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The Latest: Venezuelans in Spain protest Maduro's rule

January 23, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on nationwide protests in Venezuela (all times local):

3:50 p.m. more »»

Zimbabwe and world music star Oliver Mtukudzi dies at 66

January 23, 2019

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — One of Zimbabwe and Africa's most iconic musicians, Oliver Mtukudzi, died on Wednesday at age 66 after decades of rollicking, captivating performances won him devoted fans... more »»

Report: Iran court sentences whistle-blower to 5 years

January 23, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The official IRNA news agency reports that an Iranian court has sentenced a prominent journalist to five years in prison. more »»

The Latest: Official says EU needs clarity to delay Brexit

January 23, 2019

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):

6:55 p.. more »»

Venezuela's Guaido declares himself president amid protests

January 23, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has declared himself interim president in a defiant speech before masses of anti-government demonstrators who took to the street... more »»

Venezuelans fill streets clamoring for Maduro to step down

January 23, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Thousands of Venezuelans filled the streets Wednesday accusing embattled President Nicolas Maduro of usurping power and joining the nation's re-invigorated opposition... more »»

Sudan's president, facing protests, looks for aid from Qatar

January 23, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Sudan's embattled president on Wednesday met the ruler of the tiny, energy-rich nation of Qatar, likely looking for financial support amid weekslong protests... more »»

Egypt's el-Sissi says most painful of reforms is over

January 23, 2019

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's president said Wednesday that the most painful part of his ambitious economic reform program was over, but cautioned there was still some way to go before it's completed. more »»

At Davos, battle lines are drawn over trade and cooperation

January 23, 2019

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — World leaders in favor of international cooperation and free trade struck back Wednesday against the wave of populist nationalism that has featured more prominently than... more »»

The Latest: Japan bullish about foreign nuclear power market

January 23, 2019

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):

4:35 p.m. more »»

Royal mystery: Austrian feared kidnapped safe with family

January 23, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — Initial details of the reported daylight kidnapping of an elderly woman with links to Austro-Hungarian nobility made the apparent abduction in a small Austrian city sound like... more »»

The Latest: China takes shots at Trump trade policies

January 23, 2019

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):

3:50 p.m. more »»

Fire kills 7 siblings in Syrian capital Damascus

January 23, 2019

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Seven siblings were asleep in their apartment in the Syrian capital when a fire broke out and spread quickly, suffocating six in their bedroom and burning to death the... more »»

Zimbabwe's civil servants to strike on Friday over salaries

January 23, 2019

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe faces a new wave of unrest as the group representing government workers announced on Wednesday that civil servants across the country will go on strike after... more »»

Correction: France-Paris Fashion Week-Watch story

January 23, 2019

PARIS (AP) — In a story Jan. 22 about Paris Fashion Week, The Associated Press misidentified the singer of the arias played at the Givenchy show as Maria Callas. The singer was Montserrat Caballe. more »»

Unrest roils Venezuela amid new push to topple Maduro

January 23, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's re-invigorated opposition faces a crucial test Wednesday as it seeks to fill streets nationwide with protesters in an appeal to the military and the poor to... more »»

Japan's PM seeks trade reform as risks to world economy loom

January 23, 2019

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Japan's prime minister says China's slowing growth, Brexit woes and U.. more »»

Amid wall debate, pope says fear of migration makes us crazy

January 23, 2019

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis said Wednesday that fear of migration is "making us crazy" as he began a trip to central America amid a standoff over President Donald Trump's promised wall at th... more »»

AP Exclusive: Adoptee deported by US sues S. Korea, agency

January 23, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Adam Crapser lives in limbo, a stranger in South Korea, the country of his birth. more »»

The Latest: Pope announces visit to Japan in November

January 23, 2019

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on the pope's visit to Panama (all times local):

1:05 p.m. more »»

 
 

 

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