COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan police have started an inquiry into a group wedding for police dogs trained to detect explosives, after Sri Lanka’s minister of culture condemned the event and demanded an investigation, a spokesman
NEW YORK (AP) — Minimum and maximum temperatures in Fahrenheit, precipitation in inches and weather conditions as recorded for the previous day and forecast for the current and following day in each city as of 0700 GMT:
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian opposition pledged Saturday to slash the amount of money the government spends on legal assistance for asylum seekers if it wins national elections next week.
The soaring costs for taxpayers of an
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a suicide car bomb at a police checkpoint in the southern city of Kandahar has killed at least five people.
Javed Faisal, who is spokesman for the provincial governor, says police
“Frankly, part of the challenge we end up with here is a lot of people think something should be done but nobody wants to do it.” — President Barack Obama discussing his strong preference for multilateral action against
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The United Nations rights chief has expressed concerns about Sri Lanka’s future, saying the island nation is showing signs of heading in an increasingly authoritarian direction despite the end of a civil war
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi authorities say that gunmen have stormed a Sunni mosque in Baghdad, killing five people.
Police officials said the attackers entered the building in Baghdad’s southeastern neighborhood of New Baghdad and shot at Sunni worshippers
MARIANNA, Fla. (AP) — University of South Florida researchers will begin exhuming dozens of graves Saturday at a former reform school in hopes of identifying the buried boys and learning how they died.
The work is set to
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The engraved plaque at the entranceway on a dark backstreet of downtown Damascus reads in English, “You welcome to Kertaj Hotel, with Arabic hospitality.”
It has proven very hospitable for more than a dozen
BEIRUT (AP) — The U.N. experts investigating last week’s alleged chemical weapons strike outside Damascus left Syria early Saturday and crossed into neighboring Lebanon, departing hours after President Barack Obama said he is weighing “limited and narrow” action