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In Congo, the Tshisekedi no one had expected takes power

January 23, 2019

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Felix Tshisekedi has emerged from his father's shadow to become Congo's next presiden. more »»

Seoul accuses Japanese patrol plane of threatening flight

January 23, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's military accused Japan of a "clear provocation" over what it said was a threatening low-altitude flight by a Japanese patrol plane over a South Korean... more »»

South Korea human rights body to investigate abuse in sports

January 23, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's human rights commission plans to interview thousands of adult and child athletes about a culture of abuse in sports after a wave of female athletes came... more »»

Givenchy flies high as Lagerfeld is absent at Chanel couture

January 23, 2019

PARIS (AP) — It's snowing in Paris, but not at Chanel, which showcased 18th-century-inspired couture that frothed inside a sunlit Italian villa. more »»

Australia asks about dual citizen reported missing in China

January 23, 2019

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government said on Wednesday it is seeking information about a Chinese-Australian writer who has been reported missing in China. more »»

Amid wall debate, pope visits Panama with migration in mind

January 23, 2019

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is looking to leave the sex abuse scandal buffeting his papacy behind as he heads to Central America amid a standoff over President Donald Trump's promised wall a... more »»

Venezuela's invigorated opposition take streets in key test

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 »»

A look at Malaysia's monarchy before sultans pick next king

January 23, 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — After stripping Malaysia's royal families of some of their powers during his 22-year stint as prime minister, Mahathir Mohamad almost didn't make it to the... more »»

'Roma,' 'Cold War' among foreign-language Oscar nominees

January 23, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Five movies about individuals and families confronting social and historical tumult are competing in the Academy Awards' race for best foreign-language film. more »»

China demands US drop Huawei extradition request with Canada

January 23, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — China on Tuesday demanded the U.S. more »»

The Latest: Maduro fires back at US after criticism by Pence

January 22, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on a National Guard uprising in Venezuela (all times local):

7:35 p.m. more »»

Doping agency forgives Russia, but says more work needed

January 22, 2019

The World Anti-Doping Agency straddled the wide gulf between vindication and capitulation Tuesday, agreeing to keep Russia's anti-doping operation in business after receiving much-sought-after la... more »»

The Latest: Florida Republicans back Venezuela opposition

January 22, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on a National Guard uprising in Venezuela (all times local):

6:20 p.m. more »»

Singer Chris Brown released in Paris after rape complaint

January 22, 2019

PARIS (AP) — U.S. singer Chris Brown and two other people were released Tuesday from police custody after a woman filed a rape complaint against them, the Paris prosecutor's office sai. more »»

Russian police detain drunken man who hijacked plane

January 22, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian police detained a drunken man who threatened the crew of an passenger plane flying Tuesday from a Siberian city to Moscow, forcing it to land shortly after take-off. more »»

The Latest: Chris Brown released from custody in Paris

January 22, 2019

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on rape allegations against U.S. singer Chris Brown (all times local):

10:30 p.m.

The Paris prosecutor's office says that U.S. more »»

Greece removes ancient sites, museums, from development list

January 22, 2019

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's government has removed hundreds of archaeological museums, ancient sites and castles inadvertently put on a provisional list of properties up for private developmen... more »»

'Roma,' 'Cold War' among foreign-language Oscar nominees

January 22, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Five movies about individuals and families confronting social and historical tumult are competing in the Academy Awards' race for best foreign-language film. more »»

6 remain missing after Black Sea ship fire

January 22, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Ambulance crews on the Crimean Peninsula transported a dozen survivors of a ship fire to hospitals on Tuesday while six of their crewmates have remained missing in the Black Sea. more »»

Iran denounces German ban on its Mahan Air

January 22, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Foreign Ministry has denounced as "hasty and incorrect" a German ban on Iran's Mahan Air from landing in the country. more »»

 
 

 

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