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Ruling party candidate leads in Ecuador's presidential vote

February 20, 2017

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — The hand-picked candidate of socialist President Rafael Correa headed to victory in the opening round of Ecuador's presidential election, although authorities said it may... more »»

Trump wigs in big demand during Carnival season in Austria

February 20, 2017

PFAFSTAETTEN, Austria (AP) — So many people want to be Donald Trump this Carnival season in Austria that some costume shops have run out of wigs mimicking the U.S. president's memorable hairstyle. more »»

Montenegro accuses Russia over alleged coup plot

February 20, 2017

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro's special prosecutor has accused Russia and its secret service operatives of plotting an election-day coup attempt that included plans to kill the small... more »»

7 killed in airstrikes on Syrian capital

February 20, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Airstrikes in the Syrian capital, Damascus, left at least seven people dead Monday as activists reported a third straight day of escalations by pro-government forces against... more »»

American flag has 51 stars for Pence visit to European Union

February 20, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Star-Spangled Banner looked more starry than usual during one of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's appearances in Brussels. more »»

Eurozone, Greece reach deal on return of bailout inspectors

February 20, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — Greece and its European creditors agreed Monday to resume talks on what reforms the country must make next in order to get the money it needs to avoid bankruptcy and a potential... more »»

UN: Congo must stop rights violations by its armed forces

February 20, 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The U.N. commissioner for human rights has called on Congo's government to stop human rights violations by its armed forces. more »»

North African diplomats seek solutions for chaotic Libya

February 20, 2017

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The presidents of Egypt, Algeria and Tunisia will hold a summit soon to try to find ways to reconcile neighboring Libya's rival political factions and stem the country's... more »»

Sleek superyacht seized in Gibraltar over $16.2M debt claim

February 20, 2017

MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Gibraltar say they have seized one of the largest and most advanced superyachts in the world over an unsettled bill dispute between its owner and its German builder. more »»

Pence was disappointed Flynn gave him inaccurate information

February 20, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence said Monday it was right to oust Michael Flynn as national security adviser for misleading him about the adviser's contacts with Russia. more »»

Iraqi troops advance on western Mosul as Mattis holds talks

February 20, 2017

SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces advanced Monday into the southern outskirts of Mosul on the second day of a push to drive Islamic State militants from the city's western half, as the... more »»

Trump wigs in big demand for Austrian carnival-goers

February 20, 2017

VIENNA (AP) — Just about everyone wants to be Donald Trump this Carnival season in Austria — so much so that some costume rental shops have run out of wigs miming the U.S. more »»

US Defense Secretary Mattis: US will stay in Iraq a while

February 20, 2017

BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday he believes U.S. more »»

Death, diplomatic spat could cost North Korea a rare friend

February 20, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — North Korea doesn't have many friend. more »»

Uganda launches gold refinery, amid fears of dirty minerals

February 20, 2017

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A gold refinery primarily owned by a Belgian investor was launched in Uganda Monday amid concerns about the source of its minerals. more »»

N. Korean envoy blasts Malaysians, calls for joint probe

February 20, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — North Korea's ambassador to Malaysia on Monday denounced the country's investigation into the death of the exiled half brother of North Korea's ruler, calling it... more »»

Russia says 4 soldiers killed in roadside bombing in Syria

February 20, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Four Russian servicemen were killed last week in Syria when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb, the Russian military said Monday, raising the total Russian combat casualties so fa... more »»

Trans-Atlantic relations put to test in Trump's first month

February 20, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — After President Donald Trump's raucous first month in office, Europeans have reacted with demonstrations, counter-barbs and sheer angst that a century of trans-Atlantic friendship... more »»

 
 
 

 

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