Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | Contact Us | All Access E-Edition | Home RSS
 
 
 
Turkey delays UN counter-torture official's visit

September 21, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A U.N. official on countering torture has criticized a Turkish government decision to postpone his visit to the country saying the move "sends the wrong message."

U.N. more »»

The Latest: Russia: US drone was near Syria convoy strike

September 21, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria's conflict (all times local):

6:45 p.m.

The Russian military says a U.S. more »»

2 Turkish journalists on trial again over alleged Gulen ties

September 21, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — Two opposition journalists went on trial in Turkey for a second time on Wednesday, accused of aiding the movement led by U.S. more »»

Paris Climate Change agreement passes key threshold

September 21, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Thirty-one countries formally joined the Paris climate change pact Wednesday, bringing the total number of countries ratifying the treaty to 60 and raising hopes that it wil... more »»

European human rights group warns on Azerbaijan constitution

September 21, 2016

PARIS (AP) — A European law and human rights commission on Wednesday criticized proposed constitutional changes in Azerbaijan that would extend the president's term, a conclusion that drew an... more »»

Police: Syrian held in Germany had contact with IS recruiter

September 21, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — A 16-year-old Syrian refugee who was arrested in western Germany had contact with a recruiter for the Islamic State group and instructions for making explosives, authorities said... more »»

1,400 investor lawsuits seek 8.2 billion euros from VW

September 21, 2016

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A German court says it has added staff and storage space to handle a flood of 1,400 investor lawsuits against Volkswagen seeking damages worth 8.2 billion euros ($9. more »»

The Latest: Kerry wants aircraft grounded to allow Syria aid

September 21, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria's conflict (all times local):

6:10 p.m.

U.S. more »»

UK's Tate galleries acquire replica of anti-war protest camp

September 21, 2016

LONDON (AP) — A replica of an anti-war protest camp that stood outside Britain's Parliament for a decade has been acquired by the country's most visited group of art museums, the Tate. more »»

Russia to send its aircraft carrier to eastern Mediterranean

September 21, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian navy will send its sole aircraft carrier to the eastern Mediterranean as part of Moscow's efforts to reaffirm its influence in Syria and showcase its resurgent military... more »»

Hungarian inmates working around the clock on border fence

September 21, 2016

MARIANOSZTRA, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian prison inmates are ramping up their production of razor wire, working around the clock as Hungary prepares to build a second fence on the border with Serbia... more »»

Airstrike in Syria hits medics responding to earlier bombing

September 21, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — An airstrike in northern Syria killed five medics responding to an earlier bombing raid, a relief group said Wednesday, a day after an airstrike on a humanitarian convoy prompted th... more »»

Proposal to revive royal yacht draws fans, foes in Britain

September 21, 2016

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. may be sailing into an uncertain future outside the European Union, but if campaigners have their way, Britannia will rule the waves agai. more »»

South African police clash with university students

September 21, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police on Wednesday set off stun grenades and threw tear gas at stone-throwing students from a leading university who were demonstrating for free education. more »»

Africa divided over ivory trade, as some states want to sell

September 21, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Villagers and elephants are competing for scarce water in a remote part of Namibia, one of a minority of African nations that will push for the right to sell millions of... more »»

New class of pampered purebred dogs emerges in Cuba

September 21, 2016

HAVANA (AP) — Lourdes Ortega spent nine years castrating cattle and ridding pigs of parasites until a chronic nerve disease forced her out of veterinary medicine, leaving her struggling for two... more »»

Iran to IAEA: West needs to normalize economic relations

September 21, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — Iran's delegation to the International Atomic Energy Agency says Western nations need to normalize relations with his country, saying Tehran has been living up to its end of a deal... more »»

Part of Prague's iconic Dancing House turns into hotel

September 21, 2016

PRAGUE (AP) — For many of the millions of tourists who flood the Czech capital every year, taking a selfie in front of the Dancing House has become as important as walking across the medieval... more »»

Aid group: Syria strike hit mobile unit not medical facility

September 21, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — An airstrike in northern Syria that killed five members of medical staff hit a mobile emergency unit and not a medical facility, a relief organization said Wednesday. more »»

Man wounded after attempt to enter Israeli Embassy in Turkey

September 21, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — An attacker armed with a knife tried to enter the Israeli Embassy in Turkey on Wednesday before being shot and slightly wounded by Turkish security officials, Turkish and... more »»

 
 
 

 

I am looking for:
in:
News, Blogs & Events Web