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EU gets heavy-duty on pollution: 1st standards for trucks

February 19, 2019

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Tuesday reached a tentative agreement on the first specific EU standards for trucks, seeking to get polluting CO2 levels down. more »»

Israel hosts east European leaders after summit scrapped

February 19, 2019

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hosted his Czech, Slovakian and Hungarian counterparts Tuesday in a series of sit-downs that replaced a high-profile summit in Jerusalem... more »»

Tech could unite Europe's populists ahead of EU vote in May

February 19, 2019

PARIS (AP) — The web platform was named for a revered French populist philosopher and created by an Italian internet entrepreneur to transform common grievances into proposals and activists into... more »»

Honda to shut plant in Brexit-shaken Britain

February 19, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Japanese carmaker Honda plans to close its car factory in western England in 2021, a fresh blow to the British economy as it struggles with the uncertainty associated with leaving... more »»

Efforts aimed at evacuating civilians from IS area in Syria

February 19, 2019

AL-OMAR OIL FIELD BASE, Syria (AP) — A spokesman for a U.S. more »»

Nigeria's opposition urges military to stay away from vote

February 19, 2019

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's top opposition candidate urged the military not to be involved in the upcoming presidential election, saying the army "has no role to play in the conduct" of the... more »»

French rally against anti-Semitism; Macron visits cemetery

February 19, 2019

PARIS (AP) — French residents and public officials from across the political spectrum geared up Tuesday for nationwide rallies against anti-Semitism following a series of anti-Semitic acts,... more »»

Dog shoots man: German court rules owner not fit for license

February 19, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — A German court has ruled that a dog owner isn't fit to carry a firearms license after his dog shot him with a rifle. more »»

China, Iran meet amid efforts to preserve nuclear deal

February 19, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — The Iranian foreign minister's passionate defense of his country's interests at the Munich Security Conference has made him "a famous person" in China, his Chinese counterpart told... more »»

Exposed Chinese database shows depth of surveillance state

February 19, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese database Victor Gevers found online was not just a collection of old personal details.

It was a compilation of real-time data on more than 2. more »»

Ex-diplomat says North Korean leader won't give up nukes

February 19, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A former North Korean diplomat says leader Kim Jong Un has no intention of giving up his nuclear weapons and sees his upcoming second summit with U.S. more »»

Haitians seek water, food as businesses reopen after protest

February 19, 2019

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Businesses and government offices slowly reopened across Haiti on Monday after more than a week of violent demonstrations by hundreds of thousands of protesters... more »»

The Latest: Maduro says Trump sounds almost Nazi-like

February 19, 2019

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump addressing the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local):

7:30 p.m. more »»

Venezuela's Maduro to throw concert rivaling Richard Branson

February 19, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Refusing to back down amid a mounting battle over Venezuela's humanitarian crisis, the government of President Nicolas Maduro announced Monday that it will hold its own... more »»

Mexico to close infamous island penal colony, region's last

February 19, 2019

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico will close its infamous Isla Marias prison, the last island penal colony in a hemisphere once dotted with remote island jails like the one depicted in the movie "Papillon. more »»

Trump pleads with Venezuela's military to back Guaido

February 19, 2019

MIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday pleaded with Venezuela's military to support opposition leader Juan Guaido and issued a dire warning if they continue to stand with President Nicolas... more »»

Tensions rising after Kashmir attack as gunbattle kills 9

February 19, 2019

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Tensions escalated after a suicide attack in disputed Kashmir, with nine people killed Monday in a gunbattle that broke out as Indian soldiers searched for militants. more »»

Trump sees 'new day' for Latin America at Miami rally

February 19, 2019

MIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday that "a new day is coming in Latin America," as he sought to rally support among the largest Venezuelan community in the U.S. more »»

Trump sees 'new day' for Latin America at Miami rally

February 18, 2019

MIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday that "a new day is coming in Latin America," as he sought to rally support among the largest Venezuelan community in the U.S. more »»

Haitians seek water, food as businesses reopen after protest

February 18, 2019

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Businesses and government offices slowly reopened across Haiti on Monday after more than a week of violent demonstrations by hundreds of thousands of protesters... more »»

 
 
 

 

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