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French company scores huge Australian submarine contract

April 26, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Australia's largest-ever defense contract has gone to a French shipbuilder to produce a new generation of submarines, thrilling officials in Paris and inaugurating half a century of... more »»

The Latest: Syrian government airstrikes reportedly kill 10

April 26, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on Syria's civil war and the stalled peace talks in Geneva (all times local):

2:40 p.m. more »»

Etched in their mind: Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl

April 26, 2016

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — With flowers, candles and tears, Ukraine on Tuesday marked the 30th anniversary of the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear plant, the world's worst nuclear disaster. more »»

Ex-CIA agent loses appeal against extradition to Italy

April 26, 2016

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's Constitutional Court has rejected a former CIA operative's appeal against her extradition to Italy to serve a six-year sentence for her part in the U.S. more »»

Philippine troops hunt down extremists who beheaded Canadian

April 26, 2016

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine military came under increased pressure Tuesday to rescue more than 20 foreign hostages after their Muslim extremist captors beheaded a Canadian man, but... more »»

At Mideast tourism forum in Dubai, a surprising name: Trump

April 26, 2016

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Tucked away behind stands at a Mideast tourism conference this week is a surprising name: Trump. more »»

A look at the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in numbers

April 26, 2016

CHERNOBYL, Ukraine (AP) — Telling the story of Chernobyl in numbers 30 years later involves dauntingly large figures and others that are even more vexing because they're still unknown. more »»

Gay couple wins custody battle against Thai surrogate mother

April 26, 2016

BANGKOK (AP) — A same-sex American-Spanish couple won a high-profile custody battle Tuesday against a surrogate mother in Thailand who gave birth to their child but then decided she wanted to kee... more »»

French TV station airs purported Paris suicide bombing

April 26, 2016

PARIS (AP) — French television has broadcast what it says is a video taken from inside the Paris restaurant where jihadi Brahim Abdeslam blew himself up on Nov. more »»

French rail strike disrupts commuters across the country

April 26, 2016

PARIS (AP) — A French rail strike has seriously disrupted train service around the country, canceling a slew of train routes and snarling commutes for hundreds of thousands in Paris and in the... more »»

S. Korea: N. Korea almost completes nuclear test preparation

April 26, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's president said Tuesday that North Korea has almost completed preparations to conduct a fifth nuclear test as the country has reportedly placed a new... more »»

Al-Qaida says it killed Bangladesh gay activist, friend

April 26, 2016

NEW DELHI (AP) — The banned group Ansar-al Islam, the Bangladeshi branch of al-Qaida on the Indian subcontinent, has claimed responsibility for the killings of a gay rights activist and his frien... more »»

Bangladesh vows justice in killing of gay activist, friend

April 26, 2016

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Bangladeshi prime minister has vowed to hunt down and prosecute those who fatally stabbed two men, including a gay rights activist who also worked for the U.S. more »»

China set to pass law tightening controls on foreign NGOs

April 26, 2016

BEIJING (AP) — China's national legislature is poised to vote this week on a draft law criticized by overseas governments for tightening controls over foreign non-governmental groups by bringing... more »»

North Korea puts midrange missile on standby, report says

April 26, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea is believed to have placed a new, powerful midrange missile on standby for an impending launch, a news report said Tuesday. more »»

Australia says French company wins huge submarine contract

April 26, 2016

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia announced Tuesday that French company DCNS had beat bidders from Japan and Germany to build the next generation of submarines in Australia's largest-ever... more »»

Parents of missing Mexican students slam government probe

April 26, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The parents of 43 missing students who disappeared in September 2014 accused Mexico's government on Monday of lying to them, planting evidence and not adequately investigating... more »»

Parents of missing Mexican students slam government probe

April 25, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The parents of 43 missing students who disappeared in September 2014 accused Mexico's government on Monday of lying to them, planting evidence and not adequately investigating... more »»

1 dead in Armenia bus explosion

April 25, 2016

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenian officials say an explosion of a city bus in the capital has killed at least one person and wounded six others. more »»

Egyptian police stifle plans for mass protest over islands

April 25, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Thousands of Egyptian riot police on Monday stifled plans for mass demonstrations against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's rule, using tear gas, birdshot and beating up young... more »»

 
 
 

 

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