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UN climate talks in limbo as chair Chile bids for compromise

December 14, 2019

MADRID (AP) — Chilean officials presiding over this year's U.N. more »»

Boris Johnson goes north to celebrate crushing election win

December 14, 2019

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged Saturday to repay the trust of voters in the working-class hearland of northern England who rejected the Labour Party and helped give hi... more »»

Rebel attack on eastern Congo city leaves at least 6 dead

December 14, 2019

BENI, Congo (AP) — Rebels again attacked a city at the center of the Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo, killing at least six people including a pregnant woman, witnesses and officials said Saturday. more »»

UN climate talks in limbo as rifts among countries remain

December 14, 2019

MADRID (AP) — Countries remained deadlocked Saturday in talks over combating climate change as U.N. talks dragged on beyond the official deadline with no end in sight. more »»

North Korea conducts another test at long-range rocket site

December 14, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Saturday that it successfully performed another “crucial test” at its long-range rocket launch site that will further strengthen its nuclear deterrent. more »»

China welcomes preliminary deal in trade war it blames on US

December 14, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — China put a positive face Saturday on a first-step trade agreement that dials down a trade war it blames the U.S. for starting. more »»

New Zealand divers attempt to recover last 2 volcano victims

December 14, 2019

WHAKATANE, New Zealand (AP) — Police divers returned to the waters around New Zealand's volcanic White Island at dawn Saturday to search for the remaining two victims of an eruption that left at... more »»

How US-China trade deal achieved a little but left out a lot

December 13, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The limited trade deal that the Trump administration and Beijing announced Friday means Americans will avoid a holiday tax increase on imported toys, clothing and smartphones. U. more »»

Trump calls impeachment vote 'an embarrassment' to nation

December 13, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Friday's House committee vote to impeach him ”an embarrassment to our country" and refused to back away from the charge that first ensnared him i... more »»

After UK election, Trump sees 'harbinger' of things to come

December 13, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a tumultuous tenure in office, a controversial candidate expanded his grip on power, surpassing a weak opponent and drawing support from unlikely pockets of voters. more »»

El Salvador court gives hefty sentences in mass gang trial

December 13, 2019

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A court in El Salvador has sentenced 373 convicted members of the notorious Mara Salvatrucha gang to prison terms of up to 74 years for crimes ranging from murder... more »»

UN official: Chilean police abused protester's human rights

December 13, 2019

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A U.N. more »»

Climate talks head into overtime with key issues unresolved

December 13, 2019

MADRID (AP) — Officials from almost 200 countries hunkered down for another night of talks late Friday as a U.N. climate meeting in Madrid went into overtime without agreement on key issues. more »»

Trump calls impeachment vote 'embarrassment' to nation

December 13, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Friday's House committee vote to impeach him ”an embarrassment to our country" and refused to back away from the charge that first ensnared him i... more »»

3 of 4 men kidnapped from oil tanker off Africa released

December 13, 2019

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Three of four crew members who were kidnapped by pirates from a Greek-flagged oil tanker off the coast of Togo last month have been released, while the fourth has died, the... more »»

Losing Grimsby: Working-class towns desert UK's Labour Party

December 13, 2019

GRIMSBY, England (AP) — Like the North Sea cod that was their livelihood, Conservative voters in the fishing town of Grimsby once seemed in danger of disappearing. more »»

Battle ahead: Scotland party leader vows independence push

December 13, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson has won the majority he needs to push through Brexit, but he faces another big challenge from Scotland, where the independence-minded Scottish National... more »»

Macron pushes ahead with pension plan amid damaging strikes

December 13, 2019

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron remains determined to push ahead with an overhaul of the nation's pension system despite more than a week of nationwide strikes that paralyzed public... more »»

Iraq's top Shiite cleric condemns gruesome hanging of teen

December 13, 2019

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's top Shiite cleric Friday denounced the killing of a teenager whose body was strung up by his feet from a traffic pole in a Baghdad square, as conflicting versions emerged... more »»

Critics say Guatemala commission undermining anti-graft push

December 13, 2019

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — One by one, witnesses sat in the elegant wooden chair in Guatemala’s Congress in recent weeks to air their grievances against the U.N. more »»

 
 

 

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