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Britain presses EU for Brexit compromise as clock ticks

February 20, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — Britain's foreign secretary said that securing an orderly Brexit is "of paramount importance" as he visited Germany on Wednesday, and insisted the UK can leave the European Union on... more »»

In Nigeria, film stars deploy to plead for election peace

February 20, 2019

KANO, Nigeria (AP) — As emergencies go, it has a catchy tune. more »»

Ending the silence on sex abuse: Vatican holds summit

February 20, 2019

VATICAN CITY (AP) — If Pope Francis needed a concrete example to justify summoning church leaders from around the globe to Rome for a tutorial on clergy sex abuse, Sister Bernardine Pemii has it. more »»

Swiss bank UBS may face massive fines in French trial

February 20, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Swiss bank UBS faces a potential multibillion-euro fine as a Paris court is set to deliver a verdict on charges it helped wealthy French clients evade tax authorities. more »»

Daughter of ex-Mao secretary boycotts Communist-led memorial

February 20, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — The daughter of a Chinese Communist Party veteran boycotted his funeral Wednesday, calling it an improper tribute to a man who once worked for Mao Zedong but later became a fierce... more »»

A look at rival Branson vs Maduro concerts for Venezuela

February 20, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Dueling concerts are being staged this week on both sides of Venezuela's border with Colombia. more »»

Pakistani PM willing to talk but warns India not to attack

February 20, 2019

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's prime minister offered to hold talks with India, even as he warned New Delhi to refrain from launching any attacks on his country following last week's suicide bombing... more »»

The Latest: Casino company to complete Macao Lagerfeld hotel

February 20, 2019

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the death of fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld (all times local):

7 p.m. more »»

Religious orders apologize for sex abuse inaction, cover-ups

February 20, 2019

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Catholic religious orders around the world apologized Tuesday for having failed to respond when their priests raped children, acknowledging that their family-like communities... more »»

Beijing's Forbidden City illuminated for Lantern Festival

February 20, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing's Forbidden City has been illuminated and opened to the public for night visits for the first time to celebrate China's Lantern Festival. more »»

AP Explains: Venezuela opposition's fight to win over troops

February 19, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — U.S. more »»

Haiti probes US men detained with weapons, no license plates

February 19, 2019

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Authorities in Haiti said Tuesday that five U.S. more »»

Lagerfeld's legacy: Youthful designs, elaborate showmanship

February 19, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Karl Lagerfeld once created a Walmart-sized "Chanel Shopping Center" to show off his ready-to-wear collection. more »»

Benetton makes its Milan runway debut with Lagerfeld tribute

February 19, 2019

MILAN (AP) — Milan Fashion Week promised to be a running tribute to Karl Lagerfeld, who died Tuesday as collateral events got unde way. more »»

Avalanche hits skiers at Swiss resort; 4 rescued so far

February 19, 2019

GENEVA (AP) — An afternoon avalanche swept up skiers as it rumbled across a slope at a popular Swiss Alps ski resort Tuesday, sparking a hurried search that rescued four people and extended into... more »»

French police kill suspect after knife attack in Marseille

February 19, 2019

MARSEILLE, France (AP) — A knife-wielding man on a wanted list was shot dead by police Tuesday shortly after he injured four people, one seriously, on a major street in the French city of... more »»

Trump says he's in no rush to see North Korea give up nukes

February 19, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he wants to see North Korea eventually give up its nuclear weapons program, but adds he's not in any rush because U.S. more »»

Thousands rally in France to oppose recent anti-Semitic acts

February 19, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Rallies against anti-Semitism attracted crowds of thousands in Paris and other French cities Tuesday following a series of aggressive acts with Jewish targets, including a cemetery... more »»

Lawyer: Britain plans to strip IS teen of UK citizenship

February 19, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Shamima Begum, a London teenager who left Britain four years ago to join the Islamic State group, is to be stripped of her U.K. more »»

Pressure builds to get civilians out of last IS-held enclave

February 19, 2019

AL-OMAR OIL FIELD BASE, Syria (AP) — Dozens of trucks arrived Tuesday at the outskirts of a besieged enclave held by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria, signaling renewed efforts to evacuat... more »»

 
 

 

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