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Iraqis end demonstration in Baghdad's Green Zone

May 1, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Anti-government protesters temporarily ended their mass demonstration in Baghdad's Green Zone on Sunday and began an orderly withdrawal a day after tearing down walls around the... more »»

Poland blocks entry to 7 bikers with pro-Kremlin group

May 1, 2016

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish border police say they have prevented seven members of a pro-Kremlin motorcycle club from entering Poland. more »»

The Latest: Iraqis announce disbanding of Green Zone protest

May 1, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on Iraq's political crisis (all times local):

7:00 p.. more »»

Trade unions hold rallies to mark May Day; clashes in Turkey

May 1, 2016

Trade unions and other groups are staging rallies around the world to mark International Workers Da. more »»

Calm returns to much of Syria as government extends truce

May 1, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's military extended a unilateral cease-fire around the capital for another 24 hours on Sunday, as relative calm set in across much of the country after days of heavy fighting... more »»

Grenade explodes during drunken argument in Russia; 1 killed

May 1, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — Local police say a grenade explosion during a drunken argument in Russia's north has killed one person and wounded four others. more »»

Saudi Binladin Group employees set fire to buses in protest

May 1, 2016

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Employees at the Saudi Binladin Group, a construction giant, have set fire to more than seven company buses in the latest protest by disgruntled staff over not being... more »»

Bombings kill 31 as Iraq grapples with political crisis

May 1, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Two car bombs in the southern Iraqi city of Samawah on Sunday killed 31 people and wounded dozens, the latest in a series of large attacks claimed by the Islamic State group as the... more »»

Pope insists pedophile criminals be 'severely' punished

May 1, 2016

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is insisting that pedophiles who abuse children be severely punished.

Speaking to faithful in St. more »»

Thousands march in Moscow's Red Square for May Day rally

May 1, 2016

Trade unions and other groups are staging rallies around the world to mark International Workers Day. more »»

Militants free 10 Indonesian hostages in south Philippines

May 1, 2016

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Abu Sayyaf militants have freed 10 Indonesian crewmen who were seized at sea in March in the first of three attacks on tugboats that have sparked a regional maritime... more »»

'Holy Fire,' fireworks: Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter

May 1, 2016

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — With "Holy Fire," fireworks and solemn Masses, Orthodox Christians around the world celebrated Easter on Sunday, commemorating the day followers believe that Jesus was... more »»

US once again forced to turn to Russia for help on Syria

May 1, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scrambling to resuscitate a nearly dead truce in Syria, the Obama administration has again been forced to turn to Russia for help, with little hope for the desired U.S. outcome. more »»

UN: Violence in April kills at least 741 Iraqis

May 1, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations says at least 741 Iraqis have been killed in April due to ongoing violence, a sharp decline from the previous mont. more »»

Car bomb in southern Turkey kills 2 policemen, 22 wounded

May 1, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A car bomb struck the entrance of a Turkish police station Sunday in the southern city of Gaziantep, killing two police officers and wounding 22 other people, according to... more »»

Iraq: Car bombings kill at least 23 people in southern city

May 1, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Militants on Sunday unleashed dual car bomb attacks in southern Iraq, killing at least 23 people and wounding dozens, officials said, at a time when the country's government is... more »»

Cover star: Duchess Kate poses for British edition of Vogue

May 1, 2016

LONDON (AP) — The British edition of Vogue will mark its 100th anniversary with a rare portrait of Kate Middleton looking relaxed in the countryside. more »»

Iraq: Car bombings kill at least 18 people in southern city

May 1, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say separate car bombings in southern Iraq have killed at least 18 people and wounded dozens. more »»

In London's mayoral race, candidate rejects 'extremism' barb

May 1, 2016

LONDON (AP) — One is a bus driver's son who grew up in social housing, the other a billionaire's son raised in a mansion. more »»

Kate's new photos of Princess Charlotte mark 1st birthday

May 1, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Kensington Palace officials have released new photos of Princess Charlotte ahead of her first birthday. more »»

 
 
 

 

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