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China's birthrate rises after one-child policy loosened

January 24, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — The number of births in China has risen nearly 8 percent in the year after the government loosened its unpopular one-child policy. more »»

Gambia's new president, still in Senegal, names female VP

January 24, 2017

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Gambia's new vice president will be a female leader of the opposition coalition that helped bring new President Adama Barrow to power, a presidential spokesman announced... more »»

3 dogs give avalanche rescuers hope but 20 people missing

January 24, 2017

FARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — Italian emergency crews pulled three wiggling, white sheepdog puppies out Monday from under tons of snow and rubble at an avalanche-struck hotel, lifting spirits even as... more »»

Trump moves to pull US out of big Asia trade deal

January 24, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Charting a new American course abroad, President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the sweeping Trans-Pacific Partnership on Monday, using one of his first actions in... more »»

Trump in Asia: Region poised for change as new era dawns

January 24, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — People across Asia are poised for a potentially dramatic change in relations with Washington under President Donald Trump after decades with the United States as a major military... more »»

Senate panel narrowly backs Trump's choice for top diplomat

January 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rex Tillerson's bid to be secretary of state narrowly won approval Monday from the Republican-led Foreign Relations Committee, a move that all but assures the full Senate will... more »»

White House opens door to cooperation with Russian in Syria

January 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday opened the door to cooperating with Russia "or anyone else" to combat the Islamic State group in Syria, suggesting it could reverse a previous... more »»

Amnesty urges Egypt to investigate Sinai killings by police

January 23, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt must launch an independent and thorough investigation into the recent killing of 10 men by security forces in the Sinai Peninsula, Amnesty International said on Monday. more »»

Yemeni government forces take strategic port of Mokha

January 23, 2017

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Forces allied with the internationally-recognized government of Yemen seized control of a strategic Red Sea port on Monday after waging an assault against Shiite rebels, a top... more »»

The Latest: Trump willing to work with Russia against IS

January 23, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on Syria talks that are being held in Kazakhstan and developments on the ground in the war-torn country (all times local):

9:30 p.m. more »»

Paris tests electric driverless minibus to fight pollution

January 23, 2017

PARIS (AP) — In a city hit by chronic pollution and traffic problems, Paris officials are experimenting with a self-driving shuttle linking two train stations in the French capital. more »»

US lawmakers propose sanctions for Venezuela food corruption

January 23, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan officials may face U.S. sanctions for profiting from food shortages that have exacerbated hunger in the South American country. more »»

Video shows Italian who was tortured to death in Egypt

January 23, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian state television aired footage on Monday of an Italian student taken weeks before he was abducted and tortured to death, the first images of him involving the case to be mad... more »»

The Latest: US denies Russian claim of Syria coordination

January 23, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on Syria talks that are being held in Kazakhstan and developments on the ground in the war-torn country (all times local):

8:30 p.m.

The U.S. more »»

Fate of Polish WWII museum unclear amid battle over history

January 23, 2017

GDANSK, Poland (AP) — It was supposed to be the first museum in the world to tell the story of World War II in its entirety by focusing on all the nations caught up in that global conflic. more »»

Gambia's new president, still in Senegal, names female VP

January 23, 2017

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Gambia's new vice president will be a female leader of the opposition coalition that helped bring new President Adama Barrow to power, a presidential spokesman announced... more »»

The Latest: Russia claims first joint raid with coalition

January 23, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on Syria talks that are being held in Kazakhstan and developments on the ground in the war-torn country (all times local):

8 p.. more »»

3 dogs give avalanche rescuers hope but 22 people missing

January 23, 2017

FARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — Italian emergency crews pulled three wiggling, white sheepdog puppies out Monday from under tons of snow and rubble at an avalanche-struck hotel, lifting spirits even as... more »»

Tillerson heading for confirmation as secretary of state

January 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state headed for approval in a key Senate committee Monday after Florida Sen. more »»

Talks on Syria's civil war off to a rocky start

January 23, 2017

ASTANA, Kazakhstan (AP) — Talks between the Syrian government and representatives of rebel factions got off to a rocky start Monday after their first face-to-face meeting in Kazakhstan that marke... more »»

 
 
 

 

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