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Scuffles mar anniversary of birth of yellow vest movement

November 16, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Scuffles between Paris police and activists on Saturday marred the anniversary of the birth of the yellow vest movement against government policies seen as favoring the ric. more »»

Prince Andrew again denies having sex with Epstein victim

November 16, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Britain’s Prince Andrew says he doesn’t remember a woman who has accused him of sexually exploiting her in encounters arranged by Jeffrey Epstein. more »»

Car bomb kills at least 18 in Syrian town held by Turkey

November 16, 2019

BEIRUT (AP) — A car bomb exploded Saturday in a northern Syrian town controlled by Turkey-backed opposition fighters, killing at least 18 people and wounding several others, Syrian opposition... more »»

Bolivia’s crisis turns deadly again as 5 killed in clash

November 16, 2019

SACABA, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivia’s political crisis turned deadly again when security forces opened fire on supporters of Evo Morales. more »»

UK’s Labour Party hammering out election platform

November 16, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Labour Party leaders are meeting Saturday to hammer out the details of their platform for next month’s U.K. more »»

Dutch version of St. Nicholas has controversial sidekick

November 16, 2019

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch version of St. more »»

Tear gas fired in Paris as yellow vests mark anniversary

November 16, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Tear gas and water cannon were used Saturday as Paris police sought to disperse yellow vest protesters marking the first anniversary of the birth of their movement against government... more »»

Pope urges ‘prudent’ choices as hospital weathers new storm

November 16, 2019

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has urged the Vatican’s pediatric hospital to make “prudent” choices as it expands to welcome more patient. more »»

Muslim voters attacked in Sri Lanka presidential election

November 16, 2019

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Polls closed Saturday evening after a day of voting for Sri Lanka’s next president, an election marred by shots fired at a convoy of Muslims heading to cast their ballot... more »»

Protests grip major Iran cities over gas prices; 1 killed

November 16, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Protesters angered by Iran raising government-set gasoline prices by 50% blocked traffic in major cities and occasionally clashed with police Saturday after a... more »»

St. Mark's Square reopens in Venice, but water remains high

November 16, 2019

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Tourists and residents were allowed back into S. more »»

Fire in student apartment block raises Grenfell parallels

November 16, 2019

LONDON (AP) — A fire that swept through a six-story student apartment building in northern England has raised concerns that authorities failed to learn the lessons of the 2017 Grenfell Tower... more »»

Chinese troops join Hong Kong cleanup as protesters retreat

November 16, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Most anti-government protesters abandoned their occupation of Hong Kong’s universities Saturday, while the small contingents that remained harassed some of those cleaning up and... more »»

Chinese students head to mainland, fleeing Hong Kong unrest

November 16, 2019

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — The mainland Chinese students arriving from Hong Kong huddled with their suitcases, waiting for a bus to take them to temporary accommodation in this city across the border... more »»

Muslim voters attacked as Sri Lanka votes for president

November 16, 2019

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Muslim voters traveling by bus to polling stations in northern Sri Lanka were shot at, pelted with stones and blocked by burning tires hours before polls opened in... more »»

Germany arrests woman, accused of joining IS, on return home

November 16, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — A German woman accused of joining the Islamic State group in Syria and marrying an IS fighter has been arrested on arrival in Germany. more »»

Prague museum displays totalitarian-era surveillance tech

November 16, 2019

PRAGUE (AP) — The Iron Curtain was more than just a figure of speech: Communist regimes set up thousands of miles of heavily-guarded, electrified barbed wire fencing to completely isolate Eastern... more »»

Serbia’s president hospitalized with cardiovascular problems

November 16, 2019

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The office of Serbia’s president says he has been hospitalized with cardiovascular problems. more »»

Vatican youth seminary scandal grows with new abuse claims

November 16, 2019

VATICAN CITY (AP) — A scandal over alleged sexual molestation and abuse at the Vatican’s youth seminary is growing, with more former papal altar boys alleging inappropriate behavior by priests... more »»

Israel strikes Hamas targets after 2 rockets fired from Gaza

November 16, 2019

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel said its aircraft hit military sites for Gaza’s Hamas rulers early Saturday after two rockets were fired from the Palestinian enclave. more »»

 
 
 

 

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