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The Latest: French warn donors of Notre Dame fraud scams

April 19, 2019

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the fire that ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris (all times local):

4:15 p.m. more »»

Drunk on smoke: Notre Dame's bees survive cathedral blaze

April 19, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Hunkered down in their hives and drunk on smoke, Notre Dame's smallest official residents — some 180,000 bees — somehow managed to survive the inferno that consumed the cathedral's... more »»

Protesters in Bangladesh after girl is burned to death

April 19, 2019

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Dozens of protesters gathered in Bangladesh's capital on Friday to demand justice for an 18-year-old woman who died after being set on fire for refusing to drop sexual... more »»

Warsaw synagogue 'reappears' on anniversary of ghetto revolt

April 19, 2019

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Great Synagogue of Warsaw, which was destroyed by German forces during World War II, made a brief reappearance as an apparition of light during commemorations for the... more »»

Japan using emperor, first lady's birthday to court Trump

April 19, 2019

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is scheduling a rushed visit to Washington to meet with President Donald Trump and celebrate first lady Melania Trump's birthday, and then is... more »»

Report: Berlin attacker was part of Europe-wide network

April 19, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — German weekly Der Spiegel says the Tunisian man who carried out a deadly truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market in 2016 was part of a Europe-wide network of Islamic extremists. more »»

Easter bonfires in Germany canceled over wildfire risk

April 19, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in eastern Germany are canceling plans for traditional Easter bonfires because warm, dry weather has increased the risk of wildfires. more »»

Notre Dame rector: "Computer glitch" possible fire culprit

April 19, 2019

PARIS (AP) — A "computer glitch" may have been behind the fast-spreading fire that ravaged Notre Dame, the cathedral's rector said Friday, as architects and construction workers tried to figure... more »»

Ex-president: Peace possible when all Afghans sit together

April 19, 2019

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's former President Hamid Karzai said Friday that peace in his homeland, ravaged by more than 17 years of war, will only be possible when Afghans from all... more »»

Algeria protesters keep up pressure on regime

April 19, 2019

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters in Algeria demonstrated for a ninth straight Friday against the country's leadership and called for the departure of the powerful military'... more »»

Devotees nailed to crosses on Good Friday in Philippines

April 19, 2019

SAN PEDRO CUTUD, Philippines (AP) — Several Roman Catholic devotees were nailed to wooden crosses in a gory Good Friday ritual in the Philippines, and others flogged themselves or took part in... more »»

Kremlin: No proof in Mueller's report of Russian meddling

April 19, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin argued on Friday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 400-page report has not offered any credible evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. more »»

Alibaba head's remarks spark debate over China working hours

April 19, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese e-commerce tycoon Jack Ma has long been an example of how the power of big dreams, strong leadership and sheer elbow grease can create massive fortunes in China's go-go... more »»

Macron meets officials, eyes Notre Dame for legacy-building

April 19, 2019

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is expected to set out ideas for the reconstruction of Notre Dame Cathedral during meetings Friday with officials from the United Nations' cultural... more »»

Austria fears for top climbers missing in Canada

April 19, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Friday his thoughts are with the friends and families of two of the country's best-known climbers missing and feared dead in Canada along wit... more »»

Aussie doctors bestowed Thai royal honors for cave rescue

April 19, 2019

BANGKOK (AP) — Two Australian doctors were given royal honors in Thailand on Friday for helping rescue a boys soccer team from a flooded cave and said they are looking forward to a reunion with... more »»

Turkey says Russian system no threat to F-35s, seeks panel

April 19, 2019

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's foreign minister says the United States has yet to respond to a proposal to set up a technical committee to review possible security threats that Russia's S-400... more »»

Journalist shot dead in Northern Ireland rioting

April 19, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The dissident republican group, the New IRA, was most likely responsible for the fatal shooting of a journalist during overnight rioting in the city of Londonderry, police in... more »»

Rescuers: Dad saved toddler from dingo attack in Australia

April 19, 2019

SYDNEY (AP) — Rescue personnel said a father fought off several dingoes to save his 14-month-old son from one of the wild dogs that was dragging the boy from their campervan on an Australian... more »»

China downplays political impact of global development push

April 19, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — China downplayed the political implications of its global Belt and Road infrastructure initiative, saying Friday that it aimed to boost multilateralism amid protectionist trends in... more »»

 
 

 

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