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The Latest: UAE official says tanker sent no distress call

July 16, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on tensions in the Persian Gulf amid a crisis between the United States and Iran (all times local):

7:05 p.m. more »»

Cryptocurrencies, digital tax top the agenda for G-7 meeting

July 16, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Finance officials from the Group of Seven rich democracies will weigh risks from new digital currencies and debate how to tax tech companies like Google and Amazon when they meet in... more »»

Von der Leyen confirmed as new European Commission president

July 16, 2019

BRUSSELS (AP) — Ursula von der Leyen was confirmed as the new European Commission president Tuesday, becoming the first woman to hold one of the most prestigious positions in the European Union. more »»

The Latest: German minister confirmed for top EU post

July 16, 2019

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the EU parliament vote on European Commission president (all times local):

7:35 p.. more »»

African man escaped a massacre, but death followed

July 16, 2019

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — When an armed conflict erupted in his village in Congo, Blaise Matshieba Nduluyele fled from the carnage. more »»

Building collapses in India; 10 dead, several feared trapped

July 16, 2019

MUMBAI, India (AP) — A four-story dilapidated residential building collapsed Tuesday in Mumbai, India's financial and entertainment capital, killing at least 10 people, an official said. more »»

Officials: Migrants return to bombed Libya detention center

July 16, 2019

PARIS (AP) — A Libyan detention center where an airstrike killed more than 50 people two weeks ago is filling with migrants again, and work has resumed at a nearby weapons workshop, despite calls... more »»

UN health agency calls emergency meeting on Ebola outbreak

July 16, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization is convening a meeting of experts on Wednesday to decide whether the Ebola outbreak should be declared an international emergency after... more »»

Ukrainian hacker sought by US arrested

July 16, 2019

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine has arrested an alleged major computer hacker who has been sought by the United States for years. more »»

US fears Iran seized UAE-based tanker in Strait of Hormuz

July 16, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A small oil tanker from the United Arab Emirates traveling through the Strait of Hormuz entered Iranian waters and turned off its tracker two days ago, leading... more »»

Greece: Suspect charged for US scientist's slaying in Crete

July 16, 2019

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A 27-year-old man was charged with murder and rape Tuesday in the killing of an American scientist who disappeared on the Greek island of Crete and whose body was found in a... more »»

78 dead in Nepal as flooding wreaks havoc in South Asia

July 16, 2019

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Monsoon flooding and landslides continued to cause havoc in South Asia on Tuesday, with the death toll rising to 78 in Nepal and authorities in neighboring northeastern Indi... more »»

Zimbabwe's civil servants protest pay as inflation hits 176%

July 16, 2019

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Representatives of Zimbabwe's government workers Tuesday protested against what they called "slave salaries" as inflation almost doubled to 176%, a decade high that... more »»

Africans flee to South America on dangerous journey to US

July 16, 2019

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — When an armed conflict erupted in his village in Congo, Blaise Matshieba Nduluyele fled from the carnage. more »»

Hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' data; Russian tie seen

July 16, 2019

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarian officials said Tuesday that unidentified hackers have stolen the personal details of millions of people from Bulgaria's national revenue agency and noted a... more »»

Building collapses in India; 7 dead, several feared trapped

July 16, 2019

MUMBAI, India (AP) — A four-story residential building collapsed Tuesday in Mumbai, India's financial and entertainment capital, killing at least seven people, an official said. more »»

Donors suspend funds for Poland's Jewish museum

July 16, 2019

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Jewish association says some private donors to Poland's renowned Jewish history museum have suspended funding out of concerns about the government's failure to renew the... more »»

Thailand's new Cabinet sworn in, ending rule by army junta

July 16, 2019

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's new Cabinet was sworn in Tuesday, creating a nominally elected government after five years of military rule but keeping power in the hands of the same allies of the army. more »»

Police to charge suspect in US scientist's slaying in Crete

July 16, 2019

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A 27-year-old man has been arrested on murder charges on the Greek island of Crete after the body of American scientist Suzanne Eaton was found in a tunnel formerly used as ... more »»

 
 

 

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