TV weather presenters don ties to highlight global warming

TV weather presenters around the world have teamed up to highlight the impact of climate change by wearing ties, pendants and badges with "warming stripes" while on air.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 6:12 am AKDT
Mattis to visit China as Taiwan, S. China Sea tensions rise

Mattis to visit China as Taiwan, S. China Sea tensions rise

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is visiting Beijing this week against the background of growing tensions over Taiwan, China's militarization of South China Sea and expanding overseas presence of the People's Liberation Army.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 5:35 pm AKDT
Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

Trump administration seeks to expand family detention for immigrants stopped along border.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 8:26 pm AKDT
New Zealand leader names daughter Neve, leaves hospital

New Zealand leader names daughter Neve, leaves hospital

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford have named their baby daughter Neve and say they want her to grow up in a world in which she can make choices about her family and career based on what she wants.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 4:25 pm AKDT

Police: 25 injured in building explosion in Germany

German police say 25 people were injured, four of them severely, when an explosion destroyed a building in the western city of Wuppertal.

Sunday, June 24th 2018, 1:44 am AKDT
Debate over migrants divides EU; Mini-summit seeks solutions

Debate over migrants divides EU; Mini-summit seeks solutions

Several EU leaders on Sunday will try to find common ground for tackling a growing political crisis over the management of migrants arriving on Europe's shores in search of better lives which threatens to undermine the entire EU project.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 1:04 am AKDT
The Latest: Monitors criticize Turkey for blocking 2 members

The Latest: Monitors criticize Turkey for blocking 2 members

Turkey's state-run news agency says authorities have arrested six people for allegedly insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of a campaign rally by his main opponent in Sunday's elections.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 11:35 pm AKDT
Saudi women hit the roads after driving ban is lifted

Saudi women hit the roads after driving ban is lifted

Saudi women steered their way through busy streets for the first time just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted.

Sunday, June 24th 2018, 12:24 am AKDT
France, Belgium seek UNESCO recognition for WWI memorials

France, Belgium seek UNESCO recognition for WWI memorials

France and Belgium are urging UNESCO to designate scores of their World War I memorials and cemeteries as World Heritage sites as the centennial remembrance of the 1914-1918 war nears its end.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 11:05 pm AKDT
Kushner rips Abbas, says Mideast peace plan due 'soon'

Kushner rips Abbas, says Mideast peace plan due 'soon'

Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's Mideast envoy, says the administration will soon present its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, with or without input from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 11:55 pm AKDT

Erdogan seeks to cement power in Turkey's high-stakes votes

Polls have opened for Turkey's high-stakes presidential and parliamentary elections which could consolidate President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's hold on power or curtail his political ambitions.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 9:15 pm AKDT
As driving ban lifted, Saudi women in crosshairs of change

As driving ban lifted, Saudi women in crosshairs of change

Saudi women in the crosshairs of progress and patriarchy as they prepare to drive for the first time.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 9:33 am AKDT
2nd person dies after blast at Ethiopia rally, minister says

2nd person dies after blast at Ethiopia rally, minister says

2nd person dies after blast at massive Ethiopia rally, health minister says; 9 arrested.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 11:55 pm AKDT
Zimbabwe rules out state of emergency after blast at rally

Zimbabwe rules out state of emergency after blast at rally

Zimbabwe rules out state of emergency after blast at president's campaign rally injures 41.

Sunday, June 24th 2018, 1:45 am AKDT
UK euroskeptics urge PM May to prepare for 'no deal' Brexit

UK euroskeptics urge PM May to prepare for 'no deal' Brexit

Pro-Brexit politicians and business figures are urging British Prime Minister Theresa May to be ready to walk away from the European Union without a trade agreement, despite warnings from major manufacturers that a "no deal" Brexit would be disastrous.

Sunday, June 24th 2018, 1:44 am AKDT

US moves 100 coffins to N. Korean border for war remains

The U.S. military says it is moving "assets" to a U.S. air base near South Korea's capital and to the inter-Korean border to prepare for North Korea's returning of the remains of U.S. soldiers who have been missing since the 1950-53 Korean War.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 1:16 am AKDT
Saudi women are now driving as longstanding ban ends

Saudi women are now driving as longstanding ban ends

Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their country and steering their way through busy city streets just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 1:26 pm AKDT

Airbus threatens to leave Britain in case of no-deal Brexit

Aviation giant airbus has threatened to leave Britain if the country fails to secure a withdrawal deal on leaving the European Union.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 12:02 am AKDT
EU imposes tariffs on US peanuts, motorcycles and whiskey

EU imposes tariffs on US peanuts, motorcycles and whiskey

The European Union is enforcing tariffs on $3.4 billion in U.S. products as of Friday in retaliation to duties the Trump administration has put on European steel and aluminum.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 2:03 am AKDT
OPEC and allies agree to share oil production increase

OPEC and allies agree to share oil production increase

OPEC nations and oil-producing countries not in the cartel say they have agreed to share increased oil production a day after OPEC announced it would pump more crude oil _ a move that should help contain the recent rise in global energy prices.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 5:53 am AKDT
The Latest: Auto trade group decries Trump's tariff threat

The Latest: Auto trade group decries Trump's tariff threat

The Latest: As trade tensions rise, Trump threatens 20 percent tariff on EU cars.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 7:13 am AKDT
Stars flock to the Dior debut of Kim Jones at Paris menswear

Stars flock to the Dior debut of Kim Jones at Paris menswear

Paris' frenetic menswear shows are highlighting bright colors and attracting huge crowds and VIPs.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 7:33 am AKDT

Mexican soccer fans and pride marchers mingle in celebration

Soccer fans have converged on Mexico's Angel of Independence to celebrate the national team's second win in the World Cup.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 11:15 am AKDT

Egypt officer who thought to break Israeli Bar Lev line dies

Egypt's state-owned media says the army officer credited with the idea to destroy the Bar Lev line on the Suez Canal's eastern bank during the 1973 Arab Israeli war has died.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 10:24 am AKDT

Zimbabwe leader calls assassination attempt 'cowardly act'

Zimbabwe state media report explosion at president's campaign rally; Mnangagwa not hurt.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 5:45 am AKDT

1 dead after attack at huge rally for Ethiopia's new PM

Ethiopians by the thousands rally in support of new, reformist prime minister.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 11:04 pm AKDT

IS demands release of Iraq women prisoners in hostage video

The Islamic State group has released a hostage video demanding the release of all Sunni women prisoners from Iraqi jails.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 8:04 am AKDT

Romanian president to seek new term, backs corruption fight

Romania's president says he will seek a new term, pledging to fight corruption after the leader of the ruling Social Democratic Party was convicted for abuse in office.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 8:04 am AKDT

The Latest: Police say 6 arrested after Ethiopia blast

The Latest: Explosion at rally for Ethiopia's new prime minister; 'few' reported injured.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 11:15 pm AKDT

'Game of Thrones' co-stars Kit Harington, Rose Leslie wed

Former "Game of Thrones" co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are marrying at the bride's family castle in Scotland.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 6:04 am AKDT
Macron proposes migrant centers in Europe to assess cases

Macron proposes migrant centers in Europe to assess cases

French President Emmanuel Macron wants to create closed migrant centers on European soil so authorities can quickly decide whether arriving migrants are eligible to apply for asylum.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 9:45 am AKDT
Campaign promises galore in last day before Turkish election

Campaign promises galore in last day before Turkish election

Candidates in Turkey are campaigning for the last remaining hours before a propaganda ban begins ahead of Sunday's critical presidential and parliamentary elections.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 3:45 am AKDT

Argentina: cocaine seized in World Cup trophy replicas

The security minister of Buenos Aires province said Friday that police have broken up an organization that trafficked marijuana and cocaine in fake World Cup trophies.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 8:34 am AKDT

The Latest: Zimbabwe leader says blast went off inches away

The Latest: State media calls Zimbabwe blast at president's rally an assassination attempt.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 6:36 am AKDT

Poland's Walesa urges opposition to unite ahead of elections

Poland's former president and pro-democracy leader, Lech Walesa, says he is joining forces with anti-government opposition to prevent the right-wing ruling party from winning elections that will be held on all levels in 2018-2020.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 7:24 am AKDT

Syria army widens offensive on rebel-held areas in southwest

Syria state media and opposition activists say Syrian government troops are advancing on rebel-held areas in the country's southwestern region amid intense clashes in a widening offensive, shattering a U.S-backed truce.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 4:35 am AKDT
The Latest: Macron wants asylum centers to hold migrants

The Latest: Macron wants asylum centers to hold migrants

Spanish authorities say they have rescued 569 migrants crossing the Mediterranean from North Africa to Spain by boat.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 5:15 am AKDT
Pro-EU protesters march in London, demand new vote on Brexit

Pro-EU protesters march in London, demand new vote on Brexit

Leading Brexit supporters are talking tough, and opponents are taking to the streets, on the second anniversary of Britain's vote to leave the European Union.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 1:43 am AKDT
Israelis, Palestinians await William's inaugural royal visit

Israelis, Palestinians await William's inaugural royal visit

Prince William is set to arrive in Israel and the Palestinian territories this week for the first official visit of a member of the British royal family.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 6:56 am AKDT

Pakistani Taliban choose new chief in place of Fazlullah

Pakistani Taliban militants have chosen a religious scholar as their new chief in place of Mullah Fazlullah killed earlier this month in a U.S. drone strike.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 5:45 am AKDT

Palestinian official: US peace plan doomed to fail

The Palestinian president's spokesman says any American peace plan that bypasses the Palestinians is doomed to fail.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 6:36 am AKDT

Vatican convicts ex-diplomat of child porn distribution

The Vatican tribunal convicted a former Holy See diplomat and sentenced him to five years in prison for possessing and distributing child pornography in the first such trial of its kind inside the Vatican that was sparked by a Canadian-U.S. investigation.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 4:44 am AKDT
Protests in Spain over sex case; 5 suspects at home on bail

Protests in Spain over sex case; 5 suspects at home on bail

Five Spanish men whose acquittal of gang rape charges and conviction on a lesser felony caused widespread outrage are back at home while a court considers their appeals against their nine-year prison sentences.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 4:54 am AKDT

Congo says it will give Bemba diplomatic passport to return

Congo to give Bemba, acquitted on appeal of war crimes at ICC, a diplomatic passport to return.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 2:34 am AKDT

The Latest: Ex-Vatican diplomat convicted for child porn

Prosecutors have asked the Vatican tribunal to convict and sentence to more than five years a former Holy See diplomat who admitted to downloading child pornography during what he called a period of "fragility" over a job transfer.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 4:04 am AKDT
Popular hashtags take sides on Egypt president's leadership

Popular hashtags take sides on Egypt president's leadership

Tens of thousands of Egyptians have set social media alight with tweets on opposing hashtags, one calling on President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to resign and another praising his leadership.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 1:34 am AKDT

Ex-soccer star says Iran officials barred him from program

The former captain of Spain's national soccer team, Carles Puyol, is claiming that Iranian TV officials barred him from appearing as a World Cup commentator because of his long hair.

Saturday, June 23rd 2018, 3:34 am AKDT

Ex-S. Korean premier Kim Jong-pil, spy agency founder, dies

Kim Jong-pil, who founded South Korea's spy agency and whose political skills earned him two tenures as prime minister, under his dictator boss and later under a man his agency once kidnapped, has died.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 5:35 pm AKDT
Plans unclear for reuniting separated immigrant children

Plans unclear for reuniting separated immigrant children

About 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the border have been reunited since May, a senior Trump administration official says.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 2:05 am AKDT
Many Brazilians look to military amid anger at politicians

Many Brazilians look to military amid anger at politicians

Many Brazilians look to the military amid anger at politicians, believing only the armed forces can root out corruption and put Latin America's largest nation back on track.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 7:16 am AKDT
Trump pushes back against border separation uproar

Trump pushes back against border separation uproar

President Donald Trump is highlighting the plight of Americans whose loved ones were killed by people who entered the country illegally.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 11:25 am AKDT

UN: Basic human rights being 'chiseled away' in Venezuela

A U.N. report says the rule of law in Venezuela is quickly eroding as officials allow government security forces to kill citizens without any apparent consequences.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 2:25 am AKDT

US officials say girl on Time cover isn't separated from mom

The father of the girl who is pictured crying on the cover of this week's Time magazine says the Honduran foreign ministry told him that his daughter is detained with her mother in McAllen, Texas, and the two have not been separated.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 10:05 am AKDT

The Latest: US condemns truce violations in southern Syria

Syrian President Bashar Assad has told a Russian television station that he thinks it would be pointless to have talks with the United States.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 8:24 am AKDT
Jailed filmmaker in Russia loses 44 pounds on hunger strike

Jailed filmmaker in Russia loses 44 pounds on hunger strike

A lawyer for a Ukrainian filmmaker who has been on hunger strike for more than a month in a Russian prison says his client has lost about 20 kilograms (44 pounds) and is severely weak.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 11:43 am AKDT

Activists: Syrian government steps up offensive in southwest

Syrian activists: Government forces keep up pressure on strategic southwest, drop barrel bombs on rebel-held areas.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 6:13 am AKDT

UN puts together a 'Youth World Cup' in New York

While the World Cup plays out in Russia, dozens of New York City children are set to play in a U.N.-sponsored youth version of the global soccer tournament.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 11:25 am AKDT
OPEC agrees to pump more oil but crude prices jump anyway

OPEC agrees to pump more oil but crude prices jump anyway

Saudi Arabia's oil minister says officials from major oil-producing nations will discuss a proposal to increase output by about 1 million barrels per day.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 2:03 am AKDT
For once in a tie, Greek PM Tsipras hails new debt deal

For once in a tie, Greek PM Tsipras hails new debt deal

Greece's borrowing costs have dropped and Greek shares posted significant gains as investors react to new debt relief terms agreed by the country's creditors two months ahead the end of its eight-year bailout program.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 12:42 am AKDT
Romanian party leader convicted of graft vows to change laws

Romanian party leader convicted of graft vows to change laws

Leaders of Romania's ruling Social Democratic Party are rallying around their powerful leader after he was handed a 3½-year jail sentence for abuse of office.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 4:53 am AKDT

Former Vatican diplomat Capella admits accessing child porn

A former Vatican diploma on trial for possession of a large quantity of child pornography has admitted the charges during the first hearing of an expedited trial inside the Vatican.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 10:25 am AKDT

Greek leader dons tie in sartorial relief over bailout end

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has donned a tie, for the first time in more than three years in office, to celebrate the debt relief deal agreed by the country's creditors.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 9:42 am AKDT

UN chief to meet with US secretary of state

The U.N. says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is expected to meet with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss "issues of mutual concern," which likely include the Middle East peace process and North Korea.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 10:05 am AKDT

Slovenian lawmakers elect conservative parliament speaker

Slovenian lawmakers have overwhelmingly elected a conservative leader as parliamentary speaker while talks continue on forming a ruling coalition after this month's inconclusive election.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 10:45 am AKDT
The Latest: Chart shows Turkish candidates' unequal coverage

The Latest: Chart shows Turkish candidates' unequal coverage

The Latest: Chart shows unequal TV coverage of candidates in Turkish elections.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 10:25 am AKDT

Gaza officials: 20 Palestinians wounded at Israeli border

Gaza's Health Ministry says 20 Palestinians were injured by Israeli fire along the border fence.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 10:05 am AKDT

Rights group warns blocking aid in Yemen endangers millions

An international rights group says Yemen's warring parties are obstructing crucial aid to the Red Sea port of Hodeida endangering millions in what is already the world's worst humanitarian crisis.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 6:34 am AKDT

South Sudan peace deal attempt fails as Kiir rejects Machar

South Sudan peace deal attempt fails as Kiir rejects rival Machar; 'We have had enough of him'.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 2:25 am AKDT
Cyprus, Israel, Greece pledge deeper military ties

Cyprus, Israel, Greece pledge deeper military ties

The defense ministers of Cyprus, Israel and Greece have pledged to forge deeper military ties in order to better counter common threats and to help bolster security in a tumultuous region.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 3:43 am AKDT

UK service celebrates 'Windrush generation' from Caribbean

Prime Minister Theresa May has joined more than 2,000 people at London's Westminster Abbey to celebrate the contribution of immigrants from the Caribbean, 70 years to the day after hundreds of West Indians arrived to help rebuild war-scarred Britain.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 5:35 am AKDT

UN expert slams US on poverty, quitting global rights body

A human rights expert is criticizing the United States for failing to tackle poverty, days after Washington quit the United Nations body that appointed him.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 4:53 am AKDT

After US, Israel also backs away from UN human rights body

Diplomats in Geneva say Israel has temporarily reduced its participation with the U.N. Human Rights Council, days after the United States pulled out.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 5:55 am AKDT
Gorbachev: Putin, Trump should focus on arms control

Gorbachev: Putin, Trump should focus on arms control

Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev says that if Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump hold a summit, they should focus on curbing the US-Russia arms race and ensuring strategic stability.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 6:55 am AKDT
Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa leaves hospital after fall

Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa leaves hospital after fall

Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa has been discharged from a Madrid hospital, 24 hours after sustaining light injuries in a fall at home.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 6:53 am AKDT

Trump's Mideast team meets Israeli premier over peace plan

President Donald Trump's Mideast team has met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Israel as part of a visit with regional leaders to discuss its plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 5:55 am AKDT

Greece's Aegean in $5.8 billion deal for new Airbus planes

Greece's dominant Aegean airlines says it has signed a 5 billion-euro ($5.8 billion) deal with Airbus to buy up to 42 new A320 neo passenger aircraft.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 6:53 am AKDT
German chancellor says migration meeting a 'first exchange'

German chancellor says migration meeting a 'first exchange'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has visited a public school in central Beirut, where many of the students are Syrian.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 2:44 am AKDT
South Korean president in Russia to boost economic ties

South Korean president in Russia to boost economic ties

South Korean President Moon Jae-in is in Moscow on a state visit intended to boost bilateral economic ties.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 4:53 am AKDT

Italy's interior minister says Malta should take rescue boat

Italy's interior minister says Malta should allow a Dutch-flagged rescue ship with 224 migrants to make port there because the ship is now in Maltese waters.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 2:25 am AKDT

New leaders tapped for Berlin film festival from 2020

Carlo Chatrian, the director of the Locarno film festival, and German movie industry official Mariette Rissenbeek have been tapped to take charge of the Berlin International Film Festival starting in 2020.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 5:32 am AKDT
The Latest: 12 hurt when van with migrants flips in Croatia

The Latest: 12 hurt when van with migrants flips in Croatia

Police say a van carrying migrants has overturned in northwestern Croatia, injuring 12 people.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 6:13 am AKDT
Paul McCartney drives down memory lane for 'Carpool Karaoke'

Paul McCartney drives down memory lane for 'Carpool Karaoke'

It was a magical mystery tour as Paul McCartney led James Corden through his hometown during a "Carpool Karaoke" segment on CBS' "Late Late Show.".

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 5:32 am AKDT

New East Timor government marred by corruption allegations

East Timor's president is refusing to swear in 11 members of Cabinet because of corruption investigations, marring the formation of a new government following a protracted political stalemate in the young nation.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 2:06 am AKDT

Rights body: Poland's laws on judges weaken corruption fight

Europe's top human rights body has criticized the erosion of judicial independence in Poland and says this will also affect the country's ability to fight corruption.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 4:53 am AKDT
The Latest: Germany: Much work still undone before Brexit

The Latest: Germany: Much work still undone before Brexit

Germany says it may be possible to stick to the current timetable for negotiating Britain's exit from the European Union for next March, but much work still needs to be done.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 4:52 am AKDT
Fatal fight sets off anti-India protests, clashes in Kashmir

Fatal fight sets off anti-India protests, clashes in Kashmir

Police say at least two rebels, a police official and a civilian were killed during a gunbattle in disputed Kashmir, triggering anti-India protests and clashes in which at least 20 have been injured.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 2:06 am AKDT
Rival Koreas agree to August reunions of war-split families

Rival Koreas agree to August reunions of war-split families

North and South Korea have agreed to hold temporary reunions of families divided by the 1950-53 Korean War as they boost reconciliation efforts amid a diplomatic push to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 3:44 am AKDT

Catalan secessionists cut formal ties with Spanish monarchy

Catalonia's pro-independence political leaders are snubbing the Spanish king in their latest public challenge to rule from Madrid.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 3:43 am AKDT
Russia says evidence of Syria chemical attacks was faked

Russia says evidence of Syria chemical attacks was faked

Russia says the U.S. and its allies have relied on fabricated evidence to accuse the Syrian government of launching chemical attacks against civilians.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 3:43 am AKDT
Rival Koreas agree to reunions of war-separated families

Rival Koreas agree to reunions of war-separated families

North and South Korea have agreed to hold temporary reunions of families divided by the 1950-53 Korean War in August as they boost reconciliation efforts amid a diplomatic push to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 3:43 am AKDT
'He cried and hugged me': Brazilian still separated from son

'He cried and hugged me': Brazilian still separated from son

A Brazilian man who was detained at the US-Mexico border was separated from his 9-year-old son and has not seen him in 26 days.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 1:46 am AKDT
Indonesia court sentences cleric behind attacks to death

Indonesia court sentences cleric behind attacks to death

An Indonesian court has sentenced radical cleric Aman Abdurrahman to death for ordering Islamic State group-affiliated militants to carry out attacks including the January 2016 suicide bombing at a Starbucks in Jakarta.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 1:46 am AKDT
After giving birth, New Zealand leader craves mac-n-cheese

After giving birth, New Zealand leader craves mac-n-cheese

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is regaining her strength with macaroni and cheese and plans to spend at least one more night in an Auckland hospital with her newborn girl.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 1:46 am AKDT
Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight

Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight

Trump got in the first jabs; now the world is punching back as trade brawl spreads.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 9:12 pm AKDT

China blocks John Oliver on social media after scathing show

A popular Chinese social media site is blocking users from posting about "Last Week Tonight" and its host John Oliver after the HBO news satire program aired a segment making fun of Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 8:12 pm AKDT
2 Koreas discuss holding new reunions of war-split families

2 Koreas discuss holding new reunions of war-split families

North and South Korea are discussing the arrangements for reunions of families divided by the 1950-53 Korean War as the rivals boost reconciliation amid a diplomatic push to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 1:46 am AKDT

Eurozone gets deal to pave way for end to Greece's bailout

Eurozone nations are working on the final elements of a plan to get Greece successfully out of its eight-year bailout program and keep its massive debt burden manageable.

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 4:22 am AKDT
US diplomat thinks Trump's UK itinerary includes the queen

US diplomat thinks Trump's UK itinerary includes the queen

A top official at the U.S. Embassy in London says he thinks President Donald Trump will meet Queen Elizabeth II during his visit to Britain next month.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 1:26 am AKDT

Suu Kyi says outside hate narratives driving Myanmar tension

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been quoted as saying "hate narratives from outside the country" have fueled the communal tensions between Muslim Rohingya and Buddhist Rakhine.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 1:46 am AKDT

NK pledges to destroy missile test engine site

The Trump administration has identified the missile test engine site that it says North Korea has pledged to destroy, but the president's latest comments raised new questions about what concessions Pyongyang has made.

Friday, June 22nd 2018, 1:26 am AKDT

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