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Tears flow as Italy prepares state funeral for quake dead

August 27, 2016

ASCOLI PICENO, Italy (AP) — Mourners sobbed and caressed coffins, some of them holding the bodies of young children, as Italy prepared to hold a state funeral for some victims of the devastating... more »»

Bangladesh police kill 3, including suspect in Dhaka attack

August 27, 2016

NEW DELHI (AP) — Police in Bangladesh killed three suspected militants Saturday, including an alleged mastermind of a major attack on a cafe last month that left 20 people dead. more »»

Italian president visits quake town, thanks rescue workers

August 27, 2016

ASCOLI PICENO, Italy (AP) — Italian President Sergio Mattarella paid a visit on Saturday to Amatrice, a town devastated in the earthquake that hit central Italy this week and the place with the... more »»

Despite progress, US-Russia fall short on truce for Syria

August 27, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The United States and Russia say they have resolved a number of issues standing in the way of restoring a nationwide truce to Syria and opening up aid deliveries, but were unable... more »»

UN condemns 4 North Korean ballistic missile launches

August 27, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. more »»

N. Korea says UN condemnation of missile tests 'provocation'

August 27, 2016

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday expressed anger at United Nations Security Council discussions over a statement denouncing the country's latest submarine-launched missile... more »»

Top French court rules burkini bans violate basic freedoms

August 27, 2016

PARIS (AP) — France's top administrative court on Friday overturned a ban on burkinis in a Mediterranean beach resort, effectively meaning that towns can no longer issue bans on the swimsuits tha... more »»

Bolivian president, opposition spar over official's killing

August 26, 2016

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — President Evo Morales and his political opponents traded recriminations Friday over the shocking beating death of a high-ranking government official by protesting miners wh... more »»

US, Russia fall short on deal to restore Syria truce

August 26, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The United States and Russia said Friday they had resolved a number of issues standing in the way of restoring a nationwide truce to Syria and opening up aid deliveries, but were... more »»

UN renews commitment to help implement Colombia cease-fire

August 26, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. more »»

Photograph of separated elderly Canada couple gets attention

August 26, 2016

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A photograph of a crying elderly Canadian couple in wheelchairs, separated into two different care homes after 62 years of marriage because no beds were... more »»

Survival of quake victims depends on many factors

August 26, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — How long can people survive in the rubble of an earthquake?

A week or more under the best circumstances, some experts say. more »»

The Latest: Death toll rises to 281 in Italian earthquake

August 26, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in Italy (all times local):

10:15 p.. more »»

Rebels, civilians leave town after four-year siege

August 26, 2016

DARAYA, Syria (AP) — Escorted by armed troops, dozens of insurgents and their families left this war-wrecked suburb of the Syrian capital on Friday as part of a forced evacuation deal struck with... more »»

The Latest: Valls: Burkini ruling won't end vital debate

August 26, 2016

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the ruling by France's top administrative court on burkini bans (all times local):

9:30 p.m. more »»

Brits, Romanians among the foreigners killed in Italy quake

August 26, 2016

SOMMATI, Italy (AP) — Most of the victims of this week's earthquake were Italians, but among the dead were also one Spaniard, eight Romanians as well as three British citizens who were killed in... more »»

Toronto man charged in crossbow murders that left 3 dead

August 26, 2016

TORONTO (AP) — A man once dubbed the Fake Beard Bandit as a suspect in a string of bank robberies and due to be married in three weeks was charged Friday in a bloody crossbow attack that left... more »»

The Latest: UN and Red Cross head to suburb being evacuated

August 26, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria's civil war (all times local):

10 p.m.

The United Nations says a small team from the U.N. more »»

Canada restores its traditional UN peacekeeping role

August 26, 2016

TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian government said Friday it will restore the country's traditional U.N. peacekeeping role by providing up to 600 soldiers for missions around the world. more »»

The Latest: Group to push for removal of all burkini bans

August 26, 2016

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the ruling by France's top administrative court on burkini bans (all times local):

8:30 p.. more »»

 
 
 

 

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