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Italy crews work through night after avalanche hits hotel

January 19, 2017

FARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews who reached the four-star mountain resort on skis found only eerie silence Thursday after a huge avalanche flattened the hotel, trapping more than 30 people... more »»

Moscow nightclub hosts early inauguration party for Trump

January 19, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — Twenty-four hours before Donald Trump was to be sworn in as president of the United States, several dozen people packed a Moscow nightclub to get a head start on celebrating. more »»

Brazil judge overseeing corruption probe dies in plane crash

January 19, 2017

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Supreme Court judge central to the huge corruption investigation roiling Brazil died in a plane crash Thursday, casting doubt over the future of a probe that has reached t... more »»

Regional troops enter Gambia in effort to get Jammeh to go

January 19, 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A West African regional force charged into neighboring Gambia late Thursday to support the country's newly inaugurated president, while longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh showed no... more »»

UN adopts resolution backing Gambia's new President Barrow

January 19, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.. more »»

Osama bin Laden worried that Iran put tracking chip in sons

January 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secluded in his hideaway in Pakistan, Osama bin Laden suspected Iranian officials might implant tracking devices in his sons, according to a document released Thursday in a batc... more »»

Turkish lawmaker chains self to rostrum, sparks new brawl

January 19, 2017

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish legislator handcuffed herself to parliament's rostrum on Thursday to protest against a reform package that would give President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's office... more »»

Polish police release protesters' photos, seeking identities

January 19, 2017

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's interior minister defended the decision to post photos of some anti-government protesters to illustrate the country's "zero tolerance for breaches of the law," but... more »»

Senegal: Troops enter Gambia in effort to get Jammeh to go

January 19, 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegal's army spokesman says its troops have entered Gambia to get former leader Yahya Jammeh to cede power to the country's newly inaugurated president. more »»

With little room to maneuver, Syria's rebels head for talks

January 19, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels are sending more than a dozen representatives next week to the capital of Kazakhstan for talks with government representatives, the first such negotiations between the... more »»

Images show Nigeria bombed refugee camp multiple times

January 19, 2017

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Satellite imagery supports witness accounts that Nigeria's military bombed a refugee camp with "multiple air-dropped munitions," even though tents should have been easily... more »»

Report: IS lost a quarter of its territory in 2016

January 19, 2017

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Researchers say the Islamic State group lost nearly a quarter of its territory last year, as an array of forces pressured it on multiple fronts in Syria and Iraq. more »»

New Gambia president inaugurated in Senegal; Jammeh defiant

January 19, 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A new Gambian president was sworn into office in neighboring Senegal on Thursday while Gambia's defeated longtime ruler refused to step down from power, deepening a politica... more »»

New Gambia president inaugurated in Senegal

January 19, 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A new Gambian president has been sworn into office in neighboring Senegal, while Gambia's defeated longtime ruler refuses to step down from power, deepening a political... more »»

Iran shocked by deadly fire, collapse of Tehran high-rise

January 19, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A historic high-rise building in the heart of Iran's capital caught fire and later collapsed Thursday, killing at least 30 firefighters and leaving their stunned colleagues an... more »»

Rescuers search for 30 after avalanche hits Italian hotel

January 19, 2017

PENNE, Italy (AP) — Rescue workers on skis reached a four-star spa hotel buried by an avalanche in earthquake-stricken central Italy Thursday, reporting no signs of life as they searched for... more »»

Gambia president-elect set for inauguration in Senegal

January 19, 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Gambia's president-elect was set to be sworn into office at the Gambian embassy in neighboring Senegal on Thursday, while an official close to longtime leader Yahya Jammeh... more »»

Gambia president-elect plans inauguration in Senegal

January 19, 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Gambia's president-elect said Thursday he will be sworn into office at the Gambian embassy in neighboring Senegal, while there was no word from longtime leader Yahya Jammeh... more »»

Theresa May seeks to convince business of a 'global Britain'

January 19, 2017

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to convince business leaders Thursday that the country remains committed to free trade and globalization despite last year's... more »»

Shelling kills 2 in Aleppo as Assad supporters celebrate

January 19, 2017

ALEPPO, Syria (AP) — Shells slammed into the northern Syrian city of Aleppo Thursday, killing two people as thousands of government supporters gathered in a main square nearby to celebrate last... more »»

 
 
 

 

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