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Cambodia shutters independent radio, boots out US NGO

August 23, 2017

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Two independent Cambodian radio stations that allowed rare criticism of the government said Wednesday they are being forced to shut down, further limiting opportunitie... more »»

Angola votes for 1st new president in nearly 4 decades

August 23, 2017

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Angolans voted Wednesday in an election in which the defense minister is the front-runner to succeed President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who will step down after 38 years in... more »»

Man gets 18 years in UK prison for bomb in airport luggage

August 23, 2017

LONDON (AP) — A man who arrived at a British airport for a flight with a pipe bomb in his hand luggage was sentenced on Wednesday to 18 years in prison. more »»

Dozens missing as boat carrying 70 people sinks in Brazil

August 23, 2017

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A boat carrying 70 people sank on a major river in northern Brazil with at least seven dead and dozens missing, authorities said Wednesday. more »»

Man arrested in French car attack had radical beliefs

August 23, 2017

PARIS (AP) — The Algerian driver who sped his car into a group of soldiers near Paris this month had radical beliefs and showed interest in the Islamic State group, France's anti-terrorism... more »»

The Latest: Imam linked to Spain attacks served prison time

August 23, 2017

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Spain attacks (all times local):

7 p.m. more »»

Egypt's leader, US envoy meet after cut in American aid

August 23, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's president and foreign minister met with White House adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday, just hours after the Trump administration cut or delayed hundreds of millions of... more »»

Russian art community turns out to support detained director

August 23, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — To a full house and rapturous applause more suited to one of his sold-out productions, Russian theater and film director Kirill Serebrennikov appeared in court Wednesday and was... more »»

Russia warns against new sanctions on North Korea

August 23, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Russian diplomat is warning against expanding sanctions against North Korea, saying it's necessary to focus on a political settlement. more »»

Spain suspects were in France before attacks

August 23, 2017

MADRID (AP) — Some of the Spain terror suspects spent a night in France a week before the fatal attacks in and near Barcelona, French authorities said Wednesday as police in Spain revealed they... more »»

Saudi-led airstrikes hit Yemen hotel, killing at least 41

August 23, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — An airstrike by a Saudi-led coalition struck a hotel near Yemen's capital on Wednesday, killing at least 41 people as the alliance stepped up airstrikes against the Houthi rebels and... more »»

Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commander after warship accidents

August 23, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. Navy dismissed the commander of the Asia-based 7th Fleet on Wednesday after a series of warship accidents raised questions about its operations in the Pacific. more »»

Saudi teen released after dancing 'Macarena' in the street

August 23, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi police said Wednesday they have released a 14-year-old boy who was filmed dancing to the "Macarena" at an intersection in the Red Sea city of Jiddah,... more »»

The Latest: Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commander

August 23, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the collision between the USS John S. McCain and a tanker (all times local):

5:15 p.m. more »»

South Africa cannibalism case leads to 5 arrests

August 23, 2017

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Five people have been arrested in South Africa on charges related to cannibalism, including murder and possession of human body parts, after one of them walked into a police... more »»

Egypt snubs Trump envoy after US cuts, delays aid

August 23, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's Foreign Ministry abruptly cancelled a meeting with White House adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday after the Trump administration cut or delayed hundreds of millions of dollar... more »»

Yemen officials: Saudi-led coalition strikes hotel, many die

August 23, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition carried out several airstrikes in Yemen early on Wednesday, hitting a small hotel near the capital of Sanaa and killing dozens of people, Yemeni officials and... more »»

Germany finishes bringing gold reserves back from France

August 23, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's central bank says it's completed a plan to repatriate gold reserves it stashed abroad during the Cold War three years ahead of schedul. more »»

Trump adviser Kushner in Cairo for talks on Mideast peace

August 23, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — White House adviser Jared Kushner arrived in Cairo on Wednesday, his latest stop on a tour of the Middle East to explore ways to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. more »»

Walesa says he's victim of 'political crime' in Polish probe

August 23, 2017

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's former President Lech Walesa and some opposition politicians said Wednesday the Nobel Peace prize winner is being harassed by the ruling party, following an... more »»

 
 
 

 

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