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The Latest: Number of Romanians killed in quake rises to 10

August 27, 2016

ASCOLI PICENO, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the Italian earthquake (all times local):

1:15 p.. more »»

Tunisia's new government seeks stronger economy, security

August 27, 2016

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's Parliament has approved Youssef Chahed as prime minister along with a new government focused on boosting the economy and fighting terrorism. more »»

The Latest: Quake funeral underway; bishop urges courage

August 27, 2016

ASCOLI PICENO, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the Italian earthquake (all times local):

11:50 a.m. more »»

Tears flow as Italy prepares state funeral for quake dead

August 27, 2016

ASCOLI PICENO, Italy (AP) — A young man wept over a little girl's small white coffin, while a woman nearby gently stroked another white coffin ahead of a state funeral in Italy for some of the... more »»

Bangladesh police kill 3, including suspect in Dhaka attack

August 27, 2016

NEW DELHI (AP) — Police in Bangladesh killed three suspected militants Saturday, including an alleged mastermind of a major attack on a cafe last month that left 20 people dead. more »»

Italian president visits quake town, thanks rescue workers

August 27, 2016

ASCOLI PICENO, Italy (AP) — Italian President Sergio Mattarella paid a visit on Saturday to Amatrice, a town devastated in the earthquake that hit central Italy this week and the place with the... more »»

Despite progress, US-Russia fall short on truce for Syria

August 27, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The United States and Russia say they have resolved a number of issues standing in the way of restoring a nationwide truce to Syria and opening up aid deliveries, but were unable... more »»

UN condemns 4 North Korean ballistic missile launches

August 27, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. more »»

N. Korea says UN condemnation of missile tests 'provocation'

August 27, 2016

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday expressed anger at United Nations Security Council discussions over a statement denouncing the country's latest submarine-launched missile... more »»

Top French court rules burkini bans violate basic freedoms

August 27, 2016

PARIS (AP) — France's top administrative court on Friday overturned a ban on burkinis in a Mediterranean beach resort, effectively meaning that towns can no longer issue bans on the swimsuits tha... more »»

Bolivian president, opposition spar over official's killing

August 26, 2016

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — President Evo Morales and his political opponents traded recriminations Friday over the shocking beating death of a high-ranking government official by protesting miners wh... more »»

US, Russia fall short on deal to restore Syria truce

August 26, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The United States and Russia said Friday they had resolved a number of issues standing in the way of restoring a nationwide truce to Syria and opening up aid deliveries, but were... more »»

Photograph of separated elderly Canada couple gets attention

August 26, 2016

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A photograph of a crying elderly Canadian couple in wheelchairs, separated into two different care homes after 62 years of marriage because no beds were... more »»

UN renews commitment to help implement Colombia cease-fire

August 26, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. more »»

Comfort food: Eat all'amatriciana to help quake victims

August 26, 2016

ROME (AP) — Food lovers and chefs in Italy and beyond are urging restaurants to serve up more pasta all'amatriciana in a move to support the quake-hit hometown of the hearty dis. more »»

Rebels, civilians leave town after four-year siege

August 26, 2016

DARAYA, Syria (AP) — Escorted by armed troops, dozens of insurgents and their families left this war-wrecked suburb of the Syrian capital on Friday as part of a forced evacuation deal struck with... more »»

Survival of quake victims depends on many factors

August 26, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — How long can people survive in the rubble of an earthquake?

A week or more under the best circumstances, some experts say. more »»

Kurdish militants claim deadly car bomb attack in Turkey

August 26, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Kurdish suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden truck into a checkpoint near a police station Friday in southeast Turkey, killing at least 11 police officers and woundin... more »»

Top French court rules burkini bans violate basic freedoms

August 26, 2016

PARIS (AP) — France's top administrative court on Friday overturned a ban on burkinis in a Mediterranean beach resort, effectively meaning that towns can no longer issue bans on the swimsuits tha... more »»

Quake damaged roads threaten access to Italy town

August 26, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Rescue workers acknowledged Friday they might not find any more survivors from Italy's earthquake as they confronted a new obstacle to their recovery work: a powerful... more »»

 
 
 

 

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