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Patient in Japan confirmed as having new virus from China

January 16, 2020

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government said Thursday a man treated for pneumonia after returning from China has tested positive for the new coronavirus identified as a possible cause of an outbreak in... more »»

100s of migrants crossing Guatemala face new challenges

January 16, 2020

EL CINCHADO, Guatemala (AP) — Less-organized migrants, tighter immigration control by Guatemalan authorities and the presence of U.S. more »»

Despite danger, Filipinos made restive volcano their home

January 16, 2020

TALISAY, Philippines (AP) — It's the second-most active volcano in the Philippines, a designated permanent danger zone long declared off-limits to human settlements. more »»

100s of migrants advance to Guatemala from Honduras

January 16, 2020

EL CINCHADO, Guatemala (AP) — Hundreds of mainly Honduran migrants started walking and hitching rides Wednesday from the city of San Pedro Sula and later crossed the Guatemala border in a bid to... more »»

Japan gov't minister to take paternity leave, still a rarity

January 16, 2020

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's popular environment minister said he will take paternity leave when his first child is born later this month to be a good example for working fathers in Japan, where men are... more »»

Smelly Rio de Janeiro water supply has residents on edge

January 15, 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — There’s a creeping sense of alarm in Rio de Janeiro after more than a week of foul tasting and smelling tap water in dozens of neighborhood. more »»

Virgin Islands suit alleges decadeslong abuse by Epstein

January 15, 2020

HAVANA (AP) — A lawsuit filed by prosecutors in the Virgin Islands says multimillionaire sex offender Jeffery Epstein used two private islands in the U.S. more »»

100s of migrants advance to Guatemala from Honduras

January 15, 2020

EL CINCHADO, Guatemala (AP) — Hundreds of mainly Honduran migrants started walking and hitching rides Wednesday from the city of San Pedro Sula and crossed the Guatemala border in a bid to form... more »»

Putin engineers shake-up that could keep him in power longer

January 15, 2020

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin engineered a surprise shake-up of Russia's leadership Wednesday, proposing changes to the constitution that could keep him in power well past the end of his... more »»

100s of migrants gather in Honduras to attempt new caravan

January 15, 2020

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — Hundreds of mainly Honduran migrants started walking and hitching rides Wednesday from the city of San Pedro Sula, in a bid to form the kind of migrant caravan tha... more »»

Guatemala: former minister, lawmakers face graft probes

January 15, 2020

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A former economy minister in Guatemala appeared in court to face corruption allegations on Wednesday, a day after leaving office amid a change of government and losing the... more »»

Grrrrr! Angry herders secure bear ban from France's Macron

January 15, 2020

PARIS (AP) — The bears have cute names — Bubble, Feather, Snowflake and the like — and look so soft and huggable when caught on video by remote cameras that study their habit. more »»

Video: 20 seconds of terror between missiles in Iran crash

January 15, 2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's top diplomat acknowledged Wednesday that Iranians “were lied to" for days after the Islamic Republic accidentally shot down a Ukrainian jetliner. more »»

Putin engineers shakeup that could keep him in power longer

January 15, 2020

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin engineered a surprise shakeup of Russia's leadership Wednesday, proposing changes to the constitution that could keep him in power well past the end of his... more »»

Russian prime minister submits resignation to Putin

January 15, 2020

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a constitutional overhaul Wednesday to boost the powers of parliament and the Cabinet, a move signalling Putin's intention to carve out a... more »»

Putin names head of tax service as new prime minister

January 15, 2020

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin has named Tax Service chief Mikhail Mishustin as Russia's new prime minister. more »»

UN court to rule next week in Rohingya genocide case

January 15, 2020

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United Nations' top court announced Wednesday that it will issue a decision next week on a request to order Myanmar to halt what has been cast as a genocidal... more »»

Putin announces constitutional reform, his PM steps down

January 15, 2020

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin accepted the resignation of his prime minister Wednesday after proposing constitutional amendments that could herald his intention to carve out a position... more »»

Iran warning puts thousands of European troops in spotlight

January 15, 2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A warning by Iran's president that European forces in the Middle East could be at risk if their nations join the U.S. more »»

Sudan reopens airspace after end of armed mutiny, 2 killed

January 15, 2020

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan said it reopened its airspace Wednesday after an armed revolt from within its security forces shut down the capital’s airport for hours and left at least two people dead. more »»

 
 
 

 

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