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Greece heads for bailout exit after deal with creditors

June 22, 2018

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's prime minister pledged Friday to stick to agreed reforms and budget targets after international creditors announced debt relief measures to wean the country off its... more »»

Rival Koreas agree to August reunions of war-split families

June 22, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korea agreed Friday to hold temporary reunions of families divided by the 1950-53 Korean War as they boost reconciliation efforts amid a diplomatic push... more »»

Catalan secessionists cut formal ties with Spanish monarchy

June 22, 2018

MADRID (AP) — Catalonia's pro-independence political leaders are snubbing the Spanish king in their latest public challenge to rule from Madrid. more »»

EU retaliatory tariffs on raft of US goods go into force

June 22, 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is enforcing tariffs on $3.4 billion in U.S. products as of Friday in retaliation to duties the Trump administration has put on European steel and aluminum. more »»

Russia says evidence of Syria chemical attacks was faked

June 22, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia said Friday that the U.S. and its allies have relied on fabricated evidence to accuse the Syrian government of launching chemical attacks against civilians. more »»

Rival Koreas agree to reunions of war-separated families

June 22, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korea have agreed to hold temporary reunions of families divided by the 1950-53 Korean War in August as they boost reconciliation efforts amid a... more »»

'He cried and hugged me': Brazilian still separated from son

June 22, 2018

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Twenty-six days after being apprehended at the U.S. more »»

Indonesia court sentences cleric behind attacks to death

June 22, 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Radical cleric Aman Abdurrahman was sentenced to death by an Indonesian court Friday for ordering Islamic State group-affiliated militants to carry out attacks including... more »»

Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight

June 22, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States attacked first, imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum from around the globe and threatening to hit tens of billions of dollars in Chinese products. more »»

After giving birth, New Zealand leader craves mac-n-cheese

June 22, 2018

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was regaining her strength with macaroni and cheese on Friday and planned to spend at least one more night in an Aucklan... more »»

China blocks John Oliver on social media after scathing show

June 22, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — A popular Chinese social media site is censoring discussion of "Last Week Tonight" and its HBO host John Oliver after he mocked Chinese President Xi Jinping, his apparent... more »»

2 Koreas discuss holding new reunions of war-split families

June 22, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korean officials met Friday for talks on resuming reunions of families divided by the 1950-53 Korean War as the rivals boost reconciliation amid a... more »»

Eurozone gets deal to pave way for end to Greece's bailout

June 22, 2018

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — Eurozone nations agreed on the final elements of a plan to get Greece out of its eight-year bailout program and make its massive debt more manageabl. more »»

Suu Kyi says outside hate narratives driving Myanmar tension

June 22, 2018

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A social media account run by the office of Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi quotes her as saying that "hate narratives from outside the country" have fueled tensions betwee... more »»

US diplomat thinks Trump's UK itinerary includes the queen

June 22, 2018

LONDON (AP) — An official at the U.S. Embassy in London says he thinks President Donald Trump will meet Queen Elizabeth II during his visit to Britain next mont. more »»

NK pledges to destroy missile test engine site

June 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday identified the missile test engine site that it says North Korea has pledged to destroy, but the president's latest comments about resolving... more »»

Pope: Countries should take in as many refugees as they can

June 21, 2018

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis urged nations Thursday to take in as many refugees as they can integrate into their societies, but also to invest in places like Africa so migrants won'... more »»

South Sudan's armed opposition rejects 'imposition' of peace

June 21, 2018

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — South Sudan's armed opposition on Thursday rejected any "imposition" of a peace deal and asked for more time after the first face-to-face meeting between President... more »»

Saudi minister tweets barb at UEFA chief in TV rights row

June 21, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Saudi Arabia's sports minister has criticized the president of European soccer on Twitter in an escalating dispute over Qatar-owned sports broadcasting rights. more »»

Iraq set for election recount to salvage tainted result

June 21, 2018

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a disputed law ordering a hand recount of the ballots from last month's national elections after widespread allegations of fraud embarrassed... more »»

 
 
 

 

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