International

LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — At least 26 people, most of them children, died when a ferry capsized in the southern African country of Zambia, police said Saturday. Among the drowned in Friday's accident were parents and school children aged from six to 15 years, as well as a baby. The...
ISLAMABAD (AP) — It had all the elements of a classic coup: thousands descending on the capital, clashing with police outside parliament and commandeering state TV to demand the ouster of a civilian leader who had locked horns with the military in a country with a long history...
LONDON (AP) — British musician Jack Bruce, best known as the bass player and vocalist of the power blues trio Cream, died Saturday at his home, his family and publicist said. He was 71. Bruce was one of the top musicians of the late 1960s, when Cream played its unique...
LONDON (AP) — British musician Jack Bruce, best known as the bassist from the 1960s group Cream, has died. He was 71. Publicist Claire Singers said Saturday Bruce died at his home in Suffolk, England. A statement released by his family said "the world of music will be a poorer...
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola and nearly half of them have died, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread. The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is the largest ever...
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Colleagues of an American doctor who caught Ebola while treating patients in West Africa say he was a hard worker who conscientiously followed safety procedures. Craig Spencer is being treated for Ebola in New York City after coming down with a fever on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Ebola virus's arrival in New York City and yet another West African nation — Mali — renewed questions about whether stricter travel restrictions would help lock down the deadly disease. The governors of New York and New Jersey went ahead and issued their...
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The number of people believed sickened by Ebola has passed 10,000, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread. The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is the largest outbreak of the disease ever...
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number fleeing by boat since communal violence broke out two years ago now topping 100,000, a leading expert said Saturday. Chris Lewa, director of...