PRAGUE (AP) — A number of comments by Americans on social media mistaking the Czech Republic for the country of origin of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects— ethnic Chechen brothers — prompted the Czech ambassador to the United
ROME (AP) — With a heavily polarized Parliament unable so far to agree on a new president for Italy, 87-year-old President Giorgio Napolitano yielded on Saturday to pleading from political leaders to be a candidate for a second
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Experts say that the growing piracy off the coast of West Africa takes root in the oil-slicked creeks of Nigeria’s southern delta.
Speaking Saturday at a conference on piracy, the experts say the majority
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Saudi monarch has appointed a retired army general as the kingdom’s new deputy defense minister in a shakeup just days before a visit by U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.
The official Saudi
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — As fighters in fatigues lounge in the shade of the rebel camp in the capital of Central African Republic, a boy jumps up to greet visitors with a wide toothy grin. He
The Chechen people didn’t choose the modern name of their capital. That came from the Russians, a name that encodes much of Chechnya’s identity: Grozny — The Fearsome.
Although physically diminutive — smaller than New Jersey or Slovenia
PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — More than 5,000 opposition supporters have rallied in Montenegro claiming their leader was cheated of victory in this month’s presidential ballot in the small Balkan country, which is striving to join the European Union.
LONDON (AP) — Actor Jude Law has written to the World Trade Organization to urge it to uphold a European Union ban on seal fur.
The British actor was writing on behalf of animal protection group People for
SEATTLE (AP) — The intensive manhunt for the bombers behind the deadly Boston Marathon attacks didn’t take place only on the streets with professional police officers and SWAT teams. In an era of digital interactivity, it also unfolded
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s oil ministry says the country is considering exporting oil to North Korea as a way to improve its battered economy.
The official IRNA news agency quoted on Saturday Oil Minister Rostam Ghasemi as