SPOKANE, Wash. – A fight that started around 2 a.m. Sunday morning, ended with ten to fifteen victims and two arrests.
Spokane Police have been fighting the problem of growing violence in downtown for quite some time. Repeated problems near the Knitting Factory even lead to a shut down of
By SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's interior minister on Sunday declared he would not allow vigilantes or militias to take over police duties, while admitting his police force has been strained by daily protests, clashes and criticism.
Minister Mohammed Ibrahim was speaking a
By RODNEY MUHUMUZAAssociated Press
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - The Rev. Joshua Kimuyu pointed where his church floor is broken and black, a scar from an attack five years old. More than 200 young men armed with crude weapons stormed the Africa Inland Church in Nairobi's sprawling Kibera slum and set
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A series of security problems and fractured relations with Afghan leaders plagued Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's first trip here as Pentagon chief, including the Afghan president's accusations that the U.S. and the Taliban are
By The Associated Press
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Cardinals from around the world gather this week in a conclave to elect a new pope following the stunning resignation of Benedict XVI. In the secretive world of the Vatican, there is no way to know who is in the running, and history has yielded plenty of
By BEN HUBBARDAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Since rebels seized the capital of Raqqa province in northern Syria from the government last week, they have posted guards at state buildings, returned bread prices to pre-war levels and opened a hotline that residents can phone to report security issues
By LOLITA C. BALDOR and KIMBERLY DOZIERAssociated Press
JALALABAD, Afghanistan (AP) - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said he believes U.S. officials will be able to work things out with Afghan leaders who have ordered special operations forces out of Wardak province, even as commandos face a
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - A top official in the party of Zimbabwe's prime minister, Morgan Tsvangirai, says he is concerned that political violence is again taking root ahead of a March 16 referendum on a new constitution and elections later in the year.
Finance Minister Tendai Biti said in
By ANGUS SHAWAssociated Press
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - Zimbabwean police have increased threats against civic groups a week away from a referendum on a new constitution and before crucial elections to end the nation's shaky coalition later in the year, rights organizations said Saturday.
By NEDRA PICKLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - With gun legislation taking shape on Capitol Hill, President Barack Obama has kept a low profile on an issue he has made a critical part of his second-term agenda.
The president has not been highly visible in the debate during the past three weeks