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Italian, Irish, German ships save more than 650 migrants

May 28, 2016

ROME (AP) — Italian coast guard and navy ships, aided by Irish and German vessels as well as humanitarian organizations, saved 668 migrants from smugglers' boats in distress in the Mediterranean... more »»

Spain police nab 7 suspects of large Francis Bacon art heist

May 28, 2016

MADRID (AP) — Seven people suspected of being involved in stealing five paintings by the Irish-born painter Francis Bacon worth more than 25 million euros ($27. more »»

Syria rebels under fire from IS militants, government troops

May 28, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants entered a Syrian opposition stronghold in the country's north on Saturday, clashing with rebels on the edges of the town as the extremist group builds on its... more »»

UN health agency rejects call to postpone Rio Olympics

May 28, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — The World Health Organization says there is "no public health justification" for postponing or canceling the Rio Summer Olympics because of the Zika outbreak in Brazil. more »»

Turkey: 104 Islamic State militants killed in strikes

May 28, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — U.S.-led coalition airstrikes and Turkish artillery fire against the Islamic State group in Syria have killed 104 militants, the Turkish military said Saturday. more »»

IS militants fight rebels in north Syria strongholds

May 28, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants entered a Syrian opposition stronghold in the country's north on Saturday, clashing with rebels on the edges of the town as the extremist group built on its... more »»

Atomic bomb survivors feel wonder, doubt after Obama visit

May 28, 2016

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — The survivors of the world's first atomic bomb attack are used to hearing grand vows to rid the world of nuclear weapons. more »»

Argentine court sentences ex-dictator for Operation Condor

May 28, 2016

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's last dictator and 14 other former military officials were sentenced to prison for human rights crimes, marking the first time a court has ruled that... more »»

Colombian rebels free Spanish journalist, 2 others

May 28, 2016

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Leftist rebels have freed a Spanish journalist who went missing in a lawless region of Colombia, ending a weeklong saga that recalled some of the most-volatile days of a... more »»

Leftist rebels free Spanish journalist held in Colombia

May 28, 2016

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Leftist rebels have freed a Spanish journalist who went missing in a lawless region of Colombia, ending a weeklong saga that recalled some of the most-volatile days of a... more »»

Brazil police identify 4 of 30-plus men wanted in gang rape

May 28, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police said Friday that they have identified and are searching for four of the more than 30 men suspected in the gang rape of a 16-year-old girl, a case that has rocked Lati... more »»

Argentine court sentences ex-dictator for Operation Condor

May 27, 2016

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's last dictator and 14 other former military officials were sentenced Friday to prison for human rights crimes committed during the Operation Condor... more »»

Putin blasts West on first trip to EU country this year

May 27, 2016

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — On his first trip to a European Union country this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday sharply criticized western policy toward Moscow, describing a... more »»

Never mind Trump, GOP uniting under banner: 'Never Hillary'

May 27, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's best ally in winning over skeptical Republicans is turning out to be Hillary Clinton. more »»

Health experts urge WHO to consider moving Rio Olympics

May 27, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Health experts on Friday urged the World Health Organization to consider whether the Rio de Janeiro Olympics should be postponed or moved because of the Zika outbreak. more »»

Space probe confirms chemicals of life in comet's halo

May 27, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists have found further evidence supporting the theory that some of the building blocks for life may have come to Earth from outer space. more »»

Brazil police identify 4 of 30-plus men wanted in gang rape

May 27, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police said Friday that they have identified and are searching for four of the more than 30 men suspected in the gang rape of a 16-year-old girl, a case that has rocked Lati... more »»

In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fight

May 27, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Five days into an Iraqi military operation to push Islamic State fighters out of Fallujah, residents still inside the city are preparing for a long battle, with some saying they... more »»

Israeli ex-officers issue peace plan, condemn gov't inaction

May 27, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — A group of more than 200 Israeli military and intelligence officers criticized the government for a lack of action in resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Friday and... more »»

Obama uses Hiroshima visit as opportunity to urge no nukes

May 27, 2016

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — With an unflinching look back at a painful history, President Barack Obama stood on the hallowed ground of Hiroshima on Friday and declared it a fitting place to summon... more »»

 
 
 

 

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