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Supreme Court upends all-white jury verdict, death sentence

May 23, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court upended the conviction and death sentence of a black Georgia man Monday because prosecutors violated the Constitution by excluding African-Americans from the... more »»

The Latest: UN chief condemns Syria attacks

May 23, 2016

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Latest on a violent day in the Middle East, with deadly bombings in Syria and Yemen and the start of an Iraqi government offensive to retake the city of Fallujah from... more »»

Netanyahu proclaims support for peace, despite French rebuff

May 23, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's leader on Monday reiterated his support for the establishment of a Palestinian state, seeking to persuade critics that he remains committed to peace as he prepares to... more »»

2 dead as Kenyan police attack electoral reform demos

May 23, 2016

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — At least two people died Monday when Kenya's police shot, beat and tear gassed demonstrators across the country who called for the electoral commission to be dissolved due t... more »»

Turkey threatens to suspend agreements with EU

May 23, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Turkey's president on Monday that Ankara must fulfill all the European Union's conditions to secure visa-free travel for its citizens,... more »»

Tunisian Islamist party to separate religious, politics work

May 23, 2016

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's Islamist Ennahda party voted Monday to separate its political and religious work, part of its effort to cast itself in line with the North African country's secula... more »»

Multiple blasts in Syria government strongholds kill 80

May 23, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — A series of coordinated explosions including suicide bombings rocked two normally quiet coastal government strongholds in Syria Monday, killing more than 80 people and wounding 200... more »»

World Humanitarian Summit aims to tackle crisis

May 23, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — An ambitious summit to revamp humanitarian aid and global responses to modern-day crises opened on Monday in Turkey with lofty goals and financial targets overshadowed by concerns... more »»

Greece to start evacuating Idomeni migrant camp within days

May 23, 2016

IDOMENI, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities will start a gradual evacuation of the country's main informal camp for refugees and other migrants within the next 10 days, officials said Monday. more »»

GE announces deals worth over $1.4 billion with Saudi Arabia

May 23, 2016

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — General Electric Co. said Monday it made a series of deals with Saudi Arabia worth more than $1. more »»

After migrants, German nationalist party takes aim at Islam

May 23, 2016

ERFURT, Germany (AP) — Weeks after declaring that there is no place for Islam in Germany, a surging nationalist party has sharpened its rhetoric against prominent Islamic groups and suggested... more »»

Left-leaning candidate wins Austrian presidency

May 23, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — Left-leaning candidate Alexander Van der Bellen won the election to become Austrian president Monday, but his right-wing rival was only narrowly behind, a result that reflects the... more »»

The Latest: Putin stands by 'Syrian partners' after bombings

May 23, 2016

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Latest on a violent day in the Middle East, with deadly bombings in Syria and Yemen and the start of an Iraqi government offensive to retake the city of Fallujah from... more »»

US General in Afghanistan: Mansour was an obstacle to peace

May 23, 2016

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan (AP) — The top U.. more »»

The Latest: Austrian left-leaning candidate narrowly wins

May 23, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — The Latest on Austria's presidential election (all times local):

4:55 p.m. more »»

Yemen suicide attacks kill at least 45 army recruits

May 23, 2016

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A pair of bombings carried out by Islamic State militants killed at least 45 people in Yemen's southern city of Aden on Monday, targeting young men seeking to join the army wh... more »»

Germany: right-wing violence rose over 40 percent last year

May 23, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Violent crimes with a right-wing political motive rose more than 40 percent in Germany last year as the country saw a large influx of migrants, the government said Monda. more »»

Police: Hostages in deadly Sydney siege appeared 'jovial'

May 23, 2016

SYDNEY (AP) — A police official described a group of people being held hostage by a gunman inside a Sydney cafe during a 16-hour ordeal as "jovial," a police commander told an inquest into the... more »»

Pope embraces Al-Azhar imam in sign of renewed relations

May 23, 2016

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Monday embraced the grand imam of Al-Azhar, the prestigious Sunni Muslim center of learning, reopening an important channel for Catholic-Muslim dialogue after ... more »»

 
 
 

 

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