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UK police investigating package sent to Harry and Meghan

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:21am

London police say they are investigating a suspicious package that was sent to Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle.

Duterte bans reporter from presidential palace compound

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:19am

The Philippine president said Thursday he has banned a reporter from entering the presidential palace compound to attend news briefings because her online news organization's license to operate was revoked by the government's corporate watchdog.

Police lock down part of Brussels amid reports of gunman

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:14am

Belgian police have sealed off part of a Brussels suburb amid media reports that an armed man could be at large.

Belgian police seal off part of Brussels amid media reports of possible gunman

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:04am

Belgian police seal off part of Brussels amid media reports of possible gunman .

Egyptian court sentences 21 to death on terrorism charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:01am

An Egyptian court has sentenced 21 people to death and seven others to up to life in prison on terrorism-related charges.

New raids kill 13 in Syria suburb; calls to end carnage

Philip Issa, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:00am

A new wave of deadly Syrian government bombardment in the opposition-held eastern suburbs of the capital Damascus on Thursday killed 13 people as world leaders and aid groups called for an end to the carnage that has left hundreds of people dead in recent days.

The Latest: Russia says will consider UN cease-fire in Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:45am

The Latest on Syria related developments (all times local):

EU court: Poland has violated EU air quality laws

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:37am

The European Union's top court says that Poland has violated EU law on air quality by continuously exceeding the bloc's pollution limit from 2007-2015.

Russia says it will consider supporting UN-proposed cease-fire in Syria if it doesn't cover IS and al-Qaida-linked group

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:35am

Russia says it will consider supporting UN-proposed cease-fire in Syria if it doesn't cover IS and al-Qaida-linked group.

Bangladesh High Court accepts appeal by ex-PM in graft case

Julhas Alam, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:24am

Bangladesh's High Court on Thursday accepted an appeal by former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia of her five-year prison sentence in a corruption case.

The Latest: Montenegro attacker was former Serb soldier

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:20am

The Latest on the attack on the U.S. embassy in Montenegro (all times local):

Afghan officials: Taliban attack police, intelligence

Amir Shah, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:13am

Taliban fighters attacked a police security post in Afghanistan's central Ghazni province, killing eight local policemen, while four intelligence officials died in an ambush by insurgents in the north, Afghan officials said Thursday.

Russian opposition leader Navalny briefly detained

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:06am

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who has been barred from running in the next month's presidential election, said he was briefly detained by police on Thursday.

Palestinian killed in Israeli army arrest raid in West Bank

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 4:22am

A 33-year-old Palestinian man has been killed in disputed circumstances during an arrest raid by Israeli troops in the West Bank.

China probing possible violation of UN sanctions on N. Korea

Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 4:19am

China is "highly concerned" about a reported ship-to-ship transfer on the high seas that could violate U.N. sanctions on North Korea and has launched an investigation, the foreign ministry said Thursday.

Egyptian policemen catch child falling off 3rd floor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 4:01am

Three Egyptian policemen were able to catch a 5-year-old child as he fell from a third-floor apartment balcony in the southern city of Assiut, saving the boy's life.

Merkel urges solidarity from all EU on taking migrants

David Rising, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 3:36am

German Chancellor Angela Merkel pressed European member states Thursday to do their share in helping to deal with the large influx of migrants, work together to strengthen external borders and fight the problems causing people to flee their homelands.

Montenegro police working to identify attacker on US embassy

Predrag Milic, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 3:34am

Police in Montenegro said Thursday they are "working intensely" to identify an assailant who threw an explosive device into the U.S. embassy compound in the capital, Podgorica, before killing himself.

In Syria, a father says last goodbye to dead child

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 3:26am

A father saying his last goodbye to his dead child, before the shelling starts again.