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Afghan Taliban confirm Mullah Omar's death, choose successor

July 30, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban confirmed the death of longtime leader Mullah Mohammad Omar and appointed his successor Thursday, as a new round of peace talks was indefinitely postponed... more »»

Wing part could help solve what happened to MH370

July 30, 2015

SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion (AP) — A barnacle-encrusted wing part that washed up on a remote Indian Ocean island could help solve one of aviation's greatest mysteries, as investigators work to connect i... more »»

Turkey onslaught on Kurds, after IS attack, fuels anger

July 30, 2015

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (AP) — Just when it seemed Turkey was getting serious about the fight against IS, it has turned its military focus to pounding its old foe: the Kurdish rebel. more »»

The Latest: Wing part may arrive in French city on Saturday

July 30, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Here are the latest developments on the Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared nearly a year and a half ago (all times local):

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8:40 p.m. more »»

Zimbabwean baffled by foreign concern for killed lion

July 30, 2015

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — While the death of a protected lion in Zimbabwe has caused outrage in the United States — much of it centered on the Minnesota dentist who killed the animal — most in... more »»

Wing part turns up as solid clue in hunt for MH370

July 30, 2015

SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion (AP) — A sea-crusted wing part washed up on an island in the western Indian Ocean may be the first trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 since it vanished nearly a year and a... more »»

The Latest: MH370 passenger's sister skeptical about wing

July 30, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Here are the latest developments on the Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared nearly a year and a half ago (all times local):

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6:32 p.m. more »»

US delivering 8 newer F-16 warplanes to Egypt

July 30, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — The United States Embassy in Cairo says the U.S. is delivering eight newer F-16 warplanes to Egypt as part of an ongoing military support package. more »»

South Sudan soldiers accused of stealing relief food

July 30, 2015

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Soldiers believed to be with the South Sudanese army and allied militia stole relief supplies and killed seven people in an attack on a rebel-held part of Unity state, a... more »»

India hangs only man sentenced to die for 1993 Mumbai blasts

July 30, 2015

NEW DELHI (AP) — Ignoring pleas and petitions by civil society groups, India on Thursday hanged an accountant convicted of supporting the 1993 Mumbai bombings that killed 257 people in the... more »»

Greek leader seeks to quash rebellion with party vote

July 30, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — In a bid to consolidate his political support and complete a crucial bailout with creditors, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday called for a vote within his... more »»

Lawyer: Litvinenko poison may have harmed Londoners' health

July 30, 2015

LONDON (AP) — The killers of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko may have harmed the health of thousands of Londoners as they trailed radioactive polonium-210 around the city, a lawyer for... more »»

Afghan Taliban: 'family' of Mullah Omar confirm his death

July 30, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban have released a statement purportedly from the family of Mullah Omar saying he has died of an unspecified illness. more »»

Putin praises Iran deal in call with Netanyahu

July 30, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has praised a deal between Iran and world powers in a conversation with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. more »»

The Latest: French helicopter joins search over Reunion

July 30, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Here are the latest developments on the Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared nearly a year and a half ago (all times local):

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3:45 p.m. more »»

Taliban confirm leader's death, choose Mullah Omar successor

July 30, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — High-ranking officials from the Afghan Taliban confirmed on Thursday the death of their leader, Mullah Mohammad Omar, and said the group's top council has elected his... more »»

Nigeria, Cameroon pledge coordinated Boko Haram fight

July 30, 2015

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Nigeria's president is promising deeper collaboration with its neighbors in the fight against Islamic extremism after a two-day visit to Cameroon. more »»

Wildlife activists concerned over Uganda-Congo border oil

July 30, 2015

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Activists on Thursday urged Uganda's government to reverse a decision to open for oil drilling a wildlife park on Uganda's border with Congo, saying the move puts pressure... more »»

Malaysian premier: plane debris to be sent to France

July 30, 2015

PARIS (AP) — A sea-crusted wing part washed up on an island in the western Indian Ocean may be the first trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 since it vanished nearly a year and a half ago, and ... more »»

Lion-hunting is legal in parts of Africa despite concern

July 30, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — It is, for some well-heeled foreign visitors, the ultimate African experience: the thrill of hunting a lion, one of the "Big Five" animals whose habitats are under increasing... more »»

 
 
 

 

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