Thursday, April 10, 2014
Japan killed 251 minke whales during the 2014 Antarctic hunt, in what is expected to be the last “research whaling” mission in the Southern Ocean after an international court ruling.
The United States said Tuesday it had told Iran the selection of a U.N. ambassador who is allegedly linked to the 1979 American embassy hostage crisis was “not viable.”
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
The president and CEO of The Associated Press says journalists around the world are “increasingly under attack” by people trying to influence and control the news.
Monday, April 7, 2014
Leading candidates in Afghanistan's presidential election voiced concern Sunday that voting was tainted by fraud, a day after millions defied Taliban threats and turned out to choose a successor to President Hamid Karzai.
Sunday, April 6, 2014
Afghans braved the threat of Taliban violence Saturday to elect a successor to President Hamid Karzai in the country's first democratic transfer of power as U.S.-led forces wind down their 13-year war.
Saturday, April 5, 2014
Afghan voters went to the polls Saturday to choose a successor to President Hamid Karzai, braving Taliban threats in a landmark election held as US-led forces wind down their long intervention in the country.1 Comment
A veteran Associated Press photographer was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan.
A Pakistani policeman has been suspended for bringing a case of attempted murder against a nine-month old boy and forcing the crying infant to appear in court, officials said Friday.1 Comment
Behind the opaque windows of the Black Diamond beauty parlor in western Kabul, Saturday's election has been a prime subject of conversation among clients dropping in for manicures, eyebrow grooming and massages.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that he had to comply with the Turkish high court ruling this week to unblock Twitter, but he doesn't respect it.