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Bison, other beasts return life to a former Soviet army base

August 8, 2020

MILOVICE, Czech Republic (AP) — Wild horses, bison and other big-hoofed animals once roamed freely in much of Europe. more »»

The Latest: Britain to require masks at most indoor places

August 8, 2020

LONDON — People in Britain must wear masks in most indoor settings starting Saturday as the country tries to squash a rise in coronavirus infections that has followed the easing of lockdown... more »»

Belarus' leader faces toughest challenge yet in Sunday vote

August 8, 2020

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — After 26 years in office, the authoritarian leader of Belarus is facing the toughest challenge yet as he runs for a sixth term. more »»

Indian plane skids off hilltop runway, cracks, killing 18

August 8, 2020

KOCHI, India (AP) — The plane swayed violently as it approached a hilltop runway drenched in monsoon rain, and moments later the special return flight for Indians stranded abroad by the pandemic... more »»

Is France helping Lebanon, or trying to reconquer it?

August 8, 2020

PARIS (AP) — It was almost as if Emmanuel Macron forgot that Lebanon is no longer a French protectorate. more »»

The Latest: Some travelers to Germany face mandatory testing

August 8, 2020

BERLIN — Travelers arriving in Germany from most non-European Union countries and some regions within the bloc that have high numbers of coronavirus cases will have to undergo compulsory testing... more »»

Mauritius declares emergency as stranded ship spills fuel

August 8, 2020

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Indian Ocean island of Mauritius declared a “state of environmental emergency” late Friday after a Japanese-owned ship that ran aground offshore days ago began spilling... more »»

US sanctions pro-China leader of Hong Kong, other officials

August 8, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. more »»

Q&A: Nagasaki marks 75th A-bomb anniversary on Sunday

August 8, 2020

TOKYO (AP) — The city of Nagasaki in southern Japan marks the 75th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing on Sunday.

It was the second nuclear bomb dropped by the U.S. more »»

Plane skids off runway in India; 17 killed, including pilots

August 8, 2020

NEW DELHI (AP) — At least 17 people were killed and 123 injured when a special return flight for Indians stranded abroad because of the coronavirus skidded off a hilltop runway and cracked in two... more »»

The Latest: Hawaii schools to open year with remote learning

August 8, 2020

HONOLULU — Hawaii officials say the state’s public school students will begin the academic year with remote learning only, after a spike of coronavirus cases.

Gov. more »»

The Latest: Arizona judge won't delay reopening of gyms

August 8, 2020

PHOENIX — A judge in Arizona has rejected a request from Gov. more »»

Plane skids off runway in India; 16 killed, dozens hurt

August 8, 2020

NEW DELHI (AP) — A special flight carrying Indians stranded abroad because of the coronavirus back home skidded off a hilltop runway and split in two while landing Friday in heavy rain in the... more »»

The Latest: Mexico cases up, warns of 'prolonged pandemic'

August 8, 2020

MEXICO CITY — Mexico has posted 6,717 newly confirmed coronavirus cases, increasing the country’s accumulated total to 469,407. more »»

Officials long warned of explosive chemicals at Beirut port

August 8, 2020

BEIRUT (AP) — At least 10 times over the past six years, authorities from Lebanon’s customs, military, security agencies and judiciary raised alarm that a massive stockpile of explosive chemicals... more »»

El Salvador political stalemate a drag on pandemic response

August 8, 2020

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — For months, the strictest measures confronting the COVID-19 pandemic in Latin America seemed to keep infections in check in El Salvador, but a gradual reopening... more »»

The Latest: Trump says US help on way for Beirut disaster

August 7, 2020

BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on the explosion in Beirut (all times local):

2:20 a.m. more »»

The Latest: Italy allowing cruise ships to return next week

August 7, 2020

ROME — Cruise ships can resume operating in Italy starting Aug. 15. more »»

 
 
 

 

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