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Jewish WWII 'Avenger' Joseph Harmatz dead at 91

September 26, 2016

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Holocaust survivor Joseph Harmatz, who led the most daring attempt by Jews seeking revenge against their former Nazi tormentors, has died. He was 91. more »»

Boris Johnson: Britain to continue support Turkey's EU bid

September 26, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Britain will continue to support Turkey's bid to join the European Union even after Britain itself leaves the bloc, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Monday. more »»

Mexico: 6 slain in Pacific coast resort city of Mazatlan

September 26, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say they have found the bound, asphyxiated bodies of five men and a woman in the Pacific coast resort city of Mazatla. more »»

Egypt's president defends military's economic role

September 26, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's president on Monday rejected criticism that the military's growing economic involvement was distracting it from its core duties, an issue that recently moved center stage whe... more »»

Brazil arrests Silva's ex-finance minister in graft probe

September 26, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities arrested a former finance minister Monday for his alleged role in a massive kickback scheme, the latest high-level politician to be snared in a... more »»

Egypt's president calls for unity after migrant boat tragedy

September 26, 2016

ROSETTA, Egypt (AP) — President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said on Monday that Egyptians must join hands with the government to prevent a repeat of the tragedy that struck last week when a Europe-boun... more »»

Lucky few leave Greece under refugee relocation plan

September 26, 2016

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The bus winding its way through the pre-dawn darkness of Athens' empty streets marks the end of months of danger, hardship and uncertaint. more »»

The Latest: Kerry: Aleppo fighting makes Syria deal unlikely

September 26, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

6:45 p.m.

U.S. more »»

Poachers target rare bird's 'ivory' beak in Southeast Asia

September 26, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Some call it "ivory on wings," part of the bill of a critically endangered bird in Southeast Asia that is sought by poachers and carved into ornaments for illegal sale to... more »»

Lawyer for Mexico drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman claims torture

September 26, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A lawyer for Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman said Monday he will argue that his client has been the victim of tortur. more »»

The Latest: Tight security ahead of Colombia peace ceremony

September 26, 2016

CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — 9:15 a.m. more »»

Bosnian prosecutor to probe disputed Bosnian Serb referendum

September 26, 2016

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnia's state prosecutor has issued a summons to Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik who initiated a Bosnian Serb referendum that was held in violation of the... more »»

Ahmadinejad allies say Iran leader told him not to run again

September 26, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Close allies of Iran's former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, whose presidency was marked by confrontation with the West, said Monday that the country's supreme leader... more »»

South Sudan rebel leader says president wants 'ethnic state'

September 26, 2016

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — South Sudan's rebel leader on Monday accused President Salva Kiir of wanting to turn the country into an "ethnic state" for his Dinka group. more »»

Iran says some sanctions under nuclear deal still in place

September 26, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — Indirectly warning the United States, the head of Iran's atomic energy agency said Monday that his country's landmark nuclear deal with could be jeopardized by foot-dragging on... more »»

Syrian foreign minister says cease-fire agreement 'not dead'

September 26, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem said in a TV interview broadcast Monday that an internationally-brokered cease-fire for Syria is still viable, as rescue workers in Aleppo... more »»

Nigeria military: 8 soldiers killed in attacks by extremists

September 26, 2016

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Islamic extremists have killed eight soldiers and wounded 17 in two attacks in northeastern Nigeria, the country's military said Monday. more »»

French president vows to shut down Calais camp this year

September 26, 2016

CALAIS, France (AP) — The migrant camp in Calais must be fully dismantled by the end of the year, French President Francois Hollande said Monday, addressing a major issue for his Socialist... more »»

Some elephants learning to avoid dangerous areas: Expert

September 26, 2016

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Some African elephant herds are adapting to the danger of poaching by moving out of risky areas, according to one conservation group. more »»

The Latest: More Syrian rebels leave Homs under truce deal

September 26, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

3 p.m.

A Syrian official says a second round of rebel evacuations from the central city of Homs is underway. more »»

 
 
 

 

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