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N Korea conducts 'important test' at once-dismantled site

December 8, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Sunday it carried out a “very important test” at its long-range rocket launch site that it reportedly rebuilt after having partially dismantled it when... more »»

Official: Base shooter watched shooting videos before attack

December 8, 2019

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — The Saudi student who fatally shot three people at a U.S. more »»

Gala evening at La Scala celebrates culture over extremism

December 7, 2019

MILAN (AP) — The gala season premiere of Puccini’s “Tosca” starring Russian soprano Anna Netrebko and conducted by Riccardo Chailly received 15 minutes of applause from an audience of Milanese... more »»

French protest retirement changes, travel disruptions abound

December 7, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Paris police skirmished Saturday with yellow vest activists who joined a wave of protests against the government's overhaul of France's retirement system, as highway blockades and... more »»

Protests erupt as Russia seeks closer ties with Belarus

December 7, 2019

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The leaders of Russia and Belarus spent more than five hours Saturday in sensitive talks on deepening ties between the two allies — a meeting that triggered a protest in the... more »»

Evo Morales' party choosing candidates for Bolivia elections

December 7, 2019

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — With its top leader absent, the party of Evo Morales gathered Saturday in the Bolivian city of Cochabamba to start choosing its candidates for new elections called after th... more »»

Nobel literature winner dreams of a new narrative style

December 7, 2019

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Nobel Literature Prize winner Olga Tokarczuk says she thinks a new sort of fiction may be needed to counteract the modern era's tendency to isolate and divide people. more »»

Official: Base shooter watched shooting videos before attack

December 7, 2019

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — The Saudi student who fatally shot three people at a U.S. more »»

'Tosca' gives a #MeToo ring to La Scala's gala premiere

December 7, 2019

MILAN (AP) — Milan’s storied La Scala opera house opens its 2019-2020 season on Saturday with Puccini’s “Tosca,” which stars Russian soprano Anna Netrebko as the object of unwanted sexual... more »»

Venice tide barriers pass another test but skeptics remain

December 7, 2019

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Floated along by barge , one of the 10-ton barriers designed to relieve Venice’s perennial flooding looks like a giant plaything: an oversized hinged yellow Lego. more »»

Reddit bans accounts, suspects possible UK vote interference

December 7, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The prospect of Russian interference in Britain's election flared anew Saturday after the social media platform Reddit concluded that people from Russia leaked confidential British... more »»

Nobel laureate: Face up to climate change, no escaping Earth

December 7, 2019

STOCKHOLM (AP) — An astronomer who shares this year's Nobel physics prize for discovering a planet outside the Earth's solar system is taking issue with people who shrug off climate change on the... more »»

AP PHOTOS: St. Nicholas and devils parade in Czech villages

December 7, 2019

VALASSKA POLANKA, Czech Republic (AP) — Dozens of people in grim reaper and devil costumes accompany St. more »»

Iran frees Chinese-American scholar for US-held scientist

December 7, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran and the U.S. more »»

Pro-government protesters denounce Hong Kong 'rioters'

December 7, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Only after finding safety in numbers, joining hundreds of other pro-government protesters in Hong Kong on Saturday, did Reddy Lin drum up the courage to slip into her red T-shirt... more »»

Venice tide barriers pass another test, but skeptics remain

December 7, 2019

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Floated along by barge , one of the 10-ton barriers designed to relieve Venice’s perennial flooding looks like a giant plaything: an oversized hinged yellow Lego. more »»

Indian woman who alleged gang rape dies after burn attack

December 7, 2019

NEW DELHI (AP) — An alleged rape victim in northern India set on fire on her way to a court hearing in the case she filed died in a hospital in New Delhi, officials said Saturday. more »»

Indian woman who alleged gang-rape dies after burn attack

December 7, 2019

NEW DELHI (AP) — An alleged rape victim in northern India set on fire on her way to a court hearing in the case she filed died in a hospital in New Delhi, officials said Saturday. more »»

Activists cheer for "Greta!", urge climate action in Madrid

December 6, 2019

MADRID (AP) — Activists of all ages and from all corners of the planet demanded concrete action Friday against climate change from leaders and negotiators at a global summit in Madrid. more »»

UK Brexit envoy quits, slamming politicians' 'half-truths'

December 6, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Brexit envoy in Washington has quit, saying she no longer wants to “peddle half-truths on behalf of a government I do not trust. more »»

 
 
 

 

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