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Clashes erupt as Hong Kong protest targets Chinese traders

July 13, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Several thousand people marched in Hong Kong on Saturday against traders from mainland China in what is fast becoming a summer of unrest in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. more »»

Toxic lake in Russia's Siberia becomes selfie sensation

July 13, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Residents of a city in Siberia don't need to fly off to tropical locales for picturesque selfies taken by pristine turquoise water. more »»

Hong Kong protesters target mainland Chinese traders

July 13, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Several thousand people marched in Hong Kong on Saturday against traders from mainland China in what is fast becoming a summer of unrest in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. more »»

Stalled Idlib campaign shows limits of Syrian, Russian power

July 13, 2019

BEIRUT (AP) — Two months of intensive airstrikes by Syrian government forces and their Russian allies, coupled with a fierce ground assault on rebel-controlled Idlib province, have killed hundred... more »»

Somali forces end extremist siege of Kismayo hotel; 26 dead

July 13, 2019

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somali forces Saturday morning ended an all-night siege on a hotel in the southern port city of Kismayo, in which the death toll has risen to 26 people, including a... more »»

US service member killed in action in Afghanistan

July 13, 2019

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. more »»

2-month Idlib campaign nets little for Syria's Assad

July 13, 2019

BEIRUT (AP) — Two months of intensive airstrikes by Syrian government forces and their Russian allies, coupled with a fierce ground assault on rebel-controlled Idlib province, have killed hundred... more »»

New Zealand gun owners turn over their weapons for money

July 13, 2019

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Dozens of Christchurch gun owners on Saturday handed over their weapons in exchange for money, in the first of more than 250 planned buyback events around New... more »»

Somalia extremist attack in port city of Kismayo kills 10

July 13, 2019

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — At least 10 people, including two journalists, were killed in an extremist attack Friday on a hotel in the port city of Kismayo, a Somali official sai. more »»

S. Korea, Japan fail to resolve growing trade dispute

July 13, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea and Japan on Friday failed to immediately resolve their dispute over Japanese export restrictions that could hurt South Korean technology companies, as Seoul... more »»

Guatemala seen as ill-prepared to absorb US-bound refugees

July 13, 2019

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A potential agreement with Washington to turn Guatemala into a "safe third country" for asylum seekers has the Guatemalan opposition up in arms and experts scratching their... more »»

UN Security Council visits Colombia as peace worries mount

July 12, 2019

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Maria del Pilar Hurtado's son screamed in anguish at the sight of his mother's dead body on a dirt road in the poor community in northern Colombia the family called home. more »»

UK counter-terror police probe leak of ambassador's cables

July 12, 2019

LONDON (AP) — British police opened a criminal investigation on Friday into the leaking of confidential diplomatic memos that cost the U.K. ambassador in Washington his job. more »»

Brexit, domestic drama and Trump drive UK leadership race

July 12, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The race to become Britain's next leader has been dominated by Brexit, but disrupted by domestic drama and Donald Trump. more »»

Ed Sheeran confirms he's married to Cherry Seaborn

July 12, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Ed Sheeran has confirmed for the first time that he and long-time girlfriend Cherry Seaborn are married. more »»

China imports from US plunge 31% in June amid tariff war

July 12, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — China's trade with the United States plunged last month as a tariff war battered exporters on both sides of the Pacific Ocean. more »»

Italian court rules wrong Eritrean accused of trafficking

July 12, 2019

ROME (AP) — A court in Palermo, Sicily, ruled on Friday that the wrong Eritrean man was arrested and tried as a migrant smuggling kingpin and ordered him released from jail, to the jubilation of... more »»

Sweden says it won't sign UN nuclear ban treaty

July 12, 2019

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sweden said Friday that it will refrain from signing a United Nations convention on nuclear weapons, with the foreign minister arguing that the treaty "in its current... more »»

The Latest: Gibraltar police detain 2 more from Iran tanker

July 12, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on the tensions between the United States and Iran (all times local):

6:10 p.m. more »»

Memorial event held on Danube River for crew of sunken boat

July 12, 2019

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — More than a dozen vessels took part Friday in a memorial ceremony for the two-man Hungarian crew killed in a collision when a tour boat with South Korean tourists sank... more »»

 
 
 

 

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