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Arrested Thai activist getting S. Korean human rights award

May 18, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A Thai law student arrested for sharing a critical article about his country's new king that was posted on Facebook is this year's winner of South Korea's most... more »»

Germany: 2 charged with co-founding far-right terror group

May 18, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have filed terrorism charges against two alleged co-founders of a far-right group that planned to bomb a refugee hom. more »»

Donald Trump Jr., Dubai business partner discuss 'new ideas'

May 18, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Donald Trump J. more »»

Will Smith, Pedro Almodovar open testy Cannes Film Festival

May 18, 2017

CANNES, France (AP) — The 70th Cannes Film Festival opened Wednesday under the lights of Cote D'Azur sunshine and high-wattage stars such as Will Smith and Marion Cotillard. more »»

Come fly with me: Dutch king was guest pilot for 21 years

May 18, 2017

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Some Dutch passengers on KLM flights might have recognized the co-pilot's voice when he introduced himself on the airline's Cityhopper service. more »»

New death in Venezuela puts toll at level of 2014 unrest

May 18, 2017

SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela (AP) — Legions of national guardsmen and military helicopters began descending on a western Venezuela state Wednesday where an outbreak of looting and political violence... more »»

Venezuela leader: Officials treated like Jews under Nazis

May 17, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's embattled socialist president likened the sour reception many of his government's officials are receiving abroad to the harassment of Jews in Nazi Germany,... more »»

Puerto Rico militant leader emerges from 36 years in custody

May 17, 2017

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera emerged from house arrest Wednesday and was celebrated by supporters after decades in custody, freed in a case that made hi... more »»

UN: 300,000 children migrating solo, up nearly fivefold

May 17, 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Authorities have documented more than 300,000 children migrating alone worldwide over a two-year period, marking a dramatic escalation of a trend that has forced many young... more »»

Shariah court in Indonesia sentences gay couple to caning

May 17, 2017

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — An Islamic Shariah court in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province has sentenced two gay men to public caning for the first time, further undermining the country's... more »»

French president's Cabinet mixes old and new, left and right

May 17, 2017

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron named a mix of prominent and unknown figures from the left and the right Wednesday to make up the government tasked with pushing through his plans to... more »»

Talks on airplane laptop ban end with no ban, more talks

May 17, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — Talks on a proposed U.S. ban on laptops and tablets in flights from Europe ended Wednesday with no ban — and a promise of more talks and better intelligence sharin. more »»

Head in the clouds: Dutch king was guest pilot for 21 years

May 17, 2017

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch passengers on KLM flights might have recognized the co-pilot's voice when he introduced himself on the airline's Cityhopper services. more »»

The Latest: Macron seeks EU favorable to workers, investment

May 17, 2017

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on new French President Emmanuel Macron's government (all times local):

9:30 p.m. more »»

Syrian refugees in Jordan's desert get solar power

May 17, 2017

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Syrian refugees in Jordan's remote desert were connected to solar power on Wednesday, making their community the world's first refugee camp to be powered by renewable energy. more »»

AP FACT CHECK: Does US believe Western Wall is in Israel?

May 17, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nikki Haley, President Donald Trump's U.N. ambassador, waded into a diplomatic minefield on Wednesday by asserting that the Western Wall is part of Israel, a deviation from U.S. more »»

Iran's top leader urges high turnout in presidential vote

May 17, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader called on Wednesday for a high turnout in this week's presidential election, urging voters to head to the polls and send a message to the United States —... more »»

Intel spat adds to Israeli concerns about Trump visit

May 17, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — When Donald Trump was elected president, Israeli nationalists rejoiced that a reputed strong ally would be moving into the White House. more »»

Clashes in Greece as thousands protest austerity

May 17, 2017

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An anti-austerity rally in Greece's capital turned violent Wednesday as a general strike halted flights, ferries and public transportation, and thousands joined protest... more »»

Syrian opposition seeks extension of current Geneva talks

May 17, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — The Syrian opposition will seek an extension of the current round of U.N.-hosted peace talks underway in Geneva, saying Wednesday it needed more negotiating tim. more »»

 
 

 

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