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Afghanistan's Karzai tells AP that US cash fed corruption

December 11, 2019

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan’s former president argued Tuesday that Washington helped fuel corruption in his nation by spending hundreds of millions of dollars over the past two decades... more »»

Increased activity on New Zealand volcano stymies recovery

December 11, 2019

WHAKATANE, New Zealand (AP) — Experts said geothermal activity on a New Zealand volcanic island increased significantly on Wednesday, dealing a blow to relatives waiting for crews to recover the... more »»

Trump meets Russian official as impeachment charges unveiled

December 11, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Oval Office meeting with President Donald Trump on Tuesday was the second for Russia's foreign minister. The president of Ukraine is still waiting for his firs. more »»

In Mexico, effeminate Zapata painting draws fury

December 11, 2019

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A painting showing Mexican Revolution hero Emiliano Zapata nude and in an effeminate pose has drawn the ire of some of Zapata's descendants and led about 100 farmers to block... more »»

Trump meets Russian official as impeachment charges unveiled

December 10, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Oval Office meeting with President Donald Trump on Tuesday was the second for Russia's foreign minister. The president of Ukraine is still waiting for his firs. more »»

Thousands rally around Holocaust survivor in Milan

December 10, 2019

MILAN (AP) — A Holocaust survivor who has been put under police protection due to anti-Semitic threats was escorted Tuesday evening through the center of Milan by hundreds of Italian mayors and... more »»

Trump meets with Russian official as impeachment advances

December 10, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump met Tuesday with the Russian foreign minister at the White House just hours after articles of impeachment were unveiled against him and a day after a... more »»

Bloomberg tells UN climate talks: You can count on the US

December 10, 2019

MADRID (AP) — New York billionaire and presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg led a high-powered charge against President Donald Trump's climate policies Tuesday, assuring activists, scientists... more »»

Ready for prisoner swaps, Iran says US holding 20 Iranians

December 10, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran said American authorities are holding about 20 Iranian nationals in jail, its official news agency reported Tuesday, a day after Tehran said it was ready for more prisone... more »»

Handke takes Nobel Literature Prize amid protest

December 10, 2019

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Author Peter Handke received his Nobel Literature Prize on Tuesday amid criticism of him in Sweden and abroad as an apologist for Serb war crimes in the 1990s. more »»

Bloomberg tells UN climate talks: You can count on US

December 10, 2019

MADRID (AP) — New York billionaire and presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg led a high-powered charge against President Donald Trump's climate policies Tuesday, assuring activists, scientists... more »»

Pompeo: Foreign interference in US elections 'unacceptable'

December 10, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that any foreign interference in American elections is “unacceptable" and warned Russia and others that the Trump administration will... more »»

Afghanistan's Karzai tells AP that US cash fed corruption

December 10, 2019

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan’s former president argued Tuesday that Washington helped fuel corruption in his nation by spending hundreds of millions of dollars over the past two decades... more »»

Alberto Fernández inaugurated as president of Argentina

December 10, 2019

BUENOS AIRES (AP) — Alberto Fernández assumed the presidency of Argentina on Tuesday, returning the country to the ranks of left-leaning nations at a moment of right-wing resurgence in the Wester... more »»

Hungary OKs 'muzzle law,' boosts lawmaker fines, sanctions

December 10, 2019

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's right-wing governing parties on Tuesday approved legislation greatly increasing fines and sanctions on lawmakers who disrupt parliamentary activitie. more »»

Democrats, White House forge new North American trade deal

December 10, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats and the White House announced a deal on a modified North American trade pact, handing President Donald Trump a major Capitol Hill win Tuesday on the same day tha... more »»

US sanctions individuals suspected of human rights abuses

December 10, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed economic sanctions on more than a dozen individuals suspected of human rights violations in six countries and banned two others from... more »»

Tens of thousands of Czechs call on prime minister to resign

December 10, 2019

PRAGUE (AP) — Tens of thousands of Czechs returned to the streets of Prague on Tuesday to urge Prime Minister Andrej Babis to resign. more »»

Parisians dodge strikes by logging on to share rides, bikes

December 10, 2019

ARGENTEUIL, France (AP) — Adrien Lachevre and Nailat Msoili live a few kilometers (miles) apart in Paris' northwest suburbs, but their paths had never crossed until Lachevre picked Msoili up in... more »»

Voting with their feet: French march against pension reforms

December 10, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Cranking up the pressure on President Emmanuel Macron, thousands of union activists marched through French cities on Tuesday and airport employees and teachers joined nationwide... more »»

 
 

 

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