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India, China vow cooperation as troops face off

September 18, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian and Chinese troops faced off along their Himalayan border on Thursday as the countries' leaders held a rare meeting in New Delhi, promising to boost economic cooperation... more »»

IS group seizes 16 villages in northern Syria

September 18, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State fighters backed by tanks have captured 16 Kurdish villages over the past 24 hours in northern Syria near the Turkish border, prompting civilians to flee their homes... more »»

Thai military ruler apologizes for bikini comment

September 18, 2014

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's military ruler apologized Thursday for suggesting that foreigners visiting the country's world-famous beaches might be unsafe wearing bikinis in the wake of the killing... more »»

Ukraine reports sporadic violations of cease-fire

September 18, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — The city council in Donetsk says no deaths were reported in fighting overnight, one of the quietest nights recently in eastern Ukraine.

However, Col. more »»

British Muslims plead for hostage under threat

September 18, 2014

LONDON (AP) — British Muslim leaders made a plea Thursday for the safety of a British hostage threatened with beheading by Islamic State extremists in Syria. more »»

A guide to Scotland as it votes on independence

September 18, 2014

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The people of Scotland are deciding Thursday whether to end a partnership with the rest of the United Kingdom that has lasted more than 300 years. more »»

Police step up security in Los Cabos after Odile

September 18, 2014

SAN JOSE DEL CABO, Mexico (AP) — Police stepped up patrolling overnight in the resort area of Los Cabos, where looters stripped many stores of goods and tens of thousands faced a fourth day... more »»

Australian police: Raids thwarted beheading plot

September 18, 2014

SYDNEY (AP) — Police said they thwarted a plot to carry out beheadings in Australia by supporters of the radical Islamic State group by detaining 15 people and raiding more than a dozen propertie... more »»

Scots decide whether to declare independence

September 18, 2014

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — The fate of the United Kingdom was at stake Thursday as Scotland began voting in a referendum on whether to become an independent state, deciding whether to unravel a... more »»

Int'l monitors endorse Fiji election as credible

September 18, 2014

SUVA, Fiji (AP) — International observers endorsed the landmark Fiji election as credible on Thursday, although most smaller political parties said they would not accept what appeared to be a... more »»

India, China leaders to discuss trade, investment

September 18, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed to bring prosperity to Asia and create opportunities for the world as he and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi began talks Thursday to deepe... more »»

Minority scholar denies separatism at China trial

September 18, 2014

URUMQI, China (AP) — A Muslim Uighur scholar accused of separatism sought to show Thursday that his writings and classroom lectures, including rhetoric saying Chinese are dragons and Uighurs are... more »»

UN's flight marks new era on Israel-Syria front

September 18, 2014

CAMP ZIOUANI, Golan Heights (AP) — For four decades, a multinational United Nations mission has quietly monitored the sleepy Golan Heights — providing a symbol of stability between bitter enemies... more »»

Emotions mount on final day of Scottish campaign

September 18, 2014

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — For Scots, Wednesday was a day of excitement, apprehension, and a flood of final appeals before a big decision. more »»

Australian leader warns of planned random attack

September 18, 2014

SYDNEY (AP) — Counterterrorism raids in Sydney on Thursday were sparked by security intelligence that the Islamic State movement was planning a random, violent attack in Australia as a... more »»

Scotland's independence vote puts UK union on edge

September 18, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Breaking up is hard to do, especially after 307 years. The entire United Kingdom will find out just how hard if Scotland chooses independence in Thursday's vote. more »»

Doctor: Ford to undergo 40 days of chemotherapy

September 18, 2014

TORONTO (AP) — Doctors say Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will undergo 40 days of chemotherapy to treat a rare and difficult-to-beat cancer that forced him to drop his bid for re-election.

Dr. more »»

AP Interview: Silva seeks grassroots Brazil reform

September 18, 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Front-running presidential candidate Marina Silva says the key to her support among millions of Brazilians who joined in anti-government protests last year is her... more »»

Fed keeps rates low, but brace for the inevitable

September 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Record-low interest rates will be around for at least a few more months, the Federal Reserve made clear Wednesday.

Enjoy the easy money while it lasts. more »»

Iran rules out cooperating with US in Iraq

September 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Iran's foreign minister on Wednesday ruled out cooperating with the United States in helping Iraq fight Islamic State militants and warned that the terrorist group poses a much... more »»

 
 

 

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