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Zimbabwe in 'total internet shutdown' amid deadly crackdown

January 18, 2019

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe imposed a "total internet shutdown" for most of Friday in what critics called an attempt to hide growing reports of a violent crackdown on protests against a... more »»

 
 
 
Kenya court orders 6 suspects held over Nairobi hotel attack

January 18, 2019

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Canadian national and five other people suspected of helping extremist gunmen stage a deadly attack in the Kenyan capital this week appeared in court on Friday as... more »»

Congo court poised to rule on presidential vote challenge

January 18, 2019

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's constitutional court is poised to rule on a challenge to the presidential election, with the government on Friday dismissing an unprecedented request by the African... more »»

The Latest: Airstrike in IS-held area in Syria kills 20

January 18, 2019

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

9:55 p.m.

The Syrian opposition says the new U.N. more »»

Airstrike on IS-held area in Eastern Syria kills 20

January 18, 2019

BEIRUT (AP) — An airstrike hit people trying to flee the last area controlled by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria Friday, killing at least 20 including children, opposition activists and... more »»

Tens of thousands honor stabbed Polish mayor on burial eve

January 18, 2019

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Church bells tolled as tens of thousands in Poland's northern city of Gdansk walked in a procession Friday bringing the coffin of the city's slain mayor to a basilica on the... more »»

Colombia blames ELN rebels for deadliest attack in 15 years

January 18, 2019

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian authorities said that a one-armed explosives expert belonging to the country's last remaining rebel group carried out a car bombing against a police academy that... more »»

Explosion in north Syria targets al-Qaida gunmen, kills 11

January 18, 2019

BEIRUT (AP) — An explosion outside an office belonging to an al-Qaida-linked group in the country's northwestern on Friday killed at least 11 people and wounded several others, opposition... more »»

May's foes gather as Britain's Brexit stalemate drags on

January 18, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May held talks Friday with European leaders and British Cabinet colleagues, but efforts to end Britain's Brexit stalemate appeared deadlocked, with neither Ma... more »»

Lebanon calls for readmitting Syria to Arab League

January 18, 2019

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon used an Arab economic meeting Friday to urge the Arab League to restore Syria's membership, calling it a "historic shame" to keep the Arab country out of the foru. more »»

German far-right party angered by leaked report on extremism

January 18, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — The far-right Alternative for Germany party said Friday it's exploring legal action against the country's domestic intelligence agency after a report examining extremist tendencies... more »»

Zimbabwe in 'total internet shutdown' amid violent crackdown

January 18, 2019

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe on Friday faced a "total internet shutdown," a media group said, after a days-long violent crackdown on people protesting a dramatic fuel price increase. more »»

Iran's FM mocks John Bolton with '10-year challenge'

January 18, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's foreign minister has mocked the U.S. national security adviser's calls for a strike on Iran, in a play on the viral 10-year challenge meme on social media. more »»

Swiss, German students protest inaction on climate change

January 18, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — Thousands of students held rallies Friday across Germany and Switzerland to protest the lack of action against climate change. more »»

Kenya court orders 5 suspects held over Nairobi hotel attack

January 18, 2019

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Canadian national and four other people suspected of helping extremist gunmen stage a deadly attack in the Kenyan capital this week appeared in court on Friday as... more »»

North Korean diplomat arrives for meeting in Sweden

January 18, 2019

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A North Korean diplomat has arrived in Sweden to take part in an unannounced meeting in Stockholm, officials said Friday. more »»

Death toll in Colombia bombing rises to 21 as threats linger

January 18, 2019

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian authorities said that a one-armed explosives expert belonging to the country's last remaining rebel group carried out a car bombing against a police academy that... more »»

Norway investigates supermarket stabbing as terror attack

January 18, 2019

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Police in Norway say the stabbing of a woman in a supermarket is being investigated as a terror attack. more »»

UN health agency: Rising misconduct reports are 'positive'

January 18, 2019

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization said Friday that it's seeing increasing reports of misconduct reported by staffers within the U.N. more »»

The Latest: UN: 34 killed in Congo since vote results issued

January 18, 2019

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The Latest on Congo's disputed presidential election (all times local):

2:40 p.m.

The U.N. more »»

The Latest: Colombian authorities arrest suspect for attack

January 18, 2019

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the car bombing in Bogota (all times local):

8:30 a.m. more »»

 
 

Tuesday Afternoon Sewing Time January 22, 2019

Bring your sewing, knitting, embroidery, even your mending — and let's enjoy each other's company inthe Parlor Room of Trinity Episcopal's Parish House, 1 to 4 p.m. Questions? Call Paula Lelansky at 304-876-2930. more »

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