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Officials: Iraqi forces retake Anbar University near Ramadi

July 26, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi government forces recaptured Anbar University from the Islamic State militant group Sunday after hours of fierce clashes, provincial officials said, as part of its push to... more »»

White House Notebook: Obama dreams of a quieter Africa trip

July 26, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — As he motorcades from hotel to conference room to arena in Africa, President Barack Obama has been fantasizing about a return trip to the continent after leaving office — on... more »»

Syria's embattled president admits manpower shortage

July 26, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — In his first public address in a year, embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad vowed Sunday to win his country's long-running civil war while acknowledging his troops had lost... more »»

Obama: Kenya at 'crossroads' between peril and promise

July 26, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Declaring Kenya at a "crossroads" between promise and peril, President Barack Obama on Sunday pressed the nation of his father's birth to root out corruption, treat women an... more »»

Paper: App tracking Prince William flights poses terror risk

July 26, 2015

LONDON (AP) — A British newspaper said it has uncovered a major royal security breach by using an inexpensive app to track Prince William's air rescue ambulance while it is in the air. more »»

Taliban take remote Afghan police base after mass surrender

July 26, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban took control of a large police base in a remote part of northeastern Afghanistan after some 100 police and border guards joined the insurgents following thre... more »»

Small plane crashes in Tokyo neighborhood; 3 dead, 3 survive

July 26, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — A small plane crashed into a quiet neighborhood in Tokyo on Sunday, killing the pilot, a passenger and a woman on the ground, while three people were pulled alive from the wreckage,... more »»

Obama's visit raises Ethiopia's stature amid rights concerns

July 26, 2015

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Like the visit to Kenya, President Barack Obama's trip Sunday to Ethiopia represents the first time a sitting U.S. more »»

Paris police open fire on car at Tour de France barricades

July 26, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Paris police officers opened fire on a car that tried to crash through barricades about eight hours before the final arrival of the Tour de France cycling race on Sunday, a police... more »»

Syria's embattled president vows to win bloody civil war

July 26, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — In his first public address in a year, embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad vowed Sunday to win his country's long-running civil war while acknowledging his troops had given up... more »»

Obama urges Kenya to use tough past to guide its future

July 26, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — President Barack Obama is urging Kenyans to use the lessons of Kenya's difficult history to guide it into the future. more »»

Car bomb kills 2 Turkish soldiers in mainly Kurdish province

July 26, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Suspected Kurdish rebels detonated a car bomb as a Turkish military vehicle was passing by, killing two soldiers and wounding four others, and also opened fire at a police... more »»

Afghan officials say Taliban take remote police base in deal

July 26, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban took control of a large police base in remote northeast Afghanistan after some 100 police and border officers joined the insurgents following three days of... more »»

Officials: Car bombing in southeast Turkey kills 2 soldiers

July 26, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish officials say Kurdish rebels have detonated a car bomb in Turkey's mainly Kurdish southeast that killed two soldiers and wounded four. more »»

Obama to close historic Kenya visit with national address

July 26, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — President Barack Obama is closing an historic visit to the land that considers him a local son with an address to the people of Kenya. more »»

Turkey couples IS bombing runs with striking Kurdish targets

July 26, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's sudden willingness to join the fight against the Islamic State group is a sign that it's afraid of losing clout with the U.S. more »»

Saudi-led airstrikes kill 120; deadliest in Yemen conflict

July 25, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit a residential area in a quiet Red Sea town in Yemen, killing at least 120 people in the deadliest strike against civilians since the March... more »»

Suicide bomber kills at least 10 in northern Cameroon

July 25, 2015

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — A suicide bomber attacked a popular night spot in northern Cameroon on Saturday evening, killing at least 10 people only days after Islamic militants were blamed for... more »»

Q&A: Kurds fight Islamic State and endure attacks

July 25, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Turkish jets struck camps belonging to Kurdish militants in northern Iraq Friday and Saturday in what were the first strikes since a peace deal was announced in 2013. more »»

The Latest: Obama jokes Kenya trip is family reunion

July 25, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The latest on President Barack Obama's visit to Kenya (all times local):

11:30 p.m. more »»

 
 
 

 

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