Benedict XVI returns to Vatican Thursday

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Retired Pope Benedict XVI is coming home. The Vatican says the 86-year-old emeritus pontiff will move into his new retir…

Roadside bomb kills 2 in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Officials say a roadside bomb in northern Afghanistan has killed two people, including a local police commander cr…

Saudi authorities detain wanted Shiite

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A Saudi official says police have detained two men, including a Shiite Muslim accused of instigating violence, a…

Cyprus parliament approves bailout

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ lawmakers approved on Tuesday a multi-billion bailout agreement with international creditors aimed at prevent…

Willem-Alexander becomes new Dutch king

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Millions of Dutch people dressed in orange flocked to celebrations around the Netherlands Tuesday in honor of a once-in-a-g…