HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — C.J. Urquico has lived on Guam for 19 years so he’s used to a military backdrop to everyday life. Navy ships visit, Air Force jets fly overhead and war games are played off the
BEIRUT (AP) — A barrage of rockets slammed into a contested district on the northeastern edge of Damascus, killing at least five people and trapping others under the rubble, activists said Friday.
The attack on Barzeh, where rebels
PARIS (AP) — Lagardere has confirmed its intention to sell its stake in European aerospace and defense giant EADS by the end of July.
The French multinational company has made no secret of its wish to get rid
PARIS (AP) — A lawyer for Gerard Depardieu says the actor again couldn’t make it in court to face drunken driving charges.
Defense attorney Eric de Caumont says Depardieu was too busy filming a movie in the United
LONDON (AP) — One of the ballet world’s brightest but most volatile stars has vanished, again.
Sergei Polunin had been due to star in a dance piece based on Billy Hayes’ prison memoir “Midnight Express” opening next week
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An official says a bomb attached to a donkey has exploded, killing a policeman and wounded three civilians.
Local government spokesman Sarhadi Zwak says the donkey blew up in front a police security post
JERUSALEM (AP) — A newspaper op-ed piece by an Israeli writer has revived an emotional debate surrounding Israel’s 45-year rule over the West Bank and east Jerusalem: Do Palestinians who throw rocks at Israelis exercise a “birthright” of
MUMBAI, India (AP) — A half-finished building that was being constructed illegally in a suburb of India’s financial capital has collapsed, killing 35 people and injuring more than 50 others, police said Friday.
The building in the Mumbai
ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) — Six nations and Iran worked Friday to find common ground at negotiations that would satisfy both Tehran’s demands for international recognition of its right to advanced nuclear technology and world concerns that the Islamic
MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — Buddhist and Muslim asylum seekers from Myanmar brawled with rocks and knifes at an immigration detention center in Indonesia early Friday, leaving eight people dead and 15 injured, police said.
The fight broke out
MUMBAI, India (AP) — A building collapsed as it was being constructed illegally in a Mumbai, India, suburb, killing at least 27 people, police said Friday.
The collapse injured 54 others and rescuers are searching for more casualties
MUMBAI, India (AP) — A building that was being constructed illegally in a Mumbai, India, suburb has collapsed, and at least 27 people have died.
Police Inspector Digamber Jangale said 54 people were injured in the collapse Thursday
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan tightened security along its border with Syria, doubling the number of soldiers as President Bashar Assad’s regime warned Thursday the kingdom is “playing with fire” by allowing the U.S and other countries to
CAIRO (AP) — The leader of the Palestinian group Hamas says there is broad cooperation between his group and Egypt’s security government, dismissing reports that Hamas is endangering Egypt’s national security.
Khaled Mashaal’s comments in a conference Thursday
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Egypt’s president began a two-day visit to Sudan on Thursday aimed at boosting cooperation after deteriorating relations between the two nations under ousted leader Hosni Mubarak.
It was Mohammed Morsi’s first trip to Egypt’s
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Central African Republic’s self-declared president will hold elections within 18 months despite initially saying that he would rule until 2016, a spokesman said Thursday.
Michel Djotodia’s overthrow of the government nearly two
LONDON (AP) — Capturing the unruly, ever-changing Internet is like trying to pin down a raging river.
But the British Library is going to try.
For centuries the library has kept a copy of every book, pamphlet, magazine
BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Pop diva Madonna, spending her fourth day in the southern African country of Malawi Thursday, picked up ailing children and joked with them when she visited an overcrowded children’s ward in Blantyre, the country’s
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials released harrowing new details on Thursday about an attack in a western province where assailants shot everyone in their path, sending terrified people jumping from windows trying to escape the assailants who
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After a series of escalating threats, North Korea has moved a missile with “considerable range” to its east coast, South Korea’s defense minister said Thursday. But he emphasized that the missile was not