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Stock market drop spreads, Wall Street set to fall again

October 11, 2018

SINGAPORE (AP) — World stock markets sank Thursday, extending losses from Wall Street, as investors worried that higher interest rates will dent company earnings and a trade war will crimp global... more »»

Israeli court hears US student's appeal against detention

October 11, 2018

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — An American graduate student in detention at Israel's international airport over allegations that she promotes a boycott of the Jewish state appealed her detention Thursda... more »»

Britain mulls making firms disclose ethnicity pay gap

October 11, 2018

LONDON (AP) — The British government is considering making companies reveal the pay gap between white and non-white workers, in a bid to end disadvantages faced by employees from ethnic minorities. more »»

China says accusations against alleged spy 'out of thin air'

October 11, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — China said Thursday that accusations against an alleged Chinese spy accused of attempting to steal trade secrets from American aviation and aerospace companies were "made out of... more »»

Serbia abolishes visa-free travel with Iran over EU pressure

October 11, 2018

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia has abolished vise-free travel with Iran apparently in response to European Union pressure after the system was abused by migrants trying to reach the bloc. more »»

Trump raises economic concerns over halting Saudi arms sales

October 11, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the U.S. is looking into the fate of a Saudi writer missing and feared murdered but expressed reservations over calls to withhold further U.S. more »»

Turkey steps up pressure on Saudi Arabia over missing writer

October 11, 2018

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's president increased his pressure on Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, local media reported Thursday, while President Donald Trump... more »»

Indonesia's grim search for disaster dead nears its end

October 11, 2018

PALU, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's search for victims buried in neighborhoods annihilated by an earthquake and tsunami is nearing its end almost two weeks after the double disasters hit the remot... more »»

S. Korea walks back on possibly lifting sanctions on North

October 11, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Thursday walked back on a proposal to lift some of its unilateral sanctions against North Korea following U.S. more »»

Egyptian police question, release son of jailed ex-president

October 11, 2018

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities detained the youngest son of jailed former President Mohammed Morsi on Wednesday for questioning on charges of spreading "fake news," then released him on bail. more »»

Greece: Strike closes Acropolis, main museums

October 11, 2018

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The ancient Acropolis in Athens and most of Greece's archaeological sites and publicly-run museums are closed to the public because of a 24-hour strike called by a union of... more »»

3 still missing after flooding on Spanish island of Mallorca

October 11, 2018

MADRID (AP) — The emergency service in Spain's Balearic Islands says that a 5-year-old boy and a German couple are still missing after flash flooding in Mallorca killed at least 10 people. more »»

Merkel allies brace for big setback in German state election

October 11, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — This weekend's state election in Bavaria has been casting a long shadow over German politics for the past year — and the aftershocks could cause more turbulence for Chancellor Angel... more »»

World Bank, IMF heads urge US, China to play by trade rules

October 11, 2018

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (AP) — The heads of the World Bank and IMF on Thursday urged the U.S. more »»

Russian suspect in UK poisoning is hero to his home village

October 11, 2018

LOYGA, Russia (AP) — As the recipient of Russia's highest award, Alexander Mishkin is the pride of his home village, his photo even decorating a local school. more »»

New Tokyo fish market starts traditionally with tuna auction

October 11, 2018

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo's famous fish market reopened Thursday at a new location but retained its most famous tradition: the tuna auction. more »»

Threatened election officials flee Maldives, vote challenged

October 11, 2018

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Four of the five members of Maldives' Elections Commission have fled the country because of threats from supporters of outgoing President Yameen Abdul Gayoom, who accuse... more »»

South Korea considers lifting some sanctions on North Korea

October 11, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea is considering lifting some of its unilateral sanctions against North Korea to create more momentum for diplomacy aimed at improving relations and defusing... more »»

US increases pressure on Saudis over writer's disappearance

October 11, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump demanded answers Wednesday from Saudi Arabia about the fate of a missing Saudi writer as lawmakers pushed for sanctions and a top Republican said the man... more »»

New Indonesia quake kills 3 in Java village, shakes Bali

October 11, 2018

PALU, Indonesia (AP) — An earthquake collapsed homes on Indonesia's Java island, killing at least three people, and shook the tourist hotspot of Bali on Thursday, two weeks after a major... more »»

 
 
 

 

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