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AP sources: foreign help to US could be exposed

Posted: 10/25/2013 - Word of the briefings by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence comes amid questions swirling around overseas surveillance by the National Security Agency.

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Norway rejects US request to destroy Syria weapons

Posted: 10/25/2013 - Norway has turned down a U.S. request to receive the bulk of Syria's chemical weapons for destruction because it doesn't have the capabilities to complete the task by the deadlines given.

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UK police seize parts from 3D-printed gun

Posted: 10/25/2013 - British police said Friday they have seized components of a gun made from plastic on a 3-D printer and are testing to see whether it was a viable weapon.

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US ambassador summoned by Germany over NSA spying

Posted: 10/24/2013 - Germany's Foreign Ministry summoned the U.S. ambassador Thursday following allegations that American intelligence may have targeted Chancellor Angela Merkel's cellphone.

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Despite billions in aid, Afghans can't find work

Posted: 10/24/2013 - Hundreds of men, some on crutches, all wearing tattered clothing, gather shortly before dawn at major intersections throughout Kabul and other Afghan cities.

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North Korean ruler gets Malaysian university honor

Posted: 10/24/2013 - A Malaysian university faced public criticism Thursday for awarding an honorary doctorate in economics to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, whose country is among the poorest in the world.

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Tibetan denies official version of cousin's death

Posted: 10/23/2013 - Soon after Sangay Gyatso lit himself on fire and burned to death in one of China's ethnic Tibetan areas, police came knocking on his family's door with questions — and seemingly the answers as well.

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Ripples of fear after Dominican citizenship ruling

Posted: 10/23/2013 - In a house with no running water surrounded by vast stretches of sugar cane, Abelinda Yisten Debel studies for a high school graduation exam she might not be allowed to take.

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Prince George to be christened; godparents named

Posted: 10/23/2013 - Prince William and his wife Kate have asked seven people to be godparents to their son, Prince George, who will be christened at a major royal family gathering Wednesday, palace officials said.

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Poland archbishop slammed over sex abuse comments

Posted: 10/23/2013 - The leader of Poland's Catholic Church has come under a wave of condemnation by appearing to suggest that children are partly to blame for being sexually abused by priests.

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Canadian weed finds export market in Asia

Posted: 10/23/2013 - Potent marijuana grown indoors in Canada and the United States is easy to buy in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, say regular smokers, and sells for up to 10 times the price of locally grown weed.

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Greek birth certificate probe in 'Maria' case

Posted: 10/22/2013 - A top Greek prosecutor has ordered an emergency nationwide investigation into birth certificates issued in the past six years after an unknown girl was discovered living with her alleged abductors at a Gypsy camp.

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Amnesty criticizes US drone program in Pakistan

Posted: 10/22/2013 - Mamana Bibi's grandchildren told the London-based rights group that she was killed by missile fire on Oct. 24, 2012, as she was collecting vegetables in a family field in the North Waziristan tribal area.

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Jerusalem mayor fights to hold seat in local vote

Posted: 10/22/2013 - Nir Barkat, a successful former high-tech entrepreneur, was elected in 2008 in a victory seen as a blow to years of dominance by ultra-Orthodox Jews over the city's affairs.

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Russians hunt for husband of suicide bomber

Posted: 10/22/2013 - Adding to the mystery surrounding Monday's explosion, Russian state television released pictures of the attacker's passport that looked different, even though they carried the same number.

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Security video shows Kenyan soldiers looting mall

Posted: 10/21/2013 - Kenyan security forces walked out of a store in Nairobi's Westgate Mall, holding plastic bags heavy with unknown items after Islamic extremists staged an attack. Others looked behind counters and lifted items.

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70.3M records, 30 days: NSA report draws Paris ire

Posted: 10/21/2013 - The report in Le Monde, co-written by Glenn Greenwald who originally revealed the NSA surveillance program, found that when certain numbers were used, the conversations were automatically recorded.

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Egyptian PM condemns deadly attack on Copts

Posted: 10/21/2013 - Egypt's interim prime minister on Monday condemned an attack outside a Coptic Christian church the night before that killed four people, including an 8-year-old girl.

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