6:59 pm, August 20, 2014

World News

Red ceramic poppies spill from Tower of London

Blood-red sea: Ceramic poppies spill from Tower of London moat to honor World War I dead

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 04:22pm EDT

In Gaza war, violent death part of daily life

In Gaza, violent death becomes part of daily life, with hurried burials, suppressed grief

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 04:22pm EDT

Egypt starts digging new section of Suez Canal

Egypt starts digging new Suez Canal section, president says will finish next year

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 04:00pm EDT

Floods kill 17 in Sudan, destroy homes

Floods kill 17 in Sudan, destroy thousands of homes in the capital

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 03:10pm EDT

Lebanese army agrees to 24-hour truce in town

Lebanese army agrees to 24-hour cease-fire in border town seized by Syria rebels

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 03:00pm EDT

World engineers honor Polish Enigma code breakers

World organization of engineers honors Poles who broke the Nazi Enigma codes

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 02:32pm EDT

UK: Man arrested on suspicion of bomb hoax

UK police: Man arrested on suspicion of bomb hoax involving Qatar Airways flight

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 02:08pm EDT

Pope speaks in German to 50,000 Catholic kids

In rare linguistic break, pope brushes off his German to greet 50,000 German-speaking kids

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 01:56pm EDT

Putin orders Russia gov't response to sanctions

Putin says he has ordered Russian government to formulate response to Western sanctions

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 01:50pm EDT

6 aid workers targeted, killed in South Sudan

6 aid workers targeted and killed in South Sudan as violence flares near Sudan border

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 01:40pm EDT

Palestinian minister: decision to join ICC soon

Palestinian foreign minister says decision on joining war crimes court coming soon

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 12:50pm EDT

Party seeks censure vote against Turkish minister

Turkish party seeks no-confidence vote into Foreign Minister over Iraq hostage crisis

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 12:40pm EDT

UK Muslim Cabinet member quits over Gaza policies

Prominent Muslim member of UK government resigns over policies on Gaza

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 12:09pm EDT

Quake hits South Africa, 1 killed

Earthquake hits South Africa, 1 killed; buildings shake in Johannesburg and surrounding areas

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 11:50am EDT

125 presumed dead in Bangladesh ferry sinking

Cabinet minister says at least 125 people presumed dead in Bangladesh ferry sinking

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 11:10am EDT

Report: 28 Turkish police detained in new raids

Report: Turkish police detain 28 officers suspected of illegal wiretaps in 2nd wave of raids

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 10:50am EDT

Death toll from Ebola in W. Africa hits 887: WHO

Death toll from Ebola outbreak in West Africa hits 887; new case reported in Nigeria

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 10:24am EDT

Image of Asia: Fetching water in a flood zone

Image of Asia: Fetching potable water in a Philippine flood zone

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 08:53am EDT

Iraq air force to back Kurds fighting Islamists

Iraq air force to back Kurds battling Islamic State offensive in the north as refugees flee

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 08:00am EDT

Sweden forest fire rages out of control, kills 1

Sweden forest fire kills 1; about 1,000 evacuated

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 07:00am EDT
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