Loading…
Monday, May 25, 2015
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
HomeNewsWorld
Burkina Faso to exhume grave of Thomas Sankara, colleagues
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) -- Burkina Faso started exhuming the graves of 13 people on Monday, including revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara, whose death nearly 30 years ago in a coup has remained a mystery.... 5/25/2015 12:49 PM

Polish election signals deeper political shift to the right
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Polish voters have sent a strong signal that they are unhappy with the country's direction, apparently unseating a president despite the country's years of fast economic growth and unprecedented stability.... 5/25/2015 12:36 PM

Correction: Nigeria-Fuel Crisis story
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- In a story May 25 about Nigeria's fuel crisis, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the country produces more than 2 billion barrels of oil a day. The correct figure is more than 2 million barrels a day.... 5/25/2015 12:34 PM

7 soldiers killed in Tunis barracks shooting, 10 injured
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- A Tunisian soldier opened fire on fellow troops at a military barracks in the capital Monday, killing seven people before he was himself killed, a spokesman for Tunisia's Defense Ministry said.... 5/25/2015 12:49 PM

Greece rules out capital controls if bailout talks fail
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece's government on Monday ruled out restricting access to bank accounts and the free movement of money if there is no breakthrough soon in tortuous talks with bailout creditors and its dwindling cash reserves dry up.... 5/25/2015 12:24 PM

AP NewsAlert
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- Tunisia defense minister says 7 soldiers killed in Tunis barracks shooting, 10 others injured.... 5/25/2015 12:22 PM

Turkey, US to provide air protection to Syrian rebels
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's foreign minister says Turkey and the United States have agreed in "principle" to provide air protection to Syrian rebels being trained and equipped to fight Islamic State rebels, once they enter the Syrian territory to start battle.... 5/25/2015 12:07 PM

Anti-eviction campaigner promises change in Barcelona
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Leading Spanish social activist Ada Colau says the fight against evictions, poverty and corruption will be her priority as new mayor of the country's second city, Barcelona.... 5/25/2015 12:01 PM

Iraq, Iran push back on US defense chief over Ramadi loss
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq and Iran pushed back Monday against U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter's criticisms over the fall of Ramadi to the Islamic State group, with an Iranian general going as far as saying America had "no will" to fight the extremists.... 5/25/2015 11:52 AM

UK PM Cameron outlines who can vote in referendum on EU
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's prime minister on Monday outlined who will be allowed to vote in a referendum on whether or not the country should remain in the European Union, opting to exclude most voters from the 28-nation bloc who live in the U.K.... 5/25/2015 11:48 AM

France touts Cannes prizes as vindication for film subsidies
PARIS (AP) -- France's president says his country's strong showing at this year's Cannes film festival is no accident - suggesting it's partly thanks to government subsidies.... 5/25/2015 11:29 AM

NATO fighter jets join Nordics in Arctic military exercise
HELSINKI (AP) -- Nordic officials say that NATO planes are joining their air forces in one of Europe's largest fighter jet exercises, as military tensions increase in the Nordic and Baltic region.... 5/25/2015 11:25 AM

Indonesian police kill 2 suspected terrorists in shootout
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Indonesia's anti-terrorism squad killed two suspects and arrested seven others in raids on a jihadist organization with possible links to the Islamic State group, police said Monday.... 5/25/2015 11:18 AM

Malaysia: Human traffickers' camps had 139 suspected graves
WANG KELIAN, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysian authorities said Monday a cluster of abandoned jungle camps used by human traffickers contained 139 suspected graves as well as barbed-wire pens likely used to cage migrants, shedding more light on a regional trade that preyed on some of Southeast Asia's most desperate people.... 5/25/2015 11:13 AM

14 Indonesian students rescued after misjudging Alpine hike
BERLIN (AP) -- Police in the southern German region of Bavaria say their biggest-ever helicopter rescue operation saved 14 Indonesian students who misjudged the weather during a spring hike in the Alps.... 5/25/2015 11:03 AM

N. Ireland leader hospitalized over suspected heart attack
DUBLIN (AP) -- First Minister Peter Robinson, the Protestant leader of Northern Ireland's unity government, has been hospitalized after a suspected heart attack, his party said Monday.... 5/25/2015 10:56 AM

Vatican bank profits soar as recovery, reform continue
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- The Vatican bank said Monday its profit soared by more than 20 times last year as it recovered from a trading loss and continued its reform process away from its scandal-marred past.... 5/25/2015 10:48 AM

Nigerian senator-elect to fight US extradition, drug charges
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- A man newly elected to Nigeria's Senate was on Monday refusing to attend a court hearing on his extradition to the United States on 20-year-old drug charges related to the TV hit "Orange is the New Black."... 5/25/2015 10:34 AM

New parties to play key role after Spanish local elections
MADRID (AP) -- Two new parties have carved out a kingmaker role in many Spanish cities and regions following local elections that dealt a serious blow to the governing conservative Popular Party.... 5/25/2015 10:30 AM

United Arab Emirates launches national space agency strategy
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The United Arab Emirates on Monday laid out a strategic framework for a newly created space agency that aims to integrate various arms of the Gulf federation's burgeoning space industry.... 5/25/2015 10:25 AM



Recommended for You