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The Latest: Diplomats agree to Syria cease-fire in a week

February 12, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria, the refugee crisis and security talks in Munich, Germany. (all times local):

2 a.m.

U.S. more »»

The Latest: Trump: Pope is ill-informed on US-Mexico border

February 11, 2016

PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The Latest from the 2016 campaign trail (all times local):

6:03 p.m. more »»

Italy urged Egypt for help hours after student disappeared

February 11, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Italian officials contacted Egyptian authorities hours after a student later found tortured to death disappeared in central Cairo last month, according to an official summary of earl... more »»

Berlin Film Festival jury questioned over diversity

February 11, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — The Berlin International Film Festival became embroiled Thursday in the debate about diversity in the movie industry, with jury president Meryl Streep dismissing questions about the... more »»

Obama administration opening 2-front campaign on Syria

February 11, 2016

MUNICH (AP) — The Obama administration opened a two-front campaign on Syria on Thursday with a push to end one war there and step up another. more »»

Riot at prison in northern Mexico leaves 49 inmates dead

February 11, 2016

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — A brawl between rival drug gangs at an overcrowded penitentiary in northern Mexico turned into a riot Thursday, leaving 49 inmates dead and 12 injured in the country's... more »»

Final arguments wrapped in Habre trial; verdict in May

February 11, 2016

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The lawyers for former Chad dictator Hissene Habre closed their final statements Thursday by dismissing the credibility of testimony and reports that placed direct blame on... more »»

Riot at prison in northern Mexico leaves 52 inmates dead

February 11, 2016

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — A brawl between rival drug gangs at an overcrowded penitentiary in northern Mexico turned into a riot Thursday, leaving 52 inmates dead and 12 injured in the country's... more »»

Ireland slams threats to reporters covering Dublin gang war

February 11, 2016

DUBLIN (AP) — Two reporters covering the Dublin gang war have received death threats from criminals because of their work, but they won't be deterred from exposing Ireland's underworld, the... more »»

Nigerian suicide bomber gets cold feet, refuses to kill

February 11, 2016

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Strapped with a booby-trapped vest and sent by the extremist Boko Haram group to kill as many people as possible, the young teenage girl tore off the explosives and fled as... more »»

The Latest: George W. Bush to campaign in SC with Jeb

February 11, 2016

PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The Latest from the 2016 campaign trail (all times local):

3:46 p.m.

The brothers Bush are officially hitting the trail together. more »»

NATO orders warships into Aegean to help ease migrant crisis

February 11, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — In a dramatic response to Europe's gravest refugee crisis since World War II, NATO ordered three warships to sail immediately Thursday to the Aegean Sea to help end the deadly... more »»

Economy focus of S. African nation speech, despite heckling

February 11, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's struggling economy was the focus point of the president's state-of-the-nation address on Thursday, which went ahead despite disruptions and heckling from... more »»

Moroccan freed from Guantanamo now out of jail in homeland

February 11, 2016

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — A former Guantanamo Bay prisoner who was jailed again after returning to Morocco in September has been released, but still waits to learn whether he will be charged with... more »»

Syrian saved from tip of submerged boat unsure of future

February 11, 2016

BALIKESIR, Turkey (AP) — A Syrian man saved in a dramatic rescue operation following a migrant boat accident says his goal was to reach Germany but now he is unsure of his future. more »»

Cyprus president: peace talks headway on governance, economy

February 11, 2016

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Peace talks aimed at reunifying ethnically split Cyprus have made significant progress on how power will be shared with breakaway Turkish Cypriots and how the economy will... more »»

The Latest: Syria talks underway in Munich

February 11, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria, the refugee crisis and security talks in Munich, Germany. (all times local):

9:00 p.m. more »»

George Clooney hopes to meet Merkel to discuss refugees

February 11, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Actor George Clooney says he plans to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the situation in Syria, which has contributed to the surge in refugees coming to Europe over th... more »»

52 dead, 12 injured in riot at northern Mexico prison

February 11, 2016

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — A brutal fight between rival factions killed 52 inmates and injured 12 at a prison in northern Mexico on Thursday, the state governor said.

Nuevo Leon Gov. more »»

 
 
 

 

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