Other Countries

Afghans protest Charlie Hebdo’s prophet cover for third day

By Mon, Jan 19, 2015 6:44PM UTC Afghan university students chant slogans during a protest against caricatures published in French magazine Charlie Hebdo in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. Pic: AP.

JALALABAD, Afghanistan (AP) — Several hundred Afghans have burned the French flag as they chanted “Death to France” during a rally against the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo’s latest publication of a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad, which devout Muslims deem an insult to Islam.

Canadian held in Nepal on child sex abuse charges

By Sat, Jan 17, 2015 4:12PM UTC

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Police in Nepal say a Canadian tourist has been arrested on charges that he lured a 9-year-old boy to his hotel room and had sex with him. Police official Pushpa Ranjit said Saturday that the suspect was ordered detained by the Lalitpur District Court this week

Strike called by opposition parties cripples Nepal’s capital

By Tue, Jan 13, 2015 5:18PM UTC Pic: AP.

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A general strike called by opposition parties has crippled life in Nepal’s capital region by shutting down schools, market and transportation.

7 Nepalese women scale highest peaks on all 7 continents

By Sat, Jan 10, 2015 11:01AM UTC

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Seven Nepalese climbers have returned home from Antarctica after becoming the first all-women’s team to climb the highest mountains on all seven continents. The team started their quest in 2008 by climbing Mount Everest and ended by scaling Mount Vinson in Antarctica on Dec. 23. The

2 shot dead in Bangladesh on election anniversary

By Mon, Jan 05, 2015 5:19PM UTC Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Pic: AP.

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Two men on a motorbike have opened fire on anti-government activists in northwestern Bangladesh, killing two amid tensions on the anniversary of a general election boycotted by a major opposition alliance last year.

Page 1 of 548123...Last »

AP NewsLatest News