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Rocky love: Letters by great women are auctioned

November 18, 2014

PARIS (AP) — An unprecedented collection of 1,500 documents from some of history's greatest women is being auctioned in Paris, including everything from Catherine the Great's imperious letter... more »»

North Korea faces key vote in UN on human rights

November 18, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An attempt to weaken a United Nations move to refer North Korea's human rights situation to the International Criminal Court has failed.

The U.. more »»

Brazil ex-billionaire on trial for insider trading

November 18, 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Eike Batista, the flamboyant Brazilian tycoon once named N. more »»

Italian mobsters take secret oath in police video

November 18, 2014

ROME (AP) — Recruits for Italy's 'ndrangheta crime syndicate have been caught on video taking a loyalty oath, swearing "under the splendor of the moon," in a ceremony secretly recorded by police... more »»

Obama condemns Jerusalem attack as 'horrific'

November 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday strongly condemned the attack at an Israeli synagogue that killed four people, including three U.S. citizens. more »»

UN report: demographic shift could boost growth

November 18, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The United Nations Population Fund says changing demographics, mainly in Africa and Asia, may allow for rapid economic growth if there is sufficient investment in young people. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

November 18, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The world looked on in awe last week as European scientists — for the first time in history — placed a spacecraft on a comet hundreds of millions of miles (kilometers) from Earth. more »»

Liberian couples marry, a sign of less Ebola fear

November 18, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Robert Kollie and his fiancee postponed their October wedding as Ebola ravaged Liberia's capital. The government had warned people to avoid large gatherings. more »»

Doctor hesitates, then returns to Ebola front line

November 18, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Returning last month to Sierra Leone to treat Ebola victims after a break, volunteer doctor Juli Switala was shocked to see the obituaries and photographs of colleagues who ha... more »»

Report: 51 killed in Congo police sweep on gangs

November 18, 2014

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Police in Congo's capital conducted dozens of extrajudicial killings in a crackdown against organized crime gangs, alleged Human Rights Watch. more »»

US orders its Europe troops to keep low profile

November 18, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — The U.S. more »»

Israel premier: Destroy synagogue attackers' homes

November 18, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister has ordered authorities to destroy the homes of the attackers who killed four people in a Jerusalem synagogue. more »»

US official names Americans killed at synagogue

November 18, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The U.S. State Department has identified three Americans among those killed in an attack Tuesday at a synagogue in Israel.

Spokeswoman Jen Psaki named the three U.S. more »»

Prague wall dedicated to John Lennon painted over

November 18, 2014

PRAGUE (AP) — Prague's colorful wall dedicated to the memory of John Lennon has been painted over, leaving just a single message: "Wall is over!"

The wall, located at the heart of the Czech... more »»

Egypt rights group says constitution violated

November 18, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian rights group said Tuesday the government has repeatedly violated the country's new constitution, calling it a crime that must be addressed immediately. more »»

Blighted harvest drives olive oil price pressures

November 18, 2014

BEJA, Portugal (AP) — If your favorite bottle of Mediterranean olive oil starts costing more, blame unseasonable European weather — and tiny insects. more »»

Japan cuts whaling target in bid to resume hunt

November 18, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Japan has slashed its whale catch target in the Antarctic by two-thirds in a bid to resume its annual whale hunt, which an international court ruled must stop. more »»

Pope raffling Fiat, bikes and more for charity

November 18, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is raffling off dozens of gifts he's been given during his short papacy, including a new Fiat 4x4, some bikes and a fancy coffee maker, with the proceeds going to... more »»

Palestinians kill 4 in Jerusalem synagogue attack

November 18, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Two Palestinian cousins armed with meat cleavers and a gun stormed a Jerusalem synagogue during morning prayers Tuesday, killing four people in the city's bloodiest attack in... more »»

 
 

 

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