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US says Myanmar makes life for Rohingya 'a death sentence'

February 13, 2018

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.. more »»

Police recommend corruption charges for Netanyahu

February 13, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Tuesday recommended that Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on bribery and breach of trust charges in a pair of corruption cases, dealing an embarrassing blow to th... more »»

Use of blackface in Brazil Carnival parade sparks debate

February 13, 2018

SAO PAULO (AP) — A top samba school's use of blackface in a Carnival parade sparked debate Tuesday about depictions of race in Brazil, which is still grappling with a fraught racial legacy. more »»

French trial on sex with 11-year-old fuels debate on consent

February 13, 2018

PONTOISE, France (AP) — A 29-year-old French man went on trial Tuesday in a Paris suburb for having sex with an 11-year-old girl, a case that has rekindled strong debate on the age of sexual... more »»

Uzbek Stockholm truck attacker had pledged allegiance to IS

February 13, 2018

STOCKHOLM (AP) — An Uzbek man who carried out a deadly attack on Stockholm last year swore allegiance to the Islamic State group in a video and wrote that he wanted "to scare the infidels and... more »»

New US-Turkey tensions overshadow anti-IS unity meeting

February 13, 2018

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — The Trump administration's appeal for unity fell on a critical deaf ear Tuesday as the latest expression of U.. more »»

The Latest: Israel PM: Recommendations to indict 'nothing'

February 13, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on police recommending indictments against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin (all times local):

9:05 p.m. more »»

Israel military court trial closed for Palestinian protester

February 13, 2018

OFER MILITARY BASE, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian protester Ahed Tamimi went on trial behind closed doors in an Israeli military court Tuesday for slapping and punching two Israeli soldiers — the... more »»

Reports: Russian contractors killed by US strike in Syria

February 13, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — An unknown number of private Russian military contractors were killed by a U.S. strike in Syria, Russian media reported Tuesday in a development that could further inflame Russia-U.S. more »»

Haiti leader: UK aid workers violated 'basic human decency'

February 13, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Haiti's president condemned the British charity Oxfam on Tuesday for a sexual misconduct scandal, describing the alleged misbehavior of aid workers handling earthquake recovery... more »»

South Africa's ruling party finally turns against Zuma

February 13, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's ruling party on Tuesday disowned President Jacob Zuma after sticking with him through years of scandals, ordering him to resign in an attempt to resolve a... more »»

Guatemalan ex-president, Oxfam chief held in corruption case

February 13, 2018

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in Guatemala said Tuesday they have detained former President Alvaro Colom and almost his entire former cabinet, including the current chairman of Oxfam... more »»

Russia: Human error, faulty sensor behind deadly plane crash

February 13, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Human error may be to blame for the Russian plane crash that killed 71 people, Russian investigators said Tuesday, noting that the plane's pilots failed to turn on the heating unit... more »»

Dutch foreign minister quits after lying about Putin meeting

February 13, 2018

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch foreign affairs minister resigned Tuesday, a day after admitting that he lied about attending a meeting hosted by Russian President Vladimir Putin more tha... more »»

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle visit Scotland ahead of wedding

February 13, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry and fiancee Meghan Markle are continuing their pre-wedding tour of Britain with a trip to Scotland. more »»

UK: White powder in package sent to Parliament not harmful

February 13, 2018

LONDON (AP) — London police say a white powder found inside a suspicious package sent to Parliament is not harmful. more »»

Official: US says ex-Venezuela oil czar took bribes

February 13, 2018

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S. more »»

UK unveils new technology to fight extremist content online

February 13, 2018

LONDON (AP) — The British government is unveiling new technology designed to remove extremist material from social media, amid mounting pressure on companies like Facebook and Twitter to do more... more »»

Kuwait calms Philippines after dead worker found in freezer

February 13, 2018

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait's foreign minister tried to calm anger in the Philippines on Tuesday after a Filipina worker was found dead in a freezer, hoping to defuse an ordered "total ban" on... more »»

 
 
 

 

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