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Christians' ethnic inclusion in Sri Lanka keeps fragile calm

April 26, 2019

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — During the bad years, when rebels mostly from the ethnic minority Tamils and majority Sinhalese government forces were slaughtering each other in a horrific civil war,... more »»

 
 
 
At Kim-Putin summit, hearty handshakes and manspreading

April 26, 2019

TOKYO (AP) — The ambiance was friendly. Nice, comfy seats. An exchange of polite welcomes. more »»

Canada privacy watchdog taking Facebook to court

April 26, 2019

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada's privacy czar said Thursday that he is taking Facebook to court after finding that lax practices at the social media giant allowed personal information to be used... more »»

Officials: 25 Venezuelans believed missing after boat sinks

April 25, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Search teams combed the Caribbean on Thursday for 25 possible Venezuelan migrants missing after a boat sank in rough seas headed to the island of Trinidad, authorities... more »»

UN climate chief warns current path leads to 'catastrophe'

April 25, 2019

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. more »»

Rescuers search for 21 Venezuelans after boat capsizes

April 25, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Search teams hunted in the Caribbean on Thursday for 21 Venezuelans missing after a boat sank in rough seas en route to the island of Trinidad, authorities sai. more »»

Giraffes a tentative step closer toward federal protections

April 25, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Years after international watchdogs began warning that giraffes are sliding toward a silent extinction, the Trump administration is taking the first tentative steps toward... more »»

Mexico's crackdown forces migrants to more dangerous routes

April 25, 2019

ARRIAGA, Mexico (AP) — José Vallecillo, a 41-year-old metalworker from Honduras, has a good-paying job welding steel freight containers waiting for him in the northern Mexico city of Monterrey, a... more »»

The Latest: Protesters unimpressed by Macron's proposals

April 25, 2019

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on French President Emmanuel Macron's proposed solutions to the economic problems raised by yellow vest protesters (all times local):

8:50 p.m. more »»

AP Interview: Sri Lanka's PM says potential bombers at large

April 25, 2019

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's prime minister said Thursday that suspects linked to the coordinated Easter Sunday bomb attacks remain at large and could have access to explosives. more »»

6 Turkish journalists sent to jail after losing appeals

April 25, 2019

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Six former journalists and staff of an opposition newspaper in Turkey have returned to prison to serve their sentences after an appeals court confirmed their conviction on... more »»

Cyprus army captain claims he killed 5 women, 2 girls

April 25, 2019

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Police in Cyprus confronted the possibility Thursday that a serial killer had been at large in their midst after an army captain in custody for the deaths of two women... more »»

Putin says he'll brief US on summit with Kim

April 25, 2019

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (AP) — President Vladimir Putin says he's willing to share details with the United States about his summit on Thursday with Kim Jong Un, potentially raising Russia's influence... more »»

Macron offers tax cut to French workers to quell anger

April 25, 2019

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron announced tax cuts for middle-class workers and a more representative parliament on Thursday to quell five months of yellow vest protests that have... more »»

Death toll lowered to 253, Sri Lanka braces for more attacks

April 25, 2019

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka on Thursday lowered the death toll from the Easter suicide bombings by nearly one-third, to 253, as authorities hunted urgently for a least five more suspects... more »»

New cyclone begins to make landfall in northern Mozambique

April 25, 2019

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A powerful tropical cyclone began to make landfall on Thursday in Mozambique, just six weeks after Cyclone Idai devastated the central part of the country and left hundreds... more »»

The Latest: Cyprus army officer says he killed 7

April 25, 2019

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The Latest on the slayings of Filipino women in Cyprus: (all times local):

7:30 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Putin: Kim conditionally ready to denuclearize

April 25, 2019

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (AP) — The Latest on the summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local):

8:40 p.m. more »»

US takes step toward listing giraffes as threatened species

April 25, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration took a first step Thursday toward extending protections for giraffes under the Endangered Species Act, following legal pressure from environmental groups. more »»

Putin: NKorea's Kim ready to denuclearize _ with conditions

April 25, 2019

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un confirmed during their first summit Thursday that he is willing to give up his nuclear weapons —... more »»

 
 
 

 

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