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Philippines: Leadership of Marawi attackers largely intact

July 20, 2017

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president says the leadership of the Islamic State-linked militants who have laid siege to a southern city remains largely intact despite nearly two... more »»

Azerbaijan sentences Russian blogger to 3 years in prison

July 20, 2017

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — A court in Azerbaijan on Thursday sentenced a Russian blogger to three years in prison for illegally crossing the border after he made a trip to a separatist-controlled... more »»

Israeli minister: Metal detectors crucial for Jerusalem site

July 20, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's public security minister said Thursday that metal detectors placed at a contested Jerusalem shrine after a deadly attack there are essential to maintain security, despit... more »»

Venezuela's Maduro, foes head into crucial showdown

July 20, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his opponents face a crucial showdown Thursday as the country's opposition calls the first national strike since 2002 stoppage... more »»

UN panel doesn't rule out Congo forces in UN experts' murder

July 20, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Available evidence in the murders of two U.N. more »»

Army general among Thais convicted of human trafficking

July 20, 2017

BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai army general was one of dozens of people convicted in a major human trafficking trial that included 103 defendants accused of involvement in a modern-day slavery trade. more »»

APNewsBreak: Human rights petition sent for Hawaii fishermen

July 20, 2017

HONOLULU (AP) — Groups have filed a human-rights complaint that aims to jump-start an investigation into conditions among foreign workers in Hawaii's commercial fishing industry. more »»

Israel signals metal detectors to stay at Jerusalem shrine

July 20, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signaled he's sticking to a decision to install metal detectors at a contested Jerusalem shrine, despite rising tensions and a Muslim... more »»

In Suu Kyi's Myanmar, concern rises over press freedom

July 20, 2017

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — In the old, military-ruled Myanmar, it would not have been a surprising scene: three journalists, bound together in chains, raising shackled hands in unison and speaking ou... more »»

Brazil government assures graft probe will continue

July 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brazil's justice minister and the top prosecutor both insisted Wednesday that the corruption probe they've led against their country's top politicians will continue in full... more »»

AP Explains: What are Trump's options in Venezuela?

July 19, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Trump administration is threatening to take "strong and swift economic actions" if Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro proceeds with his plan to rewrite the nation's... more »»

US criticizes Africa for 'failure' on famine threat

July 19, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.. more »»

The Latest: Putin spokesman says Trump chat was no secret

July 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times EDT):

4:15 p.m. more »»

Chile Senate OKs bill allowing abortion in some cases

July 19, 2017

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean lawmakers took a major step toward legalizing abortion in some cases on Wednesday, a dramatic development in one of Latin America's most traditionally conservative... more »»

The Latest: Trump-Putin 'chat' said to concern US officials

July 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia (all times local):

3:25 p.m.

U.S. more »»

Brazil freezes accounts of ex-President Silva in graft case

July 19, 2017

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's central bank has frozen four bank accounts belonging to ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva due to his recent conviction on corruption charges, the federal judge... more »»

Israel PM talks with security chiefs on Jerusalem tensions

July 19, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signaled Wednesday that he's sticking to a decision to install metal detectors at a contested Jerusalem shrine, despite rising tensions... more »»

Saudis release woman in viral miniskirt video without charge

July 19, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia announced Wednesday that a woman who was detained after wearing a miniskirt in a video that went viral has been released without charge. more »»

'I'm your boss': French military chief quits in Macron spat

July 19, 2017

PARIS (AP) — Let there be no doubt who is in charge of France. more »»

 
 
 

 

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