| Jul 18, 2014
| 5:19 AM
Líderes mundiales exigieron una investigación internacional sobre el derribo de un avión de Malasia sobre el este de Ucrania en el que murieron las 298 personas que viajaban a bordo, una tragedia que podría aumentar aún más las tensiones entre Rusia y...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:01 AM
At least 298 passengers were killed when a Malaysian airliner was apparently shot down by a surface-to-air missile in eastern Ukraine Thursday, according to early intelligence reports.
The Boeing 777 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was "blown out of...
| May 23, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Anti-government rebels lobbed a mortar shell at a campaign rally supporting President Bashar Assad in southern Syria on Friday, killing several dozen people and wounding many others, according to state media and opposition sources.
The attack heightened...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 3:38 AM
Fighters affiliated with an extremist Al Qaeda-inspired faction seized control of another town in the northwest of Iraq on Monday, beating back pro-government forces scrambling to stop the group's advance.
Tal Afar, an ethnically diverse town of Sunni...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Forces loyal to the Iraqi government repulsed an insurgent attack on a provincial town northeast of Baghdad, state media reported Tuesday, as White House officials announced that President Obama would meet with congressional leaders to discuss the...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:23 AM
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday that he is a fan of his native South Korea's soccer team, which open its World Cup campaign against Russia later in the day, but that out of a sense of neutrality he would not tune into the match.
| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Islamic insurgents who swept through northern and central Iraq, inflicting humiliating defeats on government forces, met tough resistance Tuesday on the northeast approaches to the capital and officials said the advance had been halted.
| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:51 PM
The mothers of three Israeli teenagers believed to have been abducted in the West Bank took their plight to the United Nations on Tuesday, as Israel moved to downscale the military search for the teens.
“It is wrong to take children, innocent boys...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:02 AM
A prominent Libyan activist who had become an international face of her strife-torn country's efforts to build a democracy was assassinated by gunmen who stormed her home in the restive eastern city of Benghazi shortly after casting her ballot in the...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 10:12 AM
SAO PAULO (AP) — A police sniper was spooked by an armed man seen approaching Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and other officials as they watched the June 12 opening game of the World Cup in Sao Paulo, law enforcement authorities said Friday. The...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:07 AM
On screen, Frank Underwood's ambitions can't be stopped. But he's just a character in the Netflix series "House of Cards" and in real life, there is a limit to his power, as producers discovered this week when they were denied access to film in the United...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Iraqi forces were massing north of Baghdad on Friday, aiming to strike back at Sunni Islamists whose drive toward the capital prompted the United States to send military advisers to stiffen government resistance. Iraq's senior Shi'ite religious cleric...