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  • 'Three Billboards' wins, women make waves at UK film awards

    'Three Billboards' wins, women make waves at UK film awards

    Sunday, February 18 2018 3:00 AM EST2018-02-18 08:00:57 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 7:11 PM EST2018-02-19 00:11:29 GMT
    Many of Britain's most prominent female entertainment stars have signed an open letter demanding an end to sexual harassment ahead of Britain's major film awards.
    Many of Britain's most prominent female entertainment stars have signed an open letter demanding an end to sexual harassment ahead of Britain's major film awards.
  • All 65 aboard plane feared dead in crash in southern Iran

    All 65 aboard plane feared dead in crash in southern Iran

    Sunday, February 18 2018 3:00 AM EST2018-02-18 08:00:45 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 7:11 PM EST2018-02-19 00:11:13 GMT

    Iran's semi-official Fars news agency: Iranian commercial airplane carrying 66 people has crashed in country's south.

    Iran's semi-official Fars news agency: Iranian commercial airplane carrying 66 people has crashed in country's south.

  • Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'

    Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'

    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:59 AM EST2018-02-17 09:59:55 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 7:05 PM EST2018-02-19 00:05:05 GMT
    One of the 13 Russians indicted by the United States for interfering in the American presidential election says the US justice system is unfair.
    One of the 13 Russians indicted by the United States for interfering in the American presidential election says the US justice system is unfair.
  • Report details harm to Cuba diplomats but offers no cause

    Report details harm to Cuba diplomats but offers no cause

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 8:58 PM EST2018-02-15 01:58:26 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 7:04 PM EST2018-02-19 00:04:26 GMT
    Doctors are releasing the first detailed medical reports about concussion-like symptoms suffered in what the State Department has called health attacks on U.S. diplomats in Cuba.
    Doctors are releasing the first detailed medical reports about concussion-like symptoms suffered in what the State Department has called health attacks on U.S. diplomats in Cuba.
  • Latvian member of European Central Bank detained in probe

    Latvian member of European Central Bank detained in probe

    Saturday, February 17 2018 2:40 PM EST2018-02-17 19:40:21 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:41 PM EST2018-02-18 22:41:32 GMT
    Latvia's state broadcaster says national anti-corruption agency raided office and property of the head of the country's central bank.
    Latvia's state broadcaster says national anti-corruption agency raided office and property of the head of the country's central bank.
  • Moon won't discuss possible summit with North Korea's Kim

    Moon won't discuss possible summit with North Korea's Kim

    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:49 AM EST2018-02-17 09:49:57 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:36 PM EST2018-02-18 22:36:15 GMT
    South Korean President Moon Jae-in says he hopes his efforts to engage rival North Korea at the Olympics will lead to better ties between Washington and Pyongyang and also help to set up talks on ridding the North...
    South Korean President Moon Jae-in says he hopes his efforts to engage rival North Korea at the Olympics will lead to better ties between Washington and Pyongyang and also help to set up talks on ridding the North of its nuclear bombs.
  • The Latest: 'Three Billboards' named best picture in Britain

    The Latest: 'Three Billboards' named best picture in Britain

    Sunday, February 18 2018 1:11 PM EST2018-02-18 18:11:11 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:36 PM EST2018-02-18 22:36:05 GMT
    Stars are starting to arrive for the British Academy Film Awards at London's Royal Albert Hall, where many women are walking the red carpet wearing black.
    Stars are starting to arrive for the British Academy Film Awards at London's Royal Albert Hall, where many women are walking the red carpet wearing black.
  • Israeli PM Netanyahu to Iran: Don't test Israel's resolve

    Israeli PM Netanyahu to Iran: Don't test Israel's resolve

    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:00 AM EST2018-02-18 10:00:36 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:35 PM EST2018-02-18 22:35:30 GMT
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says an international agreement with Iran has emboldened the regime in Tehran to become increasingly aggressive in the region.
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says an international agreement with Iran has emboldened the regime in Tehran to become increasingly aggressive in the region.
  • West Africa's extremism spreading as thousands flee homes

    West Africa's extremism spreading as thousands flee homes

    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:03 AM EST2018-02-18 15:03:51 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:35 PM EST2018-02-18 22:35:06 GMT
    West Africa's extremism spreading as thousands in once-quiet part of Burkina Faso flee.
    West Africa's extremism spreading as thousands in once-quiet part of Burkina Faso flee.
  • The Latest: Iran says 65 killed in airplane crash

    The Latest: Iran says 65 killed in airplane crash

    Sunday, February 18 2018 3:40 AM EST2018-02-18 08:40:27 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:35 PM EST2018-02-18 22:35:02 GMT
    The Latest: Spokesman for Iran's Aseman Airlines says all 66 people aboard died in airplane crash in country's south.
    The Latest: Spokesman for Iran's Aseman Airlines says all 66 people aboard died in airplane crash in country's south.
  • Borneo's orangutan population plunged by 100,000 since 1999

    Borneo's orangutan population plunged by 100,000 since 1999

    Thursday, February 15 2018 12:49 PM EST2018-02-15 17:49:40 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 3:35 PM EST2018-02-18 20:35:18 GMT

    The most comprehensive study of Borneo's orangutans estimates their numbers have plummeted by more than 100,000 since 1999, as the palm oil and paper industries shrink their habitat and fatal conflicts with people...

    The most comprehensive study of Borneo's orangutans estimates their numbers have plummeted by more than 100,000 since 1999, as the palm oil and paper industries shrink their habitat and fatal conflicts with people grow.

  • Polish PM seeks dialogue with Israel on 'difficult history'

    Polish PM seeks dialogue with Israel on 'difficult history'

    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:00 AM EST2018-02-18 10:00:31 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 3:14 PM EST2018-02-18 20:14:07 GMT
    A spokeswoman for Poland's prime minister has sought to downplay his words equating Polish collaborators in the Holocaust to alleged "Jewish perpetrators" by saying they were an invitation to a frank debate about...
    A spokeswoman for Poland's prime minister has sought to downplay his words equating Polish collaborators in the Holocaust to alleged "Jewish perpetrators" by saying they were an invitation to a frank debate about the World War II crimes against Jews.
  • Turkey: Soldiers die after vehicle topples in flooded river

    Turkey: Soldiers die after vehicle topples in flooded river

    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:00 AM EST2018-02-18 15:00:36 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 3:13 PM EST2018-02-18 20:13:52 GMT
    Turkey's military says two soldiers are missing following a flood due to heavy rains in the country's southeast.
    Turkey's military says two soldiers are missing following a flood due to heavy rains in the country's southeast.
  • Russia: 5 dead in church shooting; police kill suspect

    Russia: 5 dead in church shooting; police kill suspect

    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:11 AM EST2018-02-18 15:11:11 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 2:34 PM EST2018-02-18 19:34:11 GMT

    Russian news agency Tass is reporting that a gunman opened fire on people leaving a church service in Russia's Dagestan region, killing four and wounding four others.

    Russian news agency Tass is reporting that a gunman opened fire on people leaving a church service in Russia's Dagestan region, killing four and wounding four others.

  • Israeli police arrest telecom officials in graft case

    Israeli police arrest telecom officials in graft case

    Sunday, February 18 2018 1:50 PM EST2018-02-18 18:50:42 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 2:33 PM EST2018-02-18 19:33:38 GMT
    Israeli police say they have arrested senior officials at the country's national telephone company as part of an investigation into alleged corruption offenses.
    Israeli police say they have arrested senior officials at the country's national telephone company as part of an investigation into alleged corruption offenses.
  • UK prime minister seeks post-Brexit EU security alliance

    UK prime minister seeks post-Brexit EU security alliance

    Saturday, February 17 2018 5:29 AM EST2018-02-17 10:29:56 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 2:31 PM EST2018-02-18 19:31:51 GMT
    British Prime Minister Theresa May is calling on her country's European Union partners not to let "rigid institutional restrictions" get in the way of a wide-ranging post-Brexit security partnership.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May is calling on her country's European Union partners not to let "rigid institutional restrictions" get in the way of a wide-ranging post-Brexit security partnership.
  • Hungarian leader calls Christianity 'Europe's last hope'

    Hungarian leader calls Christianity 'Europe's last hope'

    Sunday, February 18 2018 1:10 PM EST2018-02-18 18:10:43 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 1:11 PM EST2018-02-18 18:11:54 GMT
    Hungary's prime minister says "Christianity is Europe's last hope" and that politicians in Brussels, Berlin and Paris favoring migration have "opened the way to the decline of Christian culture and the advance of...
    Hungary's prime minister says "Christianity is Europe's last hope" and that politicians in Brussels, Berlin and Paris favoring migration have "opened the way to the decline of Christian culture and the advance of Islam.".
  • Pacific cruise liner brawl sends guests fleeing to cabins

    Pacific cruise liner brawl sends guests fleeing to cabins

    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:10 AM EST2018-02-18 05:10:22 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:36 PM EST2018-02-18 17:36:13 GMT

    A South Pacific cruise was interrupted by brawls apparently caused by a 23-member family who threw punches at other passengers, some of whom locked themselves in cabins to escape days of violence.

    A South Pacific cruise was interrupted by brawls apparently caused by a 23-member family who threw punches at other passengers, some of whom locked themselves in cabins to escape days of violence.

  • German police rescue men tangled up with mannequin, toy car

    German police rescue men tangled up with mannequin, toy car

    Saturday, February 17 2018 9:31 AM EST2018-02-17 14:31:31 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:36 PM EST2018-02-18 17:36:11 GMT

    Police in western Germany have freed two men who became entangled with a mannequin and a large, remote controlled car.

    Police in western Germany have freed two men who became entangled with a mannequin and a large, remote controlled car.

  • Job center for Syrians opens in Jordan refugee camp

    Job center for Syrians opens in Jordan refugee camp

    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:00 AM EST2018-02-18 14:00:36 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:45 AM EST2018-02-18 16:45:25 GMT
    A job center has opened in Jordan's second largest camp for Syrian refugees, the latest sign of a EU-backed policy shift meant to improve life for Syrians in regional host countries.
    A job center has opened in Jordan's second largest camp for Syrian refugees, the latest sign of a EU-backed policy shift meant to improve life for Syrians in regional host countries.
  • Nigeria releasing 475 Boko Haram suspects for rehabilitation

    Nigeria releasing 475 Boko Haram suspects for rehabilitation

    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:10 AM EST2018-02-18 16:10:43 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:22 AM EST2018-02-18 16:22:39 GMT
    Authorities in Nigeria are releasing hundreds of people accused of supporting an Islamic extremist group, citing a lack of evidence.
    Authorities in Nigeria are releasing hundreds of people accused of supporting an Islamic extremist group, citing a lack of evidence.
  • Kosovo celebrates 10 years of independence, Serbs boycott

    Kosovo celebrates 10 years of independence, Serbs boycott

    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:30 AM EST2018-02-18 14:30:40 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:23 AM EST2018-02-18 15:23:43 GMT
    Kosovo Assembly, or Parliament, has convened in a special session to celebrate the country's 10 years of independence.
    Kosovo Assembly, or Parliament, has convened in a special session to celebrate the country's 10 years of independence.
  • German police probe British woman over Holocaust remarks

    German police probe British woman over Holocaust remarks

    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:20 AM EST2018-02-18 15:20:38 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:23 AM EST2018-02-18 15:23:11 GMT
    German police are investigating a British woman for suspected incitement after she questioned the Holocaust during a far-right protest in the eastern city of Dresden.
    German police are investigating a British woman for suspected incitement after she questioned the Holocaust during a far-right protest in the eastern city of Dresden.
  • Husband of slain MP Jo Cox steps down after misconduct claim

    Husband of slain MP Jo Cox steps down after misconduct claim

    Sunday, February 18 2018 7:30 AM EST2018-02-18 12:30:55 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:13 AM EST2018-02-18 15:13:22 GMT
    The widower of a murdered British legislator has stepped down from two charities set up in her memory after allegations of sexual misconduct in the past were reported.
    The widower of a murdered British legislator has stepped down from two charities set up in her memory after allegations of sexual misconduct in the past were reported.
  • Pistorius prosecutor sets sights on South Africa's Zuma

    Pistorius prosecutor sets sights on South Africa's Zuma

    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:00 AM EST2018-02-18 14:00:34 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:56 AM EST2018-02-18 14:56:48 GMT
    Former South African state prosecutor who led case against convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius is prepared to take legal action against ex-president Jacob Zuma.
    Former South African state prosecutor who led case against convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius is prepared to take legal action against ex-president Jacob Zuma.
  • Zimbabwe president sees deceased opposition leader's family

    Zimbabwe president sees deceased opposition leader's family

    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:30 AM EST2018-02-18 13:30:43 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:50 AM EST2018-02-18 14:50:31 GMT
    Zimbabwe's president says his government will meet the hospital and funeral expenses of deceased opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, who died of colon cancer last week in neighboring South Africa.
    Zimbabwe's president says his government will meet the hospital and funeral expenses of deceased opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, who died of colon cancer last week in neighboring South Africa.
  • The Latest: Iran vows to respond if US gives up on nuke deal

    The Latest: Iran vows to respond if US gives up on nuke deal

    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:40 AM EST2018-02-18 10:40:50 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:46 AM EST2018-02-18 14:46:16 GMT
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that Israel "will never allow the rewriting of the historical truth" about the Holocaust _ a statement that comes as tensions between Israel and Poland over the issue flare anew.
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that Israel "will never allow the rewriting of the historical truth" about the Holocaust _ a statement that comes as tensions between Israel and Poland over the issue flare anew.
  • Head of Latvian Central Bank is detained for questioning

    Head of Latvian Central Bank is detained for questioning

    Sunday, February 18 2018 6:30 AM EST2018-02-18 11:30:34 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:28 AM EST2018-02-18 14:28:44 GMT
    The prime minister of Latvia says that the country's top central banker has been detained following questions from the national anti-corruption agency.
    The prime minister of Latvia says that the country's top central banker has been detained following questions from the national anti-corruption agency.
  • Pope revives lapsed sex abuse commission amid skepticism

    Pope revives lapsed sex abuse commission amid skepticism

    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:33 AM EST2018-02-17 11:33:46 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:01 AM EST2018-02-18 14:01:48 GMT
    Pope Francis has revived his lapsed sex abuse advisory commission and named new members, after coming under fire for his overall handling of the scandal and his support for a Chilean bishop accused by victims of...
    Pope Francis has revived his lapsed sex abuse advisory commission and named new members, after coming under fire for his overall handling of the scandal and his support for a Chilean bishop accused by victims of witnessing and ignoring their abuse.
  • The Latest: US says unlikely Turkey used chemical weapons

    The Latest: US says unlikely Turkey used chemical weapons

    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:30 PM EST2018-02-17 23:30:56 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:38 AM EST2018-02-18 13:38:26 GMT
    White House official says US thinks it is "extremely unlikely" Turkey used chemical weapons against Kurds.
    White House official says US thinks it is "extremely unlikely" Turkey used chemical weapons against Kurds.
  • The Latest: Trump tweet undercuts McMaster Russia claims

    The Latest: Trump tweet undercuts McMaster Russia claims

    Saturday, February 17 2018 8:00 AM EST2018-02-17 13:00:22 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:38 AM EST2018-02-18 13:38:20 GMT
    U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser has told an international audience that the evidence of Russian meddling in the 2016 American election is beyond dispute.
    U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser has told an international audience that the evidence of Russian meddling in the 2016 American election is beyond dispute.
  • Kurdish doctors report suspected Turkish gas attack in Syria

    Kurdish doctors report suspected Turkish gas attack in Syria

    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:00 AM EST2018-02-17 09:00:10 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 6:50 AM EST2018-02-18 11:50:19 GMT
    Syrian Kurdish news outlets and Syria's state-run news agency say six civilians have suffered breathing difficulties after what they say was a poison gas attack launched by Turkey on the Kurdish-controlled enclave...
    Syrian Kurdish news outlets and Syria's state-run news agency say six civilians have suffered breathing difficulties after what they say was a poison gas attack launched by Turkey on the Kurdish-controlled enclave of Afrin.
  • Stars to wear black at UK film awards: Will Kate join them?

    Stars to wear black at UK film awards: Will Kate join them?

    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:00 AM EST2018-02-17 11:00:09 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 3:15 AM EST2018-02-18 08:15:54 GMT
    The red carpet will be a sea of black as the movement against sexual misconduct takes center stage at the British Academy Film Awards.
    The red carpet will be a sea of black as the movement against sexual misconduct takes center stage at the British Academy Film Awards.
  • US Navy says China's military buildup won't stop patrols

    US Navy says China's military buildup won't stop patrols

    Saturday, February 17 2018 5:10 AM EST2018-02-17 10:10:14 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 1:54 AM EST2018-02-18 06:54:32 GMT
    A Navy officer on a U.S. aircraft carrier brimming with F18 fighter jets says American forces will continue to patrol the South China Sea wherever "international law allows us" when asked if China's new islands...
    A Navy officer on a U.S. aircraft carrier brimming with F18 fighter jets says American forces will continue to patrol the South China Sea wherever "international law allows us" when asked if China's new islands could restrain them in the disputed waters.
  • Russian cargo ship docks at International Space Station

    Russian cargo ship docks at International Space Station

    Thursday, February 15 2018 6:48 AM EST2018-02-15 11:48:27 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:26 AM EST2018-02-18 05:26:51 GMT
    An unmanned Russian cargo ship has docked successfully at the International Space Station, delivering a fresh batch of supplies for the crew.
    An unmanned Russian cargo ship has docked successfully at the International Space Station, delivering a fresh batch of supplies for the crew.
  • Trio of suicide bombers kill 20 at crowded market in Nigeria

    Trio of suicide bombers kill 20 at crowded market in Nigeria

    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:20 AM EST2018-02-17 08:20:05 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 8:41 PM EST2018-02-18 01:41:28 GMT

    Trio of suicide bombers kill at least 18 at crowded market in northern Nigeria.

    Trio of suicide bombers kill at least 18 at crowded market in northern Nigeria.

  • Ethiopia vows no military takeover amid latest emergency

    Ethiopia vows no military takeover amid latest emergency

    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:00 AM EST2018-02-17 11:00:12 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 8:21 PM EST2018-02-18 01:21:25 GMT
    No Ethiopia military takeover, defense minister says amid new 6-month state of emergency.
    No Ethiopia military takeover, defense minister says amid new 6-month state of emergency.
  • 7.2 quake damages homes, but Mexico avoids major destruction

    7.2 quake damages homes, but Mexico avoids major destruction

    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:12 AM EST2018-02-17 05:12:39 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:33 PM EST2018-02-17 23:33:14 GMT
    A powerful earthquake that rattled south and central Mexico caused little apparent destruction but rekindled fears in a population that still sees daily reminders of deadly earthquakes five months ago.
    A powerful earthquake that rattled south and central Mexico caused little apparent destruction but rekindled fears in a population that still sees daily reminders of deadly earthquakes five months ago.
  • Kosovo celebrates decade of independence, challenges ahead

    Kosovo celebrates decade of independence, challenges ahead

    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:09 AM EST2018-02-17 09:09:59 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 5:12 PM EST2018-02-17 22:12:25 GMT
    Kosovo is celebrating 10 years of independence from Serbia in two-day festivities around the country.
    Kosovo is celebrating 10 years of independence from Serbia in two-day festivities around the country.
  • Israel slams Polish PM for WWII 'Jewish perpetrators' remark

    Israel slams Polish PM for WWII 'Jewish perpetrators' remark

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:30 PM EST2018-02-17 18:30:34 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 5:02 PM EST2018-02-17 22:02:11 GMT
    Israeli politicians are accusing Poland's prime minister of anti-Semitism for saying there were Polish perpetrators in the Holocaust just like there were "Jewish perpetrators".
    Israeli politicians are accusing Poland's prime minister of anti-Semitism for saying there were Polish perpetrators in the Holocaust just like there were "Jewish perpetrators".
  • Parents adopting children to see higher fees, new rules

    Parents adopting children to see higher fees, new rules

    Friday, February 16 2018 2:31 PM EST2018-02-16 19:31:10 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:33 PM EST2018-02-17 21:33:17 GMT
    An increase in fees, plus other regulatory changes, has fueled resentment toward the State Department among many U.S. adoption agencies who fear further reductions in the already dwindling number of international...
    An increase in fees, plus other regulatory changes, has fueled resentment toward the State Department among many U.S. adoption agencies who fear further reductions in the already dwindling number of international adoptions.
  • The Latest: Kosovo president laments EU disunity on status

    The Latest: Kosovo president laments EU disunity on status

    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:40 AM EST2018-02-17 09:40:04 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:52 PM EST2018-02-17 20:52:19 GMT
    Britain's prime minister seeks 'deep' EU security partnership.
    Britain's prime minister seeks 'deep' EU security partnership.
  • South African president pledges to "turn tide" on corruption

    South African president pledges to "turn tide" on corruption

    Friday, February 16 2018 4:46 AM EST2018-02-16 09:46:35 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:42 PM EST2018-02-17 20:42:45 GMT
    South Africa's new leader Ramaphosa set to address a nation eager to move on from corruption.
    South Africa's new leader Ramaphosa set to address a nation eager to move on from corruption.
  • Israeli military: 4 soldiers wounded in Gaza border blast

    Israeli military: 4 soldiers wounded in Gaza border blast

    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:40 AM EST2018-02-17 15:40:08 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 2:31 PM EST2018-02-17 19:31:16 GMT
    The Israeli military says one of its tanks has struck an observation post in the southern Gaza Strip in response to the detonation of an explosive device along its border.
    The Israeli military says one of its tanks has struck an observation post in the southern Gaza Strip in response to the detonation of an explosive device along its border.
  • Jordan's military says it foiled smuggling plot: report

    Jordan's military says it foiled smuggling plot: report

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:21 PM EST2018-02-17 18:21:36 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:33 PM EST2018-02-17 18:33:32 GMT
    The state news agency Petra reports that Jordan's military says it has foiled a plot to smuggle in weapons, drugs and terrorists by using an old pipeline linking the kingdom with Syria and Iraq.
    The state news agency Petra reports that Jordan's military says it has foiled a plot to smuggle in weapons, drugs and terrorists by using an old pipeline linking the kingdom with Syria and Iraq.
  • UK blames Russian military for 'malicious' cyberattack

    UK blames Russian military for 'malicious' cyberattack

    Thursday, February 15 2018 4:46 AM EST2018-02-15 09:46:00 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:04 PM EST2018-02-17 17:04:48 GMT
    Britain says the Russian government was behind a cyberattack that hit businesses across Europe last year.
    Britain says the Russian government was behind a cyberattack that hit businesses across Europe last year.
  • Chinese giant pandas unveiled to public in Finland

    Chinese giant pandas unveiled to public in Finland

    Saturday, February 17 2018 7:50 AM EST2018-02-17 12:50:29 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:43 AM EST2018-02-17 15:43:19 GMT
    Two giant pandas on loan from China have been unveiled at a zoo in central Finland and they have frolicked, galloped, climbed trees and played in the snow after a month-long quarantine.
    Two giant pandas on loan from China have been unveiled at a zoo in central Finland and they have frolicked, galloped, climbed trees and played in the snow after a month-long quarantine.
  • Top German diplomat: 'We no longer recognize our America'

    Top German diplomat: 'We no longer recognize our America'

    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:00 AM EST2018-02-17 09:00:07 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:42 AM EST2018-02-17 15:42:26 GMT
    Germany's foreign minister says that as China's influence on the world stage rises, the U.S. and Europe need to return to historical bonds and work together or risk getting left behind.
    Germany's foreign minister says that as China's influence on the world stage rises, the U.S. and Europe need to return to historical bonds and work together or risk getting left behind.
  • Merkel calls for progress on common EU asylum system

    Merkel calls for progress on common EU asylum system

    Saturday, February 17 2018 8:09 AM EST2018-02-17 13:09:59 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:42 AM EST2018-02-17 15:42:21 GMT
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel wants the European Union to make progress on a common asylum system, warning that member states who expect financial support from the bloc need to show solidarity when it comes to...
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel wants the European Union to make progress on a common asylum system, warning that member states who expect financial support from the bloc need to show solidarity when it comes to migrants too.
  • 100 pizzas and counting: German police probe pizza stalker

    100 pizzas and counting: German police probe pizza stalker

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 11:35 AM EST2018-02-14 16:35:03 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 9:43 AM EST2018-02-17 14:43:51 GMT
    German police are investigating a case of severe pizza stalking in the western town of Dortmund.
    German police are investigating a case of severe pizza stalking in the western town of Dortmund.
  • Turkey: 6 journalists sentenced to life in prison

    Turkey: 6 journalists sentenced to life in prison

    Friday, February 16 2018 7:49 AM EST2018-02-16 12:49:56 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 7:53 AM EST2018-02-17 12:53:24 GMT

    Turkey's state-run news agency says a court in Istanbul has sentenced six journalists accused of involvement in a 2016 coup attempt to life prison terms.

    Turkey's state-run news agency says a court in Istanbul has sentenced six journalists accused of involvement in a 2016 coup attempt to life prison terms.

  • Italian police clashes with anti-fascists leaves 7 injured

    Italian police clashes with anti-fascists leaves 7 injured

    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:40 AM EST2018-02-17 11:40:52 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:53 AM EST2018-02-17 11:53:01 GMT
    Italian police have turned water cannons on anti-fascist protesters in Bologna who were trying to disrupt a planned campaign appearance by the head of the neo-fascist Forza Nuova.
    Italian police have turned water cannons on anti-fascist protesters in Bologna who were trying to disrupt a planned campaign appearance by the head of the neo-fascist Forza Nuova.
  • Magnitude-7.2 earthquake slams south, central Mexico

    Magnitude-7.2 earthquake slams south, central Mexico

    Friday, February 16 2018 7:07 PM EST2018-02-17 00:07:59 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:42 AM EST2018-02-17 11:42:03 GMT
    USGS reported a 7.2 magnitude earthquake in the state of Oaxaca in Mexico on Friday, Feb. 16. (Source: CNN/FOROtv)USGS reported a 7.2 magnitude earthquake in the state of Oaxaca in Mexico on Friday, Feb. 16. (Source: CNN/FOROtv)

    A powerful earthquake has shaken south and central Mexico, causing people to flee buildings and office towers in the country's capital.

    A powerful earthquake has shaken south and central Mexico, causing people to flee buildings and office towers in the country's capital.

  • Pakistani court sentences convicted serial killer to death

    Pakistani court sentences convicted serial killer to death

    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:19 AM EST2018-02-17 09:19:53 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:20 AM EST2018-02-17 11:20:26 GMT
    Public prosecutor in Pakistan says court has sentenced a serial killer to death after finding him guilty of killing eight children, including 7-year-old girl whose rape and murder drew nationwide condemnation.
    Public prosecutor in Pakistan says court has sentenced a serial killer to death after finding him guilty of killing eight children, including 7-year-old girl whose rape and murder drew nationwide condemnation.
  • South Korea joins US, Thailand in military landing drill

    South Korea joins US, Thailand in military landing drill

    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:50 AM EST2018-02-17 08:50:14 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:50 AM EST2018-02-17 09:50:29 GMT
    Troops from South Korea have joined their Thai and U.S counterparts in an amphibious vehicle landing drill as part of Southeast Asia's largest multinational military exercise.
    Troops from South Korea have joined their Thai and U.S counterparts in an amphibious vehicle landing drill as part of Southeast Asia's largest multinational military exercise.
  • Afghans submitted 1.17 million war crimes claims to court

    Afghans submitted 1.17 million war crimes claims to court

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:37 AM EST2018-02-16 05:37:02 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:50 AM EST2018-02-17 09:50:11 GMT
    The International Criminal Court says it has received over 1 million statements from Afghans claiming to be victims of war crimes.
    The International Criminal Court says it has received over 1 million statements from Afghans claiming to be victims of war crimes.
  • Khodorkovsky plots out a long game: a post-Putin Russia

    Khodorkovsky plots out a long game: a post-Putin Russia

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:16 AM EST2018-02-16 05:16:31 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:52 AM EST2018-02-17 08:52:57 GMT
    Russian oligarch-turned-dissident Mikhail Khodorkovsky says he's not interested in replacing Vladimir Putin as president.
    Russian oligarch-turned-dissident Mikhail Khodorkovsky says he's not interested in replacing Vladimir Putin as president.
  • Romance, bold colors, a protest: London Fashion Week begins

    Romance, bold colors, a protest: London Fashion Week begins

    Friday, February 16 2018 4:26 AM EST2018-02-16 09:26:28 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:41 AM EST2018-02-17 05:41:56 GMT
    London Fashion Week is set to begin Friday with a number of catwalk shows including exhibits by Bora Aksu and Mulberry.
    London Fashion Week is set to begin Friday with a number of catwalk shows including exhibits by Bora Aksu and Mulberry.
  • Britain announces temporary halt to Oxfam funding

    Britain announces temporary halt to Oxfam funding

    Friday, February 16 2018 8:46 AM EST2018-02-16 13:46:37 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:13 AM EST2018-02-17 05:13:11 GMT
    The head of Oxfam International says reports that staff members sexually exploited people in crisis zones are "a stain" that shames the charity.
    The head of Oxfam International says reports that staff members sexually exploited people in crisis zones are "a stain" that shames the charity.
  • Bangladesh gives names to begin Rohingya repatriation

    Bangladesh gives names to begin Rohingya repatriation

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:57 AM EST2018-02-16 16:57:56 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 7:52 PM EST2018-02-17 00:52:23 GMT
    A Bangladesh Cabinet minister says he has given a list of 8,032 Rohingya refugees to Myanmar to begin repatriations of the Muslim minority under a November agreement between the two countries.
    A Bangladesh Cabinet minister says he has given a list of 8,032 Rohingya refugees to Myanmar to begin repatriations of the Muslim minority under a November agreement between the two countries.
  • Anti-fascist demonstrators clash with police in Bologna

    Anti-fascist demonstrators clash with police in Bologna

    Friday, February 16 2018 3:08 PM EST2018-02-16 20:08:12 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 4:06 PM EST2018-02-16 21:06:22 GMT
    Italian police have turned water cannons on anti-fascist protesters in Bologna who were trying to disrupt a planned campaign appearance by the head of the neo-fascist Forza Nuova.
    Italian police have turned water cannons on anti-fascist protesters in Bologna who were trying to disrupt a planned campaign appearance by the head of the neo-fascist Forza Nuova.
  • German reporter freed from Turkish jail, pending trial

    German reporter freed from Turkish jail, pending trial

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:47 AM EST2018-02-16 16:47:54 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 3:24 PM EST2018-02-16 20:24:11 GMT
    A journalist working for a German newspaper who was detained in Turkey for more than a year is being released from jail pending trial, German officials and his lawyer said Friday.
    A journalist working for a German newspaper who was detained in Turkey for more than a year is being released from jail pending trial, German officials and his lawyer said Friday.
  • Clarification: White House-Spanish story

    Clarification: White House-Spanish story

    Saturday, February 10 2018 12:52 AM EST2018-02-10 05:52:20 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 2:39 PM EST2018-02-16 19:39:02 GMT

    A year into the Trump administration, the White House website still has no Spanish-language content.

    A year into the Trump administration, the White House website still has no Spanish-language content.

  • Ethiopia declares state of emergency amid wide protests

    Ethiopia declares state of emergency amid wide protests

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:01 PM EST2018-02-16 18:01:13 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 2:02 PM EST2018-02-16 19:02:03 GMT
    Ethiopian officials have declared a state of emergency amid widespread anti-government protests that have persisted for more than two years and in which hundreds have been killed and several thousand detained, the...
    Ethiopian officials have declared a state of emergency amid widespread anti-government protests that have persisted for more than two years and in which hundreds have been killed and several thousand detained, the majority of whom have since been released.
  • UN chief: Beware nuclear North Korea, back global unity

    UN chief: Beware nuclear North Korea, back global unity

    Friday, February 16 2018 4:46 AM EST2018-02-16 09:46:30 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 2:02 PM EST2018-02-16 19:02:01 GMT
    Dozens of world leaders, top defense officials and diplomats are gathering in southern Germany for an influential security conference amid growing strains between the U.S. and other NATO nations and Russia over the...
    Dozens of world leaders, top defense officials and diplomats are gathering in southern Germany for an influential security conference amid growing strains between the U.S. and other NATO nations and Russia over the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine.
  • Iranian passenger plane skids off runway on landing

    Iranian passenger plane skids off runway on landing

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:01 PM EST2018-02-16 18:01:15 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 1:51 PM EST2018-02-16 18:51:00 GMT
    Iran's official IRNA news agency is reporting that an Iranian passenger plane has skidded off the runway after its landing gear jammed during a domestic flight.
    Iran's official IRNA news agency is reporting that an Iranian passenger plane has skidded off the runway after its landing gear jammed during a domestic flight.
  • France drops rape investigation against budget minister

    France drops rape investigation against budget minister

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:27 PM EST2018-02-16 18:27:45 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 1:50 PM EST2018-02-16 18:50:57 GMT
    French investigators have dropped an investigation into rape accusations against President Emmanuel Macron's budget minister, citing lack of evidence.
    French investigators have dropped an investigation into rape accusations against President Emmanuel Macron's budget minister, citing lack of evidence.
  • Hawaii man admits punching police outside Buckingham Palace

    Hawaii man admits punching police outside Buckingham Palace

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:38 PM EST2018-02-16 17:38:07 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 12:45 PM EST2018-02-16 17:45:12 GMT
    A tourist from Hawaii has pleaded guilty to punching two London police officers outside Buckingham Palace.
    A tourist from Hawaii has pleaded guilty to punching two London police officers outside Buckingham Palace.
  • Hezbollah: US not honest broker in Lebanon's gas dispute

    Hezbollah: US not honest broker in Lebanon's gas dispute

    Friday, February 16 2018 10:41 AM EST2018-02-16 15:41:21 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 12:31 PM EST2018-02-16 17:31:16 GMT
    The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah is urging fellow politicians not to let the U.S. administration divide their ranks while it mediates a dispute with Israel over offshore gas drilling rights.
    The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah is urging fellow politicians not to let the U.S. administration divide their ranks while it mediates a dispute with Israel over offshore gas drilling rights.
  • Inquest opens on death of baby in Kenya poll violence

    Inquest opens on death of baby in Kenya poll violence

    Friday, February 16 2018 10:06 AM EST2018-02-16 15:06:41 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 12:27 PM EST2018-02-16 17:27:57 GMT
    An inquest has started in Kenya's western town of Kisumu into the death of a six-month-old baby who was allegedly hit on the head by police during opposition protests last year against President Uhuru Kenyatta's...
    An inquest has started in Kenya's western town of Kisumu into the death of a six-month-old baby who was allegedly hit on the head by police during opposition protests last year against President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election.
  • Polish, German leaders emphasize common ground in 1st visit

    Polish, German leaders emphasize common ground in 1st visit

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:29 AM EST2018-02-16 16:29:51 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 11:37 AM EST2018-02-16 16:37:54 GMT
    The leaders of Germany and Poland sought Friday to calm their ruffled relations, underlining areas of agreement on improving the Europe Union's external borders and the need to bolster the bloc's joint defense...
    The leaders of Germany and Poland sought Friday to calm their ruffled relations, underlining areas of agreement on improving the Europe Union's external borders and the need to bolster the bloc's joint defense efforts.
  • US, Turkey return from brink, aim to 'normalize' ties

    US, Turkey return from brink, aim to 'normalize' ties

    Friday, February 16 2018 3:06 AM EST2018-02-16 08:06:33 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 11:02 AM EST2018-02-16 16:02:48 GMT
    Dozens of demonstrators have marched to a building where the top U.S. and Turkish diplomats are meeting in a bid to ease one of the worst tensions in years between the two NATO allies.
    Dozens of demonstrators have marched to a building where the top U.S. and Turkish diplomats are meeting in a bid to ease one of the worst tensions in years between the two NATO allies.
  • Family grieves Philippine maid found dead in Kuwait freezer

    Family grieves Philippine maid found dead in Kuwait freezer

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:56 AM EST2018-02-16 06:56:37 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 11:02 AM EST2018-02-16 16:02:45 GMT
    The body of a Filipino housemaid found stuffed in a freezer in an abandoned apartment in Kuwait has been returned to the Philippines to her grieving family.
    The body of a Filipino housemaid found stuffed in a freezer in an abandoned apartment in Kuwait has been returned to the Philippines to her grieving family.
  • Booker Prize to mark 50th birthday by naming overall champ

    Booker Prize to mark 50th birthday by naming overall champ

    Friday, February 16 2018 9:46 AM EST2018-02-16 14:46:48 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 9:58 AM EST2018-02-16 14:58:22 GMT
    Organizers of the Man Booker Prize for fiction are marking the award's 50th anniversary by choosing an overall champion from past winners.
    Organizers of the Man Booker Prize for fiction are marking the award's 50th anniversary by choosing an overall champion from past winners.
  • Germany arrests suspected member of al-Shabab militia

    Germany arrests suspected member of al-Shabab militia

    Friday, February 16 2018 9:47 AM EST2018-02-16 14:47:06 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 9:56 AM EST2018-02-16 14:56:55 GMT
    German authorities have arrested a 20-year-old Somali man on suspicion of being a member of the extremist militia al-Shabab.
    German authorities have arrested a 20-year-old Somali man on suspicion of being a member of the extremist militia al-Shabab.
  • Hungary's Orban steps up crackdown on critics before vote

    Hungary's Orban steps up crackdown on critics before vote

    Friday, February 16 2018 6:06 AM EST2018-02-16 11:06:31 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 9:28 AM EST2018-02-16 14:28:43 GMT
    Hungary's prime minister is stepping up efforts to silence civic group critical of his government ahead of April elections which will likely result in his third consecutive term.
    Hungary's prime minister is stepping up efforts to silence civic group critical of his government ahead of April elections which will likely result in his third consecutive term.
  • Students celebrate 1st child born in an independent Kosovo

    Students celebrate 1st child born in an independent Kosovo

    Friday, February 16 2018 8:49 AM EST2018-02-16 13:49:11 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 9:24 AM EST2018-02-16 14:24:19 GMT
    All the students in a tiny village in Kosovo have gathered to celebrate a very special day for Pavaresia Sopi _ a 10th birthday with deep significance for her whole Balkan nation.
    All the students in a tiny village in Kosovo have gathered to celebrate a very special day for Pavaresia Sopi _ a 10th birthday with deep significance for her whole Balkan nation.
  • German nationalist censured by own party over Turkish slurs

    German nationalist censured by own party over Turkish slurs

    Friday, February 16 2018 9:06 AM EST2018-02-16 14:06:40 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 9:09 AM EST2018-02-16 14:09:04 GMT
    The nationalist Alternative for Germany party has rebuked one of its leading figures for describing Turks as 'camel drivers'.
    The nationalist Alternative for Germany party has rebuked one of its leading figures for describing Turks as 'camel drivers'.
  • 2 key UN agencies denounce anti-migration plan in Hungary

    2 key UN agencies denounce anti-migration plan in Hungary

    Friday, February 16 2018 8:56 AM EST2018-02-16 13:56:38 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 8:58 AM EST2018-02-16 13:58:27 GMT
    Two United Nations agencies are denouncing proposals by Hungary's government to tax and penalize groups that assist migrants inside the country.
    Two United Nations agencies are denouncing proposals by Hungary's government to tax and penalize groups that assist migrants inside the country.
  • Pakistan to send troops to Saudi Arabia on training mission

    Pakistan to send troops to Saudi Arabia on training mission

    Friday, February 16 2018 8:06 AM EST2018-02-16 13:06:35 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 8:21 AM EST2018-02-16 13:21:48 GMT
    Pakistan's military says it is sending troops to assist Saudi Arabia on a training mission but that they will not be deployed in conflict zones outside the kingdom.
    Pakistan's military says it is sending troops to assist Saudi Arabia on a training mission but that they will not be deployed in conflict zones outside the kingdom.
  • Seoul footing record tab for North Korea at 2018 Olympics

    Seoul footing record tab for North Korea at 2018 Olympics

    Friday, February 16 2018 3:46 AM EST2018-02-16 08:46:29 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 6:47 AM EST2018-02-16 11:47:57 GMT
    Seoul allots record $2.5 million to pay for hundreds of North Koreans attending the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
    Seoul allots record $2.5 million to pay for hundreds of North Koreans attending the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
  • Australian leaders open hostile rift over office affair

    Australian leaders open hostile rift over office affair

    Thursday, February 15 2018 3:55 AM EST2018-02-15 08:55:58 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 5:41 AM EST2018-02-16 10:41:54 GMT
    Australia's prime minister has banned government ministers from having sex with staff as his deputy battles for his political survival over revelations that he is expecting a baby with a former press secretary.
    Australia's prime minister has banned government ministers from having sex with staff as his deputy battles for his political survival over revelations that he is expecting a baby with a former press secretary.
  • Russian mother grieves for son killed by US strike in Syria

    Russian mother grieves for son killed by US strike in Syria

    Thursday, February 15 2018 2:10 PM EST2018-02-15 19:10:59 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 3:49 AM EST2018-02-16 08:49:14 GMT
    For Russian mother Farkhanur Gavrilova, the blow came a week ago when an acquaintance called her to say her son was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Syria that pitted Russian and U.S. combatants against each other for...
    For Russian mother Farkhanur Gavrilova, the blow came a week ago when an acquaintance called her to say her son was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Syria that pitted Russian and U.S. combatants against each other for the first time in the Syrian war.
  • South African limbo ends with new president, Cyril Ramaphosa

    South African limbo ends with new president, Cyril Ramaphosa

    Thursday, February 15 2018 3:55 AM EST2018-02-15 08:55:52 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 3:19 AM EST2018-02-16 08:19:29 GMT
    Ramaphosa poised to become South Africa's new president in parliament vote Thursday.
    Ramaphosa poised to become South Africa's new president in parliament vote Thursday.
  • Russia: 5 citizens probably killed by US strike in Syria

    Russia: 5 citizens probably killed by US strike in Syria

    Thursday, February 15 2018 9:40 AM EST2018-02-15 14:40:25 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 2:02 AM EST2018-02-16 07:02:12 GMT
    After a week of swirling controversy, Russia has acknowledged that five of its citizens may have been killed by a U.S. strike in Syria, the first time Russians have died at U.S. hands in Syria.
    After a week of swirling controversy, Russia has acknowledged that five of its citizens may have been killed by a U.S. strike in Syria, the first time Russians have died at U.S. hands in Syria.
  • Ramaphosa aims to lead South Africa out of corruption swamp

    Ramaphosa aims to lead South Africa out of corruption swamp

    Thursday, February 15 2018 5:49 AM EST2018-02-15 10:49:15 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 2:01 AM EST2018-02-16 07:01:44 GMT
    South Africa's new leader Cyril Ramaphosa aims to lead country out of corruption swamp, but 2019 election poses challenge.
    South Africa's new leader Cyril Ramaphosa aims to lead country out of corruption swamp, but 2019 election poses challenge.
  • Tense times in US-Turkey relations as officials huddle

    Tense times in US-Turkey relations as officials huddle

    Thursday, February 15 2018 6:36 AM EST2018-02-15 11:36:23 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 1:42 AM EST2018-02-16 06:42:13 GMT
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the United States and Turkey are having an open dialogue about their growing differences over the fight in Syria, and are "finding common ground.".
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the United States and Turkey are having an open dialogue about their growing differences over the fight in Syria, and are "finding common ground.".
  • Court received 1.17 million war crimes claims from Afghans

    Court received 1.17 million war crimes claims from Afghans

    Thursday, February 15 2018 3:46 PM EST2018-02-15 20:46:20 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 12:50 AM EST2018-02-16 05:50:11 GMT
    The International Criminal Court says it has received over 1 million statements from Afghans claiming to be victims of war crimes.
    The International Criminal Court says it has received over 1 million statements from Afghans claiming to be victims of war crimes.
  • US says detainee studied in Louisiana, became IS fighter

    US says detainee studied in Louisiana, became IS fighter

    Thursday, February 15 2018 2:05 AM EST2018-02-15 07:05:49 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 7:43 PM EST2018-02-16 00:43:15 GMT
    The U.S. says an American detained by U.S. forces was carrying thumb drives containing bomb-making files and documents describing work he did for the Islamic State group at the time he surrendered in Syria last year.
    The U.S. says an American detained by U.S. forces was carrying thumb drives containing bomb-making files and documents describing work he did for the Islamic State group at the time he surrendered in Syria last year.
  • Ethiopia's prime minister submits resignation after protests

    Ethiopia's prime minister submits resignation after protests

    Thursday, February 15 2018 7:16 AM EST2018-02-15 12:16:04 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 7:43 PM EST2018-02-16 00:43:08 GMT
    Ethiopia prime minister submits resignation letter amid protests: state-affiliated broadcaster.
    Ethiopia prime minister submits resignation letter amid protests: state-affiliated broadcaster.
  • Tillerson in Beirut wades into Lebanon-Israel border dispute

    Tillerson in Beirut wades into Lebanon-Israel border dispute

    Thursday, February 15 2018 5:06 AM EST2018-02-15 10:06:00 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 7:43 PM EST2018-02-16 00:43:00 GMT
    Tillerson arrives in Lebanon as part of Mideast trip, most senior Trump administration official to visit the country.
    Tillerson arrives in Lebanon as part of Mideast trip, most senior Trump administration official to visit the country.
  • Appeals court declares Trump travel ban unconstitutional

    Appeals court declares Trump travel ban unconstitutional

    Thursday, February 15 2018 11:48 AM EST2018-02-15 16:48:25 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 7:31 PM EST2018-02-16 00:31:30 GMT

    A federal appeals court has ruled that President Donald Trump's latest ban on travelers from six largely Muslim countries is unconstitutional.

    A federal appeals court has ruled that President Donald Trump's latest ban on travelers from six largely Muslim countries is unconstitutional.

  • US bars ex-Albanian prosecutor for alleged corruption ties

    US bars ex-Albanian prosecutor for alleged corruption ties

    Thursday, February 15 2018 4:28 PM EST2018-02-15 21:28:26 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 4:56 PM EST2018-02-15 21:56:27 GMT
    United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson publicly designated former Albanian Prosecutor General Adriatik Llalla due to his involvement in significant corruption.
    United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson publicly designated former Albanian Prosecutor General Adriatik Llalla due to his involvement in significant corruption.
  • English ex-soccer coach convicted of 43 sex-abuse charges

    English ex-soccer coach convicted of 43 sex-abuse charges

    Thursday, February 15 2018 10:20 AM EST2018-02-15 15:20:54 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 4:30 PM EST2018-02-15 21:30:00 GMT
    A former English youth soccer coach has been found guilty of three more charges of sexual abuse on young players.
    A former English youth soccer coach has been found guilty of three more charges of sexual abuse on young players.
  • The Latest: Tillerson: Kurds never got heavy weapons from US

    The Latest: Tillerson: Kurds never got heavy weapons from US

    Thursday, February 15 2018 8:19 AM EST2018-02-15 13:19:24 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 3:22 PM EST2018-02-15 20:22:41 GMT
    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is urging Hezbollah to cease its activities abroad to help reduce tensions in the region.
    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is urging Hezbollah to cease its activities abroad to help reduce tensions in the region.
  • The Latest: UN says Syria envoy overstated fatalities

    The Latest: UN says Syria envoy overstated fatalities

    Thursday, February 15 2018 8:29 AM EST2018-02-15 13:29:05 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 3:22 PM EST2018-02-15 20:22:31 GMT
    Russian Foreign Ministry says 5 Russians killed in a U.S. strike in Syria, the first official recognition of Russian deaths in the incident that has threatened to further strain Russia-U.S. ties.
    Russian Foreign Ministry says 5 Russians killed in a U.S. strike in Syria, the first official recognition of Russian deaths in the incident that has threatened to further strain Russia-U.S. ties.
  • German officials decry nationalist's anti-Turkish speech

    German officials decry nationalist's anti-Turkish speech

    Thursday, February 15 2018 9:40 AM EST2018-02-15 14:40:16 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 3:22 PM EST2018-02-15 20:22:16 GMT
    Top German officials and Turkish immigrant leaders have sharply condemned a speech by a German nationalist who insulted Turks as "camel drivers" and immigrants with dual passports as a "homeless mob.".
    Top German officials and Turkish immigrant leaders have sharply condemned a speech by a German nationalist who insulted Turks as "camel drivers" and immigrants with dual passports as a "homeless mob.".
  • Vatican seeks to defuse scandal, says pope meets victims

    Vatican seeks to defuse scandal, says pope meets victims

    Thursday, February 15 2018 5:56 AM EST2018-02-15 10:56:07 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 2:11 PM EST2018-02-15 19:11:11 GMT
    Vatican seeks to defuse Chile scandal, says pope meets frequently with abuse victims to help them heal.
    Vatican seeks to defuse Chile scandal, says pope meets frequently with abuse victims to help them heal.
  • Turkish PM tells Merkel: trial for German reporter shortly

    Turkish PM tells Merkel: trial for German reporter shortly

    Thursday, February 15 2018 4:46 AM EST2018-02-15 09:46:02 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 1:36 PM EST2018-02-15 18:36:31 GMT
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim in Berlin.
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim in Berlin.
  • Italy court sends right-to-die case to Constitutional Court

    Italy court sends right-to-die case to Constitutional Court

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 2:15 PM EST2018-02-14 19:15:00 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 11:30 AM EST2018-02-15 16:30:26 GMT
    A court in Milan has asked Italy's Constitutional Court to rule in the case of a right-to-die advocate who brought a well-known DJ to an assisted suicide clinic in Switzerland to die after he was paralyzed in a car...
    A court in Milan has asked Italy's Constitutional Court to rule in the case of a right-to-die advocate who brought a well-known DJ to an assisted suicide clinic in Switzerland to die after he was paralyzed in a car crash.
  • The Latest: Ramaphosa takes oath as South Africa's president

    The Latest: Ramaphosa takes oath as South Africa's president

    Thursday, February 15 2018 4:25 AM EST2018-02-15 09:25:58 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 11:28 AM EST2018-02-15 16:28:20 GMT
    The Latest: Zuma's resignation now final, parliament says; new leader to be chosen Thursday.
    The Latest: Zuma's resignation now final, parliament says; new leader to be chosen Thursday.
  • Hearse with Denmark prince leaves for Copenhagen chapel

    Hearse with Denmark prince leaves for Copenhagen chapel

    Thursday, February 15 2018 4:45 AM EST2018-02-15 09:45:55 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 11:09 AM EST2018-02-15 16:09:46 GMT
    A casket carrying Denmark's Prince Henrik, who died Tuesday, has left a palace in the country's north for a downtown Copenhagen chapel where it will be on display until a private funeral next week.
    A casket carrying Denmark's Prince Henrik, who died Tuesday, has left a palace in the country's north for a downtown Copenhagen chapel where it will be on display until a private funeral next week.
  • 3 skiers die in avalanche in the French Pyrenees

    3 skiers die in avalanche in the French Pyrenees

    Thursday, February 15 2018 10:26 AM EST2018-02-15 15:26:05 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 11:02 AM EST2018-02-15 16:02:27 GMT
    Authorities say three skiers have died after being swept away by an avalanche in the French Pyrenees.
    Authorities say three skiers have died after being swept away by an avalanche in the French Pyrenees.
  • Specialist prosecutor for Kosovo court standing down

    Specialist prosecutor for Kosovo court standing down

    Thursday, February 15 2018 9:19 AM EST2018-02-15 14:19:43 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 9:46 AM EST2018-02-15 14:46:11 GMT
    The American prosecutor working to bring to justice former members of the Kosovo Liberation Army accused of crimes against ethnic Serbs in Kosovo's war for independence is stepping down at the end of next month.
    The American prosecutor working to bring to justice former members of the Kosovo Liberation Army accused of crimes against ethnic Serbs in Kosovo's war for independence is stepping down at the end of next month.
  • Greek ex-prime minister files complaint vs current leader

    Greek ex-prime minister files complaint vs current leader

    Thursday, February 15 2018 6:25 AM EST2018-02-15 11:25:56 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 9:16 AM EST2018-02-15 14:16:43 GMT
    A former Greek prime minister accused of involvement in a pharmaceutical bribery scandal has filed a criminal complaint against current Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and another six people, including the deputy...
    A former Greek prime minister accused of involvement in a pharmaceutical bribery scandal has filed a criminal complaint against current Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and another six people, including the deputy justice minister and three prosecutors.
  • UN: Afghan civilian casualties decreased 9 percent in 2017

    UN: Afghan civilian casualties decreased 9 percent in 2017

    Thursday, February 15 2018 12:56 AM EST2018-02-15 05:56:02 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 8:50 AM EST2018-02-15 13:50:21 GMT
    UN says number of civilians killed and wounded in Afghanistan decreased by 9 percent in 2017.
    UN says number of civilians killed and wounded in Afghanistan decreased by 9 percent in 2017.
  • Scandals finally catch up with South Africa's Zuma

    Scandals finally catch up with South Africa's Zuma

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 6:18 PM EST2018-02-14 23:18:02 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 6:26 AM EST2018-02-15 11:26:07 GMT
    As scandal after scandal unfolded, South African President Jacob Zuma maintained an affable demeanor in public, rallied his support base and, it is alleged, enabled his corrupt associates. Eventually, he ran out of...
    As scandal after scandal unfolded, South African President Jacob Zuma maintained an affable demeanor in public, rallied his support base and, it is alleged, enabled his corrupt associates. Eventually, he ran out of options.
  • How to get cleaner air? Germany considers free mass transit

    How to get cleaner air? Germany considers free mass transit

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 10:45 AM EST2018-02-14 15:45:18 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 5:42 AM EST2018-02-15 10:42:40 GMT
    In an effort to get cleaner air, some officials in Germany want residents to leave their polluting cars at home and take free mass transit.
    In an effort to get cleaner air, some officials in Germany want residents to leave their polluting cars at home and take free mass transit.
  • Israel's Netanyahu is no stranger to scandals

    Israel's Netanyahu is no stranger to scandals

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 3:25 PM EST2018-02-14 20:25:27 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 5:02 AM EST2018-02-15 10:02:08 GMT
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, fighting for his political life after being accused of taking bribes from billionaire supporters, is no stranger to scandal.
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, fighting for his political life after being accused of taking bribes from billionaire supporters, is no stranger to scandal.
  • 6 African nations among the worst to be young in a war zone

    6 African nations among the worst to be young in a war zone

    Thursday, February 15 2018 3:56 AM EST2018-02-15 08:56:01 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 5:01 AM EST2018-02-15 10:01:37 GMT
    6 African nations among the world's worst to be a child in a war zone, new report says.
    6 African nations among the world's worst to be a child in a war zone, new report says.
  • $30 billion pledged in Kuwait at summit to rebuild Iraq

    $30 billion pledged in Kuwait at summit to rebuild Iraq

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 3:04 AM EST2018-02-14 08:04:58 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 4:38 AM EST2018-02-15 09:38:29 GMT
    Kuwait's ruling emir says nation will give $1 billion in loans, $1 billion in direct investments to help rebuild Iraq.
    Kuwait's ruling emir says nation will give $1 billion in loans, $1 billion in direct investments to help rebuild Iraq.
  • South African President Zuma succumbs to pressure, resigns

    South African President Zuma succumbs to pressure, resigns

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:44 AM EST2018-02-14 06:44:46 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 3:21 AM EST2018-02-15 08:21:38 GMT
    South African police raid residential compound of a business family suspected of using its ties to President Jacob Zuma to influence Cabinet appointments and land state contracts.
    South African police raid residential compound of a business family suspected of using its ties to President Jacob Zuma to influence Cabinet appointments and land state contracts.
  • Venezuelan girl to live with Utah mother of jailed American

    Venezuelan girl to live with Utah mother of jailed American

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 6:07 PM EST2018-02-14 23:07:48 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 1:58 AM EST2018-02-15 06:58:20 GMT
    A 7-year-old Venezuelan girl has made it to the United States after a long fight to take her away from the turbulent South American nation where her jailed mother and the mother's American boyfriend work to win...
    A 7-year-old Venezuelan girl has made it to the United States after a long fight to take her away from the turbulent South American nation where her jailed mother and the mother's American boyfriend work to win their freedom.
  • Admiral says North Korea aiming to reunify Korean Peninsula

    Admiral says North Korea aiming to reunify Korean Peninsula

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 11:14 AM EST2018-02-14 16:14:56 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 1:48 AM EST2018-02-15 06:48:41 GMT
    The senior U.S. Navy officer overseeing military operations in the Pacific says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's long-term goal is to reunify the divided Korean Peninsula under his totalitarian regime.
    The senior U.S. Navy officer overseeing military operations in the Pacific says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's long-term goal is to reunify the divided Korean Peninsula under his totalitarian regime.
  • Group of senators reaches immigration deal on Dreamers, wall

    Group of senators reaches immigration deal on Dreamers, wall

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 10:17 AM EST2018-02-14 15:17:11 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 1:07 AM EST2018-02-15 06:07:38 GMT
    President Donald Trump is sending a message to the Senate on immigration: Pass a bill based on his priorities.
    President Donald Trump is sending a message to the Senate on immigration: Pass a bill based on his priorities.
  • Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dies at 65

    Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dies at 65

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 3:15 PM EST2018-02-14 20:15:58 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 1:03 AM EST2018-02-15 06:03:09 GMT
    Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dies at age 65, party spokesman says.
    Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dies at age 65, party spokesman says.
  • French court acquits 1 man, convicts 2 in terror-tied trial

    French court acquits 1 man, convicts 2 in terror-tied trial

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 11:54 AM EST2018-02-14 16:54:59 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 11:20 PM EST2018-02-15 04:20:29 GMT
    A French court on Wednesday acquitted a man charged with harboring Islamic extremists after they carried out the 2015 Paris attacks, in the first trial related to the country's deadliest extremist violence since...
    A French court on Wednesday acquitted a man charged with harboring Islamic extremists after they carried out the 2015 Paris attacks, in the first trial related to the country's deadliest extremist violence since World War II.
  • The Latest: South Africa's ANC welcomes Zuma's departure

    The Latest: South Africa's ANC welcomes Zuma's departure

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 5:54 AM EST2018-02-14 10:54:51 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 10:45 PM EST2018-02-15 03:45:52 GMT
    The Latest: South Africa's ANC preparing for no-confidence motion against Zuma on Thursday.
    The Latest: South Africa's ANC preparing for no-confidence motion against Zuma on Thursday.
  • Russians launch cargo ship to space station after 2-day halt

    Russians launch cargo ship to space station after 2-day halt

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 7:04 AM EST2018-02-13 12:04:26 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 9:23 PM EST2018-02-15 02:23:13 GMT
    An unmanned Russian cargo ship has blasted off for the International Space Station, two days after the original launch was scrubbed.
    An unmanned Russian cargo ship has blasted off for the International Space Station, two days after the original launch was scrubbed.
  • Democrats negotiating with FBI on classified info in memo

    Democrats negotiating with FBI on classified info in memo

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:16 PM EST2018-02-14 18:16:38 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 8:42 PM EST2018-02-15 01:42:53 GMT
    The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said Wednesday that he is continuing to negotiate with the FBI over the release of a memo about secret surveillance of a Trump campaign adviser.
    The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said Wednesday that he is continuing to negotiate with the FBI over the release of a memo about secret surveillance of a Trump campaign adviser.
  • The Latest: Centrist leader says Netanyahu should resign

    The Latest: Centrist leader says Netanyahu should resign

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 3:06 AM EST2018-02-14 08:06:20 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 8:37 PM EST2018-02-15 01:37:24 GMT
    The Latest: Israeli opposition politicians call on PM Netanyahu to resign after police recommended corruption charges.
    The Latest: Israeli opposition politicians call on PM Netanyahu to resign after police recommended corruption charges.
  • Taliban letter addresses 'American people,' urges talks

    Taliban letter addresses 'American people,' urges talks

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 12:15 PM EST2018-02-14 17:15:03 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 6:22 PM EST2018-02-14 23:22:48 GMT
    Taliban address letter to "American people" urging direct talks with the U.S administration, urging "masses" to press president and Congress to remove troops from Afghanistan.
    Taliban address letter to "American people" urging direct talks with the U.S administration, urging "masses" to press president and Congress to remove troops from Afghanistan.
  • Dutch law to make everyone organ donors unless they opt out

    Dutch law to make everyone organ donors unless they opt out

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 12:16 PM EST2018-02-13 17:16:45 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 5:21 PM EST2018-02-14 22:21:43 GMT

    Dutch senators have approved a new law that makes everybody a potential organ donor unless they decide to opt out of the system.

    Dutch senators have approved a new law that makes everybody a potential organ donor unless they decide to opt out of the system.

  • UK unveils new technology to fight extremist content online

    UK unveils new technology to fight extremist content online

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 6:14 AM EST2018-02-13 11:14:29 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 4:22 PM EST2018-02-14 21:22:44 GMT
    Britain's Home Secretary is unveiling new technology to try to remove extremist material from social media.
    Britain's Home Secretary is unveiling new technology to try to remove extremist material from social media.
  • Longest-serving Dutch premier, Ruud Lubbers, dies at 78

    Longest-serving Dutch premier, Ruud Lubbers, dies at 78

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:15 PM EST2018-02-14 18:15:17 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 3:28 PM EST2018-02-14 20:28:34 GMT
    Ruud Lubbers, the Netherlands' longest-serving prime minister who guided his country through economic turmoil to prosperity, and helped shape the foundations of the European Union, has died at 78.
    Ruud Lubbers, the Netherlands' longest-serving prime minister who guided his country through economic turmoil to prosperity, and helped shape the foundations of the European Union, has died at 78.
  • Russia seeks to regulate private military contractors

    Russia seeks to regulate private military contractors

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 6:55 AM EST2018-02-14 11:55:12 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 3:22 PM EST2018-02-14 20:22:24 GMT
    A senior lawmaker says the Russian parliament is working on a bill to regulate private military companies, a statement that comes amid reports about an unknown number of Russian military contractors killed in a...
    A senior lawmaker says the Russian parliament is working on a bill to regulate private military companies, a statement that comes amid reports about an unknown number of Russian military contractors killed in a U.S. strike in Syria.
  • Frenchman admits killing girl who vanished from Alps wedding

    Frenchman admits killing girl who vanished from Alps wedding

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 12:56 PM EST2018-02-14 17:56:41 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 3:21 PM EST2018-02-14 20:21:58 GMT
    French authorities say a man in custody confessed to "unintentionally" killing a 9-year-old girl whose disappearance from a wedding party in the French Alps prompted nationwide concern.
    French authorities say a man in custody confessed to "unintentionally" killing a 9-year-old girl whose disappearance from a wedding party in the French Alps prompted nationwide concern.
  • France: 'Perpetual' house arrest prompts vote, hunger strike

    France: 'Perpetual' house arrest prompts vote, hunger strike

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:16 PM EST2018-02-14 18:16:20 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 3:17 PM EST2018-02-14 20:17:27 GMT
    A man who has spent a decade under house arrest in France is awaiting a vote by lawmakers that could end his "open-air prison" or more likely, uphold it indefinitely.
    A man who has spent a decade under house arrest in France is awaiting a vote by lawmakers that could end his "open-air prison" or more likely, uphold it indefinitely.
  • Macedonia willing to add name 'qualifier' to satisfy Greece

    Macedonia willing to add name 'qualifier' to satisfy Greece

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 2:25 PM EST2018-02-14 19:25:23 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 2:29 PM EST2018-02-14 19:29:18 GMT
    Macedonia's prime minister says his country and Greece have made significant progress toward resolving their long-standing name dispute.
    Macedonia's prime minister says his country and Greece have made significant progress toward resolving their long-standing name dispute.
  • Talks to restore Northern Ireland government break down

    Talks to restore Northern Ireland government break down

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 11:45 AM EST2018-02-14 16:45:20 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 2:20 PM EST2018-02-14 19:20:18 GMT
    The leader of Northern Ireland's biggest political party says talks to restore the collapsed government in Belfast have failed.
    The leader of Northern Ireland's biggest political party says talks to restore the collapsed government in Belfast have failed.
  • 'Corporate capitulation': Mercedes chided for China apology

    'Corporate capitulation': Mercedes chided for China apology

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 12:05 PM EST2018-02-14 17:05:08 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:38 PM EST2018-02-14 18:38:15 GMT
    Two Republican lawmakers are lashing out at Mercedes-Benz for apologizing in China for citing Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama.
    Two Republican lawmakers are lashing out at Mercedes-Benz for apologizing in China for citing Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama.
  • US boosts aid to Jordan despite Trump threats of cuts

    US boosts aid to Jordan despite Trump threats of cuts

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 2:06 AM EST2018-02-14 07:06:10 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:28 PM EST2018-02-14 18:28:47 GMT
    Despite repeated threats to punish countries that don't agree with U.S. Mideast policy, the Trump administration is set to boost aid to Jordan by more than $1 billion over the next five years.
    Despite repeated threats to punish countries that don't agree with U.S. Mideast policy, the Trump administration is set to boost aid to Jordan by more than $1 billion over the next five years.
  • Pakistan begins seizing charities linked to US-wanted cleric

    Pakistan begins seizing charities linked to US-wanted cleric

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 8:45 AM EST2018-02-14 13:45:00 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:28 PM EST2018-02-14 18:28:06 GMT
    Pakistan begins seizing assets of charities linked to radical cleric wanted by U.S., sought in Mumbai terrorist attacks.
    Pakistan begins seizing assets of charities linked to radical cleric wanted by U.S., sought in Mumbai terrorist attacks.
  • The Latest: UN may have to reassess Iraq mine-clearing work

    The Latest: UN may have to reassess Iraq mine-clearing work

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 9:45 AM EST2018-02-14 14:45:20 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:27 PM EST2018-02-14 18:27:51 GMT
    Kuwait says a total of $30 billion in pledges have been made at a summit on rebuilding Iraq after the Islamic State war.
    Kuwait says a total of $30 billion in pledges have been made at a summit on rebuilding Iraq after the Islamic State war.
  • Correction: Kenya-Reality Show-Farming story

    Correction: Kenya-Reality Show-Farming story

    Monday, February 12 2018 4:43 AM EST2018-02-12 09:43:35 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:25 PM EST2018-02-14 18:25:08 GMT
    'Can you dig it?' New farming reality TV show aims to bring young Africans back to the land.
    'Can you dig it?' New farming reality TV show aims to bring young Africans back to the land.
  • Germany pushes for release of journalist in Turkish prison

    Germany pushes for release of journalist in Turkish prison

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 5:34 AM EST2018-02-14 10:34:48 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 12:17 PM EST2018-02-14 17:17:14 GMT
    German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has called for the release of German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel who was arrested exactly one year ago in Istanbul.
    German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has called for the release of German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel who was arrested exactly one year ago in Istanbul.
  • UK's Boris Johnson seeks to reassure Brexit skeptics

    UK's Boris Johnson seeks to reassure Brexit skeptics

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 5:54 AM EST2018-02-14 10:54:48 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 12:05 PM EST2018-02-14 17:05:21 GMT
    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is aiming to reassure voters worried about leaving the European Union that "Brexit is not grounds for fear but hope.".
    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is aiming to reassure voters worried about leaving the European Union that "Brexit is not grounds for fear but hope.".
  • Israeli leader vows to carry on despite corruption charges

    Israeli leader vows to carry on despite corruption charges

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:44 AM EST2018-02-14 06:44:42 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 11:56 AM EST2018-02-14 16:56:49 GMT
    In embarrassing blow to Israel's embattled PM, police recommend Netanyahu be indicted on bribery, breach of trust.
    In embarrassing blow to Israel's embattled PM, police recommend Netanyahu be indicted on bribery, breach of trust.
  • Prince Henrik, husband of Danish monarch, dies at age 83

    Prince Henrik, husband of Danish monarch, dies at age 83

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 11:54 PM EST2018-02-14 04:54:47 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 11:55 AM EST2018-02-14 16:55:53 GMT
    Denmark's palace says Prince Henrik, the French-born husband of Danish monarch Queen Margrethe, has died.
    Denmark's palace says Prince Henrik, the French-born husband of Danish monarch Queen Margrethe, has died.
  • General strike in public services paralyzes Algeria

    General strike in public services paralyzes Algeria

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 11:45 AM EST2018-02-14 16:45:24 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 11:48 AM EST2018-02-14 16:48:13 GMT
    Public service labor unions have gone on strike in Algeria, paralyzed education, health, vocational training and the telecommunications industries.
    Public service labor unions have gone on strike in Algeria, paralyzed education, health, vocational training and the telecommunications industries.
  • NATO chief urges defense budget hike amid command expansion

    NATO chief urges defense budget hike amid command expansion

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 9:08 AM EST2018-02-14 14:08:00 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 11:18 AM EST2018-02-14 16:18:06 GMT
    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is urging European allies and Canada to keep ramping up defense spending, as the alliance expands its command headquarters in response to a more assertive Russia.
    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is urging European allies and Canada to keep ramping up defense spending, as the alliance expands its command headquarters in response to a more assertive Russia.
  • Kosovo president slams international war crimes court

    Kosovo president slams international war crimes court

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 8:45 AM EST2018-02-14 13:45:23 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 11:17 AM EST2018-02-14 16:17:26 GMT
    Kosovo's president has called an international war crimes court with jurisdiction over potential Kosovar suspects a "historical injustice," adding his government only reluctantly accepted it as the "price for its...
    Kosovo's president has called an international war crimes court with jurisdiction over potential Kosovar suspects a "historical injustice," adding his government only reluctantly accepted it as the "price for its liberty.".
  • The Latest: Man acquitted of harboring Paris attackers

    The Latest: Man acquitted of harboring Paris attackers

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 10:56 AM EST2018-02-14 15:56:00 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 11:04 AM EST2018-02-14 16:04:55 GMT
    A French court has acquitted a man charged with harboring Islamic extremists after they carried out the 2015 Paris attacks, in the first trial related to the country's deadliest extremist violence since World War II.
    A French court has acquitted a man charged with harboring Islamic extremists after they carried out the 2015 Paris attacks, in the first trial related to the country's deadliest extremist violence since World War II.
  • Lions kill suspected poacher in South African wildlife area

    Lions kill suspected poacher in South African wildlife area

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 10:17 AM EST2018-02-14 15:17:07 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 10:35 AM EST2018-02-14 15:35:37 GMT
    Managers of a wildlife area in South Africa say a pride of lions killed a suspected poacher; tracks indicate two accomplices escaped.
    Managers of a wildlife area in South Africa say a pride of lions killed a suspected poacher; tracks indicate two accomplices escaped.
  • Airport vehicles collide at London Heathrow; 1 dead, 1 hurt

    Airport vehicles collide at London Heathrow; 1 dead, 1 hurt

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 9:27 AM EST2018-02-14 14:27:58 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 10:26 AM EST2018-02-14 15:26:19 GMT
    Two airport vehicles collided on the airfield at Heathrow Airport on Wednesday, killing a British Airways engineer and injuring another man.
    Two airport vehicles collided on the airfield at Heathrow Airport on Wednesday, killing a British Airways engineer and injuring another man.
  • Slovenian schools closed as thousands of teachers strike

    Slovenian schools closed as thousands of teachers strike

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 6:54 AM EST2018-02-14 11:54:57 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 10:05 AM EST2018-02-14 15:05:29 GMT
    Slovenian teachers are rallying for higher wages in the latest strike by public sector workers in the small EU country.
    Slovenian teachers are rallying for higher wages in the latest strike by public sector workers in the small EU country.
  • 'Deep down': Rivalry between Koreas, Japan transcends sports

    'Deep down': Rivalry between Koreas, Japan transcends sports

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 12:56 AM EST2018-02-14 05:56:14 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 9:47 AM EST2018-02-14 14:47:39 GMT
    There are sports rivalries _ and then there's Korea versus Japan, a near-toxic mix of history, violence, abuse and politics, with a (un)healthy dose of cultural chauvinism and envy mixed in.
    There are sports rivalries _ and then there's Korea versus Japan, a near-toxic mix of history, violence, abuse and politics, with a (un)healthy dose of cultural chauvinism and envy mixed in.
  • UK judge upholds arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder

    UK judge upholds arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 5:34 AM EST2018-02-13 10:34:14 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 8:51 AM EST2018-02-14 13:51:04 GMT
    A British judge is set to decide whether to quash or uphold an arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has spent more than five years evading the law inside Ecuador's London embassy.
    A British judge is set to decide whether to quash or uphold an arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has spent more than five years evading the law inside Ecuador's London embassy.
  • UK rejects return of Islamic State fighters despite US calls

    UK rejects return of Islamic State fighters despite US calls

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 5:14 AM EST2018-02-14 10:14:47 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 8:48 AM EST2018-02-14 13:48:44 GMT
    Britain's defense secretary says the U.K. does not want to take back two British Islamic State members caught in Syria despite U.S. appeals for countries to deal with citizens who are foreign fighters.
    Britain's defense secretary says the U.K. does not want to take back two British Islamic State members caught in Syria despite U.S. appeals for countries to deal with citizens who are foreign fighters.
  • French customs agents find stash of weapons in sports shop

    French customs agents find stash of weapons in sports shop

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 8:27 AM EST2018-02-14 13:27:35 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 8:35 AM EST2018-02-14 13:35:14 GMT
    French customs authorities seize giant stash of weapons discovered hidden at a sports store in the northern French region of Picardy.
    French customs authorities seize giant stash of weapons discovered hidden at a sports store in the northern French region of Picardy.
  • 'So proud': Parents' views on joint Korea hockey team evolve

    'So proud': Parents' views on joint Korea hockey team evolve

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 9:47 PM EST2018-02-14 02:47:17 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 8:35 AM EST2018-02-14 13:35:09 GMT
    Players of Koreas' joint hockey team are source of pride for their families for making history in inter-Korean relations.
    Players of Koreas' joint hockey team are source of pride for their families for making history in inter-Korean relations.
  • Minnie Driver quits Oxfam after sex in crisis zone scandal

    Minnie Driver quits Oxfam after sex in crisis zone scandal

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 4:36 AM EST2018-02-14 09:36:45 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 8:16 AM EST2018-02-14 13:16:30 GMT
    Minnie Driver has become the first celebrity ambassador of Oxfam to resign following the sex misconduct scandal.
    Minnie Driver has become the first celebrity ambassador of Oxfam to resign following the sex misconduct scandal.
  • Polish opposition activist Frasyniuk detained and charged

    Polish opposition activist Frasyniuk detained and charged

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 6:34 AM EST2018-02-14 11:34:50 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 6:47 AM EST2018-02-14 11:47:45 GMT
    A popular Polish opposition figure had been briefly detained by the police and brought handcuffed before a prosecutor in connection to a protest he took part in last year.
    A popular Polish opposition figure had been briefly detained by the police and brought handcuffed before a prosecutor in connection to a protest he took part in last year.
  • South Africa's film board bans Oscar short-listed movie

    South Africa's film board bans Oscar short-listed movie

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 5:15 AM EST2018-02-14 10:15:05 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 5:16 AM EST2018-02-14 10:16:36 GMT
    South Africa's film board bans Oscar short-listed movie over depiction of homosexuality.
    South Africa's film board bans Oscar short-listed movie over depiction of homosexuality.
  • Guatemalan ex-president, Oxfam chief held in corruption case

    Guatemalan ex-president, Oxfam chief held in corruption case

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 9:34 AM EST2018-02-13 14:34:20 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 3:17 AM EST2018-02-14 08:17:25 GMT
    Prosecutors say they have detained former Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom in a corruption case.
    Prosecutors say they have detained former Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom in a corruption case.
  • Reports of Russian deaths underscore dangers of Syria's war

    Reports of Russian deaths underscore dangers of Syria's war

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 4:45 PM EST2018-02-13 21:45:12 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 2:48 AM EST2018-02-14 07:48:06 GMT
    It's a scenario many feared in the fog of Syria's multi-front war: U.S. forces, responding to a provocation, killing Russian soldiers or mercenaries on a crowded battlefield.
    It's a scenario many feared in the fog of Syria's multi-front war: U.S. forces, responding to a provocation, killing Russian soldiers or mercenaries on a crowded battlefield.
  • Tongans face long wait for services to return after cyclone

    Tongans face long wait for services to return after cyclone

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 12:56 AM EST2018-02-14 05:56:21 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 2:47 AM EST2018-02-14 07:47:40 GMT
    Thousands of Tonga residents face a long wait for power and other services to be restored after a cyclone tore through the Pacific nation this week.
    Thousands of Tonga residents face a long wait for power and other services to be restored after a cyclone tore through the Pacific nation this week.
  • Turkey, Greece to use dialogue to calm Aegean tensions

    Turkey, Greece to use dialogue to calm Aegean tensions

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 2:34 AM EST2018-02-14 07:34:52 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 2:44 AM EST2018-02-14 07:44:43 GMT
    Turkey's prime minister says Turkey and Greece have agreed to settle tensions through dialogue, a day after a Greek coast guard vessel was damaged in a collision with a Turkish patrol boat in the Aegean Sea.
    Turkey's prime minister says Turkey and Greece have agreed to settle tensions through dialogue, a day after a Greek coast guard vessel was damaged in a collision with a Turkish patrol boat in the Aegean Sea.
  • Israel police recommend corruption charges against Netanyahu

    Israel police recommend corruption charges against Netanyahu

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 1:45 PM EST2018-02-13 18:45:29 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:46 AM EST2018-02-14 06:46:45 GMT
    Israeli media reports say that police have recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a pair of corruption cases. (Source: CNN)Israeli media reports say that police have recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a pair of corruption cases. (Source: CNN)

    Israeli media reports say that police have recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a pair of corruption cases.

    Israeli media reports say that police have recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a pair of corruption cases.

  • Australian deputy prime minister under pressure to resign

    Australian deputy prime minister under pressure to resign

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 7:34 PM EST2018-02-14 00:34:45 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:37 AM EST2018-02-14 06:37:19 GMT
    Australia's deputy prime minister is under pressure to resign as his party's leader over revelations of a relationship with a former staffer who is now pregnant.
    Australia's deputy prime minister is under pressure to resign as his party's leader over revelations of a relationship with a former staffer who is now pregnant.
  • Use of blackface in Brazil Carnival parade sparks debate

    Use of blackface in Brazil Carnival parade sparks debate

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 5:15 PM EST2018-02-13 22:15:01 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:06 AM EST2018-02-14 06:06:49 GMT
    A top samba school's use of blackface in a Carnival parade is sparking debate about depictions of race in Brazil, which is still grappling with a fraught racial legacy.
    A top samba school's use of blackface in a Carnival parade is sparking debate about depictions of race in Brazil, which is still grappling with a fraught racial legacy.
  • Summit host yanks Venezuela's invitation over early election

    Summit host yanks Venezuela's invitation over early election

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 7:54 PM EST2018-02-14 00:54:43 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:06 AM EST2018-02-14 06:06:41 GMT
    The host nation for a summit of Western Hemisphere leaders has withdrawn its invitation to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro over plans to hold an early election.
    The host nation for a summit of Western Hemisphere leaders has withdrawn its invitation to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro over plans to hold an early election.
  • South Africa's ruling party finally turns against Zuma

    South Africa's ruling party finally turns against Zuma

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 12:54 AM EST2018-02-13 05:54:05 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:06 AM EST2018-02-14 06:06:06 GMT
    Leaders of South Africa's ruling ANC party are struggling to remove President Jacob Zuma from office amid media reports that he asked for concessions in exchange for his resignation.
    Leaders of South Africa's ruling ANC party are struggling to remove President Jacob Zuma from office amid media reports that he asked for concessions in exchange for his resignation.
  • US says Myanmar makes life for Rohingya 'a death sentence'

    US says Myanmar makes life for Rohingya 'a death sentence'

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 6:44 PM EST2018-02-13 23:44:45 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 12:48 AM EST2018-02-14 05:48:57 GMT
    U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley is denouncing Myanmar's government for continuing to make life for Rohingya Muslims "a death sentence," citing the reporting of mass graves by The Associated Press and other news...
    U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley is denouncing Myanmar's government for continuing to make life for Rohingya Muslims "a death sentence," citing the reporting of mass graves by The Associated Press and other news organizations.
  • Russia: Human error, faulty sensor behind deadly plane crash

    Russia: Human error, faulty sensor behind deadly plane crash

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 8:04 AM EST2018-02-13 13:04:44 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 12:07 AM EST2018-02-14 05:07:13 GMT
    Russian investigators are studying information from the flight recorders of a Russian passenger plane that crashed near Moscow, killing all 71 people on board.
    Russian investigators are studying information from the flight recorders of a Russian passenger plane that crashed near Moscow, killing all 71 people on board.
  • 'New generation of Nigerians' marks Olympic bobsled debut

    'New generation of Nigerians' marks Olympic bobsled debut

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 4:34 AM EST2018-02-13 09:34:19 GMT
    Tuesday, February 13 2018 10:55 PM EST2018-02-14 03:55:14 GMT
    Despite being American-born, members of Nigeria's first-ever bobsled team say representing their African culture is second nature.
    Despite being American-born, members of Nigeria's first-ever bobsled team say representing their African culture is second nature.
  • Atlanta-bound Delta jet makes emergency landing in Nigeria

    Atlanta-bound Delta jet makes emergency landing in Nigeria

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 7:55 PM EST2018-02-14 00:55:15 GMT
    Tuesday, February 13 2018 8:51 PM EST2018-02-14 01:51:27 GMT
    Delta says engine issue forced an Atlanta-bound plane to turn back and make an emergency landing in Lagos, Nigeria.
    Delta says engine issue forced an Atlanta-bound plane to turn back and make an emergency landing in Lagos, Nigeria.
  • Reports: Russian contractors killed by US strike in Syria

    Reports: Russian contractors killed by US strike in Syria

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 11:34 AM EST2018-02-13 16:34:31 GMT
    Tuesday, February 13 2018 8:36 PM EST2018-02-14 01:36:39 GMT
    At least several private Russian military contractors have been reportedly killed by a U.S. strike in Syria, the deaths that could further fuel Russia-U.S. tensions if officially confirmed.
    At least several private Russian military contractors have been reportedly killed by a U.S. strike in Syria, the deaths that could further fuel Russia-U.S. tensions if officially confirmed.
  • The Latest: Luge win keeps Germany atop gold medal standings

    The Latest: Luge win keeps Germany atop gold medal standings

    Monday, February 12 2018 8:17 PM EST2018-02-13 01:17:38 GMT
    Tuesday, February 13 2018 8:02 PM EST2018-02-14 01:02:50 GMT
    There's been a highly unusual moment in the Olympic mixed doubles bronze medal match, with a Russian curler falling hard on her backside.
    There's been a highly unusual moment in the Olympic mixed doubles bronze medal match, with a Russian curler falling hard on her backside.
  • French trial on sex with 11-year-old fuels debate on consent

    French trial on sex with 11-year-old fuels debate on consent

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 4:54 AM EST2018-02-13 09:54:24 GMT
    Tuesday, February 13 2018 8:01 PM EST2018-02-14 01:01:39 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A 29-year-old man is set to appear in a French court for having sex with an 11-year-old girl last year, in a trial that has rekindled debate on the age of sexual consent in France.

    A 29-year-old man is set to appear in a French court for having sex with an 11-year-old girl last year, in a trial that has rekindled debate on the age of sexual consent in France.

  • The AP Asks: What would South Koreans ask a North Korean?

    The AP Asks: What would South Koreans ask a North Korean?

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 1:36 AM EST2018-02-13 06:36:25 GMT
    Tuesday, February 13 2018 7:58 PM EST2018-02-14 00:58:08 GMT
    With rare influx of North Koreans at the Pyeongchang Olympics, AP asks South Korean Olympic fans a question: If you had the chance, what would you ask a North Korean?.
    With rare influx of North Koreans at the Pyeongchang Olympics, AP asks South Korean Olympic fans a question: If you had the chance, what would you ask a North Korean?.
  • Egypt arrests ex-anti-graft chief in latest pre-vote turmoil

    Egypt arrests ex-anti-graft chief in latest pre-vote turmoil

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 7:44 AM EST2018-02-13 12:44:28 GMT
    Tuesday, February 13 2018 6:56 PM EST2018-02-13 23:56:05 GMT
    Egypt arrests former anti-graft chief in latest chapter of pre-election upheaval.
    Egypt arrests former anti-graft chief in latest chapter of pre-election upheaval.
  • The Latest: Israel PM: Recommendations to indict 'nothing'

    The Latest: Israel PM: Recommendations to indict 'nothing'

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 2:24 PM EST2018-02-13 19:24:28 GMT
    Tuesday, February 13 2018 6:48 PM EST2018-02-13 23:48:47 GMT
    Israel's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, says police recommendations to indict him on corruption charges "will end with nothing.
    Israel's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, says police recommendations to indict him on corruption charges "will end with nothing.
  • Greece, Turkey try to calm tensions after Aegean Sea crash

    Greece, Turkey try to calm tensions after Aegean Sea crash

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 4:34 AM EST2018-02-13 09:34:15 GMT
    Tuesday, February 13 2018 5:24 PM EST2018-02-13 22:24:54 GMT
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has issued a warning to Greece, Cyprus and international companies exploring for gas in the Mediterranean not to "step out of line" and encroach on Turkey's rights.
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has issued a warning to Greece, Cyprus and international companies exploring for gas in the Mediterranean not to "step out of line" and encroach on Turkey's rights.
  • AP Explains: South Africa's leader is told to go. What now?

    AP Explains: South Africa's leader is told to go. What now?

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 9:34 AM EST2018-02-13 14:34:24 GMT
    Tuesday, February 13 2018 4:47 PM EST2018-02-13 21:47:07 GMT
    AP Explains: South Africa's ruling party has told the president to resign. What now?.
    AP Explains: South Africa's ruling party has told the president to resign. What now?.
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