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AP Interview: Greece's repayments to ECB need discussion

February 28, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece will prioritize debt repayments to the International Monetary Fund, some of which come due in March, but repayments to the European Central Bank are "in a different... more »»

From Iraq to New York, a busy week for Islamic State group

February 28, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Little known to the wider world 18 months ago, the Islamic State extremist group has muscled its way into the international spotlight by carving out a self-declared caliphate in the... more »»

One of Turkey's best-known novelists, Yasar Kemal, dies

February 28, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Yasar Kemal, one of Turkey's best-known novelists whose focus on social injustices brought him into conflict with authority, died in Istanbul on Saturday. He was 91. more »»

Attacks kill 37 people in and north of Iraq's capital

February 28, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — A series of attacks targeting public places and Shiite militia checkpoints in and north of Iraq's capital killed 37 people Saturday, authorities sai. more »»

Egyptian court declares Hamas a 'terrorist organization'

February 28, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court declared Hamas a "terrorist organization" on Saturday, further isolating the blockaded rulers of the Gaza Strip once openly welcomed by the country's toppled... more »»

China's central bank cuts rates again to boost economy

February 28, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — China's central bank cut interest rates for the second time in three months Saturday, adding to signs the country's leaders are worried the economic slowdown is deepening too... more »»

UNICEF: Hundreds of South Sudanese boys believed abducted

February 28, 2015

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The U.N. more »»

Zimbabwe's Mugabe celebrates 91st birthday

February 28, 2015

VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe (AP) — President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe marked his 91st birthday by speaking for more than an hour on his feet Saturday, delivering a characteristically defiant speech... more »»

Poland's 'Barbie' candidate dashes hope for left's revival

February 28, 2015

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's main left-wing party was once a major player. more »»

Western leaders condemn Nemtsov killing, press Kremlin

February 28, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Western leaders are condemning the assassination of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov and pressing the Kremlin to ensure that the killing is investigated thoroughly. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Antarctica's spectacular glaciers melting faster

February 28, 2015

CAPE LEGOUPIL, Antarctica (AP) — From the ground of this extreme northern part of Antarctica, a spectacular white and blinding ice seemingly extends forever. more »»

Car bombs kill 27 people north of Iraq's capital, Baghdad

February 28, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Car bombs targeting a crowded market and Shiite militia checkpoints north of Iraq's capital killed 27 people Saturday, authorities said, as the country's prime minister vowed to... more »»

3rd man suspected of helping gunman jailed in custody

February 28, 2015

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A man suspected of providing a bullet-proof jacket to the gunman who killed two people in attacks in Copenhagen has been jailed for 26 days. more »»

Lesotho votes in bid to overcome tension

February 28, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The southern African nation of Lesotho on Saturday held an early election aimed at overcoming tension among political factions that has led to violence among security forces... more »»

Jailed Kurdish leader calls on PKK to lay down arms

February 28, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Imprisoned Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan has called on his fighters to lay down arms as part of a peace process to end a 30-year insurgency, Turkey's main Kurdish... more »»

Russian investigators: Nemtsov killing may be provocation

February 28, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's top investigative body says it is looking into several possible motives for the killing of prominent opposition figure Boris Nemtsov, including an attempt to destabilize th... more »»

5 things to know about Estonia's parliamentary election

February 28, 2015

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Estonia's center-right government is being challenged by a party that draws its support from the Baltic country's Russian minority. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Germany Young Ensemble

February 28, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Hoping to demonstrate their posture, agility and strength, a handful of boys and more than 120 girls between ages 7 and 9 tried out for the Young Ensemble of Berlin's... more »»

Police in German city warn of potential extremist threat

February 28, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Police in the German city of Bremen are warning of a potential danger from Islamic extremists there and say they are stepping up security measure. more »»

Prominent Putin critic Boris Nemtsov shot dead near Kremlin

February 28, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down Saturday near the Kremlin, just a day before a planned protest... more »»

 
 
 

 

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