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Afghan leaders see Taliban leader's death as hopeful sign

May 22, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The killing of Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour in a U.. more »»

Obama looks to boost economic, security ties in Asia

May 22, 2016

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Barack Obama's mission in Vietnam and Japan is to build stronger economic and security ties with Asian-Pacific allies anxious about the rise of an increasingly... more »»

Austrian presidential candidates both at 50 percent

May 22, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — Nearly final results for Austria's presidential election Sunday showed a right-wing politician neck-to-neck race with a challenger whose views stand in direct opposition to his... more »»

2 Indian climbers missing on Mount Everest after 2 die

May 22, 2016

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Two Indian climbers have gone missing on Mount Everest, an expedition organizer said Sunday, a day after two deaths from apparent altitude sickness were reported,... more »»

Iraq: Security forces did not fire 'directly' at protesters

May 22, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — A preliminary investigation into Friday's clashes between protesters and Iraqi security forces has revealed that police and military guards did not fire directly into the crowd of... more »»

Tajikistan vote on allowing president to rule for life

May 22, 2016

DUSHANBE, Tajikistan (AP) — Tajikistan held a referendum Sunday on changing the Constitution to allow its authoritarian president to run for office indefinitely, effectively allowing him to rule... more »»

Israeli defense minister steps down

May 22, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's defense minister has officially stepped down, capping a tumultuous week of politics that is expected to bring a hard-line novice into the sensitive pos. more »»

UN envoy: Progress being made in Yemen peace talks

May 22, 2016

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Fragile peace talks aimed at ending fighting in Yemen are making progress as a truce largely holds, the U.N. more »»

Islamic State group leader urges attacks in Europe and US

May 22, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — An Islamic State group spokesman has urged sympathizers in Europe and the U.. more »»

Turkish ruling party confirms Erdogan ally as new chairman

May 22, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's ruling party has formally appointed a trusted ally of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as its new chairman, setting the stage for his appointment as the next prime... more »»

Mansour's brief reign as chief marked by turmoil

May 22, 2016

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour's brief rule, which ended with his death in a drone strike, was marked by mistrust and strife. more »»

El-Sissi says Egypt submarine headed to plane crash site

May 22, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's president said on Sunday a submarine belonging to his country's Oil Ministry was headed to the site of the crash of EgyptAir Flight-804 in the eastern Mediterranean to join... more »»

Turkey's incoming prime minister voices devotion to Erdogan

May 22, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's ruling party held a special convention on Sunday to confirm a longtime ally of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as its new chairman and next prime minister, a move... more »»

A look at deadly attacks carried out under Mullah Mansour

May 22, 2016

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour's rule saw several devastating attacks in Afghanistan, particularly the capital Kabu. more »»

Turkish authorities lift curfew in parts of Diyarbakir

May 22, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish authorities have lifted a long-standing curfew from parts of a historic neighborhood in the mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbaki. more »»

Cameron: I'd meet Trump, but his Muslim comments are wrong

May 22, 2016

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron said Sunday that he'd be happy to meet Donald Trump if he becomes the Republican presidential candidate. more »»

Taliban leader killed in US drone strike

May 22, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan government and a senior Taliban commander confirmed Sunday that the extremist group's leader, Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour, has been killed in a U.S. more »»

The Latest: Senior US commander says Taliban faces 'dilemma'

May 22, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the killing of Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour in a drone strike (all times local):

3:15 p.m.

The top commander of U.S. more »»

In or Out? Britain faces vital EU membership vote June 23

May 22, 2016

LONDON (AP) — British voters will decide in one month whether or not to deal a historic hammer blow to European integration by putting their island nation on an independent path outside the... more »»

After shakeup, Israeli PM says he still strives for peace

May 22, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister says his government will continue pushing for peace with the Palestinians, even after adding an ultranationalist party to its ranks. more »»

 
 
 

 

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