Air travel watch as PNG volcano erupts
Air travel watch as PNG volcano erupts

A volcano erupted yesterday in eastern Papua New Guinea, spewing rocks and ash into the air and forcing the evacuation of…

Big cuts to Malaysia Airlines
Big cuts to Malaysia Airlines

Malaysia Airlines is set to undergo the most radical restructuring in its history, with a quarter of its staff axed and…

Fijian peacekeepers captured in Golan Heights
Fijian peacekeepers captured in Golan Heights

Fiji's military confirmed yesterday that 43 of its soldiers working as United Nations peacekeepers have been captured by…

Schapelle Corby boyfriend arrested on drug charges
Schapelle Corby boyfriend arrested on drug charges

Indonesian police have charged the boyfriend of convicted Australian drug smuggler after they allegedly caught him carrying…

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Police seek missing 5-year-old British boy

PARIS (AP) Police are searching for a 5-year-old British boy with a severe brain tumor whose parents took him out of a…

Poland bars Russian plane from its airspace

WARSAW, Poland (AP) Poland has prevented a plane carrying Russia's defense minister from traveling through its airspace…

Werner Franz, survivor of Hindenburg crash, dies

BERLIN (AP) Werner Franz, believed to be the last surviving crew member of the Hindenburg airship disaster 77 years ago…

UN: 'Very fluid' situation on held peacekeepers

UNITED NATIONS (AP) The spokesman for the U.N. secretary-general says the situation with dozens of peacekeepers detained…

Hip-hop moves as force for slain unarmed black man

NEW YORK (AP) Rappers are making their voices heard in the Missouri city where a white police officer killed an unarmed…

Ex-US sailor who spied for Soviets dies in prison

BUTNER, North Carolina (AP) A former American sailor convicted during the Cold War of leading a family spy ring for the…

Stewart says Ward's death will affect him forever

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) Speaking quietly and with a trembling voice, NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart said Friday that the death…

UK envoy hopes for Gaza resolution in 'few days'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) The British ambassador to the United Nations says he hopes the Security Council will be able to unanimously…

Dutch prosecutor in Ukraine for crash inquiry

AMSTERDAM (AP) The Netherlands has assigned a prosecutor to work in Kiev on the criminal investigation into the downing…

Pentagon: Iraq operations cost $560 million so far

WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. military operations in Iraq, including airstrikes and surveillance flights, have cost about $560 million…

Zimbabwe 1st lady roils political scene with entry

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) She has expensive tastes, owns a lot of land in Zimbabwe and is now entering politics, a move that…

NASCAR's Tony Stewart says driver's death will 'affect my life forever'

HAMPTON, Georgia (AP) NASCAR's Tony Stewart says driver's death will 'affect my life forever'

NYPD monitoring Britain terror precautions

NEW YORK (AP) New York Police Commissioner William Bratton says the city is closely following developments overseas after…

White House: No change to US terror warnings

WASHINGTON (AP) The White House does not expect the U.S. to raise its terrorism threat warning level. That's after British…

US Air Force Academy on al-Qaida list of targets

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (AP) An English-language al-Qaida publication that promotes "lone-wolf" terrorist attacks includes…

Stock market edges higher in midday trading

U.S. stock indexes are slightly higher in quiet trading. Chip maker Avago Technologies jumped 9 percent after reporting…

UN Council: Shiite rebels must remove Yemen camps

UNITED NATIONS (AP) The U.N. Security Council is demanding that a Shiite rebel group remove protest camps from Yemen's…

Greek lawmaker gets jail leave for city seat

ATHENS, Greece (AP) The jailed spokesman of Greece's extreme right Golden Party was been granted a brief leave from prison…

'99 Homes' brings US subprime crisis to Venice

VENICE, Italy (AP) Florida's realtors and tourism authorities will probably not be using "99 Homes" in their promotional…

SAfrica: 4 guilty in murder try on Rwandan general

JOHANNESBURG (AP) A South African court found four men guilty Friday of an attempt to murder an exiled former Rwandan general…

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Space

Five possible sites for comet landing
Five possible sites for comet landing

The European Space Agency (ESA) said it has drawn up a shortlist of five possible sites for carrying out the first-ever…

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Stripped and marched to their deaths
Stripped and marched to their deaths

Video emerges appearing to show around 200 government soldiers in Syria being marched in their underwear through the desert…

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