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Kardashian robbery probe: Driver, 2 others freed; DNA found

January 11, 2017

PARIS (AP) — French investigators have released a chauffeur for Kim Kardashian West and two other people in their probe into the robbery of more than $10 million worth of jewelry from the star's... more »»

Hamburg's spectacular Elbphilharmonie opens for 1st concert

January 11, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Hamburg's spectacular new Elbphilharmonie concert hall finally hosted its first concert on Wednesday night, several years behind schedule and far over the original budget. more »»

Turkey bogged down in Syria as it realigns with Russia

January 11, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Nearly two months into the assault, Turkey has become bogged down in an unexpectedly bloody fight to retake the Islamic State group's last stronghold in northern Syria. more »»

Serbian president meets convicted war criminal

January 11, 2017

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia's president urged greater protection for the rights of Serbs in the Balkan region as he met Wednesday with a former top Bosnian Serb leader who was convicted as a... more »»

Norway in court defends treatment of mass murderer Breivik

January 11, 2017

SKIEN, Norway (AP) — Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in a 2011 rampage, is in touch with fellow right-wing extremists from behind bars, a government attorney... more »»

Compromising material appears frequently in Russian politics

January 11, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — Blurry video of highly placed men engaging in sexual acts, audio recordings of influential figures profanely insulting their nominal allies — in Russia these appear enough that a... more »»

Israel: Hamas lured soldiers with photos of women

January 11, 2017

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Israeli military on Wednesday said it had uncovered a plot by the Hamas militant group to spy on soldiers by hacking their mobile phones after posing as women and... more »»

A look at the stakes if US moves Israel embassy to Jerusalem

January 11, 2017

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinians are ringing alarm bells over Donald Trump's stated intention to relocate the U.. more »»

US expected to announce settlement with VW, penalties

January 11, 2017

DETROIT (AP) — The imminent criminal plea deal between Volkswagen and U.S. more »»

Angola announces first 2 cases of Zika, but strain not clear

January 11, 2017

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Angola has announced its first two cases of the Zika virus, but it is not clear whether the strain is the one spreading through the Americas. more »»

Lowest temperatures in decades in parts of eastern Europe

January 11, 2017

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Authorities dug out stranded residents as heavy snow blanketed Eastern Europe Wednesday and people struggled with travel delays, power outages and subzero temperatures. more »»

Egyptian court upholds asset freeze of 3 activists

January 11, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Wednesday upheld an earlier ruling to freeze the assets of three prominent rights activists, the latest chapter in a widening government crackdown against civil... more »»

Opposition: Airstrikes in northern Syria kill 10 militants

January 11, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Airstrikes in the northern Syrian province of Idlib killed at least 10 suspected al-Qaida-linked militants in Syria on Wednesday, the latest in a spate of targeted attacks against... more »»

UN lauds launch of market tool assessing firms' climate risk

January 11, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — The United Nations is applauding the launch of a financial tool to track companies' efforts to prepare for climate change. more »»

Libyan military chief visits Russian aircraft carrier

January 11, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — A Libyan military chief has visited a Russian aircraft carrier off the coast of the troubled North African country. more »»

US report: Afghan forces not yet capable of securing country

January 11, 2017

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan needs a stable security environment to prevent it from again becoming a safe haven for al-Qaida and other militants, but Afghan security forces have not yet... more »»

Polish FM sparks jokes with mention of nonexistent country

January 11, 2017

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish foreign minister has been mocked on Twitter for saying he had a meeting with the representative of a nonexistent country as part of Poland's bid for a seat on the... more »»

The Latest: Serbia urges migrants to get out of frigid cold

January 11, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migration influx (all times local):

2:45 p.m. more »»

Kardashian robbery probe: Driver, 2 others released in Paris

January 11, 2017

PARIS (AP) — French investigators have released a chauffeur for Kim Kardashian West and two other people in their probe into the robbery of more than $10 million worth of jewelry from the star's... more »»

Germany: 280,000 new migrants last year, far lower than 2015

January 11, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Germany saw about 280,000 new asylum-seekers arrive last year, less than a third of the previous year's huge influx of 890,000, the interior minister said Wednesday. more »»

 
 
 

 

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