Yemen Risks Disintegration As South Rejects Shiite Group's Takeover
January 25 2015 6:37 AM
No sooner had Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi announced his resignation than his country's tenuous political fabric began to disintegrate.
Greek Leftists Syriza Aim For Landmark Election Win
January 25 2015 4:55 AM
The election is expected to bring radical leftist Syriza party to power. It has pledged to take on international lenders and roll back austerity measures.
Obama Calls Japanese PM Abe To Offer Condolences For Hostage
January 25 2015 4:33 AM
Obama also thanked Abe for the humanitarian aid that Japan has provided to the Middle East region, the White House said in a statement.
Egypt Tightens Security On Anniversary Of 2011 Uprising
January 25 2015 2:51 AM
State news agency MENA said 22 armored army vehicles were stationed around Cairo's Tahrir Square, the epicenter of the uprising.
Journalist Who Broke News Of Prosecutor's Death Flees Argentina
January 25 2015 12:39 AM
"I'm leaving because my life is in danger. My phones are tapped," Damian Pachter, a journalist with the Buenos Aires Herald said.
Boko Haram Releases About 190 Captives In Nigeria
January 24 2015 11:41 PM
The militants released young men, women and children who were kidnapped on Jan 6. At least 20 other people are still being held.
Russia Blocks UN Statement On Ukraine As Fighting Escalates
January 24 2015 10:31 PM
Fighting has escalated in eastern Ukraine in recent days, and Russian President Vladimir Putin has blamed Kiev.
U.S. Airliners Land In Atlanta After Bomb Threats
January 24 2015 5:14 PM
The threats against Delta Flight 1156, coming from Portland, Oregon, and Southwest Airlines Flight 2492, from Milwaukee, were deemed credible.
Obama, World Leaders Head To Saudi Arabia
January 24 2015 3:22 PM
President Obama and leaders from Russia, Britain, France and Japan will visit Saudi Arabia's new king.
Demonstrator Killed In Egypt On Eve Of Anniversary Of 2011 Revolution
January 24 2015 3:10 PM
Woman shot dead in Cairo one day before anniversary of Arab Spring uprising in Egypt.
Thousands Of Palestinians Protest Charlie Hebdo
January 24 2015 2:27 PM
Protesters called to rally by the Islamist Tahrir Party took to the streets to protest the satirical magazine's recent cover.
Pro-Russian Rebels Attack Port, Kill At Least 30 In Ukraine
January 24 2015 2:17 PM
The death toll from an attack in Mariupol has been raised to 30.
Kia Recalls Nearly 87,000 Sedans In US On Fire Risk
January 24 2015 10:33 AM
Overheating from a cooling fan resistor is the cause of the auto manufacturer's recall of 86,800 vehicles.
4 Suspected Islamist Militants Arrested In Spain
January 24 2015 10:19 AM
The suspected militants were arrested in the North African enclave of Ceuta.
Venezuela's Currency Woes Threaten US Corporate Profits
January 24 2015 9:46 AM
Venezuela's worsening economic state is causing companies like Ford to rethink strategy.
Shelling In Eastern Ukraine Kills At Least 15, Interior Ministry Says
January 24 2015 9:39 AM
Shelling was described by witness as "enough to knock the paint off his house."
34 Killed In Bangladesh Amid Political Unrest
January 24 2015 5:57 AM
Most of those killed and injured were the victims of firebomb attacks, amid rising unrest fueled by a political stand-off.
Obama Going To Riyadh To Meet New Saudi King, White House Says
January 24 2015 4:27 AM
Obama's early departure from India would cause him to skip a planned excursion to the Taj Mahal.
Republican 2016 Aspirants Gather In Iowa To Battle For Conservative Support
January 24 2015 1:40 AM
Republican presidential aspirants will vie for the support in the state that will hold the country's first nominating contest.
Baseball Hall Of Famer Ernie Banks Dies At 83
January 24 2015 1:30 AM
Banks enjoyed a stellar 19-year career as an infielder, was a perennial All Star and two-time MVP.