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Johnson, Juncker to meet in Brexit breakthrough bid

September 13, 2019

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will hold face-to-face talks next week in a bid to break the Brexit impass. more »»

South African leader drops UN visit as women protest attacks

September 13, 2019

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's president on Friday canceled a visit to the United Nations' annual gathering of world leaders this month to focus on unrest over gender-based violence and... more »»

EU competition chief hints at new data rules for tech firms

September 13, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The European Union's powerful competition chief indicated Friday that she's looking at expanding regulations on personal data, dropping an initial hint about how she plans to use ne... more »»

Kenya becomes 3rd country to roll out malaria vaccine

September 13, 2019

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Health authorities in Kenya on Friday started administering doses of the world's only licensed malaria vaccine to young children in rural areas facing high transmission... more »»

Ukraine's president: US will give extra $140 million in aid

September 13, 2019

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president said Friday that the United States hasn't only released $250 million in military aid to his country but will also extend an additional $140 million. more »»

Massive transport strike on pension reform plans hits Paris

September 13, 2019

PARIS (AP) — The biggest strike to hit Paris public transport in more than a decade disrupted tourists' plans Friday and forced commuters to work from home or find alternative ways to reach the... more »»

Mugabe will have private burial at national Heroes' Acre

September 13, 2019

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will be buried at the national Heroes' Acre site but the date has not yet been set, a family spokesman said Friday, as mourners... more »»

UK parliamentary speaker warns prime minister to follow law

September 13, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The speaker of Britain's lower house of parliament has made it abundantly clear he is not going quietly into retirement at the end of October. more »»

Pope Francis to visit Thailand, Japan in November

September 13, 2019

BANGKOK (AP) — Pope Francis will visit Thailand and Japan in November in a visit expected to highlight his call for complete nuclear disarmament and honor the small Catholic communities in each... more »»

Massive transport strike paralyzes Paris over pension reform

September 13, 2019

PARIS (AP) — A massive strike paralyzed Paris public transports on Friday as unions protested a sweeping pension reform by French President Emmanuel Macron's government. more »»

Tennis, musical are latest events postponed in Hong Kong

September 13, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — A tennis tournament and a London musical are the latest events postponed in Hong Kong out of concerns over safety and disruptions from pro-democracy protests. more »»

Pope's visit to Thailand will also be a family reunion

September 13, 2019

UDON THANI, Thailand (AP) — Catholics in Thailand are celebrating the official announcement of the first papal visit in 35 years, but one 77-year-old nun in a far-flung corner of the country has ... more »»

Tunisia sees 26 candidates for lively presidential election

September 13, 2019

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia is holding a cacophonous presidential election this weekend, with voters choosing among 26 candidates for a new leader who can secure the North African nation's youn... more »»

Bahamians look for loved ones as 1,300 missing after Dorian

September 13, 2019

MCLEAN'S TOWN, Bahamas (AP) — They scan social media, peer under rubble, or try to follow the smell of death in an attempt to find family and friends. more »»

New Zealand plans further restrictions to gun ownership

September 13, 2019

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Six months after a gunman killed 51 people at two Christchurch mosques, New Zealand's government is planning further restrictions to gun ownership. more »»

Bahamians look for loved ones as 2,500 missing after Dorian

September 13, 2019

MCLEAN'S TOWN, Bahamas (AP) — They scan social media, peer under rubble, or try to follow the smell of death in an attempt to find family and friends. more »»

The Latest: Heavy winds, rain expected for parts of Bahamas

September 13, 2019

HIGH ROCK, Bahamas (AP) — The latest on hurricane aftermath in the Bahamas (all times local):

11:10 p.m. more »»

Bahamas tackles massive clean-up after Dorian, 1,300 missing

September 13, 2019

HIGH ROCK, Bahamas (AP) — Pastor Jeremiah Saunders stood in the golden afternoon sun and barely blinked as he debated what to pick out from the ruins of the church he built 22 years ago in the... more »»

The Latest: US begins tough new policy on asylum seekers

September 13, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. denial of asylum claims from Central Americans (all times local):

8:50 p.m. more »»

Ex-Venezuelan spymaster won't waive extradition to US

September 13, 2019

MADRID (AP) — Venezuela's former military spy chief told a Spanish court on Thursday that he won't waive extradition to the United States, claiming that the drug smuggling and other charges... more »»

 
 
 

 

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