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Syrian rebels buckling in face of jihadis

June 28, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – This undated file image posted on a militant website on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows fighters from the al-Qaida linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) marching in Raqqa, Syria. Moderate Syrian rebels are buckling under the onslaught of the [&hellip...

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Givenchy explodes plane for Paris menswear show

June 28, 2014 • Entertainment, World NewsComments Off

Models wear creations by Italian designer Alessandro Sartori as part of Berluti men’s Spring-Summer 2015 fashion collection, presented in Paris, Friday, June 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus) PARIS (AP) — Last season, he used Rihanna and Kanye West...

Mourning millions: EU leaders mark WWI centennial

June 26, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

European Union heads of state, from left, British Prime Minister David Cameron, Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann , Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Cypriot President Nicos...

Kerry issues warning after Syria bombs Iraq

June 25, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Fleeing Iraqi citizens from Mosul and other northern towns sit on a truck as they cross to secure areas at a Kurdish security forces checkpoint, in the Khazer area between the Iraqi city of Mosul and the Kurdish city of Irbil, northern Iraq, Wednesday June...

Explosion rocks mall in Nigerian capital

June 25, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

A Nigerian soldier, center, walks, at the scene of an explosion in Abuja, Nigeria, Wednesday, June 25, 2014. An explosion rocked a shopping mall in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, on Wednesday and police say at least over 20 people have been killed and many...

North Korea’s take on new US movie: “Act of war”

June 25, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this July 27, 2013 file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un leans over a balcony and waves to Korean War veterans cheering below at the end of a mass military parade on Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang to mark the 60th anniversary of the...

Outcry after Egypt sentences 3 reporters to prison

June 23, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste looks out from the defendant’s cage during the sentencing hearing for journalists working for Al-Jazeera in a courtroom in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, June 23, 2014. An Egyptian court on Monday convicted three journalists...

Kerry hands dire warning to Iraqis over future

June 23, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry greets U.S. Marines as he arrives at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, June 23, 2014. Kerry said the fate of Iraq may be decided over the next week and is largely dependent on whether its leaders meet a deadline for...

Russia’s Putin calls for compromise in Ukraine

June 22, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Riot police march to surround the Kiev Pechersk Lavra, an Orthodox Christian monastery, where radical masked activists gather to protest against separatists, who congregate in the area around the Kiev Pechersk Lavra, Sunday, June 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Sergei...

Israeli military carries out airstrikes in Syria

June 22, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Israeli soldiers load shells in their tank following the first death on the Israeli side of the Golan since the Syrian civil war erupted more than three years ago, near the Israeli village of Alonei Habashan, in the area of Tel Hazeka, close to the Quneitra...