off

Afghans defy rain, fears of violence to vote

In this photo taken on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, female supporters of Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai listen to his speech during a campaign rally in Kabul, Afghanistan. Two Afghan women shrouded in black emerged from the campaign rally with bundles of sticks _...
off

Kerry: It’s ‘reality check’ time for Mideast talks

Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Rabat, Morocco. The floundering Mideast peace process is at the verge of total collapse. A clearly distressed John Kerry says it’s “reality check time†and that “there are...

Pollard talks latest twist in long legal US saga

WASHINGTON (AP) — The arrest of Jonathan Pollard nearly 30 years ago set off an emotional legal saga that has confronted American presidents and Israeli prime ministers, wound through the courts and divided those who say the convicted spy has paid his debt to society and...
off

Obama: US to provide loan guarantees for Tunisia

President Barack Obama talks with Tunisian Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa, Friday, April 4,2014, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) President Barack Obama talks with Tunisian Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa, Friday, April 4,2014, in the Oval...
off

Wounded AP correspondent chronicles Afghan unrest

FILE – In this Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011 file photo, Associated Press Special Regional Correspondent for Afghanistan and Pakistan Kathy Gannon sits with girls at a school in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Gannon was wounded and her colleague, photographer Anja Niedringhaus, was killed...
off

Acclaimed photographer Anja Niedringhaus dies

In this image taken Friday Sept. 11, 2011 AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus attends an exhibition of her work in Berlin. Niedringhaus, 48, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car...
off

3 who raped journalist in India sentenced to death

Police officials escort one of the four convicts in a gang rape case to a court in Mumbai, India, Friday, April 4, 2014. An Indian court on Friday sentenced to death three men who raped a photojournalist inside an abandoned textile mill in the financial hub of Mumbai last year. A...
off

Kerry: US reconsiders role in Mideast peace talks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at a news conference with Moroccan Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar after a U.S.-Morocco Strategic Dialogue at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Rabat, Morocco Friday April 4, 2014. In response to a question about the Middle East...
off

AP PHOTOS: From the eye of Anja Niedringhaus

AAA Apr. 4, 2014 8:59 AM ETAP PHOTOS: From the eye of Anja Niedringhaus The Associated Press FILE – In this Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2002 file photo, hundreds of U.S. Marines gather at Camp Commando in the Kuwait desert during a Christmas eve visit by Santa Claus. Anja...
off

Kerry: Mideast peace talks not open-ended

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at a news conference with Moroccan Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar after a U.S.-Morocco Strategic Dialogue at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Rabat, Morocco Friday April 4, 2014. In response to a question about the Middle East...