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Islamic leaders make 'groundbreaking' visit to Auschwitz

January 23, 2020

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Muslim religious leaders joined members of a U.S. more »»

Leaders vow to learn from Holocaust, offer competing lessons

January 23, 2020

JERUSALEM (AP) — Speaker by speaker, world leaders on Thursday denounced the rising threat of anti-Semitism and vowed never to forget the lessons of the Holocaust at a solemn ceremony in Jerusale... more »»

The Latest: WHO says China virus not global health emergency

January 23, 2020

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the outbreak of the new coronavirus in China (all times local):

6:20 p.m. more »»

Next stop, Brexit: Britain's EU divorce bill becomes law

January 23, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s delayed and disputed Brexit bill became law on Thursday, removing the last U.K. obstacle to the country leaving the European Union in just over a week.

The U.K. more »»

US imposes visa rules for pregnant women on 'birth tourism'

January 23, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday imposed new visa rules aimed at restricting “birth tourism," in which women travel to the United States to give birth so their children can... more »»

Doomsday Clock moves closest to midnight in 73-year history

January 23, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The keepers of the Doomsday Clock on Thursday moved the symbolic countdown to global disaster to the closest point to midnight in its 73-year history, citing “existential danger... more »»

Migrant caravan crosses into Mexico, walks along highway

January 23, 2020

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of Central American migrants crossed the river into Mexico from Guatemala Thursday after a dayslong standoff with security forces.

Carrying U.S. more »»

AP Explains: How climate change feeds Africa locust invasion

January 23, 2020

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Locusts by the millions are nibbling their way across a large part of Africa in the worst outbreak some places have seen in 70 years. more »»

China locking down cities with 18 million to stop virus

January 23, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities Thursday moved to lock down three cities with a combined population of more than 18 million in an unprecedented effort to contain the deadly new virus that has... more »»

Rohingya hail UN ruling that Myanmar act to prevent genocide

January 23, 2020

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United Nations' top court on Thursday ordered Myanmar to do all it can to prevent genocide against the Rohingya people, a ruling met by members of the Muslim... more »»

Ancient voice: Scientists recreate sound of Egyptian mummy

January 23, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — Researchers say they've mimicked the voice of a 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy by recreating much of its vocal tract using medical scanners, 3D printing and an electronic larynx. more »»

'Who is she?' - US Treasury chief takes swipe at Thunberg

January 23, 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — As an executive producer of the last Mad Max movie, U.S. more »»

Portugal police: Banker in Angola scandal hangs himself

January 23, 2020

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A Portuguese banker named in a major Angolan money-laundering and corruption scandal has died in an apparent suicide at his home, police said Thursday. more »»

Sweden: Fake officer didn't spy at NATO or hurt security

January 23, 2020

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A man who duped the Swedish military for 18 years by using forged credentials and who even worked at NATO headquarters and was a contact for Russia's security services... more »»

Burkina Faso to arm civilians in fight against extremists

January 23, 2020

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso's parliament has approved legislation allowing the military to use civilian volunteers in the fight against Islamic extremism, a decision that... more »»

Storm Gloria kills 11 in Spain, causes wide coastal damage

January 23, 2020

MADRID (AP) — A calamitous storm has killed at least 11 people in Spain and left five others missing, as well as causing rivers to overflow their banks and contaminating vast agricultural areas i... more »»

Julian Assange extradition case to be drawn out for months

January 23, 2020

LONDON (AP) — The complex extradition case designed to determine whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be sent to the U.S. to face espionage charges will take longer than expected. more »»

The Latest: Merkel says climate may become survival matter

January 23, 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):

3:40 p.m. more »»

World airports taking precautions after China virus ourbreak

January 23, 2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Airports around the world have begun taking precautions to deal with an anticipated influx of Chinese tourists taking Lunar New Year holidays, just as the... more »»

High hopes: US, EU and UK all aim for trade deals this year

January 23, 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The United States, the European Union and what will soon be post-Brexit Britain have all raised the prospect of concluding trade deals between themselves by the end of... more »»

 
 

 

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