World News

Erdogan rules out obedient role for successor

Turkey's Erdogan says his successor won't be a compliant prime minister

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 11:20am EDT

Ancient shipwreck off Malta leaves 700 BC cargo

Shipwreck off Malta yields 700 B.C. cargo; some of oldest finds of Phoenician times ever

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 11:20am EDT

Syrian rebels seize border crossing with Israel

Syrian rebels capture border crossing with Israel in clashes with Assad's forces

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 11:10am EDT

West Africans get creative with Ebola awareness

Songs, sketches and a new take on the ice bucket challenge raise Ebola awareness in W. Africa

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 10:44am EDT

3 playful lion cubs debut at Johannesburg Zoo

3 playful lion cubs debut at Johannesburg Zoo, bringing a new generation and hope for breeding

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 10:20am EDT

Libya ministers resign over militia fighting

6 Libyan ministers resign, accuse government of taking sides in militia fighting

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 09:30am EDT

Experts find 283 DNA samples from MH17 site

Experts identifying Flight 17 victims find DNA samples from 283 people, 173 positive IDs

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 09:20am EDT

Pakistan minister urges opposition to ease demands

Pakistani minister urges opposition leaders to back off their demand for PM's resignation

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 07:46am EDT

Ebola has 'upper hand' says US health official

US health official says Ebola has 'upper hand' in W Africa but experts have tools to stop it

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 07:22am EDT

Even if attacked, airline could be liable in crash

Families of victims in recent airline crashes could seek compensation above normal limits

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 07:04am EDT

Annual tomato battle leaves Spanish town red

Spanish town drenched in red pulp as thousands take part in annual 'Tomatina' tomato battle

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 06:30am EDT

Afghanistan's one-time booming war economy slows

Afghan war-boom economy goes bust as foreign troop pullout nears, election dispute rages

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 06:18am EDT

Venezuela battles obesity amid dearth of good food

Fat socialists: Venezuela to battle obesity, which critics blame on shortages of healthy food

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 06:12am EDT

2 new Maya civilization centers studied in Mexico

2 new Maya cities in Mexico could connect the empire's north and south regions

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 05:04am EDT

AP PHOTOS: Cubans trek to beach to cool off

AP PHOTOS: Cubans trek by car, bus, horse-drawn carriage to beat summer heat at the beach

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 04:26am EDT

No sign of quick end to Ukraine conflict

Direct talks between Ukraine, Russian leaders produce no sign of quick end to conflict

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 03:58am EDT

Death of opposition leader roils Botswana

Botswana police say opposition leader died in car crash; conspiracy theories fly ahead of vote

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 03:12am EDT

French gov't reshuffle expels dissident ministers

French gov't reshuffle pushes out dissident ministers so president can pursue economic moves

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 03:04am EDT

Gaza truce open-ended, but puts off tough issues

Israel, Hamas agree to open-ended cease-fire, but put off contentious issues for a month

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 01:34am EDT

Report finds 1,400 children exploited in UK town

Report finds 1,400 children victims of sex exploitation in UK town over 16-year period

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 12:08am EDT
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