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Iraqi forces battle IS militants outside Fallujah

May 23, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi government forces on Monday pushed Islamic State militants out of some agricultural areas outside of Fallujah as they launched a military offensive to recapture the city from... more »»

Netanyahu tells French PM he rejects French peace initiative

May 23, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's leader gave a cool reception Monday to a French peace initiative, telling the visiting French prime minister that peace cannot be forged through international conference... more »»

Official: Iran to try to 'speed up' held Lebanese man's case

May 23, 2016

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran "will try to speed up" the case involving a detained U.S. more »»

Yemen suicide attacks kill at least 45 army recruits

May 23, 2016

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A pair of suicide bombings carried out by Islamic State militants killed at least 45 people in Yemen's southern city of Aden on Monday, security officials sai. more »»

UK's David Cameron warns of recession if Britain leaves EU

May 23, 2016

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron has warned that Britain would be plunged into a "do-it-yourself" recession if it votes to leave the European Union in the June 23 referendum. more »»

Greece to start evacuating Idomeni migrant camp within days

May 23, 2016

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say they will start a gradual evacuation of the country's main informal camp for refugees and other migrants within the next few days. more »»

World Humanitarian Summit opens in Istanbul to tackle crisis

May 23, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — An unprecedented summit to revamp humanitarian aid and global responses to modern-day crises opened on Monday in Turke. more »»

Obama: Taliban leader's death a 'milestone' for Afghan peace

May 23, 2016

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Barack Obama said Monday that the violent death of Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour by a U.S. more »»

The Latest: China applauds end of arms embargo for Vietnam

May 23, 2016

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Barack Obama's first visit to Vietnam (all times local):

4:25 p.m.

China is outwardly lauding the lifting of a U.S. more »»

GE announces deals worth over $1.4 billion with Saudi Arabia

May 23, 2016

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — General Electric Co. said Monday it made a series of deals with Saudi Arabia worth over $1. more »»

Tajikistan vote allows president to rule indefinitely

May 23, 2016

DUSHANBE, Tajikistan (AP) — People in the Central Asian nation of Tajikistan have voted overwhelmingly to approve changes to the Constitution allowing the longtime authoritarian president to rule... more »»

Wild US election fascinates, worries Iran after nuclear deal

May 23, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — After decades of officially-imposed detachment from the "Great Satan," Iranians are this time transfixed by the wild U.S. more »»

Germany's Bayer makes $62 billion offer for Monsanto

May 23, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — German drug and chemicals company Bayer AG announced Monday that it has made a $62 billion offer to buy U.S.-based crops and seeds specialist Monsant. more »»

Australian leader's poll numbers sag 2 weeks into campaign

May 23, 2016

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's popularity dipped slightly in a poll published Monday two weeks into what appears to be a tight campaign ahead of July 2... more »»

Hiroshima trip by Obama stirs differing views across Pacific

May 23, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — Two very different visions of the hell that is war are seared into the minds of World War II survivors on opposite sides of the Pacific. more »»

Obama looks to boost economic, security ties in Asia

May 23, 2016

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Barack Obama's mission in Vietnam and Japan is to build stronger economic and security ties with Asian-Pacific allies anxious about the rise of an increasingly... more »»

Obama's Hiroshima visit stirs differing views across Pacific

May 23, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — Two very different visions of the hell that is war are seared into the minds of World War II survivors on opposite sides of the Pacific. more »»

Egypt sends submarine to hunt for crashed jet's black boxes

May 23, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt sent a submarine Sunday to join the hunt for the flight recorders from the EgyptAir jetliner that crashed in the Mediterranean and killed all 66 people aboard, while hundreds o... more »»

Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of Fallujah

May 23, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address... more »»

 
 
 

 

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