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The Latest: Russia suspects Turkey prepares to enter Syria

February 4, 2016

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on fighting in Syria and Thursday's Syria aid conference (all times local):

3:00 p.m. more »»

AP photographer reflects on 'bucket baby' in Brazil

February 4, 2016

RECIFE, Brazil (AP) — The first time I met Solange Ferreira was in December. more »»

The Latest: 3 Syrian journalists on press bus hurt by mortar

February 4, 2016

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on fighting in Syria and Thursday's Syria aid conference (all times local):

14:20 p.m. more »»

New Year's attacks overshadow start of Cologne Carnival

February 4, 2016

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Cannon fire followed by a rain of confetti heralded the start Thursday of Cologne's annual Carnival, when hundreds of thousands of revelers take to the streets and pubs of... more »»

Syrian family arrives in Italy in first humanitarian airlift

February 4, 2016

ROME (AP) — A 7-year-old Syrian girl suffering from a rare form of eye cancer arrived in Italy on Thursday, the first of an estimated 1,000 refugees who are being brought here on humanitarian... more »»

Former US Attorney General Eric Holder negotiating MTN fine

February 4, 2016

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is leading negotiations for MTN as the South Africa-based telecommunications giant tries to eliminate or reduce a $3. more »»

The Latest: Red Cross delivers food in besieged Syrian town

February 4, 2016

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on fighting in Syria and Thursday's Syria aid conference (all times local):

13:25 p.m. more »»

Egypt official: Signs of torture on body of Italian student

February 4, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — The body of a missing Italian student was found with signs of torture, including multiple stab wounds and cigarette burns, by the side of a highway on the outskirts of the Egyptian... more »»

Israeli court sentences 2 over Palestinian teenager's murder

February 4, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli court on Thursday sentenced two Israelis in the 2014 murder of a 16-year-old Palestinian, sending one to life in prison for a crime that sparked deep soul-searching in... more »»

40,000 protest pension reform as general strike grips Greece

February 4, 2016

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Sporadic clashes broke out in central Athens Thursday as tens of thousands marched to the Greek Parliament during a general strike called to protest planned pension reforms... more »»

The Latest: Sweden expects 140,000 asylum-seekers this year

February 4, 2016

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on migrants seeking sanctuary in Europe (all times local):

1:15 p.m. more »»

BBC says American actor Matt LeBlanc to join 'Top Gear'

February 4, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Former "Friends" star Matt LeBlanc will be joining the BBC's popular "Top Gear" program, presenting the revamped car show with Chris Evans, the British broadcaster said Thursday. more »»

UK police still plan to arrest Assange if he leaves embassy

February 4, 2016

LONDON (AP) — British police have said they still plan to arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange if he leaves the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. more »»

Western retirees at Thai resort busted for playing bridge

February 4, 2016

BANGKOK (AP) — Add aging Western bridge players to the list of desperadoes in Thailand's seaside resort of Pattaya, a sin city rife with prostitution, corruption and foreign and home-grown... more »»

Leaders seek funds for Syria, elusive stability for region

February 4, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Leaders and diplomats from 70 countries met London Thursday to pledge billions to help millions of Syrians displaced by war — and try to slow the chaotic exodus of refugees to Europe. more »»

Multi-billion-dollar Syria aid appeals routinely underfunded

February 4, 2016

A look at growing gaps in aid for Syria, with needs rising faster than contributions by donors. U.N. more »»

Assange to accept arrest if UN panel rules against him

February 4, 2016

LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he will accept arrest by British police if a U.N. more »»

France dismantles 25 migrant smuggling networks over a year

February 4, 2016

PARIS (AP) — France's top security official said investigators have dismantled 25 migrant smuggling networks in the country's north in the past yea. more »»

Seoul, Tokyo threaten to intercept N. Korean rocket debris

February 4, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea and Japan vowed to shoot down any debris that falls on their territories from a long-range rocket that North Korea plans to fire this month, with Seoul sayin... more »»

Germany: over 91,000 asylum-seekers arrived in January

February 4, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — More than 91,000 asylum seekers arrived in Germany last month, the government said Thursday, underlining the pressure the country faces to diminish the influx of migrants. more »»

 
 

 

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