Diana Nyad may have finally completed her long-held dream of swimming from Cuba to Florida, but even at an age where many people are thinking about retirement, she isn’t planning to slow down.
ORADOUR-SUR-GLANE, France (AP) — Holding hands in quiet tribute, the presidents of Germany and France are visiting the scene of the largest massacre in Nazi-occupied France nearly seven decades ago.
Wednesday’s visit by German President Joachim Gauck to
GENEVA (AP) — Top officials from four nations harboring more than 1.8 million Syrian refugees say they badly need outside help to care for those fleeing the violence.
In a joint statement Wednesday, the foreign ministers from Iraq,
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani legal aid group says dozens of Pakistani prisoners held by the U.S. at an Afghan prison are at risk of falling into indefinite detention because negotiations have stalled between the U.S. and Pakistan
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is pushing for a more stable financial system by clamping down on “shadow banking” — the high-finance sector that handles trillions of dollars but isn’t bound by the same rules as banks.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — President Barack Obama is reassuring Europeans that the U.S. is not snooping through their emails or eavesdropping on their telephone calls.
Obama says U.S. surveillance programs that became public knowledge after a government contractor leaked
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Hamid Karzai issued a legislative decree Wednesday giving minority Hindus and Sikhs a reserved seat in the country’s lower house of parliament for the next parliamentary elections in 2015.
Karzai used his
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister is warning that an outside military strike on neighboring Syria could have unforeseen consequences, and says United Nations inspectors should have a chance to report their findings on allegations of chemical weapons
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s Senate overwhelmingly passed a sweeping reform of the notoriously dysfunctional public school system early Wednesday, handing President Enrique Pena Nieto an important victory in his push to remake some of his country’s worst-run
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The young woman worked for three years at the Afghan bank, officials say. Then one day she vanished. As did $1.1 million.
Afghan authorities have been scrambling to track down the suspected thief and