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Aging grand hotel highlights the ethnic division in Cyprus

June 16, 2019

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — With Italian chandeliers still hanging in the lobby, the Ledra Palace Hotel in Cyprus still manages to hold onto a flicker of its old majesty despite the shell craters and... more »»

Saudi crown prince says kingdom isn't seeking war in region

June 16, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom is not seeking war in the region, but warned it will not... more »»

Huge crowds march in Hong Kong, piling pressure on leader

June 16, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly in black, jammed the city's streets Sunday in a march protesting the government's handling of a proposed extradition bill. more »»

Hong Kong marchers gather as protester's death mourned

June 16, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong residents were gathering Sunday for another massive protest over an unpopular extradition bill that has highlighted the territory's apprehension about relations with... more »»

Guatemalans to choose president amid distrust, flight to US

June 16, 2019

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalans will vote for their next president Sunday in elections plagued by widespread disillusion and distrust, and as tens of thousands of their compatriots flee poverty... more »»

The Latest: Yemen's Houthi rebels launch Saudi drone attack

June 16, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local):

7 a.m. more »»

Hong Kong set for street march, mourns death of protester

June 16, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong was bracing Sunday for another massive protest over an unpopular extradition bill that has highlighted the territory's apprehension about relations with mainland China,... more »»

Crew members of targeted Norwegian-owned tanker now in Dubai

June 16, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Crew members from a Norwegian-owned oil tanker apparently attacked in the Gulf of Oman landed Saturday in Dubai after two days in Iran as the other tanker... more »»

Activists push Sunday protest despite Hong Kong bill delay

June 16, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong are planning a mass protest Sunday even after the territory's embattled leader Carrie Lam sought to quell public anger by shelving an... more »»

After bill fiasco, Hong Kong chief fights for political life

June 16, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying on sheer intelligence,... more »»

"Romeo and Juliet" director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96

June 16, 2019

ROME (AP) — Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, who delighted audiences around the world with his romantic vision and extravagant productions, most famously captured in his cinematic "Romeo and... more »»

Versace to Emporio: Men's looks shine, literally, in Milan

June 15, 2019

MILAN (AP) — Milan Fashion Week for spring/summer menswear previews has started with a slightly different rhythm, with many mainstays not showing this season. more »»

Guam Catholic group protests recruitment of abortion doctors

June 15, 2019

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A Catholic group has protested the governor of Guam's plan to recruit abortion providers to the U.S. territory where no doctors are currently willing to terminate pregnancies. more »»

Peru starts demanding passports, visas from Venezuelans

June 15, 2019

AGUAS VERDES, Peru (AP) — Dozens of riot police stood guard at Peru's northern border on Saturday, hours after new entry measures requiring Venezuelan migrants to hold a passport and humanitarian... more »»

Hobby horse fans show off their skills in Finland

June 15, 2019

HELSINKI (AP) — The 400 contestants at a sports arena in Finland show jumped, barrel raced and pranced in a dressage competition. They just didn't do it with live horses. more »»

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela's Maduro

June 15, 2019

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponents,... more »»

The Latest: Iran summons UK diplomat over tanker position

June 15, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local):

11:25 p.m.

Iran has summoned the British ambassador after London agreed with the U. more »»

US diplomat wants 'credible' probe into Sudan crackdown

June 15, 2019

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The top U.S. more »»

Crew members of targeted Norwegian-owned tanker now in Dubai

June 15, 2019

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Crew members of the Norwegian-owned oil tanker that was attacked in the Gulf of Oman landed Saturday in Dubai after two days in Iran. more »»

11 killed, 25 hurt as explosions rock Somalia's capital

June 15, 2019

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A pair of explosions rocked Somalia's capital and left 11 people dead, the country's police chief said Saturday, as the al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab claimed... more »»

 
 
 

 

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