Egypt premier

Egypt names new premier ahead of key vote

Egypt's interim president chose the outgoing housing minister, a construction magnate from the era of ousted autocrat Hosni Mubarak, as his …

An Afghan mother shows off her 3-hour-old baby in the maternity ward of Ahmad Shah Baba District Hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan on Monday, Feb. 24. 2014. (AP Photo/Cassandra Vinograd)

Aid group: Afghan medical needs unmet

Doctors Without Borders said that while some progress has been made from the last decade of international investment, access to medical care…

Gorbachev

Gorbachev calls for Ukraine unity

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev says it is important that Ukraine hold together, emphasizing the battle for influence between Russia …

Police agents escort Guatemalan Hugo Alvaro Gomez to a courtroom in Guatemala City, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. Gomez and eight other alleged members of Los Zetas drug cartel were each sentenced to 106 years in prison, after they were found guilty of participating in the May 14, 2011 massacre of 27 farm laborers in Peten, north of Guatemala City. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

9 guilty in drug massacre

A Guatemalan court on Friday convicted three Mexican men and six Guatemalans of murder and kidnapping for the 2011 massacre of 27 farm worke…

Activists reinforce the barricades in Kiev's Independence Square, the epicenter of the country's current unrest, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Fierce clashes between police and protesters, some including gunfire, shattered a brief truce in Ukraine's besieged capital Thursday, killing numerous people. The deaths came in a new eruption of violence just hours after the country's embattled president and the opposition leaders demanding his resignation called for a truce and negotiations to try to resolve Ukraine's political crisis. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)

Kiev protest death toll tops 100

At least 101 people have died this week in the clashes in Kiev, according to protesters and Ukrainian authorities, a sharp reversal in three…