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Germany's Merkel faces questions over migration, ties to US

July 20, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is to face questions at her annual summer news conference over the government's handling of the thorny issue of migration and Berlin's fraught... more »»

S. Korean ex-leader sentenced to 8 more years in prison

July 20, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court on Friday sentenced former South Korean President Park Geun-hye to an additional eight years for abusing state funds and violating election laws. more »»

Suspect detained in killing of Olympic figure skating star

July 20, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Authorities in Kazakhstan said Friday a man has been detained and confessed to killing the Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten. more »»

N. Korea puts reunion of war separated families in doubt

July 20, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Friday that an August reunion of Korean families separated by war may not happen if South Korea doesn't immediately return some of its citizens who... more »»

Did Trump and Putin agree to anything? Only they know

July 19, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin may have reached several historic agreements at their summit in Finland this week. Or, they may not have. It depends on who you talk to. more »»

Montenegro more puzzled than affronted by Trump's attention

July 19, 2018

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — World War III? Not us, say the puzzled people of Montenegro.

Public officials in this tiny European nation didn't know what to say initially when U.S. more »»

Turmoil slows rebuilding of Puerto Rico's power grid

July 19, 2018

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Ten months after Hurricane Maria destroyed Puerto Rico's electric grid, the local agency responsible for rebuilding it is in chaos and more than $1 billion in federal... more »»

Cameroon military, separatists blamed for 'grave abuses'

July 19, 2018

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Violent tensions between Cameroon's government and Anglophone separatists have forced more than 180,000 people from their homes since December, Human Rights Watch said... more »»

For Russia, Trump is creating more problems than he solves

July 19, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Having Donald Trump in the White House is looking increasingly like a liability for the Kremlin, rather than an asset. But don't expect President Vladimir Putin to say that out loud. more »»

EU urging members to step up plans for no-deal Brexit

July 19, 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is urging member states to step up preparations for a possible disorderly British exit from the bloc, in which no deal on future relations has been agreed. more »»

US general reviewing Trump's year-old Afghan war strategy

July 19, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The general overseeing U.S. military operations in Afghanistan said Thursday he is taking a fresh look at the war strategy President Donald Trump announced nearly a year ago. more »»

Belgium airspace closed for 2 hours over technical glitch

July 19, 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium's airspace was closed off for landings and departures for about two hours on Thursday afternoon because of a technical glitch in the data system of the air safety control... more »»

Global slavery report slams North Korea, repressive regimes

July 19, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Modern slavery is most prevalent in North Korea and other repressive regimes, but developed nations also bear responsibility for it because they import $350 billion worth of goods... more »»

Lawyer: Turkey rejects extradition of Australian IS suspect

July 19, 2018

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A lawyer says a Turkish court has rejected Australia's request for the extradition of an Islamic State suspect. more »»

Chinese president visits UAE amid push to increase influence

July 19, 2018

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Abu Dhabi on Thursday on his first trip to the United Arab Emirates as the leader of China at a time when the two... more »»

Russia tests new nuclear weapons after summit with Trump

July 19, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's military is testing an array of new nuclear and other weapons, from a high-powered laser weapon system to a nuclear-powered cruise missile with "unlimited" range. more »»

Spain: Judge drops extradition bids for 6 Catalan fugitives

July 19, 2018

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish Supreme Court judge on Thursday dropped extradition requests for six politicians wanted on rebellion charges for their roles in promoting independence for Spain's Cataloni... more »»

Hamas says member killed in Israeli strike on Gaza militants

July 19, 2018

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — An Israeli airstrike against a Gaza crew launching incendiary devices killed a member of the militant group Hamas and wounded three others, Israeli and Palestinian... more »»

Abu Dhabi awards $1.6 billion survey project to China's CNPC

July 19, 2018

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company says it has awarded contracts worth AED 5.88 billion ($. more »»

Correction: OAS Nicaragua resolution story

July 19, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a July 18 story about a resolution adopted by the Organization of American States, The Associated Press reported erroneously the position of Sen. Bob Menendez. more »»

 
 

 

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