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Trek to Castro's final resting spot traces revolution's past

November 29, 2016

HAVANA (AP) — After his band of bearded rebels won power in 1959, Fidel Castro embarked on a victory tour delivering speeches to cheering crowds stretching from the eastern Cuban city of Santiago... more »»

2nd day of homage to Fidel Castro to end with mammoth rally

November 29, 2016

HAVANA (AP) — Schools and government offices will be closed Tuesday for a second day of homage to Fidel Castro, with the day ending in a rally on the wide plaza where the Cuban leader delivered... more »»

Haiti: Jovenel Moise apparently wins presidential vote

November 29, 2016

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Jovenel Moise, the hand-picked candidate of Haiti's previous elected leader, apparently won the presidential election outright against 26 rivals, according to... more »»

South Korean leader plans announcement amid impeachment push

November 29, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The embattled South Korean president announced Tuesday that she would make a public announcement amid a push by lawmakers for impeachment and growing public calls for he... more »»

From milk to lightbulbs, Fidel Castro reshaped life in Cuba

November 29, 2016

HAVANA (AP) — Fidel Castro changed the flavor of the milk Cuban children drink at breakfast. more »»

Residents of Iraq's Mosul fight, jostle over food

November 28, 2016

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Residents of the Iraqi city of Mosul fought each other around trucks delivering humanitarian aid as they jostled for scant supplies on Monday, while government troops fighting... more »»

Rebels' hold on eastern Aleppo collapses as troops move in

November 28, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces captured more than a third of opposition-held eastern Aleppo on Monday, touching off a wave of panic and flight from the besieged enclave as rebel defenses... more »»

The Latest: Amnesty fears Syria detaining men in Aleppo

November 28, 2016

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

10:06 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Cubans line up to sign oath to revolution

November 28, 2016

HAVANA (AP) — The Latest on the death of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro (all times local):

2:45 p.m. more »»

Cubans bid Fidel Castro farewell, pledge loyalty to system

November 28, 2016

HAVANA (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Cubans bade farewell to Fidel Castro on Monday, pledging allegiance to his socialist ideology and paying tribute before images of the leader as a young... more »»

Think tank plans legal action to keep UK in EU single market

November 28, 2016

LONDON (AP) — A pro-Europe think tank says it is willing to take the British government to court to try and keep the U.K. in the European Union single market once it leaves the bloc. more »»

Pope confirms 2018 visit to Ireland, prime minister says

November 28, 2016

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis confirmed plans Monday to make a 2018 trip to Ireland, a Roman Catholic country devastated by the clerical sex abuse scandal, where same-sex marriages are legal... more »»

Slovenia PM: Melania Trump could inspire US-Russia detente

November 28, 2016

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — As Melania Trump prepares to move into the White House, the future first lady's native Slovenia is offering to serve as a mediator between her husband and Russian... more »»

Residents in Somali town resist al-Shabab taxes, 10 dead

November 28, 2016

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Clashes between the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab and villagers in a central Somali town have left 10 people dead and dozens wounded, say local residents. more »»

Britain promises close ties with Poland after EU exit

November 28, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Britain has promised Poland strong business, diplomatic and cultural ties — as well as a deployment of troops near the Russian border — as London tries to build goodwill with... more »»

Morocco TV show apologizes for advising makeup to hide abuse

November 28, 2016

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — After a wave of criticism, a Moroccan TV show devoted to women's issues apologized on Monday for airing a makeup tutorial that offered tips on using cosmetics to disguise... more »»

Montenegrin lawmakers approve new pro-NATO government

November 28, 2016

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegrin lawmakers on Monday swore in a pro-NATO government amid political tensions following an alleged foiled election-day coup orchestrated by Russian... more »»

In drawn-out battle of Mosul, limits of Iraqi military show

November 28, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — When Iraq's top generals finalized the plan to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group, they gave themselves six months to finish the job. more »»

France's Hollande and his premier weigh presidential bids

November 28, 2016

PARIS (AP) — France's government spokesman is insisting that Socialist President Francois Hollande and his prime minister can't compete against each other in an upcoming presidential primary —... more »»

 
 
 

 

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