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Sleek superyacht seized in Gibraltar over $16.2M debt claim

February 20, 2017

MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Gibraltar say they have seized one of the largest and most advanced superyachts in the world over an unsettled bill dispute between its owner and its German builder. more »»

Eurozone, Greece reach deal on return of bailout inspectors

February 20, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — The eurozone's 19 finance ministers have agreed that officials from the institutions overseeing Greece's bailout will return to Athens to discuss in more detail the reforms it mus... more »»

Pence was disappointed Flynn gave him inaccurate information

February 20, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence said Monday it was right to oust Michael Flynn as national security adviser for misleading him about the adviser's contacts with Russia. more »»

Trump wigs in big demand for Austrian carnival-goers

February 20, 2017

VIENNA (AP) — Just about everyone wants to be Donald Trump this Carnival season in Austria — so much so that some costume rental shops have run out of wigs miming the U.S. more »»

Iraqi troops advance on western Mosul as Mattis holds talks

February 20, 2017

SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces on Monday advanced into the southern outskirts of Mosul on the second day of a push to drive Islamic State militants from the city's western half, as the... more »»

US Defense Secretary Mattis: US will stay in Iraq a while

February 20, 2017

BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday he believes U.S. more »»

Death, diplomatic spat could cost North Korea a rare friend

February 20, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — North Korea doesn't have many friend. more »»

Uganda launches gold refinery, amid fears of dirty minerals

February 20, 2017

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A gold refinery primarily owned by a Belgian investor was launched in Uganda Monday amid concerns about the source of its minerals. more »»

Russia says 4 soldiers killed in roadside bombing in Syria

February 20, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Four Russian servicemen were killed last week in Syria when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb, the Russian military said Monday, raising the total Russian combat casualties so fa... more »»

Trans-Atlantic relations put to test in Trump's first month

February 20, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — After President Donald Trump's raucous first month in office, Europeans have reacted with demonstrations, counter-barbs and sheer angst that a century of trans-Atlantic friendship... more »»

Kremlin defends its recognition of Ukraine rebel passports

February 20, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin on Monday defended its decision to recognize passports issued by separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine, saying it came as a response to Ukraine's blockade of rebel... more »»

Uber to investigate sexual harassment claim by engineer

February 20, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Uber's chief executive ordered an urgent investigation Monday into a sexual harassment claim made by a female engineer who alleged her prospects at the company evaporated after she... more »»

Israeli opposition head: Netanyahu caved on peace initiative

February 20, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's opposition leader said Monday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was ready to freeze settlement construction in most of the West Bank and reach out to regional Arab... more »»

Montenegro accuses Russians over alleged coup plot

February 20, 2017

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro's special prosecutor has accused Russia and its secret service operatives of plotting a coup attempt that included plans to kill the small Balkan country's... more »»

Trump's first month augurs stormy trans-Atlantic relations

February 20, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — After President Donald Trump's raucous first month in office, Europeans have reacted with demonstrations, counter-barbs and sheer angst that a century of trans-Atlantic friendship... more »»

Iran launches 'advanced' rockets during military exercises

February 20, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard has launched several sophisticated rockets during military exercises, Iranian media reported on Monday. more »»

Iraqi troops push into IS-held southern outskirts of Mosul

February 20, 2017

SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi Federal Police forces on Monday pushed into the southern outskirts of Mosul on the second day of a new push to drive Islamic State militants from the city's... more »»

Alleged Erdogan assassination attempt trial opens in Turkey

February 20, 2017

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A trial opened Monday in southern Turkey for 47 people charged with attempting to kill President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the night of the failed coup while he was vacationin... more »»

 
 
 

 

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