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Hong Kong protesters slam leader's apology, demand she quit

June 18, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers and activists rejected a new apology Tuesday by the city's leader over a highly unpopular extradition bill, demanding that she quit and that the... more »»

 
 
 
The Latest: Pro-democracy HK lawmakers reject apology

June 18, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local):

8 p.m. more »»

Ex-rival backs Boris Johnson in UK leadership race

June 18, 2019

LONDON (AP) — A former candidate to lead Britain's Conservative Party threw her support behind front-runner Boris Johnson on Tuesday, bolstering his lead as lawmakers prepared to eliminate at... more »»

The Latest: HK activists vow resistance if demands not met

June 18, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local):

7:30 p.m. more »»

EU court declares Germany's highway tolls illegal

June 18, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — The European Court of Justice ruled Tuesday that highway tolls in Germany are illegal because they unfairly penalize drivers from other European Union countrie. more »»

Iranian president: Iran isn't seeking war against any nation

June 18, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran is not seeking to wage war against any nation, the country's president said Tuesday while at the same time stressing that Iranians will withstand mounting U.S. more »»

The Latest: Activists reject Hong Kong leader's apology

June 18, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local):

6 p.. more »»

Hong Kong leader: Extradition bill unlikely to be revived

June 18, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader apologized Tuesday for an unpopular extradition bill that drew massive protests and indicated that it will not be revived during the current legislative session. more »»

Rescue efforts underway after China quake kills at least 12

June 18, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — Rescue efforts were underway Tuesday after an earthquake in southwestern China left 12 people dead and 135 others injured, authorities said. more »»

Kazakhstan updates tally of protest arrests to nearly 4,000

June 18, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Kazakhstan's interior minister has updated the tally of arrests during protests before and after the presidential election earlier this month to nearly 4,000 people. more »»

Egypt's ousted President Morsi buried after courtroom death

June 18, 2019

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's first democratically elected president, Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi, was buried under heavy security early on Tuesday, a day after his dramatic collapse and death inside a... more »»

Hong Kong protests fade as activists mull next steps

June 18, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's government headquarters reopened Tuesday as the number of protesters outside dwindled to a few dozen and life returned to normal in the former British colony. more »»

The Latest: Saudi Arabia say it intercepted 2 Houthi drones

June 18, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local):

7 a.m. more »»

Sharer of New Zealand mosque shooting video gets 21 months

June 18, 2019

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A Christchurch businessman who shared a video of worshippers being slaughtered at a New Zealand mosque was sentenced on Tuesday to 21 months in prison. more »»

DR officials identify man believed to have paid Ortiz hitmen

June 18, 2019

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Dominican authorities on Monday identified the man they believe paid hit men to try and kill David Ortiz, adding that they were closing in on the... more »»

Hong Kong opposition movement largely without leaders

June 18, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — The largely youth-driven movement of black-clad protesters challenging Hong Kong's government over an unpopular extradition bill is a coalition operating without a clear... more »»

Tensions rise as Iran speeds up enrichment, US sends troops

June 18, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran will surpass the uranium-stockpile limit set by its nuclear deal in the next 10 days, an official said Monday, raising pressure on Europeans trying to save the accord a... more »»

China's Xi to visit North Korea as US nuke diplomacy stalls

June 18, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping will make a state visit to North Korea this week, state media announced Monday, as U.. more »»

Earthquake in southern China kills 11 people, injures 122

June 18, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — A strong earthquake that hit Sichuan province in southern China late Monday night killed 11 people and injured 122, the local government sai. more »»

Blackout in South America raises questions about power grid

June 18, 2019

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The huge blackout that left tens of millions of people in the dark in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay over the weekend raised serious questions about the... more »»

Tensions rise as Iran speeds up enrichment, US sends troops

June 17, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran will surpass the uranium-stockpile limit set by its nuclear deal in the next 10 days, an official said Monday, raising pressure on Europeans trying to save the accord a... more »»

 
 

 

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