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Germanwings co-pilot tried slow descent hours before crash

May 6, 2015

PARIS (AP) — The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 appeared to have practiced a controlled descent on his flight into Barcelona just two hours before he intentionally crashed the A320 jet into ... more »»

Report: 2.2 million Iraqis displaced by Islamic State group

May 6, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Conflicts and violence worldwide displaced a record 38 million people in 2014, with 2. more »»

Migrants rescued after 12 days at sea, UN to hear of crisis

May 6, 2015

CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — An Italian rescue patrol picked up nearly 100 migrants who reported being at sea for 12 days as the U.N. more »»

Bollywood star Salman Khan sentenced to 5 years in 2002 case

May 6, 2015

MUMBAI, India (AP) — One of India's biggest and most popular movie stars, Salman Khan, was sentenced to five years in jail Wednesday on charges of driving a vehicle over five men sleeping on a... more »»

UK 'flash crash' trader: I was just good at my job

May 6, 2015

LONDON (AP) — A British financial trader accused of helping to set off a "flash crash" on Wall Street in 2010 from his London home claimed Wednesday he was just good at his job as he fights... more »»

Report: Germanwings crash co-pilot tried slow descent before

May 6, 2015

PARIS (AP) — The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 appeared to have practiced a controlled descent on his flight into Barcelona just two hours before he intentionally crashed the A320 jet into ... more »»

Engineers inspect quake-damaged homes in Nepal's capital

May 6, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — More than a thousand engineers were checking damaged houses in Nepal's capital Wednesday and advising people about whether they are safe. more »»

Greece makes IMF payment but another, bigger one looms

May 6, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — With Greece's cash flow problems growing by the day and negotiations with its creditors on the ropes, Athens managed to make a 200 million euro ($222 million) repayment to... more »»

Nigerian troops save 25 more kids, women from Boko Haram

May 6, 2015

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian troops rescued 25 more children and women from Boko Haram early Wednesday as the soldiers destroyed seven more of the extremists' camps in a northeastern forest... more »»

Germany: 4 arrests in alleged plot to attack Islamic targets

May 6, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities conducted raids across the country on Wednesday, seizing explosives and arresting four people accused of founding a right-wing extremist group to attack mosques... more »»

Israel's Netanyahu races to form narrow coalition government

May 6, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was racing against the clock Wednesday to put together a governing coalition or else face an almost unimaginable scenario by which he... more »»

Migrants' journey doesn't end at Europe's borders

May 6, 2015

CALAIS, France (AP) — After crossing seas and continents to reach Europe's outermost borders, desperate migrants don't stop ther. more »»

Nigerian troops who fled Boko Haram now have them on the run

May 6, 2015

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — A year ago, a dozen Nigerian troops fighting about 200 Boko Haram militants in the town of Chibok exhausted their ammunition and ran, leaving the road open for the abduction... more »»

Afghan judge sentences 4 to death in mob killing of woman

May 6, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan court on Wednesday convicted and sentenced four men to death for their role in the brutal mob killing of a woman in Kabul in March — a slaying that shocked the... more »»

As Ukraine erects defenses, critics fear expensive failure

May 6, 2015

HOPTIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — The flimsy, razor wire-topped fences popping up along bare expanses of Ukraine's eastern frontier are the first line of defense against a much-feared Russian invasion. more »»

Who is David Cameron? Elusive leader at heart of UK election

May 6, 2015

COLESHILL, England (AP) — David Cameron is fighting for his political life in Britain's election. But it sure doesn't look like it. more »»

US due to stop managing Afghan airspace by end of June

May 6, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United States is to stop managing Afghan airspace by the end of June after its air-traffic control contract with the government in Kabul expires, a development that... more »»

Canada's most conservative province elects leftist party

May 6, 2015

TORONTO (AP) — Alberta, Canada's most conservative province, elected a left-of-center government, ending a 44-year-old conservative party dynasty,

Voters in the western oil-rich province... more »»

 
 

 

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