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Islamic Jihad announces cease-fire to end Israel fighting

Aron Heller, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 24th - 10:05am

The Islamic Jihad militant group in the Gaza Strip announced a unilateral cease-fire Monday evening to end two days of heavy fighting with Israel.

Illegal net snares humpback in endangered porpoise refuge

Peter Orsi, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 24th - 9:53am

Rescuers in Mexico were partially able to free a humpback whale that became entangled in a fishing net illegally set inside a refuge for the critically endangered vaquita porpoise in the upper Gulf of California, a conservationist group said Monday.

German police say they believe car deliberately driven into Carnival parade; suspect a local man

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 24th - 9:34am

German police say they believe car deliberately driven into Carnival parade; suspect a local man.

German police say dozens injured, several seriously when car drives into Carnival parade

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 24th - 9:28am

German police say dozens injured, several seriously when car drives into Carnival parade.

Haiti says soldier died of wounds after shootout with police

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 24th - 9:24am

The Haitian Ministry of Defense said Monday that a soldier has died from wounds suffered during an exchange of gunfire with police officers protesting outside army headquarters.

Man accused in cruise ship death to face Puerto Rico judge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 24th - 8:56am

An Indiana man accused of dropping his granddaughter from an 11th floor window of a cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico last year declined his right to a jury trial on Monday.

German man drives car into Carnival crowd, injures 30

David Rising and Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 24th - 7:44am

A man intentionally drove a car into a crowd at a Carnival parade in a small town in central Germany, injuring around 30 people including children, officials said Monday.

German police say several people injured after car hits crowd at carnival procession

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 24th - 7:40am

German police say several people injured after car hits crowd at carnival procession.

Greek island protesters vow to stop new migrant camps

Michael Varaklas and Costas Kantouris, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 24th - 5:28am

Protest groups on three eastern Greek islands on Monday begun setting up blockades aimed at stopping the government from building new migrant detention centers.

German Carnival floats take aim at racism in wake of attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 24th - 2:36am

Biting commentary on racism in Germany featured prominently Monday among Carnival floats in western cities, hastily put together in the aftermath of a deadly far-right attack last week near Frankfurt.

Italy tries to contain virus as isolated towns hunker down

Paolo Santalucia, Giada Zampano and Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 24th - 2:01am

Police manned checkpoints around quarantined towns in Italy's north on Monday and residents stocked up on food as the country became the focal point of the outbreak in Europe and fears of its cross-border spread.

China postpones key political meetings because of virus

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 24th - 2:00am

China announced Monday it has postponed its most important political meetings of the year because of the outbreak of the new virus, a significant step for an authoritarian government that has always kept tight control over its political calendar.

Iran's semiofficial ILNA news agency is reporting that the death toll from the new coronavirus in the city of Qom is 50

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 24th - 1:51am

Iran's semiofficial ILNA news agency is reporting that the death toll from the new coronavirus in the city of Qom is 50.

China postpones most important annual political assembly because of virus outbreak

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 24th - 1:35am

China postpones most important annual political assembly because of virus outbreak.

South Korea reports 70 more cases of virus, bringing total to 833

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 24th - 1:19am

South Korea reports 70 more cases of virus, bringing total to 833.

Iran says 12 dead from new virus, rejects higher death toll

Aya Batrawy, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 24th - 1:05am

Iran's government said Monday that 12 people had died nationwide from the new coronavirus, rejecting claims of a much higher death toll by a lawmaker from the city of Qom that has been at the epicenter of the virus in the country.

Iranian state TV says the death toll in the country from the new coronavirus is now 12, after four more people died

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 24th - 12:56am

Iranian state TV says the death toll in the country from the new coronavirus is now 12, after four more people died.

Office of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says he has tendered his resignation to Malaysia's king

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 11:32pm

Office of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says he has tendered his resignation to Malaysia's king.

Prime Minister Mahathir's party is leaving Malaysia's ruling alliance, other allies quit in shocking political upheaval

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 11:28pm

Prime Minister Mahathir's party is leaving Malaysia's ruling alliance, other allies quit in shocking political upheaval.