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Japan's new emperor remorseful in 1st war anniversary speech

August 15, 2019

TOKYO (AP) — Emperor Naruhito expressed "deep remorse" over Japan's role in World War II in his first appearance at the annual ceremony marking the end of the hostilities. more »»

Trial of accused Christchurch mosque shooter may be delayed

August 15, 2019

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The trial of the man accused of killing 51 people at two New Zealand mosques could be delayed by several weeks to avoid clashing with the Islamic holy month of... more »»

Activists describe life under lockdown in Kashmir as 'grim'

August 15, 2019

NEW DELHI (AP) — On the eve of India's Independence Day, a team of activists and scholars released a report that paints a bleak picture of Indian-administered Kashmir, challenging official... more »»

Australian court to rule next week on Cardinal Pell's appeal

August 15, 2019

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian court will announce its verdict next week on the appeal of the most senior Catholic clergyman to be found guilty of child sex abuse. more »»

UK planning post-Brexit freight service for vital medicines

August 14, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The British government wants to create an "express freight service" to ensure essential medicines are still available if the U.K. leaves the European Union without a divorce deal. more »»

UK Labour leader lays out plan to stop a no-deal Brexit

August 14, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The leader of Britain's biggest opposition party on Wednesday urged other opposition forces to unite, topple Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative government and prevent... more »»

Ex-Blackwater contractor sentenced to life in Iraq shootings

August 14, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Blackwater security contractor was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison for his role in the 2007 shooting of unarmed civilians in Iraq that left 14 people dead. more »»

European theaters mostly wait-and-see on Domingo accusations

August 14, 2019

MILAN (AP) — While two U.S. more »»

The Latest: No cancellations for Placido Domingo in Europe

August 14, 2019

MILAN (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment allegations by famed tenor Placido Domingo (all times local):

4:55 p.m. more »»

Pure as snow? Scientists say air carrying plastics to Arctic

August 14, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists say they've found an abundance of tiny plastic particles in Arctic snow, indicating that so-called microplastics are being sucked into the atmosphere and carried long... more »»

Mysterious missile explosion in Russia raises questions

August 14, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — A deadly explosion at a naval weapons testing range in northwestern Russia. A brief spike in radiation levels. An evacuation order issued, then rescinded, for a nearby village. more »»

Flights resume at Hong Kong airport as protesters apologize

August 14, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Flights resumed Wednesday at Hong Kong's airport after two days of disruptions that descended into clashes with police, highlighting the hardening positions of pro-democracy... more »»

Satellite photos: Chinese armored vehicles near Hong Kong

August 14, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — Satellite photos show what appear to be armored personnel carriers and other vehicles belonging to the China's paramilitary People's Armed Police parked in a sports complex in the... more »»

Soccer star Sala exposed to harmful carbon monoxide in plane

August 14, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to dangerous levels of carbon monoxide before their small plane crashed in the English Channel, killing them both,... more »»

Firefighters battle blaze in Greek island nature reserve

August 14, 2019

MAKRYMALLI, Greece (AP) — Greek firefighters backed by water-dropping planes and helicopters battled a wildfire on the island of Evia for a second day Wednesday, with flare-ups in hard-to-reach... more »»

Stones fell from Notre Dame's ceiling after July heat wave

August 14, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Several stones fell from the vaulted ceiling of fire-ravaged Notre Dame after last month's European heat wave, a French official said Wednesday, urging renewed stabilization efforts... more »»

A$AP Rocky found guilty of Sweden assault, won't face prison

August 14, 2019

STOCKHOLM (AP) — American rapper A$AP Rocky was found guilty of assault Wednesday by a Swedish court, six weeks after a street brawl in Stockholm that had attracted the attention of U.. more »»

Eco-activist Greta Thunberg sets sail for New York

August 14, 2019

PLYMOUTH, England (AP) — Eco-activist Greta Thunberg has set sail from the English coastline for New York as part of her campaign to pressure politicians to put climate change at the top of their... more »»

The Latest: 2 Spanish sopranos praise Placido Domingo

August 14, 2019

MILAN (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment allegations by famed tenor Placido Domingo (all times local):

4:55 p.m. more »»

Satellite photos appear to show Chinese APCs near Hong Kong

August 14, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — Satellite photos show what appear to be armored personnel carriers and other vehicles belonging to the China's paramilitary People's Armed Police parked in a sports complex in the... more »»

 
 
 

 

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