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Prominent Venezuelan critic to run for European Parliament

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:57am

Spain's Popular Party says that the father of prominent Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López will run in the conservative party's ballot for a seat in the European Parliament at the end of May.

French President Emmanuel Macron pledges to cut taxes for middle-class workers.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:44am

French President Emmanuel Macron pledges to cut taxes for middle-class workers.

Nepal quake-hit villages struggle with reconstruction

Roshan Sedhai, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:19am

Four years since a catastrophic earthquake destroyed much of central and eastern Nepal, a remote Himalayan area is still reeling with what looks like irreparable damage.

Cyprus police officials say an army captain told investigators he killed seven people, five women and two girls

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:11am

Cyprus police officials say an army captain told investigators he killed seven people, five women and two girls.

Malaysia climber recovered alive on Nepal's Mount Annapurna

Roshan Sedhai, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 9:44am

A Malaysian climber was recovered alive near the summit of Mount Annapurna in Nepal on Thursday, a trekking company said, two days after he went missing.

AP Interview: Sri Lanka's PM says potential bombers at large

Emily Schmall, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 9:33am

Sri Lanka's prime minister said Thursday that suspects linked to the coordinated Easter Sunday bomb attacks remain at large and could have access to explosives.

Libya asks UN to probe violations in Tripoli battle

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 9:27am

Libya's U.N.-supported government is asking the Security Council to appoint a "fact-finding mission" to investigate alleged violations by the forces attacking the capital.

Israel says it will join 2020 World Expo in Dubai

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 8:39am

Israel's Foreign Ministry says Israel will participate in next year's World Expo hosted by the United Arab Emirates, in another sign of warming relations with Gulf Arab states.

Gunmen kill polio vaccine worker, wound another in Pakistan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 7:41am

Pakistani police say gunmen riding on motorcycles opened fire on female polio vaccination workers in the southwestern town of Chaman, killing one and wounding the other.

US Embassy in Sri Lanka tweets warning to avoid 'places of worship' this weekend over possible extremist attacks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 7:38am

US Embassy in Sri Lanka tweets warning to avoid 'places of worship' this weekend over possible extremist attacks.

Sri Lanka president's office: Defense secretary resigns after Easter attacks, but will serve until replacement appointed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 7:32am

Sri Lanka president's office: Defense secretary resigns after Easter attacks, but will serve until replacement appointed.

Sri Lanka's prime minister tells AP that father of two of the suicide bombers, a wealthy spice trader, has been arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 7:04am

Sri Lanka's prime minister tells AP that father of two of the suicide bombers, a wealthy spice trader, has been arrested.

Sri Lanka's prime minister tells AP that suspects in Easter attack still at large, may have explosives

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 7:03am

Sri Lanka's prime minister tells AP that suspects in Easter attack still at large, may have explosives.

Rights group: Bahraini authorities abuse, torture detainees

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 6:59am

A Bahraini rights group said Thursday that sexual abuse and torture have been widespread and systematic in jails in the Gulf island nation during a yearslong crackdown.

Sri Lanka police appeal for information about 3 women and 1 man suspected of involvement in Easter bombings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 6:45am

Sri Lanka police appeal for information about 3 women and 1 man suspected of involvement in Easter bombings.

Aid group says Cameroon's restive regions need more help

Krista Larson, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 6:31am

Tens of thousands of people are living in the bush without humanitarian aid in Cameroon after two years of fighting between separatists and government forces that has failed to attract widespread international support, an international aid agency said Thursday.

German Greens won't back aspiring EU head who woos far right

Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 6:18am

A leading candidate for Germany's left-leaning Greens said Thursday that his party won't back any candidate for president of the European Union's executive branch who relies on support from the far right.

Cyprus police link slaying suspect to 3rd missing woman

Menelaos Hadjicostis, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 6:08am

A police investigation into the slayings of two Filipino women whose bodies were found in an abandoned mineshaft in Cyprus widened Thursday after investigators connected a military officer detained as a suspect to a third woman from the Philippines who vanished 16 months ago.

UN confirms 3rd Hezbollah tunnel at Lebanon-Israel frontier

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 6:01am

U.N. peacekeepers in Lebanon have confirmed the existence of a third cross-border tunnel, out of six the Israeli military said it discovered in the area last year.