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Uber, rival Careem suspend services in UAE capital Abu Dhabi

August 28, 2016

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ride-hailing service Uber and competitor Careem have unexpectedly suspended services in the United Arab Emirates capital of Abu Dhabi. more »»

Syrian rebels advance on Kurds as Turkish strikes kill 35

August 28, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey-backed Syrian rebels seized a number of villages and towns from Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria on Sunday amid Turkish airstrikes and shelling that killed at least 35... more »»

The Latest: Italy lowers quake death toll back to 290

August 28, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on Italy's devastating Aug 24 earthquake (all times local):

1:25 p.. more »»

Germany expects sharp drop in refugees numbers this year

August 28, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's top migration official predicts that fewer than 300,000 refugees will come to the country this year, a sharp drop compared with the height of the migrant crisis in 2015. more »»

2 United pilots suspected of being drunk arrested in Glasgow

August 28, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Police and airline officials say two United Airlines pilots have been arrested for suspected intoxication before they were to fly 141 passengers from Scotland to the United States. more »»

Italy probes to see if criminal negligence raised quake toll

August 28, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Bulldozers with huge claws and other heavy equipment rolled through Italy's quake-devastated town of Amatrice on Sunday, pulling down dangerously overhanging ledges and... more »»

College football Down Under attracts 61,000 fans at Sydney

August 28, 2016

SYDNEY (AP) — The beer ran out in some sections of the Olympic stadium, but most of the 61,247 spectators at Saturday's U.S. more »»

Europe's refugee crisis simmers despite efforts to solve it

August 28, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Faced with more than 1 million migrants flooding across the Mediterranean last year, European nations tightened border controls, set up naval patrols to stop smugglers, negotiated a... more »»

Bulldozers work to clear out Italy's quake-hit towns

August 28, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Bulldozers with huge claws and other heavy equipment clanked down the streets of Italy's quake-devastated town of Amatrice on Sunday, pulling down dangerously overhanging... more »»

10,000th Syrian reaches US this week in resettlement program

August 28, 2016

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to Jordan says Washington will reach its target Monday of taking in 10,000 Syrian war refugees in a yearlong resettlement program. more »»

Kurdish militants fire rocket at civilian airport in Turkey

August 28, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says Kurdish militants have launched a rocket-propelled grenade at a civilian airport in the southeast of the country, causing minor damage and no... more »»

Mining leader, 2 others, accused in Bolivia official's death

August 28, 2016

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivian authorities accused the president of a mining federation and two of his top officials of the killing of deputy interior minister Rodolfo Illanes amid a bitter... more »»

Colombian rebels announce final conference of peace talks

August 27, 2016

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Top commanders from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia are preparing to gather one final time in mid-September to ratify a peace accord reached this week with... more »»

The Latest: Activists say Syrian planes bomb city of Homs

August 27, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments in the Syrian civil war (all times local):

12:30 a.m. more »»

The Latest: Turkish soldier killed in Syria by rocket attack

August 27, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments in the Syrian civil war (all times local):

10 p.m. more »»

Grief erupts in Italy as nation honors, buries quake dead

August 27, 2016

ASCOLI PICENO, Italy (AP) — Mourners in Italy prayed, hugged, wept and even applauded as coffins carrying victims of the country's devastating earthquake passed by at a state funeral Saturday,... more »»

Kurdish-led Syria forces face off with Turkish-backed rebels

August 27, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Backed by Turkish tanks and reports of airstrikes, Turkey-allied Syrian rebels clashed with Kurdish-led forces in northeastern Syria in a new escalation that further complicates the... more »»

Voting closes in Gabon where president vies to extend power

August 27, 2016

LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — Voting closed Saturday evening in Gabon, where the president is vying for re-election and voters weighed whether to maintain a family dynasty that stretches back to the... more »»

The Latest: Death toll in Italian earthquake rises to 291

August 27, 2016

ASCOLI PICENO, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the Italian earthquake (all times local):

6:20 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Damascus suburb evacuation finished

August 27, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments in the Syrian civil war (all times local):

6:30 p.m. more »»

 
 

 

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