Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | SUBMIT News | Home RSS
 
 
 
Italians vote in referendum; Renzi vows to quit if he loses

December 4, 2016

MILAN (AP) — Italians vote Sunday in a referendum on constitutional reforms that is being closely watched abroad to see if Italy becomes the next country to reject the political status quo. more »»

Iraq's government ferrying relief supplies to Mosul

December 4, 2016

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — The Iraqi government on Sunday sent truckloads of food, heating oil and drinking water to residents of areas retaken from the Islamic State group in and around the northern cit... more »»

Russian patriarch blesses new Paris church, a Putin project

December 4, 2016

PARIS (AP) — The patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church consecrated a prominent new church Sunday near the Eiffel Tower seen as a controversial symbol of President Vladimir Putin's influence in... more »»

Trump's call inspires hope in Taiwan, concern in Beijing

December 4, 2016

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — With a 10-minute phone call and two tweets, Donald Trump inspired banner headlines and renewed hopes across Taiwan for a stronger partnership with the United States, while... more »»

Palestinian Fatah party ends conference with boost for Abbas

December 4, 2016

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas tightened his hold on Fatah and shut out a key rival, according to unofficial results Sunday of leadership elections in the movement... more »»

Iran demands that Obama allow US sanctions to expire

December 4, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani demanded Sunday that U.S. President Barack Obama not sign an extension of U.S. more »»

Austrians vote for president in election watched Europe-wide

December 4, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — In an election sure to reverberate across Europe, Austrian voters are choosing between a right-wing populist and a left-leaning former politician for their next president. more »»

France pledges $30 million for wartime heritage protection

December 4, 2016

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — France committed $30 million toward protecting cultural heritage sites during wartime on Saturday, a first step in the creation of an international fund... more »»

Fidel Castro's final resting spot shrouded in mystery

December 4, 2016

SANTIAGO, Cuba (AP) — About a year ago, trucks full of building materials began arriving at the Santa Ifigenia cemetery in the eastern Cuban city of Santiag. more »»

Cuba to prohibit naming of monuments, streets after Fidel

December 4, 2016

SANTIAGO, Cuba (AP) — President Raul Castro announced that Cuba will prohibit the naming of streets and monuments after his brother Fidel, and bar the construction of statues of the former leader... more »»

Buzz Aldrin: Altitude sickness forced South Pole evacuation

December 4, 2016

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Buzz Aldrin said he was evacuated from the South Pole last week because he became short of breath and began showing signs of altitude sickness. more »»

Raul Castro: Cuba will ban naming of monuments after Fidel

December 4, 2016

SANTIAGO, Cuba (AP) — Cuban President Raul Castro says his government will prohibit the naming of streets or public monuments after his brother Fidel in keeping with the former leader's desire to... more »»

Uzbekistan has first election since Soviet-era ruler's death

December 4, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — Voters in Uzbekistan are casting ballots Sunday in the tightly controlled, ex-Soviet nation's first presidential election since the death of Islam Karimov, the authoritarian leader... more »»

Cuba nears end of mourning for Castro with second big rally

December 4, 2016

SANTIAGO, Cuba (AP) — Cuba is nearing the end of its nine-day public mourning for Fidel Castro with a second massive rally in honor of the revolutionary leader. more »»

Fidel Castro's ashes arrive in eastern city of Santiago

December 3, 2016

SANTIAGO, Cuba (AP) — Fidel Castro's ashes have arrived in the eastern city of Santiago, ending a four-day journey across Cub. more »»

Under dusty fog cover, IS strikes Iraqi forces near Mosul

December 3, 2016

QABR AL-ABD, Iraq (AP) — Under the cover of dust and fog, Islamic State group fighters launched a series of counterattacks on Iraqi positions to the south and west of the militant-held city of... more »»

Saudi king starts tour of Gulf Arab states with visit to UAE

December 3, 2016

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's King Salman has arrived in the United Arab Emirates to begin a regional tour aimed at strengthening relations with four neighboring Gulf allies. more »»

France pledges $30 million for wartime heritage protection

December 3, 2016

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — France committed $30 million toward protecting cultural heritage sites during wartime on Saturday, a first step in the creation of an international fund... more »»

Semper (and suffer) Fidel: Artists conflicted about Castro

December 3, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — As a prominent advocate for human rights, the poet Rose Styron knew well the abuses in Fidel Castro's Cuba and the censorship of artists and publications with dissenting view. more »»

AP INTERVIEW: Leader promises 'a new Gambia' after upset win

December 3, 2016

YUNDUM, Gambia (AP) — Gambia's newly elected president on Saturday vowed to free all political prisoners and urged exiles who fled the 22-year reign of Yahya Jammeh to return from abroad and help... more »»

 
 
 

 

I am looking for:
in:
News, Blogs & Events Web