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China sentences prominent rights lawyer to 2 years in prison

November 21, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — A prominent Chinese human rights lawyer was sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison on the vague charge of inciting subversion of state power, the latest verdict passed down in... more »»

 
 
 
Prosecutor seeks probe of US personnel in Afghanistan

November 21, 2017

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court prosecutor asked for authorization Monday to investigate reported human rights abuses in Afghanistan, including allegations of rape... more »»

China's deep ties to Zimbabwe could grow after Mugabe era

November 21, 2017

HONG KONG (AP) — Under Robert Mugabe's decades-long rule over Zimbabwe, China grew into one of the African nation's biggest investors, trading partners and diplomatic allies. more »»

Bounty offered for beheadings of Bollywood director, actress

November 21, 2017

NEW DELHI (AP) — A member of India's Hindu nationalist ruling party offered 100 million rupees ($1. more »»

Amsterdam, Paris picked to host EU agencies after Brexit

November 20, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union went back to its roots Monday by picking cities from two of its founding nations — France and the Netherlands — to host key agencies that will have move once... more »»

Prosecutor seeks probe of US personnel in Afghanistan

November 20, 2017

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court prosecutor asked judges Monday to authorize an investigation into reported human rights abuses in Afghanistan, including allegations... more »»

US declares NKorea a terror sponsor; new sanctions expected

November 20, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Monday the U.S. more »»

Zimbabwe's Mugabe ignores calls to quit, faces impeachment

November 20, 2017

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabweans mobilized Monday for what they hope is a major push to oust President Robert Mugabe, an increasingly isolated figure who faces impeachment proceedings and more... more »»

Camera operator dies in Ghana on set of Netflix drama

November 20, 2017

LONDON (AP) — A British camera operator has died on the set of the BBC/Netflix miniseries "The Forgiving Earth. more »»

Germany faces uncertainty after coalition talks break down

November 20, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Germany, Europe's largest economy and anchor of stability, is facing the prospect of months of political uncertainty after Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives were unable to... more »»

The Latest: Zimbabwe army says Mugabe working on 'solution'

November 20, 2017

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local):

8:45 p.m. more »»

Hezbollah denies providing missile fired at Saudi from Yemen

November 20, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah on Monday categorically denied accusations that his group is sending weapons to Yemen or that it was responsible for an intercepted ballistic... more »»

Amsterdam picked to host EU medicines agency after Brexit

November 20, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — Amsterdam will become the new home of the European Union's medicines agency after Britain leaves the European Union, following a tight competition that was eventually decided by... more »»

Defense lawyer: Mladic may not be fit to hear verdicts

November 20, 2017

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A lawyer for Ge. more »»

Germany's Merkel 'very skeptical' on minority government

November 20, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday that she was "very skeptical" about leading a minority government if no coalition could be formed to run Europe's biggest economy and... more »»

Ex-Georgian leader Saakashvili challenges Ukraine government

November 20, 2017

In a new challenge to the Ukrainian leadership, opposition leader Mikhail Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia, said Monday that Ukraine needs a new Cabinet and he's ready to lead it. more »»

Council of Europe criticizes Turkish ban on LGBTI events

November 20, 2017

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Europe's top human rights body is calling on Turkey's capital city to reverse its decision to ban all events by lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights groups. more »»

Zimbabwe's Mugabe, facing impeachment, calls Cabinet meeting

November 20, 2017

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's ruling party on Monday ordered impeachment proceedings to begin against longtime President Robert Mugabe and expressed confidence that he could be voted out... more »»

The Latest: Mugabe calls Cabinet meeting for Tuesday morning

November 20, 2017

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local):

6:30 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Zimbabwe party orders Mugabe impeachment move

November 20, 2017

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local):

6:15 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Close ally of Zimbabwe's first lady reappears

November 20, 2017

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local):

5:30 p.. more »»

 
 
 

 

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Wetzel County Chamber of Commerce

Sistersville Business Luncheon

April 13, 2017 Join us for this great event! Mini Big Bucks Drawing for $100 will be held for all Wetzel County Chamber and Pleasants County Chamber members present at... more »

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