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3 top former Turkish diplomats jailed in failed coup attempt

August 27, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state news agency says three former top Turkish diplomats have been jailed for their alleged involvement in the failed coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip... more »»

Far-right anti-Islam activists protest atop Berlin monument

August 27, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Anti-Islam activists have staged an hour-long demonstration atop Berlin's Brandenburg Gat. more »»

Kurdish-led Syrian forces report Turkish air raids on bases

August 27, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria say Turkish airstrikes hit bases and residential areas on Saturday near Jarablus, a town seized by Turkey-backed rebels earlier this week. more »»

Italy buries quake dead, recalls sisters embracing in rubble

August 27, 2016

ASCOLI PICENO, Italy (AP) — A young man wept over a little girl's white coffin, while a woman nearby gently stroked another small casket, as Italians bid farewell Saturday to victims of the... more »»

The Latest: Number of Romanians killed in quake rises to 10

August 27, 2016

ASCOLI PICENO, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the Italian earthquake (all times local):

1:15 p.. more »»

Fire sweeps through Russian warehouse, killing 17 workers

August 27, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian emergency services say a fire swept through a printing plant's warehouse in Moscow on Saturday, killing 17 migrant workers from Kyrgyzstan. more »»

Tunisia's new government seeks stronger economy, security

August 27, 2016

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's Parliament has approved Youssef Chahed as prime minister along with a new government focused on boosting the economy and fighting terrorism. more »»

The Latest: Quake funeral underway; bishop urges courage

August 27, 2016

ASCOLI PICENO, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the Italian earthquake (all times local):

11:50 a.m. more »»

Tears flow as Italy prepares state funeral for quake dead

August 27, 2016

ASCOLI PICENO, Italy (AP) — Mourners sobbed and caressed coffins, some of them holding the bodies of young children, as Italy prepared to hold a state funeral for some victims of the devastating... more »»

Bangladesh police kill 3, including suspect in Dhaka attack

August 27, 2016

NEW DELHI (AP) — Police in Bangladesh killed three suspected militants Saturday, including an alleged mastermind of a major attack on a cafe last month that left 20 people dead. more »»

Italian president visits quake town, thanks rescue workers

August 27, 2016

ASCOLI PICENO, Italy (AP) — Italian President Sergio Mattarella paid a visit on Saturday to Amatrice, a town devastated in the earthquake that hit central Italy this week and the place with the... more »»

Despite progress, US-Russia fall short on truce for Syria

August 27, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The United States and Russia say they have resolved a number of issues standing in the way of restoring a nationwide truce to Syria and opening up aid deliveries, but were unable... more »»

UN condemns 4 North Korean ballistic missile launches

August 27, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. more »»

N. Korea says UN condemnation of missile tests 'provocation'

August 27, 2016

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday expressed anger at United Nations Security Council discussions over a statement denouncing the country's latest submarine-launched missile... more »»

Top French court rules burkini bans violate basic freedoms

August 27, 2016

PARIS (AP) — France's top administrative court on Friday overturned a ban on burkinis in a Mediterranean beach resort, effectively meaning that towns can no longer issue bans on the swimsuits tha... more »»

Bolivian president, opposition spar over official's killing

August 26, 2016

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — President Evo Morales and his political opponents traded recriminations Friday over the shocking beating death of a high-ranking government official by protesting miners wh... more »»

US, Russia fall short on deal to restore Syria truce

August 26, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The United States and Russia said Friday they had resolved a number of issues standing in the way of restoring a nationwide truce to Syria and opening up aid deliveries, but were... more »»

UN renews commitment to help implement Colombia cease-fire

August 26, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. more »»

Photograph of separated elderly Canada couple gets attention

August 26, 2016

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A photograph of a crying elderly Canadian couple in wheelchairs, separated into two different care homes after 62 years of marriage because no beds were... more »»

Survival of quake victims depends on many factors

August 26, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — How long can people survive in the rubble of an earthquake?

A week or more under the best circumstances, some experts say. more »»

 
 
 

 

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