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In rare demonstration, thousands protest power cuts in Gaza

January 12, 2017

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Thousands of people took to the streets on Thursday to protest chronic power cuts in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, in one of the largest unauthorized protests in the... more »»

Heathrow Airport cancels flights amid snow forecasts in UK

January 12, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Dozens of flights at London's Heathrow Airport were cancelled Thursday amid forecasts of snow and strong winds in Britain. more »»

Madrid zoo names latest panda bear Chulina, or Cutey

January 12, 2017

MADRID (AP) — Madrid's zoo has named its latest baby panda Chulina, meaning Cutey.

The name pays homage to Chulin, the first panda born at the zoo 34 years ago. more »»

UN chief: Don't expect 'quick fix' in talks to unify Cyprus

January 12, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general warned on Thursday against a "quick fix" to end decades of division between Cyprus' ethnic Greek and Turkish communities, even as U.N. more »»

Report: more than 16,000 civilians killed in Iraq in 2016

January 12, 2017

BAGHDAD (AP) — Violence and military operations claimed the lives of more than 16,000 civilians in Iraq last year, a research group said Thursday, making it one of the deadliest years for... more »»

The Latest: Thousands protest Gaza power cuts

January 12, 2017

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on public displays of dissent against Gaza's electricity woes (all times local):

5:30 p.m. more »»

Kremlin hopes Putin, Trump will get along well

January 12, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin said Thursday Russia and the United States can fix their ravaged ties with interactions based on mutual respect once President-elect Donald Trump takes office. more »»

Taiwan protests Nigeria's demand to move trade mission

January 12, 2017

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria has demanded that Taiwan relocate its trade office following a visit by China's foreign minister and a promise of $40 billion in investmen. more »»

Airstrikes escalate despite Syria cease-fire

January 12, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — The U.N. more »»

US troops enter Poland, 1st deployment at Russia's doorstep

January 12, 2017

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — American soldiers rolled into Poland on Thursday, fulfilling a dream some Poles have had since the fall of communism in 1989 to have U.S. more »»

US military: November fight with Taliban killed 33 civilians

January 12, 2017

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. more »»

China plays down tough talk by Trump choice for top diplomat

January 12, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday stressed mutual respect and cooperation with the U.S. more »»

Ousted Knights of Malta official takes case to order's court

January 12, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The standoff between the Vatican and the Knights of Malta has taken a new twist, with the ousted foreign minister of the ancient aristocratic lay Catholic order appealing his... more »»

360-degree replays at Super Bowl a taste of what's next

January 12, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — Have you ever wanted to know what Tom Brady sees as he stares down a pass rush, scans the field for an open receiver ... more »»

In VW case, US takes aim at employees, not just corporation

January 12, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Six high-level Volkswagen employees from Germany have been indicted in the U.S. more »»

Taliban release video showing American, Australian captives

January 12, 2017

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban released a video Wednesday showing an American and an Australian who were kidnapped in August, the first time they have been seen since their abduction. more »»

6 VW employees indicted in emissions scandal; VW fined $4.3B

January 11, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Six high-level Volkswagen employees from Germany were indicted in the U.S. more »»

Divided Cyprus' leaders conclude 'historic' map exchange

January 11, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — The rival leaders of ethnically divided Cyprus exchanged maps Wednesday outlining the zones the island's Greek and Turkish communities would control in a hoped-for federation, the... more »»

VW pleads guilty in emissions scandal; 6 employees indicted

January 11, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Six high-level Volkswagen employees have been indicted by a grand jury in the company's emissions cheating scandal, as the company admitted wrongdoing and agreed to pay a record... more »»

Taliban release video showing American, Australian captives

January 11, 2017

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban have released a video showing an American and an Australian who were kidnapped in August, the first time they've been seen since their abduction. more »»

 
 

 

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