BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and Kurdish representatives say Kurdish fighters have captured dozens of villages following days of clashes with the Islamic State group in northeastern Syria.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Warsaw city councilors have banned a 1945 monument of Polish-Soviet brotherhood in arms from being returned to its place on a city street.
BAGHDAD (AP) — A series of bombings and mortar strikes in and near the Iraqi capital killed eight people on Friday as Baghdad police discovered six bodies with gunshot wounds, officials said.
MOSCOW (AP) — Cash-strapped Ukraine sought to buy time in its effort to ensure continued gas supplies from Russia, making a $15 million payment to Moscow on Friday as it waits for international rescue
ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota band camp is giving baby boomers and younger musicians a chance to prove they are never too old to rock and roll.
MANSEHRA, Pakistan (AP) — Two prisoners believed to be involved in the 2013 slaying of 10 foreign climbers at the base of one of the world's tallest mountains escaped from jail in northern Pakistan be
LONDON (AP) — British spy agencies are facing questions about how a young Londoner who was on their radar as part of terrorist investigations was able to travel to Syria and become the knife-wielding
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A newborn was kidnapped from a Cape Town hospital in 1997. Her parents never gave up hope and, 17 years later, they have found her.
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Parliament overwhelmingly approved the four-month extension of Greece's financial bailout on Friday, despite unease over the new government in Athens.
LONDON (AP) — Madonna says she hit her head and suffered whiplash when she was yanked backward down some steps while performing live at the Brit Awards.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — International Criminal Court judges have upheld the acquittal of a Congolese man who was cleared at trial of leading a deadly militia attack in eastern Congo.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Friday announced it has test fired a "new strategic weapon" in the final day of a large-scale naval and air defense drill, saying the system would pla
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police say a foreigner was seriously injured when his shop was petrol bombed.
NOVOAMVROSIIVSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Separatist fighters in east Ukraine moved rocket launchers to a location 70 kilometers (43 miles) back from the front line with government troops Friday in the first c
WASHINGTON (AP) — The new mayor of the nation's capital gave her constituents what they wanted — the ability to legally grow and share marijuana in private.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh was always a man of conscience.
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — In gunsmith Bahktiyar Sadr-Aldeen's workshop in this Kurdish city in northern Iraq, every weapon has a story. These days, there are lots of stories to tell.
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese factories churned out more machinery and electronic devices in January as export shipments rose, but lower energy costs due to cheaper crude oil failed to provide a boost to cons
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Two industrial engineering students at the University at Buffalo decided to see if they could build a fairer NFL schedule. It added up to a tougher challenge than anticipated.
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy is playing so well that he can easily manage a smile even on the bad days.