Afghan officials say female MP kidnapped

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A female member of Afghanistan’s parliament has been kidnapped by the Taliban in eastern Ghazni province and is be…

Former Nepal PM Shrestha dies at age 71

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The last Nepalese prime minister to serve before protests ushered in the Himalayan country’s first democratic electio…

Obama to meet Nordic leaders in September

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden’s prime minister says that President Barack Obama will meet with Nordic leaders in Stockholm next month en route to …

Death toll rises in Egypt crackdown

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s Health Ministry is raising the death toll in Wednesday’s violence in the streets of Cairo. Officials say at least 421 p…

Paraguay’s new president takes office

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — The man taking over as Paraguay’s new president Thursday has built a family fortune in one of the most unequal pla…

BC-WEA–Global Weather-Fahrenheit, WEA

NEW YORK (AP) — Minimum and maximum temperatures in Fahrenheit, precipitation in inches and weather conditions as recorded for the previous …