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Verbal attack on French philosopher new anti-Semitism jolt

February 17, 2019

PARIS (AP) — An upsurge in anti-Semitism in France reached a climax this weekend with a torrent of hate speech directed at a distinguished philosopher during a march of yellow vest protesters,... more »»

'Taking their last breath': IS hides among Syrian civilians

February 17, 2019

BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — From a self-proclaimed caliphate that once spread across much of Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State group has been knocked back to a speck of land on the countries' shared... more »»

Polish PM cancels Israel visit amid new Holocaust tensions

February 17, 2019

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki canceled his plans to attend a meeting of central European leaders in Israel starting Monday amid new tensions over how Polish... more »»

IS gunmen hide among civilians in last Syria holdout

February 17, 2019

BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — From a self-proclaimed caliphate that once spread across much of Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State group has been knocked back to a speck of land on the countries' shared... more »»

IS gunmen hide among civilians in last Syria hideout

February 17, 2019

BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — From a self-proclaimed caliphate that once spread across much of Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State group has been knocked back to a speck of land on the countries' shared... more »»

Israel to withhold $138 million in Palestinian funds

February 17, 2019

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Sunday it will withhold over $138 million from the Palestinian Authority for payments given to families of Palestinians who carried out attacks against Israelis. more »»

Beckham family steals the show at London Fashion Week

February 17, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Victoria Beckham doesn't need celebrities at her fashion shows — her A-list family provides more than enough star power. more »»

Saudi crown prince arrives in Pakistan for regional visit

February 17, 2019

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman began his four-day regional visit on Sunday, arriving in Pakistan where Saudi officials signed agreements worth $20... more »»

Taliban say unable to attend Pakistan talks; blame blacklist

February 17, 2019

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban has postponed an unscheduled round of peace talks with the United States set for Monday in Pakistan saying "most" members of their negotiating team are unabl... more »»

Assad: Only the state can protect groups in northern Syria

February 17, 2019

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Only the Syrian state can protect groups in northern Syria and the army will "liberate every inch of Syria" from foreign troops, Syrian President Bashar Assad said Sunday. more »»

Libyans, to varying degrees, celebrate 2011 uprising

February 17, 2019

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyans on Sunday celebrated the eighth anniversary of their 2011 uprising that led to the overthrow and killing of longtime ruler Moammar Gadhafi, with a varying intensity... more »»

In Nigeria's tight election, Christian vote is seen as key

February 17, 2019

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Ask worshippers at St. Charles Catholic Church what they want most from Nigeria's presidential election, and the answer is peace. more »»

UN envoy arrives in Yemen to discuss truce around port city

February 17, 2019

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — U.N. more »»

Family: UK teen who joined Islamic State has baby in Syria

February 17, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The family of a British teenager who ran away to join the Islamic State group and now wants to return to the U.K. said Sunday she has given birth to a baby boy. more »»

Iran unveils first semi-heavy missile-equipped submarine

February 17, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state TV is reporting that the country's President Hassan Rouhani has unveiled the first Iranian made semi-heavy submarine. more »»

French protests mark 3 months, yield anti-Semitism probe

February 17, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Paris judicial authorities opened an investigation Sunday into anti-Semitic remarks hurled at a noted philosopher during a yellow vest protest, an incident that raised national... more »»

Italian populists ask if minister deserves immunity

February 17, 2019

ROME (AP) — Italy's populist 5-Star Movement, which is part of the country's ruling coalition, is asking its supporters to vote online on whether the leader of its junior coalition partner should... more »»

The Latest: Qatari minister warns of remaining IS threat

February 17, 2019

MUNICH (AP) — The Latest on the Munich Security Conference (all times local):

2:55 p.. more »»

Iran pressures Europe to do more to save the nuclear deal

February 17, 2019

MUNICH (AP) — Europeans need to do more than talk if they want to preserve a deal meant to keep Tehran from obtaining a nuclear weapon after the unilateral withdrawal of the United States, Iran's... more »»

Former coal-fired power plant is demolished in Germany

February 17, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — A long-shut coal-fired power plant in western Germany has been demolished with the help of more than 200 kilograms (440 pounds) of explosives. more »»

 
 

 

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