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Nigeria troops arrest 400-plus Boko Haram fighters, families

December 16, 2017

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Military authorities say Nigerian soldiers have arrested more than 400 people associated with the Boko Haram extremist group hiding on the islands of Lake Chad, includin... more »»

South Africa ruling party's fight for its future kicks off

December 16, 2017

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The fight to replace South Africa's scandal-prone President Jacob Zuma was set to begin Saturday as thousands of delegates of the ruling African National Congress gathered to... more »»

5 things to know about King Michael's funeral in Romania

December 16, 2017

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — King Michael, who ruled Romania twice before being forced to abdicate by the communists in 1947, died at age 96 in Switzerland this month. more »»

Rahul Gandhi takes over India's opposition Congress party

December 16, 2017

NEW DELHI (AP) — Rahul Gandhi, the scion of India's most famous political dynasty, on Saturday took over as president of the main opposition Congress while facing a stiff challenge from Prime... more »»

Peru's congress launches process for president's ouster

December 16, 2017

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Lawmakers in Peru launched proceedings Friday to oust President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, who refuses to resign after being accused of failing to disclose decade-old payments from ... more »»

Strong earthquake rattles Indonesia's Java island; 2 dead

December 16, 2017

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake shook Indonesia's densely populated Java island on Friday night, killing two people and severely damaging dozens of homes near the epicenter. more »»

N. Korea unmoved as world unites against its nuke ambitions

December 16, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea's friends and enemies joined forces Friday in opposing its determination to be recognized as a nuclear weapons state and calling on leader Kim Jong Un to... more »»

Earthquake hits Indonesia's Java island, 1 death confirmed

December 16, 2017

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake shook Indonesia's most populous island of Java on Friday night, collapsing buildings and killing at least one person. more »»

Mattis: North Korea short of posing imminent missile threat

December 15, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea's latest missile test, which U.S. more »»

Coalition govt reached in Austria signals shift to right

December 15, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Conservative and nationalist parties in Austria reached a deal on Friday to form a new coalition government that will shift the country to the right and make 31-year-old Sebastian... more »»

White House signals Western Wall has to be part of Israel

December 15, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior Trump administration officials outlined their view Friday that Jerusalem's Western Wall ultimately will be declared a part of Israel, in another declaration sure to... more »»

The Latest: South Korea says North close to 'weaponization'

December 15, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N.'s ministerial meeting on North Korea (all times local):

3:25 p.m. more »»

Earthquake hits Indonesia's Java island, 1 death confirmed

December 15, 2017

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake shook Indonesia's most populous island of Java on Friday night, collapsing buildings and killing at least 1 person.

The quake struck at 11:47 p. more »»

2-time terror survivor's message to attackers: I forgive you

December 15, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — A man who survived two terror attacks has a message for the assailants: I forgive you. more »»

Man with knife at Amsterdam airport is not terror case

December 15, 2017

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A man was shot in the leg at Amsterdam's busy Schiphol Airport on Friday after he walked into a military police office and threatened staff with a knife, a spokesman... more »»

Putin looks for quick win, but voter apathy worries Kremlin

December 15, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's presidential election campaign formally lasts only three months, and President Vladimir Putin wants to make it as short as possible. more »»

Germany's Social Democrats to talk with Merkel on new gov't

December 15, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Leaders of Germany's center-left Social Democrats agreed Friday to enter exploratory talks on joining or supporting a new government under Chancellor Angela Merkel, moving... more »»

Playwright alleges misconduct by Hoffman when she was 16

December 15, 2017

ROME (AP) — A playwright who says Dustin Hoffman exposed himself to her and had her massage his feet in a hotel room when she was 16 said Friday that she spent years in guilty silence and took... more »»

4 Palestinians killed in latest Jerusalem fallout clashes

December 15, 2017

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Four Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire and dozens more wounded along with an Israeli officer in clashes across the West Bank and near Gaza's border on Friday a... more »»

EU more unified on borders, but migrant divisions remain

December 15, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders ended a summit on Friday deeply divided over how to handle tens of thousands of desperate people stuck in camps in Italy and Greece, with an eastern bloc of... more »»

 
 
 

 

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