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In Suu Kyi's Myanmar, concern rises over press freedom

July 20, 2017

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — In the old, military-ruled Myanmar, it would not have been a surprising scene: three journalists, bound together in chains, raising shackled hands in unison and speaking ou... more »»

Brazil government assures graft probe will continue

July 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brazil's justice minister and the top prosecutor both insisted Wednesday that the corruption probe they've led against their country's top politicians will continue in full... more »»

AP Explains: What are Trump's options in Venezuela?

July 19, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Trump administration is threatening to take "strong and swift economic actions" if Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro proceeds with his plan to rewrite the nation's... more »»

US criticizes Africa for 'failure' on famine threat

July 19, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.. more »»

The Latest: Putin spokesman says Trump chat was no secret

July 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times EDT):

4:15 p.m. more »»

Chile Senate OKs bill allowing abortion in some cases

July 19, 2017

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean lawmakers took a major step toward legalizing abortion in some cases on Wednesday, a dramatic development in one of Latin America's most traditionally conservative... more »»

The Latest: Trump-Putin 'chat' said to concern US officials

July 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia (all times local):

3:25 p.m.

U.S. more »»

Brazil freezes accounts of ex-President Silva in graft case

July 19, 2017

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's central bank has frozen four bank accounts belonging to ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva due to his recent conviction on corruption charges, the federal judge... more »»

Israel PM talks with security chiefs on Jerusalem tensions

July 19, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signaled Wednesday that he's sticking to a decision to install metal detectors at a contested Jerusalem shrine, despite rising tensions... more »»

Saudis release woman in viral miniskirt video without charge

July 19, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia announced Wednesday that a woman who was detained after wearing a miniskirt in a video that went viral has been released without charge. more »»

'I'm your boss': French military chief quits in Macron spat

July 19, 2017

PARIS (AP) — Let there be no doubt who is in charge of France. more »»

Clashes erupt between rebels, al-Qaida in northwest Syria

July 19, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Fierce clashes between Syrian rebels and al-Qaida-linked militants spread through northwest Syria on Wednesday, as the two sides jostled for control over an important border town. more »»

Court to review detention of ex-Ivory Coast leader Gbagbo

July 19, 2017

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — International Criminal Court appeals judges on Wednesday ordered a new review into whether former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo should be released from... more »»

US: Iran still top state terror sponsor; global attacks down

July 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran continues to be the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism, the Trump administration said Wednesday in a new report that also noted a decline in the number of terrorist... more »»

French woman faces prosecution in Iraq for possible IS links

July 19, 2017

PARIS (AP) — A French woman captured in the Iraqi city of Mosul with her four children is facing possible prosecution in Iraq for allegedly collaborating with the Islamic State group, in a test... more »»

UK raises pension age from 67 to 68 starting in 2037

July 19, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Britain accelerated plans to increase the pension age Wednesday, as rising life expectancy continues to put pressure on the public purse. more »»

Hungary searches international trains after bomb threat

July 19, 2017

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police say they are inspecting all international trains arriving in Hungary after receiving an anonymous bomb threa. more »»

The Latest: Merkel not surprised by Putin-Trump chat at G-20

July 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia (all times local):

10:30 a.m. more »»

On hot mic, Israeli PM raps 'crazy' EU, admits Syria strikes

July 19, 2017

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was caught Wednesday by a live microphone railing against the European Union's "crazy" insistence on resolving the... more »»

Liu Xiaobo supporters mark his death amid concerns for widow

July 19, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — From a waterfront concert in a Hong Kong park to a quiet candlelit prayer in a Melbourne alley, Liu Xiaobo's supporters around the world gathered Wednesday to mark the traditional... more »»

 
 
 

 

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