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The Latest: UK says Iran must abide by EU sanctions on Syria

August 15, 2019

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on Iranian supertanker at center of Persian Gulf tensions (all times local):

6:30 p.m. more »»

Israel bans entry to outspoken US congresswomen

August 15, 2019

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Thursday that it will bar two Democratic congresswomen from entering the country ahead of a planned visit over their support for a Palestinian-led boycott movement, a... more »»

Russian court puts French investor under house arrests

August 15, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow court has put a jailed French investor under house arres. more »»

India's Modi defends Kashmir policy amid clash with Pakistan

August 15, 2019

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday used an Independence Day speech to defend his decision to strip Kashmir of its special status as about 7 million residents of the... more »»

NASA scientists fly over Greenland to track melting ice

August 15, 2019

ABOARD A NASA RESEARCH PLANE (AP) — NASA scientists are crisscrossing Greenland on a mission to track melting ice. more »»

UK police say second officer was poisoned in Novichok attack

August 15, 2019

LONDON (AP) — British police say a second police officer who responded to a March 2018 nerve agent attack in the English city of Salisbury was exposed to the agent Novichoc. more »»

Gibraltar frees held Iran oil tanker that US sought to seize

August 15, 2019

MADRID (AP) — Gibraltar on Thursday allowed a detained Iranian supertanker to leave the British overseas territory after a last-minute U.S. more »»

Pilot hailed as hero after bird strike disables Russian jet

August 15, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian pilot was being hailed as a hero Thursday for safely landing his passenger jet in a corn field after it collided with a flock of gulls seconds after takeoff, causing both... more »»

France honors African veterans of World War II landings

August 15, 2019

PARIS (AP) — It's sometimes called "the forgotten D-Day," the crucial but overshadowed Allied invasion of the French Riviera to push back the Nazis. more »»

What's next as Labour Party seeks to stop a no-deal Brexit?

August 15, 2019

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will lead the country out of the European Union in 11 weeks, with or without a divorce deal — but an awful lot of U.K. more »»

Report: Levi's, Wrangler, Lee seamstresses harassed, abused

August 15, 2019

Women sewing blue jeans for Levi's, Wrangler, Lee and The Children's Place faced sexual harassment and gender-based violence and some were coerced into having sex with supervisors to keep their... more »»

Police patrol Zimbabwe capital before anti-government demos

August 15, 2019

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — In a show of force to discourage anti-government protests, Zimbabwe police with water cannons patrolled the capital's streets and warned residents "you will rot in jail" i... more »»

The Latest: Portugal offers help for migrants stuck at sea

August 15, 2019

ROME (AP) — The Latest on immigration in Europe (all times local):

3:15 p.m. more »»

US move halts release of Iranian tanker held in Gibraltar

August 15, 2019

MADRID (AP) — The United States moved on Thursday to halt the release of an Iranian supertanker detained in Gibraltar for breaching EU sanctions on oil shipments to Syria, thwarting efforts by... more »»

Hong Kong police: not aware of any military plans by China

August 15, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Three senior Hong Kong police officers said Thursday that they are not aware of any plans for Chinese forces to join efforts to quell mass demonstrations in the territory, as... more »»

Israel considers banning entry to outspoken US congresswomen

August 15, 2019

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister and other top officials were meeting on Thursday to reevaluate the decision to allow two Democratic congresswomen who support the Palestinian-led boycott... more »»

Italy's political crisis on display in migrant boat battle

August 15, 2019

ROME (AP) — A humanitarian boat carrying 147 migrants rescued at sea was anchored in choppy waters Thursday near a southern Italian island while the country's interior and defense ministers... more »»

US recession fears stalk markets as stocks fall again

August 15, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets fell sharply again Thursday after Wall Street endured its worst day of the year as recession fears in the U.S. and around the world escalated. more »»

Captain hailed hero after bird strike disables Russian plane

August 15, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — The captain of a Russian passenger jet was hailed as a hero Thursday for landing his plane in a cornfield after it collided with a flock of gulls seconds after takeoff, causing both... more »»

China ambassador to UK issues warning over protest movement

August 15, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — China's ambassador to the U.K. more »»

 
 

 

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