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Refugees keep moving out of Greece's Idomeni border camp

May 25, 2016

IDOMENI, Greece (AP) — Refugees and other migrants were boarding buses Wednesday on the second day of an operation to evacuate the sprawling, makeshift Idomeni refugee camp on the Greek-Macedonia... more »»

Israel expands government, Lieberman to be defense minister

May 25, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reached a deal to expand his coalition government on Wednesday by bringing in the ultranationalist Yisrael Beitenu party and appointing its... more »»

France tapping fuel stocks as strikes cause gas shortages

May 25, 2016

PARIS (AP) — France has started using its fuel reserves to deal with gasoline shortages caused by strikes and protests over a bill weakening worker protections. more »»

Obama uses light moment with rapper to espouse free speech

May 25, 2016

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (AP) — President Barack Obama's parting shot before leaving communist Vietnam: let people express themselves. more »»

Philippine population growth slows as contraceptives spread

May 25, 2016

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' annual population growth rate has slowed as more people in the predominantly Roman Catholic country use contraception. more »»

Taliban bomber hits court minibus in Kabul, killing 11

May 25, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber targeted a minibus carrying court employees in Kabul during morning rush hour Wednesday, killing 11 people, Afghan and UN official said. more »»

Rights group: Israeli army probes of soldiers a fig leaf

May 25, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — A leading Israeli rights group said Wednesday it will stop seeking investigations of Israeli soldiers suspected of abusing Palestinians, arguing that internal military probes hav... more »»

Afghan Taliban appoint new leader after Mansour's death

May 25, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban confirmed on Wednesday that their leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a U.. more »»

Huawei files lawsuits accusing Samsung of violating patents

May 25, 2016

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei said Wednesday it has filed patent infringement lawsuits against South Korean mobile phone rival Samsung in the United States and China, in a case that... more »»

Depp's dog fight with Australian deputy leader continues

May 25, 2016

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's deputy prime minister boasted on Wednesday that he had got into Johnny Depp's head like fictional serial killer Hannibal Lecter after the Hollywood actor... more »»

Group of 7 seeks way forward for aging, faltering economies

May 25, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — Leaders of the Group of Seven rich nations will undoubtedly voice unity over fighting terrorism, pandemics and tax evasion at their summit in Japan this week. more »»

In final drive, Obama seeks better relations with US foes

May 24, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his final stretch as president, Barack Obama is driving the United States toward friendlier relations with longstanding adversaries, working to consign bitter enmities with... more »»

Shock, fear in Syrian government bastions after bombings

May 24, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Convoys of coffins streamed through the streets and mourners fired guns in the air Tuesday as two Syrian coastal towns — government strongholds that had gone relatively untouched... more »»

Buses and Bulldozers: Refugees are removed from Greek camp

May 24, 2016

IDOMENI, Greece (AP) — It grew to the size of a small town, becoming a symbol of Europe's closed border policy for migrants and refugees. On Tuesday, Greek authorities began to dismantle it. more »»

French raid Google in latest probe into tech's tax tactics

May 24, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Police raided Google's French headquarters Tuesday looking for evidence of "aggravated tax fraud," marking one of Europe's most conspicuous attempts yet to cast a U.S. more »»

Italy's Renzi: NATO summit must consider new defense models

May 24, 2016

ROME (AP) — Italian Premier Matteo Renzi says that NATO should use the upcoming summit in Warsaw to consider new security models given the threat of home-grown terrorism. more »»

Forensic expert suggests explosion downed EgyptAir jet

May 24, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Body parts recovered from the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 showed signs of burns and were so small that they suggested the jet was brought down by an explosion, a member of the team... more »»

Turkey's president: No refugee deal without EU visa waiver

May 24, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's president warned on Tuesday that his country wouldn't move forward on implementing a refugee readmission agreement with the European Union unless visa requirements are... more »»

Firefighters from US, South Africa to arrive in Alberta

May 24, 2016

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Officials say about 1,000 additional fire crews from across Canada, the United States and South Africa will be joining the fight this week against a massive wildfire near... more »»

Israeli watchdog report slams Netanyahu over travel expenses

May 24, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's official government watchdog released a lengthy report Tuesday into Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's travel expenses before he took office, raising a "fear of... more »»

 
 
 

 

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