Spacewalking astronauts check site of capsule leak

Spacewalking astronauts check site of capsule leak

Two Russian cosmonauts are preparing to venture outside the International Space Station to inspect a section where a mysterious leak has been discovered.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 12:01 AM AKST
Attack at Christmas market in French city kills 3, wounds 12

Attack at Christmas market in French city kills 3, wounds 12

French media have reported a shooting in Strasbourg and the Interior Ministry has called on the public to remain indoors amid a "serious security event" in the city center.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 11:11 AM AKST
US downgrades Pakistan in religious freedom rankings

US downgrades Pakistan in religious freedom rankings

The Trump administration is downgrading Pakistan in its rankings of nations that infringe on religious freedom.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 7:12 AM AKST
Celebrities flock to Indian business scions' lavish wedding

Celebrities flock to Indian business scions' lavish wedding

In a season of big Indian weddings, the marriage of two business scions is set to be the biggest of them all.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 4:11 PM AKST
Canadian ex-diplomat detained in China, official confirms

Canadian ex-diplomat detained in China, official confirms

A former Canadian diplomat has been detained while visiting Beijing.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 9:41 AM AKST
UK's May hits narrowing road for help rescuing Brexit deal

UK's May hits narrowing road for help rescuing Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May is launching her fight to save her Brexit deal over breakfast with her Dutch counterpart, the first of a string of meeting with European leaders in coming days.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 11:31 PM AKST
Gunman kills 4, then himself, after Mass at Brazil cathedral

Gunman kills 4, then himself, after Mass at Brazil cathedral

Authorities say an armed man entered a cathedral in southern Brazil and opened fire during Mass, killing at least four people before killing himself.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 8:01 AM AKST
Stumbling bloc: How did Brexit become such a mess?

Stumbling bloc: How did Brexit become such a mess?

The road out of the European Union has been anything but smooth for Britain.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 9:21 AM AKST
Yemen's warring sides said to agree on prisoner swap

Yemen's warring sides said to agree on prisoner swap

A rebel delegation member says Yemen's warring sides have agreed on Tuesday to set Jan. 20 as a final date to swap over 15,000 prisoners from both sides of the country's devastating civil war.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 6:51 AM AKST
Huawei CFO gets bail; China detains ex-Canadian diplomat

Huawei CFO gets bail; China detains ex-Canadian diplomat

China's foreign minister vows to defend its citizens as Huawei executive arrested in Canada awaits bail decision.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 12:51 AM AKST
The Latest: French minister says Strasbourg gunman killed 3

The Latest: French minister says Strasbourg gunman killed 3

A French regional official says that a shooting in Strasbourg has left at least one dead and 10 wounded in the city center near a world-famous Christmas market.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 12:01 PM AKST
China and US discuss plans for trade talks

China and US discuss plans for trade talks

China, US discuss plans for trade talks in sign negotiations going ahead despite tension over Huawei arrest.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 7:01 PM AKST
Russian official offers to unveil correspondence with US

Russian official offers to unveil correspondence with US

A top official at Russia's cybersecurity agency has offered to publish its communications with American counterparts during the 2016 U.S. election campaign.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 4:11 AM AKST
The Latest: German minister stresses future for coal workers

The Latest: German minister stresses future for coal workers

Scientists are increasingly finding the fingerprints of climate change in droughts, storms and heatwaves, according to research published Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 1:01 AM AKST
UN science panel chief calls for more action to curb warming

UN science panel chief calls for more action to curb warming

National leaders and ministers are preparing for the final stretch of U.N. climate talks, with just days left to break through thorny issue that diplomats have struggled to resolve.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 12:11 AM AKST
Climate group: 14 activists banned by conference host Poland

Climate group: 14 activists banned by conference host Poland

An environmental group says at least 14 foreigners have been detained or deported by Poland's Border Guard since the start of the U.N. climate conference in the south of the country.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 8:41 AM AKST
New Zealand law to make medical marijuana widely available

New Zealand law to make medical marijuana widely available

New Zealand's government has passed a law that will make medical marijuana widely available for thousands of patients over time.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 9:41 PM AKST
Nobel peace winners demand action against sex abuse

Nobel peace winners demand action against sex abuse

One of the winners of this year's Nobel Peace Prize says the attention the prize has drawn to sexual violence against women in war zones must be followed by action against the abuses.

Sunday, December 9th 2018, 4:48 AM AKST
Nobel Peace winners urge global action vs. sexual violence

Nobel Peace winners urge global action vs. sexual violence

Nadia Murad, the Iraqi woman who shares this year's Nobel Peace Prize for her activism against sexual violence in wartime, says she wants world leaders to translate sympathy for the victims into action against the abusers.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 4:28 AM AKST
UK nerve agent survivor fears poison will soon kill him

UK nerve agent survivor fears poison will soon kill him

A British man who was exposed to the deadly nerve agent Novichok says he is struggling with his eyesight and mobility, and fears the poison will kill him within a decade.

Sunday, December 9th 2018, 4:48 AM AKST
The cost of France's protests running into billions

The cost of France's protests running into billions

The French government says tax relief and other fiscal measures announced by President Emmanuel Macron to try to calm nationwide protests will cost between 8 billion and 10 billion euros ($9 billion and $11 billion).

Monday, December 10th 2018, 11:51 PM AKST
China launches pioneering mission to far side of moon

China launches pioneering mission to far side of moon

Rising space power China is preparing to launch a ground-breaking mission to soft-land an unmanned spacecraft on the far side of the moon.

Thursday, December 6th 2018, 8:55 PM AKST
Unfinished business: UN migrant pact inked, but foes remain

Unfinished business: UN migrant pact inked, but foes remain

Delegates to a U.N. conference are laying out commitments to fight illegal people trafficking and boost economic opportunities in the wake of pledging to cooperate on safe, orderly and humane migration.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 12:11 AM AKST
The Latest: May doesn't answer reports of office challenge

The Latest: May doesn't answer reports of office challenge

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is ruling out any renegotiation of the divorce agreement with Britain but says elements of the Brexit deal could still be clarified.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 11:41 PM AKST
Former Ford Argentina executives sentenced in torture cases

Former Ford Argentina executives sentenced in torture cases

A court in Argentina has sentenced two former Ford Motor Co. executives to prison for crimes against humanity committed against Argentine union workers during the country's 1976-1983 military dictatorship.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 6:51 AM AKST
US energy secretary urges Iraq to quit dependency on Iran

US energy secretary urges Iraq to quit dependency on Iran

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has urged Iraq to reduce its energy dependence on Iran and open its own energy sector to American investment instead.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 10:51 AM AKST
Italian police probing deadly stampede find pepper spray can

Italian police probing deadly stampede find pepper spray can

Italian police are questioning more witnesses to find who sprayed an irritant, triggering a deadly disco stampede.

Sunday, December 9th 2018, 1:48 AM AKST
The Latest: US condemns detention of Canadian in China

The Latest: US condemns detention of Canadian in China

A former Canadian diplomat has been detained while visiting Beijing.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 9:31 AM AKST
Russia says 114,000 Syrians returned home in 2018

Russia says 114,000 Syrians returned home in 2018

The Russian military says nearly 114,000 Syrian refugees have returned from abroad this year, a tiny fraction of the nearly 6 million who have fled since the start of the conflict.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 5:01 AM AKST
Lebanon: Israel border tunnel operation won't endanger calm

Lebanon: Israel border tunnel operation won't endanger calm

Lebanon's president says that Israel's operation to destroy what it said is a network of cross-border attack tunnels built by the militant Hezbollah group won't endanger the calm along the frontier, adding that his country takes the issue seriously.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 4:21 AM AKST
US returns 3 disputed bells taken from Philippines in 1901

US returns 3 disputed bells taken from Philippines in 1901

Three church bells seized by American troops as war trophies more than a century ago have arrived in Manila to be handed back to the Philippines, a move long demanded by Filipino leaders.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 7:11 PM AKST
It's now or never pedestrians: German town has Elvis lights

It's now or never pedestrians: German town has Elvis lights

Keep your blue suede shoes behind the curb: the German town where Elvis Presley was stationed as a soldier in the 1950s has installed three pedestrian lights with images of the American rock icon.

Thursday, December 6th 2018, 6:39 AM AKST
Thousands of Albanian students step up rally against fees

Thousands of Albanian students step up rally against fees

Public university students are holding their biggest protest in a week asking for cutting their tuition fees and threatening to escalate it unless their demands are met.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 10:01 AM AKST
US demands answers from Cuba on imprisoned dissidents

US demands answers from Cuba on imprisoned dissidents

The Trump administration is demanding answers from Cuba about eight of more than 100 people it says are political prisoners held by the communist government.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 7:21 AM AKST
5 missing Marines declared dead in warplanes crash off Japan

5 missing Marines declared dead in warplanes crash off Japan

The U.S. military has declared five missing crew members dead after their refueling plane collided with a fighter jet last week off Japan's southern coast, and halted search and recovery operations.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 8:51 PM AKST
German SWAT team accidentally barges in on 88-year-old woman

German SWAT team accidentally barges in on 88-year-old woman

An 88-year-old German woman received a scare when a police SWAT team bashed in her door and set off a stun grenade after accidentally mistaking her apartment for that of a biker gang member.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 7:21 AM AKST
Iraqi jets target Islamic State meeting dens in Syria

Iraqi jets target Islamic State meeting dens in Syria

The Iraqi military says its jets bombed two Islamic State positions inside Syria that were being used for as meeting places for the jihadist group.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 8:21 AM AKST
Russia: Putin says he only heard of alleged spy after arrest

Russia: Putin says he only heard of alleged spy after arrest

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he never heard of a woman who is accused of spying for Moscow in the United States until her July arrest.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 7:41 AM AKST
Flag dispute stalls talks on Bosnia's new government

Flag dispute stalls talks on Bosnia's new government

A flag dispute stalls talks on the formation of new government in Bosnia after an October election reflecting persisting ethnic divisions after the 1992-95 war.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 8:51 AM AKST
UK police use Taser on man who made it past Parliament gate

UK police use Taser on man who made it past Parliament gate

U.K. police have used a Taser to subdue a man inside the main gate of Britain's Parliament.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 4:01 AM AKST
Slovenia appoints first-ever female police chief

Slovenia appoints first-ever female police chief

Slovenia has appointed its first-ever female police chief after a woman also took over command over the army in the European Union nation last month.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 7:12 AM AKST
Spanish government warns of security takeover in Catalonia

Spanish government warns of security takeover in Catalonia

Spain's central government says it will send in national police to ensure security in Catalonia if regional authorities fail to stop recent disruptions to major highways by pro-independence protesters.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 7:11 AM AKST
Putin, opposition gather to honor prominent rights activist

Putin, opposition gather to honor prominent rights activist

Kremlin officials and Russia's opposition have gathered to pay tribute to Russia's most prominent human rights activist, Lyudmila Alexeyeva, who died at age 91.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 7:31 AM AKST
The Latest: Yemen's warring sides set date for prisoner swap

The Latest: Yemen's warring sides set date for prisoner swap

Yemen's warring government and the Houthi rebels say they have set Jan. 20 as a final date to exchange more than 15,000 prisoners from both sides.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 6:21 AM AKST
If Brexit changes are off the table, time for 'reassurances'

If Brexit changes are off the table, time for 'reassurances'

When no Brexit changes are allowed, it's time for 'reassurances'.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 5:21 AM AKST
Local police chief dies in attack in Turkey; 2 officers hurt

Local police chief dies in attack in Turkey; 2 officers hurt

A police officer angered that his request for a transfer was rejected fired shots at his superiors inside a police station in northern Turkey on Tuesday, killing the local police chief and wounding two other officers.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 5:01 AM AKST
Iran confirms missile test that angered US

Iran confirms missile test that angered US

Iran has confirmed a recent ballistic missile test that was condemned by the United States.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 1:11 AM AKST
Italy's far-right minister visits Israel, drawing criticism

Italy's far-right minister visits Israel, drawing criticism

One of Europe's most controversial political figures, Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini, is in Israel for a two-day visit that has prompted criticism over his far-right policies and anti-migration demagoguery.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 5:21 AM AKST
The Latest: German court rejects case against migration pact

The Latest: German court rejects case against migration pact

Germany's highest court has thrown out a string of complaints by people asking it to prevent the country's government from joining a U.N. pact on migration.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 4:21 AM AKST
Report: Iran sentences 3 rights lawyers to prison

Report: Iran sentences 3 rights lawyers to prison

Iranian media are reporting that two human rights lawyers have been sentenced to six years in prison.

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 12:11 AM AKST
China ups pressure as tech exec's hearing goes into Tuesday

China ups pressure as tech exec's hearing goes into Tuesday

China ups pressure on US, Canada for release of top Chinese technology executive.

Sunday, December 9th 2018, 9:48 PM AKST
Protesters disrupt US fossil fuel event at UN climate talks

Protesters disrupt US fossil fuel event at UN climate talks

More than 450 asset managers, including major pension funds and insurance companies, are calling on governments to phase out coal-fired power plants and put a meaningful price on carbon to help tackle climate change.

Sunday, December 9th 2018, 8:08 PM AKST
Suicide bomber kills 4 security forces near Afghan capital

Suicide bomber kills 4 security forces near Afghan capital

An Afghan official says a suicide car bomber has struck a security convoy on the outskirts of Kabul, killing four security forces.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 9:51 PM AKST
Macron vows tax cuts, pay rise; will France's anger subside?

Macron vows tax cuts, pay rise; will France's anger subside?

French President Emmanuel Macron is preparing to speak to the nation at last, after increasingly violent protests against his leadership.

Sunday, December 9th 2018, 11:38 PM AKST
Italy: Teen, club owners investigated in fatal stampede

Italy: Teen, club owners investigated in fatal stampede

Italian prosecutors say eight people are under investigation so far in connection to a stampede at a packed nightclub that killed six people, five of them teenagers.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 7:41 AM AKST
Australia anti-encryption law rushed to passage

Australia anti-encryption law rushed to passage

Australian leader says new cybersecurity laws urgently needed.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 1:55 AM AKST
Brexit deal in turmoil as May postpones Parliament vote

Brexit deal in turmoil as May postpones Parliament vote

The European Union's top court has ruled that Britain can change its mind over Brexit, boosting the hopes of people who want to stay in the EU that the process can be reversed.

Sunday, December 9th 2018, 11:28 PM AKST
UN: 20 million Yemenis are hungry, 250,000 face catastrophe

UN: 20 million Yemenis are hungry, 250,000 face catastrophe

The U.N. humanitarian chief says 20 million people in Yemen are hungry - a 15 percent increase from last year - and he says that for the first time, 250,000 face "catastrophe," which means starvation, death and destitution.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 1:28 PM AKST
UNAIDS found in 'crisis' after sex harassment claims

UNAIDS found in 'crisis' after sex harassment claims

Independent experts looking into allegations of sexual harassment inside UNAIDS says the U.N agency's leadership is "in crisis" and says it should consider whether its top official must go.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 5:55 AM AKST
The Latest: Theresa May postpones vote on Brexit deal

The Latest: Theresa May postpones vote on Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May will make an emergency statement to Parliament about Brexit, amid reports that a crucial vote on her EU divorce deal will be postponed.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 3:28 AM AKST
Yemen's warring sides negotiating truce for key port Hodeida

Yemen's warring sides negotiating truce for key port Hodeida

Delegations from Yemen's warring sides are negotiating over expanding a shaky truce in the key port city of Hodeida, a point considered major by the United Nations who are sponsoring talks in Sweden and seek to restore needed aid deliveries by sea.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 5:08 AM AKST
UN Syria envoy: Work ongoing for constitutional committee

UN Syria envoy: Work ongoing for constitutional committee

The U.N. Special envoy for Syria says work is still ongoing to try form a committee meant to draft a new constitution before the end of the year.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 6:28 AM AKST
The Latest: Macron promises tax relief for workers, retirees

The Latest: Macron promises tax relief for workers, retirees

Union representatives say French President Emmanuel Macron gave no information about the measures he is going to announce in a televised address to the nation in the evening.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 5:18 AM AKST
Russia sends 2 nuclear-capable bombers to Venezuela

Russia sends 2 nuclear-capable bombers to Venezuela

The Russian military says two of its nuclear-capable strategic bombers have arrived in Venezuela, a deployment that comes amid soaring Russia-U.S. tensions.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 8:31 AM AKST
US backers of Paris accord set up camp at climate talks

US backers of Paris accord set up camp at climate talks

Hundreds of U.S. states, cities, businesses and churches are establishing a presence at the U.N. climate talks to show many Americans remain committed to curbing global warming.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 3:35 AM AKST
Israeli brass to brief Russian military on Hezbollah tunnels

Israeli brass to brief Russian military on Hezbollah tunnels

Senior Israeli military officers are flying to Moscow to update their Russian counterparts about an operation launched last week to "expose and thwart" Hezbollah tunnels burrowed under Israel's border with Lebanon.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 9:41 AM AKST
Armenian prime minister's bloc wins parliamentary majority

Armenian prime minister's bloc wins parliamentary majority

Preliminary results in Armenia's parliamentary election show allies of the country's new leader winning an overwhelming majority of seats.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 5:08 AM AKST
The Latest: Catholic pilgrims bear climate change warning

The Latest: Catholic pilgrims bear climate change warning

An environmental group says at least 14 foreigners have been detained or deported by Poland's Border Guard since the start of the U.N. climate conference in the Polish city of Katowice.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 2:28 AM AKST
EU eyes ways to bolster Ukraine economy amid Russia tension

EU eyes ways to bolster Ukraine economy amid Russia tension

The European Union's top diplomat says the bloc is studying ways to help bolster the economy in strife-torn eastern Ukraine amid tensions with Russia over a naval confrontation in the Black Sea last month.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 7:28 AM AKST
Nearly 85 percent of UN nations back migration deal; not US

Nearly 85 percent of UN nations back migration deal; not US

Top U.N. officials and government leaders from about 150 countries are uniting around an agreement on migration, while finding themselves on the defensive about the non-binding deal amid criticism and a walkout from the United States and other countries.

Sunday, December 9th 2018, 10:28 PM AKST
The Latest: Red Cross: Migrant policy mustn't add suffering

The Latest: Red Cross: Migrant policy mustn't add suffering

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has sought to dispel "falsehoods" and "myths" over an international agreement on safe, humane and orderly migration.

Sunday, December 9th 2018, 11:58 PM AKST
Kosovo's prime minister says new army will serve world peace

Kosovo's prime minister says new army will serve world peace

Kosovo's prime minister says that the army the country expects to have soon will be a modest contributor to creating world peace.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 9:21 AM AKST
Italy's Salvini on Bannon: stimulating, but not European

Italy's Salvini on Bannon: stimulating, but not European

Italy's right-wing interior minister says former Trump administration adviser Steve Bannon has interesting ideas but that he doesn't understand Europe's complexities and that "the destiny of Europe is in the hands of Europeans, no one else.".

Monday, December 10th 2018, 10:01 AM AKST
US blocks ex-Gambian president, family from entering

US blocks ex-Gambian president, family from entering

The U.S. State Department says former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh and members of his immediate family are now ineligible for entry into the United States.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 9:41 AM AKST
Egypt restricts yellow vests sales to avoid copycat protests

Egypt restricts yellow vests sales to avoid copycat protests

Egypt restricts sales of yellow vests, fearing copycat protests inspired by France ahead of next month's anniversary of 2011 uprising.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 8:51 AM AKST
Macedonia parliament attack amnesty sparks prison protest

Macedonia parliament attack amnesty sparks prison protest

Macedonia parliament attack amnesty sparks prison protest.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 10:01 AM AKST
Israel raids Palestinian news agency in hunt for gunmen

Israel raids Palestinian news agency in hunt for gunmen

Israeli military forces have carried out a series of raids in the West Bank city of Ramallah, bursting into stores and offices of the official Palestinian news agency, in a frantic manhunt for gunmen who shot seven Israelis outside a Jewish settlement.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 8:21 AM AKST
Outrage after plaques honoring Rome's deported Jews stolen

Outrage after plaques honoring Rome's deported Jews stolen

Rome's mayor has denounced the apparent theft of 20 small bronze plaques honoring the members of a Jewish family deported during the Holocaust.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 9:21 AM AKST
At a glance: The new UN migration pact

At a glance: The new UN migration pact

A look at the Global Compact on Migration adopted by acclamation by 164 U.N. member states.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 9:21 AM AKST
EU prolongs sanctions against Congo ruling party candidate

EU prolongs sanctions against Congo ruling party candidate

EU prolongs sanctions against Congo president's chosen successor as election approaches.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 9:01 AM AKST
Ebola spreads to major Congo city as vaccines a concern

Ebola spreads to major Congo city as vaccines a concern

Deadly Ebola outbreak spreads to major Congo city as vaccine supply becomes a concern.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 12:25 AM AKST
Iraq celebrates victory over IS while grappling with legacy

Iraq celebrates victory over IS while grappling with legacy

Iraq is marking the anniversary of its costly victory over the Islamic State group, which has lost virtually all the territory it once held but still carries out sporadic attacks.

Sunday, December 9th 2018, 9:28 PM AKST
Qatari envoy says Israel rejected air link with Gaza

Qatari envoy says Israel rejected air link with Gaza

A Qatari envoy is being quoted as saying that Israel has rejected a proposal to open an air link between the blockaded Gaza Strip and Doha.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 7:28 AM AKST
Saudi refusal to extradite Khashoggi's killers vexes Turkey

Saudi refusal to extradite Khashoggi's killers vexes Turkey

Turkey says it is disappointed by Saudi Arabia's rejection of its request for the extradition of the killers of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 7:08 AM AKST
Croatia unveils monument to late wartime leader Tudjman

Croatia unveils monument to late wartime leader Tudjman

Croatia has unveiled a monument to late leader Franjo Tudjman, who led the country to independence from the former Yugoslavia but has also been criticized for his nationalist policies.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 7:51 AM AKST
Israel says Oman will open its airspace to Israeli carrier

Israel says Oman will open its airspace to Israeli carrier

Israel's prime minister says Oman will open its airspace to Israel's national airline.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 5:28 AM AKST
Cyprus sees surge in migrants crossing from breakaway north

Cyprus sees surge in migrants crossing from breakaway north

People trafficking rings set sights on Cyprus as other migrant routes to Europe are blocked.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 3:38 AM AKST
Israeli officials: 7 wounded in shooting near settlement

Israeli officials: 7 wounded in shooting near settlement

Israeli officials say 7 people wounded, one critically, in a shooting outside a Jewish settlement in West Bank.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 7:28 AM AKST
Concert stampede in Italy leaves 6 dead, over 50 hurt

Concert stampede in Italy leaves 6 dead, over 50 hurt

Officials 6 dead, more than 100 injured in nightclub stampede in Italy.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 8:08 PM AKST
UK court rules that Indian tycoon should face extradition

UK court rules that Indian tycoon should face extradition

A British court has ordered that Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya should face extradition to India on financial fraud allegations.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 3:38 AM AKST
Paris riots over fuel taxes dim hopes for climate fight

Paris riots over fuel taxes dim hopes for climate fight

The 'yellow vests' protests in France highlight a problem with fighting global warming with taxes on fossil fuels.

Wednesday, December 5th 2018, 10:49 PM AKST
Documents show Facebook used user data as competitive weapon

Documents show Facebook used user data as competitive weapon

The British Parliament's media committee has a release a cache of documents that shows Facebook considered charging developers for data access.

Wednesday, December 5th 2018, 6:29 AM AKST
Climate reality check: Global carbon pollution up in 2018

Climate reality check: Global carbon pollution up in 2018

Global carbon pollution rose sharply this year after several years of little growth.

Wednesday, December 5th 2018, 9:08 AM AKST
Chinese executive facing US extradition appears in court

Chinese executive facing US extradition appears in court

Huawei arrest complicates US-China trade talks, illustrating an underlying clash over technology.

Friday, December 7th 2018, 9:08 AM AKST
Lebanon says police thwarted bombing attacks by IS

Lebanon says police thwarted bombing attacks by IS

Lebanon's Interior Minister Nouhad Mashnouk says the country's police have discovered and thwarted planned bombing attacks by the Islamic State group.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 5:18 AM AKST
Turkey seeks 15-year prison terms for prominent journalists

Turkey seeks 15-year prison terms for prominent journalists

Turkey's state-run news agency says prosecutors are seeking maximum 15-year prison terms for five journalists of an opposition newspaper, intensifying concerns over authorities' crackdown on news coverage critical of the government.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 4:29 AM AKST
UK airport protesters convicted of aviation offenses

UK airport protesters convicted of aviation offenses

British prosecutors say 15 people who attached themselves to a plane at a London-area airport last year have been convicted of aviation security offenses.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 4:38 AM AKST
Russian court convicts ex-policemen of 56 murders

Russian court convicts ex-policemen of 56 murders

A court in Russia's eastern Siberia has convicted a former policeman of murdering 56 women, bringing the number he is believed to have killed to at least 78.

Sunday, December 9th 2018, 11:38 PM AKST
Greek court rejects early release request by terror convict

Greek court rejects early release request by terror convict

A Greek court has rejected a request for early prison release by an extremist convicted of terrorism for killings by the defunct November 17 group.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 3:48 AM AKST
Indian bishop accused of misusing funds for family resigns

Indian bishop accused of misusing funds for family resigns

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of an Indian bishop who, according to news reports, was accused of misappropriating church funds to support a secret family.

Monday, December 10th 2018, 3:18 AM AKST

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