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UK counter-terror police probe leak of ambassador's cables

July 12, 2019

LONDON (AP) — British police opened a criminal investigation on Friday into the leaking of confidential diplomatic memos that cost the U.K. ambassador in Washington his job. more »»

Brexit, domestic drama and Trump drive UK leadership race

July 12, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The race to become Britain's next leader has been dominated by Brexit, but disrupted by domestic drama and Donald Trump. more »»

Ed Sheeran confirms he's married to Cherry Seaborn

July 12, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Ed Sheeran has confirmed for the first time that he and long-time girlfriend Cherry Seaborn are married. more »»

China imports from US plunge 31% in June amid tariff war

July 12, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — China's trade with the United States plunged last month as a tariff war battered exporters on both sides of the Pacific Ocean. more »»

Italian court rules wrong Eritrean accused of trafficking

July 12, 2019

ROME (AP) — A court in Palermo, Sicily, ruled on Friday that the wrong Eritrean man was arrested and tried as a migrant smuggling kingpin and ordered him released from jail, to the jubilation of... more »»

Sweden says it won't sign UN nuclear ban treaty

July 12, 2019

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sweden said Friday that it will refrain from signing a United Nations convention on nuclear weapons, with the foreign minister arguing that the treaty "in its current... more »»

The Latest: Gibraltar police detain 2 more from Iran tanker

July 12, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on the tensions between the United States and Iran (all times local):

6:10 p.m. more »»

Memorial event held on Danube River for crew of sunken boat

July 12, 2019

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — More than a dozen vessels took part Friday in a memorial ceremony for the two-man Hungarian crew killed in a collision when a tour boat with South Korean tourists sank... more »»

China warns US 'not to play with fire' regarding Taiwan

July 12, 2019

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The United States should not "play with fire" regarding Taiwan after Washington announced its intention to sell $2. more »»

Italian court mulls fate of 6 accused of migrant trafficking

July 12, 2019

ROME (AP) — A court in Palermo, Sicily, on Friday began deliberating the fate of six people accused of migrant smuggling, including an Eritrean man whose claims of mistaken identity have garnered... more »»

Britain sending destroyer to Gulf amid Iranian threats

July 12, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Friday demanded the British navy release an Iranian oil tanker seized last week off Gibraltar, accusing London of playing a "dangerous game" and threatening... more »»

22 ancient amphoras found off Albanian coast

July 12, 2019

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — A joint Albanian-American underwater archaeology project says it has found amphoras that are at least 2,500 years old in the Ionian Sea off the Albanian coast, which might... more »»

Despite US warnings, Russian S-400 systems land in Turkey

July 12, 2019

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, the Turkish Defense Ministry said Friday, moving the country closer to possible U.S. more »»

Tourist on electric scooter stopped in Oslo's tunnel system

July 12, 2019

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Police in Oslo say they have stopped a foreign tourist who was caught on surveillance cameras riding through part of a vast and busy tunnel system in the center of the... more »»

UK PM May takes swipe at front-runner Boris Johnson

July 12, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Outgoing British Prime Minster Theresa May has leveled a thinly disguised swipe at Conservative Party front-runner Boris Johnson as she underscored the necessity of character in... more »»

Lithuania's new president, a former bank analyst, sworn in

July 12, 2019

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — A former bank analyst has been sworn in as Lithuania's new president, taking the helm of the Baltic nation of 3 million. more »»

Dutch leader to visit Trump for talks on trade, defense

July 12, 2019

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Prime Minister Mark Rutte is visiting U.S. more »»

Greece recognizes Venezuela's Guaido as interim president

July 12, 2019

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's new government says it is recognizing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country's interim president, saying this would align Greece with the European... more »»

S. Korea proposes UN probe over Japanese sanctions claims

July 12, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Friday it wants an investigation by the United Nations or another international body as it continues to reject Japanese claims that Seoul could not be... more »»

Ethiopian Israeli musicians use stage to promote struggles

July 12, 2019

JERUSALEM (AP) — In his song "Handcuffed," rapper Teddy Neguse addresses police brutality against young Israeli men of Ethiopian descent. more »»

 
 

 

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