PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A 6-year-old girl has become the ninth person to die of bird flu in Cambodia this year, as the virus continues to pose a threat to the country, the health ministry said Tuesday.
LONDON (AP) — Small stands are being built outside the Lindo Wing of St. Mary’s Hospital in central London in anticipation of a royal birth.
Major media outlets are seeking positions outside the building where Prince William and
PARIS (AP) — French far-right leader Marine Le Pen was stripped of her European Parliament immunity Tuesday and may now face charges of racism over comments she made comparing Muslim street prayers to an occupation of French territory.
NEW DELHI (AP) — India has rejected NSA leaker Edward Snowden’s request for political asylum, the External Affairs Ministry said Tuesday.
The Indian embassy in Moscow had received a request for asylum from Snowden, ministry spokesman Syed Akbaruddin
BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say Syrian troops have shelled a rebel-held suburb of Damascus, killing at least 11 people.
The shelling on Kfar Batna Tuesday appeared to be part of an ongoing government offensive against contested and rebel-held
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban suicide attackers blew up a truck bomb early Tuesday at the gates of a NATO supply company’s compound in Kabul and sprayed gunfire at security personnel, killing four guards and two civilians, Afghan
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission says it has approved General Electric Co.’s $4.3 billion purchase of the aviation parts division of Italy’s Avio SpA after GE gave assurances it won’t hold back Avio’s participation in the European
VIENNA (AP) — The United States says experts have removed the last batch of uranium from Vietnam that terrorists could have used in efforts to make a nuclear bomb.
U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz says the highly enriched
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A protege of Iran’s outgoing president says Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his allies will make a comeback as a future force in Iranian politics.
A report Tuesday by the pro-reform Shargh daily quotes Esfandiar Rahim
MOSCOW (AP) — NSA leaker Edward Snowden’s attempts to seek refuge outside the United States hit hurdles Tuesday, after Russian media reported he canceled his asylum bid in Russia and several European countries said such applications wouldn’t be
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — F.W. de Klerk, the last leader of South Africa’s apartheid era and a co-recipient of the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize with Nelson Mandela, has suffered dizziness and will be fitted with a pacemaker to help
BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake struck Indonesia’s Aceh province on Tuesday, damaging houses and injuring at least five people.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.1 quake struck at a depth of 10 kilometers
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Japan is opening its defense of the country’s controversial whaling program in the seas around Antarctica during hearings at the United Nations’ highest court.
Based on their written pleadings, lawyers for Tokyo are
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) — President Barack Obama is encouraging embattled Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi (MOHR’-see) to respond to concerns being voiced by throngs of protesters seeking his removal from office.
The White House confirmed in a
SINGAPORE (AP) — This conservative city-state convicted men for homosexual behavior as recently as seven years ago, and the British colonial-era law it used is still on the books. The government shows no interest in making a change:
JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian official says a Palestinian man has died of wounds sustained in an altercation with Israeli forces in the West Bank.
Kamel Hamid, governor of Hebron district, says the man was shot and then
NEW YORK (AP) — Minimum and maximum temperatures in Fahrenheit, precipitation in inches and weather conditions as recorded for the previous day and forecast for the current and following day in each city as of 0700 GMT:
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Doctors Without Borders says rising intellectual property rights are blocking the generic production of newer drugs to treat HIV and keeping them out of reach for developing countries.
The medical aid group says
SAO PAULO (AP) — Cristiano Gulias took a deep drag from his mini-cigar and did the unthinkable — he started a political discussion in a coffee shop the morning after Brazil’s national soccer team won a major championship.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An activist in the United Arab Emirates says an Abu Dhabi court has handed down prison terms of up to 15 years in a trial of 94 suspects charged with plotting