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Somali lawmaker shot dead in drive-by shooting

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Gunmen killed a Somali lawmaker in a drive-by shooting Wednesday in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, a police official said.

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Lufthansa cancels another day of Tel Aviv flights

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's largest airline, Lufthansa, says it is cancelling all flights to Tel Aviv for at least another 24 hours because of ong…

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Iraq to vote on president after deadly bombing

Iraq to vote on president after deadly bombing

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's parliament convened to vote for a new president on Wednesday as the extremist Islamic State group claimed responsibility…

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US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the U.S. secretary of stat…

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UN rights chief: Strong possibility of Gaza crimes

UN rights chief: Strong possibility of Gaza crimes

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.'s top human rights official warned all sides in the two-week war in the Gaza Strip to not indiscriminately attack civil…

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New constitution gives Thai junta sweeping powers

New constitution gives Thai junta sweeping powers

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's new temporary constitution allows the leader of the ruling junta to become interim prime minister and gives the mili…

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Abu Sayyaf militants free anti-poverty workers

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials say suspected Abu Sayyaf militants have freed three abducted government aid workers in the sou…

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Bodies of Malaysia jet victims leave Ukraine

Bodies of Malaysia jet victims leave Ukraine

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two military aircraft carrying the first bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash left the embattled plains of…

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Oil stays above $102 amid Gaza peace efforts

Oil stays above $102 amid Gaza peace efforts

The price of oil inched further above $102 a barrel Wednesday amid a new push for a cease-fire between Israel and Palestine and after Europe i…

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Typhoon weakens after landing in southeast China

Typhoon weakens after landing in southeast China

BEIJING (AP) — Typhoon Matmo churned ashore in southeastern China on Wednesday and was downgraded to a tropical storm, while the death toll fr…

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Lithuania to adopt euro currency in January

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is giving Lithuania the green light to adopt the euro currency starting next year.

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2 Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country's Defense Ministry.

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Kerry cites progress in Gaza cease-fire talks

Kerry cites progress in Gaza cease-fire talks

JERUSALEM (AP) — Offering the first glimmer of hope for a Gaza cease-fire, the United States on Wednesday said negotiations to broker a truce …

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Afghanistan criticizes Pakistan; policeman killed

Afghanistan criticizes Pakistan; policeman killed

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan intelligence service accused Pakistan on Wednesday of stoking instability in the country by backing milit…

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Shipwrecked Concordia making final voyage off isle

Shipwrecked Concordia making final voyage off isle

GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy (AP) — The Costa Concordia cruise liner began its final voyage Wednesday, slowly being towed away from the tiny Italian i…

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Israel, Hamas battle over public opinion online

Israel, Hamas battle over public opinion online

JERUSALEM (AP) — Beyond the boom of Israeli airstrikes and the stream of rockets fired from Gaza, Israel and Hamas are also battling to contro…

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School head arrested in India after girl, 6, raped

NEW DELHI (AP) — The head of a school in southern India where a 6-year-old girl was raped earlier this month was arrested on Wednesday and cha…

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China detains employees of suspect meat seller

China detains employees of suspect meat seller

BEIJING (AP) — Five employees of a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald's, KFC and other restaurants in China were …

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South Africa: Rhino poacher gets 77 years in jail

South Africa: Rhino poacher gets 77 years in jail

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A rhino poacher in South Africa has been sentenced to 77 years in prison in one of the heaviest penalties aimed at curbing…

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Despite sanctions call, UK OKs Russia arms exports

LONDON (AP) — Britain is still authorizing the export of arms and military equipment to Russia despite the government's call for tough sanctio…

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