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Diplomats scramble to contain outrage over Trump's remarks

January 12, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — American diplomats scrambled Friday to salvage their nation's bonds with Africa, Haiti and even the celebrated "special relationship" with Britain after President Donald Trump,... more »»

Sex abuse, political turmoil overshadow pope in Chile, Peru

January 12, 2018

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis' trip to Chile and Peru, originally aimed at highlighting the plight of indigenous peoples and the delicate Amazon ecosystem, is being overshadowed by the Catholi... more »»

3 Chile churches firebombed, president calls for 'respect'

January 12, 2018

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — President Michelle Bachelet asked Chileans on Friday to receive Pope Francis in a "climate of respect," hours after three Roman Catholic churches were firebombed and a note... more »»

The Latest: US embassy tries to calm Africa's Trump outrage

January 12, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments on Africa and Haiti (all times local):

10:50 p.m.

The U.S. more »»

Who'd prefer their country to Trump's US? Norwegians would

January 12, 2018

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Norwegians generally live longer than Americans. There's a generous safety net of health care and pensions. more »»

AP FACT CHECK: Trump claims London embassy is a 'bad deal'

January 12, 2018

LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he has decided not to come to London to open the new U.S. Embassy, blaming the Obama administration for doing a "bad deal" to move the diplomatic mission. more »»

Spain, UK hold first talks on Brexit's fallout in Gibraltar

January 12, 2018

MADRID (AP) — Britain and Spain say they have held their first informal Brexit-related talks this week in Madrid touching on how Britain's future departure from the European Union could apply to... more »»

Anti-migrant incumbent favored in Czech presidential vote

January 12, 2018

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czechs are electing a new president, and eight candidates are hoping to unseat the incumbent. more »»

The Latest: UN: "Use facts not prejudice" with migrants

January 12, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments on Africa and Haiti (all times local):

10 p.m.

The U.N. more »»

Gunfire as Congo police disperse mourners at Kinshasa church

January 12, 2018

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Police in Congo's capital fired into the air and used tear gas to disperse people, including ambassadors, attending a mass at Kinshasa's Catholic cathedral to honor... more »»

Insurgents lure US, Afghan team to meeting, then open fire

January 12, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Insurgents posing as friendly militia members lured a U.S. more »»

Saudi stadiums open for women in a first to watch soccer

January 12, 2018

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi women were allowed into a sports stadium for the first time Friday to watch a soccer match between two local teams — though they were segregated in the stands... more »»

Japanese PM kicks off six-nation European tour in Estonia

January 12, 2018

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Japan's prime minister has kicked off a five-day European tour to Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Serbia and Romania — becoming the first-ever head of the Asian... more »»

Trump: No trip to London since embassy site is a 'bad deal'

January 12, 2018

LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump has canceled a trip to London to open the new $1 billion U.S. Embassy in the British capital, a move that avoided protests promised by political opponents. more »»

Air France rejects report into 2009 crash that blames pilots

January 12, 2018

PARIS (AP) — Air France has dismissed the conclusions of a new report into the 2009 Rio-to-Paris Air France plane crash that blames the pilots for failing to apply correct procedures and losing... more »»

Haiti 'shocked and outraged' over reported Trump remarks

January 12, 2018

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitians reacted with outrage Friday to reports that President Donald Trump questioned why the U.. more »»

'Reprehensible and racist:' Trump's remarks outrage Africans

January 12, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Africans were shocked on Friday to find President Donald Trump had finally taken an interest in their continent. But it wasn't what people had hoped for. more »»

Ex-army chief to run in Egypt's presidential elections

January 12, 2018

CAIRO (AP) — A former Egyptian army chief of staff will contest the upcoming presidential elections in March, said a top aide on Friday, as other candidates have faced heavy pressure to drop out... more »»

Lebanon receives trio of stolen artifacts recovered in NY

January 12, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's state news agency says the country has received a trio of ancient artifacts looted from the country during its civil war and recovered recently by New York authorities. more »»

Nigeria: Militant oil leader sought for killings is dead

January 12, 2018

WARRI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's army says a militant oil leader who had once organized the kidnapping of four British missionaries and death of one of them has been killed. more »»

 
 
 

 

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