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Gunfire injures 5 in Sweden, police tell public not to worry

June 18, 2018

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish police say several people were injured when shots were fired Monday in Malmo, Sweden's third-largest city. more »»

Romania: Criminal justice revisions worsen graft worries

June 18, 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian lawmakers approved revised criminal justice statutes Monday that critics called a setback for prosecuting corruption, votes that took place hours after an... more »»

Doubts loom over Colombia peace deal with hawk's election

June 18, 2018

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Uncertainty loomed over Colombia's fragile peace deal on Monday with the victory of one of its most hawkish critics in a bruising presidential runoff that laid bare deep... more »»

US urges Russia to release political and religious prisoners

June 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration urged Russia on Monday to release what it called a growing number of political and religious prisoners, warning that President Vladimir Putin's... more »»

Russia, Egypt match at World Cup could test close ties

June 18, 2018

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Not since the Cold War days of the 1950s and 1960s has Egypt been as close to Russia as it is now. more »»

Russian lawmaker wants to ban 'mockery' of soccer team

June 18, 2018

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — A conservative legislator in Russia says he wants to ban "mockery" of the national soccer team because the players are "fighting for the honor of our country. more »»

Israel PM, Jordan king meet after months of strained ties

June 18, 2018

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Jordan's King Abdullah II that he is committed to the status quo at holy sites in contested Jerusalem, trying to reassure the... more »»

US serial sperm donor banned from donating in Israel

June 18, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — Serial sperm donor Ari Nagel, an American who has fathered 33 children, with 10 more on the way, has been banned from donating his sperm in Israel, where he first fathered a chil... more »»

Greek far-right lawmaker arrested on treason-linked charges

June 18, 2018

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek anti-terrorism police arrested an extreme far-right lawmaker on treason-linked criminal charges Monday, more than two days after he evaded arrest by speeding past a... more »»

UN says over 25,000 people fled Yemen fighting at Hodeida

June 18, 2018

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The U.N. more »»

Airport authorities detain 2 rights advocates in Yemen

June 18, 2018

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni rights advocates are reporting that two of the country's most prominent activists have been detained and taken to an undisclosed location at an airport in western Yemen. more »»

Italy's interior minister turns gaze to 'Roma question'

June 18, 2018

ROME (AP) — Italy's hard-line interior minister, who recently sparked a multinational showdown by refusing entry to a Mediterranean Sea rescue boat packed with 630 migrants, is now taking aim at... more »»

Israel arrests former government minister for Iran spying

June 18, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — A former Israeli government minister, once imprisoned for trying to smuggle drugs, is back behind bars after being charged with spying for archenemy Iran, the country's internal... more »»

Experts say auto tariffs would raise prices, cost jobs

June 18, 2018

DETROIT (AP) — Every workday, about 7,400 trucks mostly loaded with automotive parts rumble across the Ambassador Bridge connecting Detroit and Canada, at times snarling traffic along the busy... more »»

Bosnian police block 100 migrants from reaching Croatia

June 18, 2018

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnian border police on Monday stopped about 100 migrants from reaching the border with European Union member Croatia amid a rise in the influx of people... more »»

Geraldine McCaughrean wins Carnegie children's book prize

June 18, 2018

LONDON (AP) — British writer Geraldine McCaughrean has won the prestigious Carnegie Medal for children's literature for "Where the World Ends. more »»

Critics scoff at UK govt claim of Brexit spending dividend

June 18, 2018

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled details Monday of a plan to boost health care funding by 3. more »»

Japan team at World Cup troubled by earthquake, hotel alarm

June 18, 2018

SARANSK, Russia (AP) — Word of a deadly earthquake in Japan and an early-morning false alarm at a team hotel have given the country's World Cup squad some unsettling moments. more »»

Merkel, allies avert collision for now in German migrant row

June 18, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's allies in Bavaria averted an immediate collision Monday with the German leader, giving her two weeks to make deals on migration with other European... more »»

Peek at the future: Electric plane cruises skies over Norway

June 18, 2018

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway's transportation minister and the head of the Scandinavian country's airport operator took off Monday for a short flight ... more »»

 
 

 

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