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Royal rift: UK monarchy will look smaller when dust settles

January 17, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles, the future king, has long been seen as a potential modernizer who wants a more modest monarchy in line with other European royal households — and the streamlining... more »»

Philippine volcano still 'life threatening' despite lull

January 17, 2020

TAGAYTAY, Philippines (AP) — An erupting Philippine volcano remains life threatening despite weaker emissions and fewer tremors, an official said Friday and advised thousands of displaced... more »»

Guatemala officials disperse migrants, but some keep trying

January 17, 2020

CHIQUIMULA, Guatemala (AP) — United States officials are crediting tough measures taken over the past year and cooperation from regional governments for sharply reducing the number of Central... more »»

Bangladesh says once-submerged island ready for Rohingya

January 17, 2020

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A Bangladeshi island regularly submerged by monsoon rains is ready to house 100,000 Rohingya refugees, but no date has been announced to relocate people from the crowded... more »»

It's a boy for 1st Japan Cabinet member on paternity leave

January 17, 2020

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's environment minister became father to a boy and is going ahead with his planned paternity leave — still a rarity in Japan where men are under pressure to put work before... more »»

China's 2019 economic growth weakens amid trade war

January 17, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — China’s economic growth sank to a new multi-decade low in 2019 as Beijing fought a tariff war with Washington, but forecasters said a U.S. more »»

Philippine volcano life-threatening despite `seeming lull'

January 17, 2020

TAGAYTAY, Philippines (AP) — An erupting Philippine volcano remains life-threatening despite weaker emissions and fewer tremors, an official said Friday and advised thousands of displaced... more »»

Australia firefighters save world's only rare dinosaur trees

January 17, 2020

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Specialist firefighters have saved the world’s last remaining wild stand of a prehistoric tree from wildfires that razed forests west of Sydney, officials said Thursday. more »»

Rio police investigate utility, workers for malodorous water

January 16, 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro police are investigating workers at a state utility after foul-smelling tap water began flowing into dozens of neighborhoods in the Brazilian city, raising... more »»

US charges Malian in al-Qaida hotel attack in Burkina Faso

January 16, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors announced murder charges Thursday against a Malian man accused of playing a central role in two 2016 terror attacks in West Africa, including an al-Qaida... more »»

The Latest: Inhofe off on family matter for Trump trial open

January 16, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's impeachment (all times local):

2:40 p.. more »»

Greece threatens to block Libya deal over sea border dispute

January 16, 2020

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece will block any European peace deal on Libya unless an agreement between the internationally-recognized government in Tripoli and Turkey on maritime borders is... more »»

Guatemala: Ex-economy minister sought on graft charges

January 16, 2020

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A former economy minister was declared a fugitive from justice Thursday, a day after he appeared in court to face corruption allegations. more »»

Rio police investigate utility for smelly water

January 16, 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro police are investigating workers at a state utility after smelly tap water flowed into dozens of neighborhoods of the Brazilian city. more »»

El Salvador asks Interpol to help detain ex-congress chief

January 16, 2020

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A judge in El Salvador asked Interpol to issue a red note detention order for Sigfrido Reyes, the former president of the country’s congress, and three other... more »»

7 killed, 14 tortured in Panama exorcism terror rituals

January 16, 2020

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Seven people were killed in a bizarre religious ritual in a jungle community in Panama, in which indigenous residents were rounded up by about 10 lay preachers and tortured,... more »»

Gay inmates tie the knot inside Cyprus prison

January 16, 2020

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Former heroin addict Kevork Tontian met the man he wanted to spend the rest of his life with behind bars. more »»

Nations of Iran crash victims seek compensation for families

January 16, 2020

LONDON (AP) — The governments of five countries that lost citizens when Iran shot down a Ukrainian airliner demanded Thursday that Tehran accept “full responsibility” and pay compensation to the... more »»

Putin fast-tracks effort to extend his rule in Russia

January 16, 2020

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fast-tracked work on constitutional changes that could keep him in power well past the end of his term in 2024 while lawmakers quickly sealed hi... more »»

Displaced families await post-quake housing in Puerto Rico

January 16, 2020

PONCE, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Antonetti family sat in the shade of a tree eating orange slices while contemplating the long day ahead of them in a dusty parking lot in southern Puerto Rico. more »»

 
 
 

 

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