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Obama urges world to follow US lead on climate

Obama urges world to follow US lead on climate

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — In the first international test for his climate-change strategy, President Barack Obama pressed world leaders Tuesday to…

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Life term for China scholar chills ethnic dialogue

Life term for China scholar chills ethnic dialogue

BEIJING (AP) — A life sentence given to a moderate Chinese scholar on Tuesday shows the ruling Communist Party is cutting off dialogue on ethn…

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Palestinians seek $3.8B in aid for Gaza

Palestinians seek $3.8B in aid for Gaza

NEW YORK (AP) — Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah said Tuesday he has asked for $3.8 billion in urgent aid to help rebuild Gaza follow…

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Wife of hostage held in Syria receives life plea

LONDON (AP) — The wife of a British aid worker held hostage in Syria by the Islamic State group said Tuesday she has received an audio message…

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US warns that Ebola could infect 1.4 million

US warns that Ebola could infect 1.4 million

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials Tuesday laid out worst-case and best-case scenarios for the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, warning that …

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Europe, Syria drag on global stock markets

Europe, Syria drag on global stock markets

NEW YORK (AP) — Grim economic news from Europe and airstrikes in Syria rattled global stocks Tuesday.

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Arab states single out Israel at IAEA

VIENNA (AP) — Arab countries have circulated a resolution at a nuclear meeting that singles out Israel for special attention over its alleged …

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Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq are just the start

Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq are just the start

WASHINGTON (AP) — The one-two-three punch of American and Arab airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq was just the begin…

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German-US reporter held in Somalia is freed

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A German-American journalist who was kidnapped in Somalia more than two years ago was freed Tuesday, according to a …

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Turkey considers military role against ISIL

Turkey considers military role against ISIL

NEW YORK (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday he is considering expanding support for Western and Arab operations agains…

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Philippine leader questions intent of China ships

Philippine leader questions intent of China ships

NEW YORK (AP) — Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said Tuesday his nation will stick up for its territorial rights in the disputed South…

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Nearly-cooked models start Paris Fashion Week

Nearly-cooked models start Paris Fashion Week

PARIS (AP) — Ninety-three shows, nine days, one fashion-crazed city.

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Syrian refugees in Turkey reach 150,000

Syrian refugees in Turkey reach 150,000

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Refugees streaming into Turkey from Syria say their home city, once bustling with 400,000 citizens, has become a ghost to…

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Main developments in fight against extremist group

Main developments in fight against extremist group

Here is a look at the main developments Tuesday in the U.S.-led coalition's campaign against militants from the Islamic State group.

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EU increases Syria refugee aid by $280 million

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is increasing its aid to those affected by the civil war in Syria by 215 million euros ($280 million).

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Airstrikes alone may not defeat Sunni militants

Airstrikes alone may not defeat Sunni militants

BAGHDAD (AP) — In their Syrian strongholds, extremists from the Islamic State group had been moving into civilian apartment buildings for cove…

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US: Syria failed to confront Islamic State havens

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.S. has told the U.N. secretary-general that airstrikes against Islamic State group strongholds in Syria have begun…

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New jihad appeal makes policing even harder

New jihad appeal makes policing even harder

PARIS (AP) — The Islamic State group's call on Muslims to go after the "filthy French" and other Westerners multiplies already deep security c…

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Yemeni Shiite rebel leader vows to fight al-Qaida

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The leader of Shiite rebels who swept through Yemen's capital vowed on Tuesday to go after al-Qaida's branch in the countr…

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Assad backs all efforts to fight terrorism

Assad backs all efforts to fight terrorism

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — President Bashar Assad said Tuesday he supports any international effort against terrorism, apparently trying to positi…

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