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France targets welfare for big spending cuts

April 16, 2014

PARIS (AP) — France's prime minister has announced plans to cut 21 billion euros ($29 billion) from pensions, social care and health care as a part of a 50-billion-euro effort to rein in the... more »»

Sub makes 2nd dive to search for Malaysian plane

April 16, 2014

PERTH, Australia (AP) — As a robotic submarine dived into the ocean to look for lost Flight 370, angry Chinese relatives stormed out of a teleconference meeting Wednesday to protest the Malaysian... more »»

UK lawmakers slam lax security in Taliban attack

April 16, 2014

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers said Wednesday that U.K. commanders' complacency and inadequate security were partly to blame for the failure to stop a Taliban attack on a U. more »»

Pope gives a lift to 2 kids in St. Peter's Square

April 16, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has given a lift to two lucky kids during his general audience in St. Peter's Square. more »»

Belgian head of Congo's Virunga park shot

April 16, 2014

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The Belgian director of Africa's oldest national park, a reserve in conflict-ridden eastern Congo, has been shot and seriously wounded but his condition is improving, park... more »»

292 missing, 3 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

April 16, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A multi-story ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast Wednesday, leaving... more »»

South Korea says 293 missing in ferry disaster

April 16, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A multi-story ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast Wednesday, leaving... more »»

If filed, plane lawsuits might not get heard in US

April 16, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — Since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, some lawyers have claimed they can get several millions of dollars in damages for each lost passenger by taking the cases to the... more »»

China's growth slows to 7.4 percent in 1Q

April 16, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — China's economic growth slowed further in the latest quarter but appeared strong enough to satisfy Chinese leaders who are trying to put the country on a more sustainable path... more »»

Official: Iran will not discuss missile program

April 16, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Tehran will not discuss its ballistic missiles as part of ongoing talks with world powers on a final agreement to curb the Iranian nuclear program, the country's defense... more »»

Russian FM: Russia still to meet with Ukraine

April 16, 2014

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Russia is still planning to meet with Ukrainian officials at an international conference in Geneva on Thursday. more »»

Egypt clamps hold over mosques to control message

April 16, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — In his weekly sermon, Muslim cleric Ali Abdel-Moati preached to his congregation in a southern Egyptian city about the evils of making hasty judgments. more »»

Cuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricane

April 16, 2014

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — When Judith Faraiz's son was near death after a severe motorcycle accident, she put his life in the hands of God and Cuban doctor. more »»

2 dead after ferry sinks off South Korean coast

April 16, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Dozens of boats, helicopters and divers scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after a ferry sank off... more »»

1 dead, after ferry sinks off South Korean coast

April 16, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Dozens of military boats and helicopters scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after a ferry sank off... more »»

Chile leader to relocate Valparaiso fire victims

April 16, 2014

VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) — President Michelle Bachelet vowed Tuesday to reconstruct this once-beautiful port city according to a master plan that would prevent many of the 12,500 victims of... more »»

Robot sub returns to water after 1st try cut short

April 15, 2014

PERTH, Australia (AP) — A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet continued its second seabed search on Wednesday as up to 14 planes were to take to the skies for some of the final... more »»

Ukraine bares teeth against eastern uprising

April 15, 2014

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) — In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces repelled an attack Tuesday by about 30 gunmen at an airport,... more »»

Hamas praises deadly West Bank shooting

April 15, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — The prime minister of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday praised a shooting that killed an Israeli and wounded his wife and son as they drove through the West Bank the previou... more »»

Security Council sees grim images of Syrian dead

April 15, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council fell silent Tuesday after ambassadors viewed a series of ghastly photographs of dead Syrian civil war victims, France's ambassador said. more »»

 
 

 

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