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5 things to know about political crisis in Yemen

Yemeni protesters burn representations of French, American and Israeli flags during a demonstration to show their support for Houthi Shiite rebels in Sanaa, Yemen, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. Thousands of protesters demonstrated Friday across Yemen, some supporting the Shiite rebels...
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Yemen’s Shiite rebels try to avoid overstepping amid protest

Yemeni protesters burn representations of American, French and Israeli flags during a demonstration to show their support for Houthi Shiite rebels in Sanaa, Yemen, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. Thousands of protesters demonstrated Friday across Yemen, some supporting the Shiite rebels...
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Pro-Russian rebels reject peace deal, launch offensive

A pro-Russian armored vehicle moves toward Slovyanoserbsk, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. Moscow has proposed restoring a previously agreed line of division in eastern Ukraine to end an escalation of fighting near Donetsk, and has secured rebel agreement to pull back...
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Yemen’s Shiite rebels try to avoid overstepping amid protest

Yemeni protesters burn representations of American, French and Israeli flags during a demonstration to show their support for Houthi Shiite rebels in Sanaa, Yemen, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. Thousands of protesters demonstrated Friday across Yemen, some supporting the Shiite rebels...

Police investigated in case of dead Argentine prosecutor

BUENOS AIRES (AP) — The 10 federal policemen assigned to protect prosecutor Alberto Nisman, found dead hours before he was set to testify on allegations that President Cristina shielded Iranian spies, are being questioned about their actions the day Nisman was found dead....
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Prayers said for Japanese hostages held by Islamic militants

Junko Ishido, mother of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto who was taken hostage by the Islamic State group, speaks during a press conference in Tokyo, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. Ishido said she was astonished and angered to learn from her daughter-in-law that Goto had left less than two...
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Signs emerge of major Ukraine rebel offensive looming

A pro-Russian armored vehicle moves toward Slovyanoserbsk, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. Moscow has proposed restoring a previously agreed line of division in eastern Ukraine to end an escalation of fighting near Donetsk, and has secured rebel agreement to pull back...

French court upholds stripping citizenship in terror case

PARIS (AP) — France’s top court on Friday upheld the government’s decision to strip the citizenship of a Franco-Moroccan man convicted of terrorism-related crimes, amid calls to expand such measures after deadly attacks in Paris. The Constitutional Court said...
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Amid mourning, a new generation enters line to Saudi throne

In this image released by the Saudi Press Agency, Crown Prince Salman gestures during a session at the Shura Council, where he delivered an annual televised speech on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015 that has traditionally been given by the 90-year-old King Abdullah, who is in the hospital...