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Taiwan's leader meets with US official after election win

January 12, 2020

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Fresh from a landslide reelection victory, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen met Sunday with the de facto U.S. more »»

Hifter's forces say they'll abide by Libya ceasefire deal

January 12, 2020

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya’s east-based forces have announced that they will abide by a ceasefire brokered by Russia and Turkey that is to start Sunday. more »»

France's #MeToo: Book on child-sex writer prompts outcry

January 12, 2020

PARIS (AP) — He was a middle-aged French author becoming known, even celebrated, for writing about sex with children. more »»

Taiwan leader meets top US official after her election win

January 12, 2020

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Fresh from a landslide reelection victory, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen met Sunday with the de facto U.S. more »»

Australian village ready for 'The Beast' to burn on through

January 12, 2020

BURRAGATE, Australia (AP) — As the sky darkened and the smoke billowed through the village, it seemed to those hunkering at the fire station that "The Beast” would finally roar through. more »»

Firefighter dies as Australia works on long-term battle plan

January 12, 2020

BURRAGATE, Australia (AP) — A firefighter was killed by a falling tree while b attling the Australian wildfire crisis overnight and the prime minister on Sunday said his government was adapting... more »»

Under pressure, Iran admits it shot down jetliner by mistake

January 12, 2020

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — In the face of mounting evidence, Iran on Saturday acknowledged that it shot down the Ukrainian jetliner by accident, killing all 176 people aboard. more »»

In Mexican capital, red shoes to protest killings of women

January 11, 2020

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Stiletto heels. Clogs. Trainers. Tiny, child-size Croc. more »»

New year, new headache for queen with Harry and Meghan rift

January 11, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II ended 2019 with a public plea for global harmony after a rocky yea. more »»

Judges from across Europe march to defend Polish peers

January 11, 2020

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Judges from across Europe, many of them dressed in their judicial robes, marched silently in Warsaw on Saturday in a show of solidarity with Polish peers who are protesting ... more »»

12 migrants dead, 21 rescued at sea off western Greece

January 11, 2020

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's coast guard said 12 migrants were found dead in the Ionian Sea and 21 others were rescued after their boat took on water and sank Saturday. more »»

Libya's UN-backed leader welcomes cease-fire, doubts rival

January 11, 2020

ROME (AP) — Libya’s U.N. more »»

UK police say it was mistake to call climate group extremist

January 11, 2020

LONDON (AP) — British police say it was an “error of judgment” to include environmental protest group Extinction Rebellion in an official document that listed extremist organizations. more »»

German and Russian leaders discuss Mideast tensions

January 11, 2020

MOSCOW (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks in Moscow on Saturday to discuss growing tensions in the Middle East and other issues. more »»

French PM open to scrapping raising retirement age to 64

January 11, 2020

The French prime minister informed the unions behind a crippling railway strike over pension reform Saturday that he is open to backing down on one of the most controversial proposals: raising th... more »»

After 3 years of acrimony, N Ireland has a government again

January 11, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Legislators returned to Northern Ireland’s assembly Saturday for the first time in three years after a deal was struck to restore the divided region’s mothballed power-sharing... more »»

New Oman ruler vows to uphold late sultan's peaceful policy

January 11, 2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Oman's new ruler, Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said, vowed Saturday to uphold his predecessor Sultan Qaboos bin Said's foreign policy approach, which steered the... more »»

Taiwan’s leader reelected as voters back tough China stance

January 11, 2020

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's independence-leaning President Tsai Ing-wen won a second term in a landslide election victory Saturday, signaling strong support for her tough stance against China. more »»

Oman's new ruler vows to uphold peaceful policy of Qaboos

January 11, 2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Oman's new ruler, Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said, vowed Saturday to uphold his predecessor Sultan Qaboos bin Said's foreign policy approach, which steered the... more »»

12 migrants found dead, 21 rescued at sea off western Greece

January 11, 2020

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's coast guard says 12 migrants have been found dead in the Ionian Sea and 21 others have been rescued after their boat took in water and sank. more »»

 
 
 

 

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