Lawmakers ratify closer ties to EU -- issue which sparked crisis -- but they also sign off on bills granting rebellious east more autonomy
Police step up protection for judge taking heat over lack of murder conviction for former Paralympic track star
Mount Paektu, site of one of history's largest volcanic eruptions, shrouded in mystery due to its location in Hermit Kingdom, but that's changing
Investigators "focusing" on specific group on Koh Tao island after 2 young tourists found gruesomely murdered
Government sending planes to ferry out tens of thousands who couldn't leave before Odile hit
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems and to boost the number of beds needed to isolate and treat victims of the epidemic. 2014-09-16T04:02:00-04:00 2014-09-16T08:02:54-04:00
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — On Calton Hill, overlooking Edinburgh, stands Scotland's National Monument. A colonnade of classical stone pillars modeled on the Parthenon in Athens, it's grand, inspiring — and unfinished, ever since the money to build it ran out two centuries ago. 2014-09-16T04:26:00-04:00 2014-09-16T08:26:22-04:00
White House officials say $500 million effort will provide medical and logistical support to the region affected by the outbreak
Saudi court postpones verdict on popular Shiite cleric who faces potential death sentence
A Saudi Arabian court has postponed issuing a verdict in a sensitive case against a popular Shiite cleric who faces charges that carry the death sentence.
It was a calm morning in Antarctica's remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt. John Bennett and his crew hauled up a creature with tentacles like fire hoses and eyes like dinner plates from a mile below the surface.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's parliament ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union on Tuesday, and passed legislation to grant autonomy to the rebellious east as part of a peace deal. 2014-09-16T03:26:00-04:00 2014-09-16T07:26:44-04:00
NOVOSVITLIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — The kindergarten building in this village in eastern Ukraine was once a source of pride. Renovated and brightly decorated with money provided by German donors, its classrooms were opening the doors of education to 120 pupils at a time. 2014-09-15T22:23:00-04:00 2014-09-16T02:23:19-04:00
Pope Francis will not have additional security when he travels to the predominantly Muslim country of Albania next week, despite reports that the pontiff is a target for ISIS terrorists.
Of all the many crises this summer - from ISIS, to Ukraine, Ebola to Libya - who'd have thought jolly old England would be on that list? Technically, it???s the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. But for how much longer? On Thursday, after 307 years, Scotland may vote for independence and with it, potentially change the world order that has lasted since the end of the Second World War. Decisions taken across the highlands and lowlands of Scotland will echo far beyond the shores of a disunited kingdom.
The Ebola outbreak is “unparalleled" in modern times,” the World Health Organization said as the death toll climbed to 2,500.
An eruption from the Mount Mayon volcano in the Philippines is possible within weeks, government scientists warned Tuesday.
First, Pope Francis married 20 couples to highlight the role of families as the heart of the Catholic Church.
With 48 hours to go, sides scramble to convert swing voters in Scottish independence vote