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Pope to take on hot EU topics in Strasbourg visit

November 24, 2014

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Pope Francis will deliver his first public speech about Europe on Tuesday, likely to focus on complex continental issues such as high jobless rates among the young, and... more »»

Israel resumes razing homes to punish attackers

November 24, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Enas Shalodi, a Palestinian mother of six, has been severely punished by Israel for something she didn't do. more »»

Iran nuclear talks stumble, extended until July

November 24, 2014

VIENNA (AP) — Still facing significant differences between the U.S. more »»

Iraqi troops take 2 towns from Islamic State group

November 24, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi troops backed by Shiite militiamen and Kurdish security forces recaptured two eastern towns from Islamic State group militants after fierce clashes, officials said Monday. more »»

Russia gets greater control over Black Sea region

November 24, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia tightened its control Monday over Georgia's breakaway province of Abkhazia with a new treaty envisaging closer military and economic ties with the lush sliver of land along... more »»

UK: 'Severe' terror threat requires new powers

November 24, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Britain faces its greatest-ever threat from terrorism, the interior minister said Monday, announcing measures to control suspects, strengthen online scrutiny and prevent insurance... more »»

Erdogan: women are not equal to men

November 24, 2014

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan set off a new controversy on Monday, declaring that women are not equal to men and accusing feminists of not understanding the special... more »»

Swiss museum gets huge, priceless art trove

November 24, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A Swiss museum accepted a massive, priceless trove of long-hidden art from the late German collector Cornelius Gurlitt on Monday, promising to work with Germany to make sure that an... more »»

Israeli police say Arab stabs Jew in Jerusalem

November 24, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say an Arab assailant has stabbed a Jewish man in Jerusalem. more »»

Fire damages 750-year-old oak tree in Poland

November 24, 2014

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A suspected arson fire in southwestern Poland has damaged a 750-year-old oak tree believed to be the country's oldest. more »»

Floods kill at least 32 in southern Morocco

November 24, 2014

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Days of unusually heavy rain pounded Morocco's south and unleashed deadly floods that killed 32 people, the Interior Ministry said Monday. more »»

Spanish police arrest 4 priests in pedophile case

November 24, 2014

MADRID (AP) — Four priests were arrested Monday on suspicion of child sex abuse in a case which Spanish Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz said Pope Francis has taken a special interest in... more »»

Iraqi officials: Baghdad bombing kills 9 people

November 24, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say a car bomb near a crowded Baghdad marketplace has killed 9 people and wounded 20.

The attack happened in the mainly Sunni Shaab neighborhood. more »»

Japan's young fret as unexpected recession hits

November 24, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — When Prime Minister Shinzo Abe responded to Japan's surprise recession by delaying a sales-tax increase, it was a cause for worry, not celebration, for many young Japanese. more »»

Afghan bombings kill 2 NATO troops, 6 civilians

November 24, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Bombings across Afghanistan killed two NATO troops and six civilians Monday, authorities said, as the death toll in the country's deadliest insurgent attack this year... more »»

Israel leader vows to pass nationality law

November 24, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister has vowed to pass a contentious nationality law, but is leaving the door open to negotiations to soften the languag. more »»

Swiss museum accepts priceless Gurlitt art trove

November 24, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A Swiss museum agreed Monday to accept a priceless collection of long-hidden art from the late German collector Cornelius Gurlitt, saying it will work closely with Germany to make... more »»

Official says 6 killed in Afghan market blast

November 24, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An official in northern Afghanistan says a bomb planted on a motorcycle exploded in a market, killing six people. more »»

Iran nuclear talks to be extended until July

November 24, 2014

VIENNA (AP) — Nuclear negotiators have failed to meet a Monday deadline for a deal that would ease international concerns about Iran's atomic program and are poised to extend the negotiations for... more »»

Image of Asia: Selling fire pots in the Himalayas

November 24, 2014

In this photo by Mukhtar Khan, a vendor sells kangris, or fire pots, on a cold morning in Srinagar, the main city in India's portion of Kashmir. more »»

Mom charged with trying to kill baby left in drain

November 24, 2014

SYDNEY (AP) — A 30-year-old Sydney mother has been charged with trying to kill her newborn son by abandoning him in a roadside drain for five days before passers-by heard his cries, police said... more »»


Black Friday at Cross Roads November 29, 2014

Open both Friday & Saturday - Santa's coming to town. Sales galore. more »

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