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Defiant Hamas leader calls for opening of Gaza borders, world to push for end of Israeli siege

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Defiant Hamas leader calls for opening of Gaza borders, world to push for end of Israeli siege.

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Defiant Hamas leader calls for opening of Gaza borders, world to push for end of Israeli siege

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Defiant Hamas leader calls for opening of Gaza borders, world to push for end of Israeli siege.

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Thousands attend tense pro-Gaza march in Paris

Thousands attend tense pro-Gaza march in Paris

PARIS (AP) — Days after two banned pro-Gaza protests degenerated into violence, several thousands of demonstrators marched Wednesday through P…

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Plane crashes while landing in Taiwan, killing 47

Plane crashes while landing in Taiwan, killing 47

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 47 people and w…

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Somali lawmaker shot dead in drive-by shooting

Somali lawmaker shot dead in drive-by shooting

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Al-Qaida-linked gunmen killed a female Somali lawmaker, who was known for singing popular folk music, in a drive-by …

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2 bombs kill at least 39 in Kaduna, north Nigeria

2 bombs kill at least 39 in Kaduna, north Nigeria

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Bomb blasts that appeared to target former Nigerian military ruler Muhammadu Buhari and a prominent moderate Muslim cler…

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Honduran families deported back to a bleak future

Honduran families deported back to a bleak future

TOCOA, Honduras (AP) — Elsa Ramirez already had lost two brothers to violence in this remote Caribbean region when co-workers handling clandes…

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UN rights chief warns of possible Gaza war crimes

UN rights chief warns of possible Gaza war crimes

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.'s top human rights official demanded Wednesday that all sides in the two-week war in the Gaza Strip refrain from indisc…

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Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil in 40 wooden c…

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Owner of Mexican shelter defends tough love

Owner of Mexican shelter defends tough love

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The owner of a group home raided last week amid abuse and filthy conditions defended her "tough love" approach, but acknowl…

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Death sentence given in AP photographer's killing

Death sentence given in AP photographer's killing

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Kabul court announced Wednesday that the Afghan police officer charged with killing Associated Press photographer …

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US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the top U.S. diplomat repo…

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European carriers suspend more Tel Aviv flights

European carriers suspend more Tel Aviv flights

BERLIN (AP) — Air France and Germany's two largest airlines on Wednesday canceled more flights to Tel Aviv because of ongoing safety concerns …

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China detains employees of suspect meat seller

China detains employees of suspect meat seller

BEIJING (AP) — Five employees of a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald's, KFC and other restaurants in China were …

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Ex-general to challenge Indonesian election defeat

Ex-general to challenge Indonesian election defeat

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's losing presidential candidate plans to file a legal challenge in the nation's highest court, his campaig…

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Global stocks bolstered by US earnings, home sales

LONDON (AP) — Markets were steady Wednesday as the focus turned toward U.S. corporate earnings and as tensions between Russia and the West ove…

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Young MH17 victim has eerie premonition of crash

Young MH17 victim has eerie premonition of crash

In a bedroom in a townhouse near Amsterdam, Miguel Panduwinata reached out for his mother. "Mama, may I hug you?"

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A kiss, a prayer: The last hours of MH17's victims

A kiss, a prayer: The last hours of MH17's victims

In a bedroom in a townhouse near Amsterdam, Miguel Panduwinata reached out for his mother. "Mama, may I hug you?"

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Typhoon rains hit China; plane crashes in Taiwan

Typhoon rains hit China; plane crashes in Taiwan

BEIJING (AP) — The second typhoon to hit China in a week quickly weakened to a tropical storm as it reached the country's heavily populated so…

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Kerry cites progress in Gaza cease-fire talks

Kerry cites progress in Gaza cease-fire talks

JERUSALEM (AP) — Offering the first glimmer of hope for a Gaza cease-fire, the United States on Wednesday said negotiations to broker a truce …

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