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Dozens dead or hurt in wedding party blast in Afghan capital

August 17, 2019

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide-bomb blast ripped through a wedding party on a busy Saturday night in Afghanistan's capital and dozens of people were killed or wounded, a government official... more »»

The Latest: Witness says children killed in Kabul blast

August 17, 2019

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The latest on a suicide bombing inside a crowded wedding hall in Afghanistan's capital (all times local):

2:45 a.m. more »»

House speaker as US emissary: Pelosi emerges as force abroad

August 17, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — There's an American leader whose words resonate on the global stage. Who draws attention in foreign capitals. Who carries a message from the United States by simply arriving. more »»

Italy's Salvini agrees to let 27 minors off migrant ship

August 17, 2019

ROME (AP) — Italy's hard-line interior minister buckled under pressure Saturday and agreed to let 27 unaccompanied minors leave a migrant rescue ship after two weeks at sea, temporarily easing a... more »»

Yemen rebel drone attack targets remote Saudi oil field

August 17, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Drones launched by Yemen's Houthi rebels attacked a massive oil and gas field deep inside Saudi Arabia's sprawling desert on Saturday, causing what the kingdom... more »»

Sudanese protesters sign final power-sharing deal with army

August 17, 2019

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan's pro-democracy movement and ruling military council signed a final power-sharing agreement Saturday at a ceremony in the capital, Khartoum, after weeks of tortuous negotiations. more »»

'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' animator Richard Williams has died

August 17, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Richard Williams, a Canadian-British animator whose work on the bouncing cartoon bunny in "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" helped blur the boundaries between the animated world and our own... more »»

Iranian tanker to leave Gibraltar soon despite US pressure

August 17, 2019

GIBRALTAR (AP) — The shipping agent for an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff says the vessel is ready to depart Gibraltar on Sunday or Monday, as the U.S. more »»

EU Commission chief to have emergency gallbladder operation

August 17, 2019

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has had to cut short his summer holiday and be rushed to his home nation of Luxembourg where he will undergo an emergency... more »»

Hong Kong's divide: Protests for democracy, rally for China

August 17, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters marched on one side of Hong Kong's famous harbor on Saturday to demand the government heed their demands. more »»

Rally, pickets call for fair Moscow elections

August 17, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — About 4,000 people have held a rally in Moscow to demand fairness in upcoming city council elections, and solo pickets protesting the exclusion of some opposition and independent... more »»

From tusks to tails, nations eye trade in endangered species

August 17, 2019

GENEVA (AP) — From guitars to traditional medicines and from tusk to tail, mankind's exploitation of the planet's fauna and flora is putting some of them at risk of extinction. more »»

Hong Kong's divide: 1 protest for democracy, 1 for China

August 17, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters marched on one side of Hong Kong's famous harbor on Saturday to demand the government heed their demands. more »»

Indian authorities begin easing clampdown in Kashmir

August 17, 2019

NEW DELHI (AP) — Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir began restoring landline phone services on Saturday after a nearly two-week security crackdown and news blackout following a decision t... more »»

Hong Kong teachers' rally starts another weekend of protests

August 17, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of schoolteachers in Hong Kong marched to the official residence of the city's leader on Saturday as another weekend of protests got underway in the Chinese territory. more »»

Hong Kong teachers' rally starts another weekend of protest

August 17, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — School teachers in Hong Kong were marching Saturday to the official residence of the city leader as another weekend of protests got underway. more »»

AP Interview: Pelosi assails 'weakness' of Trump, Netanyahu

August 17, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday the U.S. more »»

The Latest: Omar disputes Netanyahu's claims about itinerary

August 17, 2019

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Israel banning U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib and fellow Democrat Rep. more »»

China flexes muscle near Hong Kong amid more weekend rallies

August 17, 2019

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Members of China's paramilitary People's Armed Police marched and practiced crowd control tactics at a sports complex in Shenzhen across from Hong Kong in what some... more »»

Kim expresses 'great satisfaction' over NKorea weapons tests

August 17, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday said leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new weapon, seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over slo... more »»

 
 

 

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