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Italy probes whether negligence played role in quake toll

August 28, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Italian authorities are vowing to investigate whether negligence or fraud in adhering to building codes played a role in the high death toll in last week's earthquake in... more »»

Challenger predicts victory as Gabon awaits vote results

August 28, 2016

LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — Gabon's most prominent opposition candidate said Sunday that early results show he will win this central African country's presidential election, though official results... more »»

Merkel rejects Muslim migrant ban, urges fair distribution

August 28, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday slammed those countries in Europe who say they won't take in Muslim refugees, a position that several eastern European governments have... more »»

Russia to resume charter flights for tourists to Turkey

August 28, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has lifted its ban on charter flights to Turkey, opening the way to a resumption of the package tours that were a major source of revenue for Turkey. more »»

State burial in Poland for WWII heroes slain by communists

August 28, 2016

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Seven decades after their deaths, a state burial was held Sunday in Poland for two World War II heroes who fought the Germans but were later killed by the communists for... more »»

The Latest: 6 bodies found in past 2 days in quake-hit town

August 28, 2016

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

5 p.m. more »»

Iran confirms arrest of member of negotiation team

August 28, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's judiciary on Sunday confirmed the brief detention of a member of Iran's negotiation team with world powers on suspicion of "infiltration," the official IRNA news agency... more »»

Kerry heads to Bangladesh, India amid South Asian tensions

August 28, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's stops in Bangladesh and India come amid increasing concerns about terrorism in both South Asian nations. more »»

Fire in Montenegro threatens ancient olive grove

August 28, 2016

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegrin firefighters have been struggling to contain a fire that has engulfed pine forests around a southern Adriatic tourist resort and threatened an ancient... more »»

The Latest: Firefighters retrieve items from quake-hit homes

August 28, 2016

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

4 p.. more »»

The Latest: Catholic Mass held for Italy quake survivors

August 28, 2016

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

3:55 p.m. more »»

Iraq requests new Saudi envoy after assassination remarks

August 28, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's Foreign Ministry said the government on Sunday formally requested that the Saudi ambassador in Baghdad be replaced after he claimed that Iranian-backed Shiite militias are... more »»

Serbia, Bosnian Serbs hold joint anti-terrorism drill

August 28, 2016

TRBUSNICA, Serbia (AP) — Police from Serbia and the Serb mini-state in Bosnia have held a joint anti-terrorism drill that could add to simmering tensions in the Balkans stemming from the 1990s war. more »»

German economy minister says EU-US trade talks have failed

August 28, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Free trade talks between the European Union and the United States have failed, Germany's economy minister said Sunday, citing a lack of progress on any of the major sections of the... more »»

UK alert on treacherous beach ends as swimmer turns up safe

August 28, 2016

LONDON (AP) — British emergency services have called off the search for a missing swimmer on the same treacherous beach where five men drowned days ago — after the swimmer telephoned to say she... more »»

Italy investigates quake buildings, checking for code fraud

August 28, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Bulldozers with huge claws pulled down dangerously overhanging ledges Sunday in Italy's quake-devastated town of Amatrice as investigators worked to figure out if negligenc... more »»

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 »»

 
 

 

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