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Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

July 27, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite each side offering different truces to temporarily halt nearly three weeks of fighting... more »»

Fighting intensifies near MH17 crash site

July 27, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane... more »»

Costa Concordia wreck reaches final destination

July 27, 2014

GENOA, Italy (AP) — The shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner completed its final journey, reaching Genoa on Sunday where it will be scrapped. more »»

Official: Ebola kills senior doctor in Liberia

July 27, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, a government official said Sunday, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat the deadly... more »»

Police visit to MH17 disaster site canceled

July 27, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A team of international police officers that had been due to visit the site of the Malaysian plane disaster in eastern Ukraine canceled the trip Sunday after receiving... more »»

Hamas agrees to 24-hour holiday truce in Gaza war

July 27, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas says it has agreed to a 24-hour humanitarian truce in the Gaza war ahead of a major Muslim holiday. more »»

Israeli Arabs caught in the middle of Gaza war

July 27, 2014

TIRA, Israel (AP) — Facing the threat of rocket fire along with the rest of Israel, residents in this central Israeli Arab town have found themselves caught in the middle between Jewish neighbors... more »»

Israel resumes offensive after Gaza rocket fire

July 27, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel resumed its Gaza offensive on Sunday, calling off a unilateral extension of a humanitarian cease-fire after Palestinian militants fired several rockets at southern Israel. more »»

Taliban attack Afghan police chief's home

July 27, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban insurgents attacked the home of a well-known provincial police chief in restive southern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing a civilian and a border policeman before... more »»

Study: Embargo wouldn't hurt Russia

July 27, 2014

LONDON (AP) — An arms embargo against Russia would be little more than symbolic because Russia is largely self-sufficient in supplying its armed forces, a report argued Sunday. more »»

AP Analysis: Putin stays on offense in Ukraine

July 27, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin might be expected to hunker down into defense mode as he is besieged by accusations of Russian involvement in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Fligh... more »»

AP PHOTOS: North Korea marks war anniversary

July 27, 2014

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The 1950-53 Korean War ended in an armistice, meaning the two Koreas remain technically at war. more »»

Ukraine launches offensive to retake Donetsk

July 27, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian officials said their forces advanced to the outskirts of a key town north of Donetsk on Saturday as they try to retake the stronghold held for months by... more »»

Video shows smiling American bomber in Syria

July 27, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — An al-Qaida-linked group fighting in Syria has released video of the first American to carry out a suicide attack in the country's civil war, showing him smiling and saying he looke... more »»

Israel says it's extending Gaza truce for 24 hours

July 27, 2014

BEIT HANOUN, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas resumed rocket fire Saturday on Israel after rejecting Israel's offer to extend a humanitarian cease-fire, the latest setback in international efforts to... more »»

Nigeria death shows Ebola can spread by air travel

July 27, 2014

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian health authorities raced to stop the spread of Ebola on Saturday after a man sick with one of the world's deadliest diseases brought it by plane to Lagos, Africa's... more »»

Israel says it's extending Gaza truce for 24 hours

July 26, 2014

BEIT HANOUN, Gaza Strip (AP) — A government official says Israel's Cabinet has decided to extend a humanitarian cease-fire for 24 hours, but that troops will respond to any fire from Gaza. more »»

Nigeria death shows Ebola can spread by air travel

July 26, 2014

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian health authorities raced to stop the spread of Ebola on Saturday after a man sick with one of the world's deadliest diseases brought it by plane to Lagos, Africa's... more »»

Hamas fires rockets on Israel, ending 12-hour lull

July 26, 2014

BEIT HANOUN, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas said it fired five rockets at Israel late Saturday after rejecting Israel's offer to extend a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire by four hours, casting new doubt... more »»

3 rockets hit Israel as Hamas rejects Gaza truce

July 26, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says three rockets have been fired from Gaza at Israel despite a proposed extension of a humanitarian truce in the Gaza war. more »»

 
 

 

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