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The Latest: Survivors demand transparency at Vatican summit

February 20, 2019

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on the Vatican summit on dealing with sex abuse of minors (all times local):

4:20 p.. more »»

UK politics fractures further as 3 Conservatives defect

February 20, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Brexit-driven cracks in Britain's political party system yawned wider Wednesday, as three pro-European lawmakers quit the ruling Conservatives to join a new centrist group of... more »»

The Latest: Russia releases video of new underwater drone

February 20, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Putin's state-of-the-nation speech (all times local):

6:10 p.m. more »»

Egypt executes 9 over 2015 assassination of top prosecutor

February 20, 2019

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt on Wednesday executed nine suspected Muslim Brotherhood members convicted of involvement in the 2015 assassination of the country's top prosecutor, security officials said. more »»

Police: 1 dead after avalanche hits Swiss ski resort

February 20, 2019

CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) — A 34-year-old Frenchman whose job was to check the safety of ski slopes died overnight after being injured in an avalanche at a popular Swiss Alps ski resort,... more »»

Putin sternly warns US against putting missiles in Europe

February 20, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin sternly warned the United States against deploying new missiles in Europe, saying Wednesday that Russia will retaliate by fielding new weapons that... more »»

Reports: Russian medical aid arrives in Venezuela

February 20, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian news agencies say a shipment of Russian medicine and medical equipment has arrived in Venezuela. more »»

The Latest: French court fines Swiss bank UBS $4.2 billion

February 20, 2019

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the trial of Swiss bank UBS in France (all times local):

2:10 p.m.

A Paris court has ordered Swiss bank UBS to pay 3.7 billion euros ($4. more »»

The Latest: Survivors of clergy abuse meet summit organizers

February 20, 2019

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on the Vatican summit on dealing with sex abuse of minors (all times local):

2 p.m. more »»

South Sudan rife with human rights abuses, says UN report

February 20, 2019

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The "lawless" activities of South Sudan's national security and military intelligence risk turning the war-torn country into a police state run on fear and corruption,... more »»

Microsoft detects hacking targeting Europe democracy groups

February 20, 2019

LONDON (AP) — A hacking group has targeted European democratic institutions including think tanks and non-profit groups ahead of highly anticipated EU parliamentary elections in May, Microsoft... more »»

Dua Lipa, Anne-Marie lead Brit Awards nominations

February 20, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Home-grown talents Dua Lipa, Anne-Marie and George Ezra lead the nominations for the U.K. more »»

Artist probes Russia's toxic legacy through family history

February 20, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Pavel Otdelnov recalls how as a child he saw his mother boil his parents' bedding every day. more »»

Britain presses EU for Brexit compromise as clock ticks

February 20, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — Britain's foreign secretary said that securing an orderly Brexit is "of paramount importance" as he visited Germany on Wednesday, and insisted the UK can leave the European Union on... more »»

In Nigeria, film stars deploy to plead for election peace

February 20, 2019

KANO, Nigeria (AP) — As emergencies go, it has a catchy tune. more »»

Ending the silence on sex abuse: Vatican holds summit

February 20, 2019

VATICAN CITY (AP) — If Pope Francis needed a concrete example to justify summoning church leaders from around the globe to Rome for a tutorial on clergy sex abuse, Sister Bernardine Pemii has it. more »»

Swiss bank UBS may face massive fines in French trial

February 20, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Swiss bank UBS faces a potential multibillion-euro fine as a Paris court is set to deliver a verdict on charges it helped wealthy French clients evade tax authorities. more »»

Daughter of ex-Mao secretary boycotts Communist-led memorial

February 20, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — The daughter of a Chinese Communist Party veteran boycotted his funeral Wednesday, calling it an improper tribute to a man who once worked for Mao Zedong but later became a fierce... more »»

A look at rival Branson vs Maduro concerts for Venezuela

February 20, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Dueling concerts are being staged this week on both sides of Venezuela's border with Colombia. more »»

Pakistani PM willing to talk but warns India not to attack

February 20, 2019

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's prime minister offered to hold talks with India, even as he warned New Delhi to refrain from launching any attacks on his country following last week's suicide bombing... more »»

 
 
 

 

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