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US, Israeli embassies in Berlin receive letters with powder

August 14, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — Police are investigating two threatening letters containing a white powder that were sent to the American and Israeli embassies in the German capital, authorities said Tuesday. more »»

The Latest: Police say London attack was deliberate

August 14, 2018

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a crash outside the House of Parliament in London (all times local):

1:10 p.m.

U.S. more »»

Crash outside parliament in London treated as terrorism

August 14, 2018

LONDON (AP) — A car plowed into pedestrians and cyclists near the Houses of Parliament in London during the morning rush hour Tuesday, injuring three people in what police suspect is the latest i... more »»

Uganda opposition figure detained after his driver is slain

August 14, 2018

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A prominent opposition figure in Uganda has been detained following violent clashes Monday night that allegedly started when President Yoweri Museveni's motorcade was pelte... more »»

The Latest: Afghan aid group offers to help Ghazni's wounded

August 14, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan after a surge in Taliban attacks (all times local):

2:50 p.m. more »»

Activist compares Beijing's rule in Hong Kong to colonialism

August 14, 2018

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong pro-independence activist decried Beijing's rule over the city as modern-day colonialism in a speech Tuesday to a foreign journalists' association that defied the... more »»

Indonesia woman irked by mosque noise on trial for blasphemy

August 14, 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian prosecutors have demanded an 18-month prison term for a woman who was charged with blasphemy after she complained about the volume of a mosque's loudspeakers. more »»

Beijing: Anti-China forces are criticizing Uighur crackdown

August 14, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — China blamed "anti-China forces" on Tuesday for the growing criticism of Beijing's policies in a far western region where large groups of ethnic Uighurs are being detained in... more »»

Australia archbishop gets house detention for abuse cover-up

August 14, 2018

NEWCASTLE, Australia (AP) — The most senior Roman Catholic cleric convicted of covering up child sex abuse was ordered by an Australian court Tuesday to serve his 1-year sentence in home detentio... more »»

Now with power to long rule China, Xi beset by challenges

August 14, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — As China's leaders gather for their annual Yellow Sea retreat, the country's political waters are looking choppy. more »»

UN report: Up to 30,000 Islamic State members in Iraq, Syria

August 13, 2018

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Islamic State extremist group has up to 30,000 members roughly equally distributed between Syria and Iraq and its global network poses a rising threat — as does al-Qaida... more »»

UK Labour leader under fire over Palestinian wreath-laying

August 13, 2018

LONDON (AP) — British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, who is facing allegations of enabling anti-Semitism, acknowledged Monday that he was present at a wreath-laying to Palestinians allegedly... more »»

Israel detains prominent Jewish-American critic at airport

August 13, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — A prominent Jewish-American commentator who has been critical of Israel's policies said Monday that he was detained by Israeli airport authorities and interrogated about his... more »»

China to UN panel: No arbitrary detention in Uighur region

August 13, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — China insisted on Monday that "arbitrary detention" or "re-education centers" do not exist in its far western Xinjiang region, rejecting concerns raised by a U.N. more »»

UAE responds to AP report on deals with al-Qaida in Yemen

August 13, 2018

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates on Monday said it was actively fighting al-Qaida's branch in Yemen after an Associated Press report outlined how Emirati forces cut... more »»

EU seeks safe harbor for ship carrying 141 rescued migrants

August 13, 2018

MILAN (AP) — The European Commission said Monday that it is in contact with a number of member states to identify a country willing to take 141 migrants picked up by a rescue ship, after the... more »»

Key Afghan city turned into 'ghost town' by deadly battles

August 13, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Hundreds of people have fled four days of fierce fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban over the key provincial capital of Ghazni that has killed about 120... more »»

Male model convicted of murdering rival after online feud

August 13, 2018

LONDON (AP) — A British fashion model has been convicted of murdering a more successful rival after a social media-fueled dispute. more »»

Syria vows to help refugees return, wants sanctions lifted

August 13, 2018

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian government officials vowed Monday to ensure the safe return of refugees and urged Western countries to encourage the process by lifting sanctions. more »»

Turkey tries to contain crisis but currency keeps falling

August 13, 2018

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's central bank took action Monday to free up cash for banks as the country grapples with a currency crisis sparked by concerns over President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's... more »»

 
 
 

 

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