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Egypt postpones retrial of 2 Al-Jazeera English journalists

February 23, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Canadian Al-Jazeera English journalist Mohamed Fahmy, speaks with policemen during his retrial in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. The retrial of two Al-Jazeera English journalists who face terror-related charges in a case widely criticized by human rights organizations and media groups has been postponed to March 8. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil) CAIRO (AP) —...

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Singapore’s founder hospitalized with pneumonia

February 22, 2015 • Entertainment, World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 20, 2013, file photo, Singapore’s first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew attends the Standard Chartered Singapore Forum in Singapore. Lee’s Office said in a statement Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, that Lee, 91, was admitted to...

1,000 join Muslim ‘ring of peace’ outside Oslo synagogue

February 22, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

More than 1,000 people formed a “ring of peace” around the Norwegian capital’s synagogue, an initiative taken by young Muslims in Norway after a series of attacks against Jews in Europe, in Oslo, Saturday, Feb. 21 2015. Norway’s Chief...

First Ukraine war prisoner exchange completed

February 22, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Ukrainian prisoners of war help an injured serviceman using crutches march before a prisoner exchange in separatist controlled territory, near Zholobok, Ukraine, Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. Ukrainian military and separatist representatives exchanged dozens of...

86-story tower in Dubai in flames, officials say no one hurt

February 21, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

This photo provided by Jose Vicente shows flames coming from a high rise tower in Dubai’s marina district Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. The fire broke out early Saturday in the Torch tower on the northeastern end of the densely populated district, which is...

Arrest of Caracas mayor sign of broader Venezuela crackdown

February 21, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

A protester holds a sign that reads in Spanish “freedom for Ledezma” at a demonstration demanding the release of Metropolitan Mayor Antonio Ledezma in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. Demonstrators are condemning last night’s...

Ant gin, cricket soup: Bugs crawl onto menu at Cordon Bleu

February 21, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 photo, a participant tries an hors d’oeuvres made with insects at a seminar at Le Cordon Bleu’s cooking school in Bangkok. A group of chefs and food scientists at the esteemed French school’s branch in Bangkok...

Some signs of tension emerge among Islamic State militants

February 20, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this undated file image posted on Monday, June 30, 2014, by the Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, a Syrian opposition group, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, fighters from the Islamic State group...

Asian stocks rise as Greek jitters ease in quiet trading

February 18, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Aug. 9, 2011 file photo shows a Wall Street street sign near the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. U.S. stocks were lower in early trading Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, as investors continued to watch Greece’s debt talks and hoped a deal...

Ukraine soldiers taken prisoner in fighting for railway hub

February 18, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Ukrainian government soldiers sit on top of their armored vehicle driving on a road stretching away from the town of Artemivsk, Ukraine, towards Debaltseve, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015. Ukrainian government troops and Russia-backed rebels failed Tuesday to start...