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'American Taliban' fighter to be released after 17 years

May 23, 2019

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.. more »»

The Latest: Iran supreme leader critical of FM in nuke deal

May 22, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on increased tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local):

10:55 p.m.

As tensions with the U.S. more »»

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance

May 22, 2019

Two U.S. lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the safety of prescription opioids. more »»

Russian opposition leader's associate jailed for 20 days

May 22, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year. more »»

Group of Yazidi women victims of IS get new life in France

May 22, 2019

PARIS (AP) — France is taking in a new group of Yazidis including women victimized by the Islamic State group and their children. more »»

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh to be released

May 22, 2019

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.. more »»

US, China appear to brace for long haul in trade dispute

May 22, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — With negotiations on hold and tariffs piling up, the United States and China appear to be bracing for a prolonged standoff over trade. more »»

The Latest: Brexit: Senior Cabinet official quits UK govt

May 22, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):

7:55 p.m. more »»

Iran supreme leader criticizes politicians amid US tensions

May 22, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader publicly chastised the country's moderate president and foreign minister Wednesday, saying he disagreed with the implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal... more »»

Iran supreme leader criticizes president amid US tensions

May 22, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — As tensions with the U.S. more »»

Ukraine's parliament snubs new president on election law

May 22, 2019

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian lawmakers on Wednesday turned down the new president's proposal to amend the election law in a blow to his hopes to get more of his supporters into parliament. more »»

South Africa's Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption

May 22, 2019

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa has taken steps to crack down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to lead the country for a... more »»

Austria: photos of Holocaust survivors defaced in Vienna

May 22, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — Photos of Holocaust survivors exhibited on a central Vienna street have been defaced with swastikas, drawing condemnation from political and Jewish leaders. more »»

UK, Japan mobile operators suspend Huawei 5G phone launches

May 22, 2019

LONDON (AP) — British and Japanese mobile phone companies said Wednesday they're putting on hold plans to sell new devices from Huawei, in the latest fallout from U.S. more »»

6 die in Indonesia riots, Widodo says he won't allow unrest

May 22, 2019

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities have the volatile situation in the country's capital under control after six people died Wednesday in riots by... more »»

French-Spanish nun killed in Central African Republic

May 22, 2019

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — A 77-year-old French-Spanish nun who taught impoverished women and girls in volatile Central African Republic has been decapitated, local authorities said... more »»

Suicide car bomb kills at least 9 in Somalia's capital

May 22, 2019

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Islamic extremists exploded a suicide car bomb and killed at least nine people, including Somalia's former foreign minister, near the presidential palace in the capital on... more »»

Police raids homes of alleged Iraqi crime gang in Germany

May 22, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — Police in western Germany have raided 49 homes and businesses linked to an Iraqi gang suspected of involvement in human trafficking, drug dealing, illegal arms trade and forging... more »»

Last days of May? UK leader in peril as Brexit offer slammed

May 22, 2019

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May faced a chorus of calls Wednesday to rip up her tattered Brexit blueprint and call an end to her embattled premiership after her attempt at... more »»

Kenyan author, LGBT activist Binyavanga Wainaina dies at 48

May 22, 2019

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — One of Africa's best-known authors and gay rights activists, Binyavanga Wainaina, has died at age 48, a colleague and friend said Wednesday. more »»

 
 

 

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