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Kremlin candidate wins in repeated vote in Russia's Far East

December 16, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Russians living in the far eastern region of Primorsky Krai elected a Kremlin-backed candidate for governor on Sunday after a previous election was thrown out due to voting fraud. more »»

Police, anti-migration protesters clash at EU headquarters

December 16, 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — Police fired tear gas and water cannons on demonstrators who had congregated around the European Union's headquarters in Brussels after marching against a new United Nations... more »»

Turkey expects 'concrete steps' from US on cleric's return

December 16, 2018

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's foreign minister is expressing impatience with the United States for not extraditing a cleric whom the Turkish government alleges masterminded a failed 2016 coup. more »»

UK ministers seek to downplay chance of second Brexit vote

December 16, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Supporters of British Prime Minister Theresa May dampened suggestions Sunday that the government is planning a second referendum on whether to leave the European Union, arguing that... more »»

Yellow vest protesters still block French traffic circles

December 16, 2018

PARIS (AP) — Yellow vest protesters occupied dozens of traffic roundabouts across France on Sunday even as their movement for economic justice appeared to be losing momentum on the fifth straight... more »»

Kids at a Vatican charity give Pope Francis a birthday cake

December 16, 2018

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Children who frequent a Vatican pediatric dispensary have given Pope Francis a birthday cake, a day before he turns 82. more »»

Croatia denies abusing migrants at Bosnian border

December 16, 2018

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Croatian authorities are denying a report by an international watchdog group that the country's police are illegally and sometimes violently pushing migrants... more »»

Moscow police arrest least 5 protesters near security office

December 16, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — A human rights activist says Moscow police have arrested at least five protesters at an unsanctioned rally outside the headquarters of the Federal Security Service (FSB), the... more »»

Nations at climate talks back universal emissions rules

December 16, 2018

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Nearly 200 countries at the U.N. more »»

Executive's arrest, security worries stymie Huawei's reach

December 16, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — While a Huawei executive faces possible U.S. more »»

Strasbourg remembers victims of the Christmas market attack

December 16, 2018

PARIS (AP) — Residents of the eastern French city of Strasbourg filled a city square Sunday for a memorial to the four people shot dead and the dozen wounded by a gunman at their famous Christmas... more »»

2 killed in attack in Rwanda, near border with Burundi

December 16, 2018

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — At least two Rwandan civilians were killed and eight injured when attackers set fire to three passenger vehicles in the southern Nyamagabe district, which borders Burundi,... more »»

4 die in crash of Portuguese medical emergency helicopter

December 16, 2018

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese authorities say four people have died when a helicopter in the country's medical emergency service crashed. more »»

Pope hopes new UN global pact sparks compassion for migrants

December 16, 2018

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is expressing hope that the new U.N. global pact on safe, orderly migration spurs solidarity toward migrants.

He told the faithful in St. more »»

Germany sees notable drop in asylum applications in 2018

December 16, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — The German government anticipates a drop in asylum applications in 2018, even including the thousands of babies born to recent migrant. more »»

Sri Lanka's president reinstates prime minister he sacked

December 16, 2018

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's president reappointed Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister on Sunday, nearly two months after firing him and setting off a long political stalemate in the... more »»

1 dead, 44 injured in Switzerland bus crash

December 16, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — Zurich police say a tour bus on its way to Germany has crashed in Switzerland, killing one person and injuring 44 others. more »»

Sri Lankan president reinstates the prime minister he sacked

December 16, 2018

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's president reappointed Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister on Sunday, nearly two months after firing him and setting off a long political stalemate in the... more »»

North Korea marks 7th anniversary of Kim Jong Il's death

December 16, 2018

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Koreans are marking the seventh anniversary of the death of leader Kim Jong Il with visits to statues and vows of loyalty to his son, Kim Jong U. more »»

Strike, lockdown shut Kashmir amid anger over killings

December 16, 2018

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A security clampdown and a strike sponsored by separatists fighting against Indian rule shut most of Indian-administered Kashmir on Sunday, a day after chaotic protests and... more »»

 
 
 

 

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