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Woman survives 4 days after Nigeria building falls

Woman survives 4 days after Nigeria building falls

Posted 5:50 AM 9/16/2014 by Associated Press

LAGOS, Nigeria - Rescue workers say they dug a woman out of the rubble of a building that collapsed four days ago and she walked away with only a slightly dislocated hand. Spokesman Ibrahim Farinloye of the Nigerian Emergency Management Agency says the woman is "very, very lucky." (More)

9/15/2014

Diplomats pledge action against Islamic State

Diplomats pledge action against Islamic State

Posted 8:37 AM 9/15/2014

PARIS - Diplomats from around the world are pledging to fight Islamic State militants "by any means necessary." The declaration came from 24 nations taking part in a conference in Paris on how to deal with the extremists in Syria and Iraq. Two foes of the Islamic State (More)

9/14/2014

Gaza children return to school after war

Gaza children return to school after war

Posted 8:11 AM 9/14/2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Some half million Gaza children are making a delayed return to school after a devastating 50-day war with Israel that killed more than 2,100 Palestinians and damaged hundreds of school buildings. Gaza Education Ministry official Ziad Thabet says Sunday's (More)

9/13/2014

US gov't warns citizens of terror plot in Uganda

US gov't warns citizens of terror plot in Uganda

Posted 9:22 AM 9/13/2014

NAIROBI, Kenya - The U.S. embassy in Uganda has warned American citizens in the country to stay indoors overnight Saturday because Ugandan authorities have warned of a terrorist plot. The embassy in a message Saturday on its website said it is trying to assess the scope of a possible (More)

9/11/2014

Key Mideast allies commit to opposing ISIS

Key Mideast allies commit to opposing ISIS

Posted 4:26 PM 9/11/2014

JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia - Arab allies are promising to "do their share" to fight Islamic State militants. Secretary of State John Kerry met in Saudi Arabia today with his counterparts from 10 Arab states. In a joint statement following the session, Saudi Arabia, other Gulf states, Egypt (More)

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