International News

Trump largely alone as world leaders take aim at nationalism

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE and JILL COLVIN, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — For President Donald Trump in Paris, America First meant largely America alone. At a weekend commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, the president who proudly declares himself a "nationalist" ...

Training kids to kill at Ukrainian nationalist camp

By YURAS KARMANAU, Associated Press KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The campers, some clad in combat fatigues, carefully aim their assault rifles. Their instructor offers advice: Don't think of your target as a human being. So when these boys and girls shoot, they will shoot to kill. Most are in ...

Israel, Hamas trade heavy fire after deadly incursion

By FARES AKRAM and JOSEF FEDERMAN, Associated Press GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian militants bombarded Israel with dozens of rockets and mortar shells Monday while Israeli warplanes struck targets throughout the Gaza Strip in what appeared to be the most intense exchange of fire ...

Leaders meet in Italy to find settlement in Libya

By PAOLO SANTALUCIA, Associated Press PALERMO, Sicily (AP) — Representatives of Libya's quarrelling factions and of countries keen on stabilizing the North African nation were attending a conference in Sicily Monday aimed at finding a political settlement to bolster the fight against Islamic ...

Options limited, North Korea lit by flashlights, creaky grid

By ERIC TALMADGE, Associated Press PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — More than 20 years after his father almost bargained them away for a pair of nuclear reactors, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has his nuclear weapons — and a nation still plagued by chronic blackouts. Even on the clearest ...

Unknown British soldier buried before WWI 100th anniversary

YPRES, Belgium (AP) — British authorities have given an unknown soldier who died during World War I a full military burial, just days before ceremonies marking the centenary of the end of World War I. Sunlight filtered through the autumn leaves as the British honor guard carried a lone ...

Central American migrants in Mexico want buses to US border

By MARIA VERZA and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN, Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — Central American migrants in a caravan that has stopped in Mexico City demanded buses Thursday to take them to the U.S. border, saying it is too cold and dangerous to continue walking and hitchhiking. Mexico City ...

Appeals court rules against Trump on DACA immigrant policy

By SUDHIN THANAWALA, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. appeals court blocked President Donald Trump on Thursday from immediately ending an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation, saying the administration's decision to phase it out was arbitrary because it ...

In online ruse, fake journalists tried to hack Saudi critic

By RAPHAEL SATTER, AP Cybersecurity Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Hackers impersonating journalists tried to intercept the communications of a prominent Saudi opposition figure in Washington, The Associated Press has found. One attempt involved the fabrication of a fake BBC secretary and an ...

Migrant caravan sets sight on getting to Mexico City

By SONIA PEREZ D., Associated Press CORDOBA, Mexico (AP) — Thousands of bone-tired Central Americans set their sights on Mexico City on Sunday after undertaking a grueling journey through a part of Mexico that has been particularly treacherous for migrants seeking to get to the United ...