By ELAINE GANLEYAssociated Press
AUVERS-SUR-OISE, France (AP) - The leader of an Iranian militant group that was taken off the U.S. terror list on Friday says the move will change her group's "balance of power" with the world - predicting a higher profile in politics, fundraising and
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Saudi Arabian deputy foreign minister said Friday that Security Council inaction on the Syrian civil war gave the Bashar Assad regime "a green light" to attack his own people.
Abdulaziz bin Abdullah told the U.N. General Assembly on Friday that the Assad regime was "in a
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - They were two young women living alone and in fear in Albania, where they say they were ripe targets for sex traffickers notorious for kidnapping their victims and forcing them into prostitution in other countries.
Both fled to the United
By RAPHAEL SATTERAssociated Press
U.S. banks have been buffeted by more than a week of powerful cyberattacks, but the mystery surrounding their perpetrators lingers.
One expert said Friday that he was suspicious of claims of responsibility purportedly made by Islamists angry at an anti-Muslim
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Turkish foreign minister blasted the United Nations Security Council on Friday for its stalemate over the Syrian civil war, saying the powerful U.N. body's inability to take action "becomes a tool in the hands of despots."
Turkey has become home to 90,000 of the 300,
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The Obama administration granted a victory Friday to a militant Iranian organization formerly allied with Saddam Hussein, taking the group off the U.S. terrorism list despite vehemently rejecting its claim that it is a pro-democracy opposition
By The Associated Press
A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief:
The stakes now are similar to what caused the U.S. to invade almost 11 years ago: the threat of more al-Qaida attacks.
President Barack Obama says U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (neh-ten-YAH'-hoo) remain in "full agreement" about keeping Iran from getting a nuclear weapon.
The Obama administration's account of Friday's phone call offered no mention of
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. nuclear chief warned Friday that the threat of nuclear terrorism has not diminished, saying a key risk is that terrorists could detonate a so-called "dirty bomb" to contaminate a major city.
Yukio Amano, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, told
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Iran must stop stalling over its suspected drive to build a nuclear weapon, German foreign minister Guido Westerwelle said Friday at the United Nations General Assembly.
Westerwelle said Iran must open its nuclear program to international inspection.
"Israel's security is