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EU opposes shift of US Embassy site in Israel

January 16, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union foreign ministers on Monday opposed any plan by President-elect Donald Trump to move the U.S. more »»

Piccadilly Circus signboard goes dark for digital overhaul

January 16, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The lights have gone out at Piccadilly Circus.

The famous electronic advertising signboard in central London went dark Monday for several months of renovation. more »»

Obama issues warning on 1st anniversary of Iran nuclear deal

January 16, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is marking the first anniversary of the Iran nuclear deal by warning the Trump administration that the accord can't easily be undone and is preferable to... more »»

Who are the 8 richest people? All men, mostly Americans

January 16, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The eight individuals who own as much as half of the rest of the planet are all men, and have largely made their fortunes in technology. more »»

Biden: Trump should retain sanctions on Russia

January 16, 2017

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — U.. more »»

Egypt court strikes down islands deal in blow to president

January 16, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Monday ruled against the government's attempt to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, an embarrassment for President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi that could... more »»

Kyrgyzstan: Cargo plane crash kills 37, destroys village

January 16, 2017

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — A Turkish cargo plane crashed Monday in a residential area just outside the main airport in Kyrgyzstan, destroying half of a village and killing at least 37 people in... more »»

EU nations react with surprise, defiance to Trump remarks

January 16, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — European Union nations reacted with surprise and defiance Monday to comments by President-elect Donald Trump, who said in an interview that he believed NATO was "obsolete" and that... more »»

British pound sags ahead of prime minister's Brexit speech

January 16, 2017

LONDON (AP) — After months of repeating the mantra that "Brexit means Brexit," Prime Minister Theresa May is set to reveal details of Britain's closely guarded plans for leaving the European... more »»

Iraqi troops advance in eastern Mosul amid fierce clashes

January 16, 2017

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi special forces battled Islamic State militants on Monday in two key neighborhoods in the eastern half of Mosul, a senior commander said, advancing deeper after fully... more »»

Belfast power-sharing faces Monday deadline for destruction

January 16, 2017

DUBLIN (AP) — Northern Ireland's power-sharing government faced imminent collapse Monday as rival British Protestant and Irish Catholic leaders accused each other of wrecking the coalition at the... more »»

UK leader Theresa May to appear in US Vogue magazine

January 16, 2017

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to appear in the American edition of Vogue magazine. more »»

Oman says it accepts 10 Guantanamo Bay detainees

January 16, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Oman said Monday it accepted 10 detainees from the U.S. more »»

Bombers at Nigeria's Maiduguri University kill professor

January 16, 2017

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Three suicide bombers, including a child, exploded at dawn Monday at Nigeria's northeastern University of Maiduguri, killing a university professor and another child,... more »»

Egypt court rules against handing islands to Saudi Arabia

January 16, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court ruled on Monday against the government's decision to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia — a landmark verdict likely to deepen tensions with the kingdom... more »»

UN agency chiefs urge access for aid to civilians in Syria

January 16, 2017

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The heads of major U.N. more »»

Muted reaction in Russia to Trump's talk of nuclear arms cut

January 16, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — Suggestions by President-elect Donald Trump that sanctions against Russia could be lifted in exchange for a nuclear arms cut attracted a frosty reception in Moscow on Monday. more »»

'One China principle' not negotiable, China tells Trump

January 16, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — Responding to remarks by Donald Trump, China's Foreign Ministry on Monday said the country's "one-China principle" regarding Taiwan is not negotiable and any attempt to reconsider... more »»

Stark inequality: Oxfam says 8 men as rich as half the world

January 16, 2017

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, from Bill Gates to Michael... more »»

Afghan government says IS militants kidnap 14 clerics

January 16, 2017

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says that Islamic state militants stormed a religious school in eastern Nangarhar province, kidnapping 14 clerics who were teaching at the school and... more »»

 
 
 

 

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