AP - ap.online.headlines.intl http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.intl News Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:24:19 -0400 Video: Islamic State kills Ethiopian Christians in Libya Sun, 19 Apr 2015 11:55:59 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2015/04/19/ML--Islamic.State/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Islamic.State c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-210 CAIRO (AP) — Islamic State militants in Libya shot and beheaded groups of captive Ethiopian Christians, a video purportedly from the extremists showed Sunday. The attack widens the circle of nations affected by the group's atrocities while showing its growth beyond a self-declared "caliphate" in Syria and Iraq. A search for the living among the dead in the Mediterranean Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:12:31 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2015/04/19/EU--Italy-Migrants/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--Italy-Migrants c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-253 ROME (AP) — A crowded fishing boat that one survivor said carried 700 migrants capsized north of Libya overnight, and only a few dozen people were rescued Sunday, raising fears that it could become the Mediterranean's deadliest known migrant sea disaster. Despite victory, Israeli leader struggling to form coalition Sun, 19 Apr 2015 11:55:21 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2015/04/19/ML-Israel-Politics/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML-Israel-Politics c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-156 JERUSALEM (AP) — With a resounding election victory last month, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seemed to have an easy path toward quickly establishing a coalition government with his traditional nationalist, religious and ultra-Orthodox Jewish allies. Afghan police say insurgents enter southern police compound Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:14:21 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2015/04/19/AS-Afghanistan/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_AS-Afghanistan c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-22f KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan police chief says insurgents armed with guns and explosives have entered a police station in the southern city of Lashkar Gar after a suicide bomber detonated explosives at the gate of the compound allowing the others to gain entry. The Latest: UN calls for stronger rescue forces for migrants Sun, 19 Apr 2015 11:38:56 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2015/04/19/EU--Italy-Migrants-The.Latest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--Italy-Migrants-The.Latest c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-183 5:40 p.m. (1540 GMT, 11:40 am. EDT) Sea of sorrows: Many migrants drown trying to reach Italy Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:06:06 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2015/04/19/EU--Europe-Migrants-Tragedies/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--Europe-Migrants-Tragedies c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-1f8 ROME (AP) — Migrants seeking a better life in Europe have died by the thousands in the Mediterranean Sea in recent years while fleeing poverty and bloodshed in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Extremist past mars makeover of France's far-right party Sun, 19 Apr 2015 11:20:58 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2015/04/19/EU--France-Far.Right-Extremist.Past/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--France-Far.Right-Extremist.Past c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-1f3 PARIS (AP) — The timing could not have been worse. Daggers were already drawn in a father-daughter duel within the far-right National Front when a judicial investigation began circling closer and closer to the party leadership. Wartime climate in Saudi puts calls for reform on hold Sun, 19 Apr 2015 10:40:38 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2015/04/19/ML-Saudi-Reforms-On-Hold/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML-Saudi-Reforms-On-Hold c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-194 RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — An electronic billboard at an upscale Saudi mall flashes an advertisement for a designer fragrance before switching to images of soaring F-16s and King Salman saluting the troops. "The response has come to you who threaten the nation," the caption says. "To those who test me, take this war as a reply." AP Exclusive: Chinese activist more determined after lockup Sun, 19 Apr 2015 05:41:24 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2015/04/19/AS--China-Woman.Activist/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_AS--China-Woman.Activist c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-252 BEIJING (AP) — The most prominent of five recently released Chinese women's rights activists feels her dedication to the cause has grown stronger after spending 37 days in detention with interrogators who blew smoke onto her face and insulted her sexual orientation, her girlfriend and her lawyer said. Iran's powerful Guard rejects inspection of military sites Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:20:12 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2015/04/19/ML--Iran-Nuclear/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Iran-Nuclear c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-295 TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — International nuclear inspectors will be barred from all Iranian military sites under any deal with world powers, a senior commander in the Revolutionary Guard said Sunday, setting up a possible standoff as negotiators try to reach a final deal. Ex-Yemen leader's party says it would welcome a cease-fire Sun, 19 Apr 2015 11:50:48 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2015/04/19/ML--Yemen/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Yemen c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-208 SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The political party of Yemen's former longtime autocrat has welcomed a United Nations resolution calling for a cease-fire in the country, urging on all involved in the conflict to observe it. Kids of Cold War crocs going to Cuba on conservation mission Sun, 19 Apr 2015 09:39:27 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2015/04/19/EU-Sweden-Cuban-Crocodiles/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU-Sweden-Cuban-Crocodiles c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-23c STOCKHOLM (AP) — Cuba's efforts to sustain the critically endangered Cuban crocodile are getting a boost from Sweden, home to a pair of reptiles that Fidel Castro gave to a Soviet cosmonaut four decades ago. Ceremonies mark liberation of 2 Nazi camps 70 years ago Sun, 19 Apr 2015 10:37:25 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2015/04/19/EU--Concentration.Camp.Anniversary/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--Concentration.Camp.Anniversary c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-1ca FUERSTENBERG, Germany (AP) — Officials in Germany solemnly commemorated the liberation of two Nazi concentration camps 70 years ago in the closing days of World War II. Boston Marathon winner who died century ago in WWI honored Sun, 19 Apr 2015 05:46:18 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2015/04/19/EU--WWI-Boston.Marathon/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--WWI-Boston.Marathon c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-22d VLAMERTINGE, Belgium (AP) — At the Vlamertinge Military Cemetery in Flanders Fields, the headstone of James Duffy usually stands unnoticed among the solemn rows. Finns expected to vote for change in recession-hit country Sun, 19 Apr 2015 10:18:01 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2015/04/19/EU--Finland-Election/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--Finland-Election c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-247 HELSINKI (AP) — Finland is voting to determine which coalition can lead the country out of a three-year recession, with the ruling conservatives pitted against their socialist government partner and an anti-immigration Finns Party that wants Greece ousted from the euro. Palestinian Cabinet ministers make rare visit to Gaza Sun, 19 Apr 2015 10:14:03 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2015/04/19/ML-Palestinians-Reconciliation/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML-Palestinians-Reconciliation c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-1ac GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Ten months after taking office, Cabinet ministers in a Palestinian unity government are making a rare visit to the Gaza Strip. Austerity's legacy: British election focused on UK economy Sun, 19 Apr 2015 03:15:13 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2015/04/19/EU--Britain-The.Economy.Election/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--Britain-The.Economy.Election c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-27c LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron and his main opponent agree on one thing going into Britain's May 7 election: Voters should choose the next leader based on the health of the economy. Breakaway Turkish Cypriots vote for new leader Sun, 19 Apr 2015 09:49:15 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2015/04/19/EU--Cyprus-Turkish.Cypriots-Election/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--Cyprus-Turkish.Cypriots-Election c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-29c NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Turkish Cypriots are voting for a new leader for the breakaway north of Cyprus on Sunday in an unpredictable contest as talks to reunify the ethnically split island are expected to resume next month. Immigrants describe threats in South Africa Sun, 19 Apr 2015 07:10:43 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2015/04/19/AF--South.Africa-Immigrant.Attacks/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_AF--South.Africa-Immigrant.Attacks c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-200 JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Fearful immigrants in South Africa who fled their homes because of threats and deadly attacks by South Africans say they were targeted in some cases by longtime neighbors and people who warned they would assault anyone carrying a foreign passport. Jordan hosts international competition of anti-terror squads Sun, 19 Apr 2015 06:35:33 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2015/04/19/ML--Jordan-Counter-Terrorism/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Jordan-Counter-Terrorism c9d8ec1afb93944a:7b6eb151:14c6ba1dea5:-20f AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan is hosting a competition of elite anti-terrorism squads from 18 countries, including fellow members of the military coalitions fighting rebels in Yemen and Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria.