- An Afghan governor defies Taliban, death threats Updated: Dec-13-13 2:10 am
- AP Enterprise: Serbia in domestic violence crisis Updated: Dec-10-13 6:14 am
- Some ex-IP workers offered tuition discount Updated: Dec-09-13 8:11 pm
- USAID now focusing on housing finance in Haiti Updated: Dec-09-13 4:33 pm
- Germany: 3 aid workers killed in Yemen Updated: Dec-05-13 2:13 pm
- Myanmar's president asks Philippines for more aid Updated: Dec-05-13 4:58 am
- Venezuelan oil diplomacy curbed by economic crisis Updated: Dec-02-13 3:16 am
- Filipinos abroad seek news, rally aid after Haiyan Updated: Nov-15-13 8:49 am
- For Philippine relief, China beat by Ikea, Coke Updated: Nov-14-13 10:28 pm
- Egypt gives Russian dignitaries red carpet welcome Updated: Nov-14-13 2:38 pm
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - Tooryalai Wesa was sitting in his office just three months after starting his new job as governor of Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan when he heard the deafening noise of rockets and bombs exploding nearby.
POZAREVAC, Serbia - There was the time he smashed her head against the concrete floor and collected the gushing blood in a bucket, Mica said, apparently just for fun. And the beating that left a wall so splattered the family spent a whole day repainting it. There were the rapes that left her numb and the insults of "whore" that filled her with helpless rage.
COURTLAND, Alabama - Two community colleges are offering tuition discounts to some workers being laid off from an International Paper plant in northwestern Alabama.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - The U.S. Agency for International Development will shift from building houses to financing them for people displaced by the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the agency's chief for the Caribbean nation said Monday.
BERLIN - Two German aid workers and a Yemeni colleague were killed in an insurgent attack in Yemen, Germany's foreign minister said Thursday.
MANILA, Philippines - Myanmar's president called Thursday for more investment and development assistance from the Philippines, saying his country needs help to catch up with the rest of Southeast Asia after emerging from nearly two decades of economic sanctions.
CARACAS, Venezuela - The late President Hugo Chavez's dream of leveraging Venezuela's oil wealth to spread revolution across Latin America is crumbling under the weight of an economic crisis that is forcing his hand-picked successor to cut back on generous foreign aid.
HONG KONG - They gather in California churches, in Hong Kong shopping malls, at prayer vigils in Bahrain and on hastily launched Facebook pages. Philippine overseas workers, cut off from home after a super-typhoon killed thousands, are coming together to pray, swap information and launch aid drives.
BEIJING - The outpouring of international aid to the Philippines makes China's contribution for typhoon relief look like a trickle: even Swedish furniture chain Ikea and beverage giant Coca-Cola have done more than the world's second-largest economy. That won't help Beijing's campaign to win over neighbors with its soft power.
CAIRO - In an echo of the Cold War, Egypt gave the red carpet welcome Thursday to senior Russian officials aiming to expand Moscow's influence through military and economic cooperation with a key U.S. ally in the Middle East.