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Journalist killed by masked gunmen in Pakistan

January 13, 2017

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say masked gunmen have shot and killed a journalist in southwestern Baluchistan province. more »»

Priest: Talking with mass murderer Breivik is 'challenging'

January 13, 2017

OSLO, Norway (AP) — The priest who acts as a prison confidante to Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik said his role is to "try to make things a little bit better for the most despised... more »»

Spain: 2 arrested for suspected links to Islamic State

January 13, 2017

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police on Friday arrested two people for suspected links to the Islamic State group, the Interior Ministry said. more »»

Iran approved to import additional 130 tons of uranium

January 13, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The U.S. and five other world powers have approved Iran importing as much as 130 tons of uranium, Iran's English language Press TV reported Friday. more »»

Lech Walesa attends funeral of son who battled alcoholism

January 13, 2017

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Former Polish President Lech Walesa attended the funeral Friday of a son who died at the age of 43 after struggling with alcoholism. more »»

Critics upset after Norwegian kids watch reindeer slaughter

January 13, 2017

OSLO, Norway (AP) — A preschool in Arctic Norway is facing online criticism for taking 5-year-old children on an outing to view the slaughter and skinning of reindeer at a nearby farm. more »»

Syria says Israeli missiles struck near military airport

January 13, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria accused Israel of firing missiles early on Friday that struck near a major military airport west of Damascus, sparking a fire, and warned Israel of repercussions without... more »»

Cologne police correct details on New Year's Eve ID checks

January 13, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Police in Cologne say that hundreds of men stopped from heading into the city on New Year's Eve included large numbers of Iraqis and Syrians, rather than North Africans as... more »»

Paris draft: 2-state solution best for Israel, Palestinians

January 13, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — In a strong message to Israel and the incoming Trump administration, dozens of countries are expected this weekend to reiterate their opposition to Israeli settlements and call... more »»

Kerry defends trade pact on last trip as top US diplomat

January 13, 2017

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry, making his last trip as the top U.S. more »»

Nigeria leader in new effort to get Gambia's Jammeh to leave

January 13, 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Nigeria's president was leading a regional delegation to Gambia in a last-ditch attempt Friday to persuade its longtime leader to step down and allow his rival's inauguratio... more »»

Iraqi forces enter Mosul University in battling IS for city

January 13, 2017

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi special forces entered the Mosul University on Friday, a tactical achievement and an incremental step in in battling Islamic State militants for control of the city,... more »»

Syria says Israeli strikes hit near airport west of Damascus

January 13, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria accused Israel of firing rockets early on Friday that hit near a major military airport west of Damascus, triggering a fire, and warned Israel of repercussions without... more »»

Abe ends Philippine visit with investment, aid pledge

January 13, 2017

DAVAO, Philippines (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was on his way to Australia on Friday after a visit to the Philippines where he pledged $8. more »»

Kerry visits Vietnam on last trip as US secretary of state

January 13, 2017

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry met Vietnamese leaders Friday during his last trip as the top diplomat for the United States. more »»

Havana hails end to special US immigration policy for Cubans

January 13, 2017

HAVANA (AP) — The Cuban government hailed President Barack Obama's decision ending automatic legal residency for any Cuban who touches U.. more »»

Syria says Israeli strikes hit near airport west of capital

January 13, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria on Friday accused Israel of firing rockets that hit near a major military airport west of Damascus, triggering a fire, and warned Tel Aviv of repercussions without specifying... more »»

Obama ends visa-free path for Cubans who make it to US soil

January 13, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama announced Thursday he is ending a longstanding immigration policy that allows any Cuban who makes it to U.S. soil to stay and become a legal resident. more »»

UN: Humanitarian crisis triggered by Boko Haram is worsening

January 12, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The humanitarian crisis triggered by Boko Haram's "violent and inhuman campaign" is worsening, with 10. more »»

Paris officials charge first 4 suspects in Kardashian heist

January 12, 2017

PARIS (AP) — French authorities have filed the first charges against four suspects in the armed jewelry heist of Kim Kardashian West, with more charges expected to follow, the Paris prosecutors'... more »»

 
 
 

 

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