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Decision time in Ireland as voters decide on abortion law

May 25, 2018

DUBLIN (AP) — It's decision time in Ireland as citizens tackle one of the traditionally Roman Catholic country's most divisive issues — whether to repeal a constitutional amendment that imposes a... more »»

Netherlands, Australia hold Russia liable for downing MH17

May 25, 2018

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Netherlands and Australia said Friday that they are holding Russia legally responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which was shot down over... more »»

Explosion in Canadian restaurant wounds 15 people

May 25, 2018

TORONTO (AP) — An explosion caused by an "improvised explosive device" ripped through an Indian restaurant in a mall in the Toronto suburb of Mississauga, wounding 15 people, Canadian police said. more »»

Amid confusion, EU data privacy law goes into effect

May 25, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Lars Andersen's business handles some of the most sensitive data there is — the names and phone numbers of children. more »»

Iran seeks assurances on nuclear deal after US pullout

May 25, 2018

VIENNA (AP) — Iran will pull out of a landmark deal to stop the country from developing nuclear weapons unless it receives concrete guarantees that the economic incentives of the pact will be... more »»

Voting begins throughout Ireland in major abortion decision

May 25, 2018

DUBLIN (AP) — Voters throughout Ireland have begun casting votes in a referendum that may lead to a loosening of the country's strict ban on most abortion. more »»

China sets trial for dissident who chronicled rights abuses

May 25, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese dissident who founded a website documenting rights abuses will be tried on June 20 for allegedly leaking state secrets, his lawyer said Frida. more »»

Indonesia passes new terror law after attacks using children

May 25, 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's parliament unanimously approved a tougher anti-terrorism law on Friday, lengthening detention periods and involving the military in counter-terrorism... more »»

Trump balks at North Korea's rhetoric but it has used worse

May 25, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — When North Korea slammed U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and national security adviser John Bolton, its language was very blunt and impolite. more »»

Cyclone Mekunu to be 'extremely severe' on landfall in Oman

May 25, 2018

SALALAH, Oman (AP) — Cyclone Mekunu will be "extremely severe" when it crashes into the Arabian Peninsula this weekend, meteorologists warned Friday, after earlier thrashing the Yemeni island of... more »»

Israel calls on EU to end funding to pro-boycott groups

May 25, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel called on the European Union on Friday to halt funding to more than a dozen European and Palestinian non-governmental organizations that it says promote boycotts against... more »»

$28.6 million in cash seized in ex-Malaysia PM's graft probe

May 25, 2018

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police said Friday the cash stashed in bags at an apartment linked to former Prime Minister Najib Razak and seized in a money-laundering investigation... more »»

N. Korea demolishes nuclear test site as journalists watch

May 25, 2018

PUNGGYE-RI, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made good on his promise to demolish his country's nuclear test site, which was formally closed in a series of huge explosions... more »»

N. Korea keeps hopes of talks alive after Trump cancellation

May 25, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Friday that it's still willing to sit for talks with the United States "at any time, (in) any format," a remarkably restrained and diplomatic response,... more »»

Congo says confirmed Ebola cases have reached 31; 9 deaths

May 24, 2018

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's fight to rein in a deadly Ebola outbreak has authorities crossing the border to buy up available thermometers, a World Health Organization official said as the... more »»

US pressure on Hezbollah may hamper Lebanese government

May 24, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — Growing U.S. more »»

Police: Missing Mexican woman's body found in Utah canyon

May 24, 2018

SPANISH FORK, Utah (AP) — The body of a Mexican woman who disappeared on her way home from her English language class in Utah three years ago has been found in a rugged, mountainous canyon area... more »»

Europe looks for deeds, not words, from Italy's populists

May 24, 2018

ROME (AP) — Italy's premier-designate Giuseppe Conte spent his first day on the job Thursday finalizing his proposed Cabinet list as European officials vowed to judge deeds, not words, from a... more »»

The Latest: Syrian TV reporting military base under attack

May 24, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria developments (all times local):

9:30 p.m.

Syrian TV reports that a military base in central Syria has come under attack from "enemy" fire. more »»

 
 

 

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