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Former Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov dies at 83

December 10, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — The former mayor of Moscow and one of the founders of Russia's ruling United Russia party, Yuri Luzhkov, has died at the age of 83. more »»

Suspect shoots 6 dead in Czech hospital, then kills self

December 10, 2019

PRAGUE (AP) — A man with an illegal gun shot six people dead and wounded three more in a hospital in the eastern Czech Republic Tuesday, the prime minister and officials sai. more »»

Bloomberg shows up as climate UN talks get into tough phase

December 10, 2019

MADRID (AP) — American billionaire and Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg says that the next U.S. president should halt fossil fuel subsidies altogether. more »»

In Sweden's Arctic, ice atop snow leaves reindeer starving

December 10, 2019

KIRUNA, Sweden (AP) — Thick reindeer fur boots and a fur hat covering most of his face shielded Niila Inga from freezing winds as he raced his snowmobile up to a mountain top overlooking his... more »»

Algerian court convicts 2 ex-prime ministers of corruption

December 10, 2019

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Two former prime ministers of Algeria were convicted and sentenced to prison Tuesday for corruption-related charges in a landmark trial, unleashing cheers of joy from... more »»

6 dead from New Zealand volcano as helpers describe horror

December 10, 2019

WHAKATANE, New Zealand (AP) — Survivors of a powerful volcanic eruption in New Zealand ran into the sea to escape the scalding steam and ash and emerged covered in burns, say those who first... more »»

Survivors of New Zealand volcano ran into sea to flee steam

December 10, 2019

WHAKATANE, New Zealand (AP) — Survivors of a powerful volcanic eruption in New Zealand ran into the sea to escape the scalding steam and ash and emerged covered in burns, say those who first... more »»

New Zealand volcano victim dies in hospital; death toll at 6

December 10, 2019

WHAKATANE, New Zealand (AP) — Police say a person injured in a volcanic eruption in New Zealand has died in an Auckland hospital, bringing the death toll to six. more »»

Duterte to end martial law in Philippine south after 2 years

December 10, 2019

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — President Rodrigo Duterte has decided to end more than two years of martial law in the southern Philippines after government forces weakened Islamic militant groups... more »»

Chile military plane missing with 38 on way to Antarctica

December 10, 2019

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chile's air force lost radio contact with a transport plane carrying 38 people on a flight Monday evening to the country's base in Antarctica, and authorities indicated... more »»

South Korea says North's recent test was of rocket engine

December 10, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's defense minister said Tuesday that North Korea's recent unspecified test at a rocket liftoff site was of a rocket engine, amid speculation the North was... more »»

New Zealand police open criminal probe into volcano deaths

December 10, 2019

WHAKATANE, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand police said Tuesday they were opening a criminal investigation into the deaths of tourists on a volcanic island where a powerful eruption of ash and... more »»

Natan Sharansky receives Israel's prestigious Genesis Prize

December 10, 2019

JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Soviet dissident Natan Sharansky has been awarded Israel's prestigious 2020 Genesis Prize for a lifetime of work promoting political and religious freedoms, organizers... more »»

AP Exclusive: Troops that defied Maduro have fled Venezuela

December 10, 2019

MIAMI (AP) — For seven nerve-wracking months, they slept through the day in cramped quarters on cold floors, while spending their nights in prayer, keeping fit with dumbbells made from water jugs... more »»

Trump, Dems in tentative deal on North American trade pact

December 10, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats have reached a tentative agreement with labor leaders and the White House over a rewrite of the U.S. more »»

Michelle Obama promotes girls education in Vietnam school

December 10, 2019

LONG AN, Vietnam (AP) — Former U.S. first lady Michelle Obama spoke to students at a school in southern Vietnam while promoting education for girls to help reach their full potential. more »»

Russia, Ukraine to revive peace process amid little progress

December 10, 2019

PARIS (AP) — The presidents of Ukraine and Russia agreed Monday to revive the peace process on the bloody separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine and exchange all their prisoners, but they failed... more »»

Intl journalist group: fewer media staff killed this year

December 10, 2019

BRUSSELS (AP) — Deaths among journalists killed in the line of duty are lower this year, but a journalism advocacy group said Monday that one reason appears to be that media workers are refrainin... more »»

Russia, Ukraine to revive peace process amid little progress

December 9, 2019

PARIS (AP) — The presidents of Ukraine and Russia agreed Monday to revive the peace process on the bloody separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine and exchange all prisoners, but they failed to... more »»

Russia, Ukraine to revive peace process, exchange prisoners

December 9, 2019

PARIS (AP) — The presidents of Ukraine and Russia agreed Monday to revive the peace process on the bloody separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine and exchange all prisoners, but they failed to... more »»

 
 

 

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