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Families of ferry’s lost confront SKorea officials

A mourner pays tribute to the victims of the sunken ferry Sewol near condolence flowers during a temporary memorial at the auditorium of the Olympic Memorial Museum in Ansan, south of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, April 24, 2014. Divers made their way deeper Thursday into the...

Bloodied shirt, unwashed fork: JPII relics abound

ROME (AP) — Inside a chapel on the edge of Rome, a nun uses a key to open a wooden wall panel, revealing a hidden niche. Behind glass and stitched loosely to supporting backing hangs a relic of holy suffering: the bullet-pocked, bloodstained undershirt that John Paul II...
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Clashes in east Ukraine leave at least 2 dead

A masked pro Russia protestor waves the Russian flag in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that “it’s time to stop talking and start acting” to reduce tension in Ukraine, offering a show of...

South Sudan president fires longtime army leader

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A South Sudan military spokesman says the president has replaced the military’s chief of staff amid massive fighting across the country between the military and rebels. The firing is significant in part because the former chief of staff, Gen....
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Clashes in east Ukraine leave at least 2 dead

A masked pro Russia protestor waves the Russian flag in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that “it’s time to stop talking and start acting” to reduce tension in Ukraine, offering a show of...

Activists: Syrian airstrikes in north kill 18

BEIRUT (AP) — Opposition activists say Syrian government airstrikes on a vegetable market in a rebel-held town in the northern Aleppo province have killed at least 18 people and wounded scores. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says fighter jets hit...
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Clash in east Ukraine leave at least 2 dead

A masked pro Russia protestor waves the Russian flag in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that “it’s time to stop talking and start acting” to reduce tension in Ukraine, offering a show of...

1 year after factory collapse, Bangladeshis suffer

Bangladeshi relatives of victims of last year’s Rana Plaza building collapse stand in front of a monument erected in memory of the victims, during a gathering on the eve of the tragedy in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. More than 1,100 people...

Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan says three doctors killed by an Afghan security guard at a Kabul hospital are American citizens. Thursday’s shooting at Cure International Hospital in western Kabul was the latest attack on foreign civilians...

Afghan hospital guard kills 3 foreign doctors

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan security guard opened fire on a group of doctors at a Kabul hospital on Thursday morning, killing three foreign physicians and wounding two other people, officials said. The shooting at Cure International Hospital in western Kabul was...