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Light quake shakes buildings in Tokyo; no injuries or damage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 4:40am

A light earthquake has struck north of Tokyo, shaking buildings in the Japanese capital.

Erdogan: US should choose between Turkey, Kurdish forces

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 4:40am

Turkey's president has lashed out at the United States a week after a President Barack Obama's envoy visited a northern Syrian town that is under the control of Syrian Kurdish forces, which Ankara considers terrorists.

Hut fire kills all 10 family member on Pakistani island

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 4:40am

A Pakistani police official says fire has killed all 10 members of a fisherman's family on an island in southern Pakistan.

Spanish police arrest 6 on suspicion of jihadi links to IS

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 4:40am

Spanish police say they have arrested six suspected members of a jihadi cell linked to Islamic State and Jabhat al-Nusra militants during raids in the eastern provinces of Valencia and Alicante and in Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta.

Police officer killed in roadside bombing in Afghanistan

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 4:30am

An Afghan policeman was killed in a roadside bomb explosion in the country's east, an official said on Sunday.

Turkey: Reaching limits but will keep taking in refugees

Mehmet Guzel and Suzan Fraser, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 3:10am

Turkey has reached the end of its "capacity to absorb" refugees but will continue to take them in, Turkey's deputy premier said Sunday as his country faced mounting pressure to open its border, where tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing a government onslaught have arrived.

Algeria's parliament to vote on a new constitution

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 12:30am

Algeria's parliament will be voting on a new constitution that's aimed at reforming the country by limiting presidents to two terms and recognizing the language used by its Berber minority as official.

South Korea says it has agreed to begin talks with Washington on possible deployment of US missile defense system

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 11:30pm

South Korea says it has agreed to begin talks with Washington on possible deployment of US missile defense system.

Iraq's Abadi dismisses Baghdad wall plans

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 11:10pm

The Iraqi Prime Minister is dismissing plans to build a wall around the Iraqi capital, according to a statement released by his office Saturday night.

The Latest: China regrets North Korea's rocket launch

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 10:00pm

The Latest on North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket (all times local):

El Salvador arrests 4 ex-soldiers in massacre of Jesuits

Marcos Aleman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 9:31pm

Salvadoran police have arrested four former soldiers wanted in Spain for the 1989 murder of six Jesuit priests during the Central American country's brutal civil war, officials said Saturday. Five of the priests were Spanish and their killings sparked international outrage.

North Korea state media says it has put a satellite into orbit on a successful rocket launch; US says still assessing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 8:41pm

North Korea state media says it has put a satellite into orbit on a successful rocket launch; US says still assessing .

North Korea state media vows the country will launch more satellites

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 8:41pm

North Korea state media vows the country will launch more satellites.

AP NewsBreak: Deal reached on provisional Haiti government

David McFadden, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 7:41pm

Top Haitian leaders negotiated an agreement to install a short-term provisional government less than 24 hours before President Michel Martelly was scheduled to step down, an official with the Organization of American States and local authorities announced Saturday.

South Korean government says North Korea to make "special announcement" following long-range rocket launch

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 7:21pm

South Korean government says North Korea to make "special announcement" following long-range rocket launch.

South Korea's Yonhap news agency says North Korean launch may have failed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 6:30pm

South Korea's Yonhap news agency says North Korean launch may have failed .

After-hours visit to Calgary bobsled track leads to 2 deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 6:00pm

Police say two young men died and six others were injured after using their personal sled/toboggan to go down a luge-bobsled track after hours at the Canada Olympic Park in Calgary.

North Korea has fired a long-range rocket critics see as cover for banned missile test

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 5:40pm

North Korea has fired a long-range rocket critics see as cover for banned missile test .

The Latest: More than 130 missing, 18 dead in Taiwan quake

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 5:40pm

The Latest on a magnitude-6.4 earthquake in southern Taiwan (all times local):