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2 killed in heavy storms in Switzerland, France

June 16, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland's Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm, and another was killed in nearby France after high winds brought down ... more »»

Pope dons helmet to enter earthquake-hit cathedral in Italy

June 16, 2019

CAMERINO, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis donned a white firefighter's safety helmet Sunday to enter a damaged cathedral during a visit to central Italy, where he gave encouragement to people still... more »»

Extinction Rebellion postpones Heathrow drone protest plan

June 16, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion has postponed a plan to shut down London's Heathrow Airport with drones after it was criticized by politicians and police. more »»

UK Tories warned not to crown Boris Johnson without a fight

June 16, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Candidates seeking to beat favorite Boris Johnson and become Britain's next prime minister warned Sunday that the Conservative Party needs a real leadership contest, not just a... more »»

Saudi crown prince accuses rival Iran of tanker attacks

June 16, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will not hesitate to confront threats to its security and... more »»

The Latest: Egypt slams Houthi attack on 2 Saudi airports

June 16, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local):

2:25 p.. more »»

Aging grand hotel highlights the ethnic division in Cyprus

June 16, 2019

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — With Italian chandeliers still hanging in the lobby, the Ledra Palace Hotel in Cyprus still manages to hold onto a flicker of its old majesty despite the shell craters and... more »»

Saudi crown prince says kingdom isn't seeking war in region

June 16, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom is not seeking war in the region, but warned it will not... more »»

Huge crowds march in Hong Kong, piling pressure on leader

June 16, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly in black, jammed the city's streets Sunday in a march protesting the government's handling of a proposed extradition bill. more »»

Hong Kong marchers gather as protester's death mourned

June 16, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong residents were gathering Sunday for another massive protest over an unpopular extradition bill that has highlighted the territory's apprehension about relations with... more »»

Guatemalans to choose president amid distrust, flight to US

June 16, 2019

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalans will vote for their next president Sunday in elections plagued by widespread disillusion and distrust, and as tens of thousands of their compatriots flee poverty... more »»

The Latest: Yemen's Houthi rebels launch Saudi drone attack

June 16, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local):

7 a.m. more »»

Hong Kong set for street march, mourns death of protester

June 16, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong was bracing Sunday for another massive protest over an unpopular extradition bill that has highlighted the territory's apprehension about relations with mainland China,... more »»

Crew members of targeted Norwegian-owned tanker now in Dubai

June 16, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Crew members from a Norwegian-owned oil tanker apparently attacked in the Gulf of Oman landed Saturday in Dubai after two days in Iran as the other tanker... more »»

Activists push Sunday protest despite Hong Kong bill delay

June 16, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong are planning a mass protest Sunday even after the territory's embattled leader Carrie Lam sought to quell public anger by shelving an... more »»

After bill fiasco, Hong Kong chief fights for political life

June 16, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying on sheer intelligence,... more »»

"Romeo and Juliet" director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96

June 16, 2019

ROME (AP) — Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, who delighted audiences around the world with his romantic vision and extravagant productions, most famously captured in his cinematic "Romeo and... more »»

Versace to Emporio: Men's looks shine, literally, in Milan

June 15, 2019

MILAN (AP) — Milan Fashion Week for spring/summer menswear previews has started with a slightly different rhythm, with many mainstays not showing this season. more »»

Guam Catholic group protests recruitment of abortion doctors

June 15, 2019

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A Catholic group has protested the governor of Guam's plan to recruit abortion providers to the U.S. territory where no doctors are currently willing to terminate pregnancies. more »»

Peru starts demanding passports, visas from Venezuelans

June 15, 2019

AGUAS VERDES, Peru (AP) — Dozens of riot police stood guard at Peru's northern border on Saturday, hours after new entry measures requiring Venezuelan migrants to hold a passport and humanitarian... more »»

 
 

 

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