7:46 am, February 28, 2015

World News

Desperate Afghan avalanche survivors await rescue on roofs

In scenes of desperation, avalanche survivors in Afghanistan wait for rescue on rooftops

Saturday - 02/28/2015, 05:18am EST

Argentina prosecutor Julio Cesar Strassera dies at 81

Julio Cesar Strassera, who won convictions against Argentine dictators, dies at 81

Saturday - 02/28/2015, 04:19am EST

Amsterdam warns tourists white heroin being sold as cocaine

Amsterdam warns about white heroin being sold as cocaine after 3 Danish tourists are taken ill

Saturday - 02/28/2015, 04:18am EST

Switzerland 1st country to submit pledge for UN climate pact

Switzerland becomes 1st country to formally submit pledge for UN climate pact

Saturday - 02/28/2015, 03:50am EST

UN plans decision in August on mass Ebola vaccine program

UN says experts will decide in August whether to recommend mass Ebola vaccine program

Saturday - 02/28/2015, 03:50am EST

Well-educated 'Jihadi John' no surprise to experts

'Jihadi John' profile no surprise to experts who say there is no average terrorist type

Saturday - 02/28/2015, 01:02am EST

Mexican police capture top cartel capo 'La Tuta' Gomez

Mexican police nab teacher-turned-drug lord, Servando 'La Tuta' Gomez of Knights Templar gang

Saturday - 02/28/2015, 12:10am EST

Ukraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons

Ukraine government, rebels withdraw heavy weapons from front line, but suspicion lingers

Friday - 02/27/2015, 04:40pm EST

Greek prime minister rules out third bailout

Greek PM rules out 3rd bailout, pledges draft law to address extreme poverty

Friday - 02/27/2015, 04:17pm EST

Venezuelan protest deadly force order after young boy killed

Students protest order allowing police to use deadly force on protesters after boy killed

Friday - 02/27/2015, 04:00pm EST

Iraqi-born cleric faces custody for praising Paris attack

In Norway, controversial Iraqi cleric faces custody again after praising Paris terror attack

Friday - 02/27/2015, 02:50pm EST

Cash-strapped Ukraine struggles to keep Russia gas supplies

Ukraine tries to keep Russian gas supplies coming but faces severe financial trouble

Friday - 02/27/2015, 01:56pm EST

Madonna: Hit my head, got whiplash in Brits stage tumble

Madonna says she hit her head, suffered whiplash in widely viewed stage tumble at Brit Awards

Friday - 02/27/2015, 01:56pm EST

Rediscovered Picasso to go on display in Paris museum

Long-missing Picasso painting, found in US, to go back on display in Paris' Pompidou Centre

Friday - 02/27/2015, 01:36pm EST

Hungary's premier rejects immigration, multicultural society

Hungarian leader calls multicultural society a 'delusion' in speech denouncing migrants

Friday - 02/27/2015, 01:26pm EST

Russian diplomat slams "destructive" US stance

Russian diplomat accuses Washington of taking "destructive" stance, warns of retaliation

Friday - 02/27/2015, 01:10pm EST

Scandinavians form human chains after synagogue attacks

Swedes, Danes form human chains to show unity after attacks against Jews in Europe

Friday - 02/27/2015, 01:09pm EST

Vatican denounces leaks of documents on finance reforms

Vatican condemns leaks seeking to undermine financial reforms and pope's finance czar

Friday - 02/27/2015, 01:06pm EST

South African business owners petrol bomb immigrant shop

South African business owners demand that immigrants close shop, petrol bombing immigrant shop

Friday - 02/27/2015, 12:49pm EST

EU, others: Catch plans for Bluefin tuna threaten recovery

EU, Japan, other nations criticize unilateral Turkish plan to fish more Bluefin tuna

Friday - 02/27/2015, 12:49pm EST
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