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Britain spy case: Watchdog rejects Russia nerve agent claim

April 18, 2018

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The head of the global chemical watchdog agency on Wednesday rejected Russian claims that traces of a second nerve agent were discovered in the English city where... more »»

Merkel condemns attack on 2 men wearing skullcaps in Germany

April 18, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday sharply condemned a street assault in Berlin on two young men wearing Jewish skullcaps that has stoked the debate about anti-Semitism in... more »»

Polish ghetto survivor worries about rising nationalism

April 18, 2018

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Marian Kalwary can still hear the faint chant of a thin little girl trying to sell insoles to people on a street of the Warsaw ghetto and get food. more »»

Saudi Arabia screens 'Black Panther' to mark cinema opening

April 18, 2018

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia held a private screening on Wednesday of the Hollywood blockbuster "Black Panther" to herald the launch of movie theaters in the kingdom, and tickets go o... more »»

Croat officials halt Serbia visit over far-right incident

April 18, 2018

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Croatian parliamentary delegation on Wednesday cut short a visit to neighboring Serbia after a far-right leader convicted of war crimes reportedly stamped on the Croatia... more »»

Russia takes heavy hand to internet to block messaging app

April 18, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities are freezing up vast swathes of the country's online world in what critics call a heavy-handed — and so far unsuccessful — attempt to block a popular messaging... more »»

Miguel Diaz-Canel, 57, selected as next president of Cuba

April 18, 2018

HAVANA (AP) — The Cuban government on Wednesday selected 57-year-old First Vice President Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez as the sole candidate to succeed President Raul Castro in a transition... more »»

Student from Zambia fights to compete in US poetry contest

April 18, 2018

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Lawyers for a high school student who fled his native Zambia and is suing to compete in a government-funded national poetry competition say the case is about an "educationa... more »»

The Latest: UN says more security needed at Douma site

April 18, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local):

9:55 p.m. more »»

Ex-head of Hungarian swimming denies ordering rival slain

April 18, 2018

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The former head of Hungary's swimming federation on Wednesday firmly denied allegations that he ordered the 1998 slaying of a business rival, his lawyer said. more »»

Italy president taps Berlusconi ally to try to break impasse

April 18, 2018

ROME (AP) — Italy's president on Wednesday tapped the Senate president, a longtime supporter of ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi, to explore possible alliances to create a governing majority in... more »»

Queen to welcome Commonwealth leaders as group seeks mission

April 18, 2018

LONDON (AP) — The flags of more than 50 nations are flying outside Buckingham Palace as Queen Elizabeth II prepares to welcome leaders from the Commonwealth, an international club with an eclecti... more »»

Pro-Putin youth group to form counter-protest squads

April 18, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — The youth wing of Russia's dominant party says it will begin training groups of activists to mobilize quickly to conduct counterdemonstrations to opposition protests. more »»

Erdogan catches Turkey off guard by calling early elections

April 18, 2018

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan caught Turkey off guard on Wednesday by calling early elections for June, in a move that could cement his grip on power a year ahead of... more »»

The Latest: First Saudi Arabian movie theater screens film

April 18, 2018

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on Saudi Arabia screening film in first movie theater to open in the country (all times local):

9 p.m. more »»

Douma chemical attack puts OPCW back in spotlight

April 18, 2018

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has been thrust once again into the international limelight by a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy... more »»

Cuba's presidential transition bringing no joy to its exiles

April 18, 2018

MIAMI (AP) — The political transition in Cuba is bringing no joy to exiles in Florida, who say they expect nothing to change after Raul Castro steps down as president. more »»

Greece vows to respect landmark court decision on migrants

April 18, 2018

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek officials say the government will respect a landmark court decision against a European Union policy that allowed authorities to force refugees and migrants to stay on... more »»

OPCW chief rejects Russia claim of 2nd Salisbury nerve agent

April 18, 2018

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The head of the global chemical watchdog agency has rejected Russian claims that traces of a second nerve agent were discovered in the English city where former... more »»

Germany's Merkel condemns attack on 2 Jewish men in Berlin

April 18, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday sharply condemned a street assault in Berlin on two young men wearing Jewish skullcaps that has stoked the debate about anti-Semitism in... more »»

 
 
 

 

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