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Watchdog group: Countries move too slowly against corruption

February 21, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — Corruption continues to be a global problem and the majority of countries are moving too slowly in their efforts to combat it, a watchdog group said Wednesday. more »»

AP Exclusive: Migrant recounts his deportation from Israel

February 21, 2018

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Inside the immigration office in Tel Aviv, Yohannes Tesfagabr considered his option. more »»

Liberia's new president pays visit to France

February 21, 2018

PARIS (AP) — Newly-elected Liberian President George Weah and French counterpart Emmanuel Macron have announced the creation of a fund to support sport projects in Africa. more »»

UK Supreme Court: Police liable for failings in rapist case

February 21, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that police can be held liable for failing to bring serious criminals to justice — a judgment that could open U.K. more »»

German court hands 'Laserman' life sentence for 1992 killing

February 21, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — A German court on Wednesday sentenced a Swedish man to life in prison for fatally shooting a woman in Frankfurt 26 years ago. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Bolivians pick their Andean god of abundance

February 21, 2018

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Juan Ricaldi may not yet be rich, but he's the very image of the god of abundance in the eyes of celebrating devotees in the Bolivian capital. more »»

Amid a flood of plastic, big companies try to clean up image

February 21, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Once a month, accountant Michael Byrne pulls on his rubber boots and makes his way to a spot on the banks of the River Thames. more »»

European space probe prepares to sniff Martian atmosphere

February 21, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — A European space probe has swung into position around Mars in preparation to analyze its atmosphere for possible signs of life. more »»

Supreme Court sides with Chicago museum in terror case

February 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is preventing survivors of a 1997 terrorist attack from seizing Persian artifacts at a Chicago museum to help pay a $71.5 million default judgment against Iran. more »»

Bahrain sentences prominent activist to 5 years in prison

February 21, 2018

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A prominent human rights activist in Bahrain was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison over tweets alleging prison torture in his country and misconduct i... more »»

New strikes kill 10 in rebel-held suburbs of Syrian capital

February 21, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — New airstrikes and shelling of the besieged, rebel-held suburbs of the Syrian capital killed at least 10 people and wounded dozens more on Wednesday, a rescue organization and a... more »»

Only on AP: Migrant recounts forced deportation from Israel

February 21, 2018

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Inside the immigration office in Tel Aviv, Yohannes Tesfagabr considered his option. more »»

Zimbabwe's Mugabe marks 94th birthday in near solitude

February 21, 2018

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's former leader Robert Mugabe was celebrating his first birthday since his resignation in near solitude on Wednesday, far from the lavish affair of years gone by. more »»

Can Brexit be stopped? Pro-EU campaigns try to turn the tide

February 21, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Britain is due to leave the European Union in just over a year. The country's main political parties agree that the decision can't be reversed. But with the U.K. more »»

A look at the scandals surrounding Israel's prime minister

February 21, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting for his political life as a dizzying array of scandals has engulfed him, his family and his inner circle. more »»

Japanese father of 13 surrogate children veiled in mystery

February 21, 2018

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese man who has won legal custody of 13 surrogate children in Thailand has remained virtually anonymous in the Japanese media. more »»

Snow isolates Moroccan mountain villages more used to sun

February 21, 2018

TIGHANIMINE, Morocco (AP) — Bitter cold and exceptionally heavy snowfall have beleaguered parts of Morocco this winter, disrupting schools, closing national highways — and delighting residents in... more »»

Budget carrier flydubai sees profits and revenue increase

February 21, 2018

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Budget carrier flydubai said Wednesday its earnings and profits have increased, with revenue reaching 5.5 billion dirhams ($1. more »»

Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' that family's profiting from presidency

February 21, 2018

NEW DELHI (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. more »»

Indonesia mobilizes to combat health-damaging forest fires

February 21, 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Four Indonesian provinces have declared emergencies in anticipation of worsening forest fires that each year spread health-damaging haze across much of Southeast Asia. more »»

 
 
 

 

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