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Russians remain patient for thaw with US under Trump

February 15, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — As questions over the Trump administration's contacts with Russia roil U.S. more »»

Yemeni officials say Saudi-led airstrike kills 5

February 15, 2017

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — At least one Saudi-led airstrike near Yemen's rebel-held capital killed at least five people on Wednesday, the country's Houthi rebels and medical officials said. more »»

Israel fumbles goodwill visit of NFL players

February 15, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — It was supposed to be a feel-good visit by a group of professional football players to give a boost to image-conscious Israel. more »»

Pope Francis: Native people have rights over their lands

February 15, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis insisted Wednesday that indigenous groups must give prior consent to any economic activity affecting their ancestral lands, a view that conflicts with the Trump... more »»

UN temporarily pausing aid to eastern Mosul due to security

February 15, 2017

HASSAN SHAM CAMP, Iraq (AP) — The United Nations said Wednesday it was temporarily pausing aid operations to neighborhoods in the eastern half of the Iraqi city of Mosul as attacks by the Islamic... more »»

The Latest: Yemen rebels say Saudi-led strikes hit funeral

February 15, 2017

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Yemen (all times local):

7:15 p.m. more »»

Syria envoy says Geneva talks to focus on transition

February 15, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — The U.N. more »»

EU: Migrant deaths in Mediterranean rising despite more aid

February 15, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — Migrant deaths have risen to a record level on the Libya-to-Italy Mediterranean Sea smuggling route, and the increasing number of rescue boats trying to prevent mass drownings... more »»

Officials: CIA chief meets Palestinian leader in West Bank

February 15, 2017

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met secretly with the CIA chief in the West Bank, Palestinian officials said Wednesday, as they expressed concern over the Trump... more »»

Woman arrested in killing of N. Korean leader's half brother

February 15, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police arrested a woman Wednesday in the apparent assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean leader's exiled half brother who South Korean spies say... more »»

WHO declares end to yellow fever outbreak in Congo, Angola

February 15, 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The World Health Organization has declared an end to the yellow fever outbreak that killed about 400 people in Congo and Angola, calling it "one of the largest and most... more »»

World's diplomats seeking reassurance from US at G20 meeting

February 15, 2017

BONN, Germany (AP) — Foreign ministers from most of the world's leading powers are heading to a diplomatic summit of the Group of 20 industrialized and emerging economies in Germany, with all eye... more »»

Did a South Korean news report doom Kim Jong Un's brother?

February 15, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Intelligence officials believe North Korean agents assassinated leader Kim Jong Un's exiled half brother, but if the whodunit seems settled, a very big question still... more »»

Suicide bombings kill 6 in northwestern Pakistan

February 15, 2017

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Two suicide bombings in northwestern Pakistan killed at least six people on Wednesday following an almost three-month-long lull in the volatile region. more »»

7 Kenya medics union officials freed; strike continues

February 15, 2017

NAIROBI,Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan court on Wednesday released seven doctors who are officials in the medics' union and who were jailed earlier this week for not calling off a strike by doctors workin... more »»

CIA chief meets Palestinians' Abbas in first top-level talks

February 15, 2017

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Two senior Palestinian officials say CIA chief Mike Pompeo secretly held talks in the West Bank with Mahmoud Abbas, the first high-level meeting between the Palestinian... more »»

Bucking the anti-trade trend, EU clears deal with Canada

February 15, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's parliament approved a trade deal with Canada on Wednesday, extolling the pact as a sign of cooperation at a time when many political forces, including U.S. more »»

China awards Trump valuable new trademark

February 15, 2017

SHANGHAI (AP) — The government of China awarded U.S. President Donald Trump valuable rights to his own name this week, in the form of a 10-year trademark for construction services. more »»

The Latest: North Korean's killing makes few waves in Macau

February 15, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on the apparent assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half brother, Kim Jong Nam, at a Malaysian airport (all times local):

7:00 p.m. more »»

More questions than answers in assassination of North Korean

February 15, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — It looks like a perfectly staged assassination, straight out of the pages of a spy novel: Kim Jong Nam, the estranged, exiled half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jon... more »»

 
 
 

 

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