TOKYO (AP) — Japanese broadcasters projected that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition won a majority of seats in the upper house of parliament in elections Sunday, giving it control of both chambers for the first time in
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s official news agency says a panel charged with amending the constitution in the aftermath of the ouster of President Mohammed Morsi is meeting for the first time.
MENA says the panel, made up of
CAIRO (AP) — A bus carrying Egyptian soldiers crashed into a truck on a highway near the Mediterranean coast early Sunday, killing 16, a security official said.
The accident took place on the highway between Cairo and the
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis thanked pilgrims in St. Peter’s Square for their good wishes for his impending journey to Brazil for World Youth Day.
The pope departed from his prepared text during the traditional Sunday Angelus
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has arrived in Athens to discuss Greece’s efforts to overcome a deep debt crisis.
Greek officials say Lew is meeting with Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras and will later on
BEIJING (AP) — Several tourists have been injured by falling rocks at a scenic site in northern China.
A woman reached by phone at the management office of the Jinsixia Gorge in Shaanxi province said more than 10
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister says he expects recently announced peace talks with the Palestinians to be tough, and that any agreement reached would have to be ratified in a national Israeli referendum.
Benjamin Netanyahu spoke Sunday
BEIJING (AP) — Flooding in China this year has left at least 337 people dead and 213 missing, due mainly to unusually wet summer weather, the government said Sunday.
Floods this year have struck across 30 provinces and
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi authorities say two morning bomb attacks on the outskirts of Baghdad have killed six, as the death toll from a wave of car bombings in the capital the night before jumped to 57.
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium’s King Albert abdicates after 20-year reign with his son Philippe ready to take throne.