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Hong Kong students plan class boycott for protest demands

August 22, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong university student leaders said Thursday they'll call for a boycott of the start of classes to pressure the government to respond to the protest movement gripping the... more »»

Hong Kong high schoolers rally as more protests planned

August 22, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — High school students thronged a square in downtown Hong Kong Thursday to rally for political reforms as residents gird for further anti-government protests. more »»

Weekslong standoffs in Mediterranean becoming 'new normal'

August 22, 2019

MILAN (AP) — The Ocean Viking carrying 356 people, mostly Africans, rescued in the Mediterranean off Libya is closing in on two weeks at sea without being assigned a safe port to offload the... more »»

Danish ex-PM attacks Trump for comments on defense spending

August 22, 2019

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A former Danish prime minister on Thursday lashed out at U.S. more »»

Iran's president says 'talks are useless' in dealing with US

August 22, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president struck a muscular tone on dealings with the U.S., saying Thursday that "talks are useless" as Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers crumbles further. more »»

Rohingya still fear safety in Myanmar, repatriation unlikely

August 22, 2019

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — The repatriation of hundreds of Rohingya Muslims appeared unlikely to proceed as planned Thursday after those who were eligible told the U.N. more »»

Hong Kong police in standoff with protesters after sit-in

August 22, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong riot police faced off briefly with protesters occupying a suburban train station Wednesday evening following a commemoration of a violent attack there by masked... more »»

UN: Don't worry about drinking microplastics in water

August 22, 2019

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says the levels of microplastics in drinking water don't appear to be risky, but that research has been spotty and more is needed into their effects on... more »»

Bolsonaro suggests NGOs setting Amazon fires, gives no proof

August 21, 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that... more »»

Economic twilight zone: Bonds that charge you for lending

August 21, 2019

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Imagine lending money to someone and having to pay for the privilege of doing so. Or being asked to invest and informed of how much money you'll lose. more »»

Trump: Germany, France must take back Islamic State fighters

August 21, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump challenged France, Germany and other countries on Wednesday to take back citizens captured fighting for the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq. more »»

Iceland's leader won't be around to welcome Pence

August 21, 2019

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Iceland's leader has announced that she will skip U.S. more »»

The Latest: Trump calls comments by Danish leader 'nasty'

August 21, 2019

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump and his desire to buy the Arctic territory of Greenland (all times local):

10 p.m. more »»

Putin says US missile test raises new threats to Russia

August 21, 2019

HELSINKI (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that the test of a new U.S. more »»

Germany's Merkel dangles possibility of negotiated Brexit

August 21, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel raised the possibility that a negotiated departure for Britain from the European Union might still be possible even as the clock is ticking on a deal... more »»

As Trump questions loyalty of US Jews, Israeli PM is quiet

August 21, 2019

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister on Wednesday steered clear of Donald Trump's comments questioning the loyalty of American Jews who support the Democratic Party, in sharp contrast to the... more »»

Greenland fallout: Trump scolds Denmark over rejection

August 21, 2019

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Escalating an international spat , President Donald Trump said Wednesday he scrapped his trip to Denmark because the prime minister made a "nasty" statement when she... more »»

Merkel suggests Ireland issue could be solved before Brexit

August 21, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel raised the possibility that a negotiated departure for Britain from the European Union might still be possible even as the clock is ticking on a deal... more »»

Iran-backed militias blame US for attacks on bases in Iraq

August 21, 2019

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi paramilitary forces backed by Iran accused Israeli drones of carrying out a series of attacks on bases run by the militias, saying Wednesday that they hold the United States... more »»

The Latest: Farm chief warns UK that EU will not be divided

August 21, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on Britain's plan to leave the European Union (all times local):

7:20 p.m. more »»

 
 
 

 

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