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Elderly ex-sex slaves want solace, help from pope

FILE – In this Feb. 23, 2007 file photo, Lee Yong-soo wipes her tears as she recalls hardships she experienced during World War II in Tokyo. Lee hopes a meeting Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, with Pope Francis will provide some solace for the pain that still feels fresh more than...
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Ukraine says troops entered rebel-held city

Pro-Russian rebels ride on an APC in the town of Krasnodon, eastern Ukraine, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. A column of several dozen heavy vehicles, including tanks and at least one rocket launcher, rolled through rebel-held territory on Sunday.(AP Photo/Sergei Grits) Pro-Russian rebels...
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Kurdish forces retake parts of Iraq’s largest dam

Kurdish forces, known as peshmerga, stand guard near Mosul Dam at the town of Chamibarakat outside Mosul, Iraq, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Kurdish forces took over parts of the largest dam in Iraq on Sunday less than two weeks after it was captured by the Islamic State extremist...
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Liberia: Ebola fears rise as clinic is looted

People pass by Ebola virus health warning signs, in the city of Monrovia, Liberia, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Liberian officials fear Ebola could soon spread through the capital’s largest slum after residents raided a quarantine center for suspected patients and took items...
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Ukraine says troops entered rebel-held city

Pro-Russian rebels ride on an APC in the town of Krasnodon, eastern Ukraine, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. A column of several dozen heavy vehicles, including tanks and at least one rocket launcher, rolled through rebel-held territory on Sunday.(AP Photo/Sergei Grits) Pro-Russian rebels...
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Liberia: Ebola fears rise as clinic is looted

People pass by Ebola virus health warning signs, in the city of Monrovia, Liberia, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Liberian officials fear Ebola could soon spread through the capital’s largest slum after residents raided a quarantine center for suspected patients and took items...
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Pope makes biggest gesture yet to China, eyes ties

In this photo provided by the L’ Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis baptizes Lee Ho Jin, the father of one of the children who died in South Korea’s April ferry disaster, in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/L’ Osservatore Romano) In this photo...
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Ukraine says troops entered rebel-held city

Pro-Russian rebels ride on an APC in the town of Krasnodon, eastern Ukraine, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. A column of several dozen heavy vehicles, including tanks and at least one rocket launcher, rolled through rebel-held territory on Sunday.(AP Photo/Sergei Grits) Pro-Russian rebels...
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Ukraine says troops entered rebel-held city

Friends and relatives say goodbye to volunteers before they were sent to the eastern part of Ukraine to join the ranks of special battalion “Azov” fighting against pro-Russian separatists, in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Ukraine’s national security...

Ukrainian, Russian officials to meet in Berlin

BERLIN (AP) — The foreign ministers of Ukraine and Russia are meeting in Berlin on Sunday to resume diplomatic talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine. The meeting between Pavlo Klimkin of Ukraine and Russia’s Sergey Lavrov will also be...