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Pistorius trial: Judge's verdict explained

September 12, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Did Oscar Pistorius get away with murder?

Judge Thokozile Masipa's decision to acquit Pistorius of murder has left many in South Africa asking that question. more »»

Pakistan nabs militants linked to attack on Malala

September 12, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's army said Friday that it has arrested 10 militants suspected of involvement in the 2012 attack on teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who won world acclaim after she wa... more »»

Protestant firebrand Ian Paisley dies aged 88

September 12, 2014

DUBLIN (AP) — For most of his half-century in Northern Ireland politics, Ian Paisley was synonymous with two words: "No" and "Never. more »»

Paris wants Iran to help crush Islamic radicals

September 12, 2014

PARIS (AP) — France is prepared to invite Iran to an international conference Monday aimed at coordinating actions to knock out the Islamic State extremists in Iraq — even though that runs counte... more »»

First German governor from ex-communist party?

September 12, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A quarter-century after the Berlin Wall crumbled, an election this weekend may show whether Germany is ready for its first state governor from the party descended from East Germany'... more »»

Salmond: Savvy salesman for Scottish independence

September 12, 2014

Alex Salmond is many things: a gambler with an obsessive eye for the horses, a populist showman equally quick to cause and claim outrage, an improvisational wit with a cut-throat edge. more »»

Pistorius could get 15 years for culpable homicide

September 12, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp but declared him not guilty of... more »»

Ian Paisley's many faces: orator, inciter, charmer

September 12, 2014

DUBLIN (AP) — Much like the Ulster weather, Ian Paisley could offer beaming sunshine one minute, stinging hailstones the nex. more »»

Pistorius could get jail for culpable homicide

September 12, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and declared him not guilty of... more »»

US, Turkey mull strategy against Islamic militants

September 12, 2014

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The United States on Friday pressed Turkey to harden its borders against fighters and funding flowing to the Islamic State militant group, and sought clarity on how far... more »»

Syrian troops capture key central town

September 12, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Government forces have captured a central Syrian town that has changed hands several times during the civil war, the military and activists said Frida. more »»

US to restart limited adoption program in Vietnam

September 12, 2014

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam and the United States will soon resume limited inter-country adoptions, both nations said Friday, six years after a ban was imposed because of allegations of... more »»

Germany to send 40 military trainers to Iraq

September 12, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — Germany plans to send about 40 paratroopers to Iraq to provide weapons training to Kurdish fighters battling an Islamic extremist insurgency. more »»

Iraq premier says France to join airstrikes effort

September 12, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — France will join the U.S. more »»

Pakistani troops expand rescue in flood-hit areas

September 12, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Pakistani military stepped up rescue efforts as floods wreaked havoc in more districts of the country's eastern Punjab province on Friday, leaving hundreds of thousands a... more »»

Judge: Pistorius is guilty of culpable homicide

September 12, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and declared him not guilty of... more »»

Detainees in North Korea test US patience strategy

September 12, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — A U.S. more »»

Ukraine, rebels trade 67 prisoners in peace deal

September 12, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — In the dead of night, Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed rebel forces on Friday exchanged dozens of prisoners who had been captured during fighting in eastern Ukraine,... more »»

EU sanctions hit Russian oil companies, lawmakers

September 12, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — New European Union sanctions against Russia announced Friday toughen financial penalties on the country's banks, arms manufacturers and its biggest oil company, Rosneft, to punish... more »»

Can Obama wage war without consent of Congress?

September 12, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — As a U.S. senator from Illinois running for the White House in 2007, Barack Obama sponsored a resolution to prohibit President George W. more »»

 
 

 

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