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With a calmer Syria, Hezbollah may reduce its fighters there

September 19, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah militia said Wednesday his group may reduce the number of its fighters in Syria because of an easing of the conflict, particularly after a recent... more »»

Somali officials: Airstrike kills or hurts several al-Shabab

September 19, 2018

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Several senior officials with the al-Shabab extremist group have been killed or wounded in an airstrike in southern Somalia, Somali intelligence officials said Wednesday,... more »»

Britain appeals for EU Brexit compromise over Irish border

September 19, 2018

SALZBURG, Austria (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday appealed to the European Union to soften its stance in Brexit negotiations, saying that only her government has a workable... more »»

The Latest: Trump welcomes 'tremendous progress' with NKorea

September 19, 2018

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (all times local):

11 p.m.

U.S. more »»

EU and UK demand Brexit compromise over Irish border

September 19, 2018

SALZBURG, Austria (AP) — The European Union and Britain clashed Wednesday over the biggest obstacle to concluding Brexit talks, with both sides urging the other to compromise just weeks before... more »»

US tags Iran anew as top terror sponsor, global attacks fall

September 19, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran remains the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism, the Trump administration said Wednesday in an annual report that also highlighted another drop in terrorist attacks... more »»

Pakistan's ex-PM Sharif freed after court suspends sentence

September 19, 2018

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law were released from prison Wednesday after a court suspended their sentences and granted them bail... more »»

Pakistan's ex-PM Sharif frees after court suspends sentence

September 19, 2018

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law were released from prison Wednesday after a court suspended their sentences and granted them bail... more »»

At least 27 dead after boat capsizes on river in Congo

September 19, 2018

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A local official says at least 27 people are dead after a passenger boat capsized along Congo's Mongala River in the country's north. more »»

Putin says Russia perfected weapons based on Syria campaign

September 19, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says that the military's combat experience gained in Syria has helped develop new weapons systems. more »»

EU chief says key parts of UK Brexit offer not good enough

September 19, 2018

SALZBURG, Austria (AP) — European Council President Donald Tusk warned Britain on Wednesday that key parts of its offer to conclude Brexit talks are not satisfactory and must be revised, just six... more »»

India bans instant divorce by Muslim men

September 19, 2018

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's government on Wednesday approved an ordinance to implement a top court ruling striking down the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce. more »»

Gaza protests escalate after deal to ease blockade fails

September 19, 2018

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinians protested Wednesday at a new location along the perimeter fence between Israel and Gaza as Hamas intensified demonstrations at the border after... more »»

French court upholds Kate Middleton topless photos fine

September 19, 2018

PARIS (AP) — A French court of appeals has upheld a ruling Wednesday that two directors of French celebrity magazine Closer should be fined a maximum 45,000 euros ($52,500) for breaching the... more »»

Kim agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

September 19, 2018

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The leaders of North and South Korea announced a wide range of agreements Wednesday which they said were a major step toward peace on the Korean Peninsula. more »»

The Latest: Official says Pakistan court releases Sharif

September 19, 2018

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on the release from prison of former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law on bail after their sentences were suspended. more »»

Thousands back home in north Syria after Russia-Turkey deal

September 19, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — Thousands of people who were recently displaced by violence in northwest Syria have returned home following a Russia-Turkey deal that averted a government offensive on the last majo... more »»

Egypt court upholds suspended sentence against activist

September 19, 2018

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian appeals court on Wednesday upheld a three-month suspended prison sentence for a prominent rights lawyer convicted of offending public morals

Khaled Ali's lawyer sai... more »»

Pakistan court suspends prison sentence, frees ex-PM Sharif

September 19, 2018

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court suspended the prison sentences of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law on Wednesday and set them free on bail pending their appeal... more »»

UN reports uptick in civilian casualties in Ukraine

September 19, 2018

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The United Nations says the number of civilian casualties in the conflict in eastern Ukraine has surged in the past three months. more »»

 
 
 

 

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