Officials: 24 more abducted Nigerian students free

19 Apr 2014

A Nigerian education official says 24 more schoolgirls abducted by Islamic extremists have escaped. That means 44 are free and 85 are still ...

Pope leads torch-lit Good Friday procession

19 Apr 2014

Pope Francis is presiding over a torch-lit Way of the Cross procession at the Colosseum marking Good Friday in Rome. The pope's resolve to ...

Obama signs bill aimed at blocking Iran's UN envoy

19 Apr 2014

President Barack Obama has signed legislation aimed at blocking Iran's chosen ambassador to the United Nations but says he's only treating ...

No Obama meeting for Malaysia's Anwar

19 Apr 2014

President Barack Obama does not plan to see Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim when he is in Kuala Lumpur next week, though US ...

S Korea ferry captain arrested, divers enter ship

19 Apr 2014

The captain of a South Korean ferry that capsized three days ago was reportedly arrested today, as divers overcame strong currents and near ...

Russia warns US, declares military near Ukraine as deal stalls

19 Apr 2014

Russia declared today that its military is massed on Ukraine's doorstep and warned against further US sanctions as a deal it had struck ...

Turkey PM appeals to top court over Internet 'privacy breach'

19 Apr 2014

Turkey's embattled premier made a formal complaint to the country's top court today, saying secret recordings spread on the Internet were a ...

North Korea hits out at UN meeting over abuses

19 Apr 2014

North Korea hit out early today at an informal meeting of the United Nations Security Council in which the body was urged to slap sanctions ...

NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned

19 Apr 2014

NASA's robotic moon explorer, LADEE, is no more. Flight controllers confirmed that the orbiting spacecraft crashed into the back side of ...

Israelis, Palestinians hold separate talks with US envoy

19 Apr 2014

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators met separately today with US peace envoy Martin Indyk, a Palestinian source said, a day after five ...

I backed my instinct, needed just one big partnership: Rahane

19 Apr 2014

His patient half-century today helped Rajasthan Royals notch up a four-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL and Ajinkya Rahane said ...

Chelsea Clinton, producer, debuts short at Tribeca

19 Apr 2014

First-time movie producer and mom-to-be Chelsea Clinton has premiered a short film at the Tribeca Film Festival. Clinton is the executive ...

Rahane guides Rajasthan to a four-wicket win over Hyderabad

19 Apr 2014

A patient half-century by Ajinkya Rahane and some disciplined bowling display helped Rajasthan Royal notch up a comfortable four-wicket win ...

US teacher fired over comment on black president

18 Apr 2014

A US teacher has been fired following allegations that he told a black student who said he wanted to become president that the nation ...

RR beat SRH by four wickets in IPL

18 Apr 2014

Rajasthan Royal beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by four wickets in their Indian Premier League match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here today. ...

Russia plans student web surveillance in new anti-terror law

18 Apr 2014

Russia's education ministry has proposed a new anti-terrorism law calling for continuous monitoring of Internet use in schools and ...

Ukraine insurgents reject call to quit buildings

18 Apr 2014

Dashing hopes of progress raised by a diplomatic deal in Geneva, pro-Russian insurgents who have occupied government buildings in more than ...

Indian-American woman kept dead son on ice for Hindu ritual

18 Apr 2014

An Indian-American woman in Texas kept her 10-year-old son's body on ice for five days, claiming she was complying with Hindu rituals to ...

US arrests about 80 immigrants at Texas camp

18 Apr 2014

At least 80 immigrants suspected of entering the United States illegally have been arrested in a makeshift encampment in South Texas. They ...

Algeria's Bouteflika wins 4th presidential term

18 Apr 2014

Abdelaziz Bouteflika, whose poor health forced him to vote from a wheelchair in Algeria's presidential election, has won a fourth term with ...

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