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Merkel: German govt is solid despite fight over migration

July 20, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel acknowledged Friday that a bitter fight over migrant policy hurt Germans' confidence in her government, but said she never thought of quitting and insisted... more »»

North Korea puts reunion of war-separated families in doubt

July 20, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Friday that an August reunion of Korean families separated by war may not happen if South Korea doesn't immediately return some of its citizens who... more »»

10-year-old Somali girl dies after female genital mutilation

July 20, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A 10-year-old girl has bled to death after undergoing female genital mutilation in Somalia, an activist said, a rare confirmed death in the country with the world's highest... more »»

Merkel insists US ties key to Germany despite Trump tensions

July 20, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that Germany's relationship with the United States remains "central" to her government despite recent disagreements with President Donald Trump... more »»

Germany formally closes Puigdemont extradition case

July 20, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — A court in Germany formally ended extradition proceedings against former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont on Friday after Spain withdrew a European arrest warrant, leaving the... more »»

Russia says Putin, Trump discussed referendum in Ukraine

July 20, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin and U.S. more »»

The Latest: Merkel responds to Trump jab on Montenegro

July 20, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the meeting earlier this week between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump (all times local):

2 p.m. more »»

Pope removes Honduran bishop accused of sexual misdeeds

July 20, 2018

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Friday accepted the resignation of a Honduran bishop accused of sexual misconduct with seminarians, the latest in a series of high-ranking clergy implicated in... more »»

Macron's security aide detained, was filmed beating activist

July 20, 2018

PARIS (AP) — A top security aide for President Emmanuel Macron, caught on camera beating a protester, has been detained and is being questioned by authorities, while the president's office has... more »»

Human Rights Watch urges Brazil to regulate pesticides more

July 20, 2018

SAO PAULO (AP) — Human Rights Watch urged the Brazilian government Friday to establish buffer zones nationwide when pesticides are sprayed and reduce the use of highly toxic products. more »»

Thailand seeks control over movies about cave ordeal

July 20, 2018

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's military government wants to control how movies portray the ordeal of the young soccer players and their heroic rescue from a flooded cave that drew worldwide interest... more »»

Germany's Merkel faces questions over migration, ties to US

July 20, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is to face questions at her annual summer news conference over the government's handling of the thorny issue of migration and Berlin's fraught... more »»

S. Korean ex-leader sentenced to 8 more years in prison

July 20, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court on Friday sentenced former South Korean President Park Geun-hye to an additional eight years for abusing state funds and violating election laws. more »»

Suspect detained in killing of Olympic figure skating star

July 20, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Authorities in Kazakhstan said Friday a man has been detained and confessed to killing the Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten. more »»

N. Korea puts reunion of war separated families in doubt

July 20, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Friday that an August reunion of Korean families separated by war may not happen if South Korea doesn't immediately return some of its citizens who... more »»

Did Trump and Putin agree to anything? Only they know

July 19, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin may have reached several historic agreements at their summit in Finland this week. Or, they may not have. It depends on who you talk to. more »»

Montenegro more puzzled than affronted by Trump's attention

July 19, 2018

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — World War III? Not us, say the puzzled people of Montenegro.

Public officials in this tiny European nation didn't know what to say initially when U.S. more »»

Turmoil slows rebuilding of Puerto Rico's power grid

July 19, 2018

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Ten months after Hurricane Maria destroyed Puerto Rico's electric grid, the local agency responsible for rebuilding it is in chaos and more than $1 billion in federal... more »»

Cameroon military, separatists blamed for 'grave abuses'

July 19, 2018

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Violent tensions between Cameroon's government and Anglophone separatists have forced more than 180,000 people from their homes since December, Human Rights Watch said... more »»

For Russia, Trump is creating more problems than he solves

July 19, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Having Donald Trump in the White House is looking increasingly like a liability for the Kremlin, rather than an asset. But don't expect President Vladimir Putin to say that out loud. more »»

 
 

 

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