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Kurdish separatists say their campaign in Iran will go on

September 23, 2016

KOYA, Iraq (AP) — The main Kurdish insurgent group in Iran will keep up its guerrilla campaign against security forces "to protect and defend" Kurds living there, its deputy leader said, calling... more »»

Laos promises to phase out tiger farms: Conservation groups

September 23, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Laos has promised to phase out farms that breed endangered tigers for their body parts, a positive step from a country believed to be a major hub of wildlife trafficking in... more »»

Activists in Germany rally against Donald Trump

September 23, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — An activist group built a wall in Berlin featuring the face of Donald Trump, then tore it down in a rally to encourage Americans overseas to vote against the Republican presidential... more »»

French rogue trader damages slashed to 1 million euros

September 23, 2016

VERSAILLES, France (AP) — A French court has cut the damages owed by former trader Jerome Kerviel from 4.9 billion euros ($5.5 billion) to a more manageable 1 million euros ($1.1 million). more »»

Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliament

September 23, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin named his top political strategist to serve as the speaker of the newly elected parliament Friday after an election that saw the main pro-Kremlin... more »»

Iranian general says American U2 spy plane warned away

September 23, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian general in charge of the Islamic Republic's air defense says his forces warned off an American U2 spy plane trying to fly over his country. more »»

India trying diplomacy in dealing with rival Pakistan

September 23, 2016

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has long been known for his hard-line stance on Pakistan. It was a major part of the campaign that swept him to powe. more »»

Nigeria governor relocates to town once held by Boko Haram

September 23, 2016

BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) — The governor of Nigeria's northeast Borno state is making a symbolic relocation to a town recently occupied by Boko Haram extremists, declaring that "We cannot wait forever... more »»

The Latest: Syrian official promises Aleppo ground offensive

September 23, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

2:30 p.. more »»

Iraq sets ceiling on oil production before Algeria meeting

September 23, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's Oil Minister said his country supports any deal to prop up oil prices in the international market ahead of next week's meeting of oil producers in Algeria, adding that... more »»

Intense bombing campaign targets Syria civil defense centers

September 23, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — A bombing campaign in Syria's rebel-held districts of Aleppo city intensified Friday, targeting several neighborhoods and centers of the award-winning volunteer civil defense group... more »»

Pakistani police submit charges in UK woman's murder case

September 23, 2016

JHELUM, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police submitted initial charges to a court Friday against the father and ex-husband of a British-Pakistani woman accused of murdering her in a so-called "honor... more »»

Cheers erupt as Puerto Rico slowly emerges from blackout

September 23, 2016

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Cheers erupted as lights slowly began to flicker on across Puerto Rico overnight as the U.S. more »»

Section of Great Wall of China marred in name of restoration

September 23, 2016

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese officials are being pilloried over the smoothing-over of a crumbling but much-loved 700-year-old section of the Great Wall of China in the name of restoration. more »»

The Latest: Pakistan says India can't wish away Kashmir rift

September 23, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local):

11 p.m. more »»

Rouhani: Halt on flights over Syria would help radicals

September 23, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday joined in opposing a call by U.. more »»

House approves legislation prohibiting cash payments to Iran

September 23, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP-led House approved legislation late Thursday to prohibit the United States from making cash payments to Iran and require that Congress be notified before any future... more »»

The Latest: SKorean FM: North has failed amid nuke pursuits

September 23, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local):

8:45 p.. more »»

Most Puerto Ricans face a second night without electricity

September 23, 2016

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Most Puerto Ricans faced another night of darkness Thursday as crews slowly restored electricity a day after a fire at a power plant caused the aging utility grid to... more »»

The Latest: Rouhani says not important who wins US election

September 22, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local):

6:45 p.m.

Iran's president says his country is following the U.S. more »»

 
 
 

 

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