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The Latest: Russia warns against tightening Korea sanctions

August 16, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the North Korea crisis (all times local):

8:10 p.. more »»

UK: There must be no border posts with Ireland after Brexit

August 16, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The British government has said repeatedly that it will end the free movement of people from the European Union when the U.K. leaves the bloc in 2019. more »»

Kenya minister blocks actions against NGOs after election

August 16, 2017

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's interior minister on Wednesday blocked an attempt to de-register two civil society groups that pointed out anomalies in last week's presidential election, while... more »»

Baby, 2 women among 13 killed by tree on Portuguese island

August 16, 2017

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A 12-month-old baby and two foreign women were among the 13 people killed when a huge oak tree crashed down on an outdoor religious festival in Portugal's Madeira Islands,... more »»

Police doubt life jacket is linked to missing Swedish woman

August 16, 2017

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Copenhagen police say a tattered life jacket found by those looking for a Swedish woman missing since a trip on a home-built submarine is probably not related to her... more »»

Greek firefighters close to containing wildfire near Athens

August 16, 2017

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's fire department says it's close to containing a wildfire that is burning north of Athens for a fourth day. more »»

Turkey asks Germany to extradite top coup suspect

August 16, 2017

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has formally asked the German government to arrest and extradite a top suspect in last year's failed coup attempt following reports suggesting that he has been spotte... more »»

German customs intercepts package with 20 snake heads

August 16, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — German customs officers say they have found and destroyed 20 rotten snake heads found in a package that had arrived from Nigeri. more »»

Kenya election official stopped from flying to US

August 16, 2017

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A top Kenyan electoral official, among those who oversaw this country's disputed presidential election, has been stopped from traveling to the U.S. more »»

North Korea threat prompts Guam natives to assert rights

August 16, 2017

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — The threatened missile attack by North Korea on Guam has prompted calls for peace from the island's indigenous people, who are weary of yet another conflict after enduring... more »»

China, India soldiers hurl stones at 1 another in Kashmir

August 16, 2017

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian and Chinese soldiers yelled and hurled stones at one another high in the Himalayas in Indian-controlled Kashmir, Indian officials said Wednesday, potentially... more »»

Russian ex-minister on trial for bribery blames Putin ally

August 16, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — Breaking months of silence, the former Russian economic development minister on trial for allegedly accepting a $2 million bribe publicly accused the head of Russia's oil company on... more »»

UK's new flagship aircraft carrier arrives at home port

August 16, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Britain's new flagship aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth arrived at its home port in southern England on Wednesday to great fanfare as tens of thousands jammed the harbor in... more »»

Scientists potentially narrow MH370 search area to 3 spots

August 16, 2017

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Scientists have potentially narrowed the search area for the missing Malaysian airliner to three specific locations in the southern Indian Ocean, through new satellite... more »»

China urges US, North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats

August 16, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — China has urged the United States and North Korea to "hit the brakes" on threatening words and work toward a peaceful resolution of their tense standoff created by Pyongyang's... more »»

China's Xi looks to party congress to cement authority

August 16, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — In a ritual of summer, China's leaders have been holding an unofficial retreat at a beach resort ahead of a key fall Communist Party congress at which President Xi Jinping will... more »»

China tells US, North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats

August 16, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — China is telling the U.S. more »»

 
 
 

 

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