Tuesday, April 28, 2015

News - World

  • April 28, 2015 | State Problems delay docking of Russia cargo ship at space station

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's space agency has postponed the docking of a cargo ship with the International Space Station because of problems with the unmanned spacecraft.

  • April 28, 2015 | State Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders to meet this week

    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A Cypriot government official says the country's president, Nicos Anastasiades, will hold his first meeting with new Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci this week.

  • April 28, 2015 | State Coffins arrive at Indonesian prison as executions near

    CILICAP, Indonesia (AP) — Ambulances carrying coffins arrived Tuesday at a prison island and relatives paid final visits to their condemned loved ones in a sign that Indonesia will imminently execute eight foreigners and one Indonesian man, despite an international outcry and pleas for mercy.

  • April 28, 2015 | State Global markets lower ahead of major earnings, Fed meeting

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets were dented Tuesday by downbeat economic data from Europe ahead of major earnings reports and the Federal Reserve's policy meeting.

  • April 27, 2015 | State IRA-style bomb damages Londonderry probation office

    LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland (AP) — Northern Ireland police say a small bomb has detonated outside a probation office on a residential street in Londonderry, injuring nobody, and the city's leaders have accused IRA die-hards of recklessly endangering the lives of families living nearby.

  • April 27, 2015 | State Germany's population seen shrinking by a tenth by 2060

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Federal Statistical Office says it expects the country's population to shrink by a tenth or even more by 2060 as deaths outpace births.

  • April 27, 2015 | State Helicopters ferry injured from Nepal villages near epicenter

    GORKHA, Nepal (AP) — Helicopters crisscrossed the skies above the mountains of Gorkha district Tuesday near the epicenter of the weekend earthquake, ferrying the injured to clinics, and taking emergency supplies back to remote villages devastated by the disaster in Nepal that killed more than 4,400 people across the region.

  • April 27, 2015 | State Ukraine says rebels firing rocket launchers again

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian military officials said Tuesday that separatist rebels in the east have resumed the use of rocket launchers that should have been withdrawn under a February peace deal.

  • April 27, 2015 | State UN chief praises pope for framing climate in moral terms

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — The U.N. chief has praised Pope Francis for framing climate change as an urgent moral imperative, saying his upcoming encyclical combined with a new round of U.N. climate talks in Paris provide an "unprecedented opportunity" to create a more sustainable future for the planet.

  • April 27, 2015 | State Deutsche Bank co-CEO on trial over battle with media mogul

    BERLIN (AP) — Deutsche Bank co-CEO Juergen Fitschen went on trial Tuesday along with two of his predecessors, charged with attempted fraud for allegedly colluding to deceive judges in a long-running legal battle with a now-deceased media mogul.

  • April 27, 2015 | State As war rages at home, thousands from Yemen stranded in Egypt

    CAIRO (AP) — As a Shiite rebel offensive and Saudi-led airstrikes rage on in Yemen, thousands of Yemenis remain stuck in Egypt, unable to return home.

  • April 27, 2015 | State UN local staffer abducted in Iraq; 8 bodies found in Baghdad

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Gunmen abducted a local staffer working for the United Nations in Iraq as police found eight bodies in different parts of the capital, Baghdad, authorities said Tuesday.

  • April 27, 2015 | State British economy slows ahead of general election

    LONDON (AP) — Britain's economic growth has slowed to a quarterly rate of 0.3 percent in the January-March period, a drop that will be seen as setback to the Conservative-led coalition only days before a general election.

  • April 27, 2015 | State Saudi Arabia arrests man over suspected IS killing of police

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry says the police have arrested a suspected Islamic State group operative wanted for the killing of two policemen in the capital, Riyadh, earlier this month.

  • April 27, 2015 | State 1 person killed in train collision in South Africa

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Two passenger trains collided south of Johannesburg, killing the conductor of one of the trains and injuring about 80 people on Tuesday.

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