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Venezuelan government, opposition head to talks in Norway

May 16, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Venezuelan government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American country's crisis, though their mutual mistrust... more »»

Venezuelan government, opposition to talk in Norway

May 16, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the crisis in the South American country, officials said Wednesday,... more »»

The Latest: Venezuela gov't, opposition reported in talks

May 16, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local):

9:15 p.m. more »»

North Korea says it is suffering worst drought in decades

May 16, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Wednesday it is suffering its worst drought in nearly four decades amid reports of severe food shortages. more »»

Trump's Iran moves trigger warnings, demands from Congress

May 15, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers from both parties in Congress demanded more information on the White House's claims of rising threats in the Middle East, warning President Donald Trump off a dangerou... more »»

Migration and Trump on the menu as EU candidates face off

May 15, 2019

BRUSSELS (AP) — The leading candidates in the European Union elections grappled with the thorny issue of migration, rising nationalism and even testy ties with U.S. more »»

Correction: United States-Iran-Mideast story

May 15, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a May 14 story about US-Iran tensions, The Associated Press misquoted a British general who disputed the U.S. assessment of security threats from Iran. The story quoted Maj. more »»

US abstains from global pledge to curb online violence

May 15, 2019

PARIS (AP) — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing... more »»

Thousands protest against cathedral in Russian city

May 15, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Several thousand people rallied on Wednesday in Russia's fourth-largest city as the showdown between authorities and activists protesting the plans to a build a new cathedral in a... more »»

Pelosi warns Trump against war in Mideast; Dems demand info

May 15, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that the U.S. more »»

Greek court clears 9 jailed before Erdogan visit

May 15, 2019

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Nine people jailed before a 2017 visit by Turkey's president and accused of belonging to a militant group were cleared of terrorism and criminal arms charges in Greece on... more »»

FAA chief defends handling of Boeing Max safety approval

May 15, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday that Boeing should have done more to explain an automated flight-control system on its 737 Max aircraft... more »»

Germany's Merkel welcomes European unity over Iran

May 15, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that Europe needs to "reposition" itself in a changing world and is welcoming European powers' unity over Iran, a contrast with their deep... more »»

World leaders, tech execs pledge to curb online violence

May 15, 2019

PARIS (AP) — A dozen countries and global tech giants including Facebook, Google and Twitter pledged Wednesday to find ways to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize... more »»

Key events raising tensions in the Persian Gulf

May 15, 2019

Tensions between the United States and Iran have soared in recent weeks, with Washington dispatching warships and bombers to the Persian Gulf, and Tehran threatening to resume higher uranium... more »»

Canadian PM visits ravaged Notre Dame to show solidarity

May 15, 2019

PARIS (AP) — A month after a fire engulfed Notre Dame Cathedral, workers are still trying to ensure the edifice is safe enough for the restoration process to begin, French Culture Minister Franck... more »»

Russian riot police deployed before cathedral protest

May 15, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Hundreds of riot police have surrounded a park in Russia's fourth-largest city before what's expected to be a third consecutive day of protests against building a new cathedral. more »»

Palestinians mark anniversary of mass displacement

May 15, 2019

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinians on Wednesday marked the 71st anniversary of their mass displacement during the 1948 war around Israel's creation with protests across the West Bank and... more »»

 
 
 

 

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