SULTAN ZAWYIT, Egypt - In this small Nile River farming village, Maha Mohammed has started to doubt whether she should circumcise her two daughters.
KABUL, Afghanistan - Three-year-old Wahid nervously clutched a dirty blue stuffed bunny, as the other children in the prison huddled around.
RAMALLAH, West Bank - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday refused to grant West Bank asylum to forces who fled weekend faction fighting in Hamas-ruled Gaza, despite fears for their safety.
SHIJIAZHUANG, China - From the desktop computer at the foot of his bed, Zhang Heng dares to complain about the Beijing Olympics.
President Bush's visit to Beijing almost looks like a vacation - right down to a family reunion. But his three-nation Asian trip also takes him to the doorsteps of two troublesome regimes while forcing him to balance the Olympic spirit with the delicacies of diplomacy.
NEW DELHI - Thousands of panicked pilgrims stampeded Sunday at a remote mountaintop temple in northern India during celebrations to honor a Hindu goddess, sending dozens of people plummeting to their deaths and trampling scores more. Police said 145 people were killed.
MOGADISHU, Somalia - A bomb hidden under a pile of garbage killed at least 20 people, half of them women who were sweeping the street in Somalia's capital, witnesses and doctors said Sunday.
TORONTO - A man who witnesses said stabbed and beheaded his seat mate on a Greyhound bus in Canada made his first court appearance Friday, while police offered no motive for the savage attack against a 22-year-old carnival worker.
GOIANIA, Brazil - The Brazilian man accused of dismembering a British teenager and stuffing her torso in a suitcase told The Associated Press on Friday that he doesn't remember most of what happened the night she died because he was high on cocaine.
VIENNA, Austria - India and the U.S. moved a decisive step closer to implementing a landmark nuclear deal Friday following approval of an inspections plan by the International Atomic Energy Agency.
MUNICH, Germany - A German farmer who lost both his arms in an accident has been successfully fitted with two new limbs in what is believed to be the first complete double arm transplant, his surgeons said Friday.
BAGHDAD - Just months after Americans repaired a sewage treatment plant in southern Baghdad, insurgents attacked the facility and killed the manager. Looters took care of the rest.
XI'AN, China - Finally, China had an act of nature it could celebrate.
JERUSALEM - Benjamin Netanyahu, a hard-liner on territorial concessions to the Arabs, called Thursday for early Israeli elections a day after Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said he will resign over a corruption scandal.
NAALIN, West Bank - A Palestinian teen tracks Israeli troops with a video camera to document abuse of demonstrators.
Jewish centers and schools across the nation coped with another wave of bomb threats Monday as officials in Philadelphia made plans to repair and restore ...
PORTLAND, Ore. - In the days after President Donald Trump's election, thousands of teenagers across the nation walked out of class in protest. Others rallied ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - A presidential speech to Congress is one of those all-American moments that ooze ritual and decorum.