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Subway workers to stage strike in Romanian capital

November 19, 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Subway workers in the Romanian capital will go on strike this week after they failed to win an agreement on wage demands. more »»

Communities flee eruption at Guatemala's Volcano of Fire

November 19, 2018

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — About 4,000 residents fled Guatemala's Volcano of Fire Monday as red-hot rock and ash spewed into the sky and cascaded down the slopes toward an area devastated by a deadly... more »»

London mayor scraps water cannons bought by Boris Johnson

November 19, 2018

LONDON (AP) — London Mayor Sadiq Khan says three used water cannons bought for police under predecessor Boris Johnson have been sold for scrap, at a loss of more than 300,000 pounds ($385,000). more »»

Nissan chair Ghosn dismissed, held on misconduct charges

November 19, 2018

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. more »»

Polish official: ruling party treated way Goebbels did Jews

November 19, 2018

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's culture minister has compared the treatment of members of his conservative ruling party by political opponents to the way Jews were treated by Nazi Germany's... more »»

The Latest: Germany rescinds approval for Saudi arms sales

November 19, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local):

8:05 a.m. more »»

Russian brings new charges against Kremlin critic Browder

November 19, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian prosecutors on Monday announced a new criminal case against Kremlin critic Bill Browder, raising the pressure on him before European Union discussions about a set of... more »»

World Toilet Day highlights global sanitation crisis

November 19, 2018

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Poor countries around the world are facing a dangerous shortage of toilets that puts millions of live at risk, according to campaigners marking World Toilet Day by urging... more »»

Yemeni rebels say they will halt rocket fire at Saudi Arabia

November 19, 2018

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A senior leader of Yemen's Shiite rebels said Monday that the group will halt rocket fire into Saudi Arabia for the sake of peace efforts, answering a key Saudi demand in the... more »»

Israel avoids early elections as coalition is kept intact

November 19, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel avoided early elections after a key coalition partner in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government said on Monday that he would not withdraw his party, keeping the... more »»

Hong Kong protest leaders warn of threat to civil rights

November 19, 2018

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong protest leaders who went on trial Monday for spearheading pro-democracy demonstrations in 2014 said their prosecution threatens the future of civil rights in the... more »»

Evacuations urged near Guatemala's erupting Volcano of Fire

November 19, 2018

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Disaster coordination authorities have asked 10 communities in Guatemala to evacuate and go to safe areas after an increased eruption of the Volcano of Fire. more »»

Death of young Thai kickboxer brings focus on dangers

November 19, 2018

BANGKOK (AP) — The sight of two preteen boys pummeling each other with fists, elbows, knees and feet as a boisterous crowd shouts wagers at each other is considered good, clean sport in Thailand. more »»

Hong Kong starts trial for 9 accused in 2014 Occupy protests

November 19, 2018

HONG KONG (AP) — Three protest leaders and six others went on trial Monday for their involvement in the "Occupy Central" demonstration that paralyzed Hong Kong's financial district for more than... more »»

Tijuana protesters chant 'Out!' at migrants camped in city

November 19, 2018

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of Tijuana residents congregated around a monument in an affluent section of the city south of California on Sunday to protest the thousands of Central American... more »»

Cambodia says Khmer Rouge tribunal that convicted 3 is done

November 19, 2018

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia has reiterated it intends to end the work of the U.N. more »»

Scattered tax protests persist in France; injuries up to 409

November 18, 2018

PARIS (AP) — French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, standing firm against a wave of grassroots protests, said Sunday that fuel tax hikes would remain in place despite nationwide agitation. more »»

African singer makes persecution of fellow albinos visible

November 18, 2018

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Singer-songwriter and albino activist Salif Keita assembled an international forum on protecting albino people in Africa and dedicated a benefit concert to a 5-year-old albino... more »»

Netanyahu takes on defense post amid call for early polls

November 18, 2018

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he would take on the defense minister portfolio, rejecting calls to dissolve his government even as early elections... more »»

The Latest: Israeli PM Netanyahu takes over defense ministry

November 18, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the political developments in Israel (all times local):

8:35 p.m. more »»

 
 

 

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