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Merkel ally renews refugee cap demand, but avoids threats

July 17, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian ally has renewed calls for a cap on the number of refugees Germany accepts, but has avoided making it a condition for joining her in government... more »»

Saudi girl's online post in miniskirt draws conservative ire

July 17, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A young Saudi woman sparked a sensation online over the weekend by posting a video of herself in a miniskirt and crop top walking around in public, with some... more »»

Jordanian soldier sentenced to life for killing 3 US troops

July 17, 2017

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A military court convicted a Jordanian soldier Monday of killing three U.S. military trainers at a Jordanian air base and sentenced him to life in prison with hard labor. more »»

Trial set in case of donations for pope's hospital for kids

July 17, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Other than S. more »»

3 years on, families honor loved ones lost on downed MH17

July 17, 2017

VIJFHUIZEN, Netherlands (AP) — Relatives and friends of people killed three years ago when a surface-to-air missile blew a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet out of the sky over Ukraine gathered... more »»

Islamic leaders boycott Jerusalem site over metal detectors

July 17, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Islamic leaders called on Muslims on Monday to boycott a Jerusalem holy site at the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in a gesture of protest after Israel set up metal... more »»

Detained human rights activists face charges in Turkey

July 17, 2017

ISTANBUL (AP) — Ten Turkish human rights activists who were detained by police while attending a training workshop appeared before a court in Istanbul on Monday to face possible charges or be... more »»

Prince Charles' wife Camilla Duchess of Cornwall, turns 70

July 17, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles' wife Camilla is turning 70 with few complaints, although she admits her feet are sore after a long day of royal duties. more »»

AP Explains: Why is SKorea pushing for talks with NKorea?

July 17, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Less than two weeks after North Korea's first intercontinental ballistic missile test, South Korea's new president has offered to hold talks at the tense border... more »»

Scholar defends Chinese-American researcher jailed in Iran

July 17, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Chinese-American graduate student sentenced to 10 years in prison in Iran for allegedly "infiltrating" the country and sending confidential material abroad is... more »»

17 soldiers wounded in PKK attack in southeast Turkey

July 17, 2017

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's military says Kurdish rebels have detonated an improvised explosive device as a military vehicle passed by, wounding 17 soldier. more »»

At least 34 missing after military ship sinks off Cameroon

July 17, 2017

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Cameroon's defense minister says at least 34 people have been declared missing after a military vessel sank off the country's Atlantic coas. more »»

Iran detains president's brother, sentences Chinese-American

July 17, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has imprisoned a Chinese-American man for 10 years after accusing him of "infiltrating" the country and detained President Hassan Rouhani's brother over allegations of... more »»

Maduro foes: Over 7 million vote in Venezuelan referendum

July 17, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Foes of President Nicolas Maduro said more than 7 million Venezuelans cast symbolic votes rejecting his plan to retool the constitution in a strong but not overwhelming... more »»

7.1 million Venezuelans vote in opposition referendum

July 17, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan's opposition said more than 7. more »»

S. Korea offers talks on tension, family reunions with North

July 17, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea offered Monday to talk with North Korea to ease animosities along their tense border and resume reunions of families separated by their war in the 1950s. more »»

Woman killed as Venezuelans vote in opposition referendum

July 17, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans lined up across the country and in expatriate communities around the world Sunday to vote in a symbolic rejection of President... more »»

Woman killed, 4 injured as violence erupts at Venezuela vote

July 17, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans lined up across the country and in expatriate communities around the world Sunday to vote in a symbolic rejection of President... more »»

Biggest snowfall in decades blankets Chile's capital

July 16, 2017

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chile's capital was blanketed this weekend by the biggest snowfall in decades, with some residents grumbling about blocked roads and downed power lines, while others made... more »»

 
 
 

 

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