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Police: Gunmen kill 8 Shiite Muslims in Pakistan

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Four gunmen attacked a minibus carrying Shiite Muslims in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, killing eight of them, po…

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India picks up pace on economic overhaul

NEW DELHI (AP) — After months of criticism for not moving aggressively enough on promises of an economic overhaul, India's new prime minister …

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Canada's PM says shooting rampage was terrorism

Canada's PM says shooting rampage was terrorism

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Two deadly attacks in three days against members of the military stunned Canadians and raised fears their country was b…

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Asia stocks down on mixed China data, weak Wall St

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks fell Thursday after another slump in oil prices dragged Wall Street lower and China's manufacturing output grew at t…

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AP Exclusive: A week on the road in North Korea

AP Exclusive: A week on the road in North Korea

LAKE CHON, North Korea (AP) — The Kaema Plateau, the "Roof of Korea," is a stunning, forest-covered highland nestled in such treacherous mount…

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AP Exclusive: Driving up revered N. Korea mountain

AP Exclusive: Driving up revered N. Korea mountain

LAKE CHON, North Korea (AP) — When North Korea opens its doors, it does so for a reason. So it was when the authoritarian government granted p…

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Gaza rebuilding slowed by trickle of aid, rivalry

Gaza rebuilding slowed by trickle of aid, rivalry

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Several dozen tons of cement bags stored in a warehouse are one of the few tangible achievements so far of a $2.7…

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Mexico: Mayor linked to deadly attack on students

Mexico: Mayor linked to deadly attack on students

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Officials said Wednesday that a drug gang implicated in the disappearance of 43 students in a southern city essentially ran…

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Brazil race hinges on fickle lower middle class

Brazil race hinges on fickle lower middle class

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The political debate boiled in Lena's Salon in Rio's Cantagalo slum, as patrons argued about who should win Sunday's pre…

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Asia stocks down on mixed China data, weak Wall St

Asia stocks down on mixed China data, weak Wall St

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks fell Thursday after another slump in oil prices dragged Wall Street lower and China's manufacturing output grew at t…

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Rights group: Migrant workers abused in UAE homes

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Many Asian and African women working as domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates say their employers beat them …

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Canada's PM says shooting rampage was terrorism

Canada's PM says shooting rampage was terrorism

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A masked gunman killed a soldier standing guard at Canada's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attac…

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Canada PM: attacks against soldiers are terrorism

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada's prime minister says Wednesday's fatal shooting of a Canadian soldier in Ottawa and a hit-and-run that killed a…

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Palestinian kills baby at Jerusalem station

Palestinian kills baby at Jerusalem station

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian motorist with a history of anti-Israel violence slammed his car into a crowded train station in Jerusalem on We…

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Canadian official IDs Ottawa gunman

TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian official has identified the dead Ottawa gunman as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau.

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Nigeria truce is shaky, no news of abducted girls

Nigeria truce is shaky, no news of abducted girls

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Days after Nigeria's military raised hopes with the announcement that Islamic extremists had agreed to a cease-fire,…

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North Korean detainee reunites with family in Ohio

North Korean detainee reunites with family in Ohio

WEST CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) — An American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub returned ho…

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UN inquiry head rejects N. Korea's 'honeyed words'

UN inquiry head rejects N. Korea's 'honeyed words'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — "A few honeyed words" by North Korea as it tries to avoid a referral to the International Criminal Court has not changed…

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Missile, fire from Egypt wounds 2 Israeli troops

Missile, fire from Egypt wounds 2 Israeli troops

JERUSALEM (AP) — Attackers inside Egypt fired an anti-tank missile and automatic rifles at a military vehicle in Israel on Wednesday, wounding…

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Libyan army troops advance into Benghazi

Libyan army troops advance into Benghazi

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan army troops on Wednesday pushed into Benghazi, the first time in two months that government forces had entered t…

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