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Colombia leader says peace talks to start with rebel group

January 18, 2017

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's second-largest rebel group has agreed to free a prominent politician held captive for almost a year, clearing the way for repeatedly postponed peace talks to... more »»

Death toll in Mali suicide blast rises to at least 60

January 18, 2017

GAO, Mali (AP) — A suicide bomber in an explosives-laden vehicle penetrated a camp in northern Mali on Wednesday, killing at least 60 people and wounding 115 soldiers and former fighters who are... more »»

The Latest: Experts warn of cyberattacks on infrastructure

January 18, 2017

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):

8:50 p.m.

While the U.S. more »»

Mexico youth shoots teacher, classmates, then kills himself

January 18, 2017

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — A 15-year-old student opened fire with a gun at a private school in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey on Wednesday, hitting a teacher and two other students in the... more »»

Egypt puts soccer star Aboutrika on no-fly, terror list

January 18, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities have placed one of the country's all-time greatest soccer players on a terror watch and no-fly list, over accusations he helped finance the Muslim Brotherhood,... more »»

Anxious European leaders seek an early audience with Trump

January 18, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — European leaders, anxious over Donald Trump's unpredictability and kind words for the Kremlin, are scrambling to get face time with the new American president before he can meet... more »»

Lawyers: Assange's conditions for extradition to US not met

January 18, 2017

PARIS (AP) — Lawyers for Julian Assange say U.S. officials still haven't met the WikiLeaks founder's conditions for agreeing to be extradited to the United State. more »»

Regional troops move toward Gambia amid political standoff

January 18, 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Gambia headed late Wednesday toward a midnight showdown between a president who refuses to leave office and a president-elect who insists he will take power, while a regiona... more »»

Russia, Turkey conduct joint airstrikes on IS in Syria

January 18, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military said Wednesday it has teamed up with Turkey to conduct joint airstrikes, coordinated with Damascus, against an Islamic State group's stronghold in northern Syria. more »»

Gambia president-elect will be sworn in Thursday: Supporters

January 18, 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Supporters of Gambia's president-elect insist that Adama Barrow will be sworn in Thursday on Gambian soi. more »»

West African bloc vows Gambia intervention at midnight

January 18, 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A military commander with West Africa's regional bloc says its forces will "take action" at midnight unless a solution is found to Gambia's political crisis before then. more »»

Senegalese troops move toward Gambia borders amid crisis

January 18, 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Gambia headed toward a showdown between longtime President Yahya Jammeh and the opposition president-elect who insists he will take office, as troops from neighboring Senega... more »»

Trump's strategy on Mexico could be 'dagger at Ohio'

January 18, 2017

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump's threats to firms using Mexico as a manufacturing base will be counterproductive and could eventually cost thousands of American jobs,... more »»

Senegal troops heading for Gambia border, say residents

January 18, 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Witnesses confirm that Senegalese troops are moving toward the Gambian border from two sides as pressure mounts for Gambia's president to step down. more »»

The Latest: Colombia expects more progress in peace talks

January 18, 2017

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):

5:40 p.m. more »»

EU, UK take contrasting messages from May's Brexit speech

January 18, 2017

LONDON (AP) — European Union leaders on Wednesday countered U.K. more »»

46 'severely injured' people remain at Nigeria bombing scene

January 18, 2017

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — At least 46 severely injured people remain in a refugee camp that Nigeria's military says it mistakenly bombed, the International Committee for the Red Cross said Wednesday,... more »»

4 quakes shake Italy, isolating towns blanketed under snow

January 18, 2017

ROME (AP) — Four strong earthquakes on Wednesday shook the same region of central Italy that suffered deadly temblors last year, sending quake-rattled residents into panic and further isolating... more »»

Israel expands missile defense system with new interceptor

January 18, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it has expanded a missile defense system with the addition of longer range, more precise interception capabilities. more »»

Ivory Coast seeks end to unrest as gunfire cuts off port

January 18, 2017

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Gunfire cut off access to Ivory Coast's largest commercial port on Wednesday as officials pleaded with security forces to end the unrest that has shaken Africa's... more »»

 
 

 

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