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Ukraine bus attack kills 13, dashes peace hopes for east

January 23, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this image made from the Russian RU-RTR television channel, a victim of a mortal shell which destroyed a trolley bus is carried away in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. It’s unclear which side was responsible for the attack, which killed passengers instantly and blew out the windows of a nearby building. A [&hellip...

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4 Shanghai officials fired in deadly New Year’s Eve stampede

January 22, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015 file photo, a woman prepares to lay flowers at the site of a deadly stampede in Shanghai, China. Shanghai sacked four top district officials for insufficient preparation and response to the stampede that killed 36...

Most Asian stocks higher as investors await ECB decision

January 21, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, a street sign for Wall Street hangs near the New York Stock Exchange. Global stock markets rose Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, and Shanghai rebounded from a dramatic dive the day before, after China’s...

Cuba lowers expectations on eve of high-level talks with US

January 21, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

John Koehler, center, a tourist from Wisconsin taking a cultural trip to Cuba, poses for a portrait with locals while holding a copy of USA Today newspaper and showing its front page article on the softening of travel rules for Americans in Havana, Cuba,...

Pope: Catholics don’t have to breed ‘like rabbits’

January 20, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 23, 2009 file photo, St. Peter’s Basilica is seen behind a hand of a demonstrator holding a condom, on the edge of the Vatican’s St. Peter’s Square, in Rome. During his return from The Philippines, Monday, Jan. 19,...

Surrendered LRA officer says he didn’t want to die in bush

January 20, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 and released by the Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF), a man said by the UPDF to be the wanted Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) commander Dominic Ongwen, center, stands with Ugandan Contingent Commander to...

Turkey president convenes Cabinet amid power-grab claims

January 20, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan walks between the honor guards wearing historic Turkish warriors costumes before a ceremony for his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas at his new presidential palace in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. Abbas is...

To counter terror, Europe’s police reconsider their arms

January 20, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan.13 2015 file photo, French police officers pay their respects during a ceremony to pay tribute to the three police officers killed in the attacks, in Paris, France. With the deaths of the three French officers during three days of...

Ukraine, rebels both claim to control Donetsk airport

January 20, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

A view of the damaged Hospital Nº 3, after it was hit by Ukrainian Army artillery in Kalininsky district, in Donetsk, Ukraine. Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. The separatist stronghold, Donetsk, was shaken by intense outgoing and incoming artillery fire on Sunday as...

Irish Cabinet minister announces he’s gay

January 19, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Dec. 27, 2013 file photo, shows health minister Leo Varadkar in Dublin, Ireland. Senior Cabinet minister in Ireland, Leo Varadkar, has announced he is homosexual, becoming the first openly gay government figure in the history of the...