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The Latest: Turkey's FM, Tillerson confer over raid on Syria

January 20, 2018

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on developments related to Syria (all times local):

6:35 p.m. more »»

Paul Bocuse, globe-trotting master of French cuisine, dies

January 20, 2018

PARIS (AP) — Paul Bocuse, the master chef who defined French cuisine for more than half a century and put it on tables around the world, a man who raised the profile of top chefs from invisible... more »»

Germany's Social Democrats consider opening govt talks

January 20, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — The leaders of Germany's Social Democrats made a final push Saturday to try and convince party members to approve opening talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on... more »»

2 Americans, 2 Canadians abducted in Nigeria are freed

January 20, 2018

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Two Americans and two Canadians who were kidnapped in Nigeria's north-central Kaduna state on Tuesday have been freed and are in good condition, police said Saturday. more »»

French president warns that UK can't keep full access to EU

January 20, 2018

LONDON (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has suggested that Britain is likely to negotiate a unique relationship with the European Union before it leaves the bloc next year, while stressing... more »»

Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein nearing new leadership

January 20, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein is taking a step toward new leadership, as Mary Lou McDonald became the only candidate to replace outgoing leader Gerry Adam. more »»

Gabon says major ivory trafficking ring dismantled, 10 held

January 20, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Gabon says a major trafficking ring that smuggled six tons of ivory out of the country in 2017 has been dismantled, in a victory against poachers who have killed large numbers... more »»

Spain rescues 56 migrants crossing Mediterranean Sea

January 20, 2018

MADRID (AP) — Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 56 migrants trying to make the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea from Africa to European shore. more »»

Turkish ski bus accident kills 11, injures 44

January 20, 2018

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish officials say a bus carrying mostly people going on a ski trip has crashed into trees on the side of a road, killing 11 passengers and injuring 44 others. more »»

Kashmir fighting escalates between India, Pakistan

January 20, 2018

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian and Pakistani troops traded fire Saturday along their volatile frontier in Kashmir, killing at least four civilians and a soldier in the latest escalation of violenc... more »»

Strong emotions ahead in drama about Serbia's Milosevic

January 20, 2018

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Former Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic, considered the main architect of a decade of bloody wars in the Balkans, is not the first person who comes to mind when... more »»

North Korea offers to resume pre-Olympic visit to South

January 20, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday proposed sending a delegation led by the leader of a hugely popular girl band to South Korea to check preparations for a trip by a North Korean... more »»

South Africa's president under pressure at key party meeting

January 20, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The leadership of South Africa's ruling African National Congress party is holding a key meeting amid media reports of talks about the removal of President Jacob Zuma, whose... more »»

World moves closer to eradicating Guinea worm disease

January 20, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A new report says the world is moving closer to eradicating Guinea worm disease, in which a meter-long worm slowly emerges from a blister in a person's skin.

The U.S. more »»

Russian police face the unexpected: crocodile in basement

January 20, 2018

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian police had an unexpected encounter while searching a house in St. Petersburg — a crocodile in the basement.

The Fontanka. more »»

Thai police arrest suspected kingpin of wildlife trafficking

January 20, 2018

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police have arrested a suspected kingpin of wildlife trafficking who allegedly fueled much of Asia's illegal trade for over a decade, officials said Saturday. more »»

Analysis: Trump support carries rewards and risks for Israel

January 20, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — From recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital to cutting aid to Palestinians, President Donald Trump has given Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the unprecedented gift of strong... more »»

South Korea asks North to explain canceled visit

January 20, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Saturday requested North Korea to explain why it abruptly canceled plans to send a delegation over the weekend to prepare for a visit by an art troupe... more »»

Pope to visit Peruvian region hard hit by El Nino floods

January 20, 2018

LIMA, Peru (AP) — When Pope Francis travels Saturday to northern Peru he will find a region still reeling from devastating floods nearly a year ago that toppled hundreds of thousands of homes,... more »»

Church conservatives question pope's airborne nuptials

January 20, 2018

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The honeymoon, as it were, is apparently over. more »»

 
 

 

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