GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy (AP) — Authorities have given the final go-ahead for a daring attempt Monday to pull upright the crippled Costa Concordia cruise liner from the waters off Tuscany, a make-or-break engineering feat that has never before
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mary Beth Tinker was just 13 when she spoke out against the Vietnam War by wearing a black armband to her Iowa school in 1965. When the school suspended her, she took her free speech
BEIRUT (AP) — The main Western-backed Syrian opposition group called Sunday for a ban on the use of ballistic missiles and air power by President Bashar Assad’s forces in addition to the prohibition on chemical weapons.
WASHINGTON (AP) — On the fifth anniversary of the Lehman Brothers collapse, President Barack Obama says the Republican focus on budget tightening could widen income disparities in the nation even as the economy climbs out of a debilitating
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says his administration’s approach to Syria’s chemical weapons should show Iran that there’s the potential for diplomatic solutions to arms standoffs.
But he says Iran shouldn’t assume that his preference for diplomacy
BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — The office of Malawi’s president says the country’s budget director was shot and severely wounded Friday in an attack that appears to be related to his efforts to fight official corruption.
President Joyce Banda’s
LONDON (AP) — British Foreign Secretary William Hague will meet his Iranian counterpart in New York later this month, in what the British government calls “a positive step” toward restoring full diplomatic ties between the two countries.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden is celebrating 40 years on the throne by throwing a dance party in the Stockholm Palace courtyard.
The royal palace celebrated the king’s 40th anniversary Sunday by holding a
JERUSALEM (AP) — An aide to Israel’s culture minister says Italy will loan a Botticelli masterpiece to Israel as scheduled, after delaying the loan over worries about Syria.
Italy’s culture ministry said this month it would not send
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A news agency in Iran reports that Iran and United Nations have signed an agreement about providing humanitarian assistance in the Middle East, including Syria.
A report Sunday by the semi-official ISNA news agency