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Trio of suicide bombers kill 18 at crowded market in Nigeria

February 17, 2018

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Police say three suicide bombers have attacked a crowded market in northern Nigeria, killing at least 18 people. more »»

Strong quake rekindles memories of past disasters in Mexico

February 17, 2018

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A powerful earthquake that rattled south and central Mexico caused little apparent destruction but rekindled fears in a population that still sees daily reminders of deadly... more »»

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake slams south, central Mexico

February 17, 2018

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A powerful magnitude-7. more »»

Romance, bold colors, a protest: London Fashion Week begins

February 16, 2018

LONDON (AP) — It's time for London to enjoy its stint as the center of the fashion universe. more »»

Ethics dispute erupts in Belgium over euthanasia rules

February 16, 2018

A disputed case of euthanasia in Belgium, involving the death of a dementia patient who never formally asked to die, has again raised concerns about weak oversight in a country with some of the... more »»

South African president pledges to "turn tide" on corruption

February 16, 2018

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered a message of optimism and renewal Friday in his first state of the nation address, saying it's time for South... more »»

Anti-fascist demonstrators clash with police in Bologna

February 16, 2018

MILAN (AP) — Italian police have turned water cannons on anti-fascist protesters in Bologna who were trying to disrupt a planned campaign appearance by the head of the neo-fascist Forza Nuova. more »»

Britain announces temporary halt to Oxfam funding

February 16, 2018

LONDON (AP) — The British government on Friday suspended new funding to aid agency Oxfam, which had some staff accused of sexually exploiting people in crisis zones. more »»

Parents adopting children to see higher fees, new rules

February 16, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. more »»

South Africa's new leader Ramaphosa addresses nation

February 16, 2018

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa gave his first state of the nation address on Friday, saying it's time for South Africans to put discord behind them and tha... more »»

Hoodies, frills, bold color: London Fashion Week kicks off

February 16, 2018

LONDON (AP) — It's time for London to enjoy its stint as the center of the fashion universe. more »»

German reporter freed from Turkish jail, pending trial

February 16, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — A German reporter detained in Turkey for more than a year was released from jail pending trial, even as six other journalists and newspaper employees were sentenced Friday to life... more »»

Khodorkovsky plots out a long game: a post-Putin Russia

February 16, 2018

LONDON (AP) — He once was Russia's richest man, and then for 10 years its most famous prisoner. Now Mikhail Khodorkovsky wants to try a new mantle: godfather of Russian democracy. more »»

Ethiopia declares state of emergency amid wide protests

February 16, 2018

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian officials have declared a state of emergency amid widespread anti-government protests that have persisted for more than two years and in which hundreds have... more »»

Oxfam chief: Sex-abuse claims a 'stain' on the organization

February 16, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Reports that Oxfam staff members sexually exploited people in crisis zones are "a stain" that shames the charity, the organization's chief said in an interview broadcast Friday. more »»

Hezbollah: US not honest broker in Lebanon's gas dispute

February 16, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah urged fellow politicians Friday not to let the U.S. more »»

Turkey: 6 journalists sentenced to life in prison

February 16, 2018

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish court on Friday sentenced six journalists and media employees accused of involvement in Turkey's 2016 failed coup attempt to life in prison without parole, the state-run... more »»

Bangladesh gives names to begin Rohingya repatriation

February 16, 2018

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A Bangladesh Cabinet minister gave a list of 8,032 Rohingya refugees to his Myanmar counterpart on Friday to begin repatriations of the Muslim minority under a November... more »»

Challenges ahead as Kosovo, Europe's newest nation, turns 10

February 16, 2018

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Every country has a national anthem, a musical compilation that aims to stir patriotic emotion, and Kosovo is no exception. more »»

 
 
 

 

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