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Train collision in Pakistan kills 16

July 11, 2019

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — A passenger train rammed into a freight train at a railway station in southern Pakistan on Thursday, killing at least 16 people and injuring 78 others, hospital officials... more »»

Japan says space probe landed on asteroid to get soil sample

July 11, 2019

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese spacecraft landed on a distant asteroid on Thursday and collected underground samples that scientists hope will provide clues to the origin of the solar system billions of... more »»

The Latest: Russia urges restraint amid new Gulf tensions

July 11, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the tensions between the United States and Iran (all times local):

1:20 p.m. more »»

Norwegian low-cost airline's longtime CEO retires

July 11, 2019

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The chief executive and co-founder of Norwegian Air Shuttle said Thursday he was retiring with immediate effect, saying he is "way over on overtime" to explain his... more »»

Small leak found from nuclear Soviet sub that sank in 1989

July 11, 2019

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A small radiation leak from a Soviet nuclear submarine that sank 30 years ago has been found, Norwegian researchers said Thursday, but it poses no risk to people or fish. more »»

Man arrested in UK after climbing Buckingham Palace gates

July 11, 2019

LONDON (AP) — London police have arrested a man who climbed the front gates of Buckingham Palace while Queen Elizabeth II was in residence. more »»

Europe's Vega rocket launch with UAE satellite fails

July 11, 2019

PARIS (AP) — The launch of a European Vega rocket carrying an imaging satellite for the United Arab Emirates failed about two minutes after liftoff from the European base in French Guiana. more »»

Britain says Iranian vessels tried to block ship in Gulf

July 11, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The British navy said it prevented three Iranian paramilitary vessels from impeding the passage of a British commercial ship in the Strait of Hormuz early... more »»

Taiwan president heads to Caribbean with US stops

July 11, 2019

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen departed Thursday for a four-country state visit to the Caribbean with stops in the United States on the way there and back. more »»

Passenger train hits freight train in Pakistan, killing 10

July 11, 2019

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — A passenger train rammed into a freight train in southern Pakistan on Thursday, killing at least 10 people and injuring 64 others, an official sai. more »»

The Latest: Iran's Guard denies any confrontation in Gulf

July 11, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the tensions between the United States and Iran (all times local):

9:35 a.m. more »»

9 deer at famed park in Japan die after eating plastic bags

July 11, 2019

TOKYO (AP) — Nine deer at a famed park in western Japan have died recently after swallowing plastic bags. more »»

Thai leader names new Cabinet with military colleagues

July 11, 2019

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Wednesday officially named his new Cabinet, a mix of members of the military government he headed after leading a 2014 coup and key... more »»

As Beetle ends, iconic original thrives in Mexico City hills

July 10, 2019

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Beetle is dead. Long live the Beetl. more »»

UK ambassador to US quits after leaked cables enrage Trump

July 10, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Britain's ambassador to the United States resigned Wednesday after being branded a fool and made a diplomatic nobody by President Donald Trump following the leak of the envoy's... more »»

At UN body, 22 nations urge China to end Xinjiang detentions

July 10, 2019

GENEVA (AP) — Human Rights Watch says 22 Western countries have issued a statement urging China to end mass arbitrary detentions and other violations against Uighurs and other Muslims in the... more »»

Ivanka Trump's women's initiative announces $27M in grants

July 10, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House initiative spearheaded by Ivanka Trump to help women in developing countries get ahead economically announced its first batch of grants on Wednesday: $27 million... more »»

Ukraine: Chernobyl's radioactive dust shelter unveiled

July 10, 2019

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday inaugurated a giant structure built to confine radioactive debris at the nuclear reactor that exploded in Chernobyl in... more »»

Romania's president blasts government over corruption report

July 10, 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's government is ignoring the will of its own citizens by not adopting anti-corruption recommendations made by a European anti-graft body, the country's president... more »»

'Criminal act' caused Crete death of likely American victim

July 10, 2019

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A state coroner on the Greek island of Crete who examined the body of a woman believed to be of a missing American scientist said she had died as a result of a "criminal act. more »»

 
 
 

 

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