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Big freeze: Russia's Yakutia sees near-record cold spell

January 16, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — People living in some of the coldest places on earth are hunkering down as temperatures fall to near-record lows that are even defeating thermometers. more »»

The Latest: Kosovo killing 'threatens regional stability'

January 16, 2018

MITROVICA, Kosovo (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a Serb politician in Kosovo (all times local):

3.10 p.m. more »»

New US Embassy criticized by Trump opens in London

January 16, 2018

LONDON (AP) — The new U.S. Embassy in London, criticized last week by President Donald Trump as too expensive and poorly located, opened its doors to the public Tuesday for the first time. more »»

Pope begs forgiveness for 'irreparable harm' from sex abuse

January 16, 2018

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Pope Francis begged for forgiveness Tuesday for the "irreparable damage" done to children who were raped and molested by priests, opening his visit to Chile by diving... more »»

The Latest: 3 churches firebombed in Chile during pope visit

January 16, 2018

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The Latest on the pope's visit to Chile (all times local):

9:10 a.. more »»

Germany: Number of asylum-seekers drop but still 'too high'

January 16, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — The number of asylum-seekers arriving in Germany dropped significantly to some 186,000 last year, but the country's interior minister said Tuesday he still considers that figure... more »»

North Korea scoffs at Trump's 'nuclear button' tweet

January 16, 2018

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea's state-run media say U.S. President Donald Trump's tweet about having a bigger nuclear button than leader Kim Jong Un's is the "spasm of a lunatic. more »»

France's Macron in Calais on foray into migrant dilemma

January 16, 2018

CALAIS, France (AP) — President Emmanuel Macron is making a foray into the symbolic heart of France's migrant problem with a visit Tuesday to the port city of Calais, where hundreds of people... more »»

EU chief urges Britain to change its mind over Brexit

January 16, 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union Council President Donald Tusk on Tuesday urged Britain to change its mind about leaving the bloc next year, as time to conclude a Brexit agreement runs short and EU... more »»

Germany conducts searches against 10 suspected Iranian spies

January 16, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities searched premises linked to 10 suspected Iranian spies following extensive investigations by the country's domestic intelligence agency, prosecutors said Tuesday. more »»

Glowing red lava causes more to flee from Philippine volcano

January 16, 2018

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Glowing-red lava spurted in a fountain and flowed down the Philippines' most active volcano on Tuesday in a stunning display of its fury that has sent more than 34,000... more »»

Japan city uses emergency system to recall blowfish packages

January 16, 2018

TOKYO (AP) — A city in central Japan used its emergency loudspeaker system in an attempt to recall four packages of blowfish meat after discovering a fifth one contained the potentially deadly... more »»

New US Embassy denigrated by Trump opens in London

January 16, 2018

LONDON (AP) — The new U.S. Embassy in London, denigrated last week by President Donald Trump as too expensive and poorly located, opened its doors to the public Tuesday for the first time. more »»

48 injured, mostly children, in German school bus accident

January 16, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — A bus carrying children to school in southern Germany hit multiple cars and then slammed into the side of a building without braking, injuring 48 people early Tuesday, including 10... more »»

Sweden to reissue Cold War era booklet on war threat

January 16, 2018

HELSINKI (AP) — Sweden says it will issue an updated version of a Cold War-era civil emergency advice booklet, reflecting Stockholm's concerns of a worsened security situation in the Baltic Sea... more »»

Aussie dad with a hunch hired copter that found injured son

January 16, 2018

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The father of a teenager who spent 30 hours trapped in a car wreck in Australian woods said Tuesday he had followed his intuition by hiring the helicopter that found hi... more »»

New US Embassy denigrated by Trump set to open in London

January 16, 2018

LONDON (AP) — The new U.S. Embassy in London, denigrated last week by President Donald Trump as too expensive and in a poor location, is set to open to the public. more »»

Hong Kong court to rule later on 3 activists' prison terms

January 16, 2018

HONG KONG (AP) — Three Hong Kong activists will have to wait to learn the outcome of their final appeal Tuesday to overturn prison sentences for their roles in sparking 2014's massive... more »»

Pope Francis under pressure to confront sex abuse in Chile

January 16, 2018

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Pope Francis will be under pressure Tuesday to confront a priest sex abuse scandal during his first full day in Chile, an Andean nation where the majority identifies as... more »»

UAE says Qatar fighter jets intercept flights, Doha denies

January 16, 2018

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates claimed Qatari fighter jets intercepted two of its commercial airliners in international airspace on the way to Bahrain, allegations... more »»

 
 

 

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