MALE, Maldives (AP) — The first democratically elected president of the Maldives, who was ousted last year in what he called a coup, will face a runoff against the brother of the country’s former dictator after falling short
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A court in Bangladesh’s capital indicted four bloggers Sunday for their allegedly inflammatory writings about Islam and its Prophet Muhammad.
Metropolitan Sessions Court Judge Zahurul Haque said he had accepted the charges filed by
BAGHDAD (AP) — Al-Qaida’s branch in Iraq says it carried out a series of bombings that killed at least 50 people, mostly in Shiite areas across the capital in retaliation for the recent arrests made against Sunnis.
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — An Egyptian military official says helicopter gunships have launched new strikes targeting militant hideouts in the northern Sinai peninsula, on a second day of a major offensive aiming at quelling an insurgency in the
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia says one more man has died from a new respiratory virus related to SARS, bringing to 45 the number of deadly cases in the kingdom at the center of the outbreak.
CAIRO (AP) — A 50-member panel tasked with amending Egypt’s Islamist-backed 2012 constitution has convened for the first time to look into key changes of disputed articles.
The panel dominated by secularist parties and liberal public figures met
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Scientists are assessing the damage from a massive wildfire burning around Yosemite National Park, laying plans to protect habitat and waterways as the fall rainy season approaches.
Members of the federal Burned Area Emergency
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Wildlife officials say they shot and killed a black bear that prevented students from leaving a Boulder elementary school.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife spokeswoman Jennifer Churchill tells The Daily Camera (http://bit.ly/1ennSVv ) the male
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Decades-old DNE evidence has detectives in Santa Barbara County, California, taking another look at the “Original Night Stalker’ case.
They are trying to identify the serial killer suspected in at least eight killings
DETROIT (AP) — Hip-hop diplomacy is headed to the United States from Iraq.
Six members of the First Step Crew will travel next month to New York, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Detroit. The dancers and rappers are part
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari is stepping down at the end of his five year term, becoming the first democratically elected president in the country’s history to complete his full tenure in office.
MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow is holding its first mayoral election in a decade. Although an incumbent backed by President Vladimir Putin is expected to win Sunday’s election handily, the candidacy of charismatic opposition leader Alexei Navalny is changing
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Hundreds of troops have been deployed to quell deadly riots and clashes between Hindus and Muslims sparked by the killing of three villagers who had objected when a young woman was being harassed in
NEW YORK (AP) — Minimum and maximum temperatures in Fahrenheit, precipitation in inches and weather conditions as recorded for the previous day and forecast for the current and following day in each city as of 0800 GMT:
TORONTO (AP) — Not long ago, Daniel Radcliffe traded in his black-rimmed Harry Potter glasses for a bold acting choice. And he has never looked back.
Now the 24-year-old actor’s at the Toronto International Film Festival with three
TOKYO (AP) — A half-century after the 1964 Tokyo games heralded Japan’s reemergence from destruction and defeat in World War II, the city’s triumphant bid to host the 2020 games is giving this aging nation a chance to
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve policy makers will have conflicting data on the strength of the job market to consider when they gather later this month to decide whether to ease the Fed’s economic stimulus.
The economy has