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16 killed in northwest China coal mine collapse

16 killed in northwest China coal mine collapse

BEIJING (AP) — A coal mine shaft collapsed in northwestern China, killing 16 miners, an official said Saturday, highlighting the persistence o…

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Women on front lines in Syria, Iraq against IS

Women on front lines in Syria, Iraq against IS

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Just over a year ago, Afshin Kobani was a teacher. Now, the Kurdish Syrian woman has traded the classroom for the front l…

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Tunisians gear up for pivotal elections

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisians vote Sunday to elect a permanent parliament and complete a democratic transition that began when they overthre…

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Iran hangs woman for killing alleged rapist

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has hanged a woman convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her.

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Europe's bank test aims to strengthen economy

Europe's bank test aims to strengthen economy

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank on Sunday will reveal the results of a yearlong search through the books of Europe's 130 b…

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Tunisians skeptical on eve of historic election

Tunisians skeptical on eve of historic election

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — In a raucous cafe in a Tunis slum, men talked in loud voices and paid little attention to the politicians debating on th…

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Expert: 8,000 more Rohingya flee Myanmar

Expert: 8,000 more Rohingya flee Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with at least 8,000 m…

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Expert: 8,000 more Rohingya flee Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — An expert on Rohingya Muslims says a growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus from western Myanmar, with a…

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Outgoing president's party leads Uruguay contest

Outgoing president's party leads Uruguay contest

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — The political party of outgoing President Jose Mujica, who gained international notice for social reforms such as l…

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Brazil's election: 'Ghosts' versus 'Monsters'

Brazil's election: 'Ghosts' versus 'Monsters'

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian voters electing a new president this weekend are being asked to decide what scares them least: the incumbent's…

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Nepal bus crash kills 14, injures dozens

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal bus packed with people, including Israeli tourists and locals heading home for a Hindu festival, veered off a m…

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Hong Kong protesters to vote on govt offers

Hong Kong protesters to vote on govt offers

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong democracy activists will hold a two-day referendum starting Sunday to gauge protesters' response to government prop…

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Egypt declares emergency in northern Sinai

Egypt declares emergency in northern Sinai

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the d…

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Malaysian officer back to face New Zealand charges

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A Malaysian military officer was back in a New Zealand court Saturday to face sexual assault charges five month…

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Gunman in Canada attack complained about mosque

Gunman in Canada attack complained about mosque

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained…

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After attacks, Canada balances security, openness

After attacks, Canada balances security, openness

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada treasures its image as an orderly, open society, a place where the seat of government welcomes weekly public yog…

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WHO: Mali case put many at risk for Ebola

WHO: Mali case put many at risk for Ebola

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Many people in Mali are at high risk of catching Ebola because the toddler who brought the disease to the country was blee…

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Canada to give slain soldier hero's send-off

Canada to give slain soldier hero's send-off

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The soldier shot dead by a gunman who then stormed Canada's seat of government was given a hero's send-off Friday, with…

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US stock market has best week in nearly 2 years

US stock market has best week in nearly 2 years

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note Friday, helped by strong quarterly earnings f…

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Mozambique's ruling party wins presidential race

MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — The ruling party candidate for president in Mozambique has won the election with about 57 percent of the vote, elect…

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