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Qatar restores diplomatic ties to Iran amid regional crisis

August 24, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar restored full diplomatic relations with Iran early Thursday, disregarding the demands of Arab nations now locked in a regional dispute with the energy-ric... more »»

Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commander after warship accidents

August 24, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — The commander of the U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet has been relieved of duty following a series of warship accidents that raised questions about its operations in the Pacific. more »»

The Latest: New 7th Fleet chief thanks navies for support

August 24, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the collision between the USS John S. McCain and a tanker (all times local):

12:30 p.m.

Vice Adm. Phillip Sawyer, the new commander of the U.S. more »»

Study: Arsenic poisoning a risk for 50M in Pakistan

August 24, 2017

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Some 50 million people are at risk of arsenic poisoning from contaminated groundwater in Pakistan's Indus Valley — far more than previously thought, according to a new study. more »»

Thailand awaits verdict that could send former PM to prison

August 24, 2017

BANGKOK (AP) — Friends and foes alike of former Prime Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, are anxiously awaiting a verdict Friday by the Thailand's Supreme Court on charges that she was criminally... more »»

Egypt angered by US aid cut over human rights concerns

August 24, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt reacted angrily Wednesday to the Trump administration's decision to cut or delay nearly $300 million in military and economic aid over human rights concerns, a surprise move... more »»

Dutch police detain driver of Spanish van near cancelled gig

August 23, 2017

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Police in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam detained the driver of a van with Spanish license plates and a number of gas tanks inside after a concert by an American... more »»

The Latest: Stopped van thought unrelated to Spain attacks

August 23, 2017

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the cancellation of a concert by American rock band Allah-Las in the Netherlands (all times local):

12:35 a.m. more »»

Trump administration calls out Egypt on human rights

August 23, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — Washington's surprise decision this week to cut or delay nearly $300 million in aid to Egypt is the first time the Trump administration has publicly called out Cairo on its poor huma... more »»

10 dead, dozens missing after boat sinks on Brazil river

August 23, 2017

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A boat carrying 70 people sank on a major river in northern Brazil leaving at least 10 dead and dozens missing, authorities said Wednesday. more »»

US chastises Cambodia for curtailing press freedom

August 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States strongly criticized Cambodia on Wednesday for ordering an American democracy group to leave the country and pressuring dissenting news media — chastising a... more »»

Egypt angered by US aid cut over human rights concerns

August 23, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt reacted angrily Wednesday to the Trump administration's decision to cut or delay nearly $300 million in military and economic aid over human rights concerns, a surprise move... more »»

Trump bashes NAFTA in midst of talks to revamp trade deal

August 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just a week into talks to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement, President Donald Trump is already threatening to abandon the 23-year-old pact with Canada and Mexico. more »»

Study: 50M at risk of arsenic poisoning in Pakistan

August 23, 2017

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Some 50 million people are at risk of arsenic poisoning from contaminated groundwater in Pakistan's Indus Valley — far more than previously thought, according to a new study. more »»

Russian official says US and Russia aren't in new Cold War

August 23, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia and the United States aren't in a new Cold War despite spiraling tensions, a senior Russian diplomat said in remarks released Wednesday. more »»

Cambodia shutters independent radio, boots out US NGO

August 23, 2017

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Two independent Cambodian radio stations that allowed rare criticism of the government said Wednesday they are being forced to shut down, further limiting opportunitie... more »»

Man gets 18 years in UK prison for bomb in airport luggage

August 23, 2017

LONDON (AP) — A man who arrived at a British airport for a flight with a pipe bomb in his hand luggage was sentenced on Wednesday to 18 years in prison. more »»

Dozens missing as boat carrying 70 people sinks in Brazil

August 23, 2017

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A boat carrying 70 people sank on a major river in northern Brazil with at least seven dead and dozens missing, authorities said Wednesday. more »»

Man arrested in French car attack had radical beliefs

August 23, 2017

PARIS (AP) — The Algerian driver who sped his car into a group of soldiers near Paris this month had radical beliefs and showed interest in the Islamic State group, France's anti-terrorism... more »»

The Latest: Imam linked to Spain attacks served prison time

August 23, 2017

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Spain attacks (all times local):

7 p.m. more »»

 
 
 

 

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