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The Latest: Final tally of pledges for Rohingya put at $335M

October 23, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the donors conference for Asia's Rohingya refugees (all times local):

5:15 p.m. more »»

Populist Czech winner may find scandals scare away partners

October 23, 2017

PRAGUE (AP) — Billionaire businessman Andrej Babis was already the second-richest person in the Czech Republic — and now he's set to become the country's most powerful politician, despite fraud... more »»

Philippines declares end to 5-month militant siege in Marawi

October 23, 2017

CLARK, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government declared the end Monday to the militant siege of a southern city that lasted five months, left more than 1,100 people dead and sparked fears of... more »»

The Latest: New pledges for Rohingya mostly for UN programs

October 23, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the donors conference for Asia's Rohingya refugees (all times local):

4:45 p.m.

The U.N. more »»

The Latest: May expects Brexit talks progress by December

October 23, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's talks to leave the European Union (all times local):

4:20 p.m. more »»

Giorgio Armani outlines succession plan to keep house intact

October 23, 2017

MILAN (AP) — Giorgio Armani has outlined a succession plan aimed at preventing his fashion empire from being split up, but the 83-year-old designer remained mum Monday on an eventual creative... more »»

World mayors pledge emissions-free cities by 2030

October 23, 2017

PARIS (AP) — The mayors of London, Los Angeles, Paris and several other major world cities are pledging to ban gasoline and diesel vehicles from "large parts" of their cities by 2030. more »»

Well-known Moscow journalist stabbed at work, put in coma

October 23, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — A well-known journalist for Russia's top independent radio station was stabbed in the throat Monday by an unidentified attacker who burst into her studio — the latest in a string of... more »»

Calm self-rule votes in Italy called ' lesson in democracy'

October 23, 2017

MILAN (AP) — The passage of a pair of referendums seeking greater autonomy for two wealthy regions in Italy was "a lesson in democracy for Europe," the head of Italy's right-wing Northern League... more »»

Gov'ts, donors pledge over $200M in new funds for Rohingya

October 23, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — Governments and international donors pledged $234 million on Monday to help over 600,000 Rohingya people who have fled violence in Myanmar into neighboring Bangladesh over the last... more »»

Hamas: 3 missing smugglers return to Gaza

October 23, 2017

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's Hamas-run Interior Ministry says three Palestinian smugglers who were believed to have been kidnapped in a tunnel along the Egyptian border have returned home. more »»

Prominent journalist at news radio station stabbed in Moscow

October 23, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — A well-known journalist for Russia's leading news radio station was stabbed in the throat Monday by an unknown attacker who burst into her studio — the latest in a string of attacks... more »»

UK's Johnson urges North Korea to 'change course' on nukes

October 23, 2017

LONDON (AP) — British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Monday that nobody wants armed conflict over North Korea's nuclear ambitions, but that U.S. more »»

After election win, Abe prioritizes North Korea, aging Japan

October 23, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — Fresh off a decisive election victory, Japan's leader pledged Monday to tackle what he called Japan's two national crises: the military threat from North Korea and an aging and... more »»

The Latest: Group in France offers Catalan president shelter

October 23, 2017

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on Catalonia's effort to break away from Spain and the Spanish government's response (all times local):

2:20 p.m. more »»

Macron's dog pees on Elysee Palace fireplace as cameras roll

October 23, 2017

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron's dog Nemo interrupted a meeting his master was having with members of his government when he urinated against a fireplace in the Elysee Palace. more »»

Egyptian president visits France, human rights a topic

October 23, 2017

PARIS (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is starting a three-day visit to France, where human rights are expected to be discussed along with economic and military cooperation. more »»

Businesses appeal for Brexit transition as UK, EU deny leak

October 23, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Britain's biggest business groups called on the government Monday to quickly agree to a transition period of at least two years following the country's exit from the European Union... more »»

Portugal steps up wildfire response as warm weather persists

October 23, 2017

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal is beefing up its wildfire response by hiring another 17 water-dropping aircraft after forest blazes killed more than 100 people this year. more »»

At least 67 civilians found dead in Syria town taken from IS

October 23, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — The bodies of at least 67 Syrian civilians, many summarily killed by the Islamic State group, have been discovered in a central town in Syria retaken from IS by government troops... more »»

 
 
 

 

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