CASCADE, Jamaica (AP) — Crocodiles were once so abundant along the salty rim of southern Jamaica that images of their toothy jaws and spiny armor crown the tropical island’s coat of arms and are stenciled on the bumpers
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The announcements of this year’s Nobel Prize winners will start Monday with the medicine award and continue with physics, chemistry, literature, peace and economics. The secretive award committees never give away any hints in advance
WAZIRISTAN, Pakistan (AP) — The Pakistani Taliban say the Afghan Taliban are financially supporting their war against Islamabad and providing their fighters sanctuary in neighboring Afghanistan.
Pakistani Taliban spokesman Shahidullah Shahid revealed the support Saturday in an interview
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Some 2,000 jobless Moroccans marched through the capital Sunday, demanding the government sort out the nation’s unemployment by giving them jobs in public sector.
Like the rest of North Africa, youth unemployment, especially among
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libya says in a statement that it has asked the United States for “clarifications” regarding the abduction in Tripoli of an al-Qaida leader linked to the 1998 U.S. Embassy bombings in East Africa, saying
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has indicted a Belgian-Iranian man on charges of spying for Iran.
Israel’s Justice Ministry says Ali Mansouri took notes on the security screenings at Israel’s international airport and photographed the U.S. Embassy in Tel
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq officials say suicide bomber hits Shiite pilgrims in Baghdad, 12 killed.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he holds the Palestinian Authority responsible for a suspected Palestinian militant attack on a young Israeli girl.
Netanyahu told his Cabinet that the Palestinian government was to blame for
LONDON (AP) — Seven days after the Pakistani Taliban shot her in the head, Malala Yousafzai woke up confused in a place that wasn’t home. Her first thought? “Thank God I’m not dead.”
Malala, whose campaign for girls’
BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi official says a consortium led by Royal Dutch Shell has boosted production at a prized oil field in the country’s south to 175,000 barrels a day, speaking at a ceremony formally inaugurating commercial
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian jetfighters staged celebratory flights over Cairo on Sunday, ushering in a commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the nation’s last war with Israel on a day when rival rallies by supporters and opponents of
BAGHDAD (AP) — Suicide attackers blew up explosives-laden vehicles next to an elementary school and a police station in a small northern Iraqi village on Sunday, killing at least 13 people, many of them children.
The attacks are
BEIRUT (AP) — A U.N. official says international inspectors have begun destroying Syria’s stockpile of chemical weapons and the machinery used to create it.
The official couldn’t confirm what specifically was destroyed, but said that by the end
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian human rights group says it is asking the International Criminal Court to investigate the killings of schoolchildren and teachers by suspected Islamic militants as crimes against humanity.
Sunday’s statement comes a week
CHIHUAHUA, Mexico (AP) — An official says an out-of-control monster truck has shot into a crowd of spectators at a Mexican air show, killing six and hurting dozens.
Carlos Gonzalez, spokesman for the Chihuahua state prosecutors’ office, said
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — A United Nations special envoy has called for disputes over Guinea’s hotly contested legislative elections to be settled in court.
The remarks from Said Djinnit late Saturday came one day after the opposition announced
BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) — UN official says chemical weapons inspectors begin destroying Syrian stockpile, machinery.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s nuclear chief says authorities have arrested four workers on charges of planning sabotage in one of the country’s nuclear facilities.
Sunday’s report by the semiofficial Fars news agency gives no further details on
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Supporters of Cambodia’s opposition party staged another mass rally in the capital on Sunday to protest the country’s disputed July election.
Around 10,000 people turned out for the rally in Phnom Penh, part
BERLIN (AP) — Germany is handing over a key military base in northern Afghanistan to local security forces as part of the gradual pullout of Western forces in the coming years.
According to prepared remarks, German Defense Minister