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For east Syria, US troops are about much more than oil

November 8, 2019

BEIRUT (AP) — As U.S. more »»

Hong Kong protesters blame police after student dies in fall

November 8, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong university student who fell off a parking garage after police fired tear gas during clashes with anti-government protesters died Friday in a rare fatality after five... more »»

Domingo won't perform at Tokyo Olympics cultural events

November 8, 2019

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics organizing committee said Friday opera legend Placido Domingo has said he won't perform at pre-Olympics cultural events in Japan. more »»

France reopens contested Jewish tomb in east Jerusalem

November 8, 2019

JERUSALEM (AP) — French authorities reopened one of Jerusalem's most magnificent ancient tombs to the public for the first time in over a decade, despite a dispute over access to the... more »»

Brazil's ex-president could be freed after top court ruling

November 8, 2019

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's Supreme Court delivered a ruling that could release almost 5,000 inmates still appealing their convictions, including former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and othe... more »»

AP Explains: Why is Evo Morales facing protests in Bolivia?

November 8, 2019

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivia is being wracked by its biggest protests in decades following a disputed Oct. more »»

Iran 5.9 magnitude earthquake kills at least 5, injures 300

November 8, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck northwestern Iran early Friday, killing at least five people and injuring over 300 others, officials said. more »»

Brazil top court's ruling could free ex-President Da Silva

November 8, 2019

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's Supreme Court delivered a narrow decision Thursday night that could release almost 5,000 inmates still appealing their convictions, including jailed former President Lui... more »»

Senior US envoy in Syria highly critical of troop withdrawal

November 8, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior American diplomat has written a highly critical assessment of the Trump administration's abrupt withdrawal of troops from northeast Syria last month, a decision that... more »»

South Korea deports North Koreans who fled after killing 16

November 8, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In an extremely unusual case, South Korea deported two North Korean fishermen on Thursday after determining they had killed 16 other crew members on their boat and then... more »»

Graft ruling for Malaysian ex-leader a test for government

November 8, 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — An important court ruling Monday in the first corruption trial of former Malaysian leader Najib Razak will be a test of the legal system and of the credibility of th... more »»

China sentences fentanyl traffickers after US tip about ring

November 8, 2019

XINGTAI, China (AP) — A Chinese court sentenced nine fentanyl traffickers on Thursday in a case that is the culmination of a rare collaboration between Chinese and U.S. more »»

Cambodian rival stopped from going home to challenge Hun Sen

November 8, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Cambodia's most prominent opposition leader, Sam Rainsy, was stopped from boarding a flight in Paris on Thursday in his attempt to return home to challenge his country's longtime... more »»

Ivanka Trump meets with female landowners on Morocco trip

November 8, 2019

SIDI KACEM, Morocco (AP) — Visiting Morocco for the first time, Ivanka Trump received a warm welcome Thursday from housewives, widows and other women who are benefiting from new laws that allow... more »»

Mexico farm town buries 3 of 9 slain Americans

November 8, 2019

LA MORA, Mexico (AP) — As Mexican soldiers stood guard, a mother and two sons were laid to rest in hand-hewn pine coffins in a single grave dug out of the rocky soil Thursday at the first funeral... more »»

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake jolts region of northwestern Iran

November 7, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state TV says a magnitude 5.9 earthquake has struck the northwest of the country. There are no immediate reports of casualties or damag. more »»

Mexico prison raid leads to chaos in border city

November 7, 2019

MEXICO CITY (AP) — As 850 Mexican local, state and federal security personnel prepared to raid a big state prison near the U.S. more »»

Bombing that killed 8 kids leaves Colombia president on edge

November 7, 2019

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian President Ivan Duque is facing one of the most critical moments in his administration following the resignation of his defense minister over a bombing that kille... more »»

Senior US envoy in Syria highly critical of troop withdrawal

November 7, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior American diplomat has written a highly critical assessment of the Trump administration's abrupt withdrawal of troops from northeast Syria last month, a decision that... more »»

Bosnia outraged after Macron calls it a 'ticking time-bomb'

November 7, 2019

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Officials in Bosnia expressed outrage Thursday to remarks by French President Emmanuel Macron in which he described the country as a "ticking time-bomb" and th... more »»

 
 
 

 

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