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The Latest: Parties respond to government push in Catalonia

October 19, 2017

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Spain-Catalonia political crisis (all times local):

2:10 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Pro-secession Catalan groups call more protests

October 19, 2017

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Spain-Catalonia political crisis (all times local):

12:15 p.. more »»

Sons of slain journalist call for Malta leader's resignation

October 19, 2017

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — The sons of slain investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia have called on the Maltese prime minister to resign. more »»

Taliban attacks kill 58, nearly wipe out Afghan army camp

October 19, 2017

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban have killed at least 58 Afghan security forces in a wave of attacks across the country, including an assault that nearly wiped out an army camp in the... more »»

Spain ready to revoke Catalan autonomy amid independence bid

October 19, 2017

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's government on Thursday immediately rejected a threat by Catalonia's leader to explicitly declare independence unless talks are held, calling a special Cabinet... more »»

Ardern to lead New Zealand liberal government

October 19, 2017

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Jacinda Ardern will be New Zealand's next prime minister and hopes to take the country on a more liberal path following nine years of rule by the conservatives. more »»

US envoy: Hamas must disarm to join Palestinian government

October 19, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump's Mideast envoy said Thursday that if Hamas wants to play a role in any Palestinian government it must renounce violence and commit to negotiations with... more »»

Pakistan's ex-premier Sharif indicted on corruption charges

October 19, 2017

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court on Thursday indicted former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as well as his daughter and son-in-law on corruption charges stemming from documents leaked from a Panam... more »»

The Latest: Ardern says its 'honor and a privilege' to lead

October 19, 2017

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Latest on New Zealand's government (all times local):

9:30 p.m. more »»

5 months of Marawi siege reveals Philippine city in ruins

October 19, 2017

MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — Smoke wafted from the smoldering carcasses of buildings and houses, with the dome of a mosque blasted out with holes, as Philippine troops battled Thursday to defeat a... more »»

Turkey could close border with Iraqi Kurds 'at any moment'

October 19, 2017

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president says the country could close its border with Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region "at any moment" as a further reprisal for it holding a non-binding... more »»

Oil company proposes Arctic drilling from artificial island

October 19, 2017

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — America within a few years could be extracting oil from federal waters in the Arctic Ocean, but it won't be from a remote drilling platform. more »»

Malaysian militant believed among fighters killed in Marawi

October 19, 2017

MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — A top Malaysian militant is believed to be among 13 Islamic State group-linked militants killed in fighting overnight in Marawi city in the southern Philippines, a... more »»

Fire rips through luxury Myanmar hotel, 1 body recovered

October 19, 2017

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A fire gutted a luxury teakwood hotel popular with foreigners in Myanmar's biggest city of Yangon on Thursday morning, causing one deat. more »»

China's conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party control

October 19, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and support for entrepreneurs on the eve of President Xi Jinping's second... more »»

5 things to know about China's twice-a-decade party congress

October 19, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — The crucial parts will be held behind closed doors, but journalists, academics and more than a billion Chinese citizens will be closely watching for any public hints signaling... more »»

Monument of love, the Taj Mahal, at heart of political storm

October 19, 2017

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — India's famed monument of love, the white marble Taj Mahal, is finding itself at the heart of a political storm, with some members of the country's ruling Hindu right-wing... more »»

Gord Downie, lead singer of The Tragically Hip, has died

October 19, 2017

KINGSTON, Ontario (AP) — Gord Downie, who made himself part of Canada's national identity with songs about hockey and small towns as lead singer and songwriter of iconic rock band The Tragically... more »»

Under fire, Trump defends call to soldier's grieving family

October 19, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump emphatically rejected claims Wednesday that he was disrespectful to the grieving family of a slain soldier, as the firestorm he ignited over his assertions of... more »»

 
 
 

 

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