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The Latest: Tens of thousands pour into Venezuela streets

April 20, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the protests and counter demonstrations in Venezuela (all times local):

2 p.m. more »»

Supreme Court bans Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia

April 20, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Supreme Court on Thursday banned Jehovah's Witnesses from operating anywhere in the country, accepting a request from the justice ministry that the religious organization b... more »»

Kosovo citizen indicted for alleged war crimes in 1999

April 20, 2017

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo prosecutors have accused a citizen of war crimes during the 1998-99 war against Serbia. more »»

AP Explains: Why are protests rocking Venezuela now?

April 20, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela is in the midst of a violent protest movement that has left eight dead this month as the country's deeply unpopular socialist administration struggles to stay... more »»

South Sudan fighting forces 100,000 to flee, says UN report

April 20, 2017

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A South Sudanese government offensive in the Jonglei region has displaced roughly 100,000 civilians, the United Nations said Thursday, causing aid workers to relocate from a... more »»

The Latest: Syria formally asks UN to probe chemical attack

April 20, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times local):

7:15 p.. more »»

GM quits Venezuela after govt seizes factory

April 20, 2017

VALENCIA, Venezuela (AP) — General Motors announced Thursday that it was shuttering operations in Venezuela after authorities seized its only factory, a dramatic escalation of the chaos engulfing... more »»

Syrian population transfer stalls over prisoner exchange

April 20, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — The second stage of a troubled population transfer in Syria stalled on Thursday as rebel and government negotiators argued over the identities of the prisoners to be released as par... more »»

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Flying car to go on sale

April 20, 2017

MONACO (AP) — It may not be quite like the Jetsons, but for over a million dollars you too can soon fly around in a ca. more »»

The Latest: EU calls for probe in Venezuela protest deaths

April 20, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the protests and counter demonstrations in Venezuela (all times local):

11:30 a.m. more »»

American, Russian cheered as they reach Intl Space Station

April 20, 2017

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Soyuz space capsule on Thursday safely delivered an American astronaut making his first space flight and a veteran Russian cosmonaut to the International Space... more »»

Ontario, Canada brings in foreign housing tax to cool market

April 20, 2017

TORONTO (AP) — Foreign nationals who don't live in Toronto and its surrounding communities will pay an additional 15 percent tax on homes under legislation proposed by the Ontario government. more »»

AP Interview: Emirates won't withdraw from US cities

April 20, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Emirates remains committed to the U.S. more »»

Who stashed gold inside a British piano? It's a mystery

April 20, 2017

LONDON (AP) — British officials say they've been unable to trace the rightful heirs to a trove of gold coins found stashed inside a piano and worth a "life-changing" amount of money. more »»

UN: Access to besieged Syrian areas even worse this year

April 20, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Aid agencies have not been able to reach as many besieged Syrians this year as they did over the same period last year, the U.N.'s chief humanitarian adviser for Syria said Thursday. more »»

American, Russian arrive at International Space Station

April 20, 2017

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Soyuz space capsule delivered an American astronaut making his first space flight and a veteran Russian cosmonaut to the International Space Station on Thursday. more »»

Kremlin: No reason to believe gays abused in Chechnya

April 20, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin's spokesman says the Russian president has no reason to doubt the Chechen leader's assurances that there's no persecution of gays in his republic, despite reports by ... more »»

China launches its 1st unmanned cargo spacecraft

April 20, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — China has launched its first unmanned cargo spacecraft on a mission to dock with the country's space station.

The Tianzhou 1 blasted off at 7:41 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Pence says Trump to attend Asian summit in Nov

April 20, 2017

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Asia (all times local):

6:30 p.m.

U.S. more »»

Topsy-turvy French election still has surprises in store

April 20, 2017

PARIS (AP) — A French presidential campaign that's been filled with unprecedented twists and turns still has surprises in store heading into Sunday's first-round vote. more »»

 
 
 

 

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