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Beijing: Anti-China forces are criticizing Uighur crackdown

August 14, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — China blamed "anti-China forces" on Tuesday for the growing criticism of Beijing's policies in a far western region where large groups of ethnic Uighurs are being detained in... more »»

Australia archbishop gets house detention for abuse cover-up

August 14, 2018

NEWCASTLE, Australia (AP) — The most senior Roman Catholic cleric convicted of covering up child sex abuse was ordered by an Australian court Tuesday to serve his 1-year sentence in home detentio... more »»

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

August 14, 2018

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

UN report: Up to 30,000 Islamic State members in Iraq, Syria

August 13, 2018

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Islamic State extremist group has up to 30,000 members roughly equally distributed between Syria and Iraq and its global network poses a rising threat — as does al-Qaida... more »»

Israel detains prominent Jewish-American critic at airport

August 13, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — A prominent Jewish-American commentator who has been critical of Israel's policies said Monday that he was detained by Israeli airport authorities and interrogated about his... more »»

UAE responds to AP report on deals with al-Qaida in Yemen

August 13, 2018

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates on Monday said it was actively fighting al-Qaida's branch in Yemen after an Associated Press report outlined how Emirati forces cut... more »»

UK Labour leader under fire over Palestinian wreath-laying

August 13, 2018

LONDON (AP) — British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, who is facing allegations of enabling anti-Semitism, acknowledged Monday that he was present at a wreath-laying to Palestinians allegedly... more »»

Male model convicted of murdering rival after online feud

August 13, 2018

LONDON (AP) — A British fashion model has been convicted of murdering a more successful rival after a social media-fueled dispute. more »»

Key Afghan city turned into 'ghost town' by deadly battles

August 13, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Hundreds of people have fled four days of fierce fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban over the key provincial capital of Ghazni that has killed about 120... more »»

Syria vows to help refugees return, wants sanctions lifted

August 13, 2018

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian government officials vowed Monday to ensure the safe return of refugees and urged Western countries to encourage the process by lifting sanctions. more »»

The Latest: Scores killed in battle for key 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):

8:45 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Malta rescues 114 migrants from sinking dinghy

August 13, 2018

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

6:00 p.m. more »»

3 WWII bombs removed from Baltic Sea resort in Poland

August 13, 2018

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — More than 2,000 people were evacuated Monday while Polish navy experts removed three World War II bombs from the Baltic Sea bed at the vacation resort of Kolobrze. more »»

Court orders former Armenian president released from jail

August 13, 2018

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The lawyer for former Armenian President Robert Kocharian says he has been released from custody on a court order. more »»

Tunisian leader backs equal inheritance rights for women

August 13, 2018

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's president promised Monday to submit a bill to parliament soon that aims to give women equal inheritance rights with men, as debate over the topic of inheritance... more »»

Helicopter crashes in Tajikistan's Pamir Mountains, 5 dead

August 13, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — A helicopter carrying climbers in Tajikistan crash-landed in the Central Asian nation's mountains, killing five of the 18 people on board, a Tajik official said Monday. more »»

Germany's Merkel slaps down talk of working with leftists

August 13, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday slapped down an ally's suggestion that her conservatives could work with the post-communist Left Party in the country's east, an idea that... more »»

120 Afghan forces, civilians killed in battle with Taliban

August 13, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Four days of ferocious fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban over a key provincial capital has claimed the lives of about 100 Afghan policemen and soldiers and... more »»

Glider plane crashes in French Alps, killing man and teen

August 13, 2018

PARIS (AP) — The French Alps' high mountain police force says a small glider plane has crashed despite "excellent" weather, killing two Austrians onboard. more »»

Turkey tries to contain crisis but currency keeps falling

August 13, 2018

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's central bank took action Monday to free up cash for banks as the country grapples with a currency crisis sparked by concerns over President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's... more »»

 
 

 

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