Prosecutors said Tuesday that they arrested the captain and a crew member of the boat in which as many as 900 people are feared to have drowned in the unremitting waves of migrants seeking to escape from war-torn Libya.
The Associated Press | posted Apr 20th - 5:41pm
Prosecutors: Captain and crew member of capsized boat that killed hundreds off Libya arrested.
The Associated Press | posted Apr 20th - 5:11pm
A small plane crashed shortly after takeoff Monday from a resort area on the eastern tip of the Dominican Republic, killing all seven people on board, officials said.
Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press | posted Apr 20th - 4:51pm
Saudi-led airstrikes hit weapons caches held by Iran-backed Shiite rebels, touching off massive explosions Monday in Yemen's capital that killed at least 19 people and buried scores of others under the rubble of flattened homes.
Michael Weissenstein, Associated Press | posted Apr 20th - 4:41pm
Cuban officials and New York business executives are exploring ways for American companies to do business on the communist-run island despite the longstanding U.S. embargo that makes most trade and investment illegal, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday.
Rob Gillies, Associated Press | posted Apr 20th - 3:22pm
The Canadian government said Monday it will issue a passport to Al-Jazeera English journalist Mohamed Fahmy who remains in Egypt on bail while awaiting trial on terror charges, reversing an earlier decision denying him one.
Suzan Fraser, Associated Press | posted Apr 20th - 2:43pm
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Monday extended condolences to the descendants of Armenians killed 100 years ago by Ottoman Turks, saying Turkey shared their pain and also announced that a service would be held at the Armenian Patriarchate in Istanbul to commemorate the victims.
The Associated Press | posted Apr 20th - 2:41pm
The U.N. Security Council is calling for $30 million in emergency aid to help Palestinian refugees in the embattled Yarmouk camp in the Syrian capital.
Elias Meseret, Associated Press | posted Apr 20th - 2:33pm
Many in Ethiopia are reeling from the news that several Ethiopians were killed in Libya by the Islamic State group, which over the weekend released a video purporting to show the killings.
The Associated Press | posted Apr 20th - 2:21pm
Syrian President Bashar Assad says the French and Syrian intelligence services have had "some contacts" over the fight against the Islamic State group but denied that there is any cooperation between them.
Desmond Butler, Associated Press | posted Apr 20th - 2:02pm
Turkish police on Monday arrested a missing British couple with four children believed to have left England for Syria to join the Islamic State group, an official said.
Carley Petesch, Associated Press | posted Apr 20th - 1:41pm
Twelve-year-old Youssuf and 7-year-old Mamadou start their day at 5 a.m. walking from a Dakar, Senegal suburb into the city to beg for money. The older boy must come back with 700 CFA ($1) and the younger 500CFA ($0.80), or they may get beaten. They then must go beg for food.
The Associated Press | posted Apr 20th - 1:31pm
Jamaica's biggest university has held a ceremony to plant what it touts as the island's first legal marijuana seedling.
The Associated Press | posted Apr 20th - 12:22pm
The U.S. ambassador to Greece on Monday protested new legislation that will let a disabled far-left terrorist convicted of murdering Americans serve the remainder of his five life sentences under home confinement.
Aya Batrawy, Associated Press | posted Apr 20th - 12:22pm
Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry said on Monday that one of the kingdom's border guards was killed and two others were wounded from gunfire and mortar shells fired from inside Yemen.
Nasser Karimi and Adam Schreck, Associated Press | posted Apr 20th - 12:22pm
A Washington Post reporter jailed for nearly nine months in Iran faces charges of espionage and three other crimes, his lawyer revealed Monday following her first in-depth meeting with the journalist.
Ciaran Giles and Hernan Munoz, Associated Press | posted Apr 20th - 12:00pm
A 13-year-old Spanish boy armed with a crossbow and a machete killed a substitute teacher and wounded four other people at his school in Barcelona on Monday, police said.
Brian Rohan, Associated Press | posted Apr 20th - 11:01am
An Egyptian criminal court on Monday sentenced 22 people to death after convicting them of storming a police station outside Cairo and killing an officer on July 3, 2013 — the day the military overthrew an elected but divisive Islamist president.
The Associated Press | posted Apr 20th - 10:23am
Elio Toaff, the longtime chief rabbi of Rome who helped set Judaism and the Catholic Church on the path to reconciliation after centuries of distrust, has died. He was 99.
Arsen Mollayev, Associated Press | posted Apr 20th - 10:12am
Russian special forces have killed the leader of an al-Qaida-linked group operating in the Caucasus region of southern Russia, the national counterterrorism agency said Monday.
Christopher Torchia, Associated Press | posted Apr 20th - 10:11am
Worried about their safety, hundreds of African immigrants headed out of South Africa in buses on Monday following deadly attacks on foreign-owned shops.
Abdi Guled, Associated Press | posted Apr 20th - 10:11am
Islamic extremists set off a bomb in a U.N. van in normally tranquil northern Somalia on Monday, killing at least seven people, including four employees of the U.N. children's agency in an attack that was widely denounced.
The Associated Press | posted Apr 20th - 10:01am
Official: Turkey arrests British couple with 4 children suspected of heading to Syria.
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Meet the wealthy couple on a migrant-saving mission
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:52:11 EDT
Hundreds of migrants die at sea
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 09:05:44 EDT
Europe squabbles over tackling Mediterranean migrant crisis
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:13:59 EDT
Survivor says up to 950 aboard ill-fated ship
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 07:45:46 EDT
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Saudi-led strikes hit weapons caches of Iran-backed rebels in Yemen
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 00:01:43 -0400
A migrant's story of death -- and survival -- at sea
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:36:26 -0400
Diplomat's teen son pleads not guilty to murder
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:32:13 -0400
U.S. aircraft carrier sent to Yemen in response to Iran
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EU searches for ways to stem tide of migrant "death voyages"
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 18:00:38 -0400
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