Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | 30 Acts of Aloha | Home RSS
 
 
 
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 »»

Syrian troops advance in northwest amid intense bombardment

August 15, 2019

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian forces gained more ground from insurgents in the country's northwest on Thursday, edging closer to a major rebel-held town a day after militants shot down a government... more »»

France honors Allied veterans of World War II landings

August 15, 2019

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is celebrating U.S. more »»

9-year-old girl sues German boys choir over gender bias

August 15, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — A 9-year-old girl is suing a centuries-old Berlin boys choir, arguing that her bid to join was only rejected because of her gender, in a case that has sparked debate over equal... more »»

Hong Kong Umbrella Movement leader released on bail

August 15, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — A top opposition leader imprisoned on public disorder charges was released on bail Thursday as Hong Kong's government attempts to quell a protest movement that has paralyzed part... more »»

23 injured in Russian plane's emergency landing

August 15, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — A passenger jet made an emergency landing in a field outside of one of Moscow's airports Thursday after colliding with a flock of birds, injuring at least 23 people, Russian... more »»

From D-Day to Nazi defeat: Marking World War II milestones

August 15, 2019

PARIS (AP) — For Allied troops in Europe, D-Day was just the beginning of a long and bloody push toward victory over the Nazis. more »»

London teen lost at Malaysian resort died from ulcer bleed

August 15, 2019

SEREMBAN, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police said Thursday there were no signs of foul play in the death of a 15-year-old London girl who mysteriously disappeared from a nature resort, with an... more »»

India's PM uses Independence Day to defend Kashmir changes

August 15, 2019

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended his government's controversial measure to strip the disputed Kashmir region of its statehood and special constitutional provisions in... more »»

S. Korea's Moon calls for talks to end trade row with Japan

August 15, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in offered an olive branch to Japan to end an ongoing trade dispute Thursday, saying Seoul will "gladly join hands" if Tokyo wants to talk. more »»

Japan's new emperor remorseful in 1st war anniversary speech

August 15, 2019

TOKYO (AP) — Emperor Naruhito expressed "deep remorse" over Japan's role in World War II in his first appearance at the annual ceremony marking the end of the hostilities. more »»

Trial of accused Christchurch mosque shooter may be delayed

August 15, 2019

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The trial of the man accused of killing 51 people at two New Zealand mosques could be delayed by several weeks to avoid clashing with the Islamic holy month of... more »»

Activists describe life under lockdown in Kashmir as 'grim'

August 15, 2019

NEW DELHI (AP) — On the eve of India's Independence Day, a team of activists and scholars released a report that paints a bleak picture of Indian-administered Kashmir, challenging official... more »»

 
 

 

I am looking for:
in:
News, Blogs & Events Web