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Death toll rises to 27 in latest Brazil prison riot

January 15, 2017

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Twenty-seven inmates have died in eruptions of violence in two northern Brazilian prisons, officials said Sunday as they quelled the latest in a string of prison disturbance... more »»

Stopped train triggers major political row in Balkans

January 15, 2017

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Serbian train halted at the border with Kosovo and bearing signs reading "Kosovo is Serbian," has fueled a major crisis in the Balkans and escalated a potential... more »»

The Latest: Envoy warns Trump govt: Don't move embassy

January 15, 2017

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on a Paris conference on Mideast peace (all times local):

8:35 p.m.

The chief Palestinian representative to France says moving the U.S. more »»

Bahrain executes 3 over police bombing, triggering protests

January 15, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain on Sunday carried out its first executions since an Arab Spring uprising rocked the country in 2011, putting to death three men found guilty of a deadly... more »»

Brazil reports new prison riot under control after 10 killed

January 15, 2017

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Security authorities said Sunday they have regained control of two Brazilian prisons where rioting inmates killed at least 10 people — the latest in a string of prison... more »»

Stropped train triggers major political row in Balkans

January 15, 2017

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Serbian train halted at the border with Kosovo and bearing signs reading "Kosovo is Serbian," has fueled a major crisis in the Balkans and escalated a potential... more »»

Pope demands protection for migrants as sea search continues

January 15, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis demanded Sunday that "every possible measure" be taken to protect young refugees, as search and rescue efforts continued off Libya's coast following the latest... more »»

Kerry urges Trump administration to attend Syria peace talks

January 15, 2017

PARIS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday urged the incoming Trump administration to accept an invitation from Russia to attend Syria peace talks next week. more »»

Davos forum chief: 'It's important to listen' to populists

January 15, 2017

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — At the Davos economic conference, "it's important to listen to the populists," says the founder of the annual gathering of movers and shakers, adding that he hopes to... more »»

Eurowings flight from Oman lands in Kuwait after bomb threat

January 15, 2017

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — A Germany-bound Eurowings passenger flight from Oman landed in Kuwait on Sunday over a bomb threat but no explosives were found on board, authorities sai. more »»

Syrian opposition: Shelling of displaced shelter kills 12

January 15, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces shelled a village in a rebel-controlled area near Damascus on Sunday, killing at least 12 civilians and injuring several others who were taking shelter in a... more »»

Treasury chief says UK will adapt if barred from EU market

January 15, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Britain's leaders on Sunday signaled their resolve to play hardball in talks with the European Union, suggesting they will look for partners elsewhere if the bloc restricts access t... more »»

The Latest: 7 bodies of migrants found near Spain, off coast

January 15, 2017

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migrants crisis (all times local):

4:50 p.m. more »»

Crisis warnings sound as EU gears up for new migrant wave

January 15, 2017

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Tens of thousands of people seeking better lives are expected to trek across deserts and board unseaworthy boats in war-torn Libya this year in a desperate effort to reach... more »»

China again rejects Trump's suggestion to negotiate Taiwan

January 15, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — China's foreign ministry on Sunday again rejected President-elect Donald Trump's suggestion that he might use American policy on Taiwan as a bargaining chip between the two sides. more »»

World diplomats in Paris to urge renewed Mideast peace talks

January 15, 2017

PARIS (AP) — Sending a forceful message to Israel and the incoming Trump administration, more than 70 world diplomats gathered in Paris on Sunday to say they want peace in the Mideast — and that... more »»

Bahrain executes 3 convicted in deadly police bombing

January 15, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain on Sunday carried out its first executions since an Arab Spring uprising rocked the country in 2011, putting to death three men found guilty of a deadly... more »»

Israel says Nazi camp excavations unearth link to Anne Frank

January 15, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Researchers excavating the remains of one of the most notorious Nazi death camps have uncovered a pendant that appears identical to one belonging to Anne Frank, Israel's Yad... more »»

Serbia warns intervention in Kosovo amid Balkan train row

January 15, 2017

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Fueling tensions in the Balkans, Serbia warned Kosovo on Sunday it will defend "every inch of its territory," including its former province where Serbs allegedly are under... more »»

Russian security chief says country seeing more cyberattacks

January 15, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — The head of the Russian Security Council says the country recently has seen a marked increase in attempted cyberattacks from oversea. more »»

 
 
 

 

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