WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry’s trip to Colombia and Brazil this week builds on efforts to deepen relations with Latin America, but he can expect a curt reception from the two U.S. allies after reports
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Heavy rains and overnight hailstorms killed at least 22 people near Afghanistan’s capital, a disaster management official said Sunday.
Mohammad Daim Kakar, who coordinates disaster management for Kabul province, said the rains began late
BEL AIR, Md. (AP) — Immigration advocates are swarming the country this month, trying to persuade House Republicans to pass a comprehensive overhaul. It was hard to tell at the town-hall meeting that second-term Republican Rep. Andy Harris
LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry is visiting Angola to see mine clearance efforts there with a charity championed by his late mother, Princess Diana.
The HALO Trust charity said Saturday that Harry will be touring minefields and meeting
MAUMERE, Indonesia (AP) — The six people swept up and killed by hot lava from an erupting volcano in eastern Indonesia had refused to leave the area for safer ground when the mountain began rumbling last year, an
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A Yemeni military official says gunmen believed to be from al-Qaida have killed five soldiers at a checkpoint in a southern province.
The official said the attackers surprised the soldiers early Sunday at their
BERLIN (AP) — German news weekly Der Spiegel reports that the country’s central bank believes international creditors will have to agree a new bailout for Greece by early next year.
The move would come months after Germany’s Sept.
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s state radio says the country’s ministry of mines controlled by longtime ruler President Robert Mugabe has not struck a deal to sell uranium to Iran for its nuclear program.
The radio said Sunday
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s housing minister on Sunday gave final approval to build nearly 1,200 apartments in Jewish settlements, just three days before Israeli-Palestinian peace talks are to resume in Jerusalem.
There was no immediate Palestinian comment, though
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Authorities imposed curfews in seven towns in the Indian portion of Kashmir on Sunday as sporadic clashes between Hindus and Muslims continued for a third day, officials said.
Police said the death toll in
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli housing minister clears way for building more than 1,000 new settlement homes.
CASCADE, Idaho (AP) — A harrowing weeklong search for a missing California teenager ended Saturday when FBI agents rescued the girl and shot and killed her apparent kidnapper at a campsite deep in the Idaho wilderness.
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Voters trudged through red muddy roads in Mali’s rainy capital Sunday to choose their next president, a leader who will be tasked with reconciling the country after a coup, separatist rebellion and an Islamic
MANITOU SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have recovered a man’s body from debris left by a fast-moving mudslide that swept through a historic town near Colorado Springs, Colo., and crews are searching for three people reported missing after
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A Massachusetts artist has been chosen to create a $360,000 public art project at the new Stadium bridges in Ann Arbor.
City officials said Catherine Widgery’s proposal called “Arbor Winds” was chosen as
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan police say that three Chinese citizens found dead in an apartment building in Kabul last week were shot to death during a party.
Gen. Mohammad Zahir, who is chief of the criminal department
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — The Grand Rapids Public Museum is offering some final chances to see programs at its planetarium before it gets a major overhaul.
The Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium is being closed Sept. 14 for
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s defense minister says that his country won’t let “rumors and speculation” harm the Israeli-Egyptian peace treaty.
The late Saturday statement by Moshe Yaalon appears to be an attempt to downplay reports that an Israeli
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (AP) — Dwayne Jones was relentlessly teased in high school for being effeminate until he dropped out. His father not only kicked him out of the house at the age of 14 but also helped
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: