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The Latest: Iraqi PM hails "big successes" in Fallujah push

May 23, 2016

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Latest on a violent day in the Middle East, with deadly bombings in Syria and Yemen and the start of an Iraqi government offensive to retake the city of Fallujah from... more »»

2 Spanish factory workers die after inhaling toxic fumes

May 23, 2016

MADRID (AP) — An official says two workers in southern Spain have died after inhaling toxic fumes after falling into a tank at an animal feed factory. more »»

Tight Austrian presidential election reveals a split nation

May 23, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — A Euroskeptic, anti-immigration politician and his left-leaning rival were neck and neck Monday a day after polls closed in Austria's presidential election, and officials were... more »»

World Humanitarian Summit opens in Istanbul to tackle crisis

May 23, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — An unprecedented summit to revamp humanitarian aid and global responses to modern-day crises opened on Monday in Turke. more »»

Netanyahu tells French PM he rejects French peace initiative

May 23, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's leader gave a cool reception Monday to a French peace initiative, telling the visiting French prime minister that peace cannot be forged through international conference... more »»

Official: Iran to try to 'speed up' held Lebanese man's case

May 23, 2016

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran "will try to speed up" the case involving a detained U.S. more »»

Hiroshima trip by Obama stirs differing views across Pacific

May 23, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — Two very different visions of the hell that is war are seared into the minds of World War II survivors on opposite sides of the Pacific. more »»

UK's David Cameron warns of recession if Britain leaves EU

May 23, 2016

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron has warned that Britain would be plunged into a "do-it-yourself" recession if it votes to leave the European Union in the June 23 referendum. more »»

Obama: Taliban leader's death a 'milestone' for Afghan peace

May 23, 2016

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Barack Obama said Monday that the violent death of Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour by a U.S. more »»

The Latest: China applauds end of arms embargo for Vietnam

May 23, 2016

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Barack Obama's first visit to Vietnam (all times local):

4:25 p.m.

China is outwardly lauding the lifting of a U.S. more »»

Tajikistan vote allows president to rule indefinitely

May 23, 2016

DUSHANBE, Tajikistan (AP) — People in the Central Asian nation of Tajikistan have voted overwhelmingly to approve changes to the Constitution allowing the longtime authoritarian president to rule... more »»

Wild US election fascinates, worries Iran after nuclear deal

May 23, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — After decades of officially-imposed detachment from the "Great Satan," Iranians are this time transfixed by the wild U.S. more »»

Germany's Bayer makes $62 billion offer for Monsanto

May 23, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — German drug and chemicals company Bayer AG announced Monday that it has made a $62 billion offer to buy U.S.-based crops and seeds specialist Monsant. more »»

Australian leader's poll numbers sag 2 weeks into campaign

May 23, 2016

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's popularity dipped slightly in a poll published Monday two weeks into what appears to be a tight campaign ahead of July 2... more »»

Obama looks to boost economic, security ties in Asia

May 23, 2016

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Barack Obama's mission in Vietnam and Japan is to build stronger economic and security ties with Asian-Pacific allies anxious about the rise of an increasingly... more »»

Egypt sends submarine to hunt for crashed jet's black boxes

May 23, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt sent a submarine Sunday to join the hunt for the flight recorders from the EgyptAir jetliner that crashed in the Mediterranean and killed all 66 people aboard, while hundreds o... more »»

Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of Fallujah

May 23, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address... more »»

Egypt sends submarine to hunt for crashed jet's black boxes

May 22, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt sent a submarine Sunday to join the hunt for the flight recorders from the EgyptAir jetliner that crashed in the Mediterranean and killed all 66 people aboard, while hundreds o... more »»

Obama looks to boost economic, security ties in Asia

May 22, 2016

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Barack Obama's mission in Vietnam and Japan is to build stronger economic and security ties with Asian-Pacific allies anxious about the rise of an increasingly... more »»

Afghan leaders see Taliban leader's death as hopeful sign

May 22, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The killing of Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour in a U.. more »»

 
 
 

 

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