Malian city of Gao hit by mortar shells

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A military spokesman says the northern Malian city of Gao has come under attack for the first time in months. Hubert de …

Bomb kills 2 in Pakistan anti-polio drive

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A bomb exploded next to a van carrying Pakistani security guards tasked with protecting workers involved in an ant…

Greece expects economy to grow, finally

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s government is to submit to Parliament a preliminary draft for the 2014 budget that is expected to show a grad…

NKorea rushes to finish lavish ski resort

MASIK PASS, North Korea (AP) — The secretary-general of North Korea’s ski association views the sprawling alpine landscape before him with u…