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2 dead as French bridge collapse sends vehicles into river

November 18, 2019

PARIS (AP) — A 15-year-old girl and a truck driver died Monday when a road bridge collapsed in rural southwest France, dumping several vehicles into a river and prompting nationwide questions... more »»

UN expert: 100,000 kids in migration-related detention in US

November 18, 2019

GENEVA (AP) — An independent expert working with the U.N. human rights office estimates that over 100,000 children are being held in migration-related detention in the United States. more »»

Brazil says Amazon deforestation is worst since 2008

November 18, 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The rate of deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest is at its highest level in more than a decade, according to a government report published on Monday. more »»

Dutch court sentences Pakistani of threat to kill Wilders

November 18, 2019

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court sentenced a Pakistani man Monday to 10 years in prison for plotting a terror attack on anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders. more »»

Avalanche hits Indian army post in Himalayas, 6 killed

November 18, 2019

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — An avalanche hit an Indian army post Monday on a Himalayan glacier in the disputed Kashmir region, killing four soldiers and their two civilian porters, the army said. more »»

Tests on Boeing ‘Greenliner’ part of effort to cut emissions

November 18, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Abu Dhabi’s flagship carrier, Etihad Airways, said Monday it is launching one of the world’s most fuel-efficient long-haul airplanes, part of a growing industry... more »»

UK leader Johnson faces questions about ties to US woman

November 18, 2019

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced new questions Monday about his relationship with an American businesswoman who allegedly received favors and public funds while Johnson wa... more »»

Paul McCartney to headline Glastonbury festival

November 18, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Paul McCartney has snagged the coveted Saturday night headline slot at Glastonbury next year as the British music festival celebrates its 50th birthday. more »»

Belarus election results: An opposition-free parliament

November 18, 2019

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Full preliminary results from parliamentary elections in Belarus show the chamber will have no members of the opposition to challenge strongman President Alexander Lukashenko. more »»

Russia returns 3 seized ships to Ukraine, talks about summit

November 18, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Three Ukrainian naval ships that were seized by Russia nearly a year ago have been returned, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said Monda. more »»

Italian police smash cross-border antiquities trafficking

November 18, 2019

ROME (AP) — Italian police have broken up a cross-border criminal gang illicitly trafficking in archaeological artifacts clandestinely excavated in southern Italy for export abroad, authorities... more »»

Spanish court says wanted Venezuelan spy still missing

November 18, 2019

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish National Court official confirmed Monday that a former Venezuelan spymaster accused of attempting to "flood" the United States with drugs remains missing since an order fo... more »»

The Latest: EU calls for closure of migrants camp in Bosnia

November 18, 2019

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on migration flows to Europe (all times local):

4:25 p.m. more »»

Campus under siege as Hong Kong police battle protesters

November 18, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — As night fell on Hong Kong, police tightened their siege of a university campus where hundreds of protesters were trapped in the latest dramatic episode in months of protests... more »»

UK parties woo wary business chiefs; Johnson faces questions

November 18, 2019

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced new questions on Monday about his relationship with an American businesswoman who allegedly received favors and public funds while Johnson... more »»

The Latest: Chinese envoy accuses UK, US of interference

November 18, 2019

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

9 p.m.

China’s ambassador to Britain has accused the U.K. and U.S. more »»

Van with 52 migrants smashes through Spanish enclave border

November 18, 2019

MADRID (AP) — A van carrying 52 migrants and going at high speed smashed through a border barrier between Morocco and Spain to enter the Spanish enclave of Ceuta, officials said Monday. more »»

Pope replaces financial watchdog head amid fallout from raid

November 18, 2019

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Monday replaced the head of the Vatican’s financial watchdog agency amid continuing fallout from a controversial Vatican police raid on the agency’s offices... more »»

Snooze cruise: Study sees future for hibernating astronauts

November 18, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — The European Space Agency says putting astronauts into a state of suspended animation could make it easier to reach other planets. more »»

 
 

 

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