TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — U.S. forces on Saturday captured an al-Qaida leader in Libya linked to the 1998 American Embassy bombings in east Africa and wanted by the United States for more than a decade, a U.S. official
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The U.S. military says a small plane on a U.S. counter-drug mission crashed Saturday in a remote, jungle region of northern Colombia, killing three Americans and a Panamanian National Guardsman and seriously injuring the
SAO PAULO (AP) — Popular Brazilian opposition leader Marina Silva announced Saturday that she was joining forces with the Socialist Party ahead of next year’s presidential election, a decision that came after the top electoral court ruled against
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Salim Massebellah had just reached the parking lot at Nairobi’s premiere mall. Private guards inspected his trunk, then passed a mirror underneath his vehicle, checking for the exposed wires that would indicate a bomb.
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian politician who has opposed the military crackdown that has killed or jailed hundreds of Islamist supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi was surprised to find himself under a violent attack when he accidentally
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Thousands of nurses who work at hospitals across the Dominican Republic are planning a two-day strike to demand higher wages.
An estimated 13,000 nurses who belong to five large unions will go
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Separatist rebels in northern Mali say they’re returning to a peace accord with the government about a week after they said they were suspending their participation.
The announcement late Saturday was made in
ROME (AP) — Filmmaker Carlo Lizzani, a much-lauded protagonist of Italian Neorealism, has died, Italian state news media reported Saturday. He was 91.
There was an outpouring of condolences after his death was reported, including from President Giorgio
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials raise day’s death toll to 66, most in bombing of Shiite pilgrims in Baghdad.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti said Saturday that it “strongly disagrees” with a court ruling in the Dominican Republic that strips citizenship from the children of Haitian migrants.
The Haitian government had been mostly silent on the court
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq officials report 2 more bombings, raising the day’s death toll to 41.
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia’s army says a small plane has crashed in a remote region near the Panama border, killing four of six people aboard.
Gabriel Jose Olivares, mayor of Acandi in Choco department, said Saturday that
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq official: Suicide bomber targets coffee shop in Shiite town north of Baghdad, killing 13.
DUBLIN (AP) — Irish voters rejected a government plan to abolish the country’s much-criticized Senate, a surprise result Saturday that dealt a blow to Prime Minister Enda Kenny.
Kenny had personally campaigned for the proposed constitutional amendment to
JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian farmer says that a group of vandals from an Israeli settlement in the West Bank damaged dozens of olive trees as the annual harvest of the important crop begins.
Yasser Fukha said Saturday
BAGHDAD (AP) — Two television journalists were shot dead and three anti-extremist militiamen were killed in a bomb blast on Saturday in the latest attacks to strike Iraq.
The on-the-job killings are part of the deadliest surge in
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia’s feuding political parties have signed a roadmap to break their months-old impasse and put an end to the country’s drawn out democratic transition.
The parties of the Islamist-led ruling coalition as well as
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Supermodel Linda Evangelista, actress Goldie Hawn and designer Kenneth Cole lent their star power to a glitzy charity dinner and auction that raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for AIDS research and prevention.
MADRID (AP) — Spain’s geographical institute says there has been a large increase in the number of small earthquakes off the country’s east coast, where a large underground gas storage plant is being tested before going into operation.
CAIRO (AP) — A security official says an Egyptian military court has given a journalist a six-month suspended sentence on charges of spreading lies about ongoing operations against militants in the Sinai Peninsula.
The official said the military