1:19 am, August 29, 2014

World News

Berlin taxi drivers hail city's Uber ban

Berlin taxi drivers celebrate after city bans ridesharing service Uber over safety fears

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 10:04am EDT

Egypt Islamists mark anniversary of mass killing

3 killed as Egypt police disperse small Islamist protests on anniversary of mass killing

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 01:51pm EDT

US to deliver more weapons to Lebanese military

US to deliver more weapons to Lebanon to help bolster military as it faces militant threat

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 09:35am EDT

AP video journalist, translator killed in Gaza

AP video journalist Simone Camilli, translator and 4 others killed in Gaza explosion

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 05:38am EDT

Kurdish forces say they urgently need more weapons

Kurdish forces say they urgently need more weapons, say evenly matched with militants

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 05:18am EDT

UN says Iraq humanitarian crisis at highest level

UN says humanitarian crisis in Iraq has reached its highest level; US special forces assess

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 03:24am EDT

Iran's supreme leader dismisses direct US talks

Iran's supreme leader dismisses direct US talks, but says nuclear negotiations will go on

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 02:42am EDT

Doctors: Ebola drug poses 'impossible dilemma'

Doctors say decision not to use untested Ebola drug on African doctor an 'impossible dilemma'

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 02:32am EDT

AP video journalist Simone Camilli killed in Gaza

Simone Camilli, AP video journalist killed in Gaza, captured human suffering amid war

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 02:30am EDT

Egypt: Israel, Hamas to extend temporary truce

Egypt says Israel, Hamas, agree to extend cease-fire for another 5 days

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 02:12am EDT

AP PHOTOS: Lunar show illuminates world's skies

AP PHOTOS: Lunar show illuminates world's skies

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 02:12pm EDT

Egypt's Mubarak defends his rule in courtroom cage

In an uninterrupted courtroom address, Egypt's ousted Hosni Mubarak defends his years in power

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 12:08am EDT

Ukraine death toll spikes as attacks intensify

Ukraine death toll spikes as government onslaught on rebels intensifies and aid stuck in limbo

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 11:02pm EDT

Ordinary Ukrainians become unlikely warriors

Patriotic fervor _ and a draft _ drives ordinary Ukrainians to become unlikely warriors

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 05:36pm EDT

11 injured as train cars derail in Swiss Alps

Switzerland: 11 injured as landslide hits train in deep Alpine valley, 3 cars derail

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 04:26pm EDT

Few Nicaraguan child migrants join in trek to US

Despite dire poverty, few Nicaraguan child migrants head to US, unlike their neighbors

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 04:14pm EDT

Pope prays for reporter, translator killed in Gaza

Pope offers prayer for Italian journalist and Palestinian translator killed in Gaza

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 03:20pm EDT

Key to love? Paris swaps selfies for bridge locks

Paris hopes selfies are key to ending tourist padlock's iron grip on bridges

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 02:58pm EDT

Athens Olympics leave mixed legacy, 10 years later

Rotting venues, shining infrastructure: Athens Olympics leave mixed legacy _ 10 years later

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 02:46pm EDT

Greek economy contracts at slowest rate since 2008

Pace of Greek recession slows to lowest in nearly 6 years, at 0.2 percent in 2nd quarter

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 02:42pm EDT

Turkey to select new PM end August

Turkey to select new PM Aug. 27 after Erdogan wins country's 1st direct presidential vote

Monday - 08/11/2014, 12:30pm EDT

Kerry urges calm in Iraq

Kerry urges Iraqis to remain calm amid political crisis, backs president over PM

Monday - 08/11/2014, 12:16pm EDT

Storm capsizes boats in Northern Ireland regatta

Tail-end of Hurricane Bertha capsizes boats in Northern Ireland regatta; 10 reported injured

Monday - 08/11/2014, 12:10pm EDT

Dutch push Ukraine plane disaster inquiries

Dutch push ahead with investigations into Ukraine plane disaster despite lack of site access

Monday - 08/11/2014, 11:40am EDT

Survivor: Engine out before Iranian airplane crash

Survivor tells AP that 1 engine went out before Iranian airplane crash that killed 39

Monday - 08/11/2014, 10:53am EDT

Report criticizes US over Afghan civilian deaths

Report criticizes US for failing to investigate Afghan civilian killings during operations

Monday - 08/11/2014, 10:19am EDT

Madrid explodes in color during Holi festival

Madrid square explodes in color celebration of traditional Hindu Holi festival

Monday - 08/11/2014, 09:12am EDT

Iran's president lashes out at nuke deal critics

Iran's president offers harshest criticism yet of hard-liners opposed to making nuclear deal

Monday - 08/11/2014, 09:00am EDT

Russia starts drilling its northernmost oil well

Russia starts drilling on its northernmost oil well, off the coast of Siberia in the Kara Sea

Monday - 08/11/2014, 07:38am EDT

Ukraine demands that rebels in Donetsk surrender

Fighting rages in rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine; govt demands that rebels surrender

Monday - 08/11/2014, 06:32am EDT

Crash of Iranian built plane leaves 39 dead

Iranian plane crashes after takeoff, killing 39 in latest blow to creaking airline industry

Monday - 08/11/2014, 06:04am EDT

Liberians demand that govt picks up Ebola bodies

Riot police called to Liberian town amid protest over Ebola bodies left in street

Monday - 08/11/2014, 05:40am EDT

Malaysia plans overhaul of national airline

Malaysia to delist loss-making flag carrier in major overhaul after 2 disasters

Monday - 08/11/2014, 05:30am EDT

Turkey evacuates wounded Palestinians from Gaza

Turkey begins evacuating wounded Palestinians for treatment in Turkish hospitals

Monday - 08/11/2014, 04:46am EDT
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