Yanukovych crosses Ukraine, looking for refuge

In this image made from video released by the Regional Administration of Kharkiv and distributed by AP Video, Viktor Yanukovych, President of Ukraine, speaks in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. Protesters took control of Ukraine’s capital Saturday, seizing the...

Officials: Gunmen kill leader in Pakistani Taliban

BANNU, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen killed a top leader of the Pakistani Taliban in a tribal region near Afghan border on Monday, intelligence officials and militant commanders said. Asmatullah Shaheen Bitani and three aides died in a shooting in Darga Mandi area of North...

Hosts’ real Olympic challenge: after the games

A visitor poses on the Olympic rings after the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) A visitor poses on the Olympic rings after the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) Buy AP Photo...

Greek olives face squeeze in efficiency drive

SIMIZA, Greece (AP) — In the olive groves around Ancient Olympia, sanctuary of the Greek gods, the trees were once considered sacred, and in many ways they still are. Carefully pruned and pampered, they are described by farmers with a reverence that could match the...

Children become latest victims of Thai violence

Tayakorn Yos-ubon, left, and Noppawan Chairat, right, the parents of two children killed in Sunday’s bomb attack on an anti-government protest site, embrace each other as they wait for their children’s bodies at a hospital in Bangkok Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. Two young...

Ukraine issues arrest warrant for missing leader

Opposition supporters stands on a barricade at an access street to Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. Ukraine’s acting government issued a warrant Monday for the arrest of President Viktor Yanukovych, last reportedly seen in the pro-Russian Black...

Wiretaps, aides led to Mexican drug lord’s arrest

In this image released by Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is photographed against a wall after his arrest in the Pacific resort city of Mazatlan, Mexico. An operation through the western Mexican state...

Ukraine issues arrest warrant for president

A sticker depicting Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is placed on a burned military truck in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. The Kiev protest camp at the center of the anti-President Viktor Yanukovych movement filled with more and more dedicated demonstrators Sunday...

Egypt: Military-backed government resigns

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s interim prime minister says his Cabinet has resigned. Hazem el-Beblawi’s military-backed government was sworn in on July 16, less than two weeks after the army ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi after a year in office. The...

Nokia targets emerging markets with Android phones

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Nokia is targeting emerging markets with three low-cost smartphones that use Google’s Android operating system rather than the Windows Phone software from Microsoft, which is about to buy Nokia’s phone business. Nokia will ditch many of...