BEIRUT (AP) — Blasts echo in the distance as two longtime friends and neighbors sit along a narrow street in old Damascus chatting about Syria, when one of them calls the civil war raging in their home country
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek counter-terrorism police detained 12 people, mostly Turks, in raids following the arrest early Tuesday of four men suspected of ferrying explosives and weapons across the Aegean Sea to Turkey.
The suspects, also from
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Just days after Hasan Rouhani’s election victory in Iran, his top advisers and allies gathered for a closed-door strategy session at a think tank run by the new president. The group, lugging spread sheets,
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Two teenagers at a juvenile detention center in Waterloo have been accused of assaulting staff while trying to escape.
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart was not injured in a scary accident in Canada in which his sprint car rolled five times.
A day after Monday’s wreck, Stewart was still scheduled for the World of Outlaws race
BAGHDAD (AP) — Al-Qaida’s branch in Iraq has claimed responsibility Tuesday for a wave of bombings across the country that killed at least 58 people, most of them in predominantly Shiite Muslim areas.
The Islamic State of Iraq
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 4-year-old cat that stowed away in a container ship headed from Manila, Philippines, to Los Angeles is gaining weight and getting stronger after the trip without food or water left it near death.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti has kicked off its mid-year Carnival party in the heart of the country’s capital.
Tens of thousands of revelers have poured into downtown Port-au-Prince for the Caribbean nation’s second “Carnival of Flowers.” Parade
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A Malian official says early results show veteran politician and former prime minister Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has a wide lead in the country’s presidential election, potentially allowing him to avoid a runoff next month.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann says she doesn’t think anything will come of a House Ethics Committee inquiry into her… More »