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Hong Kong protest movement's unlikely teen leader

November 28, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — At age 14, he stepped into the spotlight to take on — and ultimately help defeat — Hong Kong authorities' plans to launch a "national education" curriculum, calling it a ploy to... more »»

Black Friday problems hit Britain

November 28, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Americans celebrating Thanksgiving in Britain may have felt right at home as Black Friday shopping chaos caused disruptions. more »»

Swiss to vote on massive gold-buying plan

November 28, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — In Switzerland, a campaign is on to protect the country's wealth by investing in gold — a lot of gol. more »»

2 officers killed, 107 Islamists arrested in Egypt

November 28, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Two senior Egyptian army officers were killed early Friday morning as security forces arrested more than 100 Islamists ahead of planned anti-government demonstrations. more »»

Russian doctor rebellion causes headache for Putin

November 28, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Dr. Semyon Galperin spent a decade in medical research in Russia and as much time in the United States, working at top hospitals and research companies. more »»

Rebels push forward in southern Syria

November 28, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels backed by the United States are making their biggest gains yet south of the capital Damascus, capturing a string of towns from government forces and aiming to carve ou... more »»

Energy revolution spells doom for German village

November 28, 2014

ATTERWASCH, Germany (AP) — Five days a week, a giant machine eats its way through soil at the Jaenschwalde open-cast mine in eastern Germany, exposing the brown coal buried beneat. more »»

Oil plunge a panacea for crude-reliant Asia

November 28, 2014

A renewed plunge in oil prices is a worrying sign of weakness in the global economy that could shake governments dependent on oil revenues. more »»

Namibia votes in election favoring ruling party

November 28, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The southern African nation of Namibia on Friday voted in parliamentary and presidential elections expected to deliver a comfortable win for the ruling party, which has been i... more »»

Mexico president announces anti-crime crackdown

November 28, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's president announced a nationwide anti-crime plan Thursday that would allow Congress to dissolve local governments infiltrated by drug gangs and give state authorities... more »»

Mexico president announces anti-crime crackdown

November 27, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's president announced a nationwide anti-crime plan Thursday that would allow Congress to dissolve local governments infiltrated by drug gangs and give state authorities... more »»

Diplomats make trade deal to cut red tape, poverty

November 27, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — After many years of talking, the World Trade Organization pulled off a major deal Thursday that the body said could boost global commerce by $1 trillion annually. more »»

Egypt braces for new Islamist protest

November 27, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptians are bracing for potential violence ahead of a planned major protest Friday by Islamists calling for the toppling of the government and the defense of their religion, with... more »»

Peres criticizes Israel's 'Jewish state' bill

November 27, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's former president has come out against a bill floated by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that would define Israel as "the Jewish state. more »»

Ebola aid dogged by coordination lags in Guinea

November 27, 2014

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Eight months into West Africa's Ebola outbreak, aid efforts in Guinea still suffer from poor coordination, hampering deployments of international support to help quell a... more »»

Pope condemns Islamic State violence

November 27, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — On the eve of a trip to the Middle East, Pope Francis is urging religious and political leaders to speak out against attacks on Christians by Islamic State extremist. more »»

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

November 27, 2014

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you... more »»

For 600 migrants, harrowing sail ends in Greece

November 27, 2014

IERAPETRA, Greece (AP) — Hour after hour, the coast guard boats shuttled from the crippled freighter to a concrete pier, discharging a steady flow of humanity: Families with small children,... more »»

Spain soccer team starts fund for evicted woman

November 27, 2014

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish soccer team opened a bank account Thursday to collect donations for an 85-year-old woman whose eviction last week from her Madrid apartment sparked an outcry, team... more »»

Taliban attack rocks upscale Kabul district

November 27, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban fighters staged an attack Thursday evening in an upscale district in the Afghan capital Kabul. more »»

 
 
 

 

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