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Oman says it accepts 10 Guantanamo Bay inmates at US request

January 16, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Oman said Monday it accepted 10 inmates from the U.S. more »»

A look at how Trump might shake things up in Asia

January 16, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — Donald Trump has offered views on U.S. relations with Asia that could indicate radical shifts in long-standing policy toward the region. more »»

Bahrain city hall set ablaze, gunfire heard after executions

January 16, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain says a city hall was set ablaze during a night of clashes between police and protesters following the execution of three men convicted of a deadly... more »»

China state media call Trump's Taiwan strategy 'despicable'

January 16, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump "speaks like a rookie," China's state-run media said Monday, describing his suggested use of America's position on Taiwan as a bargaining chip as... more »»

Trump: Brexit 'a great thing,' EU to continue to break apart

January 16, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Wading into foreign affairs days before his inauguration, President-elect Donald Trump said Britain's decision to leave the European Union would "end up being a great thing" and... more »»

Gambia president says country must wait for court decision

January 16, 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Gambia's president said late Sunday that he has filed an injunction to restrict president-elect Adama Barrow from taking office Thursday and to bar other parties from... more »»

Death toll at 26 inmates from latest Brazil prison violence

January 15, 2017

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Twenty-six inmates were killed in eruptions of violence inside two prisons in northern Brazil, officials said Sunday as they quelled the latest in a string of jail... more »»

Pro-Tibet protesters detained as China's Xi arrives in Bern

January 15, 2017

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Police in the Swiss capital of Bern prevented a pro-Tibet protester from setting himself on fire Sunday on the sidelines of a demonstration against the visit of Chinese... more »»

Death toll rises to 27 in latest Brazil prison riot

January 15, 2017

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Twenty-seven inmates have died in eruptions of violence in two northern Brazilian prisons, officials said Sunday as they quelled the latest in a string of prison disturbance... more »»

The Latest: Envoy warns Trump govt: Don't move embassy

January 15, 2017

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on a Paris conference on Mideast peace (all times local):

8:35 p.m.

The chief Palestinian representative to France says moving the U.S. more »»

Bahrain executes 3 over police bombing, triggering protests

January 15, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain on Sunday carried out its first executions since an Arab Spring uprising rocked the country in 2011, putting to death three men found guilty of a deadly... more »»

World diplomats tell Trump, Israel: Mideast needs peace

January 15, 2017

PARIS (AP) — Sending a forceful message to Israel's prime minister and the incoming Trump administration, dozens of countries called Sunday on Israel and the Palestinians to revive work toward... more »»

Stopped train triggers major political row in Balkans

January 15, 2017

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Serbian train halted at the border with Kosovo and bearing signs reading "Kosovo is Serbian," has fueled a major crisis in the Balkans and escalated a potential... more »»

Stropped train triggers major political row in Balkans

January 15, 2017

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Serbian train halted at the border with Kosovo and bearing signs reading "Kosovo is Serbian," has fueled a major crisis in the Balkans and escalated a potential... more »»

Kerry urges Trump administration to attend Syria peace talks

January 15, 2017

PARIS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday urged the incoming Trump administration to accept an invitation from Russia to attend Syria peace talks next week. more »»

Davos forum chief: 'It's important to listen' to populists

January 15, 2017

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — At the Davos economic conference, "it's important to listen to the populists," says the founder of the annual gathering of movers and shakers, adding that he hopes to... more »»

Syrian opposition: Shelling of displaced shelter kills 12

January 15, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces shelled a village in a rebel-controlled area near Damascus on Sunday, killing at least 12 civilians and injuring several others who were taking shelter in a... more »»

Brazil reports new prison riot under control after 10 killed

January 15, 2017

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Security authorities said Sunday they have regained control of two Brazilian prisons where rioting inmates killed at least 10 people — the latest in a string of prison... more »»

Treasury chief says UK will adapt if barred from EU market

January 15, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Britain's leaders on Sunday signaled their resolve to play hardball in talks with the European Union, suggesting they will look for partners elsewhere if the bloc restricts access t... more »»

Pope demands protection for migrants as sea search continues

January 15, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis demanded Sunday that "every possible measure" be taken to protect young refugees, as search and rescue efforts continued off Libya's coast following the latest... more »»

 
 
 

 

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