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South Korea to remove Japan from preferred trade list

August 12, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Monday that it has decided to remove Japan from a list of nations receiving preferential treatment in trade in what was seen as a tit-for-tat move... more »»

Troops let Muslims walk to mosques in Indian-ruled Kashmir

August 12, 2019

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Troops in India-administered Kashmir allowed Muslims to walk to local mosques alone or in pairs and pray for the Eid al-Adha festival Monday during an unprecedented securit... more »»

Uneasy calm in Indian Kashmir on Islamic festival day

August 12, 2019

NEW DELHI (AP) — An uneasy calm prevailed in Indian-administered Kashmir on Monday as people celebrated a major Islamic festival during a severe crackdown after India moved to strip the disputed... more »»

Taliban say latest talks end on US's Afghanistan withdrawal

August 12, 2019

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The latest round of talks between the Taliban and the United States on a deal to withdraw thousands of U.S. more »»

Conservative Giammattei wins Guatemala elections

August 12, 2019

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Conservative Alejandro Giammattei has blazed a long, strange path to Guatemala's presidency, which he won on his fourth try. more »»

Fire east of Athens under control; some homes damaged

August 12, 2019

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A big fire that spread quickly overnight in an eastern suburb of Athens appeared to be under control soon after dawn Monday. more »»

Argentina's Macri bashed as voters back predecessor's ticket

August 12, 2019

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Facing widespread discontent over austerity measures and low growth, Argentine President Mauricio Macri was snubbed by voters who appeared to hand a resounding... more »»

Conservative appears to win Guatemala's presidential runoff

August 12, 2019

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Conservative Alejandro Giammattei appeared headed for a victory in Sunday's presidential runoff election, garnering favor with voters for his get-tough approach on crime and... more »»

Mass shootings have Latinos worried about being targets

August 12, 2019

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — When Michelle Otero arrived at an art show featuring Mexican-American women, the first thing she did was scan the room. Two exits. One security guard. more »»

Mass shootings have Latinos worried about being targets

August 11, 2019

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — When Michelle Otero arrived at an art show featuring Mexican-American women, the first thing she did was scan the room. Two exits. One security guard. more »»

Norway: Alleged mosque gunman suspect in stepsister's death

August 11, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — A shooting at a mosque in Norway is being investigated as an attempted terrorist attack and the alleged gunman also is a suspect in his younger stepsister's slaying, police in the... more »»

Ukraine protests Putin's trip to motorcycle show in Crimea

August 11, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine's Foreign Ministry has protested Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to Crimea, where he attended a pro-Kremlin motorcycle club's annual festival. more »»

Poland honors wartime group that collaborated with Nazis

August 11, 2019

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish officials joined war veterans on Sunday to pay tribute to a World War II-era underground force that collaborated with Nazi German force toward the end of the war in... more »»

Tourists evacuated from Greek island camp as wildfire rages

August 11, 2019

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A tourist camp and nearby houses on the southern Greek island of Elafonisos were evacuated Sunday for the second day in a row as a wildfire at a nearby landfill intensified... more »»

Former Sri Lankan strongman's brother to run for president

August 11, 2019

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Nandasena Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who was a livewire in Sri Lanka's military campaign to end a long civil war but faces allegations of human rights violations, was nominated... more »»

Norwegian police say mosque shooting is a terror attempt

August 11, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Police in Norway's capital say the shooting at a mosque that wounded one person is being investigated as an attempted terrorist attack and that the alleged perpetrator is also a... more »»

Russian media agency complains YouTube facilitates protests

August 11, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's media oversight agency is demanding that Google take actions to stop its YouTube subsidiary from allowing users to send information about unsanctioned demonstrations. more »»

UAE-backed separatists pull back after seizing Yemen's Aden

August 11, 2019

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni separatists backed by the United Arab Emirates began withdrawing Sunday from positions they seized from the internationally-recognized government in the southern port... more »»

Island or European nation? Rival views of UK shape Brexit

August 11, 2019

LONDON (AP) — British history has become a Brexit battleground.

British voters' decision three years ago to split from the European Union was fueled by a sense that the U.. more »»

Spain fights wildfire on Canary Islands, evacuates 1,000

August 11, 2019

MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities say a wildfire on the Canary Island of Gran Canaria has burned 1,000 hectares (2,470 acres) and has forced the evacuation of 1,000 residents. more »»

 
 

 

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