- Dick O'Regan, longtime AP reporter and executive, dies at 95 Updated: Jun-02-15 2:56 pm
BERLIN - Richard A. "Dick" O'Regan, who covered some of the biggest stories of the Cold War in a 39-year career as a reporter and executive for The Associated Press, has died. He was 95.
- US insists Kerry's broken leg won't hinder Iran talks Updated: Jun-01-15 10:27 pm
WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry returned to Boston Monday for surgery on his broken leg, as U.S. officials insisted his injury would not hinder his participation in nuclear negotiations with Iran.
- Child sex abuse claims shake UN as revelations continue Updated: May-30-15 4:18 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The boys said they approached the French soldiers because they were hungry. Some were so young they didn't quite understand the acts the soldiers demanded in return. One boy, 8 or 9 years old, said he did it several times to the same soldier, "until one day an older kid saw him and told him what he was doing was bad."
- US, Iran hold 'intense' nuclear talks month before deadline Updated: May-30-15 2:56 pm
GENEVA - A month away from a nuclear deal deadline, U.S. and Iranian diplomats tried to narrow differences over how quickly to ease economic penalties against Tehran and how significantly the Iranians must open up military facilities to international inspections. American officials described the session as "at times intense."
- US, Iranian envoys to focus on nuclear deal in weekend talks Updated: May-27-15 11:09 pm
WASHINGTON - The top U.S. and Iranian diplomats plan to meet this weekend in Switzerland as efforts intensify to reach a comprehensive nuclear accord.
- Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil wins Geneva Open title Updated: May-23-15 12:24 pm
- Merkel: Global catastrophe plan needed after Ebola crisis Updated: May-18-15 7:21 am
BERLIN - The Ebola crisis in western Africa showed the world in a painful way that a global catastrophe plan is needed to deal with future epidemics, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday.
- Rare Burmese ruby sells for $30.3 million at auction Updated: May-13-15 4:50 pm
GENEVA - A rare Burmese ruby in a platinum ring with diamonds sold for $30.3 million at auction, setting a world auction record for any ruby and for any stone by Cartier, according to Sotheby's.
- Princess Mathilde's pink diamond sells for $15.9 million Updated: May-12-15 4:01 pm
GENEVA - An 8.72-carat pink diamond ring believed part of a collection once owned by Princess Mathilde Bonaparte sold at auction Tuesday for $15.9 million, according to Sotheby's Geneva.
- Syria's main opposition group not attending Geneva talks Updated: May-11-15 9:44 am
ISTANBUL - The main Syrian opposition group in exile said on Monday that it is not attending low-level consultations taking place in Geneva and hosted by the U.N. envoy to the war-torn country.
- Swiss rail route blocked by landslide after heavy rain Updated: May-03-15 10:28 am
BERLIN - A major railway route in Switzerland has been blocked by a landslide following persistent rain that has swollen rivers in much of the Alpine country.