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'Who is she?' - US Treasury chief takes swipe at Thunberg

January 23, 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — As an executive producer of the last Mad Max movie, U.S. more »»

Portugal police: Banker in Angola scandal hangs himself

January 23, 2020

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A Portuguese banker named in a major Angolan money-laundering and corruption scandal has died in an apparent suicide at his home, police said Thursday. more »»

Sweden: Fake officer didn't spy at NATO or hurt security

January 23, 2020

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A man who duped the Swedish military for 18 years by using forged credentials and who even worked at NATO headquarters and was a contact for Russia's security services... more »»

Burkina Faso to arm civilians in fight against extremists

January 23, 2020

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso's parliament has approved legislation allowing the military to use civilian volunteers in the fight against Islamic extremism, a decision that... more »»

Storm Gloria kills 11 in Spain, causes wide coastal damage

January 23, 2020

MADRID (AP) — A calamitous storm has killed at least 11 people in Spain and left five others missing, as well as causing rivers to overflow their banks and contaminating vast agricultural areas i... more »»

Julian Assange extradition case to be drawn out for months

January 23, 2020

LONDON (AP) — The complex extradition case designed to determine whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be sent to the U.S. to face espionage charges will take longer than expected. more »»

The Latest: Merkel says climate may become survival matter

January 23, 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):

3:40 p.m. more »»

World airports taking precautions after China virus ourbreak

January 23, 2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Airports around the world have begun taking precautions to deal with an anticipated influx of Chinese tourists taking Lunar New Year holidays, just as the... more »»

High hopes: US, EU and UK all aim for trade deals this year

January 23, 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The United States, the European Union and what will soon be post-Brexit Britain have all raised the prospect of concluding trade deals between themselves by the end of... more »»

Mount Vesuvius blast turned ancient victim's brain to glass

January 23, 2020

MILAN (AP) — The eruption of Mount Vesuvius turned an incinerated victim's brain material into glass, the first time scientists have verified the phenomenon from a volcanic blast, officials at th... more »»

Russian lawmakers OK Putin's constitutional proposals

January 23, 2020

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian lawmakers on Thursday quickly gave preliminary approval to a slew of constitutional changes widely seen as an attempt by President Vladimir Putin to remain in charge after... more »»

AP Explains: Why US troop cuts in Africa would cause alarm

January 23, 2020

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Even as destroyed U.. more »»

Those trapped in China virus lockdown expect lonely holiday

January 23, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — Bai Xue had planned a road trip through China's lush eastern coast to ring in the Lunar New Year, usually a time of lively family reunions and abundant feast. more »»

China shuts down more cities in bid to contain deadly virus

January 23, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — China decided Thursday to lock down three cities that are home to more than 18 million people in an unprecedented effort to try to contain a deadly new viral illness that has... more »»

Rohingya hail UN ruling ordering Myanmar to prevent genocide

January 23, 2020

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — In a sweeping legal victory for members of the Rohingya Muslim minority, the United Nations' top court on Thursday ordered Myanmar take all measures in its power to... more »»

School bus crash in rural Germany kills 2 children, hurts 5

January 23, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — A school bus crashed in central Germany early Thursday, killing two children and leaving five others seriously injured. more »»

Appeals court upholds Norway licenses for Arctic drilling

January 23, 2020

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An appeals court ruled Thursday that the Norwegian government can hand out oil drilling licenses in the Arctic, dealing a second blow to environmental groups that had... more »»

Billionaire's cash helps Zimbabwe's doctors back from strike

January 23, 2020

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A billionaire has offered to pay striking doctors in Zimbabwe to help end a months-long protest over grave hospital conditions as the economy crumbles, and a doctors' grou... more »»

Police bust ring accused of smuggling 10,000 migrants to UK

January 23, 2020

PARIS (AP) — French and Dutch police have arrested 23 suspected members of a criminal network that has smuggled as many as 10,000 migrants from France to Britain, according to the European police... more »»

China shuts city of millions to stop spread of deadly virus

January 23, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — China closed off a city of more than 11 million people Thursday in an unprecedented effort to try to contain a deadly new viral illness that has sickened hundreds and spread to... more »»

 
 

 

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