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Belligerence as strategy: Pyongyang and its provocations

February 9, 2016

In Japan, the prime minister said North Korea would be committing a "grave, provocative act" if it followed through on plans to launch a long-range rocket. more »»

South African court hears case against president

February 9, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's highest court on Tuesday heard a case against President Jacob Zuma, who is accused of violating the constitution in a scandal over state spending on his private... more »»

Spain: Princess Cristina back in court for tax fraud trial

February 9, 2016

PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain (AP) — Spain's Princess Cristina was back in court Tuesday for trial along with 17 others, including her husband, on charges ranging from tax fraud to embezzlement. more »»

Survivor tells of living through collapse of Taiwan building

February 9, 2016

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — After propping himself against a wall for 20 hours to avoid smothering his girlfriend, Ko Ching-chung's strength was draining awa. more »»

More than 1 million are besieged in Syria, new report says

February 9, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — More than one million Syrians are trapped in besieged areas, a new report says in a challenge to the United Nations, which estimates just half that amount and has been accused by... more »»

Hong Kong activists, police clash over holiday food stalls

February 9, 2016

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's Lunar New Year celebration descended into chaotic scenes as protesters and police, who fired warning shots into the air, clashed over a street market selling fish... more »»

Search for life continues at Taiwan complex toppled by quake

February 9, 2016

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers using cranes, dogs and electronic devices searched for survivors Tuesday in a high-rise apartment complex in southern Taiwan that was toppled three days earlier by ... more »»

Germany, Turkey vow diplomatic effort to end Aleppo violence

February 8, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — As tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence massed at Turkey's border, Turkish and German leaders pledged Monday to redouble diplomatic efforts to end the fighting... more »»

Saudi offer to send troops to Syria comes with uncertainty

February 8, 2016

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's offer to send troops to fight Islamic State in Syria is as much about the kingdom's growing determination to flex its military might as it is... more »»

The Latest: Greece: Stop migrants in Turkish waters

February 8, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):

10:05 p.m. more »»

Canada to end airstrikes against Islamic State group shortly

February 8, 2016

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's prime minister on Monday announced that the country will end airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq by Feb. more »»

The Latest: Official: Turkey will help people inside Syria

February 8, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):

8:55 p.m. more »»

Displaced by fighting, Kurdish residents call for peace

February 8, 2016

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (AP) — Azize Calis is pleading for peace. more »»

Hundreds of thousands celebrate Carnival in Cologne

February 8, 2016

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people packed the streets of Cologne for its annual Rose Monday parade, the culmination of five days of Carnival festivities that took place amid... more »»

Pope's visit to violent Mexican city highlights broader ills

February 8, 2016

ECATEPEC, Mexico (AP) — One evening in September 2014, Mariana Yanez left her home in this crime-plagued Mexico City suburb saying she was going to make some photocopies. Then she vanished. more »»

French ex-minister in court over tax fraud, money laundering

February 8, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Jerome Cahuzac was the face of France's fight against tax evaders — until he was forced to acknowledge that he himself was dodging taxes, hiding money in tax havens around the world. more »»

Russian troops put on high alert as part of massive drills

February 8, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has scrambled thousands of troops and hundreds of warplanes across southwestern Russia for large-scale military drills intended to test the troops' readines... more »»

Fans can have Hendrix experience at guitarist's London home

February 8, 2016

LONDON (AP) — When he was not being a string-shredding, amp-blasting guitar hero, Jimi Hendrix liked nothing better than to sit at home drinking tea and watching the British soap opera "Coronatio... more »»

The Latest: Austrian official warns of migrant limits

February 8, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):

6:15 p.. more »»

Belarusian leader says Russia will offer bailout

February 8, 2016

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The leader of Belarus says Russia has promised to offer financial assistance to his nation. more »»

 
 
 

 

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