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The Latest: German business supports EU stance on Brexit

October 20, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the Brexit talks between European Union leaders (all times local):

3:20 p.m. more »»

Report: Police informant may have incited Berlin attacker

October 20, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — German media report that the Tunisian man who carried out a deadly truck attack in Berlin last year may have been incited by a police informant. more »»

Searchers in Mexico find, but release, vaquita porpoise calf

October 20, 2017

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Researchers trying to catch and enclose the last survivors of the vaquita porpoise species captured a calf but released it because it was too young to survive without its mother. more »»

Hurricanes, earthquakes estimated to cost insurers $95B

October 20, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, as well as two recent earthquakes in Mexico likely cost the insurance industry about $95 billion, said Swiss Re, one of the world's biggest... more »»

Syrian refugee detained in Greece on terror charge

October 20, 2017

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A Syrian refugee has been arrested in northern Greece on terrorism-related charges following a review of his asylum application, police said Friday. more »»

The Latest: Federal troops take disputed town from Kurds

October 20, 2017

ALTUN KUPRI, Iraq (AP) — The Latest on developments in Iraq. (all times local):

1:55 p.m. more »»

Pakistani court indicts ex-PM Sharif in 3rd corruption case

October 20, 2017

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court has indicted former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in a third case of corruption after an official probe concluded he concealed assets abroad. more »»

New Zealand to hold marijuana vote under new leader Ardern

October 20, 2017

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand is poised to slash immigration, rethink trade deals and vote on legalizing marijuana under a new government that takes office next wee. more »»

Venezuela opposition claims evidence of tampered vote count

October 20, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's opposition presented evidence Thursday of possible ballot tampering in gubernatorial elections, seeking to bolster its claim that its shock loss at the polls... more »»

Iraqi court issues arrest warrant for Kurdish vice president

October 20, 2017

KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — A Baghdad court issued an arrest warrant for the vice president of Iraq's autonomous northern Kurdish region on Thursday for saying that Iraqi forces had "occupied" the... more »»

Merkel: EU to cut aid to Turkey over democratic backsliding

October 19, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said early Friday that European Union leaders have agreed to reduce financial assistance for helping Turkey get ready for possible EU membership du... more »»

EU leaders to May: Match Brexit promises with real proposals

October 19, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders told British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday to match her goodwill pledges to boost Brexit negotiations with concrete proposals if she really wants t... more »»

The Latest: Merkel says May's Brexit effort still not enough

October 19, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the Brexit talks between the European Union and the U.K. (all times local):

1 a.. more »»

US tourist fears he was hit in Cuba, years before diplomats

October 19, 2017

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Chris Allen's phone started buzzing as word broke that invisible attacks in Cuba had hit a U.S. government worker at Havana's Hotel Capri. more »»

CIA head: NKorea months from perfecting nuclear capabilities

October 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Thursday that North Korea is months away from perfecting its nuclear weapons capabilities. more »»

Where's the buzz? German study finds dramatic insect decline

October 19, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — The number of flying insects in Germany has been dropping at an "alarming" rate that could signal serious trouble for ecosystems and food chains in the future, scientists say. more »»

Spain set to strip Catalonia of powers over independence bid

October 19, 2017

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The crisis over Catalonia's quest for independence escalated Thursday, as Spain's central government prepared the unprecedented step of stripping the wealthy region of som... more »»

Sons of slain journalist call for Malta leader's resignation

October 19, 2017

MILAN (AP) — Maltese authorities faced mounting pressure Thursday to ensure an independent investigation into the slaying of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was known for her... more »»

The Latest: EU chief: No role for EU in Catalonia dispute

October 19, 2017

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Spain-Catalonia political crisis (all times local):

8:40 p.m. more »»

Tourist killed by falling masonry in famous Florence church

October 19, 2017

MILAN (AP) — A 52-year-old tourist from Spain was killed Thursday by falling masonry in one of Florence's most famous churches, the Basilica of Santa Croce. more »»

 
 
 

 

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