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The Latest: Landmark change to kilogram approved

November 16, 2018

VERSAILLES, France (AP) — The Latest on a scientific meeting on how to define weights and measures (all times local):

1:35 p.m. more »»

South American circus lions still unsettled in South Africa

November 16, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The rescue of 33 lions from South American circuses and their 2016 transfer to a South African refuge was billed as a compassionate gesture, a return "home" after years of... more »»

UK's May appeals to public on Brexit, braces for more blows

November 16, 2018

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May appealed directly to voters to back her Brexit plan Friday as she braced for a potential leadership challenge from rivals within her party. more »»

The Latest: Last Khmer Rouge leaders get life sentences

November 16, 2018

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The Latest on the tribunal judging Khmer Rouge responsibility (all times local):

11:40 a.m. more »»

North Korea deports American even as it boasts of new weapon

November 16, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Friday said it will deport an American citizen it detained for illegal entrance, an apparent concession to the United States that came even as it announce... more »»

Japan's Abe lays wreath in Australia city bombed in WWII

November 16, 2018

SYDNEY (AP) — Shinzo Abe became the first prime minister of Japan to visit Darwin since the northern Australian city was bombed by Japanese forces in World War II, as he and his Australian... more »»

Passengers in Zimbabwe caught in bus fire; 40 killed

November 16, 2018

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Fire swept through a passenger bus in Zimbabwe, and police said Friday that more than 40 people died and at least 20 were injured, some with severe burns. more »»

Migrants streaming into Tijuana, but now face long stay

November 16, 2018

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Exhausted migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers napped on mattresses in a converted municipal gymnasium, while men played soccer and exchanged banter on ... more »»

Bishop reported missing amid Beijing-Vatican reconciliation

November 16, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — A bishop who has resisted demands to join China's Communist Party-controlled church body has been taken into custody, a Catholic news service reported, despite recent moves by... more »»

North Korea to deport American it detained for illegal entry

November 16, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Friday that it will deport an American citizen it detained one month ago for illegally entering the country. more »»

Last Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of genocide, get life terms

November 16, 2018

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The last surviving leaders of the communist Khmer Rouge regime that brutally ruled Cambodia in the 1970s were convicted of genocide, crimes against humanity and war... more »»

North Korea tests new weapon amid stalled nuclear diplomacy

November 16, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un observed the successful test of an unspecified "newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon," state media reported Friday, in an apparent... more »»

The Latest: Last Khmer Rouge leaders get 2nd life sentence

November 16, 2018

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The Latest on the tribunal judging Khmer Rouge responsibility (all times local):

11:40 a.. more »»

New Zealand makes biggest cocaine bust in banana shipment

November 16, 2018

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand police have made the country's largest cocaine seizure, with 190 kilograms (418 pounds) of the drug found in a container of bananas shipped from Panama. more »»

China woos Pacific islands with loans, showcase projects

November 16, 2018

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — As world leaders land in Papua New Guinea for a Pacific Rim summit, the welcome mat is especially big for China's presiden. more »»

The Latest: Pence cites progress on N. Korea but more needed

November 16, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's new tactical weapon test (all times local):

Noon

U.. more »»

UN says 8 peacekeepers killed in fight against Congo rebels

November 16, 2018

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Eight U.N. more »»

Bangladesh scraps Rohingya return, says no one wants to go

November 16, 2018

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh's plans to begin repatriating Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar on Thursday were scrapped because officials were unable to find anyone who wanted to return to... more »»

More caravan migrants arrive in Tijuana, brace for long stay

November 15, 2018

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — More buses of exhausted people in a caravan of Central American asylum seekers reached the U.. more »»

US cutting counterterror forces in Africa

November 15, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is reducing its counterterrorism forces in Africa and studying whether to make similar moves elsewhere in the world as part of a broad effort to shift American... more »»

 
 

 

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