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Israel says UN envoy's settlement remarks 'distort history'

August 30, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Tuesday said remarks by the U.N. Mideast envoy "distort history" after he declared that Israel's settlement-building is a main obstacle to peace with the Palestinians. more »»

Suicide bomber hits Somalia presidential compound, 12 dead

August 30, 2016

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A suicide bomber has detonated an explosives-laden truck near the gate of Somalia's presidential palace in the capital on Tuesday, killing at least 12 people, police say. more »»

In bid against corruption, Greece to ax TV licenses

August 30, 2016

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's left-wing government launched an auction Tuesday for four private national television licenses, reducing the number from seven after a heated public debate on... more »»

Taliban appoint military chief as the new leader settles in

August 30, 2016

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban have appointed a new military chief as the insurgents try to gain more ground in Afghanistan rather than talk peace under a new leadership, Taliban officials said in... more »»

France criticizes Turkish military intervention in Syria

August 30, 2016

PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande has criticized Turkey's "contradictory" military intervention in Syria and warned Russia not to become a "protagonist" in the wa. more »»

3 detained in Serbia for trying to smuggle 64 Afghans

August 30, 2016

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia's defense ministry says three people have been detained for attempting to smuggle 64 migrants from Afghanistan, including a pregnant woman and a baby. more »»

Kerry in India for strategic, commercial talks

August 30, 2016

NEW DELHI (AP) — U.S. more »»

State funeral in Amatrice to honor 37 quake victims

August 30, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Construction crews worked through the night to build a tent complex to host an Italian state funeral Tuesday in quake-devastated Amatrice after outraged residents rejected... more »»

Taliban appoint new military chief as new leader settles in

August 30, 2016

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban have appointed a new military chief as the insurgents try to gain ground rather than talk peace under a new leadership, Taliban officials said in telephone interviews... more »»

Good boy! Dogs know what you're saying, study suggests

August 30, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists have found evidence to support what many dog owners have long believed: man's best friend really does understand some of what we're saying. more »»

France wants halt to 'imbalanced' EU-US trade deal talks

August 30, 2016

PARIS (AP) — The French government wants the European Union to end talks with the U.S. on forging a sweeping trade deal that it sees as too friendly to U.S. businesses. more »»

Poland investigates massive download of personal data

August 30, 2016

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Prosecutors and other state security officials in Poland are investigating unprecedented massive night downloading by bailiffs of personal data of some 1.4 million Poles. more »»

Iran releases jailed Texas graduate student

August 30, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian authorities have released a man jailed while home from his graduate studies in Texas after nearly five years, state media reported Tuesday. more »»

Hundreds arrested during London's Notting Hill Carnival

August 30, 2016

LONDON (AP) — London police say they've made 454 arrests during the two-day Notting Hill Carnival as stabbings and drug offenses mar the Caribbean-inspired street party. more »»

HRW: Iraqi militias recruiting children ahead of Mosul push

August 30, 2016

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi militias are recruiting children from camps for civilians displaced by conflict ahead of the long-awaited operation to retake militant-held Mosul, according to a report... more »»

3 hurt as suicide bomber hits Chinese Embassy in Kyrgyzstan

August 30, 2016

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — A suspected suicide bomber on Tuesday crashed a car through the entrance of the Chinese Embassy in the Kyrgyzstan capital of Bishkek, detonating a bomb that killed the... more »»

German EU commissioner 'wouldn't bet big money on Brexit'

August 30, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's European Union commissioner says public opinion in Britain could shift against leaving the bloc if the economy worsens as a result of the country's decision to exit. more »»

Brazil's Rousseff defends self ahead of Senate's ouster vote

August 30, 2016

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — On what could prove to be her last day as Brazil's president, Dilma Rousseff mounted a forceful defense of her time leading Latin America's most populous nation, warning... more »»

 
 
 

 

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