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Romanian king's funeral sees family feuds in the spotlight

December 15, 2017

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The death of the late King Michael is a solemn and sad time for many Romanians, but beyond the tears it's proving a colorful — and awkward family reunion. more »»

Germany extends facial recognition test at rail station

December 15, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's top security official is extending tests of automatic facial recognition technology after an initial six-month trial showed the system had a good success rate. more »»

EU leaders launch new phase in Brexit talks

December 15, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union cleared the way Friday for Brexit talks with Britain to move onto the second stage, which will involve wide-ranging — and potentially far trickier — discussions... more »»

Zimbabwe ruling party meets to seal Mugabe's fall from grace

December 15, 2017

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — In an open space that Zimbabwe's ruling party has called Robert Mugabe Square, delegates gathered Friday to seal the fate of a man they had revered for decades but removed... more »»

The kids are alright: 'Youthquake' is Oxford word of 2017

December 15, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Oxford Dictionaries recognized the power of the millennial generation Friday with its 2017 word of the year : youthquake. more »»

NATO concerned Russian missile system breaks Cold War pact

December 15, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO said Friday that it is concerned about a Russian missile system that could carry nuclear warheads, and which it says could violate a landmark Cold War arms treaty.

The U. more »»

Russian parliament launches presidential campaign

December 15, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian lawmakers on Friday set the presidential election for March 18, a move that sets in motion campaigning for a race that President Vladimir Putin is all but certain to win. more »»

3 die in small plane crash in southwestern Germany

December 15, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors say two Austrians and a German have been killed in a crash of a small plane in southwestern Germany. more »»

White House to push merit-based immigration in new campaign

December 15, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is embarking on a major campaign to turn public opinion against the nation's largely family-based immigration system ahead of an all-out push next year to move... more »»

US special envoy backs unconditional talks with N. Korea

December 15, 2017

BANGKOK (AP) — The U.S. more »»

Peru's president fights back against calls to resign

December 15, 2017

LIMA, Peru (AP) — President Pedro Pablo Kucyznski scrambled for his political survival Thursday as opponents demanded he resign over revelations of decade-old payments from a Brazilian... more »»

Australian probe into child abuse attacks Catholic celibacy

December 15, 2017

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian inquiry into child abuse on Friday recommended that the Catholic Church lift its demand of celibacy from clergy and that priests be prosecuted for failing... more »»

Peru's president faces calls to resign over Odebrecht fees

December 15, 2017

LIMA, Peru (AP) — President Pedro Pablo Kucyznski scrambled for his political survival Thursday as opponents demanded he resign over revelations of decade-old payments from a Brazilian... more »»

The Latest: Tusk distances himself from anti-migrant views

December 15, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local):

12:20 a.m. more »»

EU nations bicker over migration policy as summit opens

December 15, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union nations bickered over migration policy Thursday in an east-west divide centered on several nations that refuse to accept refugee quotas. more »»

The Latest: Syrian opposition says peace talks in danger

December 14, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria's conflict and he U.N.-sponsored talks in Geneva (all times local):

11:35 p.m.

The head of the Syrian opposition is warning that the U. more »»

As tensions ease, China keeps building on disputed islands

December 14, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions over China's island-building in the South China Sea may have eased in the past year, but Beijing has kept busy. more »»

4 children killed in bus-train collision in southern France

December 14, 2017

PARIS (AP) — A regional train hit a school bus on a crossing in southern France on Thursday, killing four children and critically injuring 11 other people on the bus, the French interior ministry... more »»

US says missile parts prove Iran is illicitly arming Houthis

December 14, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Flanked by singed missile remnants, President Donald Trump's envoy to the United Nations declared Thursday that "undeniable" evidence proves Iran is arming Houthi rebels in... more »»

UN chief: It's key to avoid miscalculations on North Korea

December 14, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Thursday for urgent efforts to create conditions for talks on North Korea's growing missile and nuclear threat, saying it's... more »»

 
 

 

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