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Ethiopia jails ex-head of military company over corruption

November 13, 2018

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia has detained the former head of a large military-run industrial conglomerate, a day after the country's attorney general disclosed that several hundred... more »»

UN heartened by Libya commitments ahead of 2019 conference

November 13, 2018

PALERMO, Sicily (AP) — The U.N. more »»

Norway says Russia jammed GPS signal during NATO drill

November 13, 2018

HELSINKI (AP) — The Norwegian Defense Ministry said Tuesday that Russian forces in the Arctic disturbed GPS location signals during a recent large NATO drill in Norway. more »»

Spain considers ban on sale of gas and diesel cars by 2040

November 13, 2018

MADRID (AP) — Spain's government is eyeing ambitious steps to tackle climate change, including a ban on the sale of gas and diesel cars from 2040. more »»

Gaza militants accept cease-fire; No word from Israel

November 13, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — Hamas and other Gaza militant groups said Tuesday they have accepted an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire after launching hundreds of rockets into Israel over the past 24 hours and... more »»

IMF warns Italy's spending plan makes country vulnerable

November 13, 2018

MILAN (AP) — The International Monetary Fund has warned the Italian government that its plan to sharply increase spending carries "substantial" risks and would leave the country vulnerable to... more »»

Sri Lankan top court suspends decree dissolving Parliament

November 13, 2018

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended the president's order to dissolve Parliament and hold new elections, opening the way for lawmakers to vote on whether to... more »»

Former SS guard testifies he was aware of camp conditions

November 13, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — A 94-year-old former SS concentration guard on trial on hundreds of counts of accessory to murder painted himself Tuesday as an unwilling participant in the Nazi machinery of death. more »»

Pope gives Vatican's sex abuse expert new role amid crisis

November 13, 2018

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is giving a prominent new role to the Vatican's most trusted sex crimes investigator as he seeks to improve the Holy See's response to abuse at a time when the... more »»

Chemical attack investigative team to start work next year

November 13, 2018

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A new investigative team being set up to apportion blame for poison gas and nerve agent attacks in Syria will be ready to start work early next year, the chief of th... more »»

UN rights chief urges halt to Rohingya repatriation plan

November 13, 2018

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief says Bangladesh's government should halt plans to repatriate more than 2,200 Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar, saying such a move would endanger their lives. more »»

UK police make arrest in hunt for 'Friends' lookalike thief

November 13, 2018

LONDON (AP) — British police say they have arrested a suspect in their hunt for a shoplifter who bears a striking resemblance to Ross Geller, the character played by David Schwimmer on the TV sho... more »»

Zimbabwean generals deny troops shot and killed 6 protesters

November 13, 2018

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabweans have reacted with stunned disbelief to the testimony by two generals who denied troops killed six people in August when the military was called in to crush... more »»

Germany: Male nurse suspected of killing 6 elderly patients

November 13, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities said Tuesday they suspect a male nurse of killing six elderly patients, and attempting to kill at least three more, after he admitted to injecting them with... more »»

Jerusalem picks new mayor in round 2 of municipal elections

November 13, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis were choosing their next mayors in dozens of locations across the country Tuesday, with the main focus on the largest city of Jerusalem. more »»

Rocket barrages from Gaza prompt more Israeli airstrikes

November 13, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — Gaza militants fired dozens of rockets at southern Israel on Tuesday, killing a man in a strike on a residential building and vowing to further escalate their attacks if Israel... more »»

Iran, feeling sanctions bite, looks for outlet in Iraq

November 13, 2018

BAGHDAD (AP) — At this year's Baghdad International Fair, Iranian businessmen displayed thick, colorful Persian rugs to impressed onlookers while others showcased the latest in Iranian... more »»

Italy brings together Libya rivals, Turks protest exclusion

November 13, 2018

PALERMO, Sicily (AP) — Italy's premier on Tuesday hosted a meeting of Libya's rival leaders on the sidelines of a conference aimed at helping its former colony crack down on Islamic militants and... more »»

Ukrainians protest as gas dispute leaves scores freezing

November 13, 2018

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Angry Ukrainians took to the streets and blocked roads Tuesday as hundreds of thousands remain without heating at a time when temperatures are plunging because of a dispute... more »»

Hamas warns of more attacks as Israeli PM convenes Cabinet

November 13, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — Gaza militants fired dozens of rockets at southern Israel on Tuesday, killing a man in a strike on a residential building and vowing to further escalate their attacks if Israel... more »»

 
 
 

 

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