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Trial opens in Turkey for 221 suspected coup instigators

May 22, 2017

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A trial opened on Monday in Turkey's capital for 221 suspects, including 27 former generals, accused of being the instigators of last summer's failed military cou. more »»

Greece looks for debt help after backing further cuts

May 22, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — Greece is seeking Monday to persuade its creditors in Europe that it has done enough to get another chunk of bailout loans and a commitment on alleviating Athens' hefty debt burden. more »»

Trump: Israelis and Arabs share 'common cause' against Iran

May 22, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump opened his first visit to Israel Monday, saying he sees growing recognition among Muslim nations that they share a "common cause" with Israel in their... more »»

Amnesty slams Turkey over 'arbitrary' crackdown on employees

May 22, 2017

ISTANBUL (AP) — A leading human rights group slammed Turkey on Monday for dismissing tens of thousands of public employees after last summer's failed coup, saying the move has had a "catastrophic... more »»

Trump avoids pointing to Saudis' human rights failings

May 22, 2017

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — As President Donald Trump opened his keynote address in Saudi Arabia, he lavished praise on the "magnificent" kingdom and "the grandeur of this remarkable place. more »»

'Costume jewelry' diamond really worth hundreds of thousands

May 22, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Some people have all the luck. more »»

Trump to test waters for achieving Middle East peace

May 22, 2017

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — President Donald Trump opened his first visit to Israel Monday, an early visit by a president to a longtime Middle East ally and one aimed at testing the waters for... more »»

Romania detains 6 Syrian migrants on way to Schengen zone

May 22, 2017

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian border police say they have detained and questioned six Syrian migrants who are suspected of illegally trying to leave Romania and head to the Schengen zone. more »»

Iran reformists sweep Tehran municipal council election

May 22, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Candidates backing reform of Iran's clerically overseen government swept municipal elections in Tehran, taking all 21 local council seats in the country's capital while... more »»

Trump trip to Israel possibly first flight from Saudi Arabia

May 22, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Even before President Donald Trump began his trip to Israel, he already may have made history. more »»

AP Interview: WFP chief says 600,000 kids risk famine death

May 22, 2017

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A tough-talking former Republican governor with friends in the Trump administration has become the unexpected booster of one of the United Nations agencies facing potentially... more »»

Police say bomb at Thai hospital wounds more than 20 people

May 22, 2017

BANGKOK (AP) — A bomb exploded at an army-run hospital in Bangkok on Monday, the third anniversary of a military coup, and authorities said more than 20 people were wounded. more »»

Trump opens first visit to Israel as president

May 22, 2017

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — President Donald Trump opened his first visit to Israel Monday, a two-day stop aimed at testing the waters for jumpstarting the dormant Middle East peace process. more »»

Le Pen would accept exit of French party No 2 on euro issue

May 22, 2017

PARIS (AP) — French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says she would find it natural if the National Front's No. more »»

North Korea says ready to deploy, mass-produce new missile

May 22, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea says it's ready to deploy and start mass-producing a new medium-range missile capable of reaching Japan and major U.S. more »»

4 climbers die near top of Mount Everest in tragic weekend

May 22, 2017

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The body of an Indian climber was spotted on Mount Everest on Monday, the fourth fatality on the mountain during a busy and tragic weekend on the world's highest peak. more »»

China to detail its Antarctic ambitions at treaty meeting

May 22, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese officials will detail their growing ambitions in Antarctica on Monday as Beijing hosts a meeting of nations that oversee management of the polar region amid concerns over... more »»

Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran

May 22, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Reformist candidates swept municipal elections in Iran's capital, taking all 21 seats in Tehran as moderate President Hassan Rouhani won a second term, state media reported... more »»

IS claims attack in northern Syria that killed insurgents

May 22, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide attack in northwest Syria that killed at least 14 insurgents. more »»

Key lawmakers vow full airing of reasons behind Comey firing

May 22, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of key congressional committees are pledging a full public airing as to why former FBI director James Comey was ousted amid an intensifying investigation into Russia's... more »»

 
 
 

 

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