8:31 pm, December 21, 2014

World News

Francis names new camerlengo

Pope taps French cardinal as camerlengo, official who takes charge of Vatican when papacy ends

Saturday - 12/20/2014, 02:10pm EST

Egypt official says nearly 10,000 detained this year

Egypt security official says nearly 10,000 detained in crackdown on militants, rioters

Saturday - 12/20/2014, 02:10pm EST

WHO: Recorded Ebola deaths top 7,000

World Health Organization: Recorded Ebola deaths top 7,000, fueled by surge in Sierra Leone

Saturday - 12/20/2014, 02:10pm EST

European court rules obesity can be a disability

European court rules obesity can be a disability; decision could have vast implications

Saturday - 12/20/2014, 02:10pm EST

Spaniards protest their nation's proposed security law

Spaniards protest proposed security law that would impose hefty fines

Saturday - 12/20/2014, 12:49pm EST

Iraq's Shiite fighters desert over shortages

Iraqi Shiites battling IS group appeal for aid as shortages force desertions

Saturday - 12/20/2014, 10:52am EST

2 car bombs rock southern Sweden's city of Malmo

2 car bombs rock southern Sweden's city of Malmo, no injuries

Saturday - 12/20/2014, 10:40am EST

Kidnapped Mozambican businessman released

Mozambican businessman, who was abducted last month, is released, authorities say

Saturday - 12/20/2014, 10:40am EST

US drone strike in Pakistan kills 5 militants

US drone strike in northwestern tribal area kills 5 militants, Pakistan officials say

Saturday - 12/20/2014, 09:27am EST

Extremists in Nigeria lining up elderly and shooting them

Islamic extremists in northeast Nigeria targeting elderly; lining them up and shooting them

Saturday - 12/20/2014, 08:49am EST

UN chief visits Ebola-ravaged West African nations

UN chief Ban Ki-moon visits W. African countries hardest hit by Ebola, pledges ongoing help

Saturday - 12/20/2014, 06:28am EST

Egypt's gays go deeper underground, fearing crackdown

Egyptian authorities crack down on gays, seeking to show 'morals' credentials, activists say

Saturday - 12/20/2014, 05:32am EST

Australian woman arrested in deaths of 8 children

Woman arrested for murder in killings of 8 children in Australian home

Saturday - 12/20/2014, 03:28am EST

Little-known book by pope outlines views, hopes for Cuba

Little-known book by pope outlines views, hopes for Cuba in criticizing Castro regime, embargo

Saturday - 12/20/2014, 01:20am EST

Russia seeks 10 years in prison for Putin foe

Russian prosecutors demand 10 years behind bars for Alexei Navalny, Putin's chief foe

Saturday - 12/20/2014, 12:20am EST

In Lebanon, Syrian newborns risk statelessness

Nearly 30,000 Syrian children born in Lebanon as refugees at risk of statelessness

Friday - 12/19/2014, 07:34pm EST

Greek lawmaker alleges bribery attempt in presidential vote

Greek right-wing opposition lawmaker alleges bribery attempt in presidential vote

Friday - 12/19/2014, 05:20pm EST

Iraq clashes with IS delay evacuation of Yazidis

In Iraq, clashes with IS militants delay evacuation of last Yazidis trapped on Sinjar mountain

Friday - 12/19/2014, 04:40pm EST

Hungary is new hot spot on migrant route into EU

Hungary becomes new hot spot into Western Europe for migrants from Kosovo, Syria and beyond

Friday - 12/19/2014, 04:18pm EST

Spy's parents search for son after Cuba-US deal

Convicted spy's parents searching for son after Cuba-US relations breakthrough

Friday - 12/19/2014, 04:10pm EST

American seeks to preserve storied Afghan past

American woman, 87, has made conserving Afghanistan's heritage a lifelong passion

Monday - 12/15/2014, 10:42pm EST
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