Latest World Wires

Authorities say a blast at an explosives factory in northwestern Bulgaria may have killed as many as 15 people.
 
Anger mounts as Kashmir floodwaters subside
(AP, October 2, 2014; 2:04 AM)
 
Filipinos express support for Hong Kong protest
(AP, October 2, 2014; 1:58 AM)
 
Millions across India join cleanliness campaign
(AP, October 2, 2014; 1:47 AM)
 
Australia lifts Ebola donation to $16 million
(AP, October 2, 2014; 1:42 AM)
 
China warns of chaos if Hong Kong protests persist
(AP, October 2, 2014; 1:35 AM)
 
Latest suicide attack in Afghanistan kills 3
(AP, October 2, 2014; 12:55 AM)
 
Man attacked by shark in Western Australia
(AP, October 2, 2014; 12:44 AM)
 
AP PHOTOS: Trash pickers worry about end of dump
(AP, October 2, 2014; 12:09 AM)
 
Alleged Beltran Leyva cartel boss nabbed in Mexico
(AP, October 2, 2014; 12:07 AM)
 
Venezuelans looking to ‘Holy Thugs’ for protection
(AP, October 2, 2014; 12:03 AM)
 
Iraq considering Australian airstrike request
(AP, October 1, 2014; 11:34 PM)
 
IOC on Rio: ‘Lot of progress’ but schedule ‘tight’
(AP, October 1, 2014; 8:53 PM)
 
Iraqi Kurds fight Islamic State with aged weapons
(AP, October 1, 2014; 7:54 PM)
 
Mexico: Alleged drug boss Beltran believed caught
(AP, October 1, 2014; 7:47 PM)
 
Mexico federal officials say alleged cartel capo Hector Beltran Leyva believed captured
(AP, October 1, 2014; 7:00 PM)
 
Mexico’s probe of army slayings raises doubts
(AP, October 1, 2014; 6:38 PM)
 
Soldiers, drug gang battle in Rio de Janeiro slum
(AP, October 1, 2014; 6:35 PM)
 
Ukraine rebels close in on Donetsk airport
(AP, October 1, 2014; 6:34 PM)
 
Russia halts student exchange program with US
(AP, October 1, 2014; 6:27 PM)
 
Canada identifies long lost British explorer ship
(AP, October 1, 2014; 6:14 PM)
 
Guatemala ex-police on trial in 1980 embassy fire
(AP, October 1, 2014; 5:45 PM)
 
US snowboarder killed in avalanche in Argentina
(AP, October 1, 2014; 4:46 PM)
 
Hong Kong protesters threaten to occupy buildings
(AP, October 1, 2014; 3:46 PM)
 
Greece’s govt to call confidence vote
(AP, October 1, 2014; 3:35 PM)
 
Snapshots from the protest streets in Hong Kong
(AP, October 1, 2014; 3:33 PM)
 
Hong Kong protesters try to win over tourists
(AP, October 1, 2014; 3:33 PM)
 
UN says Syria vaccine deaths was an NGO ‘mistake’
(AP, October 1, 2014; 3:04 PM)
 
UN says 1st staffer dies of ‘probable’ Ebola
(AP, October 1, 2014; 2:51 PM)
 
Palestinians: Israeli occupation must end in 2016
(AP, October 1, 2014; 2:43 PM)
 
East Jerusalem construction plan moves ahead
(AP, October 1, 2014; 2:20 PM)
 
France ups military deployment against IS group
(AP, October 1, 2014; 1:58 PM)
 
US Navy says crew member missing in Persian Gulf
(AP, October 1, 2014; 1:31 PM)
 
New NATO chief: better ties with Russia possible
(AP, October 1, 2014; 1:23 PM)
 
AP names Victor Caivano director for Southern Cone
(AP, October 1, 2014; 1:19 PM)
 
Syria blasts at school kill 32, including 10 kids
(AP, October 1, 2014; 1:19 PM)
 
British warplanes destroy IS targets in Iraq
(AP, October 1, 2014; 1:12 PM)
 
Pope urges Europe to open doors to refugees
(AP, October 1, 2014; 12:41 PM)
 
UK drops terror case against ex-Guantanamo inmate
(AP, October 1, 2014; 12:33 PM)
 
Baghdad car bomb kills 15
(AP, October 1, 2014; 12:33 PM)
 
Liberia short on ambulances for Ebola patients
(AP, October 1, 2014; 12:14 PM)
 
At celeb-filled Louis Vuitton, venue is real star
(AP, October 1, 2014; 12:05 PM)
 
Destruction of Syria weapons facilities to begin
(AP, October 1, 2014; 12:01 PM)
 
Nigeria leader hails victories on Ebola, militants
(AP, October 1, 2014; 11:54 AM)
 
Slovakia sees 50 pct drop in Russian gas supplies
(AP, October 1, 2014; 11:46 AM)
 
UK leader promises tax cuts, EU battle
(AP, October 1, 2014; 11:42 AM)
 
More bodies found on Japanese volcano; toll now 47
(AP, October 1, 2014; 11:41 AM)
 
APNewsBreak: Nazi hunter pushes for new probe
(AP, October 1, 2014; 11:32 AM)
 
World’s 1st bullet train, made in Japan, turns 50
(AP, October 1, 2014; 11:08 AM)
 
Fight for growing Pentecostal vote in Brazil
(AP, October 1, 2014; 10:58 AM)