YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The president of Armenia has suspended hikes in household electricity rates in an effort to end the protests that have blocked the capital's main avenue for six straight days.
President Serzh Sargsyan announced on Saturday that the government of the former Soviet nation would bear the burden of the higher electricity costs until an audit of the Russian-owned power company could be completed.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Authorities in southern Poland have banned music fans from bringing glass bottles and metal objects to a concert of the bearded cross-dressing Austrian diva Conchita Wurst.
Wurst, who won last year's Eurovision Song Contest, is performing her hits and covers on Saturday at the sixth annual "Coven" festival in the city of Kielce. For the first time security precautions are being taken. The concert also includes Polish music stars and will be...
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani official says the devastating weeklong heat wave in the southern port city of Karachi has killed 1,233 people.
Nazar Mohammad Bozdar, operations director at the Provincial Disaster Management Authority, said Saturday that 65,000 heatstroke patients were treated at the city's hospitals since June 20 when the heat wave struck Sindh province and its capital, Karachi.
He told The Associated Press that 1,923 patients with heat...
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's Royal Palace says the leader of Denmark's center-right Liberals will present a new small, minority government with his party alone but backed by a parliamentary majority.
The palace says Lars Loekke Rasmussen on Sunday will present his new government, whose survival relies on the populist, anti-immigrant Danish People's Party, which came second in the June 18 elections, and two other parties.
KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Police in Kuwait say they have interrogated a number of suspects with possible links to the suicide bombing that killed 27 Shiite worshippers during midday Friday prayers.
An Interior Ministry statement on Saturday says that police have also arrested the owner of the car that was used by the suicide bomber to drive to the Shiite mosque, where he detonated his device once inside. Police did not say how many suspects are being interrogated....