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Heavy snow strands 430 people overnight on train in Japan

January 12, 2018

TOKYO (AP) — About 430 people were stuck on a train overnight in Japan because of heavy snow that blanketed much of the country's Japan Sea coast, a railway official said Friday. more »»

Trump: Why allow immigrants from 'shithole countries'?

January 12, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — In bluntly vulgar language, President Donald Trump questioned Thursday why the U.S. more »»

Chinese authorities demolish well-known evangelical church

January 12, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in northern China's coal country have demolished a well-known Christian mega-church, underscoring long-standing tensions between religious groups and the officially... more »»

AP: Famed conductor faces 6 new sex claims, including 1 rape

January 12, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Six more women have stepped forward to accuse prominent conductor Charles Dutoit of sexually assaulting them in the United States, France and Canada, including a musician who... more »»

AP Exclusive: Pope letter details concern over Chile bishop

January 11, 2018

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The Vatican was so concerned about the fallout from Chile's most notorious pedophile priest that it planned to ask three Chilean bishops accused of knowing about his... more »»

Majority of Egypt's lawmakers want president to run again

January 11, 2018

CAIRO (AP) — More than 500 of Egypt's 596 lawmakers have signed "recommendations" supporting a re-election bid by President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, even before he has formally announced his... more »»

Hunt ends for missing from Curacao boat crash; 4 known dead

January 11, 2018

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Authorities called off a search Thursday for more than two dozen people who may have been on a boat carrying migrants from crisis-wracked Venezuela that crashed onto... more »»

Report: American serving life imprisonment kills himself

January 11, 2018

PRAGUE (AP) — Czech news agency CTK has reported that an American who was convicted of killing four of his Czech relatives has killed himself in priso. more »»

Macron tries to sway Trump on Iranian nuclear accord

January 11, 2018

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is trying to play world peacemaker, using a phone call with President Donald Trump to insist on the importance of the Iranian nuclear accord and... more »»

Poland's lawmakers adopt 2018 budget

January 11, 2018

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's lawmakers have voted to approve the nation's budget for 2018 that assumes 3.8 percent economic growth and a deficit well within European Union requirements. more »»

Police hunt for thieves after botched Ritz robbery in Paris

January 11, 2018

PARIS (AP) — Paris authorities recovered all the jewels stolen from the Ritz Hotel in a dramatic heist, but were still searching for two thieves who got away, officials said Thursda. more »»

Venezuela: 4 dead, 28 missing as boat sinks in Caribbean

January 11, 2018

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Authorities are searching the Caribbean for 28 people missing from a boat that left Venezuela and appears to have sunk, after four bodies and wreckage washed ashore in... more »»

Ecuador grants nationality to WikiLeaks founder

January 11, 2018

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador has granted citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after more than five years of living in asylum at the nation's embassy in London, officials announced... more »»

At snail's pace, German parties inch toward coalition talks

January 11, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Union bloc and the center-left Social Democrats appeared Thursday to be closing in on an agreement that would allow the parties to... more »»

AP: Famed conductor faces 6 new sex claims, including 1 rape

January 11, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Six more women have stepped forward to accuse prominent conductor Charles Dutoit of sexually assaulting them in the United States, France and Canada, including a musician who... more »»

Macedonia sees hope for end to name dispute with Greece

January 11, 2018

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's deputy prime minister expressed optimism on Thursday over renewed efforts to resolve a decades-long dispute with neighboring Greece over the Balkan country's... more »»

Russia, US hold talks about nuclear pact, Putin says

January 11, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow is holding negotiations with Washington regarding a pivotal nuclear arms pact.

Putin said the U.S. more »»

Disappeared nephew of Yemen's Saleh resurfaces in the south

January 11, 2018

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The nephew of Yemen's late President Ali Abdullah Saleh has surfaced on Thursday in the country's south, weeks after he disappeared after death of Saleh at hands of his onetim... more »»

Russia dismisses Democratic US Senate report as unfounded

January 11, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin on Thursday dismissed a new report by U.S. Senate Democrats describing Russian interference in the U.S. more »»

Jailed Catalan separatists pledge to eschew unilateral moves

January 11, 2018

MADRID (AP) — Three backers of Catalonia's independence sought Thursday to get released from jail for their role in the region's push to break from Spain, which triggered the country's worst... more »»

 
 
 

 

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