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Iraqi troops push into area around symbolic Mosul mosque

March 19, 2017

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces battling Islamic State militants in Mosul have approached the mosque where the leader of the extremist group declared its self-styled caliphate in the summer of 2014. more »»

Germany's Social Democrats elect Schulz as Merkel challenger

March 19, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's center-left Social Democratic Party unanimously elected Martin Schulz on Sunday as the party's top candidate to challenge Chancellor Angela Merkel in the country's upcomin... more »»

Clashes break out in Syrian capital after insurgents attack

March 19, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Fierce clashes broke out in the Syrian capital on Sunday after insurgents infiltrated government-held parts of the eastern side of the city through tunnels overnight, state media... more »»

France's defense a key issue for country's next president

March 19, 2017

PARIS (AP) — France's presidential election campaign is taking note of an attack on a military patrol at Paris' Orly Airport by a suspected Islamic extremist who was shot dead by soldiers. more »»

UK anti-terror police simulate Thames tourist boat hijacking

March 19, 2017

LONDON (AP) — British police in inflatable powerboats stormed a River Thames cruise boat Sunday as part of an exercise simulating the hijacking of a tourist vessel in London. more »»

Israeli coalition crisis raises threat of new elections

March 19, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister backed out of an agreement to establish a new broadcasting authority Sunday, creating a coalition crisis with one of his key partners that could... more »»

Autopsy to learn if Paris airport attacker was drunk or high

March 19, 2017

PARIS (AP) — French officials were conducting an autopsy Sunday to determine whether a suspected Islamic extremist was drunk or high on drugs when he took a soldier hostage at Paris' Orly Airport... more »»

Syrians finding refuge in Africa as war at home grinds on

March 19, 2017

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — As desperate Syrians flee the devastating war in their country, some are finding refuge in sub-Saharan Africa, including Ghana. more »»

Candy, makeup, K-pop get doused amid China's ire over THAAD

March 19, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The once-cordial ties between South Korea and its biggest trading partner have soured due to the perception that China has targeted businesses, sports teams and culture... more »»

Tillerson lauds China-US contacts in meeting with leader Xi

March 19, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — The United States is looking forward to the first meeting between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday, on th... more »»

North Korea tests newly developed high-thrust rocket engine

March 19, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea has tested a new type of high-thrust engine to propel its rocket. more »»

Paris Orly Airport attacker wanted to kill, die for Allah

March 18, 2017

ORLY, France (AP) — Yelling that he wanted to kill and die for Allah, a suspected Islamic extremist attacked a French soldier Saturday morning at Paris' Orly Airport and wrested away her assault... more »»

The Latest: Orly attacker used revolver to detain soldier

March 18, 2017

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on incident at Orly Airport in Paris where a man was shot to death after attempting to seize a soldier's weapon (all times local):

8:40 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Orly attacker snatched assault gun from soldier

March 18, 2017

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on incident at Orly Airport in Paris where a man was shot to death after attempting to seize a soldier's weapon (all times local):

8:20 p.m. more »»

Somalia blames Saudi-led coalition for deadly strike on boat

March 18, 2017

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's government on Saturday blamed the Saudi-led coalition for Friday's attack on a boat that killed at least 42 Somali refugees off the coast of war-torn Yemen,... more »»

The Latest: France: Orly attacker held gun to soldier's head

March 18, 2017

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on incident at Orly Airport in Paris where a man was shot to death after attempting to seize a soldier's weapon (all times local):

8 p.m. more »»

William and Kate meet survivors of Paris 2015 attacks

March 18, 2017

PARIS (AP) — Prince William and his wife Kate met Saturday with survivors of the 2015 extremist attacks at the Bataclan concert hall in Paris and other city sites on the second day of their visit... more »»

Miloslav Vlk, a clandestine priest during communism, dies

March 18, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Prague Cardinal Miloslav Vlk, who ministered clandestinely to Catholics for years while officially working as a window-washer during communist rule in Czechoslovakia, has died... more »»

Top economies yield to US, drop no-protectionism pledge

March 18, 2017

BADEN-BADEN, Germany (AP) — The world's top economic powers dropped a pledge to oppose trade protectionism amid pushback from the Trump administration, which wants trade to more clearly benefit... more »»

World powers drop pledge to fully oppose trade protectionism

March 18, 2017

BADEN-BADEN, Germany (AP) — The world's top economic powers have dropped a pledge to fully oppose trade protectionism amid pushback from the U.. more »»

 
 
 

 

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