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Myanmar government under Suu Kyi cracks down on journalists

February 16, 2018

BANGKOK (AP) — When five Myanmar journalists were sentenced to decadelong prison terms for reporting the alleged existence of a military-run chemical weapons factory in Myanmar a few years ago,... more »»

US says detainee studied in Louisiana, became IS fighter

February 15, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — He was an unruly college student in Louisiana where he mixed booze and gambling with classes on electrical engineerin. more »»

Borneo's orangutan population plunged by 100,000 since 1999

February 15, 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The most comprehensive study of Borneo's orangutans estimates their numbers have plummeted by more than 100,000 since 1999, as the palm oil and paper industries shrink... more »»

Russian mother grieves for son killed by US strike in Syria

February 15, 2018

KEDROVOYE, Russia (AP) — For Russian mother Farkhanur Gavrilova, the blow came a week ago when an acquaintance called her to say that her son was killed in a U.S. more »»

Court received 1.17 million war crimes claims from Afghans

February 15, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Since the International Criminal Court began collecting material three months ago for a possible war crimes case involving Afghanistan, it has gotten a staggering 1. more »»

'3 Billboards' protest in London for high-rise fire victims

February 15, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Activists for victims of a deadly London high-rise fire have taken inspiration from an Academy Award-nominated film to press for more action by police. more »»

Tense times in US-Turkey relations as officials huddle

February 15, 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — The specter of a U.S. more »»

The Latest: Tillerson: Kurds never got heavy weapons from US

February 15, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Lebanon (all times local):

3:55 p.m.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the U.S. more »»

South African limbo ends with new president, Cyril Ramaphosa

February 15, 2018

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Cyril Ramaphosa became South Africa's president with a message of clean government and inclusiveness on Thursday, stirring the hopes of many South Africans that he... more »»

English ex-soccer coach convicted of 43 sex-abuse charges

February 15, 2018

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Barry Bennell shook his head and muttered to himself as the final guilty verdicts were read out, seemingly unrepentant until the end. more »»

The Latest: UN says Syria envoy overstated fatalities

February 15, 2018

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local):

8:10 p.m.

The United Nations says the U.N. more »»

Ethiopia's prime minister submits resignation after protests

February 15, 2018

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia's prime minister announced Thursday he has submitted a resignation letter after the worst anti-government protests in a quarter-century, saying he hoped the... more »»

Vatican seeks to defuse scandal, says pope meets victims

February 15, 2018

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican said Thursday that Pope Francis meets frequently with victims of sexual abuse, seeking to defuse a mounting scandal over his unbridled support for a Chilean bishop... more »»

Russia: 5 citizens probably killed by US strike in Syria

February 15, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — After a week of unanswered questions, Russia acknowledged Thursday that five of its citizens may have been killed by a U.S. strike in Syria, the first time Russians have died at U.. more »»

Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa's new president

February 15, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday was sworn in as South Africa's new president after the resignation of Jacob Zuma, whose scandals brought the storied African National Congress to... more »»

Hearse with Denmark prince leaves for Copenhagen chapel

February 15, 2018

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Draped in a Danish flag bearing the royal coat of arms, the casket of Denmark's Prince Henrik — husband of Queen Margrethe — was taken on a stately procession through... more »»

The Latest: Ramaphosa takes oath as South Africa's president

February 15, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on South Africa's leadership transition (all times local):

5:30 p.m. more »»

3 skiers die in avalanche in the French Pyrenees

February 15, 2018

PARIS (AP) — Authorities say three skiers have died after being swept away by an avalanche in the French Pyrenees. more »»

The Latest: South Africa police seek fugitive in graft probe

February 15, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on South Africa's leadership transition (all times local):

5 p.m. more »»

 
 

 

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