12132017

Bosnia mourns victim of a police station attack; wows to strengthen fight against terrorism

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina –  Bosnia is mourning a policeman who was killed in what authorities are treating as a terrorist act committed by a Muslim gunman in the northeast of the country. Flags are at half-mast on Wednesday as policeman [...]

Israel and New Zealand resolve diplomatic spat over protocol involving new ambassador

JERUSALEM –  Israel and New Zealand have resolved a diplomatic dispute that had prevented New Zealand’s new ambassador from taking up his post for more than half a year. Israel last September prevented Ambassador Jonathan Curr from [...]

New Munich museum to explore city’s past as birthplace of Nazism

MUNICH –  The German city of Munich is opening a new museum dedicated to exploring its past as the birthplace of the Nazi movement. The Munich Documentation Center for the History of National Socialism charts the rise of the Nazi party [...]

40 years after Vietnam War, wounds still fester between those who fought for north and south

In this photo taken on April 20, 2015, Lu Dinh Trieu, who served in the South Vietnamese Army, burns incense to pay tribute to his ancestors at his house in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. When Luu Dinh Trieu was drafted into the [...]

Nigerian military evacuating, evaluating 293 girls and women rescued from Boko Haram forest

LAGOS, Nigeria –  Nigeria’s military says it is moving 200 girls and 93 women from a northeastern forest where they were rescued from Boko Haram extremists. Army spokesman Col. Sani Usman says many are traumatized. He says the military [...]

Saudi Arabia arrest 93 terror suspects, foils car bomb plot on US Embassy

April 24, 2015: Saudi Interior Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Mansour al-Turki listens to journalists questions during a press conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP) Saudi Arabia announced the arrest of 93 suspected terrorists [...]

Samsung Electronics reports 39 percent plunge in 1Q profit as mobile profit shrinks

SEOUL, South Korea –  Samsung Electronics Co. says its first-quarter net income has plunged 39 percent over a year earlier. The company reported Wednesday that its January-March income was 4.63 trillion won ($4.35 billion), compared with [...]

Chileans brace for volcano impact on livestock, agriculture and fishing industries

In this Wednesday, April 22, 2015 photo, the Calbuco volcano erupts near Puerto Varas, Chile. The Calbuco volcano erupted for the first time in more than 42 years, billowing a huge ash cloud over a sparsely populated, mountainous [...]

Nigerian army says it has rescued 200 girls, cannot confirm if they are kidnapped schoolgirls

This screen shot of the official Twitter feed of the Nigerian Armed Forces shows tweets announcing the rescue of 200 girls and 93 women from the Sambisa Forest in Nigeria and the destruction of three terrorist camps during the operation, [...]

More than 200 girls rescued in Nigeria, Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram not among them

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria –  Nigerian troops rescued nearly 300 girls and women during an offensive Tuesday against Boko Haram militants in the northeastern Sambisa Forest, the military said, but they did not include any of the schoolgirls kidnapped [...]