COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan customs agents have seized 250 kilograms (550 pounds) of heroin worth $19 million from a container sent from Pakistan, in what an official says was the largest-ever stock of heroin nabbed
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she’ll press for progress on financial regulation at next week’s summit of global economic powers, which comes ahead of Sept. 22 elections in which she’s seeking a third term.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani intelligence officials say a suspected U.S. drone strike has killed at least three militants in a northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border.
They say two missiles hit a room of an abandoned
BEIJING (AP) — At least 15 people were killed Saturday after liquid ammonia leaked from a refrigeration unit at a cold storage plant in Shanghai, state media and the government said.
The Shanghai government Information Office said the
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The office of South Africa’s president says Nelson Mandela remains hospitalized in a critical but stable condition.
The statement from the office of President Jacob Zuma followed reports that Mandela had been released from the
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:
ABC’s “This Week” — Retired Gen. James Cartwright, a former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Vali Nasr, dean of the Johns Hopkins School of
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan police have started an inquiry into a group wedding for police dogs trained to detect explosives, after Sri Lanka’s minister of culture condemned the event and demanded an investigation, a spokesman
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 0700 GMT:
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian opposition pledged Saturday to slash the amount of money the government spends on legal assistance for asylum seekers if it wins national elections next week.
The soaring costs for taxpayers of an
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a suicide car bomb at a police checkpoint in the southern city of Kandahar has killed at least five people.
Javed Faisal, who is spokesman for the provincial governor, says police
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The United Nations rights chief has expressed concerns about Sri Lanka’s future, saying the island nation is showing signs of heading in an increasingly authoritarian direction despite the end of a civil war
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi authorities say that gunmen have stormed a Sunni mosque in Baghdad, killing five people.
Police officials said the attackers entered the building in Baghdad’s southeastern neighborhood of New Baghdad and shot at Sunni worshippers
MARIANNA, Fla. (AP) — University of South Florida researchers will begin exhuming dozens of graves Saturday at a former reform school in hopes of identifying the buried boys and learning how they died.
The work is set to
MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — A homeless woman has pleaded guilty to two counts of murder in the fatal stabbings of a Canadian mother and daughter who were visiting Atlantic City last year.
The Press of Atlantic City
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Lotfi Mansouri, a former general director of the San Francisco Opera for 13 years, has died. He was 84.
In a press release, the San Francisco Opera said Mansouri died Friday after a brief
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Survivors of more than 30 people killed when an oil train derailed in Quebec in July are seeking a role in the U.S. bankruptcy case of the company whose train caused the disaster.