Malaysia’s Anwar Confident PM Handover Will Go as Planned
Malaysia’s designated prime minister-in-waiting, Anwar Ibrahim, said Saturday that he has no reason to doubt his former political nemesis will hand over the leadership position within two years as planned after sorting out deep-seated issues like corruption.
Hundreds of Thousands in Ethiopia Welcome Once-Banned Group
Hundreds of thousands of Ethiopians are gathering to welcome returning leaders of the once-banned Oromo Liberation Front amid sweeping reforms to bring opposition groups back to politics.
No Fault: UK Proposes Major Easing of Divorce Procedures
The British government is proposing to introduce 'no-fault' divorces and make other changes to make it much easier for married couples to divorce.
Rwanda Frees Opposition Leader, 2,100 Others From Prison
One of Rwanda’s most prominent opposition leaders walked free on Saturday after the government approved the early release of more than 2,100 prisoners with little explanation.
Pope Paying Tribute in Sicily to Priest Slain by Mafia
Pope Francis is paying tribute in Sicily to a priest who worked to keep youths away from the Mafia and was slain by mobsters.
AP PHOTOS: A Selection of Pictures From the Past Week
Here’s your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.
Indian Police Hunt 3 Suspects After Girl Is Drugged, Raped
Police on Saturday were hunting for three men who allegedly drugged, kidnapped and raped a teenage girl while she was on her way to a test-preparation course in northern India earlier this week, in yet another incident of rising crimes against women.
5 Kashmir Rebels Killed in Fighting With Indian Troops
Government forces killed five rebels during a gunbattle in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir on Saturday, triggering violent anti-India protests in the disputed Himalayan region.
AP PHOTOS: Gaza Images on Display in France Show Resilience
Khalil Hamra, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer for The Associated Press, is exhibiting his work in a show titled 'Why Gaza?' at the 30th annual Visa Pour L’Image photojournalism festival in Perpignan, France. The exhibition runs through Sept. 16.
6 Mariners Relievers Combine to Blank Angels 5-0
Dee Gordon did a happy dance while sitting on the warning track, and the display that was at least nine months in the making inspired an ear-to-ear grin long after it happened.