10:52 am, May 29, 2015

World News

Iraq begins operation to oust Islamic State from Anbar

Iraq launches major operation to retake Anbar province from Islamic State extremists

Wednesday - 05/27/2015, 04:42am EDT

AP NewsBreak: Russia, US close on Iran 'snap-back' sanctions

AP NewsBreak: Officials say Russia, US bridging differences over Iran 'snap-back' sanctions

Wednesday - 05/27/2015, 03:30am EDT

UN says alarming spike in female suicide bombings in Nigeria

UN reports alarming spike in girls and women used in suicide bombings by Boko Haram in Nigeria

Wednesday - 05/27/2015, 03:06am EDT

Gaza militants fire rocket at Israel; no casualties reported

Hamas official says unknown Gaza militants fire rocket at Israel; no casualties reported

Wednesday - 05/27/2015, 03:00am EDT

For an IS fighter, a paid honeymoon in caliphate's heart

Honeymoon in the 'New York' of the caliphate points to Islamic State's welfare for fighters

Wednesday - 05/27/2015, 02:28am EDT

Closed-door trial in Iran of Washington Post reporter begins

Iranian security court begins closed-door espionage trial of detained Washington Post reporter

Tuesday - 05/26/2015, 11:32pm EDT

APNewsBreak: UN officials let child sex abuse claims linger

APNewsBreak: UN officials let claims of child sex abuse by French soldiers linger for months

Tuesday - 05/26/2015, 11:06pm EDT

Malaysian forensics teams dig up graves at traffickers' camp

Malaysian forensics teams dig up graves at abandoned traffickers' camp

Tuesday - 05/26/2015, 06:42pm EDT

Obama, South Korean president to meet at White House in June

Obama to welcome South Korean president to White House for talks next month

Tuesday - 05/26/2015, 05:30pm EDT

UN delays Yemen peace talks scheduled to start Thursday

UN chief orders Yemen peace talks postponed after government, others seek more time

Tuesday - 05/26/2015, 05:20pm EDT

US military begins search flights for stranded Rohingya

US military conducts surveillance flights to help search for Rohingya migrants at sea

Tuesday - 05/26/2015, 05:20pm EDT

Paris celebrates WWII resistance heroes in Pantheon ceremony

Paris celebrates World War II resistance figures, has them join Pantheon of national heroes

Tuesday - 05/26/2015, 04:20pm EDT

The Latest on IS: Militia name for Anbar fight draws ire

The Latest on IS: Shiite militia name for fight in Iraq's Anbar draws ire over sectarian tilt

Tuesday - 05/26/2015, 04:16pm EDT

Countries approve plan for $100M health emergency fund

Countries approve plan for $100 million UN health emergency response fund

Tuesday - 05/26/2015, 03:30pm EDT

A guide to Greece's debt crisis and what's at stake

A guide to what Greece's debt crisis is about and what is at stake

Tuesday - 05/26/2015, 03:12pm EDT

Danish radio station slammed after allegedly killing rabbit

Danish radio station harshly criticized after allegedly killing rabbit live on morning show

Tuesday - 05/26/2015, 02:08pm EDT

Despite challenges, Zimbabwe showcases artists in Venice

Showcasing African art, Zimbabwe has a pavilion at Venice Biennale for third time in a row

Tuesday - 05/26/2015, 02:00pm EDT

Moldovan president: We prefer European Union orbit to Russia

Moldovan leader: We prefer European Union but Russian presence still felt in ex-Soviet state

Tuesday - 05/26/2015, 01:56pm EDT

French diplomat doesn't see Iran nuke deal by end of June

French diplomat says Iran nuke accord by end of June very unlikely, unless deal is 'fuzzy air'

Tuesday - 05/26/2015, 01:20pm EDT

Grave of assassinated Burkina Faso leader exhumed

Grave of assassinated Burkina Faso leader exhumed nearly 30 years after his death

Tuesday - 05/26/2015, 01:16pm EDT
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