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By The Associated Press | November 28, 2014 7:18 am
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  • Nearly 600 migrants get temporary shelter on Crete
    Associated Press | November 28, 2014 7:12 am
    Nearly 600 migrants, mostly refugees from Syria, have been temporarily put up in a basketball arena in the southern Cretan town of Ierapetra, where they arrived in a crippled smuggling ship after more than a week at sea.
  • Afghan official: Attack on army base kills 6
    Associated Press | November 28, 2014 7:06 am
    Insurgents killed six Afghan soldiers in an assault on an army base Friday that lasted more than 14 hours, a day after attacks on foreign targets in Kabul killed two British embassy employees.
  • At least 2 killed in Ukraine shelling
    Associated Press | November 28, 2014 6:42 am
    At least two people have been killed in a rocket attack that left a hospital badly damaged in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, where fighting is raging between government forces and Russian-backed separatist rebels.
  • Malaysia Airlines apologizes for tweet, posts loss
    Associated Press | November 28, 2014 6:30 am
    Malaysia Airlines on Friday said its loss widened last quarter and apologized for a promotional tweet slammed as insensitive after two deadly passenger jet disasters this year.
  • Hospital says Pele's condition is improving
    Associated Press | November 28, 2014 6:24 am
    Pele's condition is improving as he undergoes temporary kidney treatment in an intensive care unit, a Brazilian hospital said Friday.
  • Russian warships wait out storm in English Channel
    Associated Press | November 28, 2014 6:06 am
    Russian warships have entered the English Channel to wait out a storm following a week of maneuvers in the North Sea, the latest in a string of Russian military exercises this year.
  • East-West divisions define Moldova's elections
    Associated Press | November 28, 2014 6:00 am
    A wealthy pro-Russian candidate who had hoped to be Moldova's next prime minister fled the country before dawn Friday, a dramatic development two days before elections in a country that is deeply torn over whether to move closer to Russia or the West.
  • Sri Lanka candidate vows to protect incumbent
    Associated Press | November 28, 2014 6:00 am
    Sri Lanka's opposition presidential candidate vowed Friday not to support any international prosecution of incumbent President Mahinda Rajapaksa for alleged war crimes.
  • Namibia votes in election favoring ruling party
    Associated Press | November 28, 2014 5:30 am
    The southern African nation of Namibia on Friday voted in parliamentary and presidential elections expected to deliver a comfortable win for the ruling party, which has been in power since independence in 1990.
  • EU won't sanction France, Italy on budget yet
    Associated Press | November 28, 2014 5:25 am
    The European Union head office is opting not to sanction two of its biggest economies just yet for missing public finance targets and instead will give France and Italy until the spring to come up with better plans to cut their debts and deficits.
  • More art in German trove identified as looted
    Associated Press | November 28, 2014 4:54 am
    The Jewish Claims Conference said Friday it has already identified a painting stolen by the Nazis among a newly published inventory of hundreds of works that belonged to late German collector Cornelius Gurlitt, and pushed for more time to investigate others.
  • Hong Kong protest movement's unlikely teen leader
    Associated Press | November 28, 2014 4:42 am
    At age 14, he stepped into the spotlight to take on -- and ultimately help defeat -- Hong Kong authorities' plans to launch a "national education" curriculum, calling it a ploy to brainwash the city's youth with unquestioned support for the Chinese Communist Party.
  • Black Friday problems hit Britain
    Associated Press | November 28, 2014 4:24 am
    Americans celebrating Thanksgiving in Britain may have felt right at home as Black Friday shopping chaos caused disruptions.
  • Japanese paper regrets use of term 'sex slaves'
    Associated Press | November 28, 2014 4:24 am
    Japan's biggest newspaper apologized in print Friday for using the term "sex slaves" in its English-language edition to describe Asian women forced into Japanese military-run brothels during World War II.
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