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The Latest: Toll from Pakistan tanker fire climbs to 148

June 25, 2017

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — The Latest on an oil tanker fire in Pakistan that killed more than 140 people (all times local):

2:30 p.m. more »»

Overturned oil tanker explodes in Pakistan, killing 129

June 25, 2017

BAHAWALPUR, Pakistan (AP) — An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing 129 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, an... more »»

Overturned oil tanker explodes in Pakistan, killing 120

June 25, 2017

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing more than 120 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel,... more »»

15 bodies found after landslide buries scores in China

June 25, 2017

MAO COUNTY, China (AP) — Crews searching through the night in the rubble left by a landslide that buried a mountain village under tons of soil and rocks in southwestern China found 15 bodies, but... more »»

Philippine troops declare 8-hour cease-fire in besieged city

June 25, 2017

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine military on Sunday began observing an eight-hour halt in its air and ground offensive against Islamic militants in southern Marawi city to allow... more »»

15 bodies found after landslide buries scores in China

June 24, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — Crews searching through the rubble left by a landslide that buried a mountain village under tons of soil and rocks in southwestern China on Saturday found 15 bodies, but more than... more »»

Polish protesters demand halt to logging in primeval forest

June 24, 2017

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hundreds marched in Warsaw on Saturday to protest widespread logging in Europe's last primeval forest, a project undertaken by Poland's conservative government. more »»

UK Parliament investigates cyberattack on user accounts

June 24, 2017

LONDON (AP) — British officials were investigating a cyberattack Saturday on the country's Parliament after discovering "unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts. more »»

UK finds 34 high-rise apartment buildings with unsafe siding

June 24, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Britain's fire-safety crisis expanded substantially Saturday as authorities said 34 high-rise apartment blocks across the country had cladding that failed fire safety tests. more »»

Syria releases hundreds of detainees ahead of Eid

June 24, 2017

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Syrian government released Saturday hundreds of detainees including some who backed the insurgency against President Bashar Assad on the eve of a major Muslim holiday. more »»

In Moscow, 1 million people visit relics of popular saint

June 24, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — Over a million people have visited the relics of Saint Nicholas, one of the Russian Orthodox Church's most revered figures, since they were brought to Moscow last month. more »»

Egypt's president ratifies disputed Saudi islands pact

June 24, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's president on Saturday ratified a disputed 2016 agreement under which his country would transfer control of two strategic Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, following through on... more »»

Dior designer celebrates decade at helm at Paris menswear

June 24, 2017

PARIS (AP) — Celebrating a decade at the creative helm of Dior Homme on Saturday, designer Kris Van Assche held court with Christian Slater, Jamie Bell and Kata Mara at his catwalk collection tha... more »»

Jeremy Corbyn gets rock star welcome at Glastonbury Festival

June 24, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Britain's famed Glastonbury music festival has embraced an unlikely headline act: Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. more »»

Israel strikes Syrian positions after fire toward it

June 24, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli aircraft struck various positions in Syria Saturday, destroying two tanks, in response to more than 10 projectiles that landed in its territory, the military said. more »»

UN: More than 200,000 suspected cholera cases in Yemen

June 24, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — The U.N. health agency says there are now more than 200,000 suspected cases of cholera in an outbreak in war-torn Yemen, many of them childre. more »»

UK fire safety crisis expands; Hundreds evacuated in London

June 24, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Britain's fire-safety crisis expanded substantially Saturday as authorities revealed that 27 high-rise apartment blocks across the country have cladding that failed fire safety tests. more »»

Over 120 people buried by massive southwest China landslide

June 24, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — More than 120 people were buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in a mountain village in southwestern China early... more »»

Iran detains Islamic State linked group

June 24, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Intelligence Ministry is saying that its forces have detained members of a group linked to the Islamic State group it says intended to carry out terrorist acts in holy... more »»

Indian PM Modi visits Portugal on trip to meet with Trump

June 24, 2017

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has started a foreign tour that will include his first meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump. more »»

 
 
 

 

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