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  • Jobs, corruption top issues as Malawi votes for president

    Jobs, corruption top issues as Malawi votes for president

    Sunday, May 19 2019 5:31 AM EDT2019-05-19 09:31:32 GMT
    Sunday, May 19 2019 7:11 AM EDT2019-05-19 11:11:34 GMT
    Jobs, fighting graft are top issues as southern African nation of Malawi votes for president.More>>
    Corruption and the need for economic growth are the main campaign issues as Malawi goes to the polls Tuesday for a presidential election that pits the incumbent against his own vice president as well as the country's...More>>
  • Swiss vote on whether to adopt the EU's tighter gun rules

    Swiss vote on whether to adopt the EU's tighter gun rules

    Sunday, May 19 2019 2:41 AM EDT2019-05-19 06:41:51 GMT
    Sunday, May 19 2019 7:11 AM EDT2019-05-19 11:11:34 GMT
    Swiss voters are casting ballots in a referendum to decide whether to enact new restrictions on guns and line up with Switzerland's partners in Europe, who have already tightened gun rules following extremist attacks.More>>
    Swiss voters are casting ballots in a referendum to decide whether to enact new restrictions on guns and line up with Switzerland's partners in the European visa-free travel zone who have already tightened gun rules...More>>
  • Austrian leader calls an early election amid video scandal

    Austrian leader calls an early election amid video scandal

    Saturday, May 18 2019 5:56 AM EDT2019-05-18 09:56:16 GMT
    Austria's vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache is expected to make a statement about his political future after two German newspapers published footage of him apparently offering lucrative government...More>>
    Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz called Saturday for an early election after his vice chancellor resigned over a covertly shot video that showed him apparently promising government contracts to a prospective Russian...More>>
  • Saudis say they don't want war, but will defend themselves

    Saudis say they don't want war, but will defend themselves

    Sunday, May 19 2019 3:11 AM EDT2019-05-19 07:11:53 GMT
    Sunday, May 19 2019 7:11 AM EDT2019-05-19 11:11:27 GMT
    (Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brian M. Wilbur, U.S. Navy via AP). CORRECTS DATE - In this Friday, May 17, 2019, photo released by the U.S. Navy, the USS Abraham Lincoln sails in the Arabian Sea near the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge....(Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brian M. Wilbur, U.S. Navy via AP). CORRECTS DATE - In this Friday, May 17, 2019, photo released by the U.S. Navy, the USS Abraham Lincoln sails in the Arabian Sea near the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge....
    (Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brian M. Wilbur, U.S. Navy via AP). CORRECTS DATE - In this Friday, May 17, 2019, photo released by the U.S. Navy, the USS Abraham Lincoln sails in the Arabian Sea near the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge....(Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brian M. Wilbur, U.S. Navy via AP). CORRECTS DATE - In this Friday, May 17, 2019, photo released by the U.S. Navy, the USS Abraham Lincoln sails in the Arabian Sea near the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge....
    A top Saudi diplomat says the kingdom does not want war but will defend itself, amid a recent spike in tensions with archrival Iran.More>>
    Saudi Arabia does not want war but will not hesitate to defend itself against Iran, a top Saudi diplomat said Sunday amid heightened tensions in the Persian Gulf after attacks on the kingdom's energy sector.More>>
  • Indians vote in final phase of grueling national election

    Indians vote in final phase of grueling national election

    Saturday, May 18 2019 10:04 PM EDT2019-05-19 02:04:45 GMT
    Indians are voting in the seventh and final phase of national elections, wrapping up a 6-week-long long, grueling campaign season with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party seeking reelection...More>>
    Indians voted Sunday in the seventh and final phase of a grueling national election that lasted more than five weeks, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party seeks to govern for another five years.More>>
  • Italy's Salvini stakes out post as Europe's populist leader

    Italy's Salvini stakes out post as Europe's populist leader

    Saturday, May 18 2019 5:24 AM EDT2019-05-18 09:24:14 GMT
    The leader of France's far-right National Rally is predicting that a group of like-minded right-wing populists will achieve "an historic feat" in next week's Europe-wide elections.More>>
    Italy's anti-migrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini led a rally of right-wing populist leaders Saturday seeking historic results in next week's European Parliament elections in their bid to transform European...More>>
  • The Netherlands wins Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv

    The Netherlands wins Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv

    Saturday, May 18 2019 3:08 PM EDT2019-05-18 19:08:34 GMT
    The Grand Final of the 64th Eurovision Song Contest is under way.More>>
    The Netherlands won the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv Saturday, with Duncan Laurence's doleful piano ballad "Arcade" crowned champion of Europe's annual music extravaganza.More>>
  • Australia's leader vows to get back to work after shock win

    Australia's leader vows to get back to work after shock win

    Sunday, May 19 2019 12:20 AM EDT2019-05-19 04:20:36 GMT
    Prime Minister Scott Morrison has thanked "all Australians" for returning his conservative coalition to power in a shock general election result, and has vowed to get straight back to work.More>>
    A jubilant Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison vowed Sunday to get straight back to work after a shock election victory by his conservative government that has left bewildered voters wondering how they were taken by...More>>
  • UN tells Italy proposed decree violates migrants' rights

    UN tells Italy proposed decree violates migrants' rights

    Sunday, May 19 2019 7:08 AM EDT2019-05-19 11:08:20 GMT
    U.N. human rights investigators have told Italy that a proposed decree formalizing the closure of Italian ports to aid groups that rescue migrants at sea violates international law.More>>
    U.N. human rights investigators have told Italy that a proposed decree formalizing the closure of Italian ports to aid groups that rescue migrants at sea violates international law.More>>
  • Once again, Iraq caught up in tensions between US and Iran

    Once again, Iraq caught up in tensions between US and Iran

    Friday, May 17 2019 4:11 PM EDT2019-05-17 20:11:41 GMT
    Sunday, May 19 2019 7:11 AM EDT2019-05-19 11:11:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this June 8, 2018 file photo, Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces march as they hold their flag and posters of Iraqi and Iranian Shiites spiritual leaders during "al-Quds" or Jerusalem Day, in Baghdad, Iraq. When U...(AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this June 8, 2018 file photo, Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces march as they hold their flag and posters of Iraqi and Iranian Shiites spiritual leaders during "al-Quds" or Jerusalem Day, in Baghdad, Iraq. When U...
    (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this June 8, 2018 file photo, Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces march as they hold their flag and posters of Iraqi and Iranian Shiites spiritual leaders during "al-Quds" or Jerusalem Day, in Baghdad, Iraq. When U...(AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this June 8, 2018 file photo, Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces march as they hold their flag and posters of Iraqi and Iranian Shiites spiritual leaders during "al-Quds" or Jerusalem Day, in Baghdad, Iraq. When U...
    As tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalate, there are concerns Iraq could once again get caught in the power play, just as it is on the path to recovery.More>>
    When U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with Iraqi officials in Baghdad last week as tensions mounted between America and Iran, he delivered a nuanced message: If you're not going to stand with us, stand aside.More>>
  • The Latest: Swiss voters appear set to back tighter gun laws

    The Latest: Swiss voters appear set to back tighter gun laws

    Sunday, May 19 2019 7:00 AM EDT2019-05-19 11:00:19 GMT
    The Latest on Switzerland's referendum on tightening Swiss gun laws (all times local):More>>
    The Latest on Switzerland's referendum on tightening Swiss gun laws (all times local):More>>
  • Abortion rights demonstration held on Cannes red carpet

    Abortion rights demonstration held on Cannes red carpet

    Saturday, May 18 2019 12:36 PM EDT2019-05-18 16:36:30 GMT
    Ahead of the premiere of an Argentine documentary on abortion, dozens of women have demonstrated for abortion rights on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival.More>>
    Ahead of Saturday's premiere of an Argentine documentary on abortion, dozens of women demonstrated for abortion rights on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival in France.More>>
  • Brawl suits against Turkey raise questions of law, diplomacy

    Brawl suits against Turkey raise questions of law, diplomacy

    Saturday, May 18 2019 9:00 AM EDT2019-05-18 13:00:22 GMT
    Turkey's leader spoke of cooperation with the United States during a White House visit two years ago with President Donald Trump, but by day's end, the warm rhetoric had been overshadowed by a violent brawl...More>>
    Turkey's leader spoke of cooperation with the United States during a White House visit two years ago with President Donald Trump, but by day's end, the warm rhetoric had been overshadowed by a violent brawl outside...More>>
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger assaulted during event in South Africa

    Arnold Schwarzenegger assaulted during event in South Africa

    Saturday, May 18 2019 12:12 PM EDT2019-05-18 16:12:30 GMT
    New video shows actor Arnold Schwarzenegger being assaulted during a public appearance in South Africa.More>>
    Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger was assaulted during a public appearance in South Africa on Saturday, but the 71-year-old quickly recovered and said, "I'm just glad the idiot didn't interrupt my Snapchat."More>>
  • A newly restored 'The Shining' debuts in Cannes

    A newly restored 'The Shining' debuts in Cannes

    Saturday, May 18 2019 9:40 AM EDT2019-05-18 13:40:24 GMT
    Alfonso Cuaron has introduced a restoration of Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining" at the Cannes Film Festival.More>>
    Thirty-nine years later, Jack is still not a dull boy.More>>
  • The Latest: Netherlands wins 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

    The Latest: Netherlands wins 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

    Saturday, May 18 2019 4:28 PM EDT2019-05-18 20:28:36 GMT
    The Latest on the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest (all times local):More>>
    The Latest on the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest (all times local):More>>
  • Queen Elizabeth II attends yet another wedding at Windsor

    Queen Elizabeth II attends yet another wedding at Windsor

    Saturday, May 18 2019 8:28 AM EDT2019-05-18 12:28:21 GMT
    Queen Elizabeth II and other royal family members have gathered at St George's chapel in Windsor for the wedding of the daughter of the monarch's first cousin.More>>
    Queen Elizabeth II and other royal family members have gathered at St George's chapel in Windsor for the wedding of the daughter of the monarch's first cousin.More>>
  • US: Iran military could misidentify airliners amid tension

    US: Iran military could misidentify airliners amid tension

    Saturday, May 18 2019 12:28 AM EDT2019-05-18 04:28:39 GMT
    U.S. diplomats are warning that commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf faced a risk of being "misidentified" amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran.More>>
    Commercial airliners flying over the Persian Gulf risk being targeted by "miscalculation or misidentification" from the Iranian military amid heightened tensions between the Islamic Republic and the U.S., American...More>>
  • Argentina's Fernández announces vice presidential bid

    Argentina's Fernández announces vice presidential bid

    Saturday, May 18 2019 9:24 AM EDT2019-05-18 13:24:22 GMT
    Argentina's former President Cristina Fernández announces vice presidential bid in October elections.More>>
    Argentina's former President Cristina Fernández announced on Saturday her candidacy for vice president in October's general elections, a surprising move that now puts a more moderate challenger at the helm of the...More>>
  • Australia's conservative coalition wins surprise 3rd term

    Australia's conservative coalition wins surprise 3rd term

    Friday, May 17 2019 6:04 PM EDT2019-05-17 22:04:39 GMT
    Polling stations have opened in eastern Australia in elections that are likely to deliver the nation's sixth prime minister in as many years.More>>
    Australia's ruling conservative coalition won a surprise victory in the country's general election on Saturday, defying opinion polls that had tipped the center-left opposition party to oust it from power and...More>>
  • The Latest: Trump congratulates Morrison, reaffirms alliance

    The Latest: Trump congratulates Morrison, reaffirms alliance

    Saturday, May 18 2019 4:28 AM EDT2019-05-18 08:28:11 GMT
    The Latest on Australia's general election (all times local):More>>
    The Latest on Australia's general election (all times local):More>>
  • Bolivia's Morales begins bid for 4th term despite complaints

    Bolivia's Morales begins bid for 4th term despite complaints

    Saturday, May 18 2019 7:56 PM EDT2019-05-18 23:56:42 GMT
    Cheered by thousands of supporters in Bolivia's coca-growing Chapare region, President Evo Morales began his campaign for his third consecutive re-election Saturday amid assertions by his opponents that the...More>>
    Cheered by thousands of supporters in Bolivia's coca-growing Chapare region, President Evo Morales began his campaign for his third consecutive re-election Saturday amid opposition assertions the constitution prohibits...More>>
  • The Latest: Bahrain orders its citizens to leave Iraq, Iran

    The Latest: Bahrain orders its citizens to leave Iraq, Iran

    Saturday, May 18 2019 6:51 AM EDT2019-05-18 10:51:30 GMT
    Saturday, May 18 2019 8:22 PM EDT2019-05-19 00:22:55 GMT
    (Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Michael Singley, U.S. Navy via AP). In this Wednesday, May 15, 2019, photo released by the U.S. Navy, Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Alexandrina Ross, right, and Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Hunter Musil, left, insp...(Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Michael Singley, U.S. Navy via AP). In this Wednesday, May 15, 2019, photo released by the U.S. Navy, Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Alexandrina Ross, right, and Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Hunter Musil, left, insp...
    (Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Michael Singley, U.S. Navy via AP). In this Wednesday, May 15, 2019, photo released by the U.S. Navy, Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Alexandrina Ross, right, and Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Hunter Musil, left, insp...(Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Michael Singley, U.S. Navy via AP). In this Wednesday, May 15, 2019, photo released by the U.S. Navy, Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Alexandrina Ross, right, and Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Hunter Musil, left, insp...
    The Latest: An Iraqi oil official says employees of energy giant Exxon Mobil have started evacuating an oil field in the southern province of Basra.More>>
    The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local):More>>
  • Perry to lead delegation to Ukraine presidential swearing-in

    Perry to lead delegation to Ukraine presidential swearing-in

    Saturday, May 18 2019 7:48 PM EDT2019-05-18 23:48:42 GMT
    Energy Secretary Rick Perry will lead a delegation to the inauguration of Volodymyr Zelenskiy's as Ukraine's next president.More>>
    Energy Secretary Rick Perry will lead a delegation to the inauguration of Volodymyr Zelenskiy's as Ukraine's next president.More>>
  • The Latest: Austria to see early election after scandal

    The Latest: Austria to see early election after scandal

    Saturday, May 18 2019 6:51 AM EDT2019-05-18 10:51:37 GMT
    Saturday, May 18 2019 7:32 PM EDT2019-05-18 23:32:42 GMT
    Austrian vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache says he is resigning after two German newspapers published footage of him apparently offering lucrative government contracts to a potential Russian benefactor.More>>
    The Latest on Austrian politics (all times local):More>>
  • Sea-Watch enters Italian waters with migrants, flouting ban

    Sea-Watch enters Italian waters with migrants, flouting ban

    Saturday, May 18 2019 11:40 AM EDT2019-05-18 15:40:28 GMT
    Italy has allowed migrant families rescued at sea by the humanitarian group Sea-Watch to be transferred to the southern Italian island of Lampedusa, but is refusing landfall to others.More>>
    The German humanitarian group Sea-Watch says its ship carrying 47 migrants has entered Italian waters despite an explicit ban by Interior Minister Matteo Salvini.More>>
  • Thousands march in Northern Ireland for same sex marriage

    Thousands march in Northern Ireland for same sex marriage

    Saturday, May 18 2019 10:52 AM EDT2019-05-18 14:52:26 GMT
    Thousands are marching in Northern Ireland to demand that the region's leaders permit same-sex marriage.More>>
    Thousands are marching in Northern Ireland to demand that the region's leaders permit same-sex marriage.More>>
  • Armenian court releases ex-president as trial continues

    Armenian court releases ex-president as trial continues

    Saturday, May 18 2019 11:48 AM EDT2019-05-18 15:48:29 GMT
    A court in Armenia has freed the country's former president from jail as his trial continues on charges connected to a deadly police crackdown on a demonstration a decade ago.More>>
    A court in Armenia has freed the country's former president from jail as his trial continues on charges connected to a deadly police crackdown on a demonstration a decade ago.More>>
  • Pope urges foreign media to use power of press to seek truth

    Pope urges foreign media to use power of press to seek truth

    Saturday, May 18 2019 10:22 AM EDT2019-05-18 14:22:03 GMT
    Saturday, May 18 2019 12:32 PM EDT2019-05-18 16:32:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Pope Francis shares a laugh with a group of faithful as he poses for a family photo, at the end of his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday May 15, 2019.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Pope Francis shares a laugh with a group of faithful as he poses for a family photo, at the end of his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday May 15, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Pope Francis shares a laugh with a group of faithful as he poses for a family photo, at the end of his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday May 15, 2019.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Pope Francis shares a laugh with a group of faithful as he poses for a family photo, at the end of his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday May 15, 2019.
    Pope urges foreign media to search for truth, not fall prey to click-bait headlines.More>>
    Pope Francis urged foreign correspondents on Saturday to humbly use the power of the press to search for the truth and give voice to the voiceless, saying journalism is an important tool to counter the hatred, prejudice...More>>
  • Uncertainty looms over UK as Brexit compromise talks fail

    Uncertainty looms over UK as Brexit compromise talks fail

    Friday, May 17 2019 5:56 AM EDT2019-05-17 09:56:16 GMT
    Cross-party talks in Britain aimed at striking a compromise Brexit deal have broken down without agreement.More>>
    Talks between Britain's Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party seeking a compromise over Brexit broke down without agreement Friday, plunging the country back into a morass of uncertainty over its...More>>
  • 2 Maltese soldiers arrested in drive-by slaying of migrant

    2 Maltese soldiers arrested in drive-by slaying of migrant

    Saturday, May 18 2019 10:20 AM EDT2019-05-18 14:20:28 GMT
    Malta's prime minister has announced that two armed forces members have been arrested in connection with a fatal drive-by shooting of a migrant from Ivory Coast.More>>
    Malta's prime minister has announced that two armed forces members have been arrested in connection with a fatal drive-by shooting of a migrant from Ivory Coast.More>>
  • Political pitfalls: Iran tests 'America First' pledge

    Political pitfalls: Iran tests 'America First' pledge

    Friday, May 17 2019 6:36 PM EDT2019-05-17 22:36:41 GMT
    President Donald Trump won the White House pledging to wind down the nation's many foreign entanglements and put "America First." But as his administration in recent days has sent mixed signals on the prospects...More>>
    President Donald Trump won the White House pledging to wind down the nation's many foreign entanglements and put "America First." But as his administration in recent days has sent mixed signals on the prospects of a...More>>
  • Trump plan would shift immigration focus to 'merit'

    Trump plan would shift immigration focus to 'merit'

    Thursday, May 16 2019 12:04 AM EDT2019-05-16 04:04:54 GMT
    A new immigration proposal from President Donald Trump focuses on beefing up border security and rethinking the green card system.More>>
    Unveiling a new immigration plan, President Donald Trump said he wanted to provide a sharp contrast with Democrats, and he did - aiming to upend decades of family-based immigration policy with a new approach that favors...More>>
  • Ex-rebel in Colombia recaptured after release from jail

    Ex-rebel in Colombia recaptured after release from jail

    Friday, May 17 2019 6:44 PM EDT2019-05-17 22:44:41 GMT
    A former Colombian rebel leader was re-arrested Friday moments after his release from jail by a special peace tribunal whose protection of him from extradition to the U.S. has triggered an institutional crisis and...More>>
    A former Colombian rebel leader was re-arrested by police Friday moments after his release from jail by a peace tribunal whose ruling against extraditing him to the U.S. triggered an institutional crisis and revived debate...More>>
  • Lawyer: 17 wounded in prison where US-Nicaraguan man killed

    Lawyer: 17 wounded in prison where US-Nicaraguan man killed

    Thursday, May 16 2019 10:36 PM EDT2019-05-17 02:36:48 GMT
    A 57-year-old man arrested for taking part in protests against Nicaragua's government was killed by a bullet Thursday in a prison north of the capital amid disturbances that left six prison officials injured.More>>
    Seventeen people who were arrested in previous anti-government protests were wounded in a prison disturbance in which a 57-year-old Nicaraguan-American dual national was shot dead, a lawyer for several inmates said Friday.More>>
  • Gay couples plan mass weddings after Taiwan legalizes unions

    Gay couples plan mass weddings after Taiwan legalizes unions

    Friday, May 17 2019 2:11 AM EDT2019-05-17 06:11:54 GMT
    Saturday, May 18 2019 5:41 AM EDT2019-05-18 09:41:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying). Same-sex marriage supporters gather outside the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, Taiwan, Friday, May 17, 2019. Taiwan's Constitutional Court are scheduled to decide Friday on legalizing same-sex marriage, marking a potential fir...(AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying). Same-sex marriage supporters gather outside the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, Taiwan, Friday, May 17, 2019. Taiwan's Constitutional Court are scheduled to decide Friday on legalizing same-sex marriage, marking a potential fir...
    (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying). Same-sex marriage supporters gather outside the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, Taiwan, Friday, May 17, 2019. Taiwan's Constitutional Court are scheduled to decide Friday on legalizing same-sex marriage, marking a potential fir...(AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying). Same-sex marriage supporters gather outside the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, Taiwan, Friday, May 17, 2019. Taiwan's Constitutional Court are scheduled to decide Friday on legalizing same-sex marriage, marking a potential fir...
    Taiwan's legislature has passed a law allowing same-sex marriage in a first for Asia.More>>
    Gay couples in Taiwan plan a mass wedding registration after lawmakers voted to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades.More>>
  • Aid groups say conditions in northwest Syria at crisis point

    Aid groups say conditions in northwest Syria at crisis point

    Friday, May 17 2019 6:52 AM EDT2019-05-17 10:52:17 GMT
    (Agencia de noticias Thiqa vía AP). Esta imagen tomada de un video proporcionado por la agencia de noticias Thiqa, muestra a unos residentes que son desplazados de su aldea en el norte de Idlib, Siria, el jueves 9 de mayo de 2019.(Agencia de noticias Thiqa vía AP). Esta imagen tomada de un video proporcionado por la agencia de noticias Thiqa, muestra a unos residentes que son desplazados de su aldea en el norte de Idlib, Siria, el jueves 9 de mayo de 2019.
    (Agencia de noticias Thiqa vía AP). Esta imagen tomada de un video proporcionado por la agencia de noticias Thiqa, muestra a unos residentes que son desplazados de su aldea en el norte de Idlib, Siria, el jueves 9 de mayo de 2019.(Agencia de noticias Thiqa vía AP). Esta imagen tomada de un video proporcionado por la agencia de noticias Thiqa, muestra a unos residentes que son desplazados de su aldea en el norte de Idlib, Siria, el jueves 9 de mayo de 2019.
    Dozens of international aid groups say conditions in Syria's northwest have reached "crisis point" and are calling for an immediate end to the fighting.More>>
    U.N. officials and dozens of international aid groups warned Friday that humanitarian conditions in Syria's northwest have reached a new "crisis point," as government troops push to retake the rebels' last stronghold.More>>
  • Iran's top diplomat presses efforts to save nuclear deal

    Iran's top diplomat presses efforts to save nuclear deal

    Friday, May 17 2019 3:40 AM EDT2019-05-17 07:40:52 GMT
    Iran's foreign minister is pressing ahead with intense diplomatic efforts to salvage Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers at the center of a crisis unfolding between Iran and the U.S.More>>
    Iran's foreign minister traveled Friday to China on his Asian tour aimed at keeping world markets open to Tehran amid an intense sanctions campaign from the U.S. as tensions across the Persian Gulf remain high.More>>
  • South Korean, 3 Filipinos freed after captivity in Libya

    South Korean, 3 Filipinos freed after captivity in Libya

    Friday, May 17 2019 2:20 AM EDT2019-05-17 06:20:46 GMT
    Seoul and Abu Dhabi say that one South Korean and three Filipinos have been released following months of captivity in Libya.More>>
    A South Korean and three Filipinos have been freed following months of captivity in Libya, Seoul and Abu Dhabi said Friday.More>>
  • Decades after failed invasion, Cuba still eyes Venezuela

    Decades after failed invasion, Cuba still eyes Venezuela

    Friday, May 17 2019 12:12 AM EDT2019-05-17 04:12:39 GMT
    For all the heated talk coming from Washington about President Nicolás Maduro being a Cuban puppet, there was a time when Cuban troops really did try to take control of Venezuela - or at least a remote...More>>
    For all the heated talk coming from Washington about President Nicolás Maduro being a Cuban puppet, there was a time when Cuban troops really did try to take control of Venezuela - or at least a remote coconut-strewn...More>>
  • Austrian far-right leader under fire for Ibiza meeting video

    Austrian far-right leader under fire for Ibiza meeting video

    Friday, May 17 2019 1:40 PM EDT2019-05-17 17:40:33 GMT
    Two German newspapers have reported that the leader of Austria's far-right Freedom Party offered government contracts in return for support from a potential Russian donor shortly before parliamentary elections.More>>
    Austrian opposition parties called Friday for the country's vice-chancellor to resign after a two German newspapers published footage of him apparently offering lucrative government contracts to a potential Russian...More>>
  • Poland leader slams church pathology, backs sex abuse probe

    Poland leader slams church pathology, backs sex abuse probe

    Friday, May 17 2019 7:16 AM EDT2019-05-17 11:16:19 GMT
    The head of Poland's Catholic church says that recent revelations of abuse of minors by priests do not amount to an attack on the church but will help its cleansing.More>>
    Poland's ruling conservative party leader said Friday it does not tolerate "pathology" in the Catholic church and will back a commission to investigate sex abuse of minors in church but also in other circles.More>>
  • Greek far-left killer in intensive care after hunger strike

    Greek far-left killer in intensive care after hunger strike

    Friday, May 17 2019 10:41 AM EDT2019-05-17 14:41:51 GMT
    Friday, May 17 2019 6:21 PM EDT2019-05-17 22:21:42 GMT
    (Yannis Kotsiaris/InTime News via AP, file). FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 file photo, Dimitris Koufodinas smiles as he leaves Korydallos prison in western Athens.  A Greek far-left extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of murders is vow...(Yannis Kotsiaris/InTime News via AP, file). FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 file photo, Dimitris Koufodinas smiles as he leaves Korydallos prison in western Athens. A Greek far-left extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of murders is vow...
    (Yannis Kotsiaris/InTime News via AP, file). FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 file photo, Dimitris Koufodinas smiles as he leaves Korydallos prison in western Athens.  A Greek far-left extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of murders is vow...(Yannis Kotsiaris/InTime News via AP, file). FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 file photo, Dimitris Koufodinas smiles as he leaves Korydallos prison in western Athens. A Greek far-left extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of murders is vow...
    Greek authorities say a far-left extremist convicted of 11 murders has been placed in intensive care after a 15-day hunger strike that has triggered violent protests by political sympathizers.More>>
    Greece's top prosecutor late Friday ordered a review of a decision to deny temporary leave from prison to a hunger-striking extremist who is serving multiple life terms for 11 murders by the country's deadliest...More>>
  • Italy's Salvini snubs far-right label for nationalist allies

    Italy's Salvini snubs far-right label for nationalist allies

    Friday, May 17 2019 9:40 AM EDT2019-05-17 13:40:22 GMT
    Italian vice premier Matteo Salvini is pledging new "shock" proposals to relaunch Italy's economy during a campaign rally for next week's European Parliament elections with representatives of 11 like-minded...More>>
    The leader of Italy's right-wing League party on Friday rejected the label "far-right" for an alliance of like-minded populist leaders that are aiming to join forces and weaken European Union bureaucracy after next...More>>
  • US sanctions ex-governor of Mexico's Nayarit state, judge

    US sanctions ex-governor of Mexico's Nayarit state, judge

    Friday, May 17 2019 3:32 PM EDT2019-05-17 19:32:37 GMT
    The U.S. Treasury Department says it has sanctioned a Mexican ex-governor and a Mexican judge under corruption and narcotics statutes.More>>
    The U.S. Treasury Department slapped sanctions Friday on a Mexican former governor already under suspicion in his home state of Nayarit, along with a Mexican judge, under corruption and narcotics statutes for purported...More>>
  • Basque separatist chief jailed in France, day after capture

    Basque separatist chief jailed in France, day after capture

    Friday, May 17 2019 3:00 PM EDT2019-05-17 19:00:37 GMT
    A longtime chief of the Basque militant separatist group ETA has been jailed in France, a day after his arrest in a French Alpine town ended 17 years on the run.More>>
    A longtime chief of the Basque militant separatist group ETA has been jailed in France, a day after his arrest in a French Alpine town ended 17 years on the run.More>>
  • Report: Brakes unused on fiery Russian plane that killed 41

    Report: Brakes unused on fiery Russian plane that killed 41

    Friday, May 17 2019 2:20 PM EDT2019-05-17 18:20:34 GMT
    A Russian state news agency says a report from the country's civil aviation authority indicates that the crew of an airliner that caught fire while making an emergency landing, killing 41 people, had not...More>>
    A Russian state news agency says a report from the country's civil aviation authority indicates that the crew of an airliner that caught fire while making an emergency landing, killing 41 people, had not deployed the...More>>
  • Algerians hold anti-government protest, jump on police vans

    Algerians hold anti-government protest, jump on police vans

    Friday, May 17 2019 1:08 PM EDT2019-05-17 17:08:31 GMT
    Protesters flooded the streets of Algeria for the 13th straight Friday, climbing atop police vans that were blocking the main demonstration site in the capital in a bold show of defiance.More>>
    Protesters flooded the streets of Algeria for the 13th straight Friday, climbing atop police vans that were blocking the main demonstration site in the capital in a bold show of defiance.More>>
  • Cuba bets on tourism as Trump restrictions take hold

    Cuba bets on tourism as Trump restrictions take hold

    Friday, May 17 2019 1:56 PM EDT2019-05-17 17:56:37 GMT
    The battle for Cuba's economic future is being waged on its beaches. And at its all-inclusive resorts, dive sites and cobblestoned colonial plazas.More>>
    The battle for Cuba's economic future is being waged on its beaches. And at its all-inclusive resorts, dive sites and cobblestoned colonial plazas.More>>
  • Council of Europe to allow Russia to vote again

    Council of Europe to allow Russia to vote again

    Friday, May 17 2019 3:08 AM EDT2019-05-17 07:08:50 GMT
    The Council of Europe has gathered for a ministerial meeting that could restore Russia's voting rights in the continent's main human rights watchdog.More>>
    The Council of Europe adopted a declaration Friday that allows Russia to start voting again at the continent's main human rights body despite its 2014 annexation of the Crimea Peninsula from Ukraine.More>>
  • No home birth: Harry and Meghan's Archie born in a hospital

    No home birth: Harry and Meghan's Archie born in a hospital

    Friday, May 17 2019 11:11 AM EDT2019-05-17 15:11:36 GMT
    Friday, May 17 2019 2:41 PM EDT2019-05-17 18:41:41 GMT
    (@SussexRoyal via AP). In this undated photo made available on Sunday, May 12, 2019 by @SussexRoyal, Meghan the Duchess of Sussex holds the feet of her baby, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, have rele...(@SussexRoyal via AP). In this undated photo made available on Sunday, May 12, 2019 by @SussexRoyal, Meghan the Duchess of Sussex holds the feet of her baby, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, have rele...
    (@SussexRoyal via AP). In this undated photo made available on Sunday, May 12, 2019 by @SussexRoyal, Meghan the Duchess of Sussex holds the feet of her baby, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, have rele...(@SussexRoyal via AP). In this undated photo made available on Sunday, May 12, 2019 by @SussexRoyal, Meghan the Duchess of Sussex holds the feet of her baby, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, have rele...
    The birth certificate for the son of Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, reveals that Archie was born in a private hospital in London.More>>
    The birth certificate for the son of Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, reveals that Archie was born in a private hospital in London.More>>
  • Italian court convicts 4 for deadly Turin soccer stampede

    Italian court convicts 4 for deadly Turin soccer stampede

    Friday, May 17 2019 12:42 PM EDT2019-05-17 16:42:11 GMT
    Friday, May 17 2019 1:52 PM EDT2019-05-17 17:52:10 GMT
    (Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA via AP). FILE - In this Saturday, June 3, 2017 file photo, Juventus fans leave San Carlo's square at the end of the Champions League final soccer match between Juventus and Real Madrid, in Turin, Italy. Four young men have bee...(Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA via AP). FILE - In this Saturday, June 3, 2017 file photo, Juventus fans leave San Carlo's square at the end of the Champions League final soccer match between Juventus and Real Madrid, in Turin, Italy. Four young men have bee...
    (Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA via AP). FILE - In this Saturday, June 3, 2017 file photo, Juventus fans leave San Carlo's square at the end of the Champions League final soccer match between Juventus and Real Madrid, in Turin, Italy. Four young men have bee...(Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA via AP). FILE - In this Saturday, June 3, 2017 file photo, Juventus fans leave San Carlo's square at the end of the Champions League final soccer match between Juventus and Real Madrid, in Turin, Italy. Four young men have bee...
    Four young men have been convicted of the deaths of two women in a soccer stampede in the northern Italian city of Turin and given prison sentences of just over 10 years.More>>
    Four young men have been convicted of the deaths of two women in a soccer stampede in the northern Italian city of Turin and given prison sentences of just over 10 years.More>>
  • Former UK doctor jailed for groping female patients

    Former UK doctor jailed for groping female patients

    Friday, May 17 2019 7:40 AM EDT2019-05-17 11:40:20 GMT
    A former British doctor has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for groping female patients including a 12-year-old child.More>>
    A former British doctor has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for groping female patients including a 12-year-old child.More>>
  • German parliament denounces Israel boycott movement

    German parliament denounces Israel boycott movement

    Friday, May 17 2019 10:11 AM EDT2019-05-17 14:11:57 GMT
    Friday, May 17 2019 1:41 PM EDT2019-05-17 17:41:51 GMT
    German lawmakers have approved a resolution denouncing the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement against Israel and describing its methods as anti-Semitic.More>>
    German lawmakers on Friday approved a resolution denouncing the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement against Israel, describing its methods as anti-Semitic and reminiscent of Nazi-era calls to boycott Jews.More>>
  • Neo-Nazi who planned to kill UK lawmaker is jailed for life

    Neo-Nazi who planned to kill UK lawmaker is jailed for life

    Friday, May 17 2019 8:31 AM EDT2019-05-17 12:31:51 GMT
    Friday, May 17 2019 12:44 PM EDT2019-05-17 16:44:30 GMT
    A British judge has sentenced an alleged member of a banned British neo-Nazi group to life in prison for planning to murder a lawmaker.More>>
    A judge in Britain has sentenced an alleged member of a banned British neo-Nazi group to life in prison for planning to murder a U.K. lawmaker.More>>
  • Putin hails new Russian laser weapons

    Putin hails new Russian laser weapons

    Friday, May 17 2019 12:28 PM EDT2019-05-17 16:28:30 GMT
    President Vladimir Putin says that new types of laser weapons developed in Russia will significantly enhance the nation's military capability.More>>
    President Vladimir Putin says that new types of laser weapons developed in Russia will significantly enhance the nation's military capability.More>>
  • UN urges public inquiry into abuse by British troops in Iraq

    UN urges public inquiry into abuse by British troops in Iraq

    Friday, May 17 2019 11:21 AM EDT2019-05-17 15:21:46 GMT
    Friday, May 17 2019 12:31 PM EDT2019-05-17 16:31:34 GMT
    A U.N. committee is calling for an independent public inquiry to investigate allegations of unlawful killings and torture by British troops in Iraq.More>>
    A U.N. committee is calling for an independent public inquiry to investigate allegations of unlawful killings and torture by British troops in Iraq.More>>
  • In Cannes, a gory Western stands against Bolsonaro's Brazil

    In Cannes, a gory Western stands against Bolsonaro's Brazil

    Thursday, May 16 2019 11:40 AM EDT2019-05-16 15:40:31 GMT
    Kleber Mendonca Filho's feverish and violent Brazilian Western "Bacurau" has given the Cannes Film Festival its most searing political statement yet.More>>
    Kleber Mendonca Filho's Cannes entry "Bacurau" is a feverish and violent Western about a rural Brazilian community defending itself from a hard-to-comprehend invasion. For the filmmakers, it's not so different than...More>>
  • Louvre museum pays tribute to pyramid's architect Pei

    Louvre museum pays tribute to pyramid's architect Pei

    Friday, May 17 2019 5:51 AM EDT2019-05-17 09:51:15 GMT
    Friday, May 17 2019 11:41 AM EDT2019-05-17 15:41:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pierre Gleizes, File). FILE - In this March 29, 1989, file photo, Chinese-American architect I.M. Pei laughs while posing for a portrait in front of the Louvre glass pyramid, which he designed, in the museum's Napoleon Courtyard, prior to its...(AP Photo/Pierre Gleizes, File). FILE - In this March 29, 1989, file photo, Chinese-American architect I.M. Pei laughs while posing for a portrait in front of the Louvre glass pyramid, which he designed, in the museum's Napoleon Courtyard, prior to its...
    (AP Photo/Pierre Gleizes, File). FILE - In this March 29, 1989, file photo, Chinese-American architect I.M. Pei laughs while posing for a portrait in front of the Louvre glass pyramid, which he designed, in the museum's Napoleon Courtyard, prior to its...(AP Photo/Pierre Gleizes, File). FILE - In this March 29, 1989, file photo, Chinese-American architect I.M. Pei laughs while posing for a portrait in front of the Louvre glass pyramid, which he designed, in the museum's Napoleon Courtyard, prior to its...
    Paris' Louvre museum is paying tribute to the architect of its giant glass pyramid, I.M. Pei, who has died at age 102.More>>
    The Louvre museum in Paris paid tribute Friday to the architect of its giant glass pyramid, I.M. Pei who died earlier this week at the age of 102 at his home in New York City.More>>
  • India's ruling party takes election battle to West Bengal

    India's ruling party takes election battle to West Bengal

    Friday, May 17 2019 6:04 AM EDT2019-05-17 10:04:16 GMT
    India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken his ruling party's fight to the state of West Bengal, where it hopes to retain a majority in staggered general elections concluding this week.More>>
    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken his ruling party's fight to the state of West Bengal, where it hopes to retain a majority in staggered general elections concluding this week by diluting the strength of a...More>>
  • I.M. Pei's legacy stretched from the West to the East

    I.M. Pei's legacy stretched from the West to the East

    Friday, May 17 2019 5:40 AM EDT2019-05-17 09:40:15 GMT
    The legacy of American architect I.M. Pei stretches from west to east, from the Louvre museum to his native China, where he helped fuse tradition and modernity as the country opened up after the Cultural Revolution.More>>
    The legacy of American architect I.M. Pei stretches from west to east, from the Louvre museum to his native China, where he helped fuse tradition and modernity as the country opened up after the Cultural Revolution.More>>
  • EU extends sanctions against Assad's Syria regime for a year

    EU extends sanctions against Assad's Syria regime for a year

    Friday, May 17 2019 9:48 AM EDT2019-05-17 13:48:23 GMT
    The European Union is prolonging sanctions against the Syrian regime of President Bashar Assad for a year due to its continued crackdown against civilians in the war-ravaged country.More>>
    The European Union is prolonging sanctions against the Syrian regime of President Bashar Assad for a year due to its continued crackdown against civilians in the war-ravaged country.More>>
  • 2 men charged in years of sex abuses at German campsite

    2 men charged in years of sex abuses at German campsite

    Friday, May 17 2019 9:40 AM EDT2019-05-17 13:40:23 GMT
    German authorities say they have charged two men for allegedly being involved in sexually abusing children at a campsite for years.More>>
    German authorities say they have charged two men for allegedly being involved in sexually abusing children at a campsite for years.More>>
  • Croatia's WWII divisions in the open as Merkel visits

    Croatia's WWII divisions in the open as Merkel visits

    Friday, May 17 2019 7:48 AM EDT2019-05-17 11:48:23 GMT
    Croatia's divisions over its World War II legacy will be out in the open when German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits the country to drum up support for moderate, conservative candidates in the upcoming...More>>
    Croatia's divisions over its World War II legacy will be out in the open when German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits the country to drum up support for moderate, conservative candidates in the upcoming elections to the...More>>
  • US, European officials bring charges in global malware case

    US, European officials bring charges in global malware case

    Thursday, May 16 2019 8:04 AM EDT2019-05-16 12:04:22 GMT
    Officials from the United States and Europe are announcing criminal charges against 10 people in connection with malicious software attacks that infected tens of thousands of computers and caused more than $100...More>>
    Ten people, including five Russian fugitives, have been charged in connection with malicious software attacks that infected tens of thousands of computers worldwide and sought to steal $100 million from victims, U.S. and...More>>
  • Vatican high court absolves priest of advances in confession

    Vatican high court absolves priest of advances in confession

    Friday, May 17 2019 8:51 AM EDT2019-05-17 12:51:40 GMT
    Friday, May 17 2019 9:32 AM EDT2019-05-17 13:32:19 GMT
    The Vatican's high court has absolved a top Holy See official of charges he made sexual advances against a nun during confession.More>>
    The Vatican's high court has absolved a top Holy See official of charges that he made sexual advances against a nun during confession.More>>
  • Ukraine's coalition collapses in blow to president-elect

    Ukraine's coalition collapses in blow to president-elect

    Friday, May 17 2019 5:08 AM EDT2019-05-17 09:08:13 GMT
    Ukraine's ruling parliamentary coalition has collapsed in what represents a setback for the country's president-elect's plans to hold early elections.More>>
    Ukraine's ruling parliamentary coalition collapsed on Friday in what represents a setback for the president-elect's plans to hold early elections.More>>
  • Morocco says it's cutting illegal migrant crossings to Spain

    Morocco says it's cutting illegal migrant crossings to Spain

    Friday, May 17 2019 5:40 AM EDT2019-05-17 09:40:15 GMT
    The North African kingdom of Morocco is using new tactics to cut into the surge of migrants seeking to use it as a springboard to get to Europe, stopping about 25,000 attempts to reach Spain so far this year,...More>>
    The North African kingdom of Morocco is using new tactics to cut into the surge of migrants seeking to use it as a springboard to get to Europe, stopping about 25,000 attempts to reach Spain so far this year, mainly via...More>>
  • Australian leader says 2 Rwandans aren't massacre suspects

    Australian leader says 2 Rwandans aren't massacre suspects

    Thursday, May 16 2019 11:32 PM EDT2019-05-17 03:32:50 GMT
    Australia's prime minister has denied media reports that that two Rwandan refugees resettled in Australia are suspects in the massacre of eight tourists in Uganda 20 years ago.More>>
    Australia's prime minister said on Friday that two Rwandan refugees who resettled in Australia after 15 years in U.S. detention are no longer suspects in the massacre of eight tourists in Uganda 20 years ago.More>>
  • Political hero's death overshadows Australian campaign

    Political hero's death overshadows Australian campaign

    Thursday, May 16 2019 6:36 PM EDT2019-05-16 22:36:44 GMT
    Australia's opposition leader says he wants to win elections on Saturday for his Australian political hero whose death overshadows the final days of campaigning.More>>
    Australia's opposition leader said he wants to win elections on Saturday for his Australian political hero whose death overshadows the final days of campaigning.More>>
  • Brussels Jewish Museum attacker transferred to France

    Brussels Jewish Museum attacker transferred to France

    Friday, May 17 2019 5:24 AM EDT2019-05-17 09:24:14 GMT
    The French leader of the 2014 attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels has been transferred to France in relation to the hostage taking of French journalists in Syria.More>>
    The French leader of the 2014 attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels has been transferred to France in relation to the hostage taking of French journalists in Syria.More>>
  • Mediation in Norway aims to resolve Venezuela crisis

    Mediation in Norway aims to resolve Venezuela crisis

    Thursday, May 16 2019 12:04 AM EDT2019-05-16 04:04:53 GMT
    The Venezuelan government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American country's crisis, though their mutual mistrust and differences on key issues are likely...More>>
    Diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving Venezuela's crisis accelerated on Thursday as the government and opposition sent envoys to talks in Norway, though the two sides' mutual mistrust and differences on key issues...More>>
  • I.M. Pei, architect who designed Louvre Pyramid, dies at 102

    I.M. Pei, architect who designed Louvre Pyramid, dies at 102

    Thursday, May 16 2019 6:51 PM EDT2019-05-16 22:51:41 GMT
    Friday, May 17 2019 5:31 AM EDT2019-05-17 09:31:21 GMT
    I.M. Pei, the globe-trotting architect who revived the Louvre museum in Paris with a giant glass pyramid and captured the spirit of rebellion at the multi-shaped Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has died at age 102.More>>
    I.M. Pei (PAY), the versatile, globe-trotting architect who revived the Louvre with a giant glass pyramid and captured the spirit of rebellion at the multi-shaped Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has died at age 102.More>>
  • Japan's trade negotiator: US won't impose quotas on autos

    Japan's trade negotiator: US won't impose quotas on autos

    Friday, May 17 2019 1:00 AM EDT2019-05-17 05:00:41 GMT
    Japan's trade negotiator has said Washington won't be demanding any numerical restrictions on Japanese auto exports to the U.S.More>>
    Japan's trade negotiator said Friday Washington won't be demanding any numerical restrictions on Japanese auto exports to the U.S.More>>
  • Basque militant ETA chief arrested after 17 years on the run

    Basque militant ETA chief arrested after 17 years on the run

    Thursday, May 16 2019 3:32 AM EDT2019-05-16 07:32:51 GMT
    Spain's Interior Ministry says that a longtime chief of the Basque separatist militant group ETA has been arrested in the French Alps.More>>
    A longtime chief of the Basque militant separatist group ETA was arrested Thursday in a French Alps town after being on the run for 17 years, Spanish authorities said, proudly announcing the capture of a man accused of...More>>
  • Saudis blame Iran for drone attack amid calls for US strikes

    Saudis blame Iran for drone attack amid calls for US strikes

    Thursday, May 16 2019 1:31 AM EDT2019-05-16 05:31:42 GMT
    Friday, May 17 2019 4:01 AM EDT2019-05-17 08:01:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, Pool). Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, right, walks to meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Abe's official residence in Tokyo Thursday, May 16, 2019. Iran’s foreign minister has said his country is committ...(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, Pool). Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, right, walks to meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Abe's official residence in Tokyo Thursday, May 16, 2019. Iran’s foreign minister has said his country is committ...
    (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, Pool). Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, right, walks to meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Abe's official residence in Tokyo Thursday, May 16, 2019. Iran’s foreign minister has said his country is committ...(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, Pool). Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, right, walks to meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Abe's official residence in Tokyo Thursday, May 16, 2019. Iran’s foreign minister has said his country is committ...
    Iran's top diplomat says his country committed to nuclear deal but escalating US sanctions 'unacceptable'.More>>
    Saudi Arabia accused Tehran of being behind a drone strike that shut down a key oil pipeline in the kingdom, and a newspaper close to the palace called for Washington to launch "surgical" strikes on Iran, raising the...More>>
  • Small plane crashes near Dubai's busy airport, killing 4

    Small plane crashes near Dubai's busy airport, killing 4

    Thursday, May 16 2019 1:32 PM EDT2019-05-16 17:32:32 GMT
    Dubai says a small plane has crashed near the busy Dubai International Airport, killing at least two people.More>>
    A small plane involved in upgrading a runway at Dubai International Airport crashed Thursday night, killing four people and halting traffic at the world's busiest airport for international travel for nearly an hour.More>>
  • Eric Talmadge, AP's North Korea bureau chief, dead at 57

    Eric Talmadge, AP's North Korea bureau chief, dead at 57

    Thursday, May 16 2019 8:51 AM EDT2019-05-16 12:51:52 GMT
    Friday, May 17 2019 3:01 AM EDT2019-05-17 07:01:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E). This Monday, May 9, 2016 photo shows The Associated Press' Pyongyang Bureau Chief Eric Talmadge in front of the April 25 House of Culture where the party congress is held in the North Korean capital. Talmadge, who as North Korea...(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E). This Monday, May 9, 2016 photo shows The Associated Press' Pyongyang Bureau Chief Eric Talmadge in front of the April 25 House of Culture where the party congress is held in the North Korean capital. Talmadge, who as North Korea...
    (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E). This Monday, May 9, 2016 photo shows The Associated Press' Pyongyang Bureau Chief Eric Talmadge in front of the April 25 House of Culture where the party congress is held in the North Korean capital. Talmadge, who as North Korea...(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E). This Monday, May 9, 2016 photo shows The Associated Press' Pyongyang Bureau Chief Eric Talmadge in front of the April 25 House of Culture where the party congress is held in the North Korean capital. Talmadge, who as North Korea...
    Eric Talmadge, who as North Korea bureau chief for The Associated Press tenaciously chronicled life and politics in one of the world's least-understood nations, has died in Japan at the age of 57.More>>
    Eric Talmadge, who as North Korea bureau chief for The Associated Press tenaciously chronicled life and politics in one of the world's least-understood nations, has died. He was 57.More>>
  • Bomb-laden drones of Yemen rebels threaten Arabian Peninsula

    Bomb-laden drones of Yemen rebels threaten Arabian Peninsula

    Thursday, May 16 2019 10:04 AM EDT2019-05-16 14:04:24 GMT
    A Yemen rebel drone strike this week on a critical Saudi oil pipeline shows that the otherwise-peaceful sandy reaches of the Arabian Peninsula now are at risk of similar assault, including an under-construction...More>>
    A Yemen rebel drone strike this week on a critical Saudi oil pipeline shows that the otherwise-peaceful sandy reaches of the Arabian Peninsula now are at risk of similar assault, including an under-construction nuclear...More>>
  • Court ruling puts Guatemala vote, anti-graft fight in doubt

    Court ruling puts Guatemala vote, anti-graft fight in doubt

    Thursday, May 16 2019 5:16 PM EDT2019-05-16 21:16:38 GMT
    A high court ruling barring a crusading former prosecutor's candidacy has turned Guatemala's presidential election on its ear less than a month before the vote.More>>
    A high court ruling barring a crusading former prosecutor's candidacy has turned Guatemala's presidential election on its ear less than a month before the vote, and raised concerns about what will happen to years...More>>
  • 'I won't forget': Trump pardons supportive ex-media mogul

    'I won't forget': Trump pardons supportive ex-media mogul

    Thursday, May 16 2019 2:36 PM EDT2019-05-16 18:36:23 GMT
    Flattery will get you everywhere.More>>
    Flattery will get you everywhere.More>>
  • Putin calls for compromise over Orthodox cathedral standoff

    Putin calls for compromise over Orthodox cathedral standoff

    Thursday, May 16 2019 4:04 AM EDT2019-05-16 08:04:12 GMT
    Several dozen people have been detained at a rally to protest the construction of a cathedral in a popular park in Russia's fourth-largest city.More>>
    Russian President Vladimir Putin called for a compromise Thursday to ease tensions over a plan to build a Russian Orthodox cathedral in a popular park in the nation's fourth-largest city that has sparked protests and...More>>
  • My kind of mix-up: $5,760 bottle of wine served by mistake

    My kind of mix-up: $5,760 bottle of wine served by mistake

    Thursday, May 16 2019 4:36 PM EDT2019-05-16 20:36:39 GMT
    A British restaurant has given some customers an unexpected treat, accidently serving them a 4,500-pound ($5,760) bottle of red wine.More>>
    A British restaurant has given some customers an unexpected treat, accidentally serving them a 4,500-pound ($5,760) bottle of red wine.More>>
  • Russian TV channel uncovers fraud in talent show voting

    Russian TV channel uncovers fraud in talent show voting

    Thursday, May 16 2019 10:41 AM EDT2019-05-16 14:41:44 GMT
    Thursday, May 16 2019 5:52 PM EDT2019-05-16 21:52:37 GMT
    Russia's Channel One TV has annulled the results of a popular TV talent show after uncovering evidence of fraud in its most recent competition that led to a landslide win for a pop star's daughter.More>>
    Russia's Channel One TV on Thursday annulled the results of a popular TV talent show after uncovering evidence of fraud in its most recent competition that led to a landslide win for a pop star's daughter.More>>
  • UK PM May promises timetable in June for her exit date

    UK PM May promises timetable in June for her exit date

    Thursday, May 16 2019 5:31 AM EDT2019-05-16 09:31:37 GMT
    Thursday, May 16 2019 5:02 PM EDT2019-05-16 21:02:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alastair Grant). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street for her weekly Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons in London, Wednesday, May 15, 2019.(AP Photo/Alastair Grant). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street for her weekly Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons in London, Wednesday, May 15, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Alastair Grant). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street for her weekly Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons in London, Wednesday, May 15, 2019.(AP Photo/Alastair Grant). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street for her weekly Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons in London, Wednesday, May 15, 2019.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing an uncomfortable meeting with Conservative Party lawmakers who are demanding she quit within weeks.More>>
    British Prime Minister Theresa May fended off pressure Thursday from Conservative Party lawmakers demanding that she set a date for her resignation, buying herself a few more weeks to try to unblock Britain's Brexit...More>>
  • Facebook busts Israel-based campaign to disrupt elections

    Facebook busts Israel-based campaign to disrupt elections

    Thursday, May 16 2019 9:41 AM EDT2019-05-16 13:41:18 GMT
    Thursday, May 16 2019 4:41 PM EDT2019-05-16 20:41:36 GMT
    Facebook says it has identified an Israeli-led influence campaign aimed at disrupting elections in various countries and has canceled dozens of accounts that engaged in spreading disinformation.More>>
    Facebook said Thursday it banned an Israeli company that ran an influence campaign aimed at disrupting elections in various countries and has canceled dozens of accounts engaged in spreading disinformation.More>>
  • China criticizes US action against Huawei

    China criticizes US action against Huawei

    Thursday, May 16 2019 6:11 AM EDT2019-05-16 10:11:14 GMT
    Thursday, May 16 2019 3:21 PM EDT2019-05-16 19:21:34 GMT
    (Chinatopix via AP). Shoppers browse smartphones at a Huawei retail store in Hangzhou in eastern China's Zhejiang province, Thursday, May 16, 2019. In a fateful swipe at telecommunications giant Huawei, the Trump administration issued an executive orde...(Chinatopix via AP). Shoppers browse smartphones at a Huawei retail store in Hangzhou in eastern China's Zhejiang province, Thursday, May 16, 2019. In a fateful swipe at telecommunications giant Huawei, the Trump administration issued an executive orde...
    (Chinatopix via AP). Shoppers browse smartphones at a Huawei retail store in Hangzhou in eastern China's Zhejiang province, Thursday, May 16, 2019. In a fateful swipe at telecommunications giant Huawei, the Trump administration issued an executive orde...(Chinatopix via AP). Shoppers browse smartphones at a Huawei retail store in Hangzhou in eastern China's Zhejiang province, Thursday, May 16, 2019. In a fateful swipe at telecommunications giant Huawei, the Trump administration issued an executive orde...
    China criticizes Washington export controls on tech giant Huawei, says it will 'resolutely safeguard' its companies.More>>
    China vowed Thursday to "resolutely safeguard" Chinese companies after Washington labeled telecom equipment giant Huawei a security risk and imposed export curbs on U.S. technology sales to the company.More>>
  • Huawei hit by US export controls, potential import ban

    Huawei hit by US export controls, potential import ban

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 5:08 PM EDT2019-05-15 21:08:40 GMT
    President Donald Trump is issuing an executive order to help protect the United States against foreign adversaries that are taking advantage of technological vulnerabilities to threaten U.S. communications systems.More>>
    By FRANK BAJAK and TALI ARBEL Associated PressMore>>
  • 24 in Morocco face trial in Nordic hikers' slayings

    24 in Morocco face trial in Nordic hikers' slayings

    Thursday, May 16 2019 10:12 AM EDT2019-05-16 14:12:26 GMT
    Twenty-four people have gone on trial in Morocco on terrorism charges for the brutal slaying of two Scandinavian women hikers that shocked Denmark, Norway and Morocco itself.More>>
    Twenty-four people went on trial Thursday in Morocco on terrorism charges for the brutal slaying of two Scandinavian women hikers that was then shared on social networks.More>>
  • Philippines recalls envoys in Canada over trash shipments

    Philippines recalls envoys in Canada over trash shipments

    Thursday, May 16 2019 12:51 AM EDT2019-05-16 04:51:37 GMT
    Thursday, May 16 2019 1:21 PM EDT2019-05-16 17:21:50 GMT
    The Philippine foreign secretary says the ambassador and consuls in Canada are being recalled over Ottawa's failure to take back truckloads of garbage that Filipino officials say were illegally shipped to the...More>>
    The Philippines is recalling its ambassador and consuls in Canada over Ottawa's failure to comply with a deadline to take back truckloads of garbage that Filipino officials say were illegally shipped to the Philippines...More>>
  • Struggling Macron pleads for stronger Europe before EU vote

    Struggling Macron pleads for stronger Europe before EU vote

    Thursday, May 16 2019 11:00 AM EDT2019-05-16 15:00:27 GMT
    Ahead of important European elections, French President Emmanuel Macron is pleading for a stronger Europe to stand up to U.S. and Chinese dominance.More>>
    Ahead of important European elections, French President Emmanuel Macron is pleading for a stronger Europe to stand up to U.S. and Chinese dominance.More>>
  • Ex-Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke dies at age 89

    Ex-Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke dies at age 89

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    Bob Hawke, one of Australia's longest-serving prime ministers, has died at age 89.More>>
    Bob Hawke, Australia's longest-serving Labor Party prime minister, whose charisma and powers of persuasion earned him near-folk hero status among many Australians, died on Thursday, his wife said. He was 89.More>>
  • Islamic State group claims deadly ambush on Niger soldiers

    Islamic State group claims deadly ambush on Niger soldiers

    Thursday, May 16 2019 6:21 AM EDT2019-05-16 10:21:56 GMT
    Thursday, May 16 2019 11:23 AM EDT2019-05-16 15:23:08 GMT
    17 soldiers killed in Niger, 11 said missing after ambush by jihadists.More>>
    Jihadists linked to the Islamic State group on Thursday claimed responsibility for ambushing a military convoy in the West African nation of Niger, killing 28 soldiers in an area near the Malian border where extremists...More>>
  • Ukraine's new president set to be sworn in next week

    Ukraine's new president set to be sworn in next week

    Thursday, May 16 2019 5:00 AM EDT2019-05-16 09:00:14 GMT
    Ukraine's parliament has voted to swear the new president into office next week, opening the possibility of a snap parliamentary election.More>>
    Ukraine's parliament on Thursday voted to swear the new president into office next week, opening the possibility of a snap parliamentary election.More>>
  • Sri Lanka's hotels, beaches, eateries now empty of tourists

    Sri Lanka's hotels, beaches, eateries now empty of tourists

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 11:22 PM EDT2019-05-16 03:22:06 GMT
    Thursday, May 16 2019 8:51 AM EDT2019-05-16 12:51:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena). In this Friday, May 10, 2019, photo, the 17th century built Dutch fort, which was a popular tourist site, stands empty in Galle, Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka was the Lonely Planet guide’s top travel destination for 2019, but sinc...(AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena). In this Friday, May 10, 2019, photo, the 17th century built Dutch fort, which was a popular tourist site, stands empty in Galle, Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka was the Lonely Planet guide’s top travel destination for 2019, but sinc...
    (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena). In this Friday, May 10, 2019, photo, the 17th century built Dutch fort, which was a popular tourist site, stands empty in Galle, Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka was the Lonely Planet guide’s top travel destination for 2019, but sinc...(AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena). In this Friday, May 10, 2019, photo, the 17th century built Dutch fort, which was a popular tourist site, stands empty in Galle, Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka was the Lonely Planet guide’s top travel destination for 2019, but sinc...
    Sri Lanka was the Lonely Planet guide's top travel destination for 2019, but since the Easter Sunday attacks on churches and luxury hotels, foreign tourists have fled.More>>
    Sipping fresh coconut water while sunbathing on deserted Hikkaduwa beach, Alexi Konchayenko, a sports trainer from Ukraine, struck a stoical note.More>>
  • Trump's Iran moves trigger warnings, demands from Congress

    Trump's Iran moves trigger warnings, demands from Congress

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 12:12 PM EDT2019-05-15 16:12:19 GMT
    Thursday, May 16 2019 8:22 AM EDT2019-05-16 12:22:10 GMT
    Top leaders of Congress will receiving a classified briefing on the Middle East as lawmakers are demanding answers from the White House over President Donald Trump's actions toward Iran.More>>
    Lawmakers from both parties in Congress demanded more information on the White House's claims of rising threats in the Middle East, warning President Donald Trump off a dangerous escalation with Iran.More>>
  • Venezuelan government, opposition to talk in Norway

    Venezuelan government, opposition to talk in Norway

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 5:08 PM EDT2019-05-15 21:08:40 GMT
    The United States on Wednesday suspended all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the U.S. and Venezuela, saying the political unrest and tensions there pose a risk to flights.More>>
    Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the crisis in the South American country, officials said Wednesday, opening a new chapter in a political stalemate after...More>>
  • At least 9 trapped in Shanghai building collapse

    At least 9 trapped in Shanghai building collapse

    Thursday, May 16 2019 2:42 AM EDT2019-05-16 06:42:39 GMT
    Thursday, May 16 2019 6:32 AM EDT2019-05-16 10:32:06 GMT
    At least 9 people are trapped in a building collapse in China's financial hub of Shanghai, 11 pulled from rubble.More>>
    A building that was being refurbished collapsed Thursday in downtown Shanghai, and at least nine people are trapped while 11 have been pulled from the rubble.More>>
  • FAA chief defends handling of Boeing Max safety approval

    FAA chief defends handling of Boeing Max safety approval

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 7:32 AM EDT2019-05-15 11:32:09 GMT
    With Congress stepping up its investigation into the troubled Boeing 737 Max airliner and how it passed regulatory safety checks, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration will appear before a House aviation...More>>
    The acting chief of the Federal Aviation Administration defended his agency's safety certification of the Boeing 737 Max jetliner, the plane involved in two deadly crashes, and the FAA's decision not to ground the...More>>
  • AP Interview: EU elections could be boon for conservatives

    AP Interview: EU elections could be boon for conservatives

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 3:08 AM EDT2019-05-15 07:08:50 GMT
    The European Parliament is expected to be a different legislature after next week's election and leading Czech conservative lawmaker Jan Zahradil is hoping that voters embrace the idea of a scaled-back European...More>>
    The European Parliament is expected to be a different legislature after next week's election and leading Czech conservative lawmaker Jan Zahradil is hoping that voters embrace the idea of a scaled-back European Union.More>>
  • The Latest: Venezuela gov't, opposition in Norway for talks

    The Latest: Venezuela gov't, opposition in Norway for talks

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 9:24 PM EDT2019-05-16 01:24:49 GMT
    The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local):More>>
    The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local):More>>
  • US abstains from global pledge to curb online violence

    US abstains from global pledge to curb online violence

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 3:52 AM EDT2019-05-15 07:52:02 GMT
    Thursday, May 16 2019 2:42 AM EDT2019-05-16 06:42:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thibault Camus). New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, right, smiles prior to give a press conference, at the OECD headquarters, in Paris, Tuesday, May 14, 2019. The leaders of France and New Zealand will make a joint push to eliminate a...(AP Photo/Thibault Camus). New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, right, smiles prior to give a press conference, at the OECD headquarters, in Paris, Tuesday, May 14, 2019. The leaders of France and New Zealand will make a joint push to eliminate a...
    (AP Photo/Thibault Camus). New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, right, smiles prior to give a press conference, at the OECD headquarters, in Paris, Tuesday, May 14, 2019. The leaders of France and New Zealand will make a joint push to eliminate a...(AP Photo/Thibault Camus). New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, right, smiles prior to give a press conference, at the OECD headquarters, in Paris, Tuesday, May 14, 2019. The leaders of France and New Zealand will make a joint push to eliminate a...
    Several world leaders and tech bosses are meeting in Paris to find ways to stop acts of violent extremism from being shown online.More>>
    The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing respect for "freedom of expression and...More>>
  • US pulls nonessential staff from Iraq amid Mideast tensions

    US pulls nonessential staff from Iraq amid Mideast tensions

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 2:20 AM EDT2019-05-15 06:20:46 GMT
    A satellite image obtained by The Associated Press shows one of the two pumping stations attacked by drones in Saudi Arabia apparently intact.More>>
    The U.S. on Wednesday ordered all nonessential government staff to leave Iraq, and Germany and the Netherlands both suspended their military assistance programs in the country in the latest sign of tensions sweeping the...More>>
  • North Korea says it is suffering worst drought in decades

    North Korea says it is suffering worst drought in decades

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 5:31 AM EDT2019-05-15 09:31:54 GMT
    Thursday, May 16 2019 1:32 AM EDT2019-05-16 05:32:46 GMT
    North Korea says it is suffering its worst drought in nearly four decades amid concern about a food crisis in the country.More>>
    North Korea said Wednesday it is suffering its worst drought in nearly four decades amid reports of severe food shortages.More>>
  • Sudan's army, protesters strike some deals in negotiations

    Sudan's army, protesters strike some deals in negotiations

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 5:16 AM EDT2019-05-15 09:16:13 GMT
    Sudan's ruling generals and the protesters who drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month say they're making progress in negotiations and have agreed on the length of the country's transition...More>>
    Sudan's ruling generals and opposition leaders behind the protests that drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month said Wednesday they have made significant progress in negotiations and have agreed on the...More>>
  • Poland demands reaction over assault of ambassador to Israel

    Poland demands reaction over assault of ambassador to Israel

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 4:51 AM EDT2019-05-15 08:51:56 GMT
    Thursday, May 16 2019 12:12 AM EDT2019-05-16 04:12:44 GMT
    Poland's Foreign Ministry says it has summoned the Israel ambassador after the Polish ambassador to Israel was assaulted and insulted on the streets of Tel Aviv.More>>
    Poland's prime minister on Wednesday condemned what he described as a "xenophobic act of aggression" on the country's ambassador to Israel, who was spat at and verbally abused on a Tel Aviv street at a time of...More>>
  • Global stocks subdued as trade dispute remains in focus

    Global stocks subdued as trade dispute remains in focus

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 2:11 AM EDT2019-05-15 06:11:42 GMT
    Wednesday, May 15 2019 10:42 PM EDT2019-05-16 02:42:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). A currency trader watches the computer monitors near the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). A currency trader watches the computer monitors near the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing...
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). A currency trader watches the computer monitors near the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). A currency trader watches the computer monitors near the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing...
    Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher after Trump downplays impact of tariff war with Beijing, says resolution possible.More>>
    Stock markets mostly turned lower in European trading Wednesday over the trade dispute between the U.S. and China, even though President Donald Trump said a settlement was still possible.More>>
  • Happy 130th birthday, Eiffel Tower: Laser show for Iron Lady

    Happy 130th birthday, Eiffel Tower: Laser show for Iron Lady

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 8:36 AM EDT2019-05-15 12:36:22 GMT
    Paris is wishing the Eiffel Tower a happy birthday with an elaborate laser show retracing the monument's 130-year history.More>>
    Paris is wishing the Eiffel Tower a happy birthday on Wednesday with an elaborate laser show retracing the monument's 130-year history.More>>
  • Migration and Trump on the menu as EU candidates face off

    Migration and Trump on the menu as EU candidates face off

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 5:21 AM EDT2019-05-15 09:21:51 GMT
    Wednesday, May 15 2019 7:23 PM EDT2019-05-15 23:23:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, is greeted by European Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan prior to a meeting of the College of Commissioners at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, May 15, 2019.(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, is greeted by European Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan prior to a meeting of the College of Commissioners at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, May 15, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, is greeted by European Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan prior to a meeting of the College of Commissioners at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, May 15, 2019.(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, is greeted by European Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan prior to a meeting of the College of Commissioners at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, May 15, 2019.
    Leading candidates in the EU elections are facing off later Wednesday in a final televised debate before millions of people take part in the world's biggest transnational polls on May 23-26.More>>
    Leading candidates in the European Union elections are gearing up for a final televised debate before millions of people take part in the world's biggest transnational polls on May 23-26.More>>
  • Greek court clears 9 jailed before Erdogan visit

    Greek court clears 9 jailed before Erdogan visit

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 1:40 PM EDT2019-05-15 17:40:32 GMT
    A Greek court has cleared of terrorism and criminal arms charges nine people arrested in Athens ahead of a 2017 visit by Turkey's president and accused of belonging to a Turkish militant group.More>>
    Nine people jailed before a 2017 visit by Turkey's president and accused of belonging to a militant group were cleared of terrorism and criminal arms charges in Greece on Wednesday.More>>
  • Correction: United States-Iran-Mideast story

    Correction: United States-Iran-Mideast story

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 1:00 AM EDT2019-05-15 05:00:41 GMT
    International worries that the Trump administration is sliding toward war with Iran flared into the open amid skepticism about its claims that the Islamic Republic poses a growing threat to the U.S. and its allies...More>>
    In a May 14 story about US-Iran tensions, The Associated Press misquoted a British general who disputed the U.S. assessment of security threats from Iran. The story quoted Maj. Gen. Chris Ghika as saying he has not...More>>
  • Thousands protest against cathedral in Russian city

    Thousands protest against cathedral in Russian city

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 11:48 AM EDT2019-05-15 15:48:29 GMT
    Hundreds of riot police have surrounded a park in Russia's fourth-largest city before what's expected to be a third consecutive day of protests against building a new cathedral.More>>
    Several thousand people rallied on Wednesday in Russia's fourth-largest city as the showdown between authorities and activists protesting the plans to a build a new cathedral in a local park entered its third day.More>>
  • Germany's Merkel welcomes European unity over Iran

    Germany's Merkel welcomes European unity over Iran

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 1:24 PM EDT2019-05-15 17:24:32 GMT
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Europe needs to "reposition" itself in a changing world and is welcoming EU powers' unity over Iran, a contrast with their deep divisions over the Iraq war 16 years ago.More>>
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that Europe needs to "reposition" itself in a changing world and is welcoming European powers' unity over Iran, a contrast with their deep divisions over the Iraq war 16 years ago.More>>
  • Sherpa climber scales Mount Everest for record 23rd time

    Sherpa climber scales Mount Everest for record 23rd time

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 12:52 AM EDT2019-05-15 04:52:40 GMT
    Sherpa guide Kami Rita has scaled Mount Everest for a 23rd time, breaking his own record for the most successful ascents of the world's highest peak.More>>
    Sherpa climber Kami Rita scaled Mount Everest on Wednesday for a 23rd time, breaking his own record for the most successful ascents of the world's highest peak.More>>
  • Key events raising tensions in the Persian Gulf

    Key events raising tensions in the Persian Gulf

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 11:51 AM EDT2019-05-15 15:51:49 GMT
    Wednesday, May 15 2019 1:42 PM EDT2019-05-15 17:42:03 GMT
    (Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Michael Singley, U.S. Navy via AP). In this Friday, May 10, 2019 photo released by the U.S. Navy, an F/A-18E Super Hornet aircraft gets ready to launch from the flight deck the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abr...(Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Michael Singley, U.S. Navy via AP). In this Friday, May 10, 2019 photo released by the U.S. Navy, an F/A-18E Super Hornet aircraft gets ready to launch from the flight deck the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abr...
    (Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Michael Singley, U.S. Navy via AP). In this Friday, May 10, 2019 photo released by the U.S. Navy, an F/A-18E Super Hornet aircraft gets ready to launch from the flight deck the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abr...(Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Michael Singley, U.S. Navy via AP). In this Friday, May 10, 2019 photo released by the U.S. Navy, an F/A-18E Super Hornet aircraft gets ready to launch from the flight deck the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abr...
    Key events in the recent escalation of tensions between the United States and Iran.More>>
    By The Associated PressMore>>
  • Canadian PM visits ravaged Notre Dame to show solidarity

    Canadian PM visits ravaged Notre Dame to show solidarity

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 11:08 AM EDT2019-05-15 15:08:29 GMT
    French Culture Minister Franck Riester says that a month after a fire engulfed Notre Dame Cathedral, the edifice is still being made safe enough for its restoration to begin.More>>
    A month after a fire engulfed Notre Dame Cathedral, workers are still trying to ensure the edifice is safe enough for the restoration process to begin, French Culture Minister Franck Riester said.More>>
  • Palestinians mark anniversary of mass displacement

    Palestinians mark anniversary of mass displacement

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 6:52 AM EDT2019-05-15 10:52:18 GMT
    Palestinians are marking the 71st anniversary of their mass displacement during the 1948 war around Israel's creation.More>>
    Palestinians on Wednesday marked the 71st anniversary of their mass displacement during the 1948 war around Israel's creation with protests across the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.More>>
  • Papua New Guinea assesses extent of damage from strong quake

    Papua New Guinea assesses extent of damage from strong quake

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 10:01 PM EDT2019-05-15 02:01:37 GMT
    Wednesday, May 15 2019 11:51 AM EDT2019-05-15 15:51:42 GMT
    Map locates magnitude-7.5 quake in Papua New Guinea; 2c x 2 1/4 inches; 96.3 mm x 57 mm;Map locates magnitude-7.5 quake in Papua New Guinea; 2c x 2 1/4 inches; 96.3 mm x 57 mm;
    Map locates magnitude-7.5 quake in Papua New Guinea; 2c x 2 1/4 inches; 96.3 mm x 57 mm;Map locates magnitude-7.5 quake in Papua New Guinea; 2c x 2 1/4 inches; 96.3 mm x 57 mm;
    Papua New Guinea authorities are assessing the extent of damage from a powerful earthquake that rattled coastal towns the previous evening.More>>
    Papua New Guinea authorities were assessing the extent of damage Wednesday from a powerful earthquake that rattled coastal towns the previous evening.More>>
  • German police recover valuable Ferrari, search for thief

    German police recover valuable Ferrari, search for thief

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 9:31 AM EDT2019-05-15 13:31:58 GMT
    Wednesday, May 15 2019 11:32 AM EDT2019-05-15 15:32:58 GMT
    (Police Duesseldorf via AP). The Monday, May 13, 2019 photo provided by the police in Duesseldorf shows the Ferrari 288 GTO. German police have recovered a valuable 1980s Ferrari stolen during a test drive and are now searching for the man who is belie...(Police Duesseldorf via AP). The Monday, May 13, 2019 photo provided by the police in Duesseldorf shows the Ferrari 288 GTO. German police have recovered a valuable 1980s Ferrari stolen during a test drive and are now searching for the man who is belie...
    (Police Duesseldorf via AP). The Monday, May 13, 2019 photo provided by the police in Duesseldorf shows the Ferrari 288 GTO. German police have recovered a valuable 1980s Ferrari stolen during a test drive and are now searching for the man who is belie...(Police Duesseldorf via AP). The Monday, May 13, 2019 photo provided by the police in Duesseldorf shows the Ferrari 288 GTO. German police have recovered a valuable 1980s Ferrari stolen during a test drive and are now searching for the man who is belie...
    German police have recovered a valuable 1980s Ferrari stolen during a test drive and are now searching for the man who is believed to have sped off with the car while posing as a would-be buyer.More>>
    German police have recovered a valuable 1980s Ferrari stolen during a test drive and are searching for the man believed to have sped off with the car while posing as a would-be buyer.More>>
  • Candidates vow next Australian prime minister will last

    Candidates vow next Australian prime minister will last

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 11:00 PM EDT2019-05-15 03:00:48 GMT
    Both candidates vying to become Australia's prime minister in Saturday's elections are promising to stay in the job for the entire three-year term and shut the revolving door to high office.More>>
    Both candidates vying to become Australia's prime minister in elections on Saturday are promising to stay in the job for the entire three-year term, shut the revolving door to high office and put the choice of the...More>>
  • Consumers could be collateral damage if US expands tariffs

    Consumers could be collateral damage if US expands tariffs

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 3:00 AM EDT2019-05-14 07:00:48 GMT
    U.S. trade officials have issued a $300 billion target list of Chinese imports including laptop computers for more tariff hikes, ratcheting up tensions with Beijing.More>>
    For many Americans, President Donald Trump's trade war may soon get very real.More>>
  • Turkey detains 2 militants trying to enter parliament

    Turkey detains 2 militants trying to enter parliament

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 2:28 AM EDT2019-05-15 06:28:46 GMT
    Turkish officials say police have detained two suspected left-wing militants who tried to enter the country's parliament with sharp objects and a hoax explosive device.More>>
    Police in Turkey have detained two suspected left-wing militants who tried to enter the country's parliament with sharp objects and a hoax explosive device, officials said Wednesday.More>>
  • Pope gives joyride to migrant kids newly arrived in Italy

    Pope gives joyride to migrant kids newly arrived in Italy

    Wednesday, May 15 2019 4:41 AM EDT2019-05-15 08:41:42 GMT
    Wednesday, May 15 2019 5:51 AM EDT2019-05-15 09:51:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Pope Francis rides with a group of children on his popemobile at the start of his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday May 15, 2019.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Pope Francis rides with a group of children on his popemobile at the start of his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday May 15, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Pope Francis rides with a group of children on his popemobile at the start of his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday May 15, 2019.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Pope Francis rides with a group of children on his popemobile at the start of his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday May 15, 2019.
    Pope Francis has given a joyride in his popemobile to eight migrant children who recently arrived in Italy from Libya.More>>
    Pope Francis gave a joyride in his popemobile Wednesday to eight migrant children who recently arrived in Italy from Libya, in his latest gesture to show solidarity with asylum-seekers and those on society's margins.More>>
  • Anxiety, hope as church schools wait to reopen in Sri Lanka

    Anxiety, hope as church schools wait to reopen in Sri Lanka

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 11:08 PM EDT2019-05-15 03:08:49 GMT
    Catholic officials and parents in Sri Lanka are hopeful that church-run schools will begin to reopen soon for the first time since last month's devastating Easter attacks on churches and hotels.More>>
    Catholic officials and parents in Sri Lanka are hopeful that church-run schools will begin to reopen soon for the first time since last month's devastating Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels.More>>
  • At odds on many fronts, US and Russia hope for better ties

    At odds on many fronts, US and Russia hope for better ties

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 6:36 AM EDT2019-05-14 10:36:17 GMT
    The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin will be discussing arms control, Iran and Syria at upcoming talks with visiting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.More>>
    Russia and the United States voiced hope Tuesday that badly strained relations could begin to improve despite wide differences on multiple fronts and deep mutual suspicion deepened by Russian meddling in American elections.More>>
  • Saudi Arabia says its oil pipeline was hit by drones

    Saudi Arabia says its oil pipeline was hit by drones

    Monday, May 13 2019 11:41 PM EDT2019-05-14 03:41:47 GMT
    Wednesday, May 15 2019 3:42 AM EDT2019-05-15 07:42:05 GMT
    (Satellite image ©2019 Maxar Technologies via AP). This satellite image provided by Maxar Technologies shows the Saudi-flagged oil tanker Amjad off the coast of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, Monday, May 13, 2019. As many as four oil tankers anchored ...(Satellite image ©2019 Maxar Technologies via AP). This satellite image provided by Maxar Technologies shows the Saudi-flagged oil tanker Amjad off the coast of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, Monday, May 13, 2019. As many as four oil tankers anchored ...
    (Satellite image ©2019 Maxar Technologies via AP). This satellite image provided by Maxar Technologies shows the Saudi-flagged oil tanker Amjad off the coast of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, Monday, May 13, 2019. As many as four oil tankers anchored ...(Satellite image ©2019 Maxar Technologies via AP). This satellite image provided by Maxar Technologies shows the Saudi-flagged oil tanker Amjad off the coast of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, Monday, May 13, 2019. As many as four oil tankers anchored ...
    New satellite photos obtained by AP show the oil tankers that Gulf officials alleged were the targets of "sabotage" off the coast of the United Arab Emirates.More>>
    An oil pipeline that runs across Saudi Arabia was hit Tuesday by drones, the Saudi energy minister said, as regional tensions flared just days after what the kingdom called an attack on two of its oil tankers near the...More>>
  • UK's May to make new push on her Brexit deal next month

    UK's May to make new push on her Brexit deal next month

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 4:12 PM EDT2019-05-14 20:12:36 GMT
    The British prime minister's office says Theresa May will try again next month to secure Parliament's backing for a deal to leave the European Union.More>>
    British Prime Minister Theresa May will try again next month to secure Parliament's backing for a Brexit deal so that the U.K. can leave the European Union this summer, May's office said Tuesday.More>>
  • Security agents attack Sudanese sit-ins, 5 killed in clashes

    Security agents attack Sudanese sit-ins, 5 killed in clashes

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 3:22 AM EDT2019-05-14 07:22:22 GMT
    Wednesday, May 15 2019 2:42 AM EDT2019-05-15 06:42:38 GMT
    (AP Photo). FILE - In this April 30, 2019 file photo, Gen. Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, the deputy head of the military council, second right, speaks at a press conference in Khartoum, Sudan. As the uprising against Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir gained s...(AP Photo). FILE - In this April 30, 2019 file photo, Gen. Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, the deputy head of the military council, second right, speaks at a press conference in Khartoum, Sudan. As the uprising against Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir gained s...
    (AP Photo). FILE - In this April 30, 2019 file photo, Gen. Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, the deputy head of the military council, second right, speaks at a press conference in Khartoum, Sudan. As the uprising against Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir gained s...(AP Photo). FILE - In this April 30, 2019 file photo, Gen. Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, the deputy head of the military council, second right, speaks at a press conference in Khartoum, Sudan. As the uprising against Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir gained s...
    Sudanese medical union: 6 people, including army officer, killed in clashes between security forces, protesters.More>>
    Sudanese protesters said Tuesday that security agents loyal to ousted President Omar al-Bashir attacked their sit-ins overnight, setting off clashes that killed five people, including an army officer, and heightened...More>>
  • Activists at Venezuelan embassy in US ignore warning

    Activists at Venezuelan embassy in US ignore warning

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 9:48 AM EDT2019-05-14 13:48:22 GMT
    Activists who have staged a protest inside the Venezuelan embassy for 35 days say they plan to stay put hours after law enforcement informed them they are trespassing on embassy property.More>>
    Several activists ignored a trespassing warning and remained holed up in Venezuela's embassy in the United States on Tuesday, highlighting a dispute over who is the legitimate leader of the South American nation.More>>
  • Clashes during election rally in east India injure several

    Clashes during election rally in east India injure several

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 1:00 PM EDT2019-05-14 17:00:28 GMT
    Rival political supporters have clashed with rocks and sticks during an election rally by the Hindu nationalist party in eastern India, leaving several people injured and a university college vandalized.More>>
    Rival political supporters on Tuesday clashed with rocks and sticks during an election rally by the Hindu nationalist party in eastern India, leaving several people injured and a university college vandalized.More>>
  • Global worries flare over whether US sliding toward Iran war

    Global worries flare over whether US sliding toward Iran war

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 11:40 AM EDT2019-05-14 15:40:27 GMT
    A senior officer in the U.S.-led military coalition combating the Islamic State says there is no increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq or Syria.More>>
    International worries that the Trump administration is sliding toward war with Iran flared into the open Tuesday amid skepticism about its claims that the Islamic Republic poses a growing threat to the U.S. and its allies...More>>
  • Suit seeks to hold Vatican at fault for abuse by US priests

    Suit seeks to hold Vatican at fault for abuse by US priests

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 1:01 PM EDT2019-05-14 17:01:37 GMT
    Tuesday, May 14 2019 11:52 PM EDT2019-05-15 03:52:19 GMT
    A lawsuit in federal court in Minnesota seeks to trace a direct line from clergy sex abuse victims, through Minnesota church officials, to the Vatican, with claims made by three brothers who were abused by a...More>>
    Three brothers who were sexually abused by a priest from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the Vatican, claiming the Holy See bears responsibility because the case was...More>>
  • Duterte allies appear to have won Philippine Senate seats

    Duterte allies appear to have won Philippine Senate seats

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 12:20 AM EDT2019-05-14 04:20:39 GMT
    An unofficial vote count of the Philippine midterm elections shows President Rodrigo Duterte's allies with an overwhelming lead in the race for the Senate, which the opposition regards as one of the last...More>>
    President Rodrigo Duterte's allies appeared to have overwhelming leads in elections for the Philippine Senate, one of the opposition's last bulwarks against a brash populist leader accused of massive human rights...More>>
  • North Korea demands return of cargo ship seized by US

    North Korea demands return of cargo ship seized by US

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 12:28 AM EDT2019-05-14 04:28:40 GMT
    North Korea has called the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship involved in banned coal exports an "unlawful robbery" and demanded the ship to be immediately returned.More>>
    North Korea on Tuesday called the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship involved in banned coal exports a "robbery" and demanded that the vessel be returned immediately.More>>
  • Sri Lankan gov't minister: At least 1 Muslim killed in riots

    Sri Lankan gov't minister: At least 1 Muslim killed in riots

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 1:16 AM EDT2019-05-14 05:16:42 GMT
    A Sri Lankan Cabinet minister says a Muslim man was killed and dozens of shops and mosques were destroyed in communal violence in apparent retaliation to the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people.More>>
    Mob attacks on Muslim communities in Sri Lanka's northwest have left one person dead and dozens of shops and mosques destroyed, a government minister said Tuesday, as communal violence worsened in the wake of Easter...More>>
  • Trump says US not ramping up for military conflict with Iran

    Trump says US not ramping up for military conflict with Iran

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 11:48 AM EDT2019-05-14 15:48:26 GMT
    President Donald Trump is dismissing a report that the U.S. is planning for a military conflict with Iran.More>>
    President Donald Trump is dismissing a report that the U.S. is planning for a military conflict with Iran.More>>
  • The Latest: Kremlin open to any format for Trump meeting

    The Latest: Kremlin open to any format for Trump meeting

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 7:40 AM EDT2019-05-14 11:40:20 GMT
    The Latest on the visit to Russia by U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo (all times local):More>>
    The Latest on the visit to Russia by U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo (all times local):More>>
  • Powerful quake rattles Papua New Guinea, no injury reports

    Powerful quake rattles Papua New Guinea, no injury reports

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 9:56 AM EDT2019-05-14 13:56:21 GMT
    A powerful earthquake has stuck Papua New Guinea, triggering a tsunami alert for the country and for the nearby Solomon Islands.More>>
    A powerful earthquake rattled coastal townships in Papua New Guinea late Tuesday and authorities say there have been no initial reports of major damage or injuries.More>>
  • Google opens German center to improve data privacy

    Google opens German center to improve data privacy

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 5:56 AM EDT2019-05-14 09:56:13 GMT
    Google says it's opening a privacy focused engineering center in Munich, Germany, in its latest move to beef up its data protection credentials.More>>
    Google opened a privacy focused engineering center in Munich, Germany, on Tuesday, its latest move to beef up its data protection credentials as tech companies' face growing scrutiny of their data collection practices.More>>
  • Correction: Islamic State Bride story

    Correction: Islamic State Bride story

    Monday, May 13 2019 4:51 PM EDT2019-05-13 20:51:40 GMT
    Tuesday, May 14 2019 7:12 PM EDT2019-05-14 23:12:08 GMT
    A researcher is expressing concern to a federal court about the health of a toddler whose U.S.-born mother joined the Islamic State and is now embroiled in a legal battle over whether they can come to the United...More>>
    In a story May 13 about the health of the child of a U.S.-born woman who joined the Islamic State (topic), The Associated Press reported erroneously that a researcher said she was concerned about the risk from exposure to...More>>
  • Floods renew fear in Bosnia; boy missing after fall in creek

    Floods renew fear in Bosnia; boy missing after fall in creek

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 6:28 AM EDT2019-05-14 10:28:17 GMT
    Overflowing rivers in Bosnia and Croatia have flooded dozens of homes and roads, putting the Balkans on high alert after 2014 floods killed dozens of people died and submerged large areas of the region.More>>
    A 6-year-old boy who fell into a swollen creek on his bicycle remained missing after floods hit parts of Bosnia on Tuesday, raising fears the Balkan country could see a repeat of the record flooding that killed at least 23...More>>
  • Report: Iran-linked disinformation effort had personal touch

    Report: Iran-linked disinformation effort had personal touch

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 12:04 AM EDT2019-05-14 04:04:43 GMT
    A new report from Canadian internet watchdog Citizen Lab says a fake Twitter account unmasked by The Associated Press was but one piece of a vast, yearsold and multilingual campaign aimed at seeding anti-Saudi,...More>>
    When an attractive young Middle Eastern woman contacted Saudi dissident Ali AlAhmed over Twitter last November, he was immediately suspicious.More>>
  • Mali calls for more EU help amid attacks in Africa's Sahel

    Mali calls for more EU help amid attacks in Africa's Sahel

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 10:28 AM EDT2019-05-14 14:28:23 GMT
    The impoverished West African country of Mali on Tuesday urged the European Union to step up support for the Sahel region amid a spate of extremist attacks, as France buried two officers killed during a hostage...More>>
    The impoverished West African country of Mali on Tuesday urged the European Union to step up support for the Sahel region amid a spate of extremist attacks, as France buried two officers killed during a hostage rescue...More>>
  • The Latest: EU agency reports drop in migrant arrivals

    The Latest: EU agency reports drop in migrant arrivals

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 12:04 PM EDT2019-05-14 16:04:29 GMT
    The Latest on European migration issues (all times local):More>>
    The Latest on European migration issues (all times local):More>>
  • 3 Germans in crossbow deaths killed by shots to hearts, neck

    3 Germans in crossbow deaths killed by shots to hearts, neck

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 4:20 AM EDT2019-05-14 08:20:07 GMT
    German authorities say autopsies show three people found dead with crossbow bolts lodged in them died from those wounds, but are still trying to determine exactly what happened.More>>
    Autopsies showed three people found dead at a German hotel with crossbow bolts lodged in their bodies died from those wounds, but police said Tuesday there was no sign of a struggle or the involvement of others.More>>
  • Germany's Merkel edges closer to Macron on 2050 climate plan

    Germany's Merkel edges closer to Macron on 2050 climate plan

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 5:40 AM EDT2019-05-14 09:40:13 GMT
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she would like to join other European countries in aiming to eliminate virtually all greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, but the goal needs to be achievable.More>>
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel indicated Tuesday that she would like to join other European countries in aiming to eliminate virtually all greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, but stressed the goal needs to be achievable.More>>
  • Australian political leaders agree gays don't go to hell

    Australian political leaders agree gays don't go to hell

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 4:36 AM EDT2019-05-14 08:36:09 GMT
    The leaders of both of Australia's major political parties have agreed that gays don't go to hell because of their sexual orientation, as Christian beliefs have risen to extraordinary prominence in the...More>>
    The leaders of both of Australia's major political parties agreed on Tuesday that gays don't go to hell because of their sexual orientation, as Christian beliefs rose to extraordinary prominence in the final days...More>>
  • Diplomats visit Canadian think tank expert in China custody

    Diplomats visit Canadian think tank expert in China custody

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 12:28 AM EDT2019-05-14 04:28:40 GMT
    Diplomats have visited a Canadian think tank expert whose detention in China is believed to be an attempt to pressure Canada to release Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou.More>>
    Diplomats have visited a Canadian think tank expert whose detention in China is believed to be an attempt to pressure Canada to release Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou.More>>
  • UK jobless rate falls to its lowest level in 45 years

    UK jobless rate falls to its lowest level in 45 years

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 8:36 AM EDT2019-05-14 12:36:20 GMT
    Official figures show that Britain's unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in 45 years, though wage growth softened slightly.More>>
    Official figures show that Britain's unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in 45 years, though wage growth softened slightly.More>>
  • UN mission urges financial isolation of Myanmar's military

    UN mission urges financial isolation of Myanmar's military

    Tuesday, May 14 2019 1:08 AM EDT2019-05-14 05:08:43 GMT
    An international fact-finding mission is urging that countries cut off all business with Myanmar's military as part of efforts to hold the army accountable for human rights abuses.More>>
    A United Nations fact-finding mission urged Tuesday that countries cut off all business with Myanmar's military as part of efforts to hold the army accountable for human rights abuses.More>>
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