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UN court orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide

January 23, 2020

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — In a sweeping legal victory for members of the Rohingya Muslim minority, the United Nations' top court on Thursday ordered Myanmar take all measures in its power to... more »»

Switzerland mints world's smallest gold coin

January 23, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — No joke: Switzerland has minted a gold coin so small you'd need to look very closely to see Albert Einstein sticking out his tongue at you. more »»

Britain's EU Journey: When Thatcher turned all euroskeptic

January 23, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Britain officially leaves the European Union on Jan. 31 after a debilitating political period that has bitterly divided the nation since the 2016 Brexit referendum. more »»

World leaders rally in Jerusalem against anti-Semitism

January 23, 2020

JERUSALEM (AP) — Dozens of world leaders descended upon Jerusalem on Thursday for the largest-ever gathering focused on commemorating the Holocaust and combating modern-day anti-Semitism. more »»

Germany bans neo-Nazi organization Combat 18 Deutschland

January 23, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — Germany is banning the neo-Nazi group Combat 18 Deutschland in what the country's top security official said Thursday was a “clear message” against far-right extremism and... more »»

Q&A: WHO representative addresses China's new virus outbreak

January 23, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — Shortly before authorities closed off the Chinese city at the epicenter of an outbreak of a new virus, the World Health Organization sent a team led by country representative... more »»

Firefighting plane crashes in Australia, killing 3 Americans

January 23, 2020

SYDNEY (AP) — Three American crew members died Thursday when a C-130 Hercules aerial water tanker crashed while battling wildfires in southeastern Australia, officials said. more »»

China closes off large city to stop spread of deadly virus

January 23, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — China closed off a city of more than 11 million people Thursday in an unprecedented effort to try to contain a deadly new viral illness that has sickened hundreds and spread to... more »»

'Birth tourism' faces new restrictions from State Department

January 23, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is coming out with new visa restrictions aimed at restricting “birth tourism," in which women travel to the U.. more »»

Migrants weigh limited options at Guatemala-Mexico border

January 23, 2020

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) — Hundreds of Central American migrants stranded in Guatemala on Wednesday were weighing limited options as to how to make it into Mexico, guarded by troops with riot... more »»

Lebanese Cabinet faces multiple challenges, growing unrest

January 22, 2020

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's new government made up of appointees nominated by the Shiite group Hezbollah and its allies got down to business Wednesday, a day after it was formed. more »»

Saudi crown prince's WhatsApp linked to Bezos phone hack

January 22, 2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The cellphone of Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos was hacked in what appeared to be an attempt by Saudi Arabia's crown prince to "influence,... more »»

Britain's Brexit bill passes final hurdle in Parliament

January 22, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Brexit bill passed its final hurdle in Parliament on Wednesday after the House of Lords abandoned attempts to amend it. more »»

Dems appeal for GOP open minds as impeachment arguments open

January 22, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats opened arguments in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial Wednesday, appealing to skeptical Republican senators to join them in voting to remove Trump from... more »»

Holding court in Davos, Trump distracted by impeachment

January 22, 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — President Donald Trump held court in the snow-capped Alps for two days, showcasing the American economy to world leaders and global elites. more »»

'Africa's richest woman' now a formal suspect in graft probe

January 22, 2020

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Africa's reputed richest woman is a formal suspect in an investigation into mismanagement and the siphoning off of funds during her time with Angola's state-run oil company,... more »»

Migrants weigh limited options at Guatemala-Mexico border

January 22, 2020

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) — Hundreds of Central American migrants stranded in Guatemala on Wednesday were weighing limited options as to how to make it into Mexico, guarded by troops with riot... more »»

Italy's 5-Star leader Di Maio steps down as party struggles

January 22, 2020

ROME (AP) — The head of Italy's ruling 5-Star Movement stepped down as party leader Wednesday, following a string of parliamentary defections, falling poll numbers and questions about the... more »»

HRW: Armed groups move freely on Colombia-Venezuela border

January 22, 2020

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Illegal armed groups operate with virtual impunity along the border between Colombia and Venezuela, and civilians are suffering as a result, Human Rights Watch said... more »»

Chinese city stops outbound flights, trains to fight virus

January 22, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say the city of Wuhan is shutting down outbound flights and trains as the country battles the spread of a new virus that has sickened hundreds and killed 1. more »»

 
 

 

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