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Hong Kong's leader vows to narrow rifts, but no specifics

August 20, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Facing pressure to end months of antigovernment protests, Hong Kong's leader pledged Tuesday to open up dialogue with city residents in an effort to narrow differences. more »»

 
 
 
Lam promises work to narrow Hong Kong rifts, no specifics

August 20, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader said Tuesday she's immediately setting up a "communication platform" to narrow differences in the city after months of anti-government protests. more »»

13 Chinese killed as tour bus crashes in Laos

August 20, 2019

BANGKOK (AP) — A tour bus carrying dozens of Chinese passengers crashed in Laos, killing at least 13, officials said Tuesday. more »»

Cardinal Pell's appeal verdict due but may not be final word

August 20, 2019

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The most senior Catholic cleric found guilty of sexually abusing children will learn the outcome of his appeal on Wednesday though the verdict still may not be the... more »»

Pell's appeal pitted word of former choirboy against priest

August 20, 2019

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Cardinal George Pell's appeal against his convictions for child molestation was largely a question of who the jury should have believed, his accuser or a senior priest... more »»

Twitter shuts Chinese accounts targeting Hong Kong protests

August 20, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter said Monday it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were part of a Chinese government influence campaign targeting the protest movement in Hong Kong. more »»

Twitter shuts Chinese accounts targeting Hong Kong protests

August 19, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter said Monday it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were part of a Chinese government influence campaign targeting the protest movement in Hong Kong. more »»

Airstrikes target Turkish convoy in Syria, raising tensions

August 19, 2019

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Airstrikes targeted a Turkish army convoy inside a rebel-held part of northwestern Syria on Monday, killing three civilians and wounding 12 others, the Turkish Defense... more »»

Patience wears thin for migrants stranded off Italian coast

August 19, 2019

ROME (AP) — The Spanish rescue ship Open Arms resorted to serving pizzas to 107 increasingly angry and sometimes aggressive migrants who are stranded aboard, as Italy's interior minister stuck to... more »»

Salvadoran suspected of having abortion acquitted at retrial

August 19, 2019

CIUDAD DELGADO, El Salvador (AP) — A young rape victim who was suspected of having an abortion and charged with homicide was acquitted by a judge at a retrial Monday in a case that attracted... more »»

The Latest: Migrant charity official: Boat won't break law

August 19, 2019

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on migration issues in Europe (all times local):

9:50 p.. more »»

Pentagon conducts 1st test of previously banned missile

August 19, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. more »»

Wide implications as Germany teeters toward recession

August 19, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — Germany, Europe's industrial powerhouse and biggest economy, with companies like Volkswagen, Siemens and BASF, may be entering a recession, according to a gloomy report from the... more »»

Putin, Macron hold French-Russian talks before G-7

August 19, 2019

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed to give a new boost to peace talks with Ukraine and to improve Moscow's relations with the European Union... more »»

Russian panel eyes alleged foreign interference in protests

August 19, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's lower house of parliament on Monday set up a commission to examine alleged cases of foreign interference in connection with a series of protests against the Moscow city... more »»

Putin says Russian nuclear explosion poses no threat

August 19, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says there is no threat from a deadly explosion at a secretive naval weapons testing range that has prompted international concern about radiation... more »»

Airstrikes hit near Turkish convoy in Syria, raising tension

August 19, 2019

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Airstrikes targeted a Turkish army convoy inside a rebel-held part of northwestern Syria on Monday, killing three civilians and wounding 12 others, the Turkish Defense... more »»

UK PM Boris Johnson faces rising Brexit strategy criticism

August 19, 2019

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing rising criticism of his Brexit strategy at home as he increases pressure on the European Union to re-open negotiations ahead of key... more »»

Elton John slams media for criticizing Harry, Meghan

August 19, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Singer Elton John says he's "deeply distressed" by media accounts that criticized the Duke and Duchess of Sussex for taking a private jet to go on vacation despite the flight's... more »»

Charity suggests plane could resolve migrant boat standoff

August 19, 2019

ROME (AP) — Italy's fierce battle over immigration raged on Monday, with fights and panic attacks reported among migrants who have been stranded on a rescue ship for up to 18 days at sea. more »»

More eurozone stimulus expected after inflation revised down

August 19, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Inflation across the 19-country eurozone was revised down for July, official figures showed Monday, bolstering expectations that the European Central Bank will provide another shot... more »»

 
 

 

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