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The Latest: Tlaib says she won't visit West Bank relatives

August 16, 2019

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Israel banning U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib and fellow Democrat Rep. more »»

Ebola outbreak spreads to 3rd province in eastern Congo

August 16, 2019

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's year-long Ebola outbreak has spread to a new province, with two cases, including one death, confirmed in South Kivu, according to the government health ministry. more »»

Hundreds defy restrictions, join street protest in Kashmir

August 16, 2019

NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of people defied unprecedented security restrictions and held a street protest in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Friday, as India's government assured the Supreme Court... more »»

UK police officer slain investigating burglary, 10 arrested

August 16, 2019

LONDON (AP) — A 28-year-old police officer investigating a reported burglary in southeast England has died after being dragged by a vehicle, police said Friday. more »»

Tlaib declines to visit West Bank, citing Israeli conditions

August 16, 2019

JERUSALEM (AP) — Democratic Rep. more »»

Merkel to meet UK prime minister soon to discuss Brexit

August 16, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel could meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson soon to discuss Brexit, her spokesman said Friday. more »»

Zimbabwe's police beat anti-government protesters in capital

August 16, 2019

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's police used tear gas, arrests and beatings Friday to quell anti-government protests in the capital, Harare. more »»

Putin gives pilot who landed in cornfield Russia's top medal

August 16, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday awarded the nation's highest medal, the Hero of Russia, to the pilot who managed to smoothly land his disabled passenger plane in a... more »»

Israel grants Tlaib West Bank visit on humanitarian grounds

August 16, 2019

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Friday it has granted a request by Democratic Rep. more »»

Myanmar, Bangladesh schedule Rohingya repatriation

August 16, 2019

BANGKOK (AP) — Myanmar and Bangladesh will soon make a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims, 700,000 of whom fled a security crackdown in Myanmar almost two years ago, officials... more »»

China police exercises across from Hong Kong seen as threat

August 16, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Members of China's paramilitary People's Armed Police marched and practiced crowd control tactics at a sports complex in Shenzhen across from Hong Kong on Friday, in what some... more »»

Aid group: Italy must let all migrants off rescue ship

August 16, 2019

ROME (AP) — Three ailing migrants and a family member were evacuated Friday from a Spanish rescue ship anchored near a southern Italian island but 134 others remained stuck on the boat as Italy's... more »»

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure

August 16, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — The CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways, one of Hong Kong's most prominent companies, resigned Friday following pressure by Beijing on the carrier over participation by some of its... more »»

UN: Migrant deaths in Americas top 500 so far this year

August 16, 2019

GENEVA (AP) — More than 500 migrants have lost their lives in the Americas so far this year, about a 33% increase from a year ago, the U.N. migration agency said Friday. more »»

Zimbabwe police, protesters clash in Zimbabwe's capital

August 16, 2019

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's police fired tear gas Friday to disperse anti-government protesters in the center of the capital, Harare. more »»

UN says 2nd attempt to return Rohingya to Myanmar planned

August 16, 2019

BANGKOK (AP) — Myanmar and Bangladesh are making a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims after more than 700,000 of them fled a security crackdown in Myanmar almost two years ago,... more »»

Dutch Princess Christina, sister of former queen, dies at 72

August 16, 2019

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch Princess Christina, the youngest sister of former Queen Beatrix, died Friday after a battle with bone cancer. She was 72. more »»

Belgium seeks extradition of arms trafficker from Portugal

August 16, 2019

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian authorities are seeking the extradition of a convicted arms trafficker who was arrested in Portugal this week after a year-long run from justice. more »»

The Latest: Protesters, police clash in Zimbabwe's capital

August 16, 2019

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's anti-government demonstration (all times local):

11:05 a.m. more »»

Slurs and slingshots: Kashmiris allege abuse amid lockdown

August 16, 2019

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Farooq Ahmed Wani was driving home on his motorcycle with his 6-year-old niece in Indian-controlled Kashmir when they were stopped by paramilitary soldiers, one of whom he... more »»

 
 

 

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