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Admired abroad, New Zealand leader faces hurdles at home

September 24, 2018

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Last Thursday, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the high-profile interviews she'd be doing this week in New York, where she's attending the U.N. more »»

Germany looking to sell costly, rarely used drone to Canada

September 24, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — Germany is looking to sell a secondhand surveillance drone that has cost the country more than 700 million euros ($823 million) to Canada — without many core components it needs to... more »»

Wails, vows of revenge at Iran funeral after parade attack

September 24, 2018

AHVAZ, Iran (AP) — Amid wails and vows of revenge, thousands of Iranians on Monday attended a mass funeral service for victims of a weekend attack targeting a military parade that killed at least... more »»

Norway convicts man of providing terror attack instructions

September 24, 2018

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A man has been convicted of terror offenses in Norway for providing online instructions on how to carry out attacks and sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison. more »»

Tanzania investigates ferry disaster which killed 225

September 24, 2018

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) — Tanzania's government on Monday launched an inquest into the cause of the ferry disaster, in which 227 people died when a boat capsized in Lake Victoria last week. more »»

EU takes Poland to its top court over judicial reform

September 24, 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union said Monday it has decided to take Poland to the bloc's top court over the overhaul of the country's judicial system and also ask the European Court of Justice... more »»

Moldovan court suspends president in political standoff

September 24, 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Moldova's Constitutional Court has temporarily stripped the country's pro-Moscow president of his duties for refusing to endorse new ministers in a political standoff. more »»

Calm opposition leader wins Maldives presidency amid storm

September 24, 2018

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, the president-elect of the Maldives, spent his youth marching in the streets for democracy. more »»

Russia to send newer, S-300 missile defense systems to Syria

September 24, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia announced Monday it will supply Syria's government with more modern, S-300 missile defense systems after last week's downing of a Russian plane by Syria, a friendly fire... more »»

Man at center of Nobel sex scandal remanded pending verdict

September 24, 2018

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The man at the center of a sex abuse and financial crimes scandal that is tarnishing the academy awarding the Nobel Literature Prize was remanded in custody Monday,... more »»

Iran holds funerals for victims of terror attack in Ahvaz

September 24, 2018

AHVAZ, Iran (AP) — In a collective outpouring of grief, Iranians held funerals Monday for the victims of the weekend terror attack on a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz that... more »»

French boat rescues injured Indian sailor from yacht

September 24, 2018

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A French ship on Monday rescued an Indian sailor who was injured in the remote southern Indian Ocean during a round-the-world solo yacht race, Indian officials said. more »»

Pope praises Latvians for keeping faith during occupation

September 24, 2018

RIGA, Latvia (AP) — Pope Francis praised Latvians on Monday for resisting Soviet and Nazi occupation and persevering in their Christian faith, telling them: "You fought the good fight, you ran th... more »»

Maldives' president concedes loss to opposition candidate

September 24, 2018

MALE, Maldives (AP) — Maldives strongman President Yameen Abdul Gayoom conceded that he lost Sunday's election to his challenger, longtime lawmaker Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, in a speech broadcast... more »»

The Latest: Maldives' president concedes election loss

September 24, 2018

MALE, Maldives (AP) — The Latest on the Maldives presidential election (all times local):

1 p.m. more »»

Maldives' provisional elections results show opposition win

September 24, 2018

MALE, Maldives (AP) — Provisional results Monday showed Maldives opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih won Sunday's presidential election in an unexpected victory over the strongman incumben... more »»

Mandela: A life of soaring symbolism, now harnessed by UN

September 24, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nelson Mandela's South African journey from anti-apartheid leader to prisoner to president to global statesman — the "Long Walk to Freedom" of his autobiography title — is one... more »»

In a first, Hong Kong bans pro-independence political party

September 24, 2018

HONG KONG (AP) — Authorities in Hong Kong on Monday took an unprecedented step against separatist voices by banning a political party that advocates independence for the southern Chinese territor... more »»

Vietnam to hold state funeral for President Tran Dai Quang

September 24, 2018

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam will hold a state funeral and national mourning this week for President Tran Dai Quang, who died last week of a viral illness at age 61. more »»

Stop Brexit? UK's Labour party mulls backing new referendum

September 24, 2018

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Britain's main opposition Labour Party confirmed Sunday it will hold a major debate on Brexit at its party conference this week, buoying Labour members hoping to stop th... more »»

 
 

 

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