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FILE - In this April 14, 2016 file photo, a Syrian man carries a carpet through a devastated part of the town of Palmyra as families load their belongings onto buses in the central Homs province in Syria. Syrian media says a pair of attacks on two security locations in the central Syrian city of Homs killed at least 30 people. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
In a blow, twin attacks on Syrian security kill at least 32In synchronized attacks, insurgents storm into heavily guarded security offices in Syria's central Homs city, clash with troops and then blow themselves up, killing a senior officer and at least 31 others, state media and officials report
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
Iraqi security forces transfer displaced Iraqis who fled their homes during fighting between Iraqi special forces and Islamic State militants, on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, Saturday, Feb. 25. 2017. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed)
Conditions deteriorate in west Mosul as Iraqi advances slowThe Iraqi advance into Mosul's western half has slowed down as combat turned to urban warfare and Iraqi forces met staff Islamic State group resistance
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, left, meets with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, at Tahrir Palace in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
Group urges UK envoy to raise human rights issues in EgyptThe Human rights organization Reprieve is urging Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to raise "appalling" human rights abuses in Egypt during a weekend meeting with President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
Germany: Man hits 3 with car and flees, is shot by policeGerman police say a man apparently drove a vehicle into people in a central square in the city of Heidelberg, injuring three people, then fled and was shot after being tracked down by officers
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
A model wears a creation for Marco De Vincenzo women's Fall-Winter 2017-2018 collection, part of the Milan Fashion Week, unveiled in Milan, Italy, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
Correction: Milan Fashion Week-Watch storyCorrection: Milan Fashion Week-Watch story
The Associated Press53 minutes ago
Model Gigi Hadid wears a creation for Missoni women's Fall-Winter 2017-18 collection, in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno).
Missoni floods fashion world with pink pussy hatsMissoni floods fashion world with pink pussy hats in Milan, while Bottega Veneta's looks for fall-winter exuded a 1940s Hollywood glamour
The Associated Press55 minutes ago
FILE - In this April 14, 2016 file photo, a Syrian man carries a carpet through a devastated part of the town of Palmyra as families load their belongings onto buses in the central Homs province in Syria. Syrian media says a pair of attacks on two security locations in the central Syrian city of Homs killed at least 30 people. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
The Latest: UN's Syria ambassador expected talk 'spoilers'The U.N. envoy for Syria is decrying a "tragic" string of deadly attacks by insurgents in the central city of Homs, and says he suspected "spoilers" would try to scuttle peace talks
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Marine Le Pen, French far-right 2017 presidential candidate of the Front National party, participates to the Construction Forum debate "Reinvest France" ("Reinvestissons la France") at Carrousel du Louvre in Paris, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
France charges 2nd person tied to National Front in probeA contractor for France's National Front party who's close to far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has been handed preliminary charges in an investigation into the financing of political campaigns in 2014 and 2015
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Dancers from the Aguia de Ouro samba school perform on a float during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
AP Explains: Who competes and how Carnival parades judgedRio de Janeiro's Carnival parade is world famous for the dancing, the all-but-naked bodies and the magnificent floats down the sambadrome on Avenida Marques de Sapucai
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe supporters cross a river to attend his 93rd Birthday celebrations in Matopos on the outskirts of Bulawayo, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. Mugabe is celebrating his 93rd birthday amid granite hills were spirits are said to dwell, defying calls to resign after nearly four decades in power with a celebration in in a region for opposing a leader who says he will run again in 2018 elections(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Zimbabwe's Mugabe marks 93rd birthday in opposition areaZimbabwe's Mugabe marks 93rd birthday in opposition area, with no sign of a successor
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Azerbaijani soldiers are killed in Karabakh fightingAzerbaijan said Saturday that several of its soldiers were killed during fighting in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region as Armenia and Azerbaijan blamed each other for an outbreak of violence
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Syria's main opposition High Negotiations Committee, HNC, leader Nasr al-Hariri speaks during a news conference after talks between the High Negotiations Committee  and the UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)
Syria opposition on same tack as US on terrorism, IranA top Syrian opposition leader hopes to persuade the new administration of U.S. President Donald Trump that rebels fighting to topple President Bashar al-Assad share the same priorities with Washington when it comes to fighting the Islamic State group
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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