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A year on, horrific Grenfell Tower fire haunts Britain

June 14, 2018

LONDON (AP) — In the shadow of London's Grenfell Tower, the pain is as fresh as the newly laid flowers for the dead. more »»

US warns Zimbabwe over election after 2-year-old killed

June 14, 2018

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The United States on Thursday condemned the killing of a 2-year-old boy in Zimbabwe as a "senseless and horrific act" and warned that if the murder was politically... more »»

Russia proposes raising retirement age, VAT

June 14, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's government is calling for the country's retirement age to be raised gradually and for a hike in the value-added tax. more »»

Greek govt faces no-confidence vote on Macedonia name deal

June 14, 2018

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The prime ministers of Greece and Macedonia faced political storms at home Thursday, two days after reaching a historic deal to settle a decades-old dispute over Macedonia's... more »»

Hungary sends smugglers to prison for 71 suffocation deaths

June 14, 2018

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian court on Thursday sentenced four human traffickers to 25 years in prison each for their roles in the 2015 case in which 71 migrants suffocated to death in the... more »»

The Latest: US Navy ship seeks to disembark rescued migrants

June 14, 2018

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local):

8:50 p.m.

A U.S. more »»

The Latest: UN calls for Yemen port to remain open

June 14, 2018

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the battle for Hodeida in Yemen (all times local):

10:30 p.m.

The U.N. more »»

Polish court rules against man who wouldn't serve LGBT group

June 14, 2018

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's Supreme Court ruled Thursday against a print shop employee who refused to print banners for an LGBT business group because he did not want to "promote" the gay... more »»

Greece clears last batch of reforms needed to exit bailout

June 14, 2018

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek lawmakers approved Thursday the last batch of economic reforms required by creditors, as the country approaches the end of its international bailou. more »»

Europe, Fed moves show global shift away from cheap money

June 14, 2018

RIGA, Latvia (AP) — Two of the globe's most powerful central banks are gradually withdrawing the easy money policies that helped repair the damage wrought by the Great Recession and push stock... more »»

Iraqi beauty queen draws criticism for Israel visit

June 14, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — Sarah Idan, Iraq's 2017 Miss Universe beauty pageant contestant, is visiting Israel this week, a trip that has enraged people back home. more »»

The Latest: Yemen's president returns to Aden

June 14, 2018

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the battle for Hodeida in Yemen (all times local):

9:45 p.. more »»

Parents of girl in 1987 death charged with murder in France

June 14, 2018

PARIS (AP) — The parents of a 4-year-old girl found dead three decades ago have been handed preliminary charges for her murder, in a cold case resurrected by DNA testing, a French prosecutor said... more »»

US: No sanctions relief before North Korea denuclearizes

June 14, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — The United States will not ease sanctions against North Korea until it denuclearizes, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday, as he reassured key Asian allies that President... more »»

The queen and Duchess Meghan make 1st joint appearance

June 14, 2018

LONDON (AP) — The former Meghan Markle made her first joint appearance with Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday, taking a special royal train to events in northwestern England. more »»

The Latest: New Jordan PM says economy is top priority

June 14, 2018

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The Latest on Jordan's economic crisis, which has sparked protests that brought down the prime minister (all times local):

7:15 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Sweden urges UN call for halt to Yemen attack

June 14, 2018

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the battle for Hodeida in Yemen (all times local):

8 p.m.

Sweden is urging the U.N. more »»

Prosecutor: Man makes deadly toxin for an attack in Germany

June 14, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have thwarted a plot by a Tunisian man who created the deadly toxin ricin using castor bean seeds and planned to use the poison in an Islamic extremist attack in... more »»

In France, thousands of retirees protest Macron tax hike

June 14, 2018

PARIS (AP) — Thousands of French retirees are protesting across the country over a tax hike on their pensions. more »»

Glass walls, not metal fencing, to surround Eiffel Tower

June 14, 2018

PARIS (AP) — Goodbye metal fencing, hello glass walls: Paris authorities are building a permanent security belt around the Eiffel Tower, replacing the current fencing around it with more visually... more »»

 
 
 

 

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