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Ukraine: rebels fire on border guard vessel

September 1, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Ukrainian troops sitting in a truck outside the village of Starobesheve, on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, after fleeing from the town of Ilovaisk, which was encircled by Russian-backed rebels over a number of days. Ukrainian government forces have succumbed to a sequence of military failures and seen their holdings in the conflict-ridden east shrink in [&hellip...

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Pakistan protesters march on PM’s residence

August 31, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

A Pakistan army soldier stands alert near the prime minister’s home in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug. 30, 3014. Protesters aledge fraud in 2013 elections and demand Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif steps down from office. Pakistani police fired tear gas...

Syrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights

August 31, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

An armed group of men, not specified which group of rebels, gather at Syria’s Quneitra border crossing between Syria and the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. It was unclear if the men were connected to an armed group that, the...

Trapped miners rescued in Nicaragua; 5 remain

August 31, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Young miner Leber Vivas Gonzales, 16, center right, walks with his his arm over the shoulders of a rescue worker after he was rescued from the El Comal gold and silver mine in Bonanza, Nicaragua, late Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Nicaraguan rescuers have saved 22...

UN: Armed group detains 43 peacekeepers in Syria

August 29, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Armored vehicles from the U.N. peacekeepers of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force, also known as UNDOF wait to cross from the Israeli controlled Golan Heights to Syria, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. In southern Syria, government warplanes targeted...

Attempt to call missing jet may alter search area

August 29, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

In this March 23, 2014 photo, Australian Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss, right, talks with John Rice, senior search and rescue officer and mission coordinator for the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, at rescue coordination center of...

No sign of quick end to Ukraine conflict

August 27, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

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...

Report finds 1,400 children exploited in UK town

August 27, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

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 Off

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 Off

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...