Daily Tribune

 LATEST NEWS
 Top Stories
 Iraq
 South Asia Quake
 Hurricane Wilma
 U.S.
 World
 Business
 Personal Finance
 Technology
 Sports
 Entertainment
 Health
 Science
 Politics
 Washington
 Offbeat
 Weather
 Raw News
 NEWS SEARCH
 
 Text Archive
 SPECIAL SECTIONS
 Multimedia Gallery
 News Summary
 (AUDIO)
 News Summary
 (VIDEO)
 Today
 in History
 Video Gallery
 Photo Gallery
 PhotoWeek
 SportsWeek
 U.S. Census
 Database
 U.S. Crime
 Database
 Corrections
Untitled Document
AP Top International News At 5:34 a.m. EDT

Ukraine: 3 killed after Black Sea base attack
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Three pro-Russian militants died and 13 were wounded when Ukrainian troops repelled an attack on a National Guard base in the Black Sea port of Mariupol, Ukraine's interior ministry said Thursday....

Nigeria: principal denies kidnapped students free
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- The principal of a northeastern Nigerian school said she cannot confirm a military report that more than 100 female students kidnapped by Islamic militants are free....

Putin hopes no need to send troops to Ukraine
MOSCOW (AP) -- President Vladimir Putin says he hopes he won't have to send Russian troops into Ukraine....

Ukraine, US to alternately cajole, threaten Russia
GENEVA (AP) -- Ukraine is hoping to placate Russia and calm hostilities with its neighbor even as the U.S. prepares a new round of sanctions to punish Moscow for what it regards as fomenting unrest....

Evacuation came too late for many on sinking ferry
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos, a crew member said Thursday....

Robot sub finishes 1st full seabed search for jet
PERTH, Australia (AP) -- A robotic submarine completed its first successful scan of the seabed Thursday in the hunt for the missing Malaysian plane, and investigators were analyzing the sub's data while also trying to identify the origins of a nearby oil slick....

Curious about Palestine, Israeli visitors return
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- This bustling center of Palestinian life is just a 20-minute drive from Jerusalem, but for Israelis it might as well be on the other side of the world....

Classmates celebrating 60th birthday among missing
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- Kim Jeong-keun woke up on his cabin bed to find out his friends had smeared lipstick on his face while he had been asleep, a prank harking back to their school days....

India struggles with rebel threats during election
RAJNANDGAON, India (AP) -- Indians cast ballots Thursday on the biggest day of voting in the country's weekslong general election, streaming into polling stations even in areas where rebels threatened violence over the plight of India's marginalized and poor....

Street theater in Mexico City's rough Tepito area
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Few outsiders dare venture after dark into Tepito, a neighborhood known as Mexico City's main clearinghouse for contraband ranging from guns and drugs to counterfeit sneakers....

AP Photo
AP Photo/Manu Brabo
World Video
Up to the Minute
Africa
Nigeria: principal denies kidnapped students free

Asia
Evacuation came too late for many on sinking ferry

Europe
Putin hopes no need to send troops to Ukraine

Latin America/Caribbean
Progress in Venezuela talks, but protests continue

Middle East
Jordanian fighter jet crashes; pilot killed