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No sign of quick end to Ukraine conflict

August 27, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Russian President Vladimir Putin, second left, shakes hands with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, right, as EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, left, and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, center, watch, prior to their talks after after posing for a photo in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Leaders of Russia, Belarus, two other former...

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Report finds 1,400 children exploited in UK town

August 27, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Professor Alexis Jay during a press conference at the New York Stadium, Rotherham, England, Tuesday Aug. 26, 2014, following the publication of a report she wrote which found around 1,400 children were sexually exploited in the town over a 16-year period....

France marks 70th anniversary of Paris Liberation

August 26, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A light show is projected on the Paris City Hall, Monday, Aug.25, 2014 during a ceremony in recognition of the Aug. 25, 1944 liberation of the capital by American and French troops. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) PARIS (AP) — Paris celebrated on Monday the 70th...

Cristobal’s pelting rains lash southeast Bahamas

August 25, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Water rushes through an open bay at the Carraizo Dam to release water left by a passing storm in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. A tropical depression formed over the Turks and Caicos Islands on Saturday as it headed toward the Bahamas...

Israeli airstrike collapses Gaza apartment tower

August 24, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Palestinians inspect the rubble of the al-Zafer apartment tower following an Israeli airstrikes in Gaza City, in the northern Gaza Strip, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. Israeli aircraft fired two missiles at a 12-story apartment tower in downtown Gaza City on...

Airlines on alert as eruption begins in Iceland

August 24, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In an in an image from an Aug. 19, 2014 video, a sign is posted on the road next to Bardarbunga, a subglacial stratovolcano located under Iceland’s largest glacier. On Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, Iceland closed airspace over the Bardarbunga volcano on...

Hamas admits kidnapping Israeli teens

August 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – This undated file image released by the Israel Defense Forces shows a combination of three photos of Israeli teens Eyal Yifrah, 19, Gilad Shaar, 16, and Naftali Fraenkel, a 16-year-old with dual Israeli-American citizenship, who disappeared while...

Russian aid convoy advances toward Ukraine

August 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

About 60 trucks forming part of a Russian aid convoy are parked in a field about 7 kilometers (4 miles) from a border control point with Ukraine in the Russian town of Donetsk, Rostov-on-Don region, Russia, Thursday evening, Aug. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Pavel...

Russian aid convoy advances toward Ukraine

August 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

About 60 trucks forming part of a Russian aid convoy are parked in a field about 7 kilometers (4 miles) from a border control point with Ukraine in the Russian town of Donetsk, Rostov-on-Don region, Russia, Thursday evening, Aug. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Pavel...

Social media pushes back at militant propaganda

August 21, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, May 27, 2011, file photo, journalist James Foley poses for a photo during an interview with The Associated Press, in Boston. A video by Islamic State militants that purports to show the killing of Foley by the militant group was...