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UK police arrest man with knives on suspicion of terrorism

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:03am

Police carrying out a counterterrorism investigation Thursday swooped in on a man they said was carrying knives in a bag near Britain's Parliament and arrested him on suspicion of planning terrorist acts.

Albanian Parliament fails to elect president for 3rd time

Llazar Semini, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:53am

The Albanian Parliament on Thursday failed for the third time to elect the country's new president because no candidates have been nominated.

Kashmir civilian killed, 7 injured during anti-India protest

Aijaz Hussain, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:53am

A 70-year-old civilian was killed and seven people were injured during an anti-India protest that erupted Thursday following a gunbattle that killed three Indian soldiers and two suspected rebels in disputed Kashmir, police said.

The Latest: Minor damage to freighter that hit Russian ship

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:50am

The Latest on Russia navy ship damaged near Istanbul (all times local):

Police raid Moscow office of group founded by Putin foe

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:45am

Police raided the Moscow office Thursday of an organization founded by a top foe of President Vladimir Putin that helps opposition candidates and political prisoners.

Senegal court upholds life sentence for Chad ex-leader Habre

Carley Petesch, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:45am

An appeals court in Senegal upheld the life sentence of former Chad dictator Hissene Habre on war crimes and crimes against humanity charges, bringing to an end a landmark trial pursued by victims for more than 16 years.

EU warns Poland: Stop widespread logging in primeval forest

Vanessa Gera, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:45am

The European Union asked Poland on Thursday to stop massive logging in one of Europe's last primeval forests, warning it might take the country to the European Court of Justice if it doesn't reverse course.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 10:40 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:45am

Documents released by lawmakers show President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was warned when he retired from the military in 2014 not to take foreign money without "advance approval" by Pentagon authorities. Also, the Defense Department inspector general's office confirms in a separate document that it is investigating whether Flynn failed to obtain prior approval.

The Latest: Battle of political kids appears in Venezuela

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:30am

The Latest on Venezuela's political crisis (all times local):

Man with knives detained near Parliament under Terrorism Act; police say there's no ongoing threat.

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:30am

Man with knives detained near Parliament under Terrorism Act; police say there's no ongoing threat.

Sri Lankan protest demands information on civil war missing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:30am

Shops, offices and schools were closed and public transport was halted in Sri Lanka's former civil war region in support of families who are demanding information from the government about loved ones listed as having disappeared during the conflict.

Top official's son calls out his dad as Venezuela quits OAS

Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:16am

The son of Venezuela's top human rights official has called on his father to prevent further deadly bloodshed tied to anti-government street clashes even as officials defied international criticism by withdrawing from the Organization of American States.

6 investigated for manslaughter in Italian hotel avalanche

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:16am

Italian prosecutors are investigating six people for multiple counts of manslaughter and causing bodily harm in a deadly avalanche at a mountain hotel that killed 29 people, Italian news reports said Thursday.

The Latest: Russia condemns apparent Israeli strike on Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:10am

The Latest on Syria (all times local):

Syrian media: Israel attacked installation near Damascus

Philip Issa, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:06am

An apparent Israeli missile attack on a Syrian military installation near Damascus International Airport shook the capital early on Thursday morning and raised tensions between the two hostile neighbors.

Cambodian PM wants US to amend deportation agreement

Sopheng Cheang, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:06am

Cambodia's prime minister said Thursday that he wants to amend a 15-year-old pact with Washington that calls for Cambodians with permanent resident status in the United States to be repatriated if they have been convicted of a felony crime.

Suspected Muslim insurgents in S. Thailand kill 4 soldiers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:06am

Suspected Muslim insurgents killed four paramilitary army rangers Thursday in an ambush in southern Thailand, in the latest high-profile attack in the troubled region.

Germany investigates reported slurs yelled at crash victim

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:06am

Police in Germany's eastern city of Cottbus are investigating whether people yelled anti-foreigner slurs at an Egyptian student after she was fatally hit by a car.

Montenegro set to approve NATO membership in historic move

Predrag Milic, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 7:56am

Montenegro is set to formally approve becoming a member of NATO on Friday, a move seen as historic for the Balkan country long considered a traditional Russian ally in the turbulent region.