International

JERUSALEM (AP) — At least two rockets launched from Syria struck the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights on Tuesday and Israel responded with artillery fire, the Israeli military said. The fire comes after an airstrike last week in Syria attributed to Israel that killed six members...
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek economist and outspoken bailout critic wrote in a blog post Tuesday that he will be sworn in as finance minister under the country's new left-wing government. The 53-year-old Yanis Varoufakis made the announcement Tuesday, hours before the new...
OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — When the Soviet army entered Auschwitz exactly 70 years ago, finding piles of corpses and prisoners close to death, a Russian soldier took a small and hungry 11-year-old girl into his arms and rocked her tenderly, tears coming to his eyes. That girl,...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The city that boasts the world's tallest building is now home to the world's busiest airport for international passengers too. Dubai's airport operator released figures Tuesday showing that 70.5 million passengers streamed through the sparkling...
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek economist and outspoken bailout critic wrote in a blog post Tuesday that he will be sworn in as finance minister under the country's new left-wing government. The 53-year-old Yanis Varoufakis made the announcement Tuesday, hours before the new...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Facebook said it suffered a self-inflicted outage lasting an hour on Tuesday that made its site inaccessible to users worldwide. The glitch reported in Asia, the United States, Australia and the U.K. affected access from PCs and Facebook's mobile app...
MOSCOW (AP) — A day after a top ratings agency cut Russia's rating to junk level, the government in Moscow on Tuesday announced a plan that will see the economy return to a budget surplus in 2017. Standard & Poor's downgraded Russia's rating to BB-plus late on Monday, a non-...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Multiple airlines from the United Arab Emirates said Tuesday they were cancelling flights to Baghdad after a passenger plane arriving from the Mideast's busiest airport in Dubai came under fire as it landed in the Iraqi capital. A prolonged...
ALBACETE, Spain (AP) — Spanish investigators are trying to determine the cause of a jet fighter crash at a military base that killed 10 military personnel involved in a NATO training exercise and injured 21 when the plane crashed into at least five other parked planes after a...