News  /  World  / 

Most Recent

Police: Indonesian couple carried out Philippine bombing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 8:47am

Police say they believe an Indonesian couple carried out the suicide bombing of a cathedral in the southern Philippines in January that killed more than 20 people.

Greece: Fire threatens homes a year after deadly blaze

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 8:37am

A forest fire outside Athens is threatening homes on the anniversary of a deadly blaze in the same area that claimed more than 100 lives.

Kosovo prime minister who resigned heads to war crimes court

Florent Bajrami and Llazar Semini, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 7:53am

The former prime minister of Kosovo left Tuesday for The Hague to be questioned by a special court investigating alleged war crimes by members of the separatist Kosovo Liberation Army two decades ago.

The Latest: Puerto Rico warrants in leaked chat case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 7:47am

The Latest on protests against Puerto Rico's governor (all times local):

Puerto Rico judge issues search warrants for phones of government officials tied to chat that sparked political crisis

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 7:31am

Puerto Rico judge issues search warrants for phones of government officials tied to chat that sparked political crisis.

Boris Johnson wins race to become UK’s next prime minister

Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 7:15am

Brexit hardliner Boris Johnson won the contest to lead Britain’s governing Conservative Party on Tuesday and will become the country’s next prime minister, tasked with fulfilling his promise to lead the U.K. out of the European Union.

Iraqi forces clear farmland near Baghdad of IS militants

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 7:00am

Iraqi security forces were sweeping villages and farmland north of Baghdad on Tuesday as part of an operation aimed at clearing remnants of the Islamic State group from around the capital.

Kenya's finance minister denies fraud charges in dam project

Tom Odula, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 7:00am

Kenya's finance minister on Tuesday denied fraud-related charges over multi-million-dollar contracts for the construction of two dams in the country's west. This is the first time a finance minister in East Africa's economic hub, which is plagued by widespread corruption, has been charged while in office.

Former Israeli PM apologizes for killing of Arab protesters

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 6:56am

A former Israeli prime minister is apologizing for the killing of 13 Arab protesters by Israeli police in 2000.

Outgoing UK Prime Minister Theresa May pledges "full support" to her successor, Boris Johnson

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 5:36am

Outgoing UK Prime Minister Theresa May pledges "full support" to her successor, Boris Johnson.

5 things you may not know about Boris Johnson, UK's next PM

Gregory Katz and Natasha Livingstone, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 5:32am

Here are five things you may not know about Boris Johnson, who is set to become Britain's next prime minister on Wednesday:

Boris Johnson's chaotic path to power finally pays off

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 5:28am

Boris Johnson aspires to be a modern-day Winston Churchill. Critics fear he's a British Donald Trump.

Nations still in Iran nuclear deal meeting Sunday in Vienna

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 5:19am

Representatives from the nations that are still parties to the shaky Iran nuclear deal plan to meet in Vienna on Sunday to see to what extent the agreement can be salvaged in the wake of the United States pulling out and Iran exceeding some of the uranium enrichment thresholds the deal set.

Boris Johnson wins race to be leader of UK's Conservative Party and will be country's next prime minister

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 5:06am

Boris Johnson wins race to be leader of UK's Conservative Party and will be country's next prime minister.

Afghan government asks for clarification of Trump's remarks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 4:52am

The Afghan government is asking for clarification of President Donald Trump's statement that a military option could wipe out Afghanistan in the absence of a peaceful resolution to the country's 18-year war

Tent camp fire in Russia kills 4 children; owner detained

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 4:28am

Russian authorities say four children have died in a fire at a tent camp in the country's Far East.

The Latest: Japan protests to Russia, SKorea over airspace

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 3:59am

The Latest on South Korea's firing of warning shots after Russian military planes allegedly entered its airspace (all times local):

Many killed in Nigerian protests for release of Shia leader

Sam Olukoya, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 3:47am

Security was high in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, Tuesday, a day after several people were killed in clashes between police and the country's main Shia group.

Singapore seizes tons of elephant tusks, pangolin scales

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 3:44am

Singapore has seized about 12 tons of pangolin scales belonging to around 2,000 of the endangered mammals and nearly 10 tons of elephant ivory.