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Deadly India fire in one of thousands of illegal factories

December 9, 2019

NEW DELHI (AP) — Day laborers in one of New Delhi's most congested neighborhoods demonstrated against unsafe working conditions on Monday, a day after at least 43 people were killed in a... more »»

Torrential rains in Uganda, 26 killed, says Red Cross

December 9, 2019

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — At least 26 people have been killed in floods unleashed by heavy rains in different parts of Uganda, the Red Cross said on Monday as authorities urged people in affected... more »»

Britain faces most history-shaping election since WWII

December 9, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Britain is facing the most testing and significant period in its modern history since World War II. more »»

5 dead, many more missing in eruption of New Zealand volcano

December 9, 2019

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand volcanic island erupted Monday in a tower of ash and steam while dozens of tourists were exploring the moon-like surface, killing five people and... more »»

North Korea opens mountain spa, ski resort in tourism push

December 9, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un opened a new mountain spa and ski resort that's intended for people to enjoy “high civilization under socialism” in another example of th... more »»

Big investors up call for governments to take climate action

December 9, 2019

MADRID (AP) — More than 600 institutional investors managing a whopping $37 trillion in client assets called Monday for governments to step up their efforts against climate change. more »»

1 dead, many more missing in eruption of New Zealand volcano

December 9, 2019

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand volcanic island spewed a massive eruption of ash and steam while dozens of tourists were exploring it on Monday afternoon, and the site was still too... more »»

China claims everyone in Xinjiang camps has 'graduated'

December 9, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — People who were at vocational training centers in China's far west Xinjiang have all ”graduated" and are living happy lives, an official said Monday. more »»

Japan empress turns 56, still recovering her mental health

December 9, 2019

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Empress Masako, still recovering from stress-induced mental health issues, said Monday she was happy to have completed her duties as part of Emperor Naruhito's enthronement... more »»

Saudi gunman tweeted against US before naval base shooting

December 9, 2019

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — The Saudi gunman who killed three people at the Pensacola naval base had apparently gone on Twitter shortly before the shooting to blast U.S. more »»

FBI says it presumes base shooting was act of terrorism

December 8, 2019

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — The Saudi gunman who killed three people at the Pensacola naval base had apparently gone on Twitter shortly before the shooting to blast U.S. more »»

Female minister, 34, tapped to become Finland's youngest PM

December 8, 2019

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — A 34-year-old transport minister and lawmaker has been tapped to become Finland's youngest prime minister ever and its third female government leader. more »»

France braces for even worse travel woes, govt seeks answers

December 8, 2019

PARIS (AP) — France braced for even worse transportation woes when the new work week begins Monday due to nationwide strikes over the government's redesign of the national retirement system. more »»

Pope names Manila Cardinal Tagle to major Vatican post

December 8, 2019

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has named Manila Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle to a major Vatican post, in a move that could boost the Asian prelate's chances of perhaps someday becoming pontiff... more »»

Piero Terracina, Rome Jew who survived Nazi death camp, dies

December 8, 2019

ROME (AP) — Piero Terracina, described as the last survivor among the Roman Jews who were deported from the Italian capital to Nazi death camps during World War II, has died at 9. more »»

Kenya building collapse toll hits 10 but 2 survivors found

December 8, 2019

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan rescuers digging through the rubble of a six-story building found two survivors alive Sunday, two days after it collapsed in Nairobi, as the death toll rose to 10. more »»

Bosnian capital of Sarajevo hit by dangerous air pollution

December 8, 2019

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Authorities say air pollution in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo has reached dangerous levels in recent days, prompting officials to ban freight vehicles from... more »»

UK parties in final hunt for votes before Thursday election

December 8, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Britain's political parties embarked Sunday on a final hunt for votes ahead of this week's general election, making last-ditch appeals to shore up support and persuade their backers... more »»

2 survivors found 2 days after Kenya building collapse

December 8, 2019

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan rescuers digging through the rubble of a six-story building found two survivors alive Sunday, two days after it collapsed in Nairobi. more »»

Protesters: Ukraine's leader must defend nation at summit

December 8, 2019

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Several thousand people rallied Sunday in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv to demand that the president defend the country's interests in this week's summit with Russia, Germany... more »»

 
 
 

 

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