World News

Poor support Brazil's president in re-election bid

Brazilian president counts on re-election support from poor because of strong social programs

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 09:10am EDT

Cease-fire in eastern Ukraine violated

Cease-fire in eastern Ukraine violated despite agreement, planned withdrawal of weaponry

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 08:20am EDT

Uighur scholar in China to appeal life sentence

Uighur scholar in China plans to appeal life sentence for separatism; cites improper detention

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 08:04am EDT

Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq are just the start

Only the start: Syria airstrikes the beginning of a campaign against expanding terror threat

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 07:50am EDT

China, US, India push world carbon emissions up

World carbon pollution up by nearly 800 million tons in 2013, mostly from China, US, India

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 07:40am EDT

Correction: China-Minority Scholar story

Correction: China-Minority Scholar story

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 06:58am EDT

Air France sticks to low-cost plan despite strike

Air France denies it's scrapping low-cost plan, despite crippling pilots' strike

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 05:24am EDT

Philips to separate lighting arm into new company

Philips continues break-up, now spinning off lighting arm into separate company

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 05:00am EDT

Vatican puts ex-Dominican envoy under house arrest

Vatican puts ex-Dominican ambassador under house arrest for alleged sex abuse

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 03:56am EDT

Airstrikes alone may not defeat Sunni militants

Airstrikes alone may not be enough to defeat Islamic State group in Syria, Iraq

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 03:46am EDT

Turkey considers military role against ISIL

Turkey considers military involvement in operations against Islamic State group

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 03:46am EDT

Wife of hostage held in Syria receives life plea

Wife of British aid worker held by IS group says she received plea for life from him

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 02:20am EDT

India successfully puts spacecraft in Mars' orbit

India successfully puts spacecraft into Martian orbit in major boost to its space program

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 01:54am EDT

Yemeni Shiite rebel leader vows to fight al-Qaida

After sweeping the capital, leader of Yemen's Shiite rebels vows to hunt al-Qaida

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 01:50am EDT

Obama urges world to follow US lead on climate

Obama urges other nations to join US in wide-ranging effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 12:58am EDT

Sierra Leone: 130 Ebola cases found in lockdown

Sierra Leone finds 130 confirmed cases of Ebola during lockdown, considering another shutdown

Tuesday - 09/23/2014, 11:00pm EDT

Syrian refugees in Turkey reach 150,000

Refugees escaping IS onslaught in Syria say besieged border city has become a ghost town

Tuesday - 09/23/2014, 07:46pm EDT

Arab states single out Israel at IAEA

Arab states circulate resolution expressing concern about Israel's 'nuclear capabilities'

Tuesday - 09/23/2014, 06:10pm EDT

EU increases Syria refugee aid by $280 million

EU increases aid for Syrian refugees by $280 million

Tuesday - 09/23/2014, 06:10pm EDT

Assad backs all efforts to fight terrorism

Syrian president vows to keep fighting jihadis, says he backs all efforts to fight terrorism

Tuesday - 09/23/2014, 05:56pm EDT
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