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Lebanese push for more participation of women in politics

January 21, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon is campaigning to get at least five times more women elected to parliament this spring in its first vote in nearly 10 years, the country's first women's affairs minister says. more »»

Turkish troops attack Kurdish enclave in northern Syria

January 21, 2018

HASSA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish troops and Syrian opposition forces attacked a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria on Sunday in their bid to drive a U.S.-allied Kurdish militia from the region. more »»

Taliban attack on Afghan hotel ends after 13 hours, 6 dead

January 21, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban assault on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan's capital killed at least six people, including a foreigner, and pinned security forces down for more than... more »»

The Latest: Afghan hotel attack ends, Taliban claim

January 21, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on Afghanistan, where gunmen stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in the capital, Kabul (all times local):

1:30 p.m. more »»

Gunmen assault luxury hotel in Afghan capital, 5 dead

January 21, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Gunmen stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, killing at least five people, including a foreigner, and setting off a gun battle with security forces that lasted... more »»

Head of popular girl band leads N. Korean team to S. Korea

January 21, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The head of a hugely popular North Korean girl band crossed the heavily fortified border into South Korea on Sunday to check preparations for rare performances by an art... more »»

Lebanese women look for greater role in parliament elections

January 21, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon is campaigning to get at least five times more women elected to parliament this spring in its first vote in nearly 10 years, the country's first women's affairs minister says. more »»

Pope wrapping up contentious, restive trip to Latin America

January 21, 2018

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Pope Francis is wrapping up the most contested, violent trip of his papacy Sunday with a series of meetings with Peruvian church leaders and a final Mass at an air base in Peru'... more »»

Protesters, police clash at roadblocks in Honduras

January 21, 2018

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Clashes have broken out in Honduras as demonstrators protesting President Juan Orlando Hernandez's re-election blocked roads in several locations and police moved int... more »»

Not all South Koreans are happy about unified hockey team

January 21, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Koreans seem generally happy they'll see the North Koreans at their Olympics, but aren't as pleased about sharing a team with them. more »»

Gunmen storm Intercontinental Hotel in Afghan capital

January 21, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — At least four gunmen stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in the Afghan capital on Saturday evening, triggering a shootout with security forces, officials said. more »»

Pope: Femicides in Latin America a scourge that must stop

January 20, 2018

TRUJILLO, Peru (AP) — Pope Francis denounced femicides and other gender-based crimes that have turned Latin America into the most violent place on Earth for women, calling Saturday for legislatio... more »»

Cardinal rebukes pope over Chile 'slander' comments on abuse

January 20, 2018

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Pope Francis' top adviser on clerical sex abuse implicitly rebuked the pontiff for having accused Chilean victims of slander, saying Saturday that his words were "a source of... more »»

The Latest: Tillerson speaks to Turkey, Russia diplomats

January 20, 2018

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on developments related to Syria (all times local):

11:35 p.m.

U.S. more »»

Gunmen storm Intercontinental Hotel in Afghan capital Kabul

January 20, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says that a group of gunmen have attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in the capital Kabul. more »»

Dior travels back in time for couture-infused menswear

January 20, 2018

PARIS (AP) — Designer Kris Van Assche travelled back in a fashion time machine Saturday while Robert Pattinson explained the importance of clothes for acting roles as he attended Dior Homme's... more »»

Prague hotel fire kills 2, dozens injured

January 20, 2018

PRAGUE (AP) — Czech officials say a hotel fire in downtown Prague has killed at least two people and injured dozens. more »»

Tens of thousands stage anti-corruption protest in Romania

January 20, 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Tens of thousands of Romanians on Saturday protested against legislation passed by Parliament which critics say will make it harder to prosecute crime and high-level... more »»

Pope consoles Peruvians reeling from floods, violence

January 20, 2018

TRUJILLO, Peru (AP) — Pope Francis consoled Peruvians who lost their homes and livelihoods in devastating floods last year, telling them Saturday they can overcome all of life's "storms" by comin... more »»

Serbian president visits Kosovo after politician's slaying

January 20, 2018

MITROVICA, Kosovo (AP) — Serbia's president on Saturday pledged to help build a lasting peace in Kosovo days after the killing this week of a moderate Kosovo Serb politician fueled fears of... more »»

 
 
 

 

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