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The Latest: Opera house: singer among plane crash victims

March 24, 2015

6:50 p.m. (1750 GMT, 13:50 a.m EDT)

An opera house in Duesseldorf says bass baritone Oleg Bryjak was among the 150 people onboard the plane that crashed in the French Alps. more »»

Gay, disabled journalist's 'personal view' new in Serbia

March 24, 2015

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Nenad Mihailovic flouts Serbian taboo. He's openly gay in a notoriously macho culture. He uses a wheelchair in a society that shows little sympathy for the disabled. more »»

The Latest: France: Black box from crashed plane 'in hand'

March 24, 2015

6:30 p.m. (1730 GMT, 13:30 a.m EDT)

A French Interior Ministry official says the black box has been recovered from the site in the French Alps where a plane carrying 150 people crashed. more »»

UN committee approves benefits for spouses of gay staffers

March 24, 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. will now give benefits to all spouses of gay U.. more »»

Canada to conduct airstrikes against IS group in Syria

March 24, 2015

TORONTO (AP) — Canada is expanding its military mission against the Islamic State group to include airstrikes on targets in Syria, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Tuesday. more »»

Jet with 150 people crashes in French Alps; Europe in shock

March 24, 2015

SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France (AP) — A Germanwings passenger jet carrying 150 people crashed Tuesday in a snowy, remote section of the French Alps, sounding like an avalanche as it scattered pulverized... more »»

Official: Ebola survivor may have infected new Liberia case

March 24, 2015

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — A woman who tested positive for Ebola in Liberia last week is dating a survivor of the disease, a health official said Tuesday, offering a possible explanation for how sh... more »»

The Latest: France: Black box from crashed plane found

March 24, 2015

5:50 p.m. (1650 GMT, 12:50 a. more »»

Plane crashes in French Alps carrying 150; Europe in shock

March 24, 2015

SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France (AP) — A Germanwings passenger jet carrying at least 150 people crashed Tuesday in a snowy, remote section of the French Alps, sounding like an avalanche as it scattered... more »»

South Sudan lawmakers extend president's term by 3 years

March 24, 2015

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Lawmakers in South Sudan on Tuesday voted to extend the tenure of President Salva Kiir by three years, a move the government had said was necessary for stability amid an... more »»

The Latest: Crashed plane never sent out distress signal

March 24, 2015

5:25 p.m. (1625 GMT, 12:25 a. more »»

Boehner 'baffled' by reports Israel spied on Iran talks

March 24, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that he's "baffled" by reports that Israel spied on negotiators in the closed-door talks over Iran's nuclear program — espionage that... more »»

Thousands protest woman's mob killing in Afghan capital

March 24, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Thousands marched through the Afghan capital Tuesday, demanding justice for a woman who was beaten to death by a mob after being falsely accused of burning a Quran. more »»

Egypt fires forensics official over comments on killed woman

March 24, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's forensics authority on Tuesday dismissed a doctor who said last weekend that a female protester killed by police in January died because she did not have enough body fat to... more »»

Italy's highest court to hear Knox appeal of guilty verdict

March 24, 2015

ROME (AP) — American Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend expect to learn their fate Wednesday when Italy's highest court hears their appeal of their guilty verdicts in the brutal 2007 murder... more »»

Jet crashes in Alps with 150 aboard; no survivors expected

March 24, 2015

PARIS (AP) — A passenger jet carrying 150 people crashed Tuesday in the French Alps as it flew from Barcelona to Duesseldorf. more »»

Angelina Jolie undergoes further preventive surgery

March 24, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie revealed Tuesday that she has undergone more preventive surgery, having her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed in hopes of reducing her risk of... more »»

UN calls for Libya unity government, presidential council

March 24, 2015

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — The United Nations wants to keep Libya's elected parliament and set up a unity government led by independents, it announced Tuesday in a statement outlining its proposed... more »»

Shiite rebels fire on protesters in south Yemen, killing 6

March 24, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Shiite rebels fired bullets and tear gas to disperse thousands of protesters demanding they withdraw from a southern province, killing six demonstrators, wounding scores more... more »»

A look at the Airbus A320 plane that crashed in France

March 24, 2015

The Airbus A320, the model of plane that crashed in France on Tuesday, is a workhorse of modern aviation. more »»

 
 
 

 

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