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Israel avoids early elections as coalition is kept intact

November 19, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel avoided early elections after a key coalition partner in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government said on Monday that he would not withdraw his party, keeping the... more »»

Hong Kong protest leaders warn of threat to civil rights

November 19, 2018

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong protest leaders who went on trial Monday for spearheading pro-democracy demonstrations in 2014 said their prosecution threatens the future of civil rights in the... more »»

Yemeni rebels say they will halt rocket fire at Saudi Arabia

November 19, 2018

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A senior leader of Yemen's Shiite rebels said on Monday that the group will halt rocket fire into Saudi Arabia for the sake of peace efforts, answering a key Saudi demand in... more »»

Evacuations urged near Guatemala's erupting Volcano of Fire

November 19, 2018

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Disaster coordination authorities have asked 10 communities in Guatemala to evacuate and go to safe areas after an increased eruption of the Volcano of Fire. more »»

Death of young Thai kickboxer brings focus on dangers

November 19, 2018

BANGKOK (AP) — The sight of two preteen boys pummeling each other with fists, elbows, knees and feet as a boisterous crowd shouts wagers at each other is considered good, clean sport in Thailand. more »»

Hong Kong starts trial for 9 accused in 2014 Occupy protests

November 19, 2018

HONG KONG (AP) — Three protest leaders and six others went on trial Monday for their involvement in the "Occupy Central" demonstration that paralyzed Hong Kong's financial district for more than... more »»

Tijuana protesters chant 'Out!' at migrants camped in city

November 19, 2018

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of Tijuana residents congregated around a monument in an affluent section of the city south of California on Sunday to protest the thousands of Central American... more »»

Cambodia says Khmer Rouge tribunal that convicted 3 is done

November 19, 2018

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia has reiterated it intends to end the work of the U.N. more »»

Scattered tax protests persist in France; injuries up to 409

November 18, 2018

PARIS (AP) — French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, standing firm against a wave of grassroots protests, said Sunday that fuel tax hikes would remain in place despite nationwide agitation. more »»

African singer makes persecution of fellow albinos visible

November 18, 2018

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Singer-songwriter and albino activist Salif Keita assembled an international forum on protecting albino people in Africa and dedicated a benefit concert to a 5-year-old albino... more »»

Netanyahu takes on defense post amid call for early polls

November 18, 2018

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he would take on the defense minister portfolio, rejecting calls to dissolve his government even as early elections... more »»

The Latest: Israeli PM Netanyahu takes over defense ministry

November 18, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the political developments in Israel (all times local):

8:35 p.m. more »»

Finland's president rakes memory for source of Trump remark

November 18, 2018

HELSINKI (AP) — Finland's president isn't sure where U.S. President Donald Trump got the idea that raking is part of his country's routine for managing its substantial forests. more »»

Iraq's president meets Saudi king after visiting rival Iran

November 18, 2018

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's King Salman received Iraq's president in Riyadh on Sunday, a day after the Iraqi official visited the kingdom's rival, Iran. more »»

Official: Car bomb in Iraq's Tikrit kills 5

November 18, 2018

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials said five people were killed in a car bomb blast in the city of Tikrit on Sunday, the latest security breach to rattle the country in recent weeks. more »»

Feminist activists interrupt Franco memorial event in Madrid

November 18, 2018

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police intervened Sunday to keep trouble from erupting at a rally in Madrid marking the anniversary of military dictator Francisco Franco's death after feminist protesters... more »»

Report: Iran arrests 4 workers protesting unpaid salaries

November 18, 2018

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state-run IRNA news agency is reporting that the country's authorities have detained four workers protesting not having been paid their salaries for months in the... more »»

Painting found in Romania studied as possibly stolen Picasso

November 18, 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian prosecutors are investigating if a painting by Pablo Picasso that was snatched from a museum in the Netherlands six years ago has turned up in Romania. more »»

Madagascar heads to runoff election on Dec. 19

November 18, 2018

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) — In Madagascar, two former heads of state qualified for the second round of the presidential election, to be held on Dec. 1. more »»

The Latest: Macron addresses Germany's parliament

November 18, 2018

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the French president's visit to Germany (all times local):

3:35 p.m. more »»

 
 

 

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