8:56 pm, December 20, 2014

World News

General: Islamic State fighters on their heels

US general: Islamic State on the defensive in Iraq as US leads effort to rebuild Iraqi army

Tuesday - 12/09/2014, 04:06am EST

Guantanamo prisoners start new lives in Uruguay

Former Guantanamo prisoners unwind at hospital, prepare for new lives as refugees in Uruguay

Tuesday - 12/09/2014, 03:52am EST

South Africa: Briton acquitted of honeymoon murder

South African judge acquits Briton of honeymoon murder; justice ministry orders inquiry

Tuesday - 12/09/2014, 03:46am EST

Israeli parliament dissolves itself, sets election

Israeli lawmakers dissolve parliament, kick off election campaign for March 17 vote

Tuesday - 12/09/2014, 03:46am EST

In Honduran schools, gangs are in control

Gangs omnipresent in Honduran schools, selling sex and intimidating teachers

Tuesday - 12/09/2014, 03:46am EST

Malala heading to Norway for Nobel Peace Prize

After school journey: Malala thrilled as she heads to Norway for Nobel Peace Prize

Monday - 12/08/2014, 09:32pm EST

Sticky issues re-emerge at UN climate talks

UN climate talks stuck on finance, ending voluntary targets for developing nations

Monday - 12/08/2014, 07:38pm EST

South African aid group describes hostage talks

South African NGO: Yemen knew of hostage release efforts before US raid that killed 2 captives

Monday - 12/08/2014, 05:06pm EST

Greek govt gambles on early presidential vote

Greece's conservatives gamble survival on early presidential vote as bailout extended

Monday - 12/08/2014, 04:07pm EST

Nigeria releases aircraft carrying French choppers

Nigeria releases aircraft with Russian crew, French officers carrying military helicopters

Monday - 12/08/2014, 03:39pm EST

Hagel credits Iraqi security forces with progress

Defense Secretary Hagel: Iraqi security forces have 'new momentum' against Islamic State

Monday - 12/08/2014, 03:32pm EST

US, France sign accord for Holocaust survivors

$60M fund to compensate concentration camp victims who were transported by French state rail

Monday - 12/08/2014, 03:28pm EST

UN: $16.4 billion needed to aid most vulnerable

UN says $16.4 billion is needed in 2015 to help 57.5 million of world's most vulnerable people

Monday - 12/08/2014, 02:19pm EST

Ugandan maid pleads guilty to child torture

Ugandan maid pleads guilty to torturing child under her care, but her lawyer protests

Monday - 12/08/2014, 01:18pm EST

Pope decries 'material slavery' as holidays start

Pope warns against 'slavery' to material things in visit to Rome's swank shopping streets

Monday - 12/08/2014, 01:00pm EST

Syrian Jewish bibles could spark ownership dispute

Ancient bibles smuggled from Syria to Israel in spy mission could spark ownership dispute

Monday - 12/08/2014, 12:18pm EST

10th Sierra Leonean doctor dies from Ebola

10th Sierra Leonean doctor dies from Ebola as disease continues to hammer health workers

Monday - 12/08/2014, 11:52am EST

Liberian president's son wants rally ban lifted

Liberian president's son, contesting a Senate seat, asks court to overturn ban on rallies

Monday - 12/08/2014, 11:30am EST

Emirates Etisalat says it backs Mobily probe

Emirates telecom operator Etisalat says it supports independent investigation into Mobily

Monday - 12/08/2014, 11:30am EST

Congo leader names government, includes opposition

Congolese president names new government, includes opposition members

Monday - 12/08/2014, 11:30am EST
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