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Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protests

July 20, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Police in Hong Kong discovered a stash of a powerful homemade explosive as the semi-autonomous Chinese city readied for another major pro-democracy protest on Sunda. more »»

Ahead of vote, Ukrainian museum shows 'election trash'

July 20, 2019

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Darth Vader costume, playground equipment, pastries and boxes of food all are part of an exhibit at Ukraine's National History Museum displaying the colorful behavior and... more »»

Putin: Russians, Ukrainians are 'one people'

July 20, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he believes Russians and Ukrainians constitute one nation and that the countries should find a way to integrate. more »»

The Latest: Germany condemns Iran's seizure of British ships

July 20, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments related to tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local):

4:00 p.m. more »»

Iran says its seizure of British ship a 'reciprocal' move

July 20, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A powerful council in Iran said Saturday the country's seizure of a British oil tanker in the strategic Strait of Hormuz was in response to Britain's role in impounding an... more »»

Milan magistrate Borrelli, led '90s kickback probes, dies

July 20, 2019

ROME (AP) — Francesco Saverio Borrelli, who as Milan chief prosecutor led the 1990s corruption probes which toppled Italy's long-ruling political class, has died. He was 89. more »»

Iran, UK appear to seek de-escalation despite tanker seizure

July 20, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran and Britain appeared to signal Saturday that they are not seeking confrontation, a day after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker in the strategic Strait of Hormuz, a... more »»

Veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Yam stabbed at event in China

July 20, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — Veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Yam was stabbed in the stomach Saturday while attending an event in southern China, with police saying his injuries were not life-threatening. more »»

Monsoon flooding death toll rises to 152 in South Asia

July 20, 2019

GAUHATI, India (AP) — The death toll in monsoon flooding in South Asia has risen to 152 as millions of people and animals continue to face the brunt in three countries, officials said Saturday. more »»

Germany marks 75th anniversary of plot to kill Hitler

July 20, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — Germany is marking the 75th anniversary of the most famous plot to kill Adolf Hitler, paying tribute to the conspirators who were executed for trying to assassinate the Nazi dictator. more »»

Iran says British tanker seized because of collision

July 20, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker was allegedly due to a collision with an Iranian fishing boat, the country's state-run IRNA news agency said Saturday. more »»

Japan vows action if S. Korea hurts companies in trade row

July 20, 2019

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's foreign minister said Tokyo will take "necessary measures" against South Korea if interests of Japanese companies are harmed in an escalating dispute over World War II forced... more »»

Besieged Puerto Rico governor goes quiet amid protests

July 20, 2019

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — In the Spanish colonial fortress that serves as his official residence, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is under siege. more »»

Suspect in Japan anime studio arson reportedly had grudge

July 20, 2019

TOKYO (AP) — The man suspected of setting ablaze a beloved Japanese animation studio, killing 33 people, was raging about theft and witnesses and media reported he had a grudge against the... more »»

Iran's seizure of UK tanker in Gulf seen as escalation

July 20, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker Friday and briefly detained a second vessel in the Strait of Hormuz, intensifying tensions in the strategic waterway that has become a... more »»

UK lawmakers warn of lost residency rights in no-deal Brexit

July 20, 2019

BRUSSELS (AP) — British lawmakers met the European Union's chief Brexit negotiator on Friday, seeking an iron-clad guarantee that the 1.3 million U.K. more »»

The Latest: Gulf incidents rattle shipping industry

July 19, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments related to tensions between the U.S and Iran (all times local):

4 a.m. more »»

Besieged Puerto Rico governor goes quiet amid protests

July 19, 2019

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — In the Spanish colonial fortress that serves as his official residence, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is under siege. more »»

South Africa's president accused of misleading Parliament

July 19, 2019

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African corruption watchdog on Friday said President Cyril Ramaphosa "deliberately misled" Parliament about a campaign contribution, a setback for a leader who has... more »»

 
 

 

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