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Obama visit to Asia seen as counterweight to China

April 22, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — President Barack Obama's travels through Asia in coming days aim to reassure partners about the renewed U.. more »»

Cries of anguish as SKorea ferry toll tops 100

April 22, 2014

JINDO, South Korea (AP) — For a moment there is silence in the tent where bodies from the ferry disaster are brought for identification. Then the anguished cries begi. more »»

Biden: Russia must 'stop talking and start acting'

April 22, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that "it's time to stop talking and start acting" to reduce tension in Ukraine. more »»

Biden tells Ukrainian leaders US stands with them

April 22, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden told Ukrainian political leaders Tuesday that the United States stands with them against "humiliating threats" and encouraged them to root out... more »»

Novartis, GSK, Lilly in multibillion-dollar deals

April 22, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis AG announced a series of multibillion-dollar deals Tuesday with other major pharmaceutical companies that it said would reduce sales but boost... more »»

Nepal tries to avert Sherpa strike on Everest

April 22, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepalese authorities were meeting with Sherpa mountain guides Tuesday in an attempt to avert a climbing strike after the deadliest avalanche ever recorded on Mount Everest... more »»

Syrian rebels make last stand for Homs

April 22, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Weakened Syrian rebels are making their last desperate stand in Homs, as forces loyal to President Bashar Assad launch their harshest assault yet to expel them from the central city... more »»

AP names Klug to top SKorea editorial position

April 22, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has named Seoul news editor Foster Klug as its chief of bureau for South Korea. more »»

Seabed hunt for Malaysia jet stretches beyond week

April 22, 2014

SYDNEY (AP) — An air search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet was suspended for a day due to stormy weather on Tuesday as the painstakingly slow sonar scanning of the targeted patch of seabed... more »»

Thousands line up to bid goodbye to Garcia Marquez

April 22, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — With two heads of state and thousands of tearful admirers, Mexico bid farewell on Monday to Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian Nobel laureate considered one of the greatest... more »»

Death count in ferry sinking tops 100

April 22, 2014

JINDO, South Korea (AP) — One by one, coast guard officers carried the newly arrived bodies covered in white sheets from a boat to a tent on the dock of this island, the first step in identifying... more »»

Families' hopes for ferry victims painfully humble

April 22, 2014

JINDO, South Korea (AP) — Lee Byung-soo says he knew, when he saw his 15-year-old son's body in the tent. It could not have been more horrifically obvious. more »»

US: Pictures indicate Russian troops in Ukraine

April 21, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has released images of soldiers in eastern Ukraine that it says are Russian forces, showing militants wearing similar uniforms and brandishing Russian... more »»

APNewsBreak: US weighs curbing deportations

April 21, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is weighing limiting deportations of immigrants living in the U.S. more »»

US looking into possible chemical attack in Syria

April 21, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. more »»

Suicide bombings, attacks in Iraq kill 33 people

April 21, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Suicide bombings and other attacks across Iraq killed at least 33 people and wounded nearly 80 more on Monday, officials said, the latest in an uptick in violence as the country... more »»

UN condemns ethnic killings in South Sudan

April 21, 2014

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — U.N. more »»

Yemen says strikes on al-Qaida base kill 55

April 21, 2014

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni forces, reportedly backed by U.S. more »»

Syria elections set for June 3 amid civil war

April 21, 2014

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria called a presidential election for June 3, aiming to give President Bashar Assad a veneer of electoral legitimacy in the midst of a civil war that has killed more tha... more »»

Finnish skydiver crash probe could take weeks

April 21, 2014

HELSINKI (AP) — An investigation into a small plane crash that killed eight skydivers in Finland could take weeks or longer to complete because the charred remains of the aircraft are scattered... more »»

 
 

 

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