World News

Vote deal will work, Afghan candidate tells AP

'Afghanistan is not Iraq,' contenders will work for unity, candidate says in AP interview

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 05:44am EDT

Cholera threatens thousands in South Sudan: agency

Thousands at risk of cholera in violence-hit South Sudan, warns Save the Children

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 05:20am EDT

Church of England says yes to women bishops

Long dispute ends as Church of England national assembly says yes to women bishops

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 05:04am EDT

Nadine Gordimer, Nobel laureate, activist, dies

Nadine Gordimer: Nobel literature laureate and unwavering critic of apartheid, dies at 90

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 04:58am EDT

UK foreign minister William Hague stepping down

British Foreign Secretary William Hague leaving post as part of government shakeup

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 04:32am EDT

Shipwrecked Concordia floated for tow to Genoa

Crews successfully float shipwrecked Concordia cruise ship ahead of tow to Genoa scrapyard

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 04:32am EDT

Ebola crisis in West Africa deepens; 500+ dead

W. African countries work to contain unprecedented Ebola outbreak as disease spreads; 539 dead

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 04:32am EDT

Egypt proposes cease-fire between Israel, Hamas

After a week of fighting, Egypt proposes a temporary cease-fire between Israel and Hamas

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 02:18am EDT

UN mission evacuates from Libya amid clashes

UN mission pulls out staffers from Libya amid clashes among militias over control of airport

Monday - 07/14/2014, 06:08pm EDT

Fighting rages over Iraqi town north of Baghdad

North of Baghdad, heavy fighting rages over Iraqi town, while 12 bodies found outside village

Monday - 07/14/2014, 06:07pm EDT

Ukraine: Military plane shot down by rocket

Ukraine says military transport plane shot down in the east; blames Russia, not rebels

Monday - 07/14/2014, 05:37pm EDT

Underground lab tackles Japan nuclear waste issue

In underground lab under reindeer farm, Japan wrestles with dilemma of nuclear waste

Monday - 07/14/2014, 04:36pm EDT

Sunni jihadi group expels rivals from Syrian city

Sunni extremist group expels jihadi rivals from provincial capital in eastern Syria near Iraq

Monday - 07/14/2014, 03:40pm EDT

Cypriots file war crimes complaint against Turkey

Cypriot group files war crimes complaint against Turkey at International Criminal Court

Monday - 07/14/2014, 01:40pm EDT

Aid group: Child malnutrition rises in South Sudan

Child malnutrition rate 'skyrockets' in violence-hit South Sudan, says Doctors Without Borders

Monday - 07/14/2014, 01:30pm EDT

Egypt: Mubarak party leaders can run for elections

Egypt court says Mubarak party leaders should not be barred from running for elections

Monday - 07/14/2014, 12:50pm EDT

African nations to help Libya control its borders

Tunisia: Libya agrees to joint border patrols and weapons sweeps as unrest deepens

Monday - 07/14/2014, 12:40pm EDT

Despite offensive, Gaza rockets still hit Israel

Even if rockets remain, Israel hopes massive air campaign will deter Hamas from firing again

Monday - 07/14/2014, 12:34pm EDT

Corruption sentence for Greek city's ex-mayor cut

Former mayor of Greece's 2nd largest city has life sentence for corruption reduced to 12 years

Monday - 07/14/2014, 12:14pm EDT

How nations are tackling nuclear waste storage

How nuclear-powered nations are tackling highly radioactive waste storage headache

Monday - 07/14/2014, 11:26am EDT
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