Thousands of Afghans are pouring into makeshift camps in the capital where they face a harsh winter as the Taliban return to areas once cleared by foreign forces, who this week are marking the end of their combat mission.
By Andrea Rosa and Nicole Winfield, Associated Press | posted 29 minutes ago
Exhausted and cold but safe, a group of 49 people arrived at the Italian port of Bari Monday after they were rescued from a Greek ferry that caught fire in the Adriatic Sea. Some 150 people remained trapped on the smoke-filled vessel adrift in frigid temperatures and rough seas between Italy and Albania.
The Associated Press | posted 38 minutes ago
South Korea's Transport Ministry says four officials will be punished for improper conduct during an investigation into a former Korean Air Lines executive who forced a flight to return over a bag of macadamia nuts.
The Associated Press | posted 39 minutes ago
Iran held a funeral on Monday for a senior commander in the Revolutionary Guard who was killed during a battle against the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq.
The Associated Press | posted Dec 29th - 1:40am
A scaffolding collapse at one of Beijing's most prestigious high schools on Monday killed 10 construction workers and injured four others, officials said.
The Associated Press | posted Dec 29th - 1:00am
A cargo ship with 49 survivors of a ferry that caught fire in the Adriatic Sea has arrived in an Italian port. They're the first big group of survivors to reach land.
The Associated Press | posted Dec 29th - 12:41am
Indonesian official says Australian planes spot objects in sea in AirAsia search area.
The Associated Press | posted Dec 29th - 12:01am
More than 200 passengers and crew are still trapped on a burning ferry in rough seas between Italy and Albania, after enduring a second night of smoke, frigid temperatures and gale-force winds.
The Associated Press | posted Dec 28th - 10:11pm
Greek lawmakers are voting Monday for a new president of the republic. But they could end up campaigning for reelection if the governing coalition's candidate fails to get a constitutionally required three-fifths majority.
By Alberto Arce, Associated Press | posted Dec 28th - 10:11pm
The project that Luis Lopez created a year ago on a dusty soccer field in a rough neighborhood of Tegucigalpa is doing well.
The Associated Press | posted Dec 28th - 10:00pm
A scaffolding collapse at a Beijing high school Monday morning killed 10 people and injured four, Chinese state media reported.
By Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press | posted Dec 28th - 9:01pm
South Korea on Monday proposed talks with North Korea to discuss what it calls a range of issues needed to prepare for the unification of the divided countries.
By Jack Chang, Associated Press | posted Dec 28th - 8:50pm
In the grainy video, Zhang Xiuhong can see her daughter ride her bike down a country road on her way to school one spring afternoon six years ago.
The Associated Press | posted Dec 28th - 8:32pm
Vietnamese police have detained a third blogger in a month in the latest crackdown on dissent in the communist country.
The Associated Press | posted Dec 28th - 5:03pm
Officials say ships and planes are resuming their search for AirAsia Flight 8501 which went missing more than 24 hours ago on a flight from Indonesia to Singapore.
The Associated Press | posted Dec 28th - 4:31pm
Indonesian official says search resumes for passenger jet that went missing 24 hours ago.
By Darko Bandic, Associated Press | posted Dec 28th - 3:30pm
The liberal incumbent and a conservative rival are heading for a showdown in a runoff presidential election in Croatia, according to the preliminary count of the Sunday poll, held amid severe economic woes in EU's newest member.
The Associated Press | posted Dec 28th - 1:41pm
The Palestinians are pressing for a U.N. Security Council vote this week on a resolution that would call for an end to Israel's occupation within three years.
By Lynne O'Donnell, Associated Press | posted Dec 28th - 12:40pm
The war in Afghanistan, fought for 13 bloody years and still raging, came to a formal end Sunday with a quiet flag-lowering ceremony in Kabul that marked the transition of the fighting from U.S.-led combat troops to the country's own security forces.
The Associated Press | posted Dec 28th - 12:01pm
The war in Afghanistan has come to an end for U.S.-led coalition forces after 13 bloody years.
By Ian Deitch, Associated Press | posted Dec 28th - 11:51am
The spiritual leader of the African Hebrew Israelites, a movement that believes some black Americans are the descendants of an ancient Israelite tribe, has died in the southern Israeli town where he brought his followers four decades ago, the polygamous vegan group said Sunday.
The Associated Press | posted Dec 28th - 10:01am
A Turkish cargo ship collided with another merchant vessel and sank near a foggy Italian port in the northern Adriatic on Sunday, killing two crew members and leaving four others missing in cold, rough seas, officials said.
By Ali Akbar Dareini, Associated Press | posted Dec 28th - 9:40am
A senior commander in Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard has been killed during a battle against the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq, the Guard said Sunday.
The Associated Press | posted Dec 28th - 9:20am
Italy: 1 person dead, another injured in fire disaster on ferry bound from Greece to Italy.
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