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As Trump calls for wall, a look at the world's barriers

April 27, 2017

As President Donald Trump marks 100 days in office, he is vowing to keep his campaign promise to build a wall along the border with Mexic. more »»

Observers: Large explosion rocks Syrian capital

April 27, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — A large explosion rocked the Syrian capital early Thursday, followed by a fire near the Damascus airport, Syrian opposition activists and a monitor said. more »»

Egyptian artist paints church murals, unfazed by attacks

April 27, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — On a scaffold several stories high beneath the dome of a Cairo church, Ayman William paints for the glory of God, unfazed by recent attacks against his fellow Coptic Christians in... more »»

Rumors rife as gas restrictions in N. Korean capital drag on

April 27, 2017

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — An acute shortage of gasoline in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang that has sparked price hikes and hoarding is raising fears of potentially crippling pain at th... more »»

France: Analysis shows Syrian government behind sarin attack

April 27, 2017

PARIS (AP) — France said that the chemical analysis of samples taken from a deadly sarin gas attack in Syria earlier this month "bears the signature" of President Bashar Assad's government and... more »»

The Latest: Explosion, fire reported near Damascus airport

April 27, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

7 a.. more »»

Venezuelan unrest continues as Maduro decides to quit OAS

April 27, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Following through on its threat, Venezuela's government announced it is quitting the Organization of American States, accusing the regional body of meddling in its... more »»

Trump team softens war talk, vows other pressure on NKorea

April 27, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration told lawmakers Wednesday it will apply economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea to dismantle its nuclear weapons program, as an extraordinary... more »»

Venezuela goes through with threat to leave the OAS

April 27, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's government announced Wednesday it will go ahead with its threatened withdrawal from the Organization of American States, the regional body whose leader has... more »»

Venezuela goes through with threat to leave the OAS

April 26, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's government announced Wednesday it will go ahead with its threatened withdrawal from the Organization of American States, the regional body whose leader has... more »»

Trump team softens war talk, vows other pressure on NKorea

April 26, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration told lawmakers Wednesday it will apply economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea to dismantle its nuclear weapons program, as an extraordinary... more »»

Ivanka Trump, World Bank discuss women entrepreneur fund

April 26, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump has been involved in discussions with the World Bank about establishing a funding operation that would support female entrepreneurs, bank and administration... more »»

Venezuelan forces use tear gas to block latest protest march

April 26, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Thousands of protesters marched again in Venezuela's capital Wednesday, with the rejuvenated anti-government movement showing no sign of letting up on political unrest... more »»

When is a wall not a wall? GOP redefines Trump's border wall

April 26, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans have a new talking point about President Donald Trump's border wall: It's not really a wall at all. more »»

Turkey: 1,000 detained over suspected links to Gulen

April 26, 2017

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey on Wednesday detained more than 1,000 people with suspected links to U.S. more »»

White House briefs Senate amid scary moment with North Korea

April 26, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration hosted senators for an extraordinary White House briefing Wednesday at a perilous moment with North Korea, marked by the unpredictable nation's nuclear... more »»

Cyprus activists protest Turkey's planned nuclear plant

April 26, 2017

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Greek and Turkish Cypriot activists on Wednesday formed a human chain across Cyprus' ethnic divide to protest Turkey's planned nuclear power station, which they say poses... more »»

Belarus march against nuclear power on Chernobyl anniversary

April 26, 2017

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — About 400 people have marched in Belarus' capital to mark the anniversary of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster and protest the construction of a nuclear plant... more »»

Ousted Maltese knight returns in defiance of pope's wishes

April 26, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The soap opera at the ancient Knights of Malta religious order took on new drama Wednesday as its ousted leader returned to Rome on the eve of the election for his successor i... more »»

Tensions rise after Turkish attack on Syrian Kurds

April 26, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Russia on Wednesday criticized Turkey's airstrikes against Kurdish forces in Syria and Iraq, saying they hindered efforts to combat the Islamic State group, as Turkish troops and... more »»

 
 
 

 

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