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Turkey tries to shed light on White Helmets founder's death

November 12, 2019

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish officials were performing an autopsy and other procedures Tuesday as they tried to understand how a former British officer who helped found the White Helmets... more »»

Belarus' leader visits Austria, pushes for closer EU ties

November 12, 2019

VIENNA (AP) — Belarus' authoritarian leader says his nation is hoping for better ties with the European Union. more »»

Tourists, Venetians slosh through flooded lagoon city

November 12, 2019

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Tourists and Venetians alike donned high boots and took to strategically placed raised walkways on Tuesday to slosh through the high water that has hit much of the lagoon city. more »»

Court says EU states must label Israeli settlement products

November 12, 2019

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top court ruled Tuesday that EU countries must identify products made in Israeli settlements on their labels, in a decision that was welcomed by rights groups... more »»

Grin and bear it: Berlin panda gets CT scan for kidney exam

November 12, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — A Berlin zoo says a giant panda whose twin cubs have captured international attention has undergone a CT scan after veterinarians discovered one of his kidneys was smaller than the... more »»

3 new candidates for European Commission clear 1st hurdle

November 12, 2019

BRUSSELS (AP) — Three new candidates for the European Commission have cleared a first hurdle in their nomination process after lawmakers scrutinizing possible conflicts of interest gave the... more »»

Clinton criticizes UK for blocking Russian influence report

November 12, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Hillary Clinton says she's "dumbfounded" that the U.K. more »»

Polish parliament meets for 1st time since election

November 12, 2019

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's president laid out his vision of a tolerant Poland rooted in its Christian traditions and appealed Tuesday for an end to political conflict as he inaugurated a new... more »»

France hosts world leaders to address global challenges

November 12, 2019

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron and other leaders have called for greater international cooperation to ease the world's tensions at a peace forum in Paris that was notable for the... more »»

The Latest: EU asks UK to name commissioner even temporarily

November 12, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's Dec. 12 election and the country's impending departure from the European Union (all times local):

12:25 p.m. more »»

Huawei giving employees bonus for coping with US sanctions

November 12, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — Huawei is paying its employees bonuses totaling more than $285 million as thanks for helping the Chinese tech giant cope with U.S. more »»

US troops at Syria base say they'll keep pressure on IS

November 12, 2019

A BASE IN EASTERN SYRIA (AP) — At a base in eastern Syria, a senior U.S. more »»

Angered at EU, Turkey threatens to release IS prisoners

November 12, 2019

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday issued a veiled threat suggesting Turkey could release the Islamic State group prisoners it holds and send them to Europe,... more »»

Trains collide in Bangladesh, killing at least 16

November 12, 2019

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Two trains collided in eastern Bangladesh on Tuesday, killing at least 16 people and injuring scores, officials said. more »»

Polish parliament meets 1st time since populists reelected

November 12, 2019

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's newly elected parliament is inaugurating its four-year term with a ceremonial sitting Tuesday, after elections last month gave a second term to the populist... more »»

Afghan president: 3 Taliban released for held US, Australian

November 12, 2019

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday announced that his government has released three prominent Taliban figures in an effort to get the insurgents to free an America... more »»

Evo Morales flees crisis-torn Bolivia after deadly clashes

November 12, 2019

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivia faced its worst unrest in decades amid a political vacuum Tuesday, while Evo Morales, who transformed the Andean nation as its first indigenous president, fled the... more »»

Israeli airstrike kills Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza home

November 12, 2019

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A pair of Israeli airstrikes targeted senior Islamic Jihad commanders in Gaza and in Syria early on Tuesday, escalating Israel's confrontation with Iran across the... more »»

Bespoke silk robes await Pope Francis on Thailand visit

November 12, 2019

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's capital boasts garment makers ranging from bespoke tailors to sweatshops, but for a truly divine frock, you have to look a little harder. more »»

Police, protesters face off in renewed clashes in Hong Kong

November 12, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Police fired tear gas at protesters who littered streets with bricks and disrupted morning commutes and lunch breaks Tuesday after an especially violent day in Hong Kong's five... more »»

 
 
 

 

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