8:29 am, August 29, 2014

World News

EU says status quo for Gaza 'not an option'

EU offers to police Gaza border crossings as Hamas leaders consider long-term truce

Friday - 08/15/2014, 11:10pm EDT

Panama Canal turns 100 as expansion hits snags

Panama marks canal's 100th birthday amid rising concerns over waterway's delayed expansion

Friday - 08/15/2014, 09:38pm EDT

China, S. Korea blast Japan's war shrine visits

China, South Korea blast Japan ministers' war shrine visits, say Tokyo must face up to history

Friday - 08/15/2014, 09:10pm EDT

US sees surge in Cuban rafters aiming for Florida

'Wet-foot, dry foot,' welcome mat: 20 years after rafter crisis, more Cubans coming by sea

Friday - 08/15/2014, 07:44pm EDT

Iraqis welcome change of PM but challenges loom

Iraqis welcome al-Maliki's decision to step down, but immense challenges loom for successor

Friday - 08/15/2014, 07:37pm EDT

Boko Haram kidnaps 100, Chad frees most captives

Boko Haram kidnaps 100 people; Chad forces frees most of them, security official says

Friday - 08/15/2014, 04:50pm EDT

3 killed in Egypt as Islamists protest

3 killed in Egypt as supporters of ousted Islamist president protest

Friday - 08/15/2014, 03:00pm EDT

France marks 70 years since Allies freed south

France honors veterans of 'the other D-Day,' when Allies invaded southern coast 70 years ago

Friday - 08/15/2014, 03:00pm EDT

Car bomb kills at least 22 in southern Syria

Car bomb outside mosque in southern Syria kills at least 22

Friday - 08/15/2014, 02:20pm EDT

Iran: Nuclear deal by November deadline unlikely

Iran's FM says final nuclear agreement is unlikely before November deadline

Friday - 08/15/2014, 02:10pm EDT

Israel weighing how to deal with UN war probe

Israel weighing whether to deal with UN war crimes probe, accusing it of bias

Friday - 08/15/2014, 12:40pm EDT

Turkey confirms Erdogan's win as new president

Turkish electoral board formally confirms PM Erdogan's victory in direct presidential vote

Friday - 08/15/2014, 12:40pm EDT

Spain: Woman arrested with coke in breast implants

Spanish police arrest woman at Madrid airport with cocaine in breast implants

Friday - 08/15/2014, 12:40pm EDT

127 victims identified from Ukraine plane disaster

127 victims of Ukraine plane disaster identified; top prosecutor wants trial in Netherlands

Friday - 08/15/2014, 11:58am EDT

2 deaths overshadow end of Chess Olympiad

Grim end to Chess Olympiad as player dies mid-game, another found dead at hotel

Friday - 08/15/2014, 11:45am EDT

Image of Asia: Floating in Sydney Harbour

Image of Asia: Floating in Sydney Harbour

Friday - 08/15/2014, 10:08am EDT

New fighting hits South Sudan

New fighting hits South Sudan; rebel leader blames gov't for buying arms from China

Friday - 08/15/2014, 10:08am EDT

Al-Qaida urges abducted man's family to press US

Al-Qaida urges family of abducted American to press Washington to negotiate prisoner exchange

Friday - 08/15/2014, 09:20am EDT

Liberian ex-soccer star Weah records Ebola song

Liberia's George Weah, world famous soccer star, records song to raise Ebola awareness

Friday - 08/15/2014, 08:58am EDT

Lake body may be suspected Liechtenstein shooter

Police: body found in lake may be that of Liechtenstein ex-fund manager sought in banker death

Friday - 08/15/2014, 08:40am EDT
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