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Norway left with minority government after populists quit

January 20, 2020

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) —

The populist Progress Party pulled out of Norway's center-right governing coalition Monday over the decision to repatriate an Islamic State group-linked woman an... more »»

IMF: Low rates and reduced trade tension to aid world growth

January 20, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Low interest rates and reduced trade tensions will likely buoy the global economy over the next two years and help nurture steady if modest growth. more »»

Prince Harry: 'Powerful media' is why he's stepping away

January 20, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry took aim at the journalists who have dissected his life since the day he was born as he expressed regret for the way he has had to step down from royal duties. more »»

Davos bolsters security as protesters march toward venue

January 20, 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Hundreds of disgruntled protesters against the elite World Economic Forum are marching through the Alpine snows toward its annual gathering in Davos, as officials on... more »»

Sri Lanka to treat war-missing as dead, issue certificates

January 20, 2020

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's president has decided that tens of thousands of people still missing from the country's quarter-century civil war will be formally declared dead and death... more »»

Catalan ex-police chief on trial for role in secession bid

January 20, 2020

MADRID (AP) — The former head of Catalonia's regional police and three others are standing trial on charges of rebellion and sedition for their alleged roles in the illegal bid by the Catalan... more »»

EU sets up $998 million budget for humanitarian aid

January 20, 2020

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has set up a 900 million euro ($998 million) budget to help countries hit by humanitarian crises, with Africa getting the largest share of the money. more »»

China's Xi says coronavirus outbreak must be taken seriously

January 20, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping said Monday that it's “extremely crucial” to take every possible measure to combat a new coronavirus that has infected more than 200 people in the... more »»

Bangladesh court sentences 5 ex-cops to death for killing

January 20, 2020

DHAKA,Bangladesh (AP) — A Bangladesh court sentenced five former police officials to death Monday for opening fire on a motorcade of then opposition leader Sheikh Hasina 31 years ago, killing 24... more »»

Experts say Vincent van Gogh self-portrait is genuine

January 20, 2020

AMSTERDAM (AP) — After years of doubts about its authenticity, experts in Amsterdam have confirmed that a Vincent van Gogh self-portrait was indeed painted by the Dutch master as he recovered in ... more »»

Heating pipe bursts in Russian hotel, boiling water kills 5

January 20, 2020

MOSCOW (AP) — A heating pipe burst Monday in small Russian hotel, flooding rooms with boiling water that killed five people and left six others injured in the city of Perm, emergency officials... more »»

Britain's EU Journey: When Churchill urged European unity

January 20, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Britain officially leaves the European Union on Jan. 31 after a debilitating political period that has bitterly divided the nation since the 2016 Brexit referendum. more »»

Abe says new unit will defend Japan from space tech threats

January 20, 2020

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's prime minister said Monday that his country will form a space defense unit to protect itself from potential threats as rivals develop missiles and other technology and the ne... more »»

Cases of new viral pneumonia in China surpass 200

January 20, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — China reported a sharp rise in the number of people infected with a new coronavirus on Monday, including the first cases in the capital. more »»

US envoy say it's his mustache; South Koreans say otherwise

January 20, 2020

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to South Korea has some unusual explanations for the harsh criticism he's faced in his host country. more »»

Unhealthy levels of smog choke Thai capital for over a week

January 20, 2020

BANGKOK (AP) — Unhealthy levels of smog have choked Bangkok for more than a week, as the Thai capital's residents fume over the ineffectiveness of government measures to combat the problem. more »»

France's Macron makes big push for more foreign investment

January 20, 2020

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting 180 international business leaders at the Palace of Versailles in a bid to promote France’s economic attractiveness despite over six weeks... more »»

Huawei exec's extradition hearing begins in Canada

January 20, 2020

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The first stage of an extradition hearing for a senior executive of Chinese telecom giant Huawei begins Monday in a Vancouver courtroom, a case that has... more »»

10 years after Vatican takeover, Legion in new abuse crisis

January 20, 2020

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The administrator of the elite Catholic school in Cancun, Mexico, used to take the girls out of class and send them to the chapel, where the priest from the Legion of Christ... more »»

China counts sharp rise in coronavirus cases, 2 in Beijing

January 20, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — China reported Monday a sharp rise in the number of people infected with a new coronavirus, including the first cases in the capital. more »»

 
 

 

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