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Hungarian writer and dissident Gyorgy Konrad dies at 86

September 13, 2019

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Gyorgy Konrad, a writer and sociologist who was an iconic figure of Hungary's dissident movement while the country was under communist rule, died Friday at his home in... more »»

Zimbabwe's Mugabe to be buried in 30 days, at new mausoleum

September 13, 2019

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The burial of Zimbabwe's founding president, President Robert Mugabe , will be delayed for at least a month until a special mausoleum can be built at a prominent spot at... more »»

Taliban visits Moscow days after Trump says talks 'dead'

September 13, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — A negotiating team from the Taliban arrived Friday in Russia, a representative told The Associated Press, just days after U.S. more »»

The Latest: UK leader will meet with EU's Juncker on Brexit

September 13, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):

7:45 p.m. more »»

Fire at hospital in Brazil kills 11 people, many elderly

September 13, 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A fire raced through a hospital in Rio de Janeiro, forcing staff to wheel patients into the streets on beds or in wheelchairs and killing at least 11 people, many of them... more »»

Zimbabwe's Mugabe to be buried in 30 days, at new site

September 13, 2019

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The burial of Zimbabwe's founding president, President Robert Mugabe , will be delayed for a month until a special site can be built at the national Heroes' Acre monument,... more »»

Fire at Brazil hospital kills 11 people, many elderly

September 13, 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A fire raced through a hospital in Rio de Janeiro, forcing staff to wheel patients into the streets on beds or in wheelchairs and killing at least 11 people, many of them... more »»

Congo Ebola survivor passes college exam taken in isolation

September 13, 2019

BENI, Congo (AP) — The young Ebola patient who took his college entrance exam while being treated in isolation has passed the demanding test, to the joy of many in Congo where his story is now... more »»

London Fashion Week: Organizers warn of 'Brexit' risks

September 13, 2019

LONDON (AP) — British fashion officials are warning about the perils of a "no-deal" Brexit as London Fashion Week begins. more »»

Johnson, Juncker to meet in a bid for a Brexit breakthrough

September 13, 2019

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will hold talks next week to try to break the Brexit impasse as both sides seek to avert... more »»

Hungary's Orban points to EU 'enlargement fatigue'

September 13, 2019

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's prime minister said Friday that Western countries in the European Union are suffering from "enlargement fatigue" and using newer members as a scapegoat for thei... more »»

France bans shows by ailing bear following abuse complaints

September 13, 2019

PARIS (AP) — French authorities have banned the owners of a sick bear from displaying the animal in public shows after an inspection found that it suffered from severe health problems and was... more »»

Hong Kong festival marked with pro-democracy messages

September 13, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of Hong Kong people carried lanterns with pro-democracy messages and formed human chains on two of the city's peaks during mid-autumn festival celebrations Friday night... more »»

Museum says not everything glittered in Dutch 'Golden Age'

September 13, 2019

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Not everything glittered in the 17th century when what is now the Netherlands was a mercantile, military and artistic superpower, so a Dutch museum has decided to stop calling... more »»

The Latest: EU's Juncker not optimistic about Irish border

September 13, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):

4:10 p.m. more »»

Paris sees biggest transport strike in decade over pensions

September 13, 2019

PARIS (AP) — The biggest strike to hit Paris public transport since 2007 created major traffic jams Friday, disrupting tourists' plans and forcing commuters to work from home or find alternative... more »»

Bundesbank chief Weidmann critical of new ECB stimulus

September 13, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — The head of Germany's central bank says the European Central Bank "overshot the mark" in delivering a new blast of monetary stimulus to help the continent's shaky economy. more »»

Death toll in Rio de Janeiro hospital fire rises to 11

September 13, 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A fire raced through a hospital in Rio de Janeiro, forcing staff to wheel patients into the streets on beds or in wheelchairs and leaving at least 11 people dead, Brazilian... more »»

Torrential rains pound southeastern Spain, death toll to 4

September 13, 2019

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Rescue workers saved thousands of people from rising waters as record rainfall pounded southeastern Spain on Friday, a deluge that authorities said killed at least four... more »»

The Latest: Probe of alleged Leave campaign violations halts

September 13, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):

2:50 p.m. more »»

 
 
 

 

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