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UN court has jurisdiction to hear part of Iran-US dispute

February 13, 2019

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Court of Justice ruled Wednesday that it has jurisdiction to hear part of a case brought by Iran against the United States that seeks to claw back... more »»

Parents of slain Bosnia student want to exhume his body

February 13, 2019

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The parents of a Bosnian student whose unresolved death inspired months of anti-government protests say they want to exhume their son's remains and rebury them... more »»

UK government downplays suggestion it will seek Brexit delay

February 13, 2019

LONDON (AP) — On the eve of more divisive votes in Parliament over Brexit, the British government on Wednesday downplayed a report that it plans to offer lawmakers a choice between backing Prime... more »»

Egypt's Parliament to vote on extending president's term

February 13, 2019

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's Parliament began deliberations Wednesday over constitutional amendments that could allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in office till 2034 — 12 more years after his... more »»

NATO chief says allies keen to avoid arms race with Russia

February 13, 2019

BRUSSELS (AP) — Taking aim at Russia, NATO's civilian chief said Wednesday the alliance is studying a range of options to counter Moscow's alleged missile treaty violations, and America's top... more »»

Swedish prosecutor considers charges in disabled man's death

February 13, 2019

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Swedish prosecutor in charge of investigating whether police committed an error last year when fatally shooting a 20-year-old disabled man who waved a toy gun, is... more »»

Philippine agents arrest journalist critical of president

February 13, 2019

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The award-winning head of a Philippine online news site that has aggressively covered President Rodrigo Duterte's administration was arrested Wednesday by government... more »»

PM says Iraq to repatriate Iraqi IS fighters held in Syria

February 13, 2019

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq will repatriate Iraqi members of the Islamic State group held by U.S. more »»

US, Poland launch Mideast conference despite uncertain aims

February 13, 2019

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The United States and Poland are kicking off an international conference on the Middle East on Wednesday amid uncertainty over its aims and questions about what it will... more »»

Iran's supreme leader says any talks with US can only 'harm'

February 13, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader said Wednesday that any negotiations with the U.S. more »»

Germany arrests 2 suspected Syrian ex-secret police members

February 13, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have arrested two suspected former members of Syria's secret police on allegations of carrying out or aiding in crimes against humanity, officials said Wednesday. more »»

Thai party fighting for survival after princess's nomination

February 13, 2019

BANGKOK (AP) — The Thai political party that took the unprecedented and ultimately unsuccessful step of nominating a member of the royal family as its candidate for prime minister was fighting fo... more »»

Nigeria's top candidates pledge a peaceful election

February 13, 2019

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's president and his top challenger in Saturday's election have renewed a pledge of peace ahead of a vote marked by heated accusations that have alarmed some observers. more »»

Budget defeat puts Spain's center-left government on ropes

February 13, 2019

MADRID (AP) — Catalan separatist and right-wing lawmakers in the Spanish parliament's lower house rejected Wednesday the ruling Socialist government's 2019 budget plan, likely paving the way for ... more »»

Germany charges 8 Albanians in 1.8-ton cocaine seizure

February 13, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say eight Albanians have been charged with smuggling some 1. more »»

AP Interview: Envoy says Russia's clout in Afghanistan rises

February 13, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Russian diplomat says that because America "completely failed" in Afghanistan, this has opened the way for Moscow to expand its clout in the country. more »»

France details yellow vest protests' impact on economy

February 13, 2019

PARIS (AP) — The French government says it has provided 38 million euros ($43 million) in financial aid for workers who have been put on reduced work hours as businesses struggle with... more »»

No escape? El Chapo likely off to 'prison of all prisons'

February 13, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — In the world of corrections, there are inmates who pose security risks, and then there's "El Chap. more »»

China: No evidence Huawei a national security threat

February 13, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. more »»

Thai party fighting for survival after gaffe with princess

February 13, 2019

BANGKOK (AP) — The Thai political party that took the unprecedented and ultimately unsuccessful step of nominating a member of the royal family as its candidate for prime minister was fighting fo... more »»

 
 

 

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