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Syrian troops advance in Aleppo amid war's heaviest bombing

September 24, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian troops captured a rebel-held area on the edge of Aleppo on Saturday, tightening their siege on opposition-held neighborhoods in the northern city after what residents... more »»

French leader vows to shut down 'unacceptable' Calais camp

September 24, 2016

PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande on Saturday confirmed plans to close the squalid Calais migrant camp known as "the Jungle," saying he hopes authorities can relocate as many as... more »»

Priests' murders rattle Mexican city gripped by violence

September 24, 2016

POZA RICA, Mexico (AP) — In this eastern Mexican oil town already weary of rising gangland violence and extortion, the abduction and murder of two priests this week sank many residents only deepe... more »»

Pippa Middleton's phone hacked, thousands of photos stolen

September 24, 2016

LONDON (AP) — London police say they are investigating the reported hacking of the iCloud account of Pippa Middleton, younger sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, and the alleged theft of 3,000... more »»

Thousands march in latest anti-govt protest in Poland

September 24, 2016

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Waving Polish and European Union flags, thousands of Poles marched Saturday in downtown Warsaw in the latest protest against the conservative government, whose policies... more »»

2 miners killed, 1 injured during Polish copper mine cave-in

September 24, 2016

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Two miners have been killed and another seriously injured during a cave-in at a copper and silver mine in southwestern Poland, a spokeswoman for the partly state-owned KGHM... more »»

Gabon opposition candidate decries high court ruling

September 24, 2016

LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — Opposition candidate Jean Ping vowed to not back down from his pursuit of the presidency hours after the constitutional court upheld the victory of incumbent President Al... more »»

Uganda: Police stop gay pride parade deemed illegal

September 24, 2016

ENTEBBE, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan police on Saturday prevented organizers from holding a gay pride parade on the orders of a government minister who said such an event is illegal. more »»

Global efforts against ivory traffickers still falling short

September 24, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Poaching syndicates shipped large amounts of African elephant ivory last year despite global calls to dismantle the trafficking networks that often collude with corrupt... more »»

Syrian troops advance near Aleppo, water cut off across city

September 24, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian troops captured a rebel-held area on the edge of Aleppo on Saturday, tightening their siege on opposition-held neighborhoods in the northern city after what residents... more »»

Austrian leader: EU's outer borders must be better protected

September 24, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — Austria's chancellor vowed Saturday to better protect the European Union's outer borders to curb illegal migration, as he held a summit with his German, Greek and west Balkans... more »»

Savior or disaster? UK's Labour divided on Corbyn victory

September 24, 2016

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Soft-spoken socialist Jeremy Corbyn is the antithesis of Donald Trum. more »»

Florence museum head defends party rental in Pitti Palace

September 24, 2016

ROME (AP) — A wild bachelor's party at the Pitti Palace art museum in Florence?

Nothing of the kind, says museum director Eike Schmidt, who is defending the Renaissance palazzo's courtyard'... more »»

Global efforts against ivory traffickers still fall short

September 24, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Poaching syndicates were able to move large shipments of African elephant ivory last year despite global calls to dismantle the trafficking networks that often collude with... more »»

Jeremy Corbyn re-elected leader of divided UK Labour Party

September 24, 2016

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Veteran socialist Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected head of Britain's Labour Party on Saturday, defeating a challenge to his year-old leadership to the delight of his... more »»

'We are thirsty' say Tunisians as drought creates tensions

September 24, 2016

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Struggling with extremism and economic woes, Tunisia now faces another menace: persistent drought across several regions that is creating new social tensions and threatening... more »»

Finns say 'Enough is enough' during anti-Nazi demonstrations

September 24, 2016

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Tens of thousands of people are demonstrating across Finland under the slogan "Enough is enough" following the death of a man who reportedly spit in front of neo-Nazis... more »»

Jeremy Corbyn re-elected leader of Britain's Labour Party

September 24, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Veteran socialist Jeremy Corbyn has been re-elected head of Britain's Labour Party, defeating a challenge to his year-old leadership of the divided opposition party. more »»

The Latest: Government forces gain ground near Aleppo

September 24, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

1:15 p.m. more »»

Iraq: Triple suicide attack north of Baghdad kills 11 troops

September 24, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — A triple suicide bombing against a security check point north of Baghdad on Saturday killed at least 11 members of the security forces, a police officer said. more »»

 
 
 

 

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