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Merkel to meet UK prime minister soon to discuss Brexit

August 16, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel could meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson soon to discuss Brexit, her spokesman said Friday. more »»

Putin gives pilot who landed in cornfield Russia's top medal

August 16, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday awarded the nation's highest medal, the Hero of Russia, to the pilot who managed to smoothly land his disabled passenger plane in a... more »»

Israel grants Tlaib West Bank visit on humanitarian grounds

August 16, 2019

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Friday it has granted a request by Democratic Rep. more »»

Zimbabwe police, protesters clash in Zimbabwe's capital

August 16, 2019

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's police fired tear gas Friday to disperse anti-government protesters in the center of the capital, Harare. more »»

Lawyer says India promises to ease Kashmir lockdown in days

August 16, 2019

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's government assured the Supreme Court on Friday that the situation in disputed Kashmir is being reviewed daily and unprecedented security restrictions will be removed over... more »»

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure

August 16, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — The CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways, one of Hong Kong's most prominent companies, resigned Friday following pressure by Beijing on the carrier over participation by some of its... more »»

UN: Migrant deaths in Americas top 500 so far this year

August 16, 2019

GENEVA (AP) — More than 500 migrants have lost their lives in the Americas so far this year, about a 33% increase from a year ago, the U.N. migration agency said Friday. more »»

UN says 2nd attempt to return Rohingya to Myanmar planned

August 16, 2019

BANGKOK (AP) — Myanmar and Bangladesh are making a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims after more than 700,000 of them fled a security crackdown in Myanmar almost two years ago,... more »»

Dutch Princess Christina, sister of former queen, dies at 72

August 16, 2019

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch Princess Christina, the youngest sister of former Queen Beatrix, died Friday after a battle with bone cancer. She was 72. more »»

Belgium seeks extradition of arms trafficker from Portugal

August 16, 2019

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian authorities are seeking the extradition of a convicted arms trafficker who was arrested in Portugal this week after a year-long run from justice. more »»

The Latest: Protesters, police clash in Zimbabwe's capital

August 16, 2019

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's anti-government demonstration (all times local):

11:05 a.m. more »»

Slurs and slingshots: Kashmiris allege abuse amid lockdown

August 16, 2019

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Farooq Ahmed Wani was driving home on his motorcycle with his 6-year-old niece in Indian-controlled Kashmir when they were stopped by paramilitary soldiers, one of whom he... more »»

London Stock Exchange trade resumes after delay

August 16, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The London Stock Exchange resumed trading Friday after a "services issue" delayed regular activity on its biggest indexes. more »»

N. Korea fires more projectiles, rules out talks with South

August 16, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Friday bluntly criticized South Korean President Moon Jae-in for continuing to hold military exercises with the U.S. more »»

The Latest: Court hears cases on India's moves in Kashmir

August 16, 2019

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Latest on India revoking status of Indian-administered Kashmir (all times local):

12:15 p.m. more »»

S. Korea says N. Korea has fired 2 more projectiles into sea

August 16, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's military said North Korea fired two projectiles into the sea Friday to extend a recent streak of weapons tests believed to be aimed at pressuring Washingto... more »»

The Latest: US to revoke visas held by crew of Iranian ship

August 16, 2019

MADRID (AP) — The latest on Iranian supertanker at center of Persian Gulf tensions (all times local):

4:05 a.m.

The State Department says it will revoke U.S. more »»

Syrian troops advance in northwest amid intense bombardment

August 15, 2019

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian forces gained more ground from insurgents in the country's northwest on Thursday, edging closer to a major rebel-held town a day after militants shot down a government... more »»

Israel bars US congresswomen - with a nudge from Trump

August 15, 2019

JERUSALEM (AP) — With a push from President Donald Trump, Israel on Thursday barred two Muslim-American congresswomen from entering the country for a visit, an extraordinary step bringing the... more »»

Trump's stance on Hong Kong shows his focus on China trade

August 15, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rather than speak up strongly for the Hong Kong protesters, President Donald Trump on Thursday suggested the answer to their complaints of Chinese oppression is simply for... more »»

 
 
 

 

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