NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama gently nudged India Tuesday to fulfill its constitution's pledge to uphold the "dignity of the indiv... Full Story
Obama promotes religious and gender equity in India speech
NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama gently nudged India Tuesday to fulfill its constitution's pledge to uphold the "dignity of the individual," drawing on his own experience as a minority in the United States as he closed out a three-day visit to New Delhi.
Obama defends US ties as he pays respects in Saudi Arabia
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Barack Obama defended the U.S. government's willingness to cooperate closely with Saudi Arabia on national security despite deep concerns over human rights abuses, as he led an array of current and former American statesmen in paying respects Tuesday following he death of King Abdullah.
Japan turns to 'I am Kenji' Facebook page on hostage crisis
TOKYO (AP) — The plight of freelance journalist Kenji Goto, taken captive by Islamic State group militants, has gripped Japan, and the people's hopes for his safety are now on Facebook with a simple, unifying plea: "I am Kenji."
5 foreigners, 3 guards killed in Libyan hotel attack
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Libya's capital Tuesday, killing at least five foreigners and three guards, authorities said.
Kurds expand offensive after driving IS out of Syrian town
BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish fighters expanded their offensive Tuesday after driving Islamic State militants from the Syrian border town of Kobani the previous day, to retake dozens of surrounding villages still held by the militants, activists and officials said.
Leaders mark Auschwitz liberation 70 years on without Putin
BRZEZINKA, Poland (AP) — When the Soviet army entered Auschwitz exactly 70 years ago, finding piles of corpses and prisoners close to death, a Russian soldier took a small and hungry 11-year-old girl into his arms and rocked her tenderly, tears coming to his eyes.
Israel says 2 rockets from Syria strike Golan Heights
JERUSALEM (AP) — At least two rockets launched from Syria struck the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights on Tuesday and Israel responded with artillery fire, the Israeli military said.
Greek bailout critic named new finance minister
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek economist and outspoken bailout critic has been named as finance minister in the country's new left-wing government.
Spain: Death count rises to 11 in military jet crash at base
ALBACETE, Spain (AP) — The death toll from the crash of a Greek F-16 fighter jet at a Spanish military base during an elite NATO pilot training program rose to 11 Tuesday after a French airman who suffered serious burns died, Spain's Defense Ministry said.
Ukraine: Intensified fighting kills 9 troops, wounds 29
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine says that intensified fighting against Russia-backed separatists has left nine servicemen dead and 29 wounded over the past day.
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