UK prime minister rallies party before 'knife edge' election
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 09:57:27 -0400
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron said Saturday that Britain's election campaign is on a knife edge, as he rallied the Conservative party with a personal attack on his main rival.
German pilot visited glider field near crash site as a child
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 09:53:28 -0400
SISTERON, France (AP) — The German co-pilot accused of crashing a passenger plane in the French Alps frequented a gliding club near the crash site as a child with his parents, according to a member of the club.
Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 21 dead
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 09:50:51 -0400
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Blood spattered utensils, bullet-pocked walls and overturned chairs mark the reception area of a prominent hotel in the Somali capital following an attack by Islamic extremists that killed at least 21, including six attackers.
Lights out as Earth Hour kicks off
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 09:41:18 -0400
Hong Kong's iconic skyline dimmed and the sails on Sydney's Opera House went dark Saturday, as lights on landmarks across Asia were switched off for the global climate change awareness campaign Earth Hour. Millions are expected to take part around the world in the annual event organised by conservation group WWF, with hundreds of well-known sights including the Eiffel Tower in Paris and the Seattle Space Needle set to plunge into darkness. "It's almost like the thing vanished," said Tony Jennings from Earth Hour after standing under the Sydney Harbour Bridge as the lights went off at 8:30pm (0930 GMT).
Millions of Nigerians turn out to vote in presidential poll
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 09:39:04 -0400
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerians turned out in their millions Saturday to vote in a presidential election that analysts say is too close to call between President Goodluck Jonathan and former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari.
Al-Qaida in Syria seizes large parts of northern city
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 09:35:41 -0400
BEIRUT (AP) — Al-Qaida's affiliate in Syria, the Nusra Front, captured most of the northwestern city of Idlib from government forces Saturday, sweeping into neighborhoods in the center of the city in a powerful blow to President Bashar Assad's government, opposition activists and the group said.
UN staff flee Yemen as Hadi urges decisive campaign
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 09:31:05 -0400
UN staff were evacuated from Yemen's capital Saturday after a third night of Saudi-led air strikes, as President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi urged his Arab allies to bomb Iranian-backed rebels into submission. An Arab coalition, led by Saudi Arabia and other Sunni-ruled Gulf monarchies, is battling to avoid having a pro-Iran regime on its doorstep, as Shiite Huthi rebels tighten the noose around Hadi's southern stronghold. "I call for this operation to continue until this gang surrenders and withdraws from all locations it has occupied in every province," Hadi told a regional summit in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh. "I say to Iran's puppet and whoever is with him, you are the one who destroyed Yemen with your political immaturity," Hadi said.
Yemen's president calls Shiite rebels 'stooges of Iran'
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 09:25:32 -0400
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Yemen's embattled president on Saturday called Shiite rebels who forced him to flee the country "stooges of Iran," directly blaming the Islamic Republic for the chaos there and demanding airstrikes against rebel positions continue until they surrender.
Sierra Leone lockdown aims for 'total control' over Ebola
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 09:24:16 -0400
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — An official in Sierra Leone says high compliance with a nationwide lockdown could give the West African nation "total control" over the Ebola outbreak.
Yemen's Hadi will not return to Aden 'for now': FM
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 09:23:58 -0400
Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi left an Arab summit in Egypt for Saudi Arabia on Saturday, but will not return to his country "for now," his foreign minister told AFP. Foreign Minister Riyadh Yassin said Hadi had flown back to Riyadh with Saudi King Salman. "Not for now, when the situation settles first," he said when asked if Hadi would return to the battle-torn southern city of Aden, which had been his base until earlier this week.
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