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Swiss indict 3 over alleged al-Qaida propaganda videos

September 21, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Switzerland on Thursday announced indictments of the leader of a prominent Swiss Islamic group and two other top members over alleged al-Qaida propaganda... more »»

Picasso paintings to be reunited for first time since 1932

September 21, 2017

LONDON (AP) — An exhibition in Paris and London will reunite three Picasso nudes painted days apart but not displayed together for almost a century, the Tate Modern gallery said Thursday. more »»

The Latest: US rescuers arrive to help in Mexico quake

September 21, 2017

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on the major earthquake that struck Mexico (all times local):

9:50 a.m. more »»

Pope admits church realized sex abuse problem 'a bit late'

September 21, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Thursday acknowledged the Catholic Church was "a bit late" in realizing the damage done by priests who rape and molest children, and said that the decades-long... more »»

UN votes to help Iraq collect evidence against Islamic State

September 21, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has authorized the world body's investigators to help Iraq collect evidence that could lead to prosecuting Islamic State extremists for war crimes. more »»

Greece to step up tanker checks after pollution from sinking

September 21, 2017

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek government is promising urgent inspections of small coastal tankers, 11 days after an oil spill from a shipwreck left beaches on Athens' coastline polluted and off... more »»

Russia warns US, says special forces helping Syrian troops

September 21, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Thursday issued a stern warning to U.. more »»

UK bases in Cyprus employ drones to catch songbird poachers

September 21, 2017

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Police at Britain's two military bases on Cyprus say the use of a state-of-the-art drone will greatly boost their ongoing crackdown on the illicit trapping of small... more »»

Body found at collapsed Mexico school; girl still trapped

September 21, 2017

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A delicate effort to reach a young girl buried in the rubble of her school stretched into a new day on Thursday, a vigil broadcast across the nation as rescue workers struggled... more »»

Iran's top leader dismisses Trump's 'ugly, foolish' remarks

September 21, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader said Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump's "cheap, ugly, foolish and unreal" remarks before the U.N. more »»

Pope promises 'firmest measures possible' against pedophiles

September 21, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis promised Thursday to respond with the "firmest measures possible" against priests who rape and molest children, and said bishops and religious superiors who cover... more »»

Satellite images show sprawling Rohingya refugee camps

September 21, 2017

Massive, makeshift refugee camps are sprawling over farms and open land in southern Bangladesh as more than 420,000 Rohingya Muslims flee violent attacks in their predominantly Buddhist homeland... more »»

Trapped girl a symbol for Mexico's quake rescue efforts

September 21, 2017

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A delicate effort to reach a young girl buried in the rubble of her school stretched into a daylong vigil for Mexico, much of it broadcast across the nation as rescue workers... more »»

Ugandan police tear gas protesters of 'life presidency' bill

September 21, 2017

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan police on Thursday fired tear gas to disperse protesters opposed to plans to introduce legislation that could allow the longtime president to extend his rule. more »»

Mexicans displaced by deadly quake seek refuge from fear

September 21, 2017

MEXICO CITY (AP) — On rubber mats spread across a Mexico City recreation center, the Montero family cuddles under donated wool blankets, their first new possessions after abandoning their... more »»

NKorea minister calls Trump's threat 'sound of dog barking'

September 21, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's foreign minister has described as "the sound of a dog barking" President Donald Trump's threat to destroy his country. more »»

Trump to look at even stricter cap on refugees

September 21, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is considering a further reduction in the number of refugees allowed into the United States as the administration works to re-shape American immigration... more »»

Bangladesh truck carrying Rohingya Muslim aid crashes; 9 die

September 21, 2017

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A truck filled with aid for Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh veered off a road and fell into a ditch Thursday morning, killing at least nine aid workers, hours afte... more »»

Iraqi forces begin operation to retake Hawija from IS group

September 21, 2017

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — In a push at dawn, Iraqi forces launched an operation on Thursday to retake the town of Hawija — one of the last extremist strongholds in Iraq — from the Islamic State group,... more »»

Maria destroys homes, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico

September 21, 2017

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in more than 80 years destroyed hundreds of homes, knocked out power across the entire island and turned some streets into... more »»

 
 

 

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