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Zimbabwe launches new currency measure

February 20, 2019

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe, without its own currency for a decade, took steps to address its worsening economic crisis by allowing its surrogate currency, bond notes, and electronic funds t... more »»

Croatian court detains sister after body found in freezer

February 20, 2019

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A Croatian court on Wednesday ordered one month's detention for a woman suspected of killing her younger sister, whose body was found in a freezer more than 18 years after... more »»

Britain urges Germany to ease curbs on arms sales to Saudi

February 20, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — Britain's top diplomat has urged Germany to relax its ban on arms sales to Saudi Arabia because they are affecting U.K. more »»

Civilians, including many children, leave IS-held enclave

February 20, 2019

BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — A convoy of trucks carrying hundreds of civilians, including men, women and children, left the last enclave held by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria on Wednesday,... more »»

The Latest: Spain diocese establishes clergy sex abuse panel

February 20, 2019

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on the Vatican summit on dealing with sex abuse of minors (all times local):

5:05 p.m. more »»

Lithuania detains 26, including judges, in corruption probe

February 20, 2019

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — A Lithuanian official says 26 people, including eight judges in different courts, have been detained in a corruption probe, suspected of "large-scale bribery, trading in... more »»

The Latest: Vatican thanks abuse survivors for testimonies

February 20, 2019

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on the Vatican summit on dealing with sex abuse of minors (all times local):

4:50 p.m. more »»

French court hits Swiss bank UBS with $5.1 billion penalty

February 20, 2019

PARIS (AP) — A French court ordered Switzerland's largest bank, UBS, to pay 4.5 billion euros ($. more »»

Civilian evacuation signals possible end to standoff with IS

February 20, 2019

BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — A convoy of trucks carrying hundreds of civilians, including men, women and children, left the last enclave held by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria on Wednesday,... more »»

The Latest: Survivors demand transparency at Vatican summit

February 20, 2019

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on the Vatican summit on dealing with sex abuse of minors (all times local):

4:20 p.. more »»

UK politics fractures further as 3 Conservatives defect

February 20, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Brexit-driven cracks in Britain's political party system yawned wider Wednesday, as three pro-European lawmakers quit the ruling Conservatives to join a new centrist group of... more »»

The Latest: Russia releases video of new underwater drone

February 20, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Putin's state-of-the-nation speech (all times local):

6:10 p.m. more »»

Egypt executes 9 over 2015 assassination of top prosecutor

February 20, 2019

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt on Wednesday executed nine suspected Muslim Brotherhood members convicted of involvement in the 2015 assassination of the country's top prosecutor, security officials said. more »»

Police: 1 dead after avalanche hits Swiss ski resort

February 20, 2019

CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) — A 34-year-old Frenchman whose job was to check the safety of ski slopes died overnight after being injured in an avalanche at a popular Swiss Alps ski resort,... more »»

Putin sternly warns US against putting missiles in Europe

February 20, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin sternly warned the United States against deploying new missiles in Europe, saying Wednesday that Russia will retaliate by fielding new weapons that... more »»

Reports: Russian medical aid arrives in Venezuela

February 20, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian news agencies say a shipment of Russian medicine and medical equipment has arrived in Venezuela. more »»

The Latest: French court fines Swiss bank UBS $4.2 billion

February 20, 2019

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the trial of Swiss bank UBS in France (all times local):

2:10 p.m.

A Paris court has ordered Swiss bank UBS to pay 3.7 billion euros ($4. more »»

The Latest: Survivors of clergy abuse meet summit organizers

February 20, 2019

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on the Vatican summit on dealing with sex abuse of minors (all times local):

2 p.m. more »»

South Sudan rife with human rights abuses, says UN report

February 20, 2019

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The "lawless" activities of South Sudan's national security and military intelligence risk turning the war-torn country into a police state run on fear and corruption,... more »»

Microsoft detects hacking targeting Europe democracy groups

February 20, 2019

LONDON (AP) — A hacking group has targeted European democratic institutions including think tanks and non-profit groups ahead of highly anticipated EU parliamentary elections in May, Microsoft... more »»

 
 
 

 

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