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Iraq hopes OPEC deal will help cover its massive war costs

December 1, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — The government of Iraq is hoping that a new OPEC deal will help the war-weary country generate enough revenue to help pay for its costly, 2-year-old fight against the Islamic State... more »»

Bolivia suspends airline after deadly crash in Colombia

December 1, 2016

MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — The Bolivian Civil Aviation Authority has indefinitely suspended permission for LaMia airline to operate following the deadly crash of one its charter planes in Colombia... more »»

Crown prince formally becomes Thailand's new king

December 1, 2016

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand has a new king, with the country's crown prince formally taking the throne to succeed his much-revered late father, who reigned for 70 years. more »»

Crown prince officially becomes Thailand's new king

December 1, 2016

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand has a new king, with the country's crown prince formally taking the throne to succeed his much-revered late father, who reigned for 70 years. more »»

Poles upset by corruption allegations against freedom hero

December 1, 2016

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Former Polish president and Solidarity founder Lech Walesa said Thursday that he doesn't believe corruption allegations that prosecutors have made against another key... more »»

UN: World population grows, young girls struggle

December 1, 2016

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The world's population grew slightly to 7.4 billion in 2016, the U.N. said Thursday, with a substantial youth bulge challenging political and social systems across the planet. more »»

US consumers should feel muted impact from rising oil price

December 1, 2016

DALLAS (AP) — OPEC's decision to cut production gave an immediate boost to oil prices, but the impact on consumers and the U.S. economy is likely to be more modest and gradual. more »»

Buzz Aldrin, second man on moon, evacuated from South Pole

December 1, 2016

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Former American astronaut Buzz Aldrin, one of the first men to walk on the moon, has been evacuated by plane from the South Pole for medical reasons, officials said... more »»

Putin hopes to fix ties with US, pool anti-terror efforts

December 1, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — In a conciliatory state-of-the-nation address, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday voiced hope for mending a rift with the U.S. and pooling efforts in fighting terrorism. more »»

Turkish PM seeks support for expanded powers for Erdogan

December 1, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's prime minister on Thursday moved closer to an agreement with the country's nationalist party over constitutional reforms that would usher in a system expanding... more »»

Pakistan welcomes Trump's overtures to 'amazing' country

December 1, 2016

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's Foreign Ministry on Thursday said Islamabad welcomes U.S. more »»

Teen in UK charged in Polish man's death after Brexit vote

December 1, 2016

LONDON (AP) — A 15-year-old boy in Britain has been charged with murder in the killing of a Polish man in the weeks after the U.K.'s vote to leave the European Union. more »»

Gambia ruler predicts landslide; internet blocked amid vote

December 1, 2016

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Voters in the tiny West African nation of Gambia cast marbles Thursday in an election widely expected to keep the country's ruler of more than two decades in power despite a... more »»

The Latest: UK experts to investigate Colombia crash boxes

December 1, 2016

MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of the Colombia plane crash that killed members of a Brazilian soccer team (all times local):

6:50 a.m. more »»

Preparations set for Thai prince to succeed to throne

December 1, 2016

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand prepared Thursday to welcome a new king, with final arrangements scheduled to formalize the accession of Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn to the throne. more »»

Iran welcomes OPEC production-cut decision

December 1, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday welcomed an OPEC deal that cut the oil cartel's output to push up crude prices. more »»

Turkey and Russia want cease-fire in Syria: Turkish official

December 1, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Thursday his country and Russia want a cease-fire in Syria, where the two nations support opposing camps in the conflict. more »»

S. Korea's Park cries during public appearance amid scandal

December 1, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Battered by massive protests and an impeachment push, South Korea's president cried Thursday during her first public appearance among her citizens since a huge political... more »»

SKorean police say man burns late dictator's home

December 1, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police say they have detained a man suspected of setting fire to the birthplace of late military dictator Park Chung-hee, the father of current President... more »»

Italian Premier Renzi risks his job in vote over reforms

December 1, 2016

ROME (AP) — When Matteo Renzi burst onto Italy's national political stage, he set out to consign all that was outdated and ineffective in the country to the scrap heap, pledging to make... more »»

 
 

 

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