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Quieter, smaller Guantanamo as debate rages on prison's fate

February 5, 2016

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — Empty cells outnumber occupied ones. There are fewer prisoners than the assorted medical personnel to care for the. more »»

After criticism, Brazil transferring Zika samples to US

February 5, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Brazil says it's sending a set of Zika samples to U.S. more »»

The Latest: Turkey says 15,000 Syrians are at its border

February 5, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times Syria local):

18.00 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Woman's lawyer slams panel's ruling as offensive

February 5, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. panel's determination that Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained (all times local):

5:05 p.m. more »»

Car bomb explodes at UN base in Mali's Timbuktu

February 5, 2016

TIMBUKTU, Mali (AP) — A car bomb exploded Friday outside a U.N. mission police station in northern Mali, killing at least one Malian soldier and wounding several others, authorities said. more »»

The Latest: 50,000 Syrians amass near Turkish border

February 5, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times Syria local):

17:00 p.m. more »»

Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to meet in historic step

February 5, 2016

VATICAN CITY (AP) — In an historic step to heal the 1,000-year schism that split Christianity, Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in an attempt... more »»

The Latest: Sweden rejects UN group's findings on Assange

February 5, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. panel's determination that Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained (all times local):

3:55 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Ecuadorean minister calls for Assange to go free

February 5, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. panel's determination that Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained (all times local):

3:05 p.. more »»

Sakurajima volcano erupts spectacularly in southern Japan

February 5, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — One of Japan's most active volcanos erupted spectacularly Friday evening with a fiery blast that sent lava rolling down its slope. more »»

Syrian troops push ahead in offensive, take another village

February 5, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian military and allied fighters, backed by Russian airstrikes, on Friday pushed ahead with a major offensive in the north of the country, capturing another village and movin... more »»

The Latest: Senior Iranian commander killed in Syria

February 5, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times Syria local):

15.00 p.. more »»

Julian Assange claims total vindication with UN panel ruling

February 5, 2016

LONDON (AP) — A United Nations human rights panel has sided with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in his long-running battle with Swedish and British authorities, saying he should be freed... more »»

South Africa: All but 3 rescued after collapse at gold mine

February 5, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A building collapsed above a gold mine in South Africa on Friday, trapping dozens of people before they were saved. more »»

AP Photos: Rocket models in North Korean propaganda displays

February 5, 2016

The Unha 3 rocket that launched the "Bright Star" satellite into space in 2012 is a symbol of North Korea's technological successes and a matter of great national pride. more »»

Karolinska University to investigate stem-cell scientist

February 5, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Sweden's Karolinska University says it is commissioning an external investigation into stem-cell scientist Paolo Macchiarini, who was cleared last year of misconduct charges related... more »»

Islamic extremists take control of town in southern Somalia

February 5, 2016

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Residents in the southern Somali town of Marka say fighters from the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab have taken control there after the withdrawal of African Union... more »»

Drought-stricken Zimbabwe declares state of disaster

February 5, 2016

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has declared a state of disaster as the country struggles to deal with a drought afflicting the regio. more »»

UN panel: Assange detained arbitrarily, should be freed

February 5, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — A United Nations human rights panel has sided with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in his long-running battle with Swedish and British authorities, saying he should be freed... more »»

Pakistan commemorates 'Kashmir Day'

February 5, 2016

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday called for resolving the lingering issue of Kashmir in accordance with U.. more »»

 
 
 

 

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