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Ex-Catalan leader makes trip after Spain judge nixes arrest

January 22, 2018

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The fugitive ex-president of Spain's Catalonia region left his self-exile in Belgium and visited Denmark unimpeded Monday after a Spanish judge refused to ask Danish... more »»

Palestinian leader urges EU to recognize state, boost role

January 22, 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday urged European Union countries to recognize the state of Palestine and called on the 28-nation bloc to step up political efforts in... more »»

Pence tells Israel US Embassy to move to Jerusalem in 2019

January 22, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence on Monday told Israel's parliament that the U.S. more »»

'Hobbit' director Peter Jackson making WWI documentary

January 22, 2018

LONDON (AP) — "The Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson is going from Middle Earth to the Western Front, transforming grainy black-and-white footage of World War I into 3-D color for a new... more »»

The Latest: Ex-Catalonia leader speaks at Danish panel

January 22, 2018

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Latest on fugitive Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont (all times local):

3:15 p.m. more »»

50 years after key Vietnam battles, Mattis seeks closer ties

January 22, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — A half-century after the Tet Offensive punctured American hopes of victory in Vietnam, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is visiting the former enemy in search of a different kind of... more »»

UK's Princess Eugenie, daughter of Prince Andrew, engaged

January 22, 2018

LONDON (AP) — It will be a busy year for royal weddings: Princess Eugenie is engaged to be married later this year, several months after her cousin Prince Harry's nuptials. more »»

German conservatives, partners face tough coalition talks

January 22, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel can finally get down to formal negotiations on a new government after her prospective partners gave a hesitant green light. more »»

Czech police identify second German victim in hotel fire

January 22, 2018

PRAGUE (AP) — Czech police have identified a second victim from Germany in a hotel fire in downtown Prague that killed four. more »»

In Syria's Aleppo, old bazaar struggles to come back to life

January 22, 2018

ALEPPO, Syria (AP) — Fighting has long died down in Syria's largest city, but Aleppo's centuries-old market has yet to come back to life, more than a year after government forces retook rebel-hel... more »»

Fugitive Puigdemont in Denmark, no Spanish warrant issued

January 22, 2018

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Spanish judge on Monday refused to ask Danish authorities to arrest ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who is in Copenhagen to attend a university debate and... more »»

Tillerson sees progress in fixing Iran deal with Europeans

January 22, 2018

LONDON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday that he sees progress in getting European support for tough new penalties against Iran that could prevent a U.. more »»

Turkish troops face fierce battles in Syrian Kurdish enclave

January 22, 2018

HASSA, Turkey (AP) — Intense clashes erupted Monday as Turkish troops and their allies advanced on a Kurdish enclave in Syria, the third day of the Ankara offensive aimed at ousting the U.S. more »»

Dismissive words on abuse scandal cast pall over pope's trip

January 22, 2018

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Pope Francis ventured into the Amazon to demand rights for indigenous groups, decried the scourge of corruption afflicting the region's politics and denounced a culture of... more »»

Philippine volcano explodes, villagers flee back to shelters

January 22, 2018

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' most active volcano ejected a huge column of lava fragments, ash and smoke in a thunderous explosion Monday, sending thousands of villagers back to... more »»

The Latest: EU slaps sanctions on 17 more North Koreans

January 22, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's participation in the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):

9 p.m. more »»

Vietnam jails former oil execs in high-profile graft case

January 22, 2018

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A former oil executive was sentenced to life in prison and a former high-ranking Vietnamese government official received a lengthy prison term Monday at the end of a major... more »»

Fugitive Puigdemont in Denmark, Spanish seek arrest warrant

January 22, 2018

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Spain's prosecutors Monday asked the country's Supreme Court to issue a European arrest and extradition order against Catalonia's fugitive former leader after he arrive... more »»

'Executed' North Korean pop diva takes Olympic spotlight

January 22, 2018

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Just a few years ago, she was reportedly executed by a North Korean firing squad. more »»

Rohingya Muslim refugee return to Myanmar likely delayed

January 22, 2018

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The gradual repatriation of more than 680,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees back to Myanmar from Bangladesh, scheduled to begin Tuesday, has been delayed amid widespread fears... more »»

 
 
 

 

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