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No letup for UK lawmakers: Johnson presses ahead with Brexit

December 15, 2019

LONDON (AP) — There will be no letup for U.K. lawmakers worn out after Britain’s bruising election campaign. more »»

Longest UN climate talks end with no deal on carbon markets

December 15, 2019

MADRID (AP) — Marathon international climate talks ended Sunday with negotiators postponing until next year a key decision on how to regulate global carbon markets. more »»

UK Labour chief Corbyn apologizes for election debacle

December 15, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn apologized Sunday for this party's crushing defeat in the British general election but defended his campaign, which failed to resonate with the... more »»

Strong quake kills 1, collapses building in Philippines

December 15, 2019

DAVAO, Philippines (AP) — A strong earthquake jolted the southern Philippines on Sunday, killing at least one person and causing a three-story building to collapse, setting off a search for peopl... more »»

75 years on, Battle of the Bulge memories bond people

December 15, 2019

THIMISTER-CLERMONT, Belgium (AP) — As a schoolboy three quarters of a century ago, Marcel Schmetz would regularly see open trucks rumble past to a makeshift American cemetery — filled with bodies... more »»

White gold: Cyprus' halloumi cheese entangled in politics

December 15, 2019

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Dairy farmers on Cyprus refer to halloumi as “white gold. more »»

Toxic air, gases hamper search for last 2 volcano victims

December 15, 2019

WHAKATANE, New Zealand (AP) — A second land search of New Zealand's volcanic White Island on Sunday failed to locate the bodies of the last two victims of an eruption that has now claimed 16... more »»

North Korea says new tests will help it counter US threats

December 15, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said it successfully performed another “crucial test” at its long-range rocket launch site that will further strengthen its nuclear deterren. more »»

Hourslong clashes between police, protesters engulf Beirut

December 15, 2019

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese security forces fired rubber bullets, tear gas and used water cannons to disperse anti-government protesters from central Beirut in clashes that lasted for hours into early... more »»

Supporters of embattled Thai opposition party hold big rally

December 15, 2019

BANGKOK (AP) — Several thousand supporters of a popular opposition party in Thailand that is under threat of dissolution rallied Saturday in the nation's capital in one of the largest political... more »»

Mexico objects over US bill on ratifying trade pact

December 15, 2019

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Just days after a landmark agreement on a trade pact to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, Mexico objected Saturday to legislation introduced in the U.S. more »»

Protracted street clashes engulf Beirut near protest camp

December 15, 2019

BEIRUT (AP) — Security forces fired rubber bullets and tear gas while clashing with anti-government protesters and with men who tried to attack the protest camp in Beirut on Saturday, setting off... more »»

Argentina: British tourist killed in mugging attempt

December 15, 2019

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Assailants shot two British tourists while trying to rob them in Argentina's capital Saturday, killing one and seriously injuring the other, authorities said... more »»

Disagreement drags UN climate talks into a 2nd extra day

December 15, 2019

MADRID (AP) — U.N. climate talks in Madrid dragged into a second day of extra time Sunday, with officials from almost 200 countries unable to break the deadlock on key points of difference. more »»

Argentina: British tourist killed in mugging attempt

December 14, 2019

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Assailants shot two British tourists while trying to rob them in Argentina's capital Saturday, killing one and seriously injuring the other, authorities said... more »»

Greta Thunberg apologizes for 'against the wall' comment

December 14, 2019

MADRID (AP) — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has apologized for saying politicians should be put “against the wall” after critics took it to mean that she was advocating violence. more »»

Mexico disputes language in US bill on ratifying trade pact

December 14, 2019

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Just days after a landmark agreement on a trade pact to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, Mexico objected Saturday to legislation introduced in the U.S. more »»

Fighting rages near Libya's capital amid push by rebel army

December 14, 2019

CAIRO (AP) — Just two days after rebel Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter declared a “final" and decisive battle for the capital Tripoli, heavy fighting raged for a 24-hour period between his troops... more »»

Specialist teams hope to recover last 2 volcano victims

December 14, 2019

WHAKATANE, New Zealand (AP) — Specialist teams were due to return to New Zealand's volcanic White Island on Sunday to resume a land search for the bodies of two victims of an eruption which has... more »»

Johnson's win may deliver Brexit but could risk UK's breakup

December 14, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Leaving the European Union is not the only split British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has to worry about. more »»

 
 

 

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