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Catalan ex-president to risk arrest, travel to Denmark

January 19, 2018

MADRID (AP) — Catalonia's former president, a fugitive sought by Spain over a foiled secession bid, will travel to Denmark next week for a university debate, officials said Friday, despite the... more »»

France's Macron pledges big increase in defense budget

January 19, 2018

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron will boost defense spending in the coming years to guarantee his country's domestic security and maintain French military engagement abroad, as he... more »»

Royal close shave: Prince William opts for dramatic buzz cut

January 19, 2018

LONDON (AP) — The hair on the heir is no longer quite so apparent.

Prince William, whose hairline has been receding for years, has opted for a dramatic close-shaved new hairstyle. more »»

Czech lawmakers lift immunity for PM Babis over fraud claims

January 19, 2018

PRAGUE (AP) — Czech lawmakers agreed Friday to lift the immunity from prosecution for Prime Minister Andrej Babis over alleged fraud involving European Union subsidies. more »»

Germany halts further arms exports to parties in Yemen war

January 19, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — Germany says it won't approve arms exports to countries involved in the conflict in Yemen, a move that could affect sales of military hardware to Saudi Arabia. more »»

Turkey says no turning back from offensive in Syria

January 19, 2018

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's defense minister said Friday there is no turning back from his country's decision to launch a ground assault on a Syrian Kurdish-controlled enclave in northwest... more »»

A bridge too far? UK's Boris Johnson suggests span to France

January 19, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Britain may be leaving the European Union, but Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson wants to build bridges with the Continent. Literally.

Johnson has suggested that the U.K. more »»

The Latest: Catalan president to travel to Denmark next week

January 19, 2018

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the Spain-Catalonia political situation (all times local):

2:15 p.m. more »»

Trump's vulgar Africa comment morphs into tourism campaigns

January 19, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — First, there was outrage in Africa at President Donald Trump's vulgar comment about the continent. more »»

France's Davos? Macron hosting 140 CEOs in investment push

January 19, 2018

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron will be hosting over 100 CEOs of major multinationals at the chateau of Versailles to try to persuade them to invest, and especially hire, in France. more »»

Belarus bristles at Kazakhstan's offer to host Ukraine talks

January 19, 2018

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Belarus on Friday mocked Kazakhstan's suggestion that it could serve as a new venue for Ukraine peace talks previously hosted by Minsk. more »»

UK coroner awaiting test results on late Cranberries singer

January 19, 2018

LONDON (AP) — A British coroner is awaiting the results of tests to determine what killed The Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan.

O'Riordan died Monday in London at 46. more »»

US oil output is booming and seen outpacing Saudis, Russia

January 19, 2018

PARIS (AP) — U.S. oil production is booming and is forecast to top that of heavyweight Saudi Arabia and rival Russia this year, a global energy agency said Friday. more »»

Uproar over watches threatens Thailand's ruling generals

January 19, 2018

BANGKOK (AP) — Entering their fifth year in power, Thailand's ruling generals may be running out of time and it's not for a lack of watche. more »»

Thorny global issues abound a year into Trump presidency

January 19, 2018

With a sharp departure from years and sometimes decades of U.S. foreign policy, President Donald Trump has made a seismic global impact during his first year in offic. more »»

Zimbabwe mourns Bennett, 'sharpest thorn' in Mugabe's side

January 19, 2018

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — He was called the "sharpest thorn" in Robert Mugabe's side. more »»

China's birthrate dropped despite allowing 2-child families

January 19, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — The birthrate in China fell last year despite the country easing its family planning policies and allowing all couples to have two children, a result parents say of the stresses of... more »»

A year after Jammeh's exit, Gambia emerges from the shadows

January 19, 2018

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — The military intervention looked imminent. more »»

Storm's death toll in Germany rises to at least 8

January 19, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany say the death toll from a storm that swept across the country has increased to at least eight. more »»

 
 
 

 

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