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Islamic State group to give up last pocket in Syrian capital

April 20, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants agreed to give up their last pocket in Damascus on Friday, state media reported, as the government seeks to retake the entire Syrian capital and its... more »»

Remains of Czech cardinal return home from Vatican

April 20, 2018

PRAGUE (AP) — The remains of a Czech cardinal who faced persecution from the Nazis and Communists have been returned to his homeland from the Vatican almost 50 years after his deat. more »»

Russia: US did not violate red lines during Syria strikes

April 20, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's foreign minister said Friday that the U.S. sought out and respected Moscow's positions in Syria when it launched its air strikes last week. more »»

The Latest: Commonwealth chooses Prince Charles as next head

April 20, 2018

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Commonwealth heads of government meeting (all times local):

5:50 p.m. more »»

The Latest: 2 more Palestinian protesters killed in Gaza

April 20, 2018

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on the crisis along the Israel-Gaza border (all times local):

7:20 p.m. more »»

Pakistan: Armed men rob, harass prominent right activist

April 20, 2018

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A prominent Pakistani rights group says armed men have raided the house of one of its editors, harassing her and stealing her laptop, two hard drives and two cell phones, as well... more »»

German town braces for neo-Nazi concert on Hitler's birthday

April 20, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — A small town in Germany's far east braced Friday for the arrival of hundreds of neo-Nazis planning to attend a music festival timed to coincide with Adolf Hitler's birthday. more »»

Israeli fire in new Gaza border protest kills 2 Palestinians

April 20, 2018

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Thousands of Palestinians joined the fourth weekly protest on Gaza's border with Israel on Friday, some burning tires or flying kites with flaming rags dangling from... more »»

The Latest: Gaza ministry says 445 protesters wounded

April 20, 2018

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on the crisis along the Israel-Gaza border (all times local):

6:55 p.m. more »»

Afghan authorities: 3 protecting voter registration killed

April 20, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Three police protecting voter registration centers in two Afghan provinces were killed by militants over a two-day period this week, authorities said Saturday. more »»

Turkish lawmakers approve early elections called by Erdogan

April 20, 2018

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's parliament has approved holding the country's presidential and parliamentary elections a year-and-half early, a change President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said is needed... more »»

Germany: Truck tips over, floods field with fish

April 20, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — Oh sprat!

A tractor-trailer tried to take a turn and toppled over, tipping its entire load of fish onto a German farmer's fiel. more »»

UK lawmakers form group to combat 'malign' Russian influence

April 20, 2018

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers set up a special group Friday to focus on Russian election interference and disinformation campaigns, saying more must be done to understand the extent of Moscow's... more »»

Rights group: Lebanon evicting Syrian refugees from towns

April 20, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — Local officials in Lebanon are throwing Syrian out of their towns in a violation of their rights as refugees and residents, a human rights group said in a new report released Friday. more »»

UN health agency: Hungarian scientist exposed to Ebola

April 20, 2018

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says it has coordinated shipment of an experimental Ebola vaccine and drugs to treat a laboratory scientist in Hungary who was exposed to the... more »»

The Latest: Israeli defense minister shrugs off video threat

April 20, 2018

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on the crisis along the Israel-Gaza border (all times local):

5:05 p.. more »»

First clues emerge about Cuba's future under new president

April 20, 2018

HAVANA (AP) — Miguel Diaz-Canel has been the presumptive next president of Cuba since 2013, when Raul Castro named the laconic former provincial official to the important post of first vice... more »»

The Latest: Officials say 83 Palestinians wounded in protest

April 20, 2018

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on the crisis along the Israel-Gaza border (all times local):

4:50 p.m. more »»

UK Supreme Court declines appeal from parents of ill toddler

April 20, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal from a mother and father who want to take their terminally ill toddler to Italy for treatment. more »»

Police remove students from occupied Paris university site

April 20, 2018

PARIS (AP) — French police removed students from a Paris university building Friday that had been occupied for a month to protest admission changes that also are causing turmoil at other campuses. more »»

 
 
 

 

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