CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Former Olympian Nova Peris says she was targeted by the worst onslaught of racial abuse she had ever endured during her campaign to become the first Aboriginal woman to win a seat in Australia’s
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state TV says that the Tehran municipal council has re-elected the capital’s popular mayor, who unsuccessfully ran for president in June.
The Sunday report says Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf won the votes of 16
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s new government prepared to take control of the nation Sunday, with Prime Minister-elect Tony Abbott vowing to immediately scrap a hated tax on carbon polluters and implement a controversial plan to stop asylum
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli government official says Israel has issued a complaint to the U.S. about Palestinian officials leaking classified details about ongoing peace negotiations.
Israeli and Palestinian negotiators had pledged to U.S. Secretary of State John
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
ROME (AP) — Italy’s ex-premier Silvio Berlusconi has turned to Europe’s human rights court in a bid to avoid a ban on holding public office and other punishment for his tax fraud conviction.
His top aide, Angelino Alfano,
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