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Slovenia lawmakers to approve moderate government

September 13, 2018

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia is set to vote into office Thursday a new, center-left government that will keep away from power anti-immigrant populists who topped June's election. more »»

South Africa uses new tech to fight vicious gun violence

September 13, 2018

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — As gunshots ring out in one of South Africa's most dangerous neighborhoods, a new technology detects the gun's location and immediately alerts police. more »»

Philippines starts massive evacuations as huge typhoon nears

September 13, 2018

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine authorities began evacuating thousands of people Thursday in the path of the most powerful typhoon this year, closing schools, readying bulldozers for... more »»

Putin attends Russia-China war games

September 13, 2018

TSUGOL FIRING RANGE, Russia (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Thursday attended Russia's biggest-ever war games, which involved some 300,000 troops as well as a significant contingent of Chinese... more »»

UK to pay 'substantially' less to EU in event of no deal

September 13, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Britain warned the European Union on Thursday that it will withhold billions of euros (dollars) of a promised divorce payment if there is no Brexit deal. more »»

EU backs ICC after US questions court's legitimacy

September 13, 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top diplomat says the bloc remains a staunch supporter of the International Criminal Court despite U.S. condemnation of the tribunal. more »»

German forest standoff: Police to clear protester tree homes

September 13, 2018

KERPEN, Germany (AP) — Police in full riot gear cleared a blockade Thursday as authorities prepared to move in and remove tree houses built by activists in an ancient forest in western Germany... more »»

Sweden arrests person over royal jewels heist

September 13, 2018

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A person has been arrested over the theft of priceless treasures from the Swedish royal regalia, including a jeweled crown, from a cathedral where they were on display,... more »»

Germany says it has reached migration deal with Italy

September 13, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's interior minister says Italy has agreed to take back migrants who show up at the German-Austrian border after previously applying for asylum in Italy. more »»

US bishops to meet pope amid crisis in confidence over abuse

September 13, 2018

VATICAN CITY (AP) — A delegation of U.S. more »»

US, Cuba to meet on mystery 'health attacks' in Havana

September 13, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Cuban officials will meet later today in an effort to determine the method and motive behind mystery incidents in Havana that have injured American diplomats. more »»

Suu Kyi says handling of Rohingya could have been better

September 13, 2018

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — In the face of global condemnation, Myanmar's leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday said that the handling of Rohingya Muslims, 700,000 of whom... more »»

Death toll at 11 in China vehicle attack, 44 in hospital

September 13, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — The death toll has risen to 11 with another 44 people hospitalized after a man allegedly drove an SUV deliberately into a crowd in central China before jumping out and attacking... more »»

Israel removes protest shacks near embattled West Bank site

September 13, 2018

KHAN AL-AHMAR, West Bank (AP) — Israeli forces on Thursday dismantled five corrugated metal shacks that had been set up by Palestinian activists protesting the anticipated razing of a nearby West... more »»

Strongest typhoon this year closes in on north Philippines

September 13, 2018

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The most powerful typhoon of the season is closing in on the northern Philippines, where officials ordered precautionary evacuations and closures of schools and offices... more »»

Da Silva's candidate vows to be his own man in Brazil

September 13, 2018

SAO PAULO (AP) — In his first full day as the presidential candidate for Brazil's Workers' Party, Fernando Haddad pledged Wednesday to be his own man if elected and not bow to financial markets o... more »»

Chile's congress passes 'historic' gender identity law

September 13, 2018

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — After a five-year battle, Chile's congress passed a gender identity law Wednesday that allows transgender people over 14 years of age to change their name and gender in... more »»

Colombia ELN rebels free captives with peace talks uncertain

September 12, 2018

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's last-remaining rebel group freed six people it took captive last month amid demands from President Ivan Duque that it release all hostages and cease kidnapping... more »»

Francis calls clergy abuse summit as issue imperils papacy

September 12, 2018

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis summoned the presidents of the world's bishops' conferences Wednesday to a summit on preventing clergy sex abuse and protecting children, responding to the... more »»

Western leaders line up to visit Macedonia before referendum

September 12, 2018

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Western leaders have scheduled more visits to Macedonia ahead of an upcoming referendum that would change the country's name and get it fast-tracked for NATO membership. more »»

 
 

 

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