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Chinese official hands over new panda to Vienna zoo

May 20, 2019

VIENNA (AP) — A senior Chinese official has officially handed over a 19-year-old male giant panda to Vienna's Schoenbrunn zoo. more »»

The Latest: Ukraine prime minister to quit in symbolic move

May 20, 2019

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on Ukrainian politics (all times local):

6 p.m. more »»

Eiffel Tower closed down after intruder tries to climb up

May 20, 2019

PARIS (AP) — The Eiffel Tower closed down on Monday after a man began trying to scale the Paris monument. more »»

The Latest: North Macedonia finds migrants hiding in truck

May 20, 2019

MILAN (AP) — The Latest on migration to Europe (all times local):

4:30 p.m. more »»

NATO member Estonian reports alleged Russian air violation

May 20, 2019

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Baltic region's main news agency says a Russian military aircraft briefly violated the airspace of NATO member Estonia, near the Baltic Sea island of Vaindloo, and... more »»

Ukraine's new leader moves quickly to dissolve parliament

May 20, 2019

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Emboldened by his stunning victory last month, Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy moved swiftly Monday to dissolve the country's parliament, moments after he was sworn in... more »»

The Latest: US backs reform efforts at UN health agency

May 20, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the World Health Organization trying to rein in travel abuses (all times local):

2:50 p.m. more »»

Russia: Spy arrests reflect anti-corruption fight

May 20, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says the arrest of three senior officers of Russia's top spy agency reflects a no-holds-barred fight against corruption. more »»

Prominent Congolese politician Katumbi returns from exile

May 20, 2019

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Prominent Congolese businessman and onetime presidential hopeful Moise Katumbi returned Monday after three years in political exile to large crowds in his hometown of... more »»

Palestinians say US conference doomed without political plan

May 20, 2019

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian prime minister said Monday that any American peace plan that ignores the Palestinian people's political aspirations for an independent state is doomed to fail. more »»

Journalists quit Russia's leading business daily over report

May 20, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Leading journalists at Russia's main business daily newspaper say they have been forced to quit over an article that predicted the resignation of the speaker of the country's upper... more »»

7 dead in southern Mali after attack near Burkina Faso

May 20, 2019

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Authorities in Mali say at least seven people are dead after an attack in Koury, near the West African country's troubled border with Burkina Faso. more »»

Austria in political chaos after scandal fells coalition

May 20, 2019

VIENNA (AP) — Political chaos reigned in Austria on Monday, two days after the chancellor called for a new election and pulled the plug on his governing coalition with the far-right Freedom Party... more »»

UN health chief warns of 'very high' risk of Ebola spread

May 20, 2019

GENEVA (AP) — The head of the U.N. health agency says the risk that the Ebola virus will spread remains "very high. more »»

5 Catalan separatist leaders escorted to Spanish Parliament

May 20, 2019

MADRID (AP) — The five separatist leaders on trial for Catalonia's 2017 secession attempt who were elected to the Spanish Parliament last month picked up their official credentials under police... more »»

Trump warns Iran not to threaten US or it will face 'end'

May 20, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — President Donald Trump warned Iran early on Monday not to threaten the United States again or it'll face its "official end," shortly after a rocket landed near... more »»

Ukraine's new leader gets sworn in, dissolves parliament

May 20, 2019

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has sought to capitalize on his huge popularity, dissolving the country's parliament Monday minutes after he was sworn in as president. more »»

Austrian interior minister's job on the line after scandal

May 20, 2019

VIENNA (AP) — Political chaos reigned in Austria on Monday, two days after the chancellor called for a new election and pulled the plug on his ruling coalition with the far-right Freedom Party,... more »»

Retrial of 'Sharia police' suspects opens in Germany

May 20, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — Seven men accused of posing as a self-styled "Sharia police" in Germany have gone on trial for the second time, on charges they violated rules on wearing uniforms. more »»

Turkey seeks 249 suspects over cheating at ministry exam

May 20, 2019

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Authorities in Turkey have issued detention warrants for 249 people as part of an investigation into alleged cheating during exams to recruit staff to the country's foreign... more »»

 
 

 

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