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Upset Cyprus president calls off peace talks meet

May 24, 2016

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Talks aimed at reunifying ethnically divided Cyprus stumbled Tuesday when the Greek Cypriot president called off a meeting with the breakaway Turkish Cypriot leader after h... more »»

Forensic expert: EgyptAir human remains suggest explosion

May 24, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Human remains retrieved from the crash site of EgyptAir Flight 804 have burn marks and are very small in size, suggesting an explosion on board may have downed the aircraft in the... more »»

US biochemical engineer wins $1.2 million technology prize

May 24, 2016

HELSINKI (AP) — American biochemical engineer Frances Arnold, whose discoveries in "directed evolution" have helped produce medicines, including drugs for treating diabetes, on Tuesday was awarde... more »»

Tony Blair says defeating IS requires 'proper ground war'

May 24, 2016

LONDON (AP) — The Islamic State group will be defeated only with a ground war involving Western troops, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said Tuesday. more »»

Hard-line cleric voted leader of Iran's Assembly of Experts

May 24, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A hard-line Iranian cleric who has been in the country's power structure since its 1979 Islamic Revolution was chosen on Tuesday to lead the Assembly of Experts, a clerical... more »»

Turkey's Erdogan approves new government led by ally

May 24, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday approved a new government formed by one of his most trusted allies, who immediately asserted the intention to institute... more »»

Death toll rises in bombing of Syria government strongholds

May 24, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — A suicide bomber who targeted a hospital in a Syrian coastal city the previous day killed 43 people, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, as an activist group raised the... more »»

2 killed in South African protests against eviction

May 24, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African authorities say two people have died in violent protests by residents opposing plans to evict them from makeshift homes in an area north of Pretoria. more »»

South Korea: Overseas North Korean restaurant workers flee

May 24, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — An unspecified number of North Koreans working at a Pyongyang-run restaurant overseas have escaped their workplace and will come to South Korea, South Korean officials... more »»

WHO says hospital bombing in Syrian coastal city killed 43

May 24, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — A suicide bomber who targeted a hospital in a Syrian coastal city the previous day killed 43 people, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, as an activist group raised the... more »»

Greek authorities begin evacuation of Idomeni refugee camp

May 24, 2016

IDOMENI, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities began an operation at dawn Tuesday to gradually evacuate the country's largest informal refugee camp of Idomeni on the Macedonian border, blocking access... more »»

Obama's Hiroshima visit stirs differing views across Pacific

May 24, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — Two very different visions of the hell that is war are seared into the minds of World War II survivors on opposite sides of the Pacific. more »»

The Latest: Peace Corps to set up programs in Vietnam

May 24, 2016

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Barack Obama's first visit to Vietnam (all times local):

9:40 a.m. more »»

Angelina Jolie to teach at London School of Economics

May 23, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Oscar-winning actress and activist Angelina Jolie has been appointed a visiting professor at one of Britain's most prestigious universities. more »»

How would Bayer-Monsanto affect workers, farmers, investors?

May 23, 2016

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Bayer wants to buy Monsanto for $62 billion, hooking up the German chemical and drug company with the St. Louis-based producer of seeds and weed-killers. more »»

Left-leaning candidate wins Austria presidency in tight race

May 23, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — A pro-European Union candidate eked out a victory Monday over a right-wing, anti-migrant rival to become Austria's next president, in a tight contest viewed Europe-wide as a proxy... more »»

Brazil interim gov't under fire in wake of leaked recording

May 23, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's interim government came under fire Monday as a secret recording emerged of the new planning minister discussing a purported pact to push for President Dilma... more »»

Investigators search wreckage of EgyptAir plane, test DNA

May 23, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — A French ship joined the international effort to hunt for the black boxes and other wreckage of EgyptAir Flight 804 Monday, searching for clues to what brought the plane down, as... more »»

Obama banishing Vietnam War vestige by lifting arms embargo

May 23, 2016

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Eager to banish lingering shadows of the Vietnam War, President Barack Obama lifted the U.S. more »»

Iraqi leader cites early success in push to retake Fallujah

May 23, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister hailed "big successes" Monday by government troops after launching an offensive to retake Fallujah from Islamic State militants, but the operation promises to... more »»

 
 
 

 

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