By SARAH DiLORENZOAP Business Writer
BRUSSELS (AP) - Unemployment across the 17 countries that use the euro remained at its record high rate of 11.4 percent in August renewing concerns that efforts to slash debts have sacrificed jobs.
While European leaders have calmed financial markets in
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUSAssociated Press
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - James Meredith is a civil-rights icon who hates the term "civil rights."
It's as if civil rights were somehow set apart from - well, rights.
"When it comes to my rights as an American citizen, and yours, I am a triumphalist and
By DIAA HADID and EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Syria's foreign minister brought his regime's case before the world Monday, accusing the U.S. and its allies of promoting "terrorism" and blaming everyone from neighbors and extremists to the media for escalating
PARIS (AP) - Thousands of demonstrators marched peacefully Sunday in Paris to denounce austerity measures in Europe that have sparked violent protests in other EU countries struggling to avert fiscal crises.
The march, organized largely by the Left Front party and the Communists, comes before the
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) - Thousands of Bangladeshi Muslims set fire to at least 10 Buddhist temples and 40 homes in anger over a Facebook photo of a burned Quran before authorities restored order.
The situation was under control Sunday afternoon after extra security officers were deployed
By JON GAMBRELLAssociated Press
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Gunmen detonated a bomb Sunday near an Islamic boarding school in northern Nigeria and later exchanged gunfire with security forces, causing unknown casualties in the region's latest round of violence, officials said.
By ADIL JAWADAssociated Press
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) - Pakistan's blasphemy laws may be used to punish Muslims suspected of ransacking a Hindu temple, an intriguing twist for a country where harsh laws governing religious insults are primarily used against supposed offenses to Islam, not
By LARA JAKESAssociated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - A series of coordinated bombings shattered Shiite neighborhoods and struck at Iraqi security forces Sunday, killing at least 26 in attacks that one official described as a rallying call by al-Qaida just days after dozens of militants escaped from
By HEIDI VOGT and RAHIM FAIEZAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A firefight broke out between U.S. forces and their Afghan army allies in eastern Afghanistan Sunday, killing two Americans and three Afghan soldiers and pushing the number of U.S. troops killed in the long-running war 2,
By CHRISTOPHER SHERMANAssociated Press
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - When a regional manager for the Mexican Gulf cartel moved his operation to a more lucrative territory on the border, he took along not only his armored trucks and personal army, but also his department heads and a team of