Diaz-Canel replaces Raul Castro as Cuba's president

Diaz-Canel replaces Raul Castro as Cuba's president

A 57-year-old bureaucrat will take Raul Castro's place as the president of Cuba on Thursday as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival of one of the world's last communist states.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 8:11 pm AKDT
Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim

Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim

President Donald Trump is leaving himself plenty of wiggle room when it comes to a summit with North Korea's leader, saying he will bail out of the meeting if he decides it won't produce results.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 8:52 pm AKDT
The Latest: Castro says Diaz-Canel may also gain party post

The Latest: Castro says Diaz-Canel may also gain party post

Raul Castro has passed Cuba's presidency to Miguel Diaz-Canel, putting the island's government in the hands of a non-Castro for the first time in nearly six decades.

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 5:42 am AKDT
Turkey's weak opposition scrambles to challenge Erdogan

Turkey's weak opposition scrambles to challenge Erdogan

Turkey's weak opposition is scrambling to mount a meaningful challenge against strongman President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with just nine weeks to prepare for snap elections.

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 7:12 am AKDT

Ancient coins, bracelets looted from Romania return home

Romanian authorities display a treasure trove of coins and bracelets from the 1st century which were stolen from western Romania and illegally secreted out of the country.

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 5:22 am AKDT

Women take fall in Nobel scandal for man's alleged misdeeds

Another woman wants to resign from the Swedish Academy awarding the Nobel Literature Prize, bringing the total number of board members who have quit to eight.

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 2:53 am AKDT
California reaches deal on National Guard border mission

California reaches deal on National Guard border mission

Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 11:01 pm AKDT

Fate of US citizen with ties to IS in hands of judge

A federal judge is weighing the fate of a US citizen who has been accused of working with Islamic State militants in Syria, but never charged.

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 7:15 am AKDT
Syrian rebels hand over arms, leave another town near Douma

Syrian rebels hand over arms, leave another town near Douma

Syrian state media: Hundreds of rebels hand over weapons, start leaving another town northeast of Damascus.

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 2:32 am AKDT

Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe 'bromance'

Trump rejects Abe's efforts to win a pass on tariffs for Japan and persuade US to rejoin TPP trade deal, showing the limits of their 'bromance'.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 9:02 pm AKDT
Poland marks 75th anniversary of uprising in Warsaw Ghetto

Poland marks 75th anniversary of uprising in Warsaw Ghetto

People in Warsaw are pinning paper daffodils to their clothes as the Polish capital begins a day of commemorations on the 75th anniversary of the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 11:51 pm AKDT
Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking point

Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking point

South Korean President Moon Jae-in says North Korea hasn't asked for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Korean Peninsula as a precondition for abandoning his nuclear weapons.

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 6:44 am AKDT
Germany's Merkel appears open to compromise on EU reforms

Germany's Merkel appears open to compromise on EU reforms

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has signaled her willingness to find compromises with France when it comes to reforming the European Union, as she hosted French President Emmanuel Macron for talks in Berlin.

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 5:42 am AKDT

Man with 3 faces: Frenchman gets 2nd face transplant

In a medical first, a French surgeon says he has performed a second face transplant on the same patient _ who is now doing well and even spent a recent weekend in Brittany.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 7:20 am AKDT

UN health agency: Dengue vaccine shouldn't be used widely

The World Health Organization says that the first-ever vaccine for dengue needs to be dealt with in "a much safer way" and mostly given to people previously infected with the disease.

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 6:56 am AKDT
First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

Saudi Arabia heralds opening of cinemas, screens Hollywood's 'Black Panther' in country's first movie theater.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 9:32 pm AKDT

Kremlin says nationalizing sanction-hit Rusal is an option

The Kremlin says a temporary nationalization of aluminum producer Rusal is being discussed after the company was hit by United States sanctions.

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 6:32 am AKDT

Russia joins bid to win compensation over US metals tariffs

Russia has joined the European Union, India and China in demanding compensation from the United States for its tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum.

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 3:32 am AKDT
Russia takes heavy hand to internet to block messaging app

Russia takes heavy hand to internet to block messaging app

The chief of the Russian communications watchdog has admitted to blocking access to millions of IP addresses in a so far futile attempt to block a popular messaging app.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 4:11 am AKDT
Facebook adds privacy settings to comply with European rules

Facebook adds privacy settings to comply with European rules

Facebook is introducing more privacy safeguards to users in Europe to comply with new rules meant to make it easier for consumers to give and withdraw consent for the use of their data.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 1:33 am AKDT
Iceland: Bitcoin heist suspect has likely fled to Sweden

Iceland: Bitcoin heist suspect has likely fled to Sweden

A man suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies has likely fled to Sweden after breaking out of a prison in Iceland.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 3:41 am AKDT

Corruption watchdog: G-20 moving slowly against tax havens

An international corruption watchdog group says the world's Group of 20 industrialized and developing nations have made only slow progress improving the legal tools to ensure transparency.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 8:22 pm AKDT

Attacker in Berlin skullcap case turns himself in to police

A 19-year-old Syrian asylum seeker has turned himself in to police after his violent attack on a man wearing a Jewish skullcap in Berlin caused outrage across Germany.

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 5:52 am AKDT

Better than a beach photo: Christie spends $85K on portrait

Former Gov. Chris Christie's official portrait will carry an $85,000 price tag, higher than his three predecessors combined.

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 6:12 am AKDT

Greek court backs release of Turkish officer seeking asylum

Greece's highest court has imposed severe restrictions on the movements of 1 of 8 Turkish servicemen applying for asylum in Greece after fleeing Turkey following a failed 2016 coup there, while he waits for a definitive decision on his asylum application.

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 3:52 am AKDT

Egypt exhibiting previously unseen Ptolemaic artifacts

Egypt is exhibiting artifacts from the Ptolemaic period for the first time in The Egyptian Museum in Cairo.

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 6:12 am AKDT
Israel celebrates its 70th birthday with parties and BBQ's

Israel celebrates its 70th birthday with parties and BBQ's

Israel is celebrating 70 years since the modern Jewish state was created.

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 5:32 am AKDT

Cambridge Analytica ex-CEO refuses to testify in UK

The British Parliament's media committee says Cambridge Analytica's former CEO, Alexander Nix, says he'll no longer testify at un upcoming session on fake news, citing an ongoing investigation by the information commissioner's office.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 5:20 am AKDT
2,000 Kachin trapped by Myanmar fighting lack food, medicine

2,000 Kachin trapped by Myanmar fighting lack food, medicine

Leaders in the Kachin ethnic community say 2,000 civilians are trapped in the jungle after fleeing clashes between Myanmar's army and Kachin guerrillas and need urgent medical attention.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 9:51 pm AKDT

Taiwan calls Chinese military drills a threat to region

Taiwan's government says recent Chinese military drills aim to intimidate the island and are a threat to regional peace and stability.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 9:24 pm AKDT

Quake, at least 5.5 in magnitude, strikes southern Iran

US Geological Survey: Magnitude 5.5 quake hits southern Iran near nuclear plant; felt in Bahrain, Persian Gulf.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 11:21 pm AKDT
The Latest: AP source: Pompeo, Kim discussed held Americans

The Latest: AP source: Pompeo, Kim discussed held Americans

President Donald Trump is confirming that his CIA director met with Kim Jong Un in North Korea "last week" in anticipation of their potential summit.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 3:13 am AKDT
US manufacturers seek relief from steel and aluminum tariffs

US manufacturers seek relief from steel and aluminum tariffs

Small and medium-size US manufacturers seek exemptions from Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 12:41 pm AKDT

Correction: Malaysia-Mahathir Interview story

Former Malaysian strongman Mahathir Mohamad tells The Associated Press the opposition is getting an increase in support from rural ethnic Malays and a 30 percent swing may be enough to secure victory.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 10:21 pm AKDT
Japan finance official quits over alleged sexual misconduct

Japan finance official quits over alleged sexual misconduct

Japan's vice finance minister resigned over sexual harassment allegations in the latest embarrassment for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 5:31 pm AKDT
Erdogan catches Turkey off guard by calling early elections

Erdogan catches Turkey off guard by calling early elections

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is meeting the leader of the country's main nationalist party to discuss his political ally's surprise call for early elections.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 4:21 am AKDT

UN team fired on at suspected Syria chemical attack site

International chemical weapons inspectors do not appear to have visited the site of a suspected attack in Syria after days of delays by Syrian and Russian authorities.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 1:01 am AKDT

Shallow Indonesia quake kills 3, damages hundreds of homes

A shallow earthquake in central Indonesia has killed three people and damaged more than 300 homes.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 8:01 pm AKDT
Croat officials halt Serbia visit over far-right incident

Croat officials halt Serbia visit over far-right incident

A Croatian parliamentary delegation has cut short a visit to neighboring Serbia after a far-right leader convicted of war crimes reportedly stamped on the Croatian national flag and insulted officials.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 7:41 am AKDT
First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

Residents of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 2:11 am AKDT

First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

Saudi Arabia will hold a private screening of the Hollywood blockbuster "Black Panther" to herald the launch of movie theaters that are set to open to the public next month.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 1:31 am AKDT
Polish ghetto survivor worries about rising nationalism

Polish ghetto survivor worries about rising nationalism

Marian Kalwary, an 87-year-old survivor of the Warsaw ghetto remembers the horrors that he witnessed there as a boy.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 11:44 am AKDT

Miguel Diaz-Canel selected as next president of Cuba

Cuban state media say the country's National Assembly will elect a new president on Wednesday but will only announce the replacement for Raul Castro the following day.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 2:52 am AKDT

Remnants of migrant caravan move toward US-Mexico border

The remnants of a migrant caravan of Central Americans that drew the ire of President Donald Trump are continuing on their journey north through Mexico toward the U.S. border.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 8:41 am AKDT
Britain spy case: Watchdog rejects Russia nerve agent claim

Britain spy case: Watchdog rejects Russia nerve agent claim

Global chemical weapon watchdog chief rejects Russian claims that traces of a second nerve agent were discovered in the English where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were targeted in a poisoning attack Britain blames on Moscow.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 5:51 am AKDT
Prague zookeepers use puppet to raise endangered magpie

Prague zookeepers use puppet to raise endangered magpie

Zookeepers in Prague have turned into puppeteers in an effort to save the critically endangered Javan green magpie.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 5:21 am AKDT

Saving the bison: Polish bison off to help Spanish herd grow

Head of a bison reserve in eastern Poland says that seven young female animals are traveling to Spain to help grow a herd there.

Monday, April 16th 2018, 5:28 am AKDT
Archaeologists find silver treasure on German Baltic island

Archaeologists find silver treasure on German Baltic island

Archaeologists on the German Baltic island of Ruegen have uncovered hundreds of 1,000-year-old silver coins, rings, pearls and bracelets that they say are linked to the era of the Danish King Harald Gormsson.

Monday, April 16th 2018, 3:18 am AKDT

Study: Diamond from the sky may have come from 'lost planet'

Scientists say fragments of a meteorite that fell to Earth more than a decade ago provide compelling evidence of a lost planet that once roamed our solar system.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 7:20 am AKDT
Simply the best? UK critics praise Tina Turner stage musical

Simply the best? UK critics praise Tina Turner stage musical

British theater critics are praising a stage musical about the life of Tina Turner _ and it also has the approval of the star herself.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 3:51 am AKDT

Douma chemical attack puts OPCW back in spotlight

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has been thrust once again into the international limelight by a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain and allegations of a chemical bombardment on the Syrian city of Douma.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 9:02 am AKDT
The Latest: UN says more security needed at Douma site

The Latest: UN says more security needed at Douma site

Syrian state media say rebels in a town northeast of Damascus are handing over their weapons as part of an agreement reached with the Syrian government.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 3:51 am AKDT

The Latest: First Saudi Arabian movie theater screens film

Saudi Arabia is screening the Hollywood blockbuster "Black Panther" in the first movie theater to open in the country.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 10:14 am AKDT

The Latest: Rubio calls pick of new Cuba leader a 'charade'

Cuba's legislature has opened a two-day session that is to elect a successor to President Raul Castro.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 5:31 am AKDT

Student from Zambia fights to compete in US poetry contest

A federal judge will hear arguments in the case of an immigrant high school poet who is suing to compete in a government-funded national poetry competition.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 8:11 am AKDT
Ex-head of Hungarian swimming denies ordering rival slain

Ex-head of Hungarian swimming denies ordering rival slain

A defense lawyer says the former head of Hungary's swimming federation has firmly denied allegations that he ordered the 1998 slaying of a business rival.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 11:03 am AKDT
Queen to welcome Commonwealth leaders as group seeks mission

Queen to welcome Commonwealth leaders as group seeks mission

The flags of more than 50 nations are flying outside Buckingham Palace Queen Elizabeth II prepares to welcome leaders from the Commonwealth, an international club with an eclectic membership, an identity problem and an uncertain future.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 8:51 am AKDT

WWII bomb to force evacuation around Berlin's main station

Police say they will have to evacuate a large area of central Berlin including the city's main railway station Friday to defuse a 500-kilogram (1,100-pound) World War II bomb discovered during construction work.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 10:03 am AKDT

Merkel condemns attack on 2 men wearing skullcaps in Germany

Berlin police say two men wearing Jewish skullcaps were attacked and insulted by a group of three other men, who whipped one with a belt in an apparent anti-Semitic assault.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 5:24 am AKDT

Pro-Putin youth group to form counter-protest squads

The youth wing of Russia's dominant party says it will begin training groups of activists to mobilize quickly to conduct counterdemonstrations to opposition protests.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 10:36 am AKDT

Police: Bus crash in Switzerland leaves 15 hurt, 1 seriously

Swiss police say 15 people have been injured, one of them seriously, when a bus carrying foreign tourists crashed into a truck on a highway in northern Switzerland.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 11:21 am AKDT

Korean leaders can discuss peace, but can't end Korean War

Trump has given his "blessing" for North and South Korea to discuss the end of the Korean War, but talks are only as far as the two leaders could get since South Korea wasn't signatory to armistice.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 9:23 pm AKDT
EU envoy: Macedonia can settle name dispute by late June

EU envoy: Macedonia can settle name dispute by late June

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says she believes Greece and Macedonia can overcome a long-standing name dispute by late June, clearing the way for the Balkan nation to start accession talks.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 11:13 am AKDT
Koolhaas: Prada Tower explores effect of space on art

Koolhaas: Prada Tower explores effect of space on art

Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas says the 10-story tower he designed for the Prada Foundation is meant to reveal the interaction between art and architecture.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 7:51 am AKDT
Armenia protesters defy ex-president's move to premier seat

Armenia protesters defy ex-president's move to premier seat

Thousands of people are flooding into the Armenian capital to protest the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat, which they see as an attempt to hold on to power.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 10:03 am AKDT
Italy president taps Berlusconi ally to try to break impasse

Italy president taps Berlusconi ally to try to break impasse

Italian President Sergio Mattarella has tapped the Senate president, a longtime supporter of ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi, to explore possible alliances to create a governing majority in Parliament more than a month after Italy's inconclusive elections.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 10:51 am AKDT

German gets life for killing retiree, cashing his pension

A German man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing an 80-year-old man in Berlin and cashing his benefit checks for a decade.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 10:36 am AKDT
UK hopes former colonies can give trade boost after Brexit

UK hopes former colonies can give trade boost after Brexit

For decades, the Commonwealth, at least in Britain has been largely ignored, a quaint relic of an empire upon which the sun never set.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 3:41 am AKDT

Cuba's presidential transition bringing no joy to its exiles

Cuban exiles in Florida are showing no enthusiasm around the stepping down of Raul Castro as president, saying they expect nothing to change.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 9:35 am AKDT

EU lawmakers want action amid top EU job scandal

European Union lawmakers want for the appointment of a top EU official to be reconsidered amid a scandal that has raised troubling questions about the accountability of civil servants in Brussels.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 4:41 am AKDT
Greece vows to respect landmark court decision on migrants

Greece vows to respect landmark court decision on migrants

Greek officials say the government will respect a landmark court decision against a European Union policy that allowed authorities to force refugees and migrants to stay on the Greek islands where they first arrived even after they had applied for asylum.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 9:35 am AKDT

Iran bans government bodies from using foreign message apps

Iranian state TV says government bodies have been barred from using foreign messaging apps.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 2:21 am AKDT
UK govt suffers Parliament defeat on key Brexit bill

UK govt suffers Parliament defeat on key Brexit bill

Britain's key Brexit bill has hit a hurdle, with the House of Lords voting to seek continued membership in the European Union's customs union.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 9:32 am AKDT
International team to investigate in slain journalist case

International team to investigate in slain journalist case

Slovakia's prosecutor general has signed a deal to create an international team to investigate into the slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 8:11 am AKDT

US officials say Pompeo has met with NKorea's Kim

Two U.S. officials say CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 5:51 pm AKDT

Swedish king wants to let Nobel literature selectors resign

Sweden's king wants to change the statutes of the Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Literature Prize each year, to allow its life-appointed board members to resign.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 6:11 am AKDT

UK chain Costa pledges new recycling targets for coffee cups

A UK coffee house chain has pledged to recycle as many disposable cups as it sells by 2020, tapping into public anxiety over the increasing levels of waste in the world's oceans.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 7:11 am AKDT
Raul Castro leaving Cuban presidency, not power

Raul Castro leaving Cuban presidency, not power

Raul Castro is stepping down from Cuba's presidency, but he isn't giving up all his power.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 6:03 am AKDT

Greek police: head of international crime ring arrested

Greek police say they have caught the suspected head of a European organized crime ring specializing in burglaries, robberies and extortion in France and Greece.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 6:11 am AKDT

Germany urges probe into Russian reporter's balcony fall

The German government says the death of a Russian journalist who fell from his balcony should be investigated.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 5:24 am AKDT
Zimbabwe marks Independence Day _ from Mugabe, too

Zimbabwe marks Independence Day _ from Mugabe, too

Zimbabwe marks Independence Day _ from Mugabe, too; many celebrating 'a new era'.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 5:24 am AKDT
Strike extended, Greek ferries stuck in port until Friday

Strike extended, Greek ferries stuck in port until Friday

Greek seamen are extending their strike for a further 24 hours, leaving the country's mainland and islands without ferry services until Friday morning.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 4:51 am AKDT

200 child soldiers freed in S. Sudan, but problem continues

More than 200 child soldiers were released by armed groups in war-torn South Sudan, part of a series of releases that will see almost 1,000 children freed in the coming months.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 1:33 am AKDT

Suspect in Iceland's 'Big Bitcoin Heist' escapes prison

A prisoner in Iceland suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoin has managed to escape custody and flee the remote North Atlantic nation on a passenger plane.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 12:44 pm AKDT
First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

Residents of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 1:41 pm AKDT
IMF: A major trade rift could imperil solid global economy

IMF: A major trade rift could imperil solid global economy

IMF, on eve of meetings, foresees bright outlook for US and global economies this year.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 5:20 am AKDT
Researchers: Silk Road projects give China strategic benefit

Researchers: Silk Road projects give China strategic benefit

Report says China's Belt and Road program aimed at expanding Beijing's political influence, military presence.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 4:50 am AKDT

Iceland company to resume commercial hunting of fin whales

A whaling company in Iceland is preparing its fleet to bring the commercial hunting of fin whales back to the country.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 9:20 am AKDT
Syria envoy says UN security team visits alleged attack site

Syria envoy says UN security team visits alleged attack site

Syrian state TV reports country's air defenses confronted new 'aggression,' downing missiles over central Homs region.

Monday, April 16th 2018, 9:40 pm AKDT

US tells WTO it will consult with China over tariff policies

The United States has told the World Trade Organization it has agreed to discuss with China the Trump administration's efforts to slap tariffs on steel, aluminum and an array of goods from China.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 1:11 pm AKDT
Russian sex guru, follower blame US for continued detention

Russian sex guru, follower blame US for continued detention

A Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence of Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S presidential election, are in a Thai court for a closed hearing.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 12:00 am AKDT
The Latest: White House says NKorea talks at highest level

The Latest: White House says NKorea talks at highest level

President Donald Trump will host Japan's Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago this week amid growing strain between the two countries over a planned meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and a push for new tariffs.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 9:26 am AKDT
The Latest: Russia clashes again with US, allies over Syria

The Latest: Russia clashes again with US, allies over Syria

The Latest: Group of Seven industrialized nations issues joint statement, endorsing US-led air strikes in Syria.

Monday, April 16th 2018, 11:50 pm AKDT
Amid protests, Armenia's ex-president becomes prime minister

Amid protests, Armenia's ex-president becomes prime minister

Armenia's former president has been elected prime minister amid large-scale protests against his rule.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 5:50 am AKDT

US, UK say Russia targets internet hardware for espionage

US, UK accuse Russia of planting malware on internet equipment for espionage, possible attacks.

Monday, April 16th 2018, 2:21 pm AKDT
UK court rules against parents who want treatment for son

UK court rules against parents who want treatment for son

Britain's Court of Appeal has ruled against the parents of a terminally ill toddler who are seeking permission to take him to Italy for medical treatment.

Monday, April 16th 2018, 7:58 am AKDT
The Latest: After nod from EU, Macedonia pledges new reforms

The Latest: After nod from EU, Macedonia pledges new reforms

The European Commission is recommending that the EU launch membership talks with Albania and Macedonia, even as enthusiasm for enlargement of the 28-nation bloc wanes.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 6:23 am AKDT

Niger may have arrested militant with ties to US ambush

The Niger military has detained a suspect who could be the militant leader who was being pursued at the time of an ambush that left four American soldiers dead.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 7:40 am AKDT

EU laments poor progress by Turkey in membership efforts

The EU says Turkey has failed to make progress and is even backsliding on bringing its laws into line with European standards as it seeks to join the bloc.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 7:42 am AKDT
UK's May rejects criticism over Syria airstrike decision

UK's May rejects criticism over Syria airstrike decision

British Prime Minister Theresa May has rejected opposition calls for a law making Parliament's approval necessary before committing U.K. forces to military action.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 9:25 am AKDT