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The Latest: Germany seeks migrant deals with Greece, Italy

August 13, 2018

MILAN (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):

3:05 p.m. more »»

EU seeks safe harbor for ship carrying 141 rescued migrants

August 13, 2018

MILAN (AP) — The European Commission said Monday that it is contact with a number of member states to identify a country willing to take 141 migrants picked up by a rescue ship, after the French... more »»

Greek island wildfire that forced villages to evacuate eases

August 13, 2018

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A large forest fire in Greece that forced the evacuation of two villages overnight on the island of Evia was abating Monday but was not fully controlled yet. more »»

China to UN panel: No arbitrary detention in Uighur region

August 13, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — China insisted Monday there is no "arbitrary detention" and there are no "re-education centers" in its western Xinjiang region, rejecting concerns raised by a U.N. more »»

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa urges nation to move beyond elections

August 13, 2018

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's president has called on the troubled country to unite and "put the election period behind us and embrace the future" in his first public address since winning... more »»

Norwegian minister quits after private trips to Iran, China

August 13, 2018

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway's fishery minister has stepped down after harsh criticism for not informing the government of his private trips abroad to Iran and China. more »»

The Latest: Scores killed fighting Taliban in Afghan city

August 13, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the fighting between the Taliban and Afghan security forces in the city of Ghazni (all times local):

3:40 p.m. more »»

Boardwalk collapses in Spanish city during concert, 313 hurt

August 13, 2018

MADRID (AP) — An oceanside boardwalk collapsed during a nighttime concert in the Spanish city of Vigo, injuring 313 people, five of them seriously, authorities said Monda. more »»

Syrian group: Death toll in blast in rebel town rises to 67

August 13, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian search-and-rescue group says the death toll from an explosion that destroyed two apartment buildings in a rebel-held town in the country's northwest the previous day has... more »»

Turkish central bank tries to contain currency crisis

August 13, 2018

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's central bank announced a series of measures on Monday to free up cash for banks as the country grapples with a currency crisis sparked by concerns over President... more »»

AP Interview: Malaysia's Mahathir aims to scrap China deals

August 13, 2018

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's prime minister said Monday he will seek to cancel multibillion-dollar Chinese-backed infrastructure projects that were signed by his predecessor as his... more »»

Rival Korea leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September

August 13, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The rival Koreas announced Monday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet in Pyongyang sometime in September, while their... more »»

Death toll from quake that hit Indonesian island passes 430

August 13, 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The death toll from the earthquake that rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok a week ago has passed 430 and the government is estimating economic losses will exceed... more »»

Rival Korea leaders to meet in Pyongyang; date not yet fixed

August 13, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The rival Koreas announced Monday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet in Pyongyang sometime in Septembe. more »»

The Latest: Rival Koreas to meet in Pyongyang; date not set

August 13, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on talks between officials from North and South Korea (all times local):

2:45 p.m. more »»

Now with power to long rule China, Xi beset by challenges

August 13, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — As China's leaders gather for their annual Yellow Sea retreat, the country's political waters are looking choppy. more »»

Rival Koreas discuss possible leaders' summit in Pyongyang

August 13, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A senior North Korean official suggested Monday that the leaders of North and South Korea may meet in Pyongyang, as envoys from the rival nations discussed setting a... more »»

9 people killed in Taiwan nursing home fire; 16 hurt

August 13, 2018

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A fire at a nursing home in Taiwan early Monday left nine people dead and 16 injured. more »»

China's Xi beset by economic, political challenges

August 13, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — As China's leaders gather for their annual Yellow Sea retreat, the country's political waters are looking choppy. more »»

2, including Chinese tourist, killed in Kenya hippo attacks

August 13, 2018

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Chinese tourist was attacked and killed by a hippo while taking pictures on the edge of Lake Naivasha in Kenya's Rift Valley, just hours after a local fisherman was mauled... more »»

 
 

 

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