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Russian theater director detained in embezzlement case

August 22, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — In a blow to Russia's contemporary arts scene, investigators on Tuesday detained one of the country's most prominent directors and are pressing embezzlement charges against him. more »»

UN: Boko Haram use of kids as 'human bombs' soars in 2017

August 22, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — UNICEF is reporting a four-fold increase in use of children as "human bombs" by the radical Boko Haram group in northeastern Nigeria already this year compared to all of 2016. more »»

German minister urges EU rethink on Turkish warrants

August 22, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's justice minister is calling for European Union countries to reconsider how they deal with Turkish warrants following the arrest in Spain of a Turkish-born German writer. more »»

Iran says only 5 days needed to ramp up uranium enrichment

August 22, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's atomic chief warned Tuesday the Islamic Republic needs only five days to ramp up its uranium enrichment to 20 percent, a level at which the material could be used for a... more »»

Russian flight attendant sues Aeroflot for discrimination

August 22, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow court postponed a hearing Tuesday in the case of a flight attendant who is suing Russia's flagship airline Aeroflot. more »»

4 surviving Barcelona attack suspects appear in court

August 22, 2017

MADRID (AP) — Four alleged members of a terror cell accused of killing 15 people in attacks in Barcelona and a Spanish resort appeared in court Tuesday, a day after the last missing member of the... more »»

The Latest: China scores points off McCain collision

August 22, 2017

SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the collision between the USS John S. McCain guided missile destroyer and an oil tanker east of Singapore (all times local):

4:50 p.m. more »»

India's top court: Instant divorce among Muslims unlawful

August 22, 2017

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Supreme Court said Tuesday that the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce their wives is unconstitutional and ordered the government to legislate an end to... more »»

Dozens killed in airstrikes on Syrian city of Raqqa

August 22, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state media and opposition activists are reporting that airstrikes on the northern city of Raqqa have killed dozens of civilians.

U.S. more »»

Divers search McCain's flooded compartments for 10 sailors

August 22, 2017

SINGAPORE (AP) — The focus of the search for 10 U.S. sailors missing after a collision between the USS John S. more »»

USS McCain crash is 4th Navy accident in Pacific this year

August 22, 2017

The commander of U.S. naval operations has ordered a comprehensive review to get to root causes after the collision this week between a Navy destroyer and an oil tanker near Singapore. more »»

Mattis: IS militants caught in Iraq-Syria military vise

August 22, 2017

BAGHDAD (AP) — Expelled from their main stronghold in northern Iraq, Islamic State militants are now trapped in a military vise that will squeeze them on both sides of the Syria-Iraq border, U.S. more »»

As NKorea vows response, US dismisses calls to pause drills

August 22, 2017

OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea (AP) — As North Korea vowed "merciless retaliation" against U.S.-South Korean military drills it claims are an invasion rehearsal, senior U.S. more »»

Lebanon launched third phase of attack against IS militants

August 22, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — The Lebanese Armed Forces say they have launched the third phase of a broad offensive to capture areas controlled by the Islamic State group on the border with Syria. more »»

NKorea issues trademark fiery rhetoric over US-SKorea drills

August 22, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's military on Tuesday greeted the start of annual U.S. more »»

World reacts to Trump's speech on new Afghanistan strategy

August 22, 2017

Global reaction to President Donald Trump's speech on the new U.S. strategy in Afghanistan:

An Australian military analyst says Trump's speech set a "fairly low bar" in terms of success. more »»

Navy orders 7th Fleet review amid search for 10 from McCain

August 22, 2017

SINGAPORE (AP) — The U.S. Navy ordered a broad investigation into the performance and readiness of the Pacific-based 7th Fleet after the USS John S. more »»

The Latest: Spain says man slain by cops was terror driver

August 22, 2017

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of the Spain attacks (all times local):

4:10 a.m. more »»

Search underway for missing sailors; Navy chief orders probe

August 22, 2017

SINGAPORE (AP) — The U.S. Navy ordered a broad investigation into the performance and readiness of the Pacific-based 7th Fleet after the USS John . more »»

The Latest: Divers assessing damage on USS John S. McCain

August 22, 2017

SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the collision between the USS John S. McCain guided missile destroyer and an oil tanker east of Singapore (all times local):

8 a.m.

The U.S. more »»

 
 
 

 

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