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The Latest: Syrian TV reporting military base under attack

May 24, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria developments (all times local):

9:30 p.m.

Syrian TV reports that a military base in central Syria has come under attack from "enemy" fire. more »»

UN chief concerned by cancellation of US-NKorea summit

May 24, 2018

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. chief said Thursday he is "deeply concerned" by the cancellation of the planned summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. more »»

Cyclone Mekunu pounds Yemen island on its path to Oman

May 24, 2018

SALALAH, Oman (AP) — Cyclone Mekunu roared over the Yemeni island of Socotra in the Arabian Sea on its way to Oman on Thursday, sending torrents of water rushing down streets and sinking at least... more »»

Congo says confirmed Ebola cases have reached 30; 8 deaths

May 24, 2018

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's fight to rein in a deadly Ebola outbreak has authorities crossing the border to buy up available thermometers, a World Health Organization official said, as the... more »»

License to chill: MI6 tries to shed macho James Bond image

May 24, 2018

LONDON (AP) — We meet again, Mr. Bond — or maybe not. more »»

Saudi Arabia releases 3 women as other activists still held

May 24, 2018

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi authorities have released three prominent women's rights activists, but continue to hold at least seven others in a sweep targeting prominent icons of the... more »»

Probe: Missile that downed MH17 came from Russia-based unit

May 24, 2018

BUNNIK, Netherlands (AP) — The missile used to shoot down a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over eastern Ukraine in 2014, killing all 298 aboard, belonged to a Russia-based military unit, an... more »»

IAEA: Iran complying with nuclear deal, but could improve

May 24, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — Iran appears to be complying with a 2015 deal with major powers that was meant to stop it from developing nuclear weapons in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions, the... more »»

UK slams Russian pranksters over Boris Johnson call

May 24, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Foreign Office on Thursday criticized "childish" Russian pranksters who phoned Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson posing as the leader of Armeni. more »»

Syria: US-backed group captures French IS member

May 24, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — A U.S. more »»

WWII bomb successfully defused in German city of Dresden

May 24, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — German police say a World War II bomb that partially exploded while it was being defused in the eastern city of Dresden has been successfully deactivated. more »»

Algeria denies rights abuses in migrant expulsions

May 24, 2018

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's government denies any human rights abuses against African migrants who have been expelled from the country in large numbers, refuting U.N. allegations. more »»

Romania: Austrian businessman suspected of child pornography

May 24, 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian court has ordered that an Austrian businessman suspected of child pornography be placed under house arrest. more »»

The Latest: Images show residents sheltering from cyclone

May 24, 2018

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Cyclone Mekuni (all times local):

6:30 p.m. more »»

Spain issues arrest warrant for rapper convicted over lyrics

May 24, 2018

MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain issued arrest warrants Thursday for a Spanish rapper sentenced to prison for lyrics that praised terror groups and insulted the royal family. more »»

N. Korea demolishes nuclear test site as journalists watch

May 24, 2018

PUNGGYE-RI, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made good on his promise to demolish his country's nuclear test site, which was formally closed in a series of huge explosions... more »»

Kremlin doubts ex-spy's daughter's statement on poisoning

May 24, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin said Thursday it doubts that Yulia Skripal has issued a statement of her own free will after her recovery from poisoning that Britain blames on Russi. more »»

1 dead, 4 injured in Turkish explosives factory blast

May 24, 2018

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A blast at a state-owned explosives factory in Turkey killed one worker and injured four others, the state-run news agency reported Thursday. more »»

Spanish ruling party fined in major corruption case

May 24, 2018

MADRID (AP) — The conviction of more than two dozen Spanish businesspeople and officials in a major corruption scandal triggered political turmoil Thursday after the court ruled that the country'... more »»

London couple convicted of murdering nanny, burning her body

May 24, 2018

LONDON (AP) — A London couple delusionally obsessed with a former boy-band star were found guilty Thursday of murdering their French nanny and burning her body on a bonfire in their backyard. more »»

 
 

 

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