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AP Interview: Philippine journalist sees threat to democracy

February 14, 2019

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The head of a Philippine online news site who was arrested by government agents in a libel case accused President Rodrigo Duterte's administration on Thursday of acting... more »»

Airbus abandons iconic A380 superjumbo, lacking clients

February 14, 2019

TOULOUSE, France (AP) — European plane maker Airbus said Thursday it will stop making its superjumbo A380 in 2021 for lack of customers, abandoning the world's biggest passenger jet and one of th... more »»

11,000 march in Brussels climate protest

February 14, 2019

BRUSSELS (AP) — Thousands of Belgian teenagers skipping school to protest for better climate protections have been joined by university students and grandparents for a sixth straight week of... more »»

Pompeo says 'confronting Iran' key to Mideast peace

February 14, 2019

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday called Iran the top threat in the Middle East, and said confronting the country is key to reaching peace in the entire region. more »»

Prince Philip won't be charged in UK car crash

February 14, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip won't face charges in connection with a car collision that left two women injured, British prosecutors said Thursda. more »»

The Latest: Airbus A380 test pilot laments its demise

February 14, 2019

TOULOUSE, France (AP) — The Latest on Airbus' announcement that it will stop making the superjumbo A380 (all times local):

12:30 p.. more »»

Germany barely avoids recession with zero growth

February 14, 2019

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Germany recorded zero growth in the fourth quarter, narrowly avoiding a recession and adding to downbeat signs piling up about the 19-country eurozone economy. more »»

Renault's revenue, net profit down in 2018

February 14, 2019

PARIS (AP) — In its first results since the downfall of former chairman Carlos Ghosn, French carmaker Renault reported a 35 percent slump in profits last year and warned about the impact to... more »»

Teen who fled UK to join Islamic State wants to come home

February 14, 2019

LONDON (AP) — A pregnant British teenager who ran away from Britain to join Islamic State extremists in Syria four years ago has said she wants to come back to London, but her path home is not... more »»

North Macedonia declares mourning after bus crash kills 14

February 14, 2019

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia has declared two days of national mourning following a bus crash that killed 14 people and left 30 others injured. more »»

Kremlin looks into reports of high pollution in mining town

February 14, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin is looking into reports of alarmingly high pollution levels in a town in the Urals emanating from a decommissioned copper mine. more »»

Swedish foreign ministry investigates ambassador to China

February 14, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — Sweden's ambassador to China is under internal investigation, the embassy said Thursday, after she set up meetings between the daughter of a detained Swedish publisher and two... more »»

Nigeria's youth boom approaches the voting booth frustrated

February 14, 2019

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Halima Usman is part of a booming new generation in Nigeria, voting for the first time in a presidential election Saturday after being raised during the country's two decade... more »»

AP Interview: Envoy says Russia's clout in Afghanistan rises

February 14, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Russian envoy asserted Wednesday that the U.S. more »»

NATO weighs future of Afghan mission, seeks to support talks

February 14, 2019

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO defense ministers on Thursday weighed the future of the alliance's operation in Afghanistan and debated how best to use its military presence to support political talks aimed... more »»

Turkey: 52 Syrians detained over links to IS

February 14, 2019

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says police have detained 52 Syrian nationals over their suspected links to the Islamic State group. more »»

Journalist and Duterte critic posts bail after libel arrest

February 14, 2019

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The award-winning head of a Philippine online news site that has aggressively covered President Rodrigo Duterte's administration was freed on bail Thursday after her... more »»

Papua New Guinea on hunt for 275 cars missing after APEC

February 14, 2019

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A Papua New Guinea police superintendent on Thursday was hot on the trail of one of the many high-end cars he's trying to recover after an international summit. more »»

Several dozen miners believed trapped after Zimbabwe floods

February 14, 2019

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Media in Zimbabwe say several dozen artisanal miners are missing after rains flooded mines while they were undergroun. more »»

 
 

 

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