CAIRO (AP) — An EgyptAir official says a plane from Cairo bound for New York’s John F. Kennedy airport has been forced to make an emergency landing after a passenger discovered a letter onboard threatening to blow up
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Curundu used to be a warren of ramshackle wooden houses and reeking open sewers, one of Panama City’s most notorious refuges for street gangs and drug dealers.
Then, three years ago, the government tore
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s stock exchange and currency markets reacted positively to early election results showing moderate candidate Hasan Rowhani taking a wide lead.
The stock exchange index improved by 2 percent while Iran’s national currency, the
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s state news agency is reporting that government forces have captured a suburb of Damascus near the capital’s international airport.
SANA says troops killed several rebels and destroyed their hideouts in the Ahmadiyeh area on
KABANGA, Tanzania (AP) — As an infant in rural Tanzania, Angel Salvatory was unusual. Snow white skin, blond hair, and blue eyes set her apart from others in her village. Those unique looks have also made her a
MOSCOW (AP) — Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption crusader who has spearheaded opposition to Russian President Vladimir Putin, plans to run for mayor of Moscow.
Navalny, one of the leaders of the anti-Putin demonstrations that rose up in late
MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — Regional presidents have begun a special summit on Zimbabwe after President Robert Mugabe set crucial elections for the end of July.
Officials said South Africa President Jacob Zuma has started closed-door talks with Mugabe,
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libyan military officials say gunmen have killed five soldiers in overnight attacks on at least six security buildings and outposts throughout the eastern city of Benghazi.
Spokesman for the army’s chief of staff Ali
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Relatives of Nelson Mandela have visited the former South African president in a hospital where he is being treated for a lung infection.
Zenani Dlamini, one of Mandela’s daughters, was among those visiting the 94-year-old
BAGHDAD (AP) — An audio message purporting to be from the leader of al-Qaida’s Iraq arm has him rejecting an order by top al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri to scrap a merger with the terror network’s Syria affiliate.