World News

Rain on a plane: leak forces flight's turnaround

Water flows down aisles, rains on passengers of double-decker flight; forces plane turnaround

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 01:10pm EDT

Afghanistan to release election results July 7

Afghan official says preliminary results of election will be announced July 7

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 12:19pm EDT

Dubai builder Arabtec has Abu Dhabi firm's backing

Embattled Dubai builder Arabtec aims for more transparency, keeps Abu Dhabi firm's support

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 11:40am EDT

Grenade attack wounds 4 in northern Lebanon

Grenade attack at coffee shop in northern Lebanon wounds 4 people

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 11:01am EDT

Iran pushes back against US demands at nuke talks

US demands concessions at nuke talks, Iran pushes back ahead of July 20 deal target date

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 10:49am EDT

Moldovan Parliament ratifies European Union accord

Moldova's Parliament ratifies European Union free trade pact despite Communist opposition

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 10:30am EDT

World UFO Day: Search for extraterrestrial intelligence continues

Are we alone? July 2 is World UFO Day and seeks to answer that question as people gather together to watch the skies for unidentified flying objects.

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 09:42am EDT

Militant urges Muslims to build Islamic state

Extremist group leader urges Muslims to travel to Iraq and Syria to help build Islamic state

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 07:38am EDT

Pro-Russian rebels capture police HQ in Ukraine

Pro-Russian rebels capture police HQ in eastern Ukraine after hours of renewed fighting

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 05:58am EDT

Civilian group: 56 dead in Nigeria market blast

Civilian patrol group says 56 dead in Nigeria market blast blamed on Boko Haram extremists

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 05:02am EDT

As Israel buries teens, new threats against Hamas

As Israel buries kidnapped teens, Netanyahu threatens tough action against Hamas

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 04:50am EDT

Long faces, but chins up for USA fans in Brazil

Long faces, but chins up for legions of USA fans in Brazil as World Cup squad bows out

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 04:33am EDT

Police arrest 511 after big HK democracy rally

Police arrest more than 500 at sit-in after Hong Kong stages massive pro-democracy rally

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 01:39am EDT

Iraqi Kurds dig frontier around disputed areas

Kurds in northern Iraq dig new frontier taking in disputed areas

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 07:32pm EDT

Japan's Cabinet eases post-WWII limits on military

Japan's Cabinet allows larger military role in major reinterpretation of anti-war constitution

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 07:16pm EDT

Nigerian once drugged in crate at UK airport dies

Nigeria's Umaru Dikko dies at 78; once found drugged in crate at UK airport in govt kidnap

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 06:31pm EDT

Expert: More troops signals lengthy U.S. engagement in Iraq

The Obama Administration announced Tuesday that it's planning to deploy 200 more U.S. combat troops to Iraq, prompting one military expert to predict that this is likely the start of "an expanded American role" that could increase to "a few thousand" more Americans on the ground before it's over.

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 06:12pm EDT

Vatican bank shakeup expected as pope mulls reform

Vatican bank heading into new turmoil with shakeup as pope mulls future of institution

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 05:58pm EDT

Jill Biden on weeklong tour of 3 African countries

Jill Biden highlights female empowerment, education, leadership on tour of 3 African countries

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 05:47pm EDT

Agent: Pistorius planned travel with girlfriend

Oscar Pistorius planned to travel with Reeva Steenkamp shortly before killing, his agent says

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 03:40pm EDT
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