Latest World Wires

A British human rights activist who investigated alleged abuses at a fruit processing factory in Thailand in the first in a series of criminal lawsuits filed against him by the Thai company.
 
3 Chinese inmates kill guard, break out of jail
(AP, September 1, 2014; 10:52 PM)
 
Mexico turns to army, drones for security
(AP, September 1, 2014; 10:46 PM)
 
Australian dad accused of abusing Thai-born twins
(AP, September 1, 2014; 10:37 PM)
 
Fiji says Syrian rebels issue demands for captives
(AP, September 1, 2014; 9:53 PM)
 
Regional body to help restore stability in Lesotho
(AP, September 1, 2014; 9:48 PM)
 
Syrian rebels, government clash in Golan Heights
(AP, September 1, 2014; 9:33 PM)
 
Mexico rescues 15 Cubans adrift deep in Gulf
(AP, September 1, 2014; 9:28 PM)
 
Acid victims’ photo shoot draws attention in India
(AP, September 1, 2014; 8:54 PM)
 
New Zealand gunman kills 2; suspect faces charges
(AP, September 1, 2014; 7:27 PM)
 
Peru police display record 7.7-ton cocaine haul
(AP, September 1, 2014; 6:54 PM)
 
Americans detained in North Korea call for US help
(AP, September 1, 2014; 5:57 PM)
 
Uruguay: Guantanamo prisoner transfer not imminent
(AP, September 1, 2014; 5:43 PM)
 
Austerity debate flares as Europe recovery fades
(AP, September 1, 2014; 5:36 PM)
 
Turkish president seeks 2-state deal in Cyprus
(AP, September 1, 2014; 5:06 PM)
 
Mexico sees massive fish die-off at lake
(AP, September 1, 2014; 4:36 PM)
 
Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers’ luggage
(AP, September 1, 2014; 4:11 PM)
 
Regional body to help restore stability in Lesotho
(AP, September 1, 2014; 3:44 PM)
 
Parents of ill UK boy fight extradition from Spain
(AP, September 1, 2014; 3:39 PM)
 
Study claims cave art made by Neanderthals
(AP, September 1, 2014; 3:33 PM)
 
Iraqi prime minister pledges to root out militants
(AP, September 1, 2014; 2:47 PM)
 
Nigerian forces clash with Boko Haram fighters
(AP, September 1, 2014; 2:30 PM)
 
Protesters briefly storm Pakistan state TV station
(AP, September 1, 2014; 2:27 PM)
 
Rights group: Witness for report on Egypt detained
(AP, September 1, 2014; 2:16 PM)
 
Senegal monitors contacts of 1st Ebola patient
(AP, September 1, 2014; 1:58 PM)
 
Paris suburb building blast death toll reaches 8
(AP, September 1, 2014; 1:53 PM)
 
Last-minute effort to end crisis with Yemen rebels
(AP, September 1, 2014; 1:45 PM)
 
Nigerian forces clash with Boko Haram fighters
(AP, September 1, 2014; 1:41 PM)
 
Merkel: Arming Kurds in Germany’s interest
(AP, September 1, 2014; 1:28 PM)
 
Scottish zoo: ‘Bad news’ for pregnant giant panda
(AP, September 1, 2014; 1:22 PM)
 
Albanian main opposition party boycotts Parliament
(AP, September 1, 2014; 1:20 PM)
 
UK: Passports could be seized to fight terrorism
(AP, September 1, 2014; 12:54 PM)
 
UN backs inquiry of IS group’s alleged crimes
(AP, September 1, 2014; 12:49 PM)
 
Poland’s PM: Ukraine’s war must be stopped now
(AP, September 1, 2014; 12:44 PM)
 
Modi visit draws pledges of support from Japan
(AP, September 1, 2014; 12:36 PM)
 
Euro weighed down by soft economic data, Ukraine
(AP, September 1, 2014; 12:24 PM)
 
Insufficient postage leads to bust of fake drugs
(AP, September 1, 2014; 12:12 PM)
 
Belfast bomb alert snarls roads on IRA anniversary
(AP, September 1, 2014; 12:06 PM)
 
240 rebels depart Central African Republic capital
(AP, September 1, 2014; 12:04 PM)
 
Insufficient postage leads to fake drug bust
(AP, September 1, 2014; 12:01 PM)
 
Dutch to send 100 troops to Afghanistan in 2015
(AP, September 1, 2014; 11:53 AM)
 
Iran president urges clerics to tolerate Internet
(AP, September 1, 2014; 11:49 AM)
 
NATO plans high-readiness force to counter Russia
(AP, September 1, 2014; 11:48 AM)
 
Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks
(AP, September 1, 2014; 11:28 AM)
 
Body of slain soldier returned to Lebanese army
(AP, September 1, 2014; 11:00 AM)
 
Battle-hit Ukraine village picks up the pieces
(AP, September 1, 2014; 10:27 AM)
 
Libya parliament asks ex-premier to form Cabinet
(AP, September 1, 2014; 10:06 AM)
 
Report: Former Iran vice president convicted
(AP, September 1, 2014; 9:39 AM)
 
Filipino force defied UN commander in Golan crisis
(AP, September 1, 2014; 9:28 AM)
 
Syrian rebels, government clash in Golan Heights
(AP, September 1, 2014; 9:22 AM)