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Greek government defends bailout deal ahead of vote

August 14, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Members of the Communist-affiliated PAME labor union gather during an anti-austerity rally at Omonia square in Athens, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015. The Greek government defended its new bailout program in tumultuous parliamentary sessions Thursday, as it faced a rebellion in the governing Syriza party ahead of a vote on the deal. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)...

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Officials: At least 13 dead in China port explosions

August 12, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency smoke and fire erupt into the night sky after an explosion in the Binhai New Area in north China’s Tianjin Municipality on Thursday Aug. 13, 2015. Chinese state media reported huge explosions at the Tianjin...

IS affiliate in Egypt releases image of slain Croat captive

August 12, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Croatia’s prime minister Zoran Milanovic attends a press conference in Zagreb, Croatia, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015. Islamic State sympathizers circulated an image Wednesday that appears to show the grisly aftermath of the beheading of Tomislav Salopek, a...

Some US rowers fall ill at 2016 Olympics test event

August 11, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Aug. 5, 2015 photo, rowers from the Ukraine carry their boat during the World Junior Rowing Championships at Rodrigo de Freitas lake in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The regatta took place just a week after The Associated Press published an independent...

Pakistan horrified by alleged child sex abuse blackmail ring

August 11, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Latif Sarra, center, lawyer for victims of a child sex abuse scandal, is surrounded by villagers while talking to media outside a local court, Monday, Aug. 10, 2015 in Kasur near Lahore, Pakistan. Police in eastern Pakistan arrested several men accused of...

Argentines vote in presidential, congressional primaries

August 10, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

A woman looks for her name in the voting lists during the open primary elections for presidential candidates in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015. The voters will decide Presidential candidates in their respective parties ahead of the Oct. 25,...

Israel cracks down on Jewish extremists with new arrests

August 9, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Palestinians run for cover from tear gas fired by Israeli security forces during clashes that occurred after the funeral of Palestinian Saed Dawabsheh, 32, in the West Bank village of Duma near Nablus on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015. The father of a Palestinian...

American teen Ledecky wins 5th gold with world-record swim

August 9, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

The United States mixed 4x100m freestyle relay team of Ryan Lochte, Missy Franklin, Simone Manuel and Nathan Adrian hold their gold medals at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) KAZAN, Russia (AP)...

UN rights envoy says meeting with Myanmar’s Rohingya blocked

August 8, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Yanghee Lee, United Nation’s Human Rights Special Envoy to Myanmar, talks to journalists during a press conference at the UN office in Yangon, Myanmar, Friday, Aug 7, 2015. (AP Photo/Khin Maung Win) YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A U.N. human rights envoy said...

4th blogger killed in Bangladesh by suspected militants

August 8, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Ashamoni, wife of blogger Niloy Chowdhury, who was hacked to death at his apartment, cries at their house in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, Aug. 7, 2015. Assailants believed to be Islamist militants entered an apartment building posing as potential tenants and...