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Hurricane Ophelia's remnants batter UK, Ireland; 3 dead

October 17, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The remnants of Hurricane Ophelia slammed into Ireland with wind gusts of up to 80 mph (130 kph) on Monday, killing at least three people, grounding planes, shutting schools and... more »»

Bomb kills journalist who exposed Malta's ties to tax havens

October 17, 2017

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — A Maltese investigative journalist who exposed the island nation's links to offshore tax havens through the leaked Panama Papers was killed Monday when a bomb exploded in... more »»

Iraqi forces push into disputed Kirkuk as Kurds withdraw

October 17, 2017

KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — Two weeks after fighting together against the Islamic State group, Iraqi forces pushed their Kurdish allies out of the disputed city of Kirkuk on Monday, seizing oil fields an... more »»

China's Xi looks to extend power at Communist Party congress

October 17, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — Having bested his rivals, Chinese President Xi Jinping is primed to consolidate his already considerable power as the ruling Communist Party begins its twice-a-decade national... more »»

The Latest: Iraqi forces seize oil fields in Kirkuk

October 17, 2017

KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — The Latest on Iraq, where federal forces have moved into the disputed northern city of Kirkuk as Kurdish forces have pulled out (all times local):

8:10 p.m. more »»

Houses spared by massive fires bring joy and sense of loss

October 17, 2017

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Tom and Catherine Andrews live on the edge of devastation. more »»

Venezuela opposition looks for answers after election loss

October 17, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Voting sites were shifted to distant neighborhoods with rampant crime. Ballots featured the faces of opposition candidates who lost in primaries. more »»

Court jails 2 Catalan independence leaders in sedition probe

October 16, 2017

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's confrontation with its independence-seeking region of Catalonia intensified Monday when a judge ordered the leaders of two pro-independence groups jailed while the... more »»

The Latest: Spain lowers growth forecast amid uncertainty

October 16, 2017

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Spain-Catalonia political crisis (all times local):

12:20 a.m. more »»

Iraqi forces push into disputed city as Kurds withdraw

October 16, 2017

KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — Two weeks after fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Kurdish allies out of the disputed city of Kirkuk on Monday, seizing oil fields and othe... more »»

Bomb kills reporter who covered Malta's 'Panama Papers' link

October 16, 2017

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — A Maltese investigative journalist who exposed the island nation's links to offshore tax havens through the leaked Panama Papers was killed Monday when a bomb exploded in... more »»

The Latest: 35 Somali victims arrive in Turkey for treatment

October 16, 2017

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The Latest on deadly bombing in Somalia's capital (all times local):

11:05 p.m. more »»

Site of IS beheadings in Raqqa seized by Kurdish-led force

October 16, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Raqqa's infamous public square where Islamic State militants used to perform brutal executions and beheadings has been captured Monday by the U.S. more »»

Trump says 'total termination' of Iran deal possible

October 16, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday renewed his threat to fully withdraw the United States from the landmark Iran nuclear deal, while holding out the possibility that fixes to the... more »»

The Latest: Ambulance service says Mogadishu death up to 302

October 16, 2017

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The Latest on deadly bombing in Somalia's capital (all times local):

10 p.m. more »»

Somalia truck bombing toll over 300, scores remain missing

October 16, 2017

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — More than 300 people were killed in the weekend truck bombing in Somalia's capital and scores remained missing, authorities said Monday, as the fragile Horn of Africa... more »»

The Latest: US says it has about 400 troops in Somalia

October 16, 2017

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The Latest on deadly bombing in Somalia's capital (all times local):

9:25 p.m. more »»

AP video journalist describes Somalia's deadliest attack

October 16, 2017

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Mohamed Sheikh Nor was relaxing and playing with his 10-month-old daughter when his home shook with the worst bombing Somalia's capital had ever seen. more »»

Portugal wildfires kill at least 35; 4 dead in Spain

October 16, 2017

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Late season wildfires that broke out over the weekend in Portugal have killed at least 35 people, including a 1-month-old infant, authorities said Monday, making 2017 by... more »»

 
 
 

 

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