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Strong showing for pro-EU parties in Dutch EU vote

May 23, 2019

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Pro-European Dutch parties were predicted Thursday to win most of the country's seats in the European Parliament, with outspoken right-wing populist opponents of the... more »»

Modi surges to victory in India on Hindu-first platform

May 23, 2019

NEW DELHI (AP) — Narendra Modi, India's charismatic but polarizing prime minister, was headed Thursday for a landslide election victory, propelling his Hindu nationalist party to back-to-back... more »»

The Latest: Exit poll sees fractured result in Dutch EU vote

May 23, 2019

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the European Parliament elections (all times local):

9:20 p.. more »»

Trade impasse: Trump pledges $16B to farmers; markets buckle

May 23, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is delivering another $16 billion in aid to farmers hurt by his trade policies, an effort to relieve economic pain among his supporters in rural America... more »»

Britain's May delays Brexit bill but resists calls to resign

May 23, 2019

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May backed down Thursday from plans to seek Parliament's support for a Brexit bill already rejected by much of her Conservative Part. more »»

Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting, to some anger

May 23, 2019

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Botswana has lifted its ban on elephant hunting in a country with the world's highest number of the animals, a decision that has brought anger from some wildlife protection... more »»

Trump admin sending another $16 billion to ailing farmers

May 23, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is delivering another $16 billion in aid to farmers hurt by his trade policies, an effort to relieve the economic pain among his supporters in rural... more »»

The Latest: French candidate distances himself from list

May 23, 2019

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the European Parliament elections (all times local):

7:20 p.. more »»

The Latest: 2 UK polling stations closed due to WWII bomb

May 23, 2019

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the European Parliament elections (all times local):

6:20 p.m. more »»

Indian ruling party heads to victory with wide lead in votes

May 23, 2019

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party was headed to a landslide election victory in Thursday's vote count, while the leader of the main opposition party... more »»

UN health agency seeks to halve number of snakebite deaths

May 23, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, aiming to halve the number of people killed or disabled by snakes by... more »»

Dutch, UK voters kick off 4-day European Parliament vote

May 23, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Dutch and British voters on Thursday kicked off four days of elections across the European Union for the bloc's Parliament, a vote that pits supporters of close European integration... more »»

The Latest: EU citizens complain they can't vote in UK

May 23, 2019

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the European Parliament elections (all times local):

5:15 p.m. more »»

Britain's May hunkers down as premiership enters final stage

May 23, 2019

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May was hunkered down with close allies Thursday as she considered whether to give in to relentless pressure to resign, or fight on to save her Brexit... more »»

Reckoning: Dutch and UK voters start 4-day Europe election

May 23, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Dutch and British voters were the first to have their say Thursday in elections for the European Parliament, starting four days of voting across the 28-nation bloc that pits... more »»

Chimpanzees spotted cracking open tortoises for meat

May 23, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists have observed wild chimpanzees tucking into an unusual snack: tortoises, whose hard shells they crack against tree trunks before scooping out the meat. more »»

The Latest: Pakistan PM congratulates Modi on India election

May 23, 2019

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Latest on India's general elections results (all times local):

6:45 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Indian opposition chief concedes parliament seat

May 23, 2019

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Latest on India's general elections results (all times local):

6:30 p.. more »»

D-Day veterans revisit Normandy, recall horror and triumph

May 23, 2019

Planes spread out across the sky, nearly wingtip to wingtip. A sniper's bullet whizzing by the ear. Squeezing a dying soldier's hand, so he knew he was not alone. more »»

Senior German diplomat in Tehran for nuclear deal talks

May 23, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. more »»

 
 

 

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