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The Latest: Catalan official rules out holding new election

October 18, 2017

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the Spain-Catalonia political crisis (all times local):

2 p.m. more »»

Provocative sculpture rejected by Louvre finds new home

October 18, 2017

PARIS (AP) — A huge abstract sculpture deemed too obscene for the regal gardens of the Louvre Museum has found a new home at Paris' edgier Pompidou Cente. more »»

Spanish premier urges Catalan secession leaders to back down

October 18, 2017

MADRID (AP) — Spain's prime minister on Wednesday urged Catalonia's leaders to back down from their bid to gain independence for the region, a day before a central government deadline that could... more »»

Swedish police station damaged in explosion, no injuries

October 18, 2017

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A powerful explosion caused serious damage to a police station in southern Sweden early Wednesday, authorities said, adding that there were no injuries and nobody has... more »»

Bosnian Serbs pass resolution against NATO membership

October 18, 2017

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnian Serb lawmakers passed a non-binding resolution Wednesday opposing the country's potential membership in NATO, a symbolic measure that's part of... more »»

Diplomats from US, S. Korea, Japan discuss N. Korean threat

October 18, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Senior officials from the United States, South Korea and Japan reaffirmed their countries' commitment Wednesday to finding a diplomatic solution to the threat posed by... more »»

5 things to know about China's twice-a-decade party congress

October 18, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — The crucial parts will be held behind closed doors, but journalists, academics and more than a billion Chinese citizens will be closely watching for any public hints signaling... more »»

Portugal's interior minister resigns over wildfires response

October 18, 2017

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Portuguese government minister in charge of emergency services resigned Wednesday after 106 people were killed in wildfires this yea. more »»

Xi urges stronger Chinese stand against 'grim' challenges

October 18, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday urged a reinvigorated Communist Party to take a stronger role in society and economic development to better address the nation's "grim"... more »»

UN, US failed to prevent ethnic cleansing in South Sudan

October 18, 2017

YEI, South Sudan (AP) — Until the summer of 2016, South Sudan's Yei region was a leafy oasis in the midst of the country's civil war. more »»

German police conduct series of raids on Hells Angels

October 18, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — More than 700 German police officers have raided buildings used by a local chapter of the Hells Angels biker gang near the western city of Duesseldorf after state authorities banned... more »»

Trump and the new politics of honoring war dead

October 18, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — After her Army son died in an armored vehicle rollover in Syria in May, Sheila Murphy says, she got no call or letter from President Donald Trump, even as she waited months for... more »»

Judge: Newest travel ban 'same maladies' as previous version

October 18, 2017

HONOLULU (AP) — Just hours before President Donald Trump's latest travel ban was to take full effect, a federal judge in Hawaii blocked the revised order, saying the policy has the same problems... more »»

As congressional investigations wear on, some eye a finish

October 18, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — As congressional investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 elections wear on in the Capitol, some lawmakers are starting to wonder when — and how — the probes will end. more »»

The Latest: Tibetan group protests at China Embassy in India

October 18, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the ruling Communist Party's congress meeting in Beijing (all times local):

3 p.m. more »»

Kenya election official resigns, says new vote not credible

October 18, 2017

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A top Kenyan electoral official resigned Wednesday, charging the presidential vote just eight days away cannot be credible as planned. more »»

Diplomats from Washington, Seoul, Tokyo talk N. Korea threat

October 18, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Diplomats from the United States, South Korea and Japan met in Seoul on Wednesday to discuss policy responses to North Korea's accelerating efforts to expand its nuclear... more »»

Xi urges stronger Chinese stand against "grim" challenges

October 18, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday urged a reinvigorated Communist Party to take on a more forceful role in society and economic development to better address "grim"... more »»

Files reveal details of US support for Indonesian massacre

October 18, 2017

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Declassified files have revealed new details of U.S. more »»

 
 

 

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