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Greek oil spill effort stalled by cleanup vessel arrests

September 20, 2017

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The captain and chief mechanic of a ship commissioned for an oil-spill cleanup operation outside Athens have been arrested on fuel smuggling charges, further complicating... more »»

Fire on Cousteau's ship in Turkey delays restoration work

September 20, 2017

ISTANBUL (AP) — A fire on marine explorer Jacques Cousteau's iconic ship Calypso has delayed the vessel's restoration by between six to eight months, a representative of the Cousteau Society said... more »»

Study shows lengthy waits for asylum applicants in Europe

September 20, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — More than half of the migrants who entered Europe amid a mass influx in 2015 and 2016 were still awaiting decisions on asylum applications by the end of the period, and only a small... more »»

The Latest: Mexicans mourn victims in quake-hit town

September 20, 2017

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on a major earthquake that has struck Mexico (all times local):

10:20 a.m. more »»

Report: Iran group hacks aviation, petrochemical industries

September 20, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A group of hackers suspected of working in Iran for its government is targeting the aviation and petrochemical industries in Saudi Arabia, the U.S. more »»

The Latest: Barca condemns efforts to halt Catalan vote

September 20, 2017

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on independence efforts in Spain's Catalonia region (all times local):

4:50 p.m. more »»

Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 225

September 20, 2017

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings Wednesday, looking for survivors of Mexico's... more »»

The Latest: Spain seizes 10 million Catalan ballot papers

September 20, 2017

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on independence efforts in Spain's Catalonia region (all times local):

3:50 p.m. more »»

Turkish officer hit by rotor blade dies at police school

September 20, 2017

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says a police officer has died after being hit by a helicopter's rotor blade at a police training school. more »»

Syria: Battle for IS capital reaches 'final stages'

September 20, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — The battle for the Islamic State group's de-facto Syria capital, Raqqa, has reached its "final stages," the U.S.-backed force leading the assault said Wednesday. more »»

Nations start signing nuke ban treaty opposed by big powers

September 20, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Nations on Wednesday began signing the first treaty to ban nuclear weapons, a pact backed by over 100 countries but spurned by those with nuclear arms.

The U.N. more »»

Nations to sign nuclear ban treaty opposed by big powers

September 20, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The first treaty to ban nuclear weapons was opened Wednesday for countries to sign, with the backing of over 100 nations but the opposition of nuclear-armed one. more »»

Kenya Supreme Court nixed poll because it couldn't see data

September 20, 2017

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's Supreme Court said Wednesday it nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election largely because the electoral commission refused scrutiny of its computerized voting... more »»

The Latest: Independence supporters scuffle with guards

September 20, 2017

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on independence efforts in Spain's Catalonia region (all times local):

2:10 p.m. more »»

Election may reflect Germany's management of migrant influx

September 20, 2017

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel adopted a mantra when citizens questioned her decision to open the country to refugees fleeing wars: "We'll manage. more »»

Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 217

September 20, 2017

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings early Wednesday, looking for survivors of... more »»

Rescuers wriggle into collapsed school after Mexico quake

September 20, 2017

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The three-story school structure had pancaked into a pile of concrete slabs. The bodies of 21 children and four adults had been pulled out. more »»

Trump's trashing of Iran deal poses problems for NK strategy

September 20, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump's threat before the world to obliterate North Korea left no doubt about his determination to stop the communist country's nuclear weapons buildup. more »»

Girl's mother thankful Trump spoke of abduction in UN speech

September 20, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — The mother of a Japanese girl abducted by North Korea is thankful President Donald Trump mentioned her in his U.N. more »»

Trump's North Korea threat leaves Asia struggling to explain

September 20, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Was it a bluff? A warning that Washington would shoot down North Korea's next missile test? A restatement of past policy? Or simply just what it seemed: a straightforwar... more »»

 
 

 

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