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'This is huge': Locust swarms in Africa are worst in decades

January 25, 2020

KATITIKA, Kenya (AP) — The hum of millions of locusts on the move is broken by the screams of farmers and the clanging of pots and pans. more »»

Death toll stands at 22 from Turkey earthquake; 1,100 hurt

January 25, 2020

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The death toll from a strong earthquake that rocked eastern Turkey climbed to 22 on Saturday as rescue crews searched for people who remained trapped under the rubble of... more »»

Heavy rains in Brazil cause flooding, landslides; 11 killed

January 25, 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Heavy rains caused flooding and landslides in southeast Brazil, killing at least 11 people, authorities said Saturday. more »»

Death toll stands at 22 in Turkish earthquake; 1,000 hurt

January 25, 2020

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The death toll from a strong earthquake that rocked eastern Turkey climbed to 22 Saturday, with more than 1,000 people injured, officials said. more »»

Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes schools as virus spreads

January 25, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — The virus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan, already on lockdown, banned most vehicle use downtown and Hong Kong said it would close schools for two weeks as authorities scrambled Saturday... more »»

Britain's EU Journey: When Blair's EU aspirations faded away

January 25, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Britain officially leaves the European Union on Jan. 31 after a debilitating political period that has bitterly divided the nation since the 2016 Brexit referendum. more »»

Hong Kong declares virus emergency, 2-week school closure

January 25, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — Hong Kong has declared the outbreak of a new virus an emergency and will close primary and secondary schools for two more weeks after the Lunar New Year holiday. more »»

China bans car use in virus-hit city as death toll tops 40

January 25, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — The virus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan, already on lockdown, will ban most vehicles including private cars from the downtown area in a further bid to limit the spread of a new disease... more »»

Virus-hit Chinese city bans most cars from downtown

January 25, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — The virus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan has banned most vehicles including private cars from the downtown area in a further bid to limit spread of the illness. more »»

'This is huge': Locust swarms destroy crops in East Africa

January 25, 2020

KATITIKA, Kenya (AP) — The hum of millions of locusts on the move is broken by the screams of farmers and the clanging of pots and pans. more »»

China virus outbreak revives calls to stop wildlife trade

January 25, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — The outbreak of a new virus linked to a wildlife market in central China is prompting renewed calls for enforcement of laws against the trade in and consumption of exotic species. more »»

Outbreak casts pall over China new year as deaths surpass 40

January 25, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — China's most festive holiday began in the shadow of a worrying new virus Saturday as the death toll surpassed 40, an unprecedented lockdown kept 36 million people from traveling an... more »»

Too soon to tell if new virus as dangerous as SARS cousin

January 25, 2020

The new virus from China has the world on edge because it’s a close cousin to viruses that killed hundreds in separate outbreaks. more »»

Bolivia religious debate: The Bible vs Andean earth deity

January 25, 2020

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Hoisting a large leather Bible above her head, Bolivia’s new interim president delivered an emphatic message hours after Evo Morales fled under pressure, the end of a nearl... more »»

At least 18 dead, hundreds hurt as quake hits eastern Turkey

January 25, 2020

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A . more »»

Pompeo heads to Ukraine next week to meet with president

January 24, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Ukraine next week, making his first trip to the country at the heart of President Donald Trump's impeachment. more »»

At least 18 dead, hundreds hurt as quake hits eastern Turkey

January 24, 2020

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A . more »»

For businesses, virus in China fans fear and uncertainty

January 24, 2020

China’s worst health crisis in years has sparked fear and uncertainty for businesses from North America to Asia that depend on trade in the affected regio. more »»

France confirms 3 cases of virus from China, 1st in Europe

January 24, 2020

PARIS (AP) — France on Friday announced the first cases outside Asia and the United States of the deadly new virus from China, and the country's health minister said Europe should brace for other... more »»

At least 14 dead, hundreds hurt as quake hits eastern Turkey

January 24, 2020

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6. more »»

 
 

 

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