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Attacker drives van into Barcelona crowd; 13 dead, 50 hurt

August 17, 2017

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A white van jumped up onto a sidewalk and sped down a pedestrian zone Thursday in Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas district, swerving from side to side as it plowed into... more »»

Some major attacks in Europe in recent years

August 17, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The deadly Barcelona van attack that killed 13 people and wounded dozens of others Thursday is the latest attack in Europe in recent years. more »»

Israeli leader resists calls to criticize Trump

August 17, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister faced growing calls on Thursday to denounce President Donald Trump's response to the racially charged violence and anti-Semitic displays in... more »»

A look at Zimbabwe's first lady, who is accused of assault

August 17, 2017

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African model's claims of assault have drawn attention to Zimbabwe's increasingly outspoken first lady Grace Mugabe, who is a possible successor to her 93-year-old... more »»

'Red alert' over Zimbabwe first lady, accused of assault

August 17, 2017

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Lawyers for the young model who claims she was assaulted by Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe in a Johannesburg hotel said Thursday that her family had been approached with a... more »»

Nobel winner shot for promoting education to study at Oxford

August 17, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by a Taliban gunman for speaking out for girls' rights to an education, has been accepted by the University of Oxford. more »»

Venezuela Supreme Court orders dissident lawmaker's arrest

August 17, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's high court issued an arrest order for the ousted chief prosecutor's husband Thursday after authorities accused him of running a $6 million extortion ring, a... more »»

The Latest: Wildfires threaten villages on Balkan coast

August 17, 2017

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in Europe (all times local):

6:00 p.. more »»

Threat of more disaster looms in Sierra Leone amid burials

August 17, 2017

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone's government has hired 600 grave diggers for the burials of hundreds of mudslide victims, officials said Thursday, as some residents were told to... more »»

The Latest: Lawyers for South Africa model consider court

August 17, 2017

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on the assault allegation against Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe (all times local):

3:25 p.m. more »»

Anti-Muslim Australian senator wears burqa in Parliament

August 17, 2017

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian senator provoked an angry backlash from lawmakers by wearing a burqa in Parliament on Thursday as part of her campaign for a national ban on Islamic face... more »»

US, Japan discuss North Korean threat

August 17, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.. more »»

Amid US racial divisions, Auschwitz memorial issues warning

August 17, 2017

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The memorial site of Auschwitz-Birkenau is weighing in on the anti-Semitic and racially charged violence that has erupted in the United States, noting that hatred comes from... more »»

Saudi Arabia reopens Qatar border for hajj pilgrims

August 17, 2017

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia announced on Thursday that it is reopening its border with Qatar to allow Qataris to attend the hajj, despite a monthslong rift between Doha and four Arab... more »»

Turkmenistan tightens entry rules before sports event

August 17, 2017

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — The Central Asian country of Turkmenistan has tightened entry rules as part of enhanced security for an international sports event. more »»

Mugabe flies to South Africa to aid wife accused of assault

August 17, 2017

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe was in South Africa on Thursday as his wife faced accusations of assaulting a young model and police said a "red alert" had been issued to... more »»

Nobel winner shot for education advocacy to study at Oxford

August 17, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by a Taliban gunman at age 15 for speaking out for the right to an education, has been accepted to the University of Oxford. more »»

Education activist Malala Yousafzai to study at Oxford

August 17, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by a Taliban gunman at age 15 for speaking out for the right to an education, has been accepted to the University of Oxford. more »»

Israeli leader criticized for response to Charlottesville

August 17, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu came under mounting pressure Thursday to speak out against President Donald Trump's response to the racially charged violence and... more »»

Young leaders of massive 2014 Hong Kong protests get prison

August 17, 2017

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong court sent young activist Joshua Wong and two other student leaders to prison Thursday for their roles in huge pro-democracy protests nearly three years earlier, in... more »»

 
 
 

 

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