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Filipino Muslims vote on autonomy after long peace effort

January 21, 2019

MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — Muslims in the southern Philippines voted Monday in a referendum on a new autonomous region that seeks to end nearly half a century of unrest, in what their leaders are... more »»

Ex-Nissan chairman Ghosn asks for bail, promises not to flee

January 21, 2019

TOKYO (AP) — Nissan's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn is promising to wear an electronic monitoring ankle bracelet, give up his passport and pay for security guards approved by prosecutors to gain... more »»

Filipino Muslims vote in referendum on autonomous region

January 21, 2019

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Muslims in the southern Philippines voted Monday in a referendum on a new autonomous region that seeks to end nearly half a century of unrest, in what their leaders are... more »»

Oxfam says world wealth gap widening, advocates fairer taxes

January 21, 2019

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Wealth inequality around the world is "out of control" and doing particular harm to women, anti-poverty campaigner Oxfam warned Monday ahead of the annual gathering of... more »»

Survey: Workers trust their employer over other institutions

January 21, 2019

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — With trust in governments taking a hit since the global financial crisis, people around the world view their employer as the most trusted institution in their lives,... more »»

In rare move, Israel confirms attacking Iran forces in Syria

January 21, 2019

JERUSALEM (AP) — In an extraordinary statement, the Israeli military confirmed early Monday that it attacked Iranian military targets in Syria, hours after carrying out a rare daylight air raid... more »»

Death toll reaches 85 in Mexico fuel pipeline fire horror

January 21, 2019

TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico (AP) — People in the town where a gasoline explosion killed at least 85 people say the section of pipeline that gushed fuel has been a habitual gathering site for thieves,... more »»

The Latest: Israel announces attacks on Iran forces in Syria

January 21, 2019

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local):

2:20 a.. more »»

Hedi Slimane unveils debut menswear show for Celine in Paris

January 20, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Passers-by gathered outside the giant glass windows of Celine's traffic-stopping show venue Sunday night: erected in Paris' sparkling Place de la Concorde, which is also used as a... more »»

Kenyan police say attack on Chinese facilities is repelled

January 20, 2019

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan police say gunmen opened fire on Chinese construction facilities in an eastern area, days after Islamic extremists claimed responsibility for a deadly attack in... more »»

Al-Qaida-linked jihadists kill 10 UN peacekeepers in Mali

January 20, 2019

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Al-Qaida-linked jihadists carried out one of the deadliest attacks on a United Nations peacekeeping mission in months, killing 10 peacekeepers and wounding at least 25 in... more »»

Polish PM calls for respect in public life after mayor slain

January 20, 2019

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's conservative Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki called on politicians and public figures Sunday to make the public debate more respectful after the slaying of Gdansk... more »»

Ex-Nissan chairman Ghosn asks for bail, promises not to flee

January 20, 2019

TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn on Monday asked for his release on bail from a two-month detention in Japan, promising he will report to prosecutors daily and wear an electronic... more »»

Iraqi prime minister visits Basra, months after unrest

January 20, 2019

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's new prime minister, Adel Abdul-Mahdi, made his first visit to Basra on Sunday, promising better water and electricity services after riots swept through the impoverished cit... more »»

Hard terrain slows rescue of Spanish boy trapped in borehole

January 20, 2019

MADRID (AP) — Rescuers in southern Spain said Sunday that the frantic effort to reach a 2-year-old boy who fell into a narrow, deep borehole seven days ago has again been slowed by difficult... more »»

Plane makes emergency landing in Black Sea port in Romania

January 20, 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian authorities say an airplane flying from Cyprus to the Romanian capital has made an emergency landing in the Black Sea port of Constanta because of a problem wit... more »»

Congo on brink of 1st peaceful transfer with Tshisekeid win

January 20, 2019

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo is on the brink of its first peaceful, democratic transfer of power since independence in 1960 after the Constitutional Court on Sunday confirmed the presidential... more »»

'Rambo,' 'Total Recall' producer Andy Vajna dies at 74

January 20, 2019

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Andy Vajna, a Hungarian-American film producer who worked on several "Rambo" movies with Sylvester Stallone, "Total Recall" with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Madonna's... more »»

Greek protesters angry over Macedonia deal clash with police

January 20, 2019

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Protesters clashed with police outside Greece's parliament during a rally that drew tens of thousands of people Sunday against the Greek-Macedonia name deal. more »»

Zimbabwe president to return home after deadly turmoil

January 20, 2019

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's president announced on Sunday that he will return home and skip the World Economic Forum after a week of turmoil in which activists have said at least a dozen... more »»

 
 

 

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