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Syria: At least 22 killed in Idlib and Aleppo airstrikes

August 10, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — Government airstrikes on opposition-held territory in northwest Syria killed at least 22 people, a monitoring group said Friday, as the U.N. more »»

Arbitrary arrests, abuse the new norm in Nicaragua

August 10, 2018

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The 21-year-old university student, nearly two months pregnant, had hoped to escape Nicaragua with her boyfriend, but a police officer on a motorcycle blocked their path... more »»

Romanian expats stage huge anti-govt protest in Bucharest

August 10, 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Tens of thousands of Romanians flocked to an anti-government protest from places near and far as local residents joined a demonstration organized by expatriates Friday,... more »»

French police detain 2 campsite officials in flooding probe

August 10, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — French police detained two officials from a German association that operates a campsite in southern France where flooding danger prompted evacuations and a man was reported missing,... more »»

Shooting in Canadian city leaves 4 dead, including 2 police

August 10, 2018

TORONTO (AP) — A shooting in a small Canadian city Friday that left four people dead, including two police officers who were responding to a call of shots fired, struck a nerve in a country that... more »»

Video shows Cameroon's soldiers shooting cowering civilians

August 10, 2018

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — A "horrifying" video circulating on social media shows Cameroon's security forces shooting at least a dozen unarmed civilians during a counterterror operation in the Far... more »»

Secretly handmade for CIA: Pottery from Poland

August 10, 2018

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A newly declassified secret of the CIA's is the handiwork of experts in Poland: custom-made plates, bowls and other pieces of tableware painted with the U.S. more »»

Yemen's Shiite rebels welcome UN call for Saudi strike probe

August 10, 2018

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's Shiite rebels on Friday backed a U.N. more »»

Brazen Taliban attack raises pressure on Afghan forces

August 10, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A brazen and bloody overnight assault Friday by the Taliban on a key provincial capital in central Afghanistan has increased pressure on U.S. more »»

UN approves Chile's Bachelet as new human rights chief

August 10, 2018

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Michelle Bachelet's unanimous approval as the next U.N. more »»

Zimbabwe's opposition challenges election results in court

August 10, 2018

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's main opposition party on Friday filed a legal challenge to the results of the country's first election without Robert Mugabe on the ballot, alleging... more »»

Violence erupts amid Gaza cease-fire, 2 Palestinians killed

August 10, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — Violence erupted at the Gaza border Friday after the territory's militant Islamic Hamas rulers and Israel appeared to be honoring a cease-fire that ended two days of intense... more »»

The Latest: Israel says it struck Hamas position in Gaza

August 10, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on tensions between Israel and the Palestinians (all times local):

8:10 p.m. more »»

The Latest: French police detain 2 in flooded campsite probe

August 10, 2018

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on floods and poor weather in Europe (all times local):

6:50 p.m. more »»

9-year-old chess prodigy wins fight to stay in Britain

August 10, 2018

LONDON (AP) — A 9-year-old India-born chess prodigy whose fight to stay in Britain drew international attention can remain in the country, the U.K. government said Frida. more »»

Romanian expatriates stage anti-govt protest in Bucharest

August 10, 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Thousands of Romanians who live abroad flocked to an anti-government protest in Bucharest on Friday, urging the left-wing government to resign and call an early election. more »»

UN panel signals concern over China's treatment of Uighurs

August 10, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — A U.N. anti-discrimination committee is signaling concern over China's treatment of the Uighur Muslim minority as it considers Beijing's record over recent year. more »»

The Latest: Zimbabwe opposition challenges election in court

August 10, 2018

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's election (all times local):

5:20 p.m. more »»

Turkey shaken by financial fears, Trump rattles it further

August 10, 2018

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A financial shockwave ripped through Turkey on Friday as its currency nosedived on concerns about its economic policies and a dispute with the U.S. more »»

 
 

 

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