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Lebanese women look for greater role in parliament elections

January 21, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon is campaigning to get at least five times more women elected to parliament this spring in its first vote in nearly 10 years, the country's first women's affairs minister says. more »»

Pope wrapping up contentious, restive trip to Latin America

January 21, 2018

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Pope Francis is wrapping up the most contested, violent trip of his papacy Sunday with a series of meetings with Peruvian church leaders and a final Mass at an air base in Peru'... more »»

Protesters, police clash at roadblocks in Honduras

January 21, 2018

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Clashes have broken out in Honduras as demonstrators protesting President Juan Orlando Hernandez's re-election blocked roads in several locations and police moved int... more »»

Not all South Koreans are happy about unified hockey team

January 21, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Koreans seem generally happy they'll see the North Koreans at their Olympics, but aren't as pleased about sharing a team with them. more »»

Gunmen storm Intercontinental Hotel in Afghan capital

January 21, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — At least four gunmen stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in the Afghan capital on Saturday evening, triggering a shootout with security forces, officials said. more »»

Pope: Femicides in Latin America a scourge that must stop

January 20, 2018

TRUJILLO, Peru (AP) — Pope Francis denounced femicides and other gender-based crimes that have turned Latin America into the most violent place on Earth for women, calling Saturday for legislatio... more »»

Cardinal rebukes pope over Chile 'slander' comments on abuse

January 20, 2018

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Pope Francis' top adviser on clerical sex abuse implicitly rebuked the pontiff for having accused Chilean victims of slander, saying Saturday that his words were "a source of... more »»

The Latest: Tillerson speaks to Turkey, Russia diplomats

January 20, 2018

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

11:35 p.m.

U.S. more »»

Gunmen storm Intercontinental Hotel in Afghan capital Kabul

January 20, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says that a group of gunmen have attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in the capital Kabul. more »»

Dior travels back in time for couture-infused menswear

January 20, 2018

PARIS (AP) — Designer Kris Van Assche travelled back in a fashion time machine Saturday while Robert Pattinson explained the importance of clothes for acting roles as he attended Dior Homme's... more »»

Prague hotel fire kills 2, dozens injured

January 20, 2018

PRAGUE (AP) — Czech officials say a hotel fire in downtown Prague has killed at least two people and injured dozens. more »»

Tens of thousands stage anti-corruption protest in Romania

January 20, 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Tens of thousands of Romanians on Saturday protested against legislation passed by Parliament which critics say will make it harder to prosecute crime and high-level... more »»

Pope consoles Peruvians reeling from floods, violence

January 20, 2018

TRUJILLO, Peru (AP) — Pope Francis consoled Peruvians who lost their homes and livelihoods in devastating floods last year, telling them Saturday they can overcome all of life's "storms" by comin... more »»

Serbian president visits Kosovo after politician's slaying

January 20, 2018

MITROVICA, Kosovo (AP) — Serbia's president on Saturday pledged to help build a lasting peace in Kosovo days after the killing this week of a moderate Kosovo Serb politician fueled fears of... more »»

The Latest: Turkey strikes Kurdish-run air base in Syria

January 20, 2018

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

8 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Russia pulls troops from Syrian city under fire

January 20, 2018

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

7:30 p.m. more »»

Paul Bocuse, modest but grandiose French chef, dies at 91

January 20, 2018

PARIS (AP) — He was modest about his accomplishments in the kitchen but grandiose in his dream. more »»

Turkish jets bombard Kurdish-run city of Afrin in Syria

January 20, 2018

KOCABEYLI, Turkey (AP) — Turkish jets bombed the Kurdish-controlled city of Afrin in northern Syria on Saturday, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan promised to expand Turkey's military border... more »»

The Latest: Danish chef behind Noma thanks Bocuse

January 20, 2018

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the death of French chef Paul Bocuse at 91 (all times local):

4:50 p.m. more »»

All-female UK team of soldiers crosses Antarctica

January 20, 2018

LONDON (AP) — A team of British soldiers has become the first all-female group to cross Antarctica using only muscle power. more »»

 
 

 

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