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Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 21 dead

March 28, 2015

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Blood spattered utensils, bullet-pocked walls and overturned chairs mark the reception area of a prominent hotel in the Somali capital following an attack by Islamic... more »»

Millions of Nigerians turn out to vote in presidential poll

March 28, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerians turned out in their millions Saturday to vote in a presidential election that analysts say is too close to call between President Goodluck Jonathan and former... more »»

Boko Haram forces villagers from 2 poll stations in north

March 28, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Witnesses say Boko Haram gunmen forced villagers to abandon three northeastern polling stations as Nigerians line up to vote in a closely contested presidential election. more »»

Uzbekistan to vote to extend veteran leader's rule

March 28, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Uzbekistan is going through the motions of a presidential election this weekend, with a crushing win for its longtime leader a foregone conclusion, but the long-term future of the... more »»

Nigerians turn out en masse to vote in presidential election

March 28, 2015

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerians turned out en masse to vote in a presidential election Saturday that analysts say is too close to call between President Goodluck Jonathan and former military... more »»

UN chief: Negotiations way to prevent long Yemen conflict

March 28, 2015

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said negotiations are the only way to prevent a long-term conflict in Yemen.

The U.. more »»

Yemen's president calls Shiite rebels 'stooges of Iran'

March 28, 2015

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Yemen's embattled president has called Shiite rebels who forced him to flee the country "stooges of Iran," directly blaming the Islamic Republic for the chaos there. more »»

Saudi king: Yemen intervention won't stop until country safe

March 28, 2015

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Saudi King Salman has vowed that the military intervention in Yemen will not stop until the country is stable and saf. more »»

Egypt president says Yemen intervention was 'unevitable'

March 28, 2015

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Egypt's president says the military intervention by a 10-nation coalition led by Saudi Arabia was "inevitable" after meddling there by a foreign power — a thinly... more »»

Egypt calls for joint Arab military force amid Yemen strikes

March 28, 2015

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Egypt's president has called for the creation of a joint Arab military force as it and other countries launch airstrikes against Shiite rebels in Yemen. more »»

Arab leaders meet in Egypt amid Yemen airstrike campaign

March 28, 2015

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Arab leaders are meeting in a key summit in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, days after a Saudi-led, 10-nation alliance began a campaign of airstrikes... more »»

Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 17 dead

March 28, 2015

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somali troops on Saturday took full control of a hotel that extremist gunmen stormed and occupied for more than 12 hours following a suicide bombing. more »»

About 4,000 fishermen stranded on Indonesian islands

March 28, 2015

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The number of foreign fishermen stranded on several remote eastern Indonesian islands has spiraled to 4,000, including some revealed in an Associated Press investigation... more »»

Italian court throws out Knox conviction once and for all

March 28, 2015

ROME (AP) — Amanda Knox, who maintained that she and her former Italian boyfriend were innocent in her British roommate's murder through multiple trials and nearly four years in jail, was... more »»

Marriage plans and writing occupy Amanda Knox

March 28, 2015

SEATTLE (AP) — Despite the murder case hanging over her head, Amanda Knox tried to lead a normal life in the more than three years since she was freed from an Italian prison: She recently got... more »»

Astronauts dock with space station for 1-year mission

March 28, 2015

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — The capsule carrying a Russian and an American who are to spend a year away from Earth has docked with the International Space Station. more »»

Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned by Italy high court

March 28, 2015

ROME (AP) — Italy's highest court on Friday overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend in the 2007 slaying of Knox's roommate, bringing to a definitive end the... more »»

Sierra Leoneans to stay home in final push to stop Ebola

March 28, 2015

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone's 6 million people were told to stay home for three days beginning Friday, except for religious services, as the West African nation attempted a final... more »»

Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned by Italy high court

March 27, 2015

ROME (AP) — Italy's highest court overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend Friday, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case that captivated people on... more »»

The Latest: Church service in Duesseldorf for crash families

March 27, 2015

10:40 p.m. (2140 GMT, 5:40 p.m. more »»

 
 
 

 

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