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GE announces deals worth over $1.4 billion with Saudi Arabia

May 23, 2016

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — General Electric Co. said Monday it made a series of deals with Saudi Arabia worth over $1. more »»

Tajikistan vote allows president to rule indefinitely

May 23, 2016

DUSHANBE, Tajikistan (AP) — People in the Central Asian nation of Tajikistan have voted overwhelmingly to approve changes to the Constitution allowing the longtime authoritarian president to rule... more »»

Wild US election fascinates, worries Iran after nuclear deal

May 23, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — After decades of officially-imposed detachment from the "Great Satan," Iranians are this time transfixed by the wild U.S. more »»

Germany's Bayer makes $62 billion offer for Monsanto

May 23, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — German drug and chemicals company Bayer AG announced Monday that it has made a $62 billion offer to buy U.S.-based crops and seeds specialist Monsant. more »»

Australian leader's poll numbers sag 2 weeks into campaign

May 23, 2016

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's popularity dipped slightly in a poll published Monday two weeks into what appears to be a tight campaign ahead of July 2... more »»

Hiroshima trip by Obama stirs differing views across Pacific

May 23, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — Two very different visions of the hell that is war are seared into the minds of World War II survivors on opposite sides of the Pacific. more »»

Obama looks to boost economic, security ties in Asia

May 23, 2016

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Barack Obama's mission in Vietnam and Japan is to build stronger economic and security ties with Asian-Pacific allies anxious about the rise of an increasingly... more »»

Obama's Hiroshima visit stirs differing views across Pacific

May 23, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — Two very different visions of the hell that is war are seared into the minds of World War II survivors on opposite sides of the Pacific. more »»

Egypt sends submarine to hunt for crashed jet's black boxes

May 23, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt sent a submarine Sunday to join the hunt for the flight recorders from the EgyptAir jetliner that crashed in the Mediterranean and killed all 66 people aboard, while hundreds o... more »»

Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of Fallujah

May 23, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address... more »»

Egypt sends submarine to hunt for crashed jet's black boxes

May 22, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt sent a submarine Sunday to join the hunt for the flight recorders from the EgyptAir jetliner that crashed in the Mediterranean and killed all 66 people aboard, while hundreds o... more »»

Ken Loach wins Palme d'Or at Cannes for "I, Daniel Blake."

May 22, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Veteran British director Ken Loach won his second Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival Sunday for "I, Daniel Blake" — a stark portrayal of a disabled man's struggle with the... more »»

Absentee ballot count to decide dead-heat Austrian election

May 22, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — With all direct ballots counted in Austria's presidential election Sunday, a right-wing politician was in a statistical dead heat with a challenger whose views stand in direct... more »»

UN envoy cites progress in Yemen talks, airstrikes continue

May 22, 2016

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Fragile peace talks aimed at ending fighting in Yemen are making progress as a truce largely holds, the U.N. more »»

Absentee ballot count to decide Austrian election

May 22, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — With all direct ballots counted in Austria's presidential election, a right-wing politician is in a neck-to-neck race with a challenger whose views stand in direct opposition to his... more »»

Turkey's Erdogan asks longtime ally to form new government

May 22, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has formally asked his trusted ally, Transport and Communications Minister Binali Yildirim, to form Turkey's next government. more »»

The Latest: Pakistan informed of drone hit on Taliban leader

May 22, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the killing of Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour in a drone strike (all times local):

9:30 p.. more »»

Afghan leaders see Taliban leader's death as hopeful sign

May 22, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The killing of Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour in a U.. more »»

Austrian presidential candidates both at 50 percent

May 22, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — Nearly final results for Austria's presidential election Sunday showed a right-wing politician neck-to-neck race with a challenger whose views stand in direct opposition to his... more »»

2 Indian climbers missing on Mount Everest after 2 die

May 22, 2016

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Two Indian climbers have gone missing on Mount Everest, an expedition organizer said Sunday, a day after two deaths from apparent altitude sickness were reported,... more »»

 
 

 

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