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Turkey says airstrikes target Turkish army convoy in Syria

August 19, 2019

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Airstrikes targeted a Turkish army convoy inside a rebel-held part of Syria on Monday, the Turkish Defense Ministry said, killing 3 civilians and wounding 12 others. more »»

Berlin memorial to gay victims of Nazis vandalized

August 19, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — Berlin police say a central memorial to the gay victims of the Nazis has been vandalized. more »»

Lufthansa offers climate-friendly fuel, but at a price

August 19, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — German airline Lufthansa is launching a website that allows customers to buy climate-friendly plane fuel to compensate for the emissions caused by their flight. more »»

Thousands flee from 'monster' wildfire on Canary Islands

August 19, 2019

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain's Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 9,000... more »»

German central bank suggests economy may be in recession

August 19, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's central bank has issued a gloomy economic report suggesting that growth in the summer continued to shrink, raising the possibility Europe's largest economy may be entering... more »»

Body of French hiker in Italy found after 9 days

August 19, 2019

ROME (AP) — Italian mountain rescue squads have recovered the body of a French hiker who had fallen into a ravine and called for help 10 days earlier. more »»

Lead scrubbed from Paris streets as Notre Dame work resumes

August 19, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Specialists shoring up fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral returned Monday to the Paris site for the first time in nearly a month, this time wearing disposable underwear and other... more »»

Rescuers use explosives to seek 2 cavers trapped in Poland

August 19, 2019

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Dozens of rescuers have been working around the clock in southern Poland to find two missing spelunkers trapped by rising water in a cave, using explosives to widen... more »»

Wildfire on Canary Islands forces 8,000 people to evacuate

August 19, 2019

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain's Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 8,000... more »»

Lithuania to buy iodine tables as Belarus plans power plant

August 19, 2019

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — The Lithuanian government says it has decided to purchase more than 4 million iodine tablets, estimated to be worth 900,000 euros ($1 million), because of plans in... more »»

Danish PM: Trump's idea of buying Greenland is 'absurd'

August 19, 2019

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Greenland is not for sale and U.S. more »»

Notre Dame cleanup resumes with anti-contamination measures

August 19, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Specialists shoring up fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral were returning to the Paris site on Monday for the first time in nearly a month, this time wearing disposable underwear and... more »»

Pakistan decries cross-border fire as Kashmir security eases

August 19, 2019

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Pakistan said Indian troops fired across the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmir region, killing two civilians and wounding another, as some security restrictions were... more »»

Afghanistan vows to crush Islamic State havens after attack

August 19, 2019

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's president on Monday vowed to "eliminate" all safe havens of the Islamic State group as the country marked a subdued 100th Independence Day after a horrific... more »»

Hong Kong bakery's mooncakes carry protest movement slogans

August 19, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong bakery is doing its part to support the city's pro-democracy protest movement by making mooncakes with a message. more »»

Putin, Macron to meet for French-Russian talks before G-7

August 19, 2019

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin are meeting in southern France to discuss the world's major crises, including Ukraine, Iran and Syria, and try t... more »»

China lashes out at Taiwan over Hong Kong asylum offer

August 19, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — China lashed out at Taiwan on Monday over its offer of political asylum to participants in Hong Kong's pro-democracy protest movement, a day after hundreds of thousands of people... more »»

Chinese K-pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong

August 19, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — At least eight K-pop stars from China and even one from Taiwan and one from Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing's one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of... more »»

AP Exclusive: US talks secretly to Venezuela socialist boss

August 19, 2019

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The U.S. more »»

Trump wields sanctions hammer; experts wonder to what end

August 19, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it the diplomacy of coercion. more »»

 
 
 

 

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