- Guam: Russian tourists spend more, stay longer Updated: Dec-09-13 5:32 pm
- Riot police storm opposition offices in Ukraine Updated: Dec-09-13 4:50 pm
- Biden calls Ukraine leader, urges halt to violence Updated: Dec-09-13 2:47 pm
- Czech foreign minister to honor Mandela Updated: Dec-09-13 2:26 pm
- Report: Kremlin amnesty could apply to Pussy Riot Updated: Dec-09-13 1:56 pm
- Albania: New gov't seeks trial of former minister Updated: Dec-09-13 1:31 pm
- Ukraine's east still backs closer ties with Russia Updated: Dec-09-13 12:54 pm
- Polish court approves crucifix in parliament Updated: Dec-09-13 11:14 am
- Russia state news agency gets controversial chief Updated: Dec-09-13 11:10 am
- New Yorker editor joins NBC Olympic coverage Updated: Dec-09-13 10:47 am
- Poland urges Conn. inmate not get death sentence Updated: Dec-09-13 9:28 am
- Young Roma singers attacked in the Czech Republic Updated: Dec-09-13 9:25 am
- IOC to remind athletes against protests in Sochi Updated: Dec-09-13 5:43 am
- AP Exclusive: Accusations dog Russian copter deal Updated: Dec-09-13 3:17 am
- Ukraine sees largest anti-govt protest since 2004 Updated: Dec-08-13 4:10 pm
- With 11 medals, US sliding teams had big weekend Updated: Dec-08-13 12:32 pm
- Report: German president boycotting Sochi Olympics Updated: Dec-08-13 9:54 am
- Ronaldo caught up on beauty sleep during WCup draw Updated: Dec-08-13 8:44 am
- American women's bobsledders sweep medals Updated: Dec-07-13 8:09 pm
- Chevron suspends shale gas exploration in Romania Updated: Dec-07-13 4:34 pm
- AP Exclusive: Rough ride for US-Russia copter deal Updated: Dec-07-13 4:12 pm
- Czech premier not happy to attend Mandela funeral Updated: Dec-07-13 2:41 pm
- Bonfires, borscht, humor in Kiev protest camp Updated: Dec-07-13 2:38 pm
- Bosnian memories preserved in St. Louis Updated: Dec-07-13 11:11 am
- Bach says India could be kicked out of Olympics Updated: Dec-07-13 9:28 am
HAGATNA, Guam - Guam tourism officials say Russian tourists spend more and stay longer than visitors from elsewhere when traveling to the unincorporated U.S. territory.
KIEV, Ukraine - Heavily armed riot troops broke into the offices of a top Ukrainian opposition party in Kiev and seized its servers Monday, the party said, as anti-government protests crippled the capital for yet another day.
WASHINGTON - Vice President Joe Biden has urged Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych (yah-noo-KOH'-vich) to defuse escalating tensions in Kiev, where protesters and riot police squared off in the biggest of three weeks of demonstrations.
PRAGUE - The Czech prime minister caught on microphone saying he was "dreading" that he might have to go to Nelson Mandela's funeral will not be representing his country in South Africa.
MOSCOW - A proposed Kremlin amnesty could pardon jailed members of the Pussy Riot punk band and Greenpeace activists who are awaiting trial, a Russian newspaper reported Monday.
TIRANA, Albania - Albania's 3-month-old Socialist government says it will seek the prosecution of a conservative former defense minister on corruption charges, touching off a new round of confrontations between the country's two dominant political parties.
YENAKIYEVO, Ukraine - In the Ukrainian president's eastern hometown, the buildings are grimy with black soot from the surrounding coal mines. The air is thick with pollutants. The men here die young, sometimes from industrial accidents.
WARSAW, Poland - A Polish appeals court on Monday rejected a complaint by lawmakers that the presence of a Roman Catholic crucifix in parliament violates their right as nonbelievers.
MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin on Monday appointed a controversial news anchor to head a restructured state news agency, a move signaling the Kremlin's intention to tighten control over the media and use it increasingly for propaganda of ultraconservative views.
NEW YORK - New Yorker editor David Remnick will contribute to NBC's coverage of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut - The president of Poland is urging Connecticut officials to not impose the death penalty on a former Trumbull man convicted of murder in the deaths of a Bridgeport woman, her 9-year-old daughter and a Milford man.
PRAGUE - The head of a Roma youth singing group says her students were attacked in an eastern Czech town.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The IOC is finalizing a letter to Olympic athletes reminding them to refrain from demonstrations or political gestures during the Winter Games in Sochi, including any protests against Russia's law banning gay "propaganda."
WASHINGTON - U.S. military officials insisted a top-secret Pentagon study proved the need to buy Russian helicopters for Afghanistan's security forces. But the study actually recommended an American-made rotorcraft, according to unclassified excerpts obtained by The Associated Press.
KIEV, Ukraine - Hundreds of thousands of protesters poured into the streets of Ukraine's capital on Sunday, toppling a statue of former Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin and blockading key government buildings in an escalating standoff with the president over the future of the country.
For one weekend, Germany was not the dominant sliding nation in the world. Neither was Canada, Italy, Russia nor any other country with a penchant for getting down ice-covered mountainside chutes with blazing speed.
BERLIN - German President Joachim Gauck is boycotting the Winter Olympics and will not travel to Sochi, Russia next year.
MADRID - While the eyes of the football world were focused on Brazil for the World Cup draw, Cristiano Ronaldo caught up on his beauty sleep.
PARK CITY, Utah - Standing arm-in-arm atop the medal stand, the six women chanted in unison.
BUCHAREST, Romania - U.S. oil company Chevron has suspended exploration for shale gas in northeastern Romania after hundreds of anti-fracking protesters tore down fences.
WASHINGTON - The deal looked sketchy from the start.
PRAGUE - Many world leaders have said they wouldn't miss Nelson Mandela's funeral for anything, but Czech Prime Minister Jiri Rusnok isn't among them.
KIEV, Ukraine - While Ukrainian opposition leaders continued calls for ousting the country's president, Yuri Onishchenko, the acting head of a huge protest camp in the heart of Kiev had another pressing concern to keep demonstrations alive: wool socks.
ST. LOUIS - Selma Avdagic was only an infant when her Bosnian family fled from Sarajevo to St. Louis two decades ago as war ravaged the former Yugoslavia.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - India faces the ultimate sanction of being kicked out of the Olympic movement unless it keeps corruption-tainted officials out of its ranks, IOC President Thomas Bach said in an interview with The Associated Press.