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UK charges 2 men with immigration offenses after boat rescue

May 30, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Two British men have been charged with immigration offenses after the weekend rescue of 18 Albanians whose small inflatable boat was taking on water in the English Channel, UK... more »»

Mexican soccer player Alan Pulido rescued after kidnapping

May 30, 2016

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities rescued kidnapped soccer player Alan Pulido after he was able to dial an emergency phone number and alert authorities to his location, a state... more »»

Mediterranean shipwreck survivors haunted by cries of kids

May 30, 2016

POZZALLO, Sicily (AP) — It was the cries of children — and the moment they decided they must save themselves — that haunt the survivors of a shipwreck that claimed hundreds of lives. more »»

Head of Egypt's journalists union detained over bail

May 30, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — The head of Egypt's journalists union and two of its board members have been questioned by prosecutors over allegations that they spread false news and harbored journalists wanted by... more »»

Romania: tiny percentage of funds needed for statue raised

May 30, 2016

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's public has donated less than 3 percent of funds needed to purchase a sculpture by Constantin Brancusi, considered one of the country's finest modern artworks,... more »»

Prince Philip to miss Battle of Jutland event

May 30, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip has decided to follow medical advice and skip upcoming commemorations to mark the Battle of Jutlan. more »»

Pakistan says new sampling shows progress against polio

May 30, 2016

ISLAMABAD (AP) — For the first time in Pakistan's history all the previous month's environmental samples for polio have tested negative — a sign of progress in the campaign to eradicate the virus... more »»

Bahrain court more than doubles opposition leader's sentence

May 30, 2016

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Bahraini appeals court on Monday more than doubled the prison term for the country's top Shiite opposition figure in a ruling that his political bloc blasted... more »»

London's Labour Party mayor joins Cameron against 'Brexit'

May 30, 2016

LONDON (AP) — London's new mayor has joined forces with Prime Minister David Cameron in the campaign to prevent a British exit from the European Union. more »»

Germany: 4 dead after flooding in southwest

May 30, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Rainstorms in southwestern Germany triggered flooding that left one small town littered with debris and rubble, and led to accidents late Sunday and early Monday in which four peopl... more »»

EU ministers endorse pact aimed at improving life in cities

May 30, 2016

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — European Union ministers meeting in the Dutch capital have endorsed a "Pact of Amsterdam" aimed at improving living conditions in towns and cities throughout the... more »»

Turkey: Germany should not call Armenian killings genocide

May 30, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has criticized plans by Germany's parliament to recognize the World War I killings of Armenians as genocide.

The killings of 1. more »»

Czech government again approves ban on smoking

May 30, 2016

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech government has again approved a smoking ban in restaurants. more »»

As peace talks stall, Syrian opposition negotiator resigns

May 30, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The chief Syrian opposition negotiator in the Geneva peace talks has resigned amid no signs of progress in the peace process that began earlier this yea. more »»

Turkey hopes it can mend ties with Russia soon

May 30, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A top Turkish government official expressed hope that Turkey and Russia can mend relations soon, adding that neither country is in a position to "sacrifice" ties. more »»

Spain's Prado unveils major exhibit of Dutch master Bosch

May 30, 2016

MADRID (AP) — It may not be the most suitable exhibit for the squeamish but the Prado Museum's 500th anniversary display of the most and best of Dutch Renaissance master Hieronymus Bosch is... more »»

Japanese boy disappears after parents leave him in forest

May 30, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — A 7-year-old boy is missing in a forest in northern Japan after his parents made him get out of their car as punishment for misbehavin. more »»

Afghan official says Taliban attacks killed 12 policemen

May 30, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A string of coordinated Taliban attacks on police checkpoints in the increasingly volatile southern Afghan province of Helmand killed at least 12 policemen, an official... more »»

NATO urged to show stronger resolve on Russia, boost defense

May 30, 2016

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — NATO's Parliamentary Assembly urged alliance members Monday to stand up to Russia's military assertiveness and to do a better job sharing the burden of collective defense. more »»

Turkey rolls back curfew in Kurdish area, assesses damage

May 30, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish authorities on Monday partially lifted a curfew in Kurdish areas in southeast Turkey where military operations against Kurdish rebels have done extensive damage to housing. more »»

 
 
 

 

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