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The Latest: Zimbabwe charges labor leader with subversion

January 21, 2019

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's ongoing protests and turmoil. (all times local):

5:28 p.. more »»

Fear and zeal over more guns in violence-plagued Brazil

January 21, 2019

SAO GONCALO, Brazil (AP) — Fearing for his safety amid rising crime in Latin America's largest nation, Paulo Alberto joined a gun club three years ago and learned to shoot. more »»

The Latest: Poland suggests time limit on Irish backstop

January 21, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local):

2 p.m. more »»

China says doctor behind gene-edited babies acted on his own

January 21, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese investigators have determined that the doctor behind the reported birth of two babies whose genes had been edited in hopes of making them resistant to the AIDS virus acted... more »»

Reinvented legacy: Nazi's paintings fund foundation for Jews

January 21, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — When Hilde Schramm inherited several paintings collected by her father, Hitler's chief architect and Armaments Minister Albert Speer, she was only sure of one thing: she didn't want... more »»

EU's antitrust cop lays groundwork for more tech scrutiny

January 21, 2019

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Silicon Valley's notorious nemesis, Margrethe Vestager, plans to end her term as the European Union's antitrust enforcer this year with a bang, laying out a long-term... more »»

Colombian rebels claim responsibility for deadly car bombing

January 21, 2019

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The National Liberation Army has claimed responsibility for a car bombing at a Colombian police academy that left 21 dead and dozens more wounded. more »»

Israel says its jets struck Iranian military sites in Syria

January 21, 2019

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said its jets struck a series of Iranian military targets in Syria early Monday, an announcement that was a rare departure from Israel's years-long policy of... more »»

Iraq says goodbye to its beloved archaeologist al-Gailani

January 21, 2019

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq on Monday mourned the loss of Lamia al-Gailani, a beloved archaeologist who helped rebuild the Baghdad museum after it was looted following the 2003 U.S. more »»

China grants Ivanka Trump 5 trademarks amid trade talks

January 21, 2019

SHANGHAI (AP) — The Chinese government has granted Ivanka Trump's company preliminary approval for another five trademarks this month, as her father's administration pushes ahead on trade... more »»

More sexual abuse claims rock South Korean skating

January 21, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — More South Korean female skaters are accusing their coaches of sexually abusing them, a group representing the athletes disclosed Monday following claims by two-time... more »»

Taliban target military base, police center, killing 12

January 21, 2019

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A coordinated Taliban assault on a military base and police training center in eastern Afghanistan on Monday morning killed at least 12 and wounded over 30 people,... more »»

Filipino Muslims vote on autonomy after long peace effort

January 21, 2019

MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — Muslims in the southern Philippines voted Monday in a referendum on a new autonomous region that seeks to end nearly half a century of unrest, in what their leaders are... more »»

Ex-Nissan chairman Ghosn asks for bail, promises not to flee

January 21, 2019

TOKYO (AP) — Nissan's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn is promising to wear an electronic monitoring ankle bracelet, give up his passport and pay for security guards approved by prosecutors to gain... more »»

China's 2018 economic growth sinks to 3-decade low

January 21, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — China's 2018 economic growth fell to a three-decade low, adding to pressure on Beijing to settle a tariff war with Washington.

The world's second-largest economy expanded by 6. more »»

Filipino Muslims vote in referendum on autonomous region

January 21, 2019

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Muslims in the southern Philippines voted Monday in a referendum on a new autonomous region that seeks to end nearly half a century of unrest, in what their leaders are... more »»

Oxfam says world wealth gap widening, advocates fairer taxes

January 21, 2019

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Wealth inequality around the world is "out of control" and doing particular harm to women, anti-poverty campaigner Oxfam warned Monday ahead of the annual gathering of... more »»

Survey: Workers trust their employer over other institutions

January 21, 2019

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — With trust in governments taking a hit since the global financial crisis, people around the world view their employer as the most trusted institution in their lives,... more »»

In rare move, Israel confirms attacking Iran forces in Syria

January 21, 2019

JERUSALEM (AP) — In an extraordinary statement, the Israeli military confirmed early Monday that it attacked Iranian military targets in Syria, hours after carrying out a rare daylight air raid... more »»

Death toll reaches 85 in Mexico fuel pipeline fire horror

January 21, 2019

TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico (AP) — People in the town where a gasoline explosion killed at least 85 people say the section of pipeline that gushed fuel has been a habitual gathering site for thieves,... more »»

 
 

 

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