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Liberia president declares Ebola curfew

August 19, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's president declared a curfew and ordered security forces to quarantine a slum home to at least 50,000 people late Tuesday as the West African country battled to... more »»

Gaza cease-fire efforts collapse in heavy fighting

August 19, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Egyptian attempts to broker an end to a monthlong war between Israel and Hamas collapsed in heavy fighting Tuesday, with Palestinian militants firing dozens of rocket... more »»

Tens of thousands march on Pakistani parliament

August 19, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters armed with wire cutters and backed by cranes broke through barriers protecting Pakistan's parliament and other government buildings Tuesday night,... more »»

Egyptian cease-fire efforts collapse

August 19, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Egyptian attempts to broker an end to a monthlong war between Israel and Hamas militants collapsed in heavy fighting Tuesday, with Palestinian militants firing dozens... more »»

Palestinians: Child killed in airstrike

August 19, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian medical officials in the Gaza Strip say two people, including a 2-year-old girl, have been killed in an Israeli airstrike. more »»

Ukrainian forces press attacks on rebel-held areas

August 19, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Government troops pressed attacks Tuesday in the two largest cities held by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, while Kiev also pursued diplomatic efforts to resolve th... more »»

Somalia TV sales grow as many avoid public places

August 19, 2014

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Inside the small office, the line of sweating clients waiting to renew their satellite TV subscriptions keeps growin. more »»

Germany's Merkel to visit Ukraine on Saturday

August 19, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to Kiev on Saturday and meet with top officials, making her first visit to Ukraine since the crisis there erupted. more »»

Tens of thousands march on Pakistan's parliament

August 19, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters armed with wire cutters and backed by cranes marched on Pakistan's parliament Thursday, removing barriers blocking them from... more »»

Wife to bury Kasem in Norway, cites heritage

August 19, 2014

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The wife of U.. more »»

Argentina car crash kills 3 relatives of pope

August 19, 2014

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Three relatives of Pope Francis died and a fourth was in critical condition Tuesday after their car crash on a provincial highway in Argentina, the Vatican and a... more »»

2 Italian air force jets collide over Italy

August 19, 2014

ROME (AP) — Two Italian air force fighter jets carrying a total of four crew members collided during a training mission over Italy on Tuesday and crashed into a hilly, wooded area that erupted in... more »»

Thousands march on Pakistan's guarded parliament

August 19, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Thousands of anti-government protesters armed with wire cutters and backed by cranes marched on Pakistan's parliament Thursday, planning to remove barriers blocking them from... more »»

Top Saudi cleric: Islamic State is Islam's enemy

August 19, 2014

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's top cleric said Tuesday that extremism and the ideologies of groups like the Islamic State and al-Qaida are Islam's no. more »»

Iraqi military clashes with militants in Tikrit

August 19, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Skirmishes broke out Tuesday between Iraqi security forces and militants on the outskirts of Tikrit, a local official and a resident said, a day after the Iraqi and Kurdish troops... more »»

Israeli leader recalls team from cease-fire talks

August 19, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli official says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered negotiators at cease-fire talks to return home from Cairo following rocket fire by Palestinian militants. more »»

Israel reports new rocket attacks from Gaza Strip

August 19, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip have fired two more rockets into southern Israel.

It says the rockets were intercepted and no one was hur. more »»

Image of Asia: On the street in Old Delhi

August 19, 2014

In this photo by Manish Swarup, a man checks his mobile phone as he walks on a crowded street in Old Delhi in the afternoon. more »»

Thousands of intense earthquakes rock Iceland

August 19, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Thousands of small intense earthquakes are rocking Iceland amid concerns that one of the country's volcanoes may be close to erupting. more »»

Liberia: 3 receiving untested Ebola drug improving

August 19, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Three Liberian health workers receiving an experimental drug to treat Ebola are showing signs of recovery, officials said Tuesday. more »»

 
 

 

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