Egypt's woes erode el-Sissi's image of invincibility

CAIRO (AP) — The criticism was blunt — and startling, since it came from a TV presenter on a state-owned station that, like most other media in Egypt, usually has nothing but praise for Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, the country's general-turned-president.

  • Written by HAMZA HENDAWI, Associated Press

Obama heads to G-20 with new urgency following Paris attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The global anxiety sparked by a series of deadly attacks in Paris by the Islamic State group has given new urgency to President Barack Obama's upcoming talks with world leaders.

  • Written by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

Tens of thousands march in South Korea anti-gov't protest

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Police fired tear gas and water cannons Saturday as they clashed with anti-government demonstrators who marched through Seoul in the largest protest in South Korea's capital in more than seven years, leaving a protester critically injured.

  • Written by KIM TONG-HYUNG, Associated Press

Tensions in Germany rise amid flood of asylum-seekers

BERLIN (AP) — As a local lawmaker in the east German city of Magdeburg who regularly speaks out against the far right, Soeren Herbst has endured years of animosity. But the sight that greeted him outside his home last week made the Green Party politician realize that the abuse had reached a new level.

  • Written by FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press