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Yes or No? Catalan separatists face critical answer to Spain

October 15, 2017

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Catalonia's president is facing a critical decision that could determine the course of the region's secessionist movement to break away from Spain. more »»

The Latest: Spain minister says 'not too late' for Catalonia

October 15, 2017

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Spain-Catalonia political crisis (all times local):

2:40 p.m. more »»

Hurricane Ophelia heads toward Ireland, then UK

October 15, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Authorities in Britain and Ireland say the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia could bring disruption and damage as the work week gets underway. more »»

Pope adds 35 saints to church, nearly all martyrs

October 15, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis, who often laments current persecutions of Christians, has given the Catholic Church 35 new saints, nearly all of them martyrs, from past centuries. more »»

Opposition vies for landmark victory in polarized Venezuela

October 15, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Elections in Venezuela on Sunday could tilt a majority of the states' 23 governorships back into opposition control for the first time in nearly two decades of socialist... more »»

The Latest: 1 journalist killed, others hurt in Somali blast

October 15, 2017

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The Latest on explosion in Somalia's capital (all times local):

3:05 p.m. more »»

Death toll from blast in Somalia's capital rises to 189

October 15, 2017

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The death toll from the most powerful bomb blast witnessed in Somalia's capital rose to 189 with more than 200 injured, making it the deadliest single attack ever in the... more »»

Greek clerics ring church bells to protest gender rights law

October 15, 2017

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Church bells have rung "in mourning" across a western Greek diocese to protest the passing of a law making it easier for people to officially change their gende. more »»

Pope convenes meeting in Rome for Amazon region's bishops

October 15, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has convened a special meeting of bishops from Amazon-area countries with a focus on indigenous peoples' needs he says are often neglected in the... more »»

Death toll from blast in Somalia's capital rises to 53

October 15, 2017

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The death toll from the most powerful bomb blast witnessed in Somalia's capital rose to 53 as hospitals struggled to cope with the high number of casualties, security an... more »»

London film festival to end with 'Three Billboards'

October 15, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The 12-day London Film Festival ends Sunday with "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri," a small-town tragicomedy starring Frances McDormand and Woody Harrelson that is being... more »»

Austria vote could tilt country right, install young leader

October 15, 2017

VIENNA (AP) — In an election that could shake up Austria's politics, voters were deciding Sunday whether the nation moves to the right after decades of centrist policie. more »»

Improving world economy still needs help from low rates

October 15, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The world economy is the healthiest it's been in years but could still use a little help from low-interest rates and higher government spending from countries that can afford it... more »»

Opposition, government vie for votes in polarized Venezuela

October 15, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelans head to the ballot box Sunday in regional elections that could tilt a majority of the states' 23 governorships back into opposition control for the first tim... more »»

Trump's speech sparks a new war of words between US, Iran

October 15, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — President Donald Trump's refusal to certify the Iran nuclear deal has sparked a new war of words between the Islamic Republic and America, fueling growing mistrust and a sense... more »»

Global finance leaders warn against complacency

October 14, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global finance leaders on Saturday appealed to central bankers to stick as long as possible with low-interest rate policies that have made borrowing attractive and helped... more »»

The Latest: Russia says Syrian army taken key IS-held town

October 14, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local):

11 p.m. more »»

Ex-hostages back in Canada after harrowing raid to free them

October 14, 2017

TORONTO (AP) — Former hostage Joshua Boyle said Saturday from his parents' home in Canada that full medical exams were being arranged for him and his family after they were rescued from their... more »»

Syria: Local militants evacuate as Raqqa battle nears end

October 14, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S. more »»

 
 
 

 

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