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Dozens missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

June 26, 2017

GUATAPE, Colombia (AP) — A tourist boat packed with about 160 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized Sunday on a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin, leaving at least six people... more »»

 
 
 
9 dead, 28 missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

June 26, 2017

GUATAPE, Colombia (AP) — A tourist boat packed with about 170 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized Sunday on a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin, leaving nine people dead and 2... more »»

Center-right set to win top race in Italian mayoral runoffs

June 25, 2017

ROME (AP) — Exit polls early Monday indicated that center-right forces, including an anti-immigrant party, were headed to victory in several key mayoral runoffs, two weeks after a first round of... more »»

Italy giving 5.2B euros in resources to keep 2 banks open

June 25, 2017

ROME (AP) — The Italian government on Sunday made 5.2 billion euros ($. more »»

Turkey rejects Arab terms to Qatar, US urges sides to talk

June 25, 2017

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's president on Sunday rejected a demand by major Arab states to remove Turkish troops from Qatar, among a sweeping list of ultimatums that the United States has described a... more »»

The Latest: 153 killed in Pakistan tanker fire

June 25, 2017

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — The Latest on an oil tanker fire in Pakistan that killed more than 140 people (all times local):

12:20 a.m. more »»

Israel strikes targets in Syria for 2nd day

June 25, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military on Sunday said it attacked a series of targets belonging to the Syrian military, after several projectiles from neighboring Syria landed in the... more »»

UK: All samples from high-rise towers fail fire safety tests

June 25, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The list of high-rise apartment towers in Britain that have failed fire safety tests grew to 60, officials said Sunday, revealing the mounting challenge the government faces in the... more »»

Iran's president condemns 'siege' of Qatar by Arab nations

June 25, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president Hassan Rouhani has told the Qatari Emir that the "siege of Qatar is not acceptable for us," according to the office of the presidency's website. more »»

In about face, Israel freezes Western Wall mixed prayer plan

June 25, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli government froze a long-overdue plan Sunday to open a mixed-gender prayer area at Jerusalem's Western Wall, a major policy reversal that infuriated the liberal stream... more »»

LGBT activists prevented from assembling in Istanbul

June 25, 2017

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish police stopped activists for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights from gathering in large numbers for LGBT pride in Istanbul on Sunday, but smaller groups mad... more »»

Forest fire in Spain threatens renowned national park

June 25, 2017

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of at least 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity and endangered species,... more »»

Over 150 dead as overturned fuel truck explodes in Pakistan

June 25, 2017

BAHAWALPUR, Pakistan (AP) — Alerted by an announcement over a mosque's loudspeaker that an overturned tanker truck had sprung a leak, scores of villagers raced to the scene with fuel containers... more »»

Scores missing in massive China landslide; 10 bodies found

June 25, 2017

MAO COUNTY, China (AP) — Rescuers recovered 10 bodies and were still searching for 93 missing people on Sunday, a day after a massive landslide buried a picturesque mountain village in... more »»

The Latest: Toll from Pakistan tanker fire climbs to 153

June 25, 2017

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — The Latest on an oil tanker fire in Pakistan that killed more than 140 people (all times local):

8:20 p.m. more »»

UK: All building cladding samples tested failed fire safety

June 25, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Britain's government urged local officials across the country Sunday to urgently submit samples of tower block cladding after tests found that all samples tested so far have failed... more »»

Istanbul Pride march to go on despite governor's ban

June 25, 2017

ISTANBUL (AP) — Activists for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights said they will march for LGBT pride in Istanbul on Sunday, despite a ban by the governor. more »»

Japan marks 75 years of Vatican ties with Noh theater show

June 25, 2017

ROME (AP) — Japan has marked the 75th anniversary of diplomatic ties with the Holy See with a performance of ancient traditional Noh theater in Rome. more »»

UK: 6 hurt as vehicle strikes people at Muslim prayer event

June 25, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Six people, including three children, were injured Sunday after a car ran into pedestrians outside a sports center in the northern English city of Newcastle where people gathered to... more »»

Overturned oil tanker explodes in Pakistan, killing 153

June 25, 2017

BAHAWALPUR, Pakistan (AP) — An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing 153 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, a... more »»

Spain fights forest fire in Donana UNESCO nature reserve

June 25, 2017

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity, authorities said Sunday. more »»

 
 

 

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