ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey is pressing the Egyptian government to release a Turkish journalist who was detained after police stormed a mosque in Cairo and swept up hundreds of supporters of the country’s ousted president who had sought
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A top adviser to Iran’s supreme leader says the election of centrist Hasan Rouhani as the country’s president gives an opportunity to world powers to reach a deal with Iran over its nuclear program
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister has reiterated his offer to talk with militants who have so far rejected the prospect of negotiations.
But Nawaz Sharif also held open the possibility of new military operations against militants who
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling for U.N. experts to have “full access” to the sites of alleged chemical weapons use in Syria.
He told reporters Monday access must include interviews and examination of witnesses,
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — United Arab Emirates authorities held an Egyptian journalist without charge and subjected him to mistreatment in a secret prison on accusation of membership in an Islamist group, a human rights group said
TORONTO (AP) — Two men accused of plotting to derail a train in Canada with support from al-Qaida have appeared in court before they discuss their case with a judge next month.
Chiheb Esseghaier and Raed Jaser appeared
Officials in India say at least 37 people were killed when a train ran over a group of Hindu pilgrims at a crowded station early today.
BERLIN (AP) — Police arrest hostage taker in Germany and free his captives unharmed.
LONDON (AP) — A British lawmaker was among more than two dozen people arrested Monday at a protest against shale gas extraction in southern England.
Caroline Lucas, Britain’s only Green Party member in Parliament, was led away by
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is warning on the 10th anniversary of the bombing of U.N. headquarters in Baghdad that attackers targeting the United Nations have become more sophisticated, more brazen and better armed.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — Two U.S. federal agents on Monday defended their interrogation of a Guantanamo Bay prisoner accused of providing assistance to the Sept. 11 hijackers as a pretrial hearing resumed in the slowly
TORONTO (AP) — Ontario’s police watchdog on Monday charged a Toronto police officer with murder in the shooting death of a young man wielding a knife in an empty streetcar.
The shooting last month was caught on video
PARIS (AP) — Europe’s privacy watchdogs are demanding details on the extent of U.S. surveillance efforts in the wake of NSA leaker Edward Snowden’s revelations about the PRISM spying program.
The National Security Agency’s PRISM operation compels major
TORONTO (AP) — The promoter of four Chris Brown concerts in Canada scheduled this summer says the events have been cancelled.
Stephen Tobin, owner of Drop Entertainment Group, said Monday that the decision was made after consulting with
MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — Oil and gas industry executives from across Africa are meeting in Mozambique this week to discuss challenges and opportunities on the resource-rich continent.
The website of the event, called Oil and Gas Summit Africa,
LONDON (AP) — In the tradition of great music movies, One Direction’s feature-film debut has sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll — just without the sex or the drugs.
The Morgan Spurlock-directed documentary “One Direction: This Is Us”
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian judiciary officials on Monday said former president Hosni Mubarak, 85, could be released from custody later this week because there were no longer legal grounds to detain him.
Earlier in the day, Islamic militants