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New audio shows UK could not prevent Iran takeover of tanker

July 21, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The release Sunday of an audio recording has shed new light on the seizure of a British-flagged tanker at the hands of Iran's Revolutionary Guard as tensions flare in the strategic... more »»

Japan's ruling coalition secures upper house majority

July 21, 2019

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition secured a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament in elections Sunday, according to vote counts by public television and other media. more »»

Hong Kong police launch tear gas in attempt to end protest

July 21, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police launched tear gas at protesters Sunday after a massive pro-democracy march continued late into the evenin. more »»

Pakistani hospital hit by female suicide bomber, 9 killed

July 21, 2019

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) — A female suicide bomber struck outside a hospital in Pakistan on Sunday as the wounded were being brought in from an earlier shooting against police, in a comple... more »»

Teen climate activist gets Normandy's first Freedom Prize

July 21, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Swedish teen climate change activist Greta Thunberg has received the first Freedom Prize awarded by France's Normandy region, which last month commemorated the 75th D-Day anniversary. more »»

The Latest: Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters

July 21, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local):

10:50 p.m.

Hong Kong police have thrown tear gas canisters at protesters after they refused to disperse. more »»

Audio shows UK navy trying to thwart Iran from seizing ship

July 21, 2019

LONDON (AP) — In an audio recording released Sunday, a British naval officer insists that a British-flagged oil tanker must be allowed to sail through the Strait of Hormuz as Iranian paramilitary... more »»

Hong Kong residents deface Chinese emblem in latest protest

July 21, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Tens of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday, with some of the marchers defacing a national Chinese emblem in their latest... more »»

1,000 firefighters battle wildfires in central Portugal

July 21, 2019

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Some 1,000 firefighters are working to contain wildfires in central Portugal that have already injured eight firefighters and 12 civilians, authorities said Sunday. more »»

UK Treasury chief vows to quit if Boris Johnson becomes PM

July 21, 2019

LONDON (AP) — British Treasury chief Philip Hammond said Sunday that he will quit if — as widely expected — Boris Johnson becomes prime minister this week on a promise to leave the European Union... more »»

Female suicide bomber strikes hospital in Pakistan, 9 killed

July 21, 2019

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) — A female suicide bomber struck outside a hospital in Pakistan on Sunday as the wounded were being brought in from an earlier shooting against police, in a comple... more »»

Ukrainians vote, leader seeks support to fight corruption

July 21, 2019

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainians are voting in an early parliamentary election in which the new party of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is set to take the largest share of votes. more »»

Hong Kong protesters continue past march's end point

July 21, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong pressed on Sunday past the designated end point for a march in which tens of thousands repeated demands for direct elections in the Chinese territory and... more »»

Pope: Moon landing inspires progress on justice, environment

July 21, 2019

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is hoping that the 50th anniversary of the first moon walk inspires efforts to help our "common home" on Earth.

Francis told the public in S. more »»

The Latest: Ukraine's leader vows to end lawmaker immunity

July 21, 2019

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on Ukraine's parliamentary election (all times local):

1:10 p.m. more »»

The Latest: UK rejects Iran's 'tit for tat' view of tanker

July 21, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments related to tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local):

12:55 p.m.

The U.K. more »»

Police get arrest warrant as survivor recalls Kyoto arson

July 21, 2019

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police have obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect as soon as he regains consciousness from injuries in a deadly arson at a Kyoto anime studio, officials said Sunday. more »»

Ukrainian leader seeks backing to fight corruption in vote

July 21, 2019

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainians are voting in an early parliamentary election in which the new party of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is set to take the largest share of votes. more »»

Ukrainian president's party seeks majority in new parliament

July 21, 2019

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainians are voting in a snap parliamentary election in which the party of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is set to take the largest share of votes. more »»

British Airways, Lufthansa suspend Cairo flights

July 21, 2019

LONDON (AP) — British Airways and Lufthansa both said Saturday they were suspending flights to Cairo for unspecified reasons related to safety and security. more »»

 
 
 

 

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