ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Ivory Coast officials on Thursday began exhuming dozens of mass graves dating back to the country’s 2011 postelection violence, as a new report accused President Alassane Ouattara of failing to bring his supporters
BAGHDAD (AP) — British archaeologists said Thursday they have unearthed a sprawling complex near the ancient city of Ur in southern Iraq, home of the biblical Abraham.
The structure, thought to be about 4,000 years old, probably served
LA PLATA, Argentina (AP) — Argentine police and soldiers searched house to house, in creeks and culverts and even in trees for bodies as more than 20 people remained missing Thursday from floods that killed at least 55
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — She was a Polish farmer’s daughter who emigrated to the United States, a maid who worked for a wealthy American heir, and a third wife who inherited much of the Johnson & Johnson fortune
CAIRO (AP) — It has come to be known as the “Battle of the Mountain”: a ferocious fight between members of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood and their opponents near the group’s Cairo headquarters. In a country that has already
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Insurgents wearing Afghan army uniforms launched a suicide attack and stormed a courthouse Wednesday in a failed bid to free Taliban inmates, killing at least 44 people, half of them shot in the basement.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s presidential campaign on Wednesday veered between warnings of military meddling in the April 14 vote and opposition mirth at the acting president’s suggestion that the spirit of Hugo Chavez visited him as “a
PARIS (AP) — For a French president who came to power on a promise of “irreproachability,” naming a lying tax-dodger to be his chief tax collector was probably not the best move.
Now Francois Hollande is a president
MOSCOW (AP) — A key investor in Russia’s 2014 Winter Olympics is lobbying the government to offer tax rebates for the companies operating in Sochi to help offset the rising costs of the games.
Estimates for the Sochi
MUMBAI, India (AP) — A fatal gang rape in New Delhi didn’t deter Germans Carolina De Paolo and Canan Wahner from traveling to India for a six-week tour. The attack was awful, but there is crime everywhere, they