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The Latest on Nepal: UN says children's health precarious

May 2, 2015

5 p.m. (1130 GMT)

UNICEF says the health and well-being of children affected by the earthquake are hanging in the balance — many are homeless, in deep shock and with no access to basic care. more »»

Syria state TV: 12 killed in rebel attack in Aleppo

May 2, 2015

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian rebels shelled government-held districts in the northern city of Aleppo on Saturday, killing at least 12 civilians, including three children, state media reported. more »»

Afghan trial in mob killing of woman begins live on TV

May 2, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The trial of 49 suspects, including 19 police officers, on charges relating to the brutal mob killing of an Afghan woman began in the capital, Kabul, on Saturday. more »»

It's a girl! Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to princess

May 2, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, has given birth to a baby girl, royal officials said Saturday. more »»

It's a girl: Timeline of William and Kate's relationship

May 2, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Prince William's wife Kate has given birth to the couple's second child, a daughter who becomes fourth in line for the thron. more »»

Hundreds of families trapped by fighting in Yemen's Aden

May 2, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Hundreds of families are trapped in their homes by weeks of fierce fighting in the center of the southern city of Aden, running short of supplies — their only lifeline coming... more »»

Palace says Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to baby girl

May 2, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, has given birth to a baby girl, royal officials said Saturday. more »»

Palace says Duchess of Cambridge in hospital for birth

May 2, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Prince William's wife Kate entered a London hospital Saturday to give birth to their second child, igniting a national wave of anticipation and a last-minute betting spree on the... more »»

The Latest on Nepal: Some still waiting for aid to reach

May 2, 2015

1:15 p.m. (0730 GMT)

A week after a massive earthquake shook Nepal, angry villagers in some parts of central Sindhupalchok district say they're still waiting for aid to reach them. more »»

Nepal's devout see divine anger in quake's devastation

May 2, 2015

PUJARI, Nepal (AP) — Some blame the corrupt politicians for bringing devastation to this Himalayan nation. Others fault Western tourists with tight T-shirts and loose morals. more »»

In Iraqi malls, Syrian women work jobs spurned by locals

May 2, 2015

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Two years after fleeing from her home in Damascus, 22-year-old Rahaf Abdullah is working at a gleaming mall in Iraq's Kurdish region, selling sweets to local women who largely... more »»

Kerry vows to deepen ties with Sri Lanka as it makes reforms

May 2, 2015

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — John Kerry made the first visit to Sri Lanka by a U.S. more »»

Nepal quake could have been much worse: Here's why

May 2, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The structural engineer strides through Kathmandu's old city, past buildings reduced to rubble, buildings whose facades are cracked in dozens of places, like the fractured... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Kathmandu wedding shows life goes on in Nepal

May 2, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A French woman and a Nepalese man have married in Kathmandu in a determined effort to show that life goes on even in the midst of great adversity. more »»

The Latest on Nepal: Quake death toll climbs past 6,600

May 2, 2015

9 a.m. (0315 GMT)

A week after a massive earthquake hit Nepal, police say the death toll from the disaster has climbed past 6,600. more »»

Nigerian military: 234 girls, women rescued from extremists

May 2, 2015

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's military says it has rescued 234 more girls and women from a Boko Haram forest stronghold in the country's northeas. more »»

A week after earthquake, Nepal still needs tents and food

May 2, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's government renewed its appeal to international donors to send tents and tarpaulins and basic food supplies in the wake of last weekend's devastating earthquake,... more »»

Thai police find graves of suspected trafficking victims

May 2, 2015

HAT YAI, Thailand (AP) — Police have found dozens of shallow graves, a corpse and an ailing survivor at an abandoned jungle camp in an area of southern Thailand that is regularly used to smuggle... more »»

Baby born in field hospital after Nepal earthquake

May 2, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — After almost a week of heartbreaking news from earthquake-hit Nepal, there was a small but beautiful moment of joy. more »»

7 killed in violence during anti-cartel operation in Mexico

May 2, 2015

GUADALAJARA, Mexico (AP) — At least seven people died as flames and gunfire erupted around the western Mexico state of Jalisco on Friday when a military operation targeting a violent drug cartel... more »»

 
 
 

 

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