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In the dark: Major power outage hits Amsterdam

January 17, 2017

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Large parts of Amsterdam were hit by a power outage early Tuesday, snarling traffic around the city as trains and trams were halted and many road signals stopped working. more »»

Spain arrests Moroccan suspected of praising terrorism

January 17, 2017

MADRID (AP) — Spain's Interior Ministry says police have arrested a Moroccan suspected of praising terrorism by promoting armed Islamic groups on the internet. more »»

Tajani alliance declared on European Parliament election day

January 17, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — Two political groupings in the European Parliament have formed an alliance to back Antonio Tajani to become the body's next president. more »»

Taiwan ex-premier heading delegation to Trump inauguration

January 17, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — A former premier will represent Taiwan at Donald Trump's inauguration Friday, a visit likely to be closely scrutinized by China for signs the incoming president intends to make goo... more »»

After 3 years, MH370 search ends with no plane, few answers

January 17, 2017

SYDNEY (AP) — After nearly three years, the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ended in futility and frustration Tuesday, as crews completed their deep-sea search of a desolate stretch of the... more »»

China's Xi takes spotlight at Davos as US makes transition

January 17, 2017

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — China is taking the world's most elite annual gathering by storm. more »»

Mexico town fears nightclub shooting means drug war has come

January 17, 2017

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — While authorities investigate what set off a deadly shooting at an electronic music festival event, residents said it came amid a growing and increasingly open dru... more »»

Mexican resort shooting kills 5, panics festival-goers

January 17, 2017

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Gunfire broke out in a crowded beachfront nightclub throbbing with electronic music before dawn Monday, causing five deaths and setting off a bloody stampede by... more »»

88 million tons a year: Auditors decry EU food waste

January 16, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — The sheer waste of food had been bothering teacher Marijke De Jongh for so long that two years ago she set up a pop-up restaurant to serve perfectly good groceries and meat that... more »»

The Latest: Shakira calls for more early childhood education

January 16, 2017

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The latest on the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in the Swiss ski resort of Davos (all times local):

12:15 a.m. more »»

Reports: Istanbul nightclub attacker who killed 39 captured

January 16, 2017

ISTANBUL (AP) — A gunman suspected of killing 39 people during a New Year's attack on an Istanbul nightclub has been caught in a police operation, Turkish media reports said early Tuesday. more »»

UK's May signals EU clean break: no 'half-in, half-out'

January 16, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Britain will make a clean break from the European Union and not seek to remain "half-in, half-out," Prime Minister Theresa May will say Tuesday, disappointing businesses and voters... more »»

Syria rebel factions to attend Russia, Turkey-backed talks

January 16, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Representatives of some Syrian rebel groups said Monday they will attend talks sponsored by Russia and Turkey scheduled later this month, despite mounting violations of a cease-fire... more »»

Mexican resort shooting kills 5, panics festival-goers

January 16, 2017

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Gunfire broke out at a crowded beachfront nightclub throbbing with electronic music on Monday, leaving five people dead and setting off a bloody stampede by screaming... more »»

Knights of Malta seek to discredit pope's probe of ouster

January 16, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The head of the embattled Knights of Malta is seeking to discredit a Vatican investigation into the removal of a top official over a condom scandal, insisting that he followed... more »»

Northern Ireland unity government crumbles, faces March vote

January 16, 2017

DUBLIN (AP) — Northern Ireland's shattered unity government will be dissolved next week to make way for an early election demanded by the coalition's main Irish Catholic party, the secretary of... more »»

UN report says numerous abuses have occurred in South Sudan

January 16, 2017

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — South Sudanese government and opposition soldiers "blatantly ignored" international law during clashes in July that killed hundreds of people, according to a United Nations... more »»

Defiant EU nations ready themselves for Trump presidency

January 16, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union nations bracing for the looming Donald Trump presidency showed defiance Monday in the face of the president-elect's stinging comments on everything from NATO and... more »»

Bahrain bans paper from publishing online after protests

January 16, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahraini authorities ordered an independent newspaper to stop publishing online Monday and said a city hall was set ablaze during clashes between opposition... more »»

 
 
 

 

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