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Turkey: 52 Syrians detained over links to IS

February 14, 2019

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says police have detained 52 Syrian nationals over their suspected links to the Islamic State group. more »»

Journalist and Duterte critic posts bail after libel arrest

February 14, 2019

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The award-winning head of a Philippine online news site that has aggressively covered President Rodrigo Duterte's administration was freed on bail Thursday after her... more »»

Papua New Guinea on hunt for 275 cars missing after APEC

February 14, 2019

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A Papua New Guinea police superintendent on Thursday was hot on the trail of one of the many high-end cars he's trying to recover after an international summit. more »»

Several dozen miners believed trapped after Zimbabwe floods

February 14, 2019

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Media in Zimbabwe say several dozen artisanal miners are missing after rains flooded mines while they were undergroun. more »»

Fentanyl deaths from 'Mexican oxy' pills hit Arizona hard

February 14, 2019

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Aaron Francisco Chavez swallowed at least one of the sky blue pills at a Halloween party before falling asleep forever. more »»

In El Chapo's state, people see little change with verdict

February 14, 2019

CULIACAN, Mexico (AP) — U.S. more »»

Refugee footballer thanks Australian leader for freedom

February 14, 2019

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A refugee soccer player who was detained in Thailand for three months under threat of extradition to Bahrain shook hands Thursday with Australia's prime minister, whom... more »»

Japanese same-sex couples sue for equal marital rights

February 14, 2019

TOKYO (AP) — Thirteen gay couples filed Japan's first lawsuit challenging the country's rejection of same-sex marriage Thursday, arguing the denial violates their constitutional right to equality. more »»

Philippine journalist, Duterte critic arrested in libel case

February 14, 2019

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The award-winning head of a Philippine online news site that has aggressively covered President Rodrigo Duterte's administration was arrested Wednesday by government... more »»

Gay Muslim comic gone from Instagram after Indonesia warning

February 14, 2019

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Instagram account that published comic strips depicting the struggles of gay Muslims in Indonesia has disappeared following a frenzy of outrage online in the world's... more »»

Bus plunges into ravine in North Macedonia, killing 14

February 13, 2019

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — A bus carrying workers in North Macedonia crashed into a ravine outside the capital of Skopje Wednesday, killing 14 people and injuring about 30, officials said. more »»

Rights groups hail arrest of 3 Syrian torture suspects

February 13, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — Human rights groups on Wednesday hailed the arrests in Europe of three suspects in bloody secret police crackdowns on Syrian opposition activists, including a senior figure in the... more »»

Israeli leader sees 'common interest' in confronting Iran

February 13, 2019

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Israel's prime minister on Wednesday sent out a belligerent rallying cry to his Arab partners at a U.S. more »»

Activists: More than 200 IS fighters surrender in east Syria

February 13, 2019

AL-OMAR OIL FIELD BASE, Syria (AP) — Islamic State group militants, many of them foreigners, surrendered to U.S. more »»

Ex-Vatican prelate convicted of corruption in smuggling case

February 13, 2019

ROME (AP) — Italian news agency ANSA says a monsignor who had worked as a senior Vatican accountant has been convicted of corruption in connection with a failed cash-smuggling plot. more »»

Suicide bomber targeting Iran's Revolutionary Guard kills 27

February 13, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A suicide car bomber claimed by an al-Qaida-linked group attacked a bus carrying members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard paramilitary force Wednesday, killing at least 27... more »»

Spain's royal couple kicks off two-day visit in Morocco

February 13, 2019

PARIS (AP) — King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain have started a two-day official visit in Morocco. more »»

Cyprus: No 'golden passport' to people rejected before

February 13, 2019

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus has strengthened the eligibility rules for a lucrative "golden passport" program that grants the document to wealthy foreign investors, ruling out applicants who... more »»

 
 
 

 

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