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Spread of coronavirus fuels corruption in Latin America

May 27, 2020

MIAMI (AP) — Even in a pandemic, there's no slowdown for swindlers in Latin America. more »»

US priest who founded Knights of Columbus to be beatified

May 27, 2020

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The founder of the Knights of Columbus, the influential U.S.-based lay Catholic organization, is moving a step closer to possible sainthood. more »»

Anti-Semitic crime rises in Germany, most from far right

May 27, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — Anti-Semitic crimes in Germany last year reached their highest level since the country started keeping statistics, amid an overall strong increase in right-extremist criminality tha... more »»

Spike in South Korea virus cases shows perils of reopening

May 27, 2020

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — As Mediterranean beaches and Las Vegas casinos laid out plans to welcome tourists again, South Korea announced a spike in new infections Wednesday and considered... more »»

The Latest: Japan approves largest budget for combined $2.1T

May 27, 2020

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. more »»

India, China in tense standoff at Himalayan frontier

May 27, 2020

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian and Chinese soldiers are in a bitter standoff in the remote and picturesque Ladakh region, with the two countries amassing soldiers and machinery near the tense... more »»

Cyprus pledges to cover costs for virus-hit tourists

May 27, 2020

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus is pledging to cover all costs for anyone testing positive for the coronavirus while on vacation on the eastern Mediterranean island nation, according to a letter... more »»

Activists raise alarms over virus litter along French coast

May 27, 2020

PARIS (AP) — Soggy, algae-caked surgical masks resting on the seabed. Soiled, waterlogged rubber gloves, waving eerily beneath the Mediterranean waves. more »»

UK lawmakers set to quiz Johnson amid pressure to fire aide

May 27, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Senior British lawmakers are set to question Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday amid growing pressure to fire his closest adviser for allegedly flouting COVID-19 lockdown... more »»

The Latest: Spain begins 10 days of mourning virus victims

May 27, 2020

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. more »»

Thunberg scolds Danes for dumping wastewater into strait

May 27, 2020

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg lashed out at the Danish capital on Wednesday because Copenhagen has for the last six years pumped large amounts of... more »»

Virus expands grip in many areas, as US nears 100,000 deaths

May 27, 2020

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea reported its highest number of new coronavirus infections in weeks on Wednesday and India saw another record single-day jump of more than 6,000 cases, as the... more »»

Hypocrisy gone viral? Officials set bad COVID-19 examples

May 27, 2020

PARIS (AP) — “Do as I say, but not as I do” was the message many British saw in the behavior of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's key aide, who traveled hundreds of miles with coronavirus symptoms... more »»

German police raids homes of anti-government groups

May 27, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — Police in Germany have raided dozens of homes linked to anti-government groups suspected of manufacturing fake documents. more »»

Japan police arrest man in Kyoto anime arson that killed 36

May 27, 2020

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police on Wednesday arrested a suspect in the deadly arson at a Kyoto anime studio last year after he recovered enough from his own severe burns to respond to the police... more »»

Protesters mass in Hong Kong before anthem law is debated

May 27, 2020

HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of protesters shouted pro-democracy slogans and insults at police in Hong Kong before lawmakers later Wednesday debate a bill criminalizing abuse of the Chinese nationa... more »»

The Latest: India surpasses 150,000 virus cases

May 27, 2020

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. more »»

AP EXPLAINS: Why is China pushing Hong Kong security law

May 27, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — China is taking matters into its own hands after last year's tumultuous anti-government protests in Hong Kong that often descended into tear gas-filled clashe. more »»

Global pandemic: Through the eyes of the world's children

May 27, 2020

CHICAGO (AP) — These are children of the global pandemic.

In the far-north Canadian town of Iqaluit, one boy has been glued to the news to learn everything he can about the coronavirus. more »»

The Latest: South Korea reports spike in coronavirus cases

May 27, 2020

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. more »»

 
 
 

 

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