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North African diplomats seek solutions for chaotic Libya

February 20, 2017

TUNIS (AP) — Top North African diplomats are meeting to find ways to reconcile Libya's rival political factions. more »»

Hundreds of migrants cross fence into Spain again

February 20, 2017

MADRID (AP) — The Red Cross says 350 migrants crossed the fence into a Spanish territory in North Africa early Monday, three days after 500 more managed to break the gate. more »»

Strike closes Acropolis, ancient sites in Greece

February 20, 2017

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Acropolis and other ancient sites in Greece are closed to the public after state guards called a 24-hour strike over a pay and contract dispute with the government. more »»

N. Korean envoy blasts Malaysians, calls for joint probe

February 20, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — North Korea's top envoy in Kuala Lumpur on Monday denounced Malaysia's investigation into the apparent killing of the exiled half brother of North Korea's ruler,... more »»

Famine declared in part of South Sudan by government and UN

February 20, 2017

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Famine has been declared in two counties of South Sudan, according to an announcement by the South Sudan government and three U.N. more »»

Malaysia recalls ambassador to North Korea

February 20, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's ambassador to North Korea has been recalled from Pyongyang amid rising tensions between the countries over the death in Kuala Lumpur of an estranged scion... more »»

Report: Video footage shows attack on North Korean

February 20, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Security camera footage obtained by Japanese television appears to show a careful and deliberate attack last week on the exiled half brother of North Korea's ruler. more »»

Ruling party candidate leads in Ecuador's presidential vote

February 20, 2017

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — The hand-picked candidate of socialist President Rafael Correa took the lead in preliminary results from Ecuador's presidential election Sunday, and was just under the... more »»

On frozen fields, North Korean farmers prep for battle ahead

February 20, 2017

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Plug your noses and ready your "Juche fertilizer." It's time to prep the frozen fields in North Korea. more »»

Trump says remark about Sweden referred to something on TV

February 19, 2017

HELSINKI (AP) — Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump's remarks that suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian country. more »»

Iraqi forces launch offensive to drive IS from western Mosul

February 19, 2017

HAMAM AL-ALIL, Iraq (AP) — U.S. more »»

Mattis to decide soon on troop levels in Afghanistan

February 19, 2017

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he plans to make some decisions soon on whether to recommend an increase in the number of U.S. more »»

Ex-officials: Israeli leader spurned secret peace offer

February 19, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister turned down a regional peace initiative last year that was brokered by then-American Secretary of State John Kerry, former U.. more »»

Blast in Somalia kills 34 in Mogadishu marketplace

February 19, 2017

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The death toll from a car bomb at a marketplace in Somalia's capital has risen to 34 with 52 injured, said a police officer. more »»

Swedes scratch heads at Trump's suggestion of major incident

February 19, 2017

HELSINKI (AP) — Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump's remarks that suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian country. more »»

Fashion takes London by storm with Preen, Topshop, Mulberry

February 19, 2017

LONDON (AP) — London Fashion Week neared its climax Sunday with shows by Preen, Topshop, Mulberry and others taking place at many sites in the more-chic-than-usual British capital. more »»

UAE arms show comes as Yemen war, suspicions of Iran linger

February 19, 2017

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Fighter jets screaming overhead and theatrical explosions marked the opening of an arms show Sunday in Abu Dhabi, as a bullet-scarred Emirati armored... more »»

Blast in Somalia kills 20 in Mogadishu marketplace

February 19, 2017

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A car bomb blast at a marketplace Somalia's capital has killed at least 20 people and injured 50 others, said a local Somali official. more »»

Report: Israeli leader turned down regional peace initiative

February 19, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli newspaper reported Sunday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu turned down a regional peace initiative last year that was brokered by then-American Secretary of Stat... more »»

Voters in Ecuador choosing between change, continuity

February 19, 2017

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuadoreans are choosing Sunday between a candidate who vows to continue President Rafael Correa's populist platform or one of several more conservative contenders who pledg... more »»

 
 
 

 

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