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After 3 years, MH370 search ends with no plane, few answers

January 17, 2017

SYDNEY (AP) — After nearly three years, the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ended in futility and frustration Tuesday, as crews completed their deep-sea search of a desolate stretch of the... more »»

China's Xi takes spotlight at Davos as US makes transition

January 17, 2017

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — China is taking the world's most elite annual gathering by storm. more »»

Mexican resort shooting kills 5, panics festival-goers

January 17, 2017

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Gunfire broke out in a crowded beachfront nightclub throbbing with electronic music before dawn Monday, causing five deaths and setting off a bloody stampede by... more »»

88 million tons a year: Auditors decry EU food waste

January 16, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — The sheer waste of food had been bothering teacher Marijke De Jongh for so long that two years ago she set up a pop-up restaurant to serve perfectly good groceries and meat that... more »»

Mexican resort shooting kills 5, panics festival-goers

January 16, 2017

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Gunfire broke out in a crowded beachfront nightclub throbbing with electronic music before dawn Monday, causing five deaths and setting off a bloody stampede by... more »»

The Latest: Shakira calls for more early childhood education

January 16, 2017

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The latest on the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in the Swiss ski resort of Davos (all times local):

12:15 a.m. more »»

Reports: Istanbul nightclub attacker who killed 39 captured

January 16, 2017

ISTANBUL (AP) — A gunman suspected of killing 39 people during a New Year's attack on an Istanbul nightclub has been caught in a police operation, Turkish media reports said early Tuesday. more »»

UK's May signals EU clean break: no 'half-in, half-out'

January 16, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Britain will make a clean break from the European Union and not seek to remain "half-in, half-out," Prime Minister Theresa May will say Tuesday, disappointing businesses and voters... more »»

Syria rebel factions to attend Russia, Turkey-backed talks

January 16, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Representatives of some Syrian rebel groups said Monday they will attend talks sponsored by Russia and Turkey scheduled later this month, despite mounting violations of a cease-fire... more »»

Defiant EU nations ready themselves for Trump presidency

January 16, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union nations bracing for the looming Donald Trump presidency showed defiance Monday in the face of the president-elect's stinging comments on everything from NATO and... more »»

Knights of Malta seek to discredit pope's probe of ouster

January 16, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The head of the embattled Knights of Malta is seeking to discredit a Vatican investigation into the removal of a top official over a condom scandal, insisting that he followed... more »»

Northern Ireland unity government crumbles, faces March vote

January 16, 2017

DUBLIN (AP) — Northern Ireland's shattered unity government will be dissolved next week to make way for an early election demanded by the coalition's main Irish Catholic party, the secretary of... more »»

UN report says numerous abuses have occurred in South Sudan

January 16, 2017

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — South Sudanese government and opposition soldiers "blatantly ignored" international law during clashes in July that killed hundreds of people, according to a United Nations... more »»

Bahrain bans paper from publishing online after protests

January 16, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahraini authorities ordered an independent newspaper to stop publishing online Monday and said a city hall was set ablaze during clashes between opposition... more »»

Blast targeting police in southeast Turkey kills 4 officers

January 16, 2017

ISTANBUL (AP) — A roadside bomb in a pre-dominantly Kurdish city in southeast Turkey on Monday killed four policemen and wounded two others, according to the state-run news agency. more »»

Police: 5 killed in shooting at nightclub at Mexican resort

January 16, 2017

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — A shooting attack at an electronic music festival in Mexico's Caribbean coast resort of Playa del Carmen on Monday left five people dead, including two Canadians, an Italian... more »»

Top UN official: 10,000 civilians killed in Yemen conflict

January 16, 2017

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The United Nations' humanitarian aid official in Yemen said Monday that the civilian death toll in the nearly two-year conflict has reached 10,000, with 40,000 others wounded. more »»

Northern Ireland govt falls, territory faces March 2 vote

January 16, 2017

DUBLIN (AP) — Britain's Cabinet minister for Northern Ireland says the territory's unraveling unity government must be dissolved and an early election will be held on March 2. more »»

Ethics watchdog investigating Canadian PM's vacation

January 16, 2017

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada's ethics commissioner said Monday she is launching an investigation into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's recent family holiday at the Aga Khan's private island in th... more »»

 
 
 

 

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