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Russia: Spy arrests reflect anti-corruption fight

May 20, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says the arrest of three senior officers of Russia's top spy agency reflects a no-holds-barred fight against corruption. more »»

Prominent Congolese politician Katumbi returns from exile

May 20, 2019

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Prominent Congolese businessman and onetime presidential hopeful Moise Katumbi returned Monday after three years in political exile to large crowds in his hometown of... more »»

Palestinians say US conference doomed without political plan

May 20, 2019

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian prime minister said Monday that any American peace plan that ignores the Palestinian people's political aspirations for an independent state is doomed to fail. more »»

Journalists quit Russia's leading business daily over report

May 20, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Leading journalists at Russia's main business daily newspaper say they have been forced to quit over an article that predicted the resignation of the speaker of the country's upper... more »»

7 dead in southern Mali after attack near Burkina Faso

May 20, 2019

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Authorities in Mali say at least seven people are dead after an attack in Koury, near the West African country's troubled border with Burkina Faso. more »»

Austria in political chaos after scandal fells coalition

May 20, 2019

VIENNA (AP) — Political chaos reigned in Austria on Monday, two days after the chancellor called for a new election and pulled the plug on his governing coalition with the far-right Freedom Party... more »»

UN health chief warns of 'very high' risk of Ebola spread

May 20, 2019

GENEVA (AP) — The head of the U.N. health agency says the risk that the Ebola virus will spread remains "very high. more »»

5 Catalan separatist leaders escorted to Spanish Parliament

May 20, 2019

MADRID (AP) — The five separatist leaders on trial for Catalonia's 2017 secession attempt who were elected to the Spanish Parliament last month picked up their official credentials under police... more »»

Trump warns Iran not to threaten US or it will face 'end'

May 20, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — President Donald Trump warned Iran early on Monday not to threaten the United States again or it'll face its "official end," shortly after a rocket landed near... more »»

Ukraine's new leader gets sworn in, dissolves parliament

May 20, 2019

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has sought to capitalize on his huge popularity, dissolving the country's parliament Monday minutes after he was sworn in as president. more »»

Austrian interior minister's job on the line after scandal

May 20, 2019

VIENNA (AP) — Political chaos reigned in Austria on Monday, two days after the chancellor called for a new election and pulled the plug on his ruling coalition with the far-right Freedom Party,... more »»

Retrial of 'Sharia police' suspects opens in Germany

May 20, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — Seven men accused of posing as a self-styled "Sharia police" in Germany have gone on trial for the second time, on charges they violated rules on wearing uniforms. more »»

Turkey seeks 249 suspects over cheating at ministry exam

May 20, 2019

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Authorities in Turkey have issued detention warrants for 249 people as part of an investigation into alleged cheating during exams to recruit staff to the country's foreign... more »»

The Latest: Russia voices hope of improved ties with Ukraine

May 20, 2019

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on Ukrainian politics (all times local):

1.10 p.m. more »»

South Korea vows to send aid to North quickly, may send food

May 20, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea vowed Monday to move quickly on plans to provide $8 million worth of medical and nutritional aid for North Korean children through U.. more »»

Palestinians give cool reception to US peace conference

May 20, 2019

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian prime minister said Monday that any American peace plan that ignores the Palestinian people's political aspirations for an independent state is doomed to fail. more »»

Anti-arms trade protests as Saudi freighter docks in Italy

May 20, 2019

ROME (AP) — A Saudi Arabian freighter allegedly carrying weapons that could be used in the war in Yemen has docked at the Italian port of Genoa, despite protests by harbor workers. more »»

Sweden requests detention order for WikiLeaks' Assange

May 20, 2019

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish authorities on Monday issued a request for a detention order against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now jailed in Britain, a Swedish prosecutor said. more »»

South Africa ex-president Jacob Zuma in court for corruption

May 20, 2019

PIETERMARITZBURG, South Africa (AP) — Former South African president Jacob Zuma is in court facing charges of corruption, money laundering and racketeering. more »»

Italy's Salvini furious as 47 migrants land despite his ban

May 20, 2019

MILAN (AP) — Italy's hard-line Interior Minister Matteo Salvini threatened possible legal action Monday after 47 migrants rescued at sea by a humanitarian aid ship landed on the southern Italian... more »»

 
 

 

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