- Govt vows Maoist rebels won't ruin India elections Updated: Mar-12-14 10:01 am
- Nigeria military claim success in Islamic uprising Updated: Mar-12-14 7:37 am
- Hernandez, heroine of Cuban revolution, dies at 92 Updated: Mar-10-14 10:55 am
- Leader-in-exile: Youths lead Tibet freedom fight Updated: Mar-10-14 8:22 am
- UMass latest to deal with rowdy St. Pat's parties Updated: Mar-09-14 6:20 pm
- Nigeria defense minister: uprising surmountable Updated: Mar-08-14 8:31 am
- Russia, Ukraine feud over sniper carnage Updated: Mar-08-14 2:55 am
- Militant grip transforms, terrorizes Syrian city Updated: Mar-07-14 11:47 am
- Battle for Syrian rebel town erases Lebanon border Updated: Mar-06-14 4:31 pm
- Tunisia ends state of emergency after 3 years Updated: Mar-06-14 3:57 pm
- Venezuelans mourn Chavez but protests don't break Updated: Mar-05-14 10:49 pm
- In Syria, government pursues local cease-fires Updated: Mar-01-14 12:33 pm
- At heart of Ukraine drama, a tale of two countries Updated: Mar-01-14 4:43 am
- Dahlan, exiled Palestinian leader, builds comeback Updated: Feb-28-14 5:29 am
- Venezuela opposition struggles to expand appeal Updated: Feb-27-14 6:46 pm
- First Egyptian film at Oscars not shown at home Updated: Feb-27-14 5:34 pm
- Matos, Cuban rebel leader turned Castro foe, dies Updated: Feb-27-14 2:01 pm
- AP INTERVIEW: Female party head doubts Egypt path Updated: Feb-24-14 2:22 pm
- Indian army says 7 rebels killed in Kashmir Updated: Feb-24-14 10:26 am
- Kerry pledges security help to Tunisia Updated: Feb-18-14 9:52 am
- Filipino Muslim rebels expel leader for beheading Updated: Feb-18-14 7:28 am
- SKorean lawmaker gets 12 years for pro-North plot Updated: Feb-17-14 5:07 am
- Longtime Syria activist now negotiates peace Updated: Feb-14-14 6:26 am
- Iraq turns to Sunni tribes, but distrust remains Updated: Feb-13-14 1:05 pm
- Syria's Homs: Evacuee tells of life under siege Updated: Feb-12-14 3:51 pm
NEW DELHI - Maoist insurgents will not be allowed to spoil next month's Indian elections with violent attacks, the home minister said Wednesday, a day after rebels killed 16 people in their deadliest raid in almost a year.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Nigeria's military is claiming unprecedented success against Islamic militants but politicians are skeptical despite reports the militants are disbanding camps and the entire insurgency may be abandoned.
HAVANA - Melba Hernandez, one of two women who helped Fidel Castro launch his revolutionary battle with a failed 1953 attack on a military barracks, and who was later named a "heroine of the Cuban Revolution" has died at age 92.
DHARMSALA, India - Young Tibetans are leading the fight to free their homeland from Chinese rule, the leader of the community's government-in-exile said on Monday's 55th anniversary of an uprising that led to a bloody crackdown and drove the Dalai Lama to flee into India.
AMHERST, Massachusetts - The chaos at the University of Massachusetts over the weekend during a pre-St. Patrick's Day celebration brought new attention to an old problem affecting colleges across the country: How to deal with alcohol-fueled revelers during the March festivities.
ABUJA, Nigeria - Nigeria's new defense minister says the country's northeastern Islamic uprising is "daunting but surmountable" and promises to make Nigeria safe.
KIEV, Ukraine - One of the biggest mysteries hanging over the protest mayhem that drove Ukraine's president from power: Who was behind the snipers who sowed death and terror in Kiev?
BEIRUT - Once a vibrant, religiously mixed community, Syria's eastern city of Raqqa is now a shell of its former self, terrorized by hard-line militants who have turned it into the nucleus of their vision for the Islamic caliphate they hope one day to establish in Syria and Iraq.
ARSAL, Lebanon - Sunnis and Shiites from Lebanon are streaming into Syria to take up arms on opposite sides of a fierce battle over a rebel stronghold - a fight that has effectively erased the border between the two countries and underlined how Lebanon is being sucked into the civil war next door.
TUNIS, Tunisia - Tunisia's president on Thursday lifted the state of emergency that has been in place since the outbreak of a popular revolution three years ago, and a top military chief said soldiers stationed in some of the country's most sensitive areas will return to their barracks.
CARACAS, Venezuela - Thousands of Venezuelans mourned the passing of President Hugo Chavez on the first anniversary of his death Wednesday, while National Guard troops fired tear gas and rubber bullets at anti-government activists who pressed on with street protests despite the commemorations.
BEIRUT - In one besieged neighborhood after another, weary rebels have turned over their weapons to the Syrian government in exchange for an easing of suffocating blockades that have prevented food, medicine and other staples from reaching civilians trapped inside.
DONETSK, Ukraine - In the afternoon, when the shift ends at the coal mine and the miners walk out into the cold and past the old concrete statue of Lenin, they often head to a tiny corner store a block away. There they'll stand in the parking lot for a while, drinking little bottles of the vodka called "Truthful."
RAMALLAH, West Bank - Fueled by millions in Gulf aid dollars that are his to distribute, an exiled Palestinian operative seems to be orchestrating a comeback that could position him as a potential successor to aging Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas.
CARACAS, Venezuela - It is hard to find toilet paper or flour in oil-rich Venezuela these days and the country is plagued by some of the highest inflation, murder and kidnapping rates in the world. Clashes between protesters and security forces loyal to the president have left 16 dead, and a telegenic opposition leader has been thrown in jail.
CAIRO - Directors of Egypt's first Oscar-nominated film will be walking the red carpet at the Oscars ceremony next week in Los Angeles, but most Egyptians have yet to see the hard-hitting movie that chronicles the country's unrest over the past three years.
MIAMI - Huber Matos Benitez, who helped lead the Cuban Revolution as one of Fidel Castro's key lieutenants before his efforts to resign from the burgeoning communist government landed him in prison for 20 years, has died. He was 95.
CAIRO - The first woman elected to head an Egyptian political party expressed doubt over the country's transition to democracy on Monday, criticizing the interim authorities' increasing intolerance of dissent.
SRINAGAR, India - The Indian army says it has killed seven rebels in a gunbattle in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir.
TUNIS, Tunisia - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry congratulated Tunisia on its new post-revolutionary constitution and promised American assistance Tuesday in the North African nation's battle against terrorists.
MANILA, Philippines - A hard-line Muslim rebel group said Tuesday it expelled a top leader and about 30 of his followers for beheading a farmer in the southern Philippines and said that it does not practice such brutality.
SEOUL, South Korea - A South Korean court sentenced a left-wing lawmaker to 12 years in prison and six colleagues to shorter terms Monday for plotting a pro-North Korea rebellion in the event of a war on the Korean Peninsula.
GENEVA - As a human rights lawyer and longtime pro-democracy activist in Syria, Suheir Atassi once said she would never negotiate with President Bashar Assad's government.
BAGHDAD - Iraqi officials have begun recruiting thousands of Sunni fighters on the government payroll, supplying weapons to other volunteer tribal fighters and pledging millions of dollars in aid to restive Anbar province as they try to beat back extremist Sunni jihadi militants.
BEIRUT - Weeping children begged for food and women picked grass to eat as hunger gripped rebel-held neighborhoods of the Syrian city of Homs during a nearly two-year military blockade, according to a rare first-hand account by a man evacuated during a truce this week.