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Paris migrant hero who saved dangling child to meet Macron

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 1:49am

A migrant from Mali living illegally in France is being honored by President Emmanuel Macron for scaling an apartment building over the weekend to save a 4-year-old child dangling from a fifth-floor balcony.

Rebels, Indian forces fight in disputed Kashmir; 2 killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 1:07am

Rebels attacked an Indian army camp and an armored vehicle, leading to fighting in Indian-administered Kashmir, police said Monday. A soldier and a civilian were killed and three soldiers were wounded.

Earthquake shakes northeast China, but no apparent damage

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 12:13am

A moderate earthquake shook northeastern China early Monday, but no damage or injuries have been reported.

Afghan, Pakistani military officials renew push for peace

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 11:01pm

Senior military and intelligence officials from Afghanistan and Pakistan have agreed to enhance efforts to ensure sustainable peace in the region.

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 10:27pm

A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves:

Son of Russian spies fights for Canadian citizenship

Rob Gillies, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 10:07pm

Recent university graduate Alex Vavilov was born in Toronto, which would typically qualify him for Canadian citizenship except for one thing: His parents were part of a notorious Russian spy ring in North America.

The Latest: Duque promises steady hand if elected in runoff

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 7:25pm

The Latest on Colombia's presidential election (all times local):

Colombia heads to presidential runoff as conservative Duque wins 39 percent; ex-guerrilla has edge in fight for second

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 4:36pm

Colombia heads to presidential runoff as conservative Duque wins 39 percent; ex-guerrilla has edge in fight for second.

Mexican authorities arrest wife of drug kingpin

Amy Guthrie, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 4:15pm

Mexican authorities have arrested the wife of the leader of Jalisco New Generation, one of the country's fiercest drug cartels, as well as a top lieutenant for the organization, setting the western state of Jalisco on high-alert for possible reprisals.

Power eludes Italy's populists, angry over president's veto

Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 4:07pm

Italy's president on Sunday vetoed a euro-skeptic choice for economy minister, foiling a bid by populists to form Italy's next government and increasing the prospects of a quick return to the polls, 12 weeks after national elections produced a political impasse.

Early results show Duque leads in Colombian presidential election with 41 percent of vote, runoff likely

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 3:51pm

Early results show Duque leads in Colombian presidential election with 41 percent of vote, runoff likely .

1 new Ebola death confirmed in Congo, bringing total to 12

Saleh Mwanamilongo, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 1:19pm

Another person has died in Congo of a confirmed case of Ebola, bringing the number of fatalities from the latest outbreak to 12, the country's health ministry said Sunday.

The Latest: Italy: President nixed Cabinet pick over markets

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 12:49pm

The Latest on the drawn-out process of forming Italy's new government (all times local):

France's Macron to host Libya summit pushing for elections

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 12:33pm

France is set to host a U.N.-sponsored conference on Libya aimed at securing elections in the North African country and commitments to a joint political roadmap from its warring factions.

Italian premier-designate Giuseppe Conte has failed to form country's first populist government.

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 12:07pm

Italian premier-designate Giuseppe Conte has failed to form country's first populist government.

Poland: Parents, disabled children end parliament protest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 11:41am

A group of parents who occupied part of the Polish parliament with their disabled children abandoned their protest of state assistance payments Sunday after more than a month.

US Marines' bravery celebrated 100 years after French battle

Virginia Mayo and Philippe Sotto, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 10:09am

High-ranking military officials from the United States, France and Germany took part in Memorial Day ceremonies at an American cemetery in France on Sunday to mark the centennial of the battle of Belleau Wood, a turning point in World War I and a key moment in U.S. Marine Corps history.

AP WAS THERE: 75 years ago, reporter lands on Attu Island

William L. Worden, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 9:47am

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following story was written by war correspondent William L. Worden, on his arrival as an eyewitness to the Battle of Attu in Alaska 75 years ago . It was dated May 13, 1943, but didn't appear in newspapers until May 23, 1943.

Landslide kills 23 in Ethiopia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 9:41am

Ethiopia's state-affiliated broadcaster reports that a landslide triggered by heavy rains has killed 23 people in the country's Oromia region.