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Lebanon gets tough on the press ahead of elections

February 21, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — A string of court cases and judicial investigations against Lebanese media figures is testing this country's reputation as a forum for ideas in a region blanketed by censorship and... more »»

Indonesia mobilizes to combat health-damaging forest fires

February 21, 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Four Indonesian provinces have declared emergencies in anticipation of worsening forest fires that each year spread health-damaging haze across much of Southeast Asia. more »»

Japan sees transfer at sea that may violate NKorea sanctions

February 21, 2018

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's military has witnessed a ship-to-ship transfer on the high seas that it "strongly suspects" violates U.N. more »»

Maduro: Digital currency puts Venezuela on tech vanguard

February 21, 2018

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Cash-strapped Venezuela on Tuesday became the first country to launch its own version of bitcoin, a move President Nicolas Maduro celebrated as putting his country on th... more »»

Luxury property ad blitz heralds Trump son's visit to India

February 21, 2018

NEW DELHI (AP) — "Trump has arrived. Have you?" shout the barrage of glossy front-page advertisements in almost every major Indian newspaper. more »»

Palestinian leader calls for peace conference by mid-2018

February 21, 2018

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas ruled out the United States as a broker for peace with Israel on Tuesday, calling for an international peace conference by mid-2018 with... more »»

With new elections near, US strains to curb Russia meddling

February 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Russians are going to try it again. Even President Donald Trump's intelligence chiefs say so. But with congressional primaries just two weeks away, the U.S. more »»

Australian PM heading to US for talks with Trump, governors

February 21, 2018

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull heads to the United States on Wednesday accompanied by the largest Australian political and business delegation ever to visit the U.S. more »»

Government bombing of Damascus suburbs kills more than 100

February 20, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — Government forces bombed the northeastern suburbs of the Syrian capital for a second straight day on Tuesday, killing more than 100 people and raising the specter of a full-scale... more »»

Palestinian leader calls for peace conference by mid-2018

February 20, 2018

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas ruled out the United States as a broker for peace with Israel on Tuesday, calling for an international peace conference by mid-2018 with... more »»

AP Explains: Syria's starved, rebellious suburb under attack

February 20, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — The airstrikes came at a rate of one a minute, with horrible results: civilians fleeing collapsing buildings, children trapped under slabs of concrete, paramedics grimly rushing the... more »»

The Latest: Group says Syria death toll tops 100 for the day

February 20, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

11:30 p.m. more »»

Italy warns of election threat as rival parties court Russia

February 20, 2018

ROME (AP) — Italian government officials are warning of possible foreign interference in the March 4 general election, sounding the alarm following the U.S. more »»

The Latest: Envoy says US extends hand to Palestinians

February 20, 2018

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. Security Council meeting on Mideast issues (all times local):

2:30 p.m.

U.S. more »»

17 Turks reach Greek island, to apply for asylum in Greece

February 20, 2018

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A group of Turks who reached a Greek island by dinghy from Turkey are seeking political asylum in Greece, authorities in Athens said Tuesday. more »»

Stylish Queen Elizabeth II makes first Fashion Week visit

February 20, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has always dressed with style and flair — but Tuesday marked her first visit to the showy catwalks of London Fashion Week. more »»

Insiders: Russia troll farm even zanier than indictment says

February 20, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — A Clinton-Obama sex tape using body doubles. A Facebook page promoting Texas independence riddled with grammatical mistakes. Islamic State anthems blasting out during the nightshift. more »»

Latvian ECB official won't resign, rejects bribes report

February 20, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Latvia's official on the European Central Bank's top policymaking council rejected calls to resign Tuesday amid suspicions of bribery and an Associated Press report on allegations o... more »»

Zimbabwean opposition leader Tsvangirai buried in rural home

February 20, 2018

BUHERA, Zimbabwe (AP) — Thousands of people in Zimbabwe gathered on Tuesday for the burial of opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, whose death from cancer exacerbated divisions within a movement... more »»

Netanyahu confidant identified as scandals mount

February 20, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, already reeling from a damaging police report into alleged corruption, faced yet another scandal on Tuesday — with allegations that a longtime... more »»

 
 
 

 

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