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Saudi crown prince arrives in Pakistan for regional visit

February 17, 2019

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman began his four-day regional visit on Sunday, arriving in Pakistan where Saudi officials signed agreements worth $20... more »»

Taliban say unable to attend Pakistan talks; blame blacklist

February 17, 2019

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban has postponed an unscheduled round of peace talks with the United States set for Monday in Pakistan saying "most" members of their negotiating team are unabl... more »»

Assad: Only the state can protect groups in northern Syria

February 17, 2019

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Only the Syrian state can protect groups in northern Syria and the army will "liberate every inch of Syria" from foreign troops, Syrian President Bashar Assad said Sunday. more »»

Libyans, to varying degrees, celebrate 2011 uprising

February 17, 2019

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyans on Sunday celebrated the eighth anniversary of their 2011 uprising that led to the overthrow and killing of longtime ruler Moammar Gadhafi, with a varying intensity... more »»

In Nigeria's tight election, Christian vote is seen as key

February 17, 2019

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Ask worshippers at St. Charles Catholic Church what they want most from Nigeria's presidential election, and the answer is peace. more »»

Abu Dhabi arms fair opens amid Yemen war criticism

February 17, 2019

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates' yearslong war in Yemen alongside Saudi Arabia bled into the start of a biennial Abu Dhabi arms fair Sunday, which saw the Emirates... more »»

UN envoy arrives in Yemen to discuss truce around port city

February 17, 2019

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — U.N. more »»

Iran unveils first semi-heavy missile-equipped submarine

February 17, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state TV is reporting that the country's President Hassan Rouhani has unveiled the first Iranian made semi-heavy submarine. more »»

French protests mark 3 months, yield anti-Semitism probe

February 17, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Paris judicial authorities opened an investigation Sunday into anti-Semitic remarks hurled at a noted philosopher during a yellow vest protest, an incident that raised national... more »»

US-backed Syria force says IS holding 1,000 civilians

February 17, 2019

AL-OMAR OIL FIELD BASE, Syria (AP) — Islamic State militants are preventing more than 1,000 civilians from leaving a tiny area still held by the extremist group in a village in eastern Syria, a... more »»

Italian populists ask if minister deserves immunity

February 17, 2019

ROME (AP) — Italy's populist 5-Star Movement, which is part of the country's ruling coalition, is asking its supporters to vote online on whether the leader of its junior coalition partner should... more »»

The Latest: Qatari minister warns of remaining IS threat

February 17, 2019

MUNICH (AP) — The Latest on the Munich Security Conference (all times local):

2:55 p.. more »»

State Department: Nauert out as pick for UN ambassador

February 17, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Heather Nauert, picked by President Donald Trump to be the next U.S. more »»

Iran pressures Europe to do more to save the nuclear deal

February 17, 2019

MUNICH (AP) — Europeans need to do more than talk if they want to preserve a deal meant to keep Tehran from obtaining a nuclear weapon after the unilateral withdrawal of the United States, Iran's... more »»

Former coal-fired power plant is demolished in Germany

February 17, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — A long-shut coal-fired power plant in western Germany has been demolished with the help of more than 200 kilograms (440 pounds) of explosives. more »»

Rights group: 14 Tunisian workers kidnapped in Libya

February 17, 2019

CAIRO (AP) — A rights group in Libya says an armed group has kidnapped 14 Tunisian workers near the capital, Tripoli. more »»

Hundreds stranded as British airline Flybmi collapses

February 17, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of passengers throughout Europe have been stranded by the abrupt collapse of the British regional airline Flybmi. more »»

In Brexit limbo, UK veers between high anxiety, grim humor

February 17, 2019

LONDON (AP) — It's said that history often repeats itself — the first time as tragedy, the second as farce. more »»

Pope asks for prayers for sex abuse summit at Vatican

February 17, 2019

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is asking for prayers for this week's sex abuse summit at the Vatican, calling abuse an "urgent challenge of our time. more »»

France's yellow vests mark 3 months amid racist tensions

February 17, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Paris authorities opened an investigation Sunday into anti-Semitic remarks hurled at a noted philosopher during a yellow vest protest in the capital, an incident that raised national... more »»

 
 
 

 

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