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Obama to juggle security, climate, rights on final Asia trip

August 29, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama faces thorny talks about the fight against the Islamic State group, climate change and human rights when he sets off this week across the Pacific for an... more »»

US urges halt to Turkish, Kurdish clashes in northern Syria

August 29, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The U.S. on Monday urged Turkish troops and Kurdish forces in northern Syria to halt their fighting, saying it hinders efforts to defeat the Islamic State grou. more »»

In Brazil Senate, Rousseff proclaims innocence, blasts VP

August 29, 2016

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff proclaimed her innocence on Monday, branding her vice president a "usurper" and warning senators that history would judge them harshly i... more »»

European ships rescue thousands of migrants off Libyan coast

August 29, 2016

OFF THE COAST OF LIBYA (AP) — Italian naval ships and vessels from non-government groups rescued thousands of migrants off the Libyan coast on Monday, the latest surge in desperate attempts to... more »»

Romania: 6 gov't officials on embezzlement charges

August 29, 2016

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian anti-corruption prosecutors say six senior interior ministry officials have been indicted on suspicion of embezzlement and making false statements. more »»

The Latest: US asks Turkey to focus on fight against IS

August 29, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in the Syrian civil war (all times local):

10:20 p.m.

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the United States is trying to "de-conflict" U. more »»

Islamic State bombing kills 54 government recruits in Yemen

August 29, 2016

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A suicide car bombing claimed by the Islamic State in Yemen's southern city of Aden on Monday killed at least 54 pro-government recruits, officials said, underscoring how the... more »»

Quake survivors erupt in anger at funeral plan; govt relents

August 29, 2016

ROME (AP) — Italian quake survivors rebelled in anger Monday over the government's plan to hold a state funeral for their loved ones in an airport hangar in a distant town, where scores of bodies... more »»

North Korea denounces UN condemnation, warns US of action

August 29, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea has denounced a U.. more »»

Oil wells south of Mosul burn days after key town retaken

August 29, 2016

QAYARA, Iraq (AP) — The skies above this small northern Iraqi town are black with smoke and ash rains down from around a half dozen oil wells that Islamic State group fighters set ablaze as Iraqi... more »»

French minister: enemy seeks to divide Muslims, non-Muslims

August 29, 2016

PARIS (AP) — France's interior minister said Monday that the country is at war with an enemy trying to pit Muslims against non-Muslims, making it urgent to create a strong bond between the nation... more »»

The Latest: 2 arrested in Italy for looting quake-hit homes

August 29, 2016

ROME (AP) — The Latest on Italy's devastating earthquake (all times local):

7:45 p.m.

Italian police have arrested two people for allegedly looting quake-damaged homes. more »»

Hunger grips thousands of new South Sudan refugees in Uganda

August 29, 2016

ADJUMANI, Uganda (AP) — When the refugees arrive at this camp near the border with South Sudan, the beans provided by the United Nations are their only source of protein. more »»

The Latest: Turkey: Rockets fired from Syria wounded 5 kids

August 29, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in the Syrian civil war (all times local):

8:10 p.m. more »»

Militants kill 3 Tunisian soldiers in patrol attack

August 29, 2016

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's defense ministry says that three soldiers have been killed in an explosion after a patrol hit anti-tank mines near the Algerian border. more »»

'Game of Thrones' star Carice van Houten gives birth to son

August 29, 2016

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Carice van Houten, the Dutch actress who plays the red priestess Melisandre in the hit HBO series "Game of Thrones," has given birth to a baby bo. more »»

Iceland's Met Office: 2 earthquakes rock large volcano

August 29, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Iceland's Meteorological Office says two earthquakes early Monday rocked the caldera of Katla, one of the country's largest volcanos. more »»

Pentagon calls on Turkey and Syrian Kurds to stop fighting

August 29, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey warned predominantly Kurdish Syrian fighters on Monday to "immediately" withdraw east of the Euphrates River or face more strikes by Turkish forces that crossed the... more »»

Brazil's Rousseff faces senators, says accusations meritless

August 29, 2016

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Fighting to save her job, suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff told senators on Monday that the allegations against her have no merit and that history would judge... more »»

 
 
 

 

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