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Hong Kong activists, police clash over holiday food stalls

February 9, 2016

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's Lunar New Year celebration descended into chaotic scenes as protesters and police, who fired warning shots into the air, clashed over a street market selling fish... more »»

Search for life continues at Taiwan complex toppled by quake

February 9, 2016

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers using cranes, dogs and electronic devices searched for survivors Tuesday in a high-rise apartment complex in southern Taiwan that was toppled three days earlier by ... more »»

Germany, Turkey vow diplomatic effort to end Aleppo violence

February 8, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — As tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence massed at Turkey's border, Turkish and German leaders pledged Monday to redouble diplomatic efforts to end the fighting... more »»

Saudi offer to send troops to Syria comes with uncertainty

February 8, 2016

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's offer to send troops to fight Islamic State in Syria is as much about the kingdom's growing determination to flex its military might as it is... more »»

The Latest: Greece: Stop migrants in Turkish waters

February 8, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):

10:05 p.m. more »»

Canada to end airstrikes against Islamic State group shortly

February 8, 2016

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's prime minister on Monday announced that the country will end airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq by Feb. more »»

The Latest: Official: Turkey will help people inside Syria

February 8, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):

8:55 p.m. more »»

Displaced by fighting, Kurdish residents call for peace

February 8, 2016

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (AP) — Azize Calis is pleading for peace. more »»

Hundreds of thousands celebrate Carnival in Cologne

February 8, 2016

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people packed the streets of Cologne for its annual Rose Monday parade, the culmination of five days of Carnival festivities that took place amid... more »»

Pope's visit to violent Mexican city highlights broader ills

February 8, 2016

ECATEPEC, Mexico (AP) — One evening in September 2014, Mariana Yanez left her home in this crime-plagued Mexico City suburb saying she was going to make some photocopies. Then she vanished. more »»

French ex-minister in court over tax fraud, money laundering

February 8, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Jerome Cahuzac was the face of France's fight against tax evaders — until he was forced to acknowledge that he himself was dodging taxes, hiding money in tax havens around the world. more »»

Russian troops put on high alert as part of massive drills

February 8, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has scrambled thousands of troops and hundreds of warplanes across southwestern Russia for large-scale military drills intended to test the troops' readines... more »»

Fans can have Hendrix experience at guitarist's London home

February 8, 2016

LONDON (AP) — When he was not being a string-shredding, amp-blasting guitar hero, Jimi Hendrix liked nothing better than to sit at home drinking tea and watching the British soap opera "Coronatio... more »»

Chinese visit temples, fairs to ring in Year of the Monkey

February 8, 2016

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese and others around Asia flocked to temples and fairs to pray for good health and fortune on Monday, the first day of the Lunar New Year. more »»

The Latest: Austrian official warns of migrant limits

February 8, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):

6:15 p.. more »»

Belarusian leader says Russia will offer bailout

February 8, 2016

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The leader of Belarus says Russia has promised to offer financial assistance to his nation. more »»

The Latest: Death toll in sinking off Turkey now at least 27

February 8, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):

5:15 p.m. more »»

UN panel documents 'extermination' of detainees in Syria

February 8, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — International investigators say several thousands of detainees have been executed, beaten to death or otherwise left to die during Syria's civil war, in policies that appear to... more »»

Senegal fears extremism amid imam arrests, regional attacks

February 8, 2016

KAOLACK, Senegal (AP) — Dozens of armed security forces descended on the Quranic school at night, arresting an imam suspected of having links to Islamic extremists in Nigeria. more »»

Merkel says 'horrified' by Russian bombings in Syria

February 8, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey and Germany agreed on Monday on a set of measures to try to tackle the Syrian refugee crisis, including a joint diplomatic initiative aimed at halting attacks against... more »»

 
 
 

 

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