WikiLeaks chief could see charges, US court filing suggests

The Justice Department inadvertently named Julian Assange in a court filing in an unrelated case that raised immediate questions about whether the WikiLeaks founder had been charged under seal.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 10:19 PM AKST

Iraq resumes Kirkuk oil exports after yearlong pause

Iraq's Oil Ministry says Iraq has resumed oil exports from its fields around Kirkuk, a year after the city was seized by federal forces from the autonomous Kurdish administration in the north of the country.

Friday, November 16th 2018, 3:50 AM AKST
North Korea deports American even as it boasts of new weapon

North Korea deports American even as it boasts of new weapon

North Korea to deport American detained as it boasts of new weapon.

Friday, November 16th 2018, 1:09 AM AKST
Migrants streaming into Tijuana, but now face long stay

Migrants streaming into Tijuana, but now face long stay

Nearly 2,000 caravan migrants have reached the U.S. border in Mexico's northwestern corner, with more coming in a steady trickle of buses.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 8:20 PM AKST
Netanyahu's main coalition partner pushes for early election

Netanyahu's main coalition partner pushes for early election

Netanyahu's main coalition partner calls for early elections, seeks consultations on date as early as Sunday.

Friday, November 16th 2018, 5:42 AM AKST
Last Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of genocide, get life terms

Last Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of genocide, get life terms

Tribunal judging former Khmer Rouge leaders for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians has opened its session to deliver its verdicts on charges of genocide and other crimes.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 5:59 PM AKST
Theresa May: A resilient politician facing a tough fight

Theresa May: A resilient politician facing a tough fight

As Cabinet ministers quit and lawmakers called for her resignation, cricket-loving British Prime Minister Theresa May summoned the spirit of one of her sports heroes.

Friday, November 16th 2018, 6:19 AM AKST
Japan's Abe lays wreath in Australia city bombed in WWII

Japan's Abe lays wreath in Australia city bombed in WWII

Shinzo Abe has become the first prime minister of Japan to visit Darwin since the northern Australian city was bombed by Japanese forces in World War II.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 11:09 PM AKST
Allies rally to UK's May amid leadership woes over Brexit

Allies rally to UK's May amid leadership woes over Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May is appealing directly to voters to back her Brexit plan, as she waits to see whether rivals within her party have gained enough support to launch a leadership challenge.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 11:49 PM AKST
The Latest: Hamas abides by cease-fire, restrains protests

The Latest: Hamas abides by cease-fire, restrains protests

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main coalition partner is seeking elections "as soon as possible" and wants a date set on Sunday.

Friday, November 16th 2018, 5:09 AM AKST

6 convicted for 2016 Istanbul airport attack that killed 45

Turkey's state-run news agency says a court in Istanbul has sentenced six people to life in prison for their involvement in a deadly Islamic State group attack on Istanbul's main airport in 2016.

Friday, November 16th 2018, 7:10 AM AKST
The Latest: Landmark change to kilogram approved

The Latest: Landmark change to kilogram approved

The so-called "Grand K" kilogram, a cylinder of polished platinum-iridium alloy that has been the world's sole true kilo since 1889, is to be retired.

Friday, November 16th 2018, 3:50 AM AKST

Judge in Italy orders trial for Berlusconi in escort case

A judge in southern Italy has ordered that former three-time premier Silvio Berlusconi go on trial over a case involving women procured for his summer villas.

Friday, November 16th 2018, 8:00 AM AKST
Protests to greet Dutch Santa and his black-faced sidekick

Protests to greet Dutch Santa and his black-faced sidekick

Fans and critics of Dutch Santa's sidekick plan demonstrations at nationally televised parade marking start of festive season in the Netherlands.

Friday, November 16th 2018, 7:50 AM AKST
The Latest: UK's May fills Brexit-related Cabinet vacancies

The Latest: UK's May fills Brexit-related Cabinet vacancies

France's finance minister is calling some British politicians "liars" who fooled voters into thinking leaving the EU would be easy and in their interests.

Friday, November 16th 2018, 12:33 AM AKST
Russian army: Nearly 270,000 Syrian refugees returned home

Russian army: Nearly 270,000 Syrian refugees returned home

Russian military says nearly 270,000 Syrian refugees have returned to their country in recent months.

Friday, November 16th 2018, 7:14 AM AKST
Rare conservation win: Mountain gorilla population ticks up

Rare conservation win: Mountain gorilla population ticks up

After facing near-extinction, the total number of mountain gorillas is slowly rebounding.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 4:08 AM AKST
China woos Pacific islands with loans, showcase projects

China woos Pacific islands with loans, showcase projects

As world leaders arrive in Papua New Guinea for a Pacific Rim summit, the welcome mat is especially big for China's president.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 4:29 PM AKST

French minister warns of new Cold War from US/China tensions

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire warned that the trade dispute between the United States and China could escalate into a fresh Cold War.

Friday, November 16th 2018, 4:30 AM AKST
Disputed Sri Lankan PM faces 2nd no-confidence motion

Disputed Sri Lankan PM faces 2nd no-confidence motion

Pandemonium has reigned in Sri Lanka's Parliament as lawmakers supporting disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa threw books and chairs to try to block the proceedings a day after a fierce brawl between rival legislators worsened political turmoil.

Friday, November 16th 2018, 3:49 AM AKST

Report: Russia has access to UK visa processing

Investigative group Bellingcat and Russian website 'The Insider' claim Russian intelligence has infiltrated the computer infrastructure of a company that processes British visa applications.

Friday, November 16th 2018, 4:21 AM AKST
Rohingya refugee camp quiet after Bangladesh delays return

Rohingya refugee camp quiet after Bangladesh delays return

Normal life has returned to a Rohingya Muslim refugee camp in Bangladesh a day after government officials abandoned plans to begin repatriating residents to Myanmar after finding no one wanted to go.

Friday, November 16th 2018, 4:39 AM AKST

UN human rights expert says UK cuts to services causing harm

A U.N. human rights expert says cuts to Britain's social support are causing misery for poorer citizens.

Friday, November 16th 2018, 5:19 AM AKST

Passengers in Zimbabwe caught in bus fire; 40 killed

Police in Zimbabwe say more than 40 people have been killed in a bus accident.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 10:59 PM AKST
Funeral prayers held in Istanbul for slain Saudi journalist

Funeral prayers held in Istanbul for slain Saudi journalist

Funeral prayers have been held in Istanbul for journalist Jamal Khashoggi more than a month after his slaying at the Saudi Consulate.

Friday, November 16th 2018, 4:21 AM AKST
Report details damage to ancient Yemeni archaeological sites

Report details damage to ancient Yemeni archaeological sites

A prominent Yemeni rights group has documented heavy damage to at least 34 archaeological sites from the fighting and airstrikes over the past four years.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 4:29 AM AKST

Bishop reported missing amid Beijing-Vatican reconciliation

A Catholic news service says a bishop who has resisted demands to join China's Communist Party-controlled church body has apparently been taken into custody by authorities, despite recent moves toward reconciliation by Beijing and the Holy See.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 11:39 PM AKST

South American circus lions still unsettled in South Africa

More than two-dozen lions that were rescued from South American circuses and transferred to a South African big cat refuge could be on the move again after a legal dispute.

Friday, November 16th 2018, 2:09 AM AKST
The Latest: Last Khmer Rouge leaders get life sentences

The Latest: Last Khmer Rouge leaders get life sentences

Two former Khmer Rouge leaders have been found guilty of genocide for killings during the group's brutal rule of Cambodia in the late 1970s.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 7:59 PM AKST

North Korea tests new weapon amid stalled nuclear diplomacy

North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has observed a successful testing of a "newly developed high-tech tactical" weapon.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 3:09 PM AKST

North Korea to deport American it detained for illegal entry

North Korea says it will deport an American citizen it recently detained for illegally entering the country.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 10:01 PM AKST
UK's defiant May tells critics it's her Brexit deal or chaos

UK's defiant May tells critics it's her Brexit deal or chaos

European Union chief Donald Tusk calls for Nov. 25 summit to endorse draft Brexit deal.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 10:49 PM AKST

US cutting counterterror forces in Africa

The Pentagon says it is reducing its counterterrorism forces in Africa and is studying whether to make similar moves elsewhere in the world.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 12:42 PM AKST
Bangladesh scraps Rohingya return, says no one wants to go

Bangladesh scraps Rohingya return, says no one wants to go

Bangladesh authorities say repatriation of some Rohingya Muslims will begin Thursday as scheduled if people are willing to go despite calls for the refugees' safety in Myanmar to be verified first.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 8:49 PM AKST

Senate lets Bahrain weapon sale proceed; Yemen unease grows

The Senate has blocked legislation to stop an estimated $300 million in arms sales to Bahrain.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 9:29 AM AKST

UN says 8 peacekeepers killed in fight against Congo rebels

The United Nations says seven peacekeepers were killed and 10 wounded in a joint military operation with Congolese forces against rebels in the country's northeast, which is also facing a deadly Ebola outbreak.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 8:49 AM AKST
Saudi Arabia to seek death penalty in Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia to seek death penalty in Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia's top prosecutor seeks death penalty for 5 charged with ordering, killing Saudi writer Khashoggi.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 1:59 AM AKST
More caravan migrants arrive in Tijuana, brace for long stay

More caravan migrants arrive in Tijuana, brace for long stay

The first members of a caravan of Central Americans to reach the U.S. border are sleeping in overcrowded shelters and in tents with a view of U.S. Border Patrol agents, with many saying they will wait for other migrants to arrive before their next move.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 8:19 PM AKST

New Zealand makes biggest cocaine bust in banana shipment

New Zealand police have made the country's largest cocaine seizure, with 190 kilograms (418 pounds) of the drug found in a container of bananas shipped from Panama.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 6:49 PM AKST
Sri Lankan lawmakers fight in Parliament over PM dispute

Sri Lankan lawmakers fight in Parliament over PM dispute

Rival lawmakers have exchanged blows in Sri Lanka's Parliament as the disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa claimed the speaker had no authority to remove him from office by voice vote.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 9:29 PM AKST
The Latest: Pence cites progress on N. Korea but more needed

The Latest: Pence cites progress on N. Korea but more needed

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says "great progress" has been made on North Korea but more had to be done, after Pyongyang reported a successful test of a new weapon.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 6:49 PM AKST

'Unusual air activity' over Ireland sparks investigation

Irish aviation officials are investigating reports of bright lights moving quickly in the skies over Ireland.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 3:48 AM AKST
US, China rivalry challenging entwined Asia-Pacific region

US, China rivalry challenging entwined Asia-Pacific region

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says America seeks cooperation, not control, in its commitment to the Indo-Pacific region.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 5:19 PM AKST

Japan's minister of cybersecurity has never used computer

Japan's minister in charge of cybersecurity is in the spotlight for acknowledging he had never used a computer and making comments showing he had no idea what a USB port might be.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 10:39 PM AKST
Days after cease-fire, Gaza border demonstrations to resume

Days after cease-fire, Gaza border demonstrations to resume

Israeli police: Knife-wielding Palestinian sneaks into Jerusalem police station, lightly wounds police officers.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 10:00 PM AKST
South Korea dismantles guard posts with dynamite, excavators

South Korea dismantles guard posts with dynamite, excavators

South Korea dismantles guard posts with dynamite, excavators as part of tension-reduction agreements with North Korea.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 10:19 PM AKST

Inmate confesses to 90 deaths; investigators corroborate 30

A Texas prosecutor says a man convicted in three California murders but long suspected in dozens of deaths now claims he was involved in about 90 killings nationwide.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 10:23 AM AKST
The Latest: Post urges independent probe in columnist slay

The Latest: Post urges independent probe in columnist slay

The Latest: Turkey unhappy with Saudi indictments in Khashoggi's killing, says suspects should be tried in Turkey.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 3:29 AM AKST
The Latest: UK's May vows 'to see this through' on Brexit

The Latest: UK's May vows 'to see this through' on Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May will start on a campaign to sell a Brexit deal agreed with the European Union to Britain's divided Parliament.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 11:39 PM AKST

Afghan officials: Taliban kill 30 policemen in west province

Afghan officials: Taliban kill 30 policemen in blistering overnight attack in western Farah province.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 10:29 PM AKST
Militant or poet? US sanctions Hezbollah leader's son

Militant or poet? US sanctions Hezbollah leader's son

The son of Lebanon's Hezbollah leader designated by the U.S. State Department this week as a "global terrorist" is a poet and music lover who moves around without security and whose role within the group is shrouded in secrecy.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 8:09 AM AKST

BTS's agency apologizes over band member's A-bomb shirt

The agency for the South Korean band BTS has apologized for a member wearing a T-shirt depicting an atomic bombing.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 6:08 PM AKST

The 2018 Oxford Word of the Year isn't nice, it's toxic

What single word best captures the tone of the past year? Oxford Dictionaries says it's "toxic.".

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 8:39 AM AKST
Verdicts on Khmer Rouge leaders may be tribunal's last gasp

Verdicts on Khmer Rouge leaders may be tribunal's last gasp

A tribunal judging the criminal responsibility of former Khmer Rouge leaders for deaths in Cambodia will issue verdicts Friday in perhaps the last such trial.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 5:49 PM AKST
Italy's bishops respond to long-ignored clergy sex abuse

Italy's bishops respond to long-ignored clergy sex abuse

Italy's Catholic bishops are declaring a new era of transparency and truth about clergy sex abuse, as awareness of the scandal that has convulsed much of the world begins to take hold in a country where it was long ignored.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 6:20 AM AKST

Denmark, citing human rights, withholds some aid to Tanzania

Denmark is cutting about $10 million in aid to the government of Tanzania over what it called "negative developments" in human rights in the East African country.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 5:09 AM AKST

Marie Antoinette pearl reaps record $36 million, with fees

A large, drop-shaped natural pearl pendant sold for a hammer price of $32 million at an auction of jewelry that once belonged to French queen Marie Antoinette, which Sotheby's is calling a record price for a pearl at auction.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 1:00 PM AKST
Putin: Arms control to top agenda for his meeting with Trump

Putin: Arms control to top agenda for his meeting with Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin says arms control issues will likely top the agenda of his planned meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 2:19 AM AKST

France seizes jet at takeoff after Ryanair doesn't pay bill

French authorities have seized a Ryanair plane and forced 149 passengers to disembark because of a dispute over subsidies to the Irish airline.

Friday, November 9th 2018, 4:47 AM AKST
European court: Russia's arrests of Navalny were political

European court: Russia's arrests of Navalny were political

Russia is facing a potentially landmark European court ruling on whether it violated the rights of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 10:29 PM AKST
Missing Pakistani police officer's body found in Afghanistan

Missing Pakistani police officer's body found in Afghanistan

Pakistan's Foreign Ministry and the Afghan ambassador have confirmed that the body of a Pakistani police officer who went missing in Islamabad last month has been found in neighboring Afghanistan.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 3:39 AM AKST
The Latest: Navalny hails European court victory

The Latest: Navalny hails European court victory

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Russian authorities' arrests of opposition leader Alexei Navalny were politically driven.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 1:29 AM AKST

South Sudan plans to build new capital in former game park

South Sudan is planning to construct a new state capital in a central location in what was a wildlife park, a move that officials say will make the seat of government more accessible to the people, the government said on Wednesday.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 1:19 AM AKST
Putin: Japan may review Soviet proposal on disputed islands

Putin: Japan may review Soviet proposal on disputed islands

Russian President Vladimir Putin says Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has signaled readiness to discuss a Soviet-era proposal on settling a decades-old territorial dispute.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 1:49 AM AKST
S. Korea's 'Garlic Girls' accuse coaches of derailing team

S. Korea's 'Garlic Girls' accuse coaches of derailing team

South Korea's hugely popular Olympic curlers have accused their coaches of ruining the team with abusive treatment in a dispute that has spoiled one of the year's feel-good stories in sports.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 9:39 PM AKST

Norway says Russia jammed GPS signal during NATO drill

The Norwegian Defense Ministry says it is aware that Russian forces in the Arctic disturbed the GPS signal during a recent, large NATO drill in Norway.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 7:03 AM AKST
After intense wrangling, UK backs a Brexit deal. Now what?

After intense wrangling, UK backs a Brexit deal. Now what?

Like white smoke from the Vatican announcing a new pope, the signal from Britain's Cabinet table says: We have a decision.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 11:48 AM AKST
May wins Cabinet backing for Brexit deal but pitfalls remain

May wins Cabinet backing for Brexit deal but pitfalls remain

British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to face her divided Cabinet in a bid to win support for a draft Brexit deal with the European Union.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 11:38 PM AKST
Missing elite Chinese university alumni spark outcry

Missing elite Chinese university alumni spark outcry

Students and alumni of several Chinese universities are sounding the alarm over the apparent detention of more than a dozen young labor activists who have been missing since the weekend.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 4:08 PM AKST
Defense chief's resignation pushes Israel toward election

Defense chief's resignation pushes Israel toward election

The Israeli military says it has shot at and captured a Palestinian who approached the Gaza perimeter fence and hurled grenades into Israel.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 11:08 PM AKST

Volkswagen to devote 3 German plants to electric car push

German automaker Volkswagen says it will convert three factories in Germany to manufacture electric cars, getting ready to ramp up production of zero-local emission cars ahead of tougher European emissions standards.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 8:48 AM AKST
Bangladesh ready to return Rohingya, who say they'll refuse

Bangladesh ready to return Rohingya, who say they'll refuse

Bangladesh authorities say they are ready to begin repatriating some of the more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled from army-led violence in Myanmar since last year. But refugees say they will refuse to go because of fears for their safety.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 3:51 PM AKST
Migrant caravan groups arrive by hundreds at US border

Migrant caravan groups arrive by hundreds at US border

A caravan of thousands of Central American migrants is speeding its journey to the U.S. border, breaking up into smaller groups as buses and trucks carry some hundreds of miles in a day, while others behind remain stranded.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 8:58 AM AKST
Pence says Myanmar's handling of Rohingya 'without excuse'

Pence says Myanmar's handling of Rohingya 'without excuse'

US Vice President Pence says Myanmar's handling of Rohingya was 'without excuse,' but Suu Kyi rebuffs criticism.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 10:38 PM AKST
Southeast Asian-centered trade deal set for further delays

Southeast Asian-centered trade deal set for further delays

Southeast Asian leaders and China are touting progress in keeping peace in the contentious South China Sea as they work toward a "code of conduct" in the region.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 6:31 PM AKST

German prosecutors seek to lift immunity of far-right leader

German prosecutors have opened a probe into potentially illegal campaign donations sent to a prominent far-right politician.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 7:41 AM AKST
The Latest: EU Parliament member hails draft Brexit deal

The Latest: EU Parliament member hails draft Brexit deal

Some pro-Brexit lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party are hinting they plan to challenge her leadership.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 9:59 AM AKST
The Latest: Group says strikes damaged dozens of Gaza homes

The Latest: Group says strikes damaged dozens of Gaza homes

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Gaza's militant Hamas rulers "begged for a cease-fire and they know why.".

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 1:08 AM AKST
Ukraine's Hungarian minority threatened by new education law

Ukraine's Hungarian minority threatened by new education law

The Hungarian minority in western Ukraine is distressed by parts of new education law that could eliminate the use of minority languages in schools after the 4th grade.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 12:48 AM AKST

WHO official predicts 6 more months battling Ebola in Congo

The emergencies chief for the World Health Organization says he expects Congo's Ebola outbreak will last at least another six months, and says informal health facilities have become "major drivers" of the current, deadly transmission.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 8:58 AM AKST

Spain considers ban on sale of gas and diesel cars by 2040

Spain's government is eyeing ambitious steps to tackle climate change, including a ban on the sale of gas and diesel cars from 2040.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 8:09 AM AKST
French president requests respect following Trump's tweets

French president requests respect following Trump's tweets

France's government has fired back at a flurry of critical tweets by Donald Trump, suggesting the U.S. president lacked "common decency" by launching his broadside on a day when France was mourning victims of the November 2015 terror attacks.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 4:38 AM AKST
Lebanese civil war rivals end decades of hostility

Lebanese civil war rivals end decades of hostility

Two prominent Lebanese Christian leaders have reconciled ending four decades of hostility triggered by the killing of dozens during Lebanon's civil war.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 8:59 AM AKST

New allegations that Colombia prosecutor covered up bribes

A dramatic recording from beyond the grave has led to allegations that Colombia's chief prosecutor tried to cover up bribery payments that were part of Latin America's biggest corruption scandal, prompting calls for his resignation.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 9:58 AM AKST

Castle on the square: Sand to star in Vatican Nativity scene

Vatican's Nativity scene to be made of sand sculpted by an international set of artists.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 9:38 AM AKST

Pilots says Boeing didn't disclose jet's new control feature

Pilots say Boeing didn't tell them about features of a new flight-control system that reportedly is part of investigation into deadly crash.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 12:08 PM AKST
French police end investigation into Interpol disappearance

French police end investigation into Interpol disappearance

French authorities say they have closed an investigation into the detention in China of the former president of Interpol, and found no evidence to support his wife's claims that she got a threatening call after he was picked up.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 7:48 AM AKST
Mass survey shows Germans are clinging to their cars

Mass survey shows Germans are clinging to their cars

Germany remains a nation of auto lovers, with use of car-sharing services, bikes and public transport on the rise mainly in large cities.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 6:08 AM AKST
The Latest: Hungary opposition wants Gruevski extradition

The Latest: Hungary opposition wants Gruevski extradition

The Hungarian government says the former prime minister of Macedonia, who fled his country to avoid a prison sentence, has requested asylum.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 6:28 AM AKST

Italian priest who doubted Francis excommunicated for heresy

An Italian Catholic priest who considers Pope Francis an antipope and claims to have supernatural communications with angels, saints and the Madonna has been excommunicated.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 8:38 AM AKST

The Latest: Italy's anti-migrant minister greets refugees

Greek authorities say 18 people were hospitalized after the latest in a string of often fatal road accidents involving vehicles smuggling migrants through northern Greece.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 2:10 AM AKST
AP Interview: US VP's wife champions art therapy in Japan

AP Interview: US VP's wife champions art therapy in Japan

Karen Pence, the vice president's wife, has announced a $54,000 grant at a Japanese university for studying art therapy, a little-known mental health profession she has chosen as her cause under the Trump administration.

Monday, November 12th 2018, 7:59 PM AKST

Man tries self-immolation with wine, held for weapon images

A man who doused himself with wine and tried to self-immolate on a high-speed train and waved a phone showing videos and photos of armed combatants is being held by French police on a potential terrorism charge.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 7:02 AM AKST
Macedonia ex-leader requests asylum in Hungary

Macedonia ex-leader requests asylum in Hungary

The Hungarian government says the former prime minister of Macedonia, who fled his country to avoid a two-year prison term for corruption, has requested asylum.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 6:58 AM AKST

Cameroon military says 30 separatists killed in fighting

Cameroon's military says it has killed least 30 separatists in the past few days in the country's restive North West region.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 5:28 AM AKST

Passengers reach China after 3-day layover in Siberia

More than 250 airline passengers who endured an unexpected three-day layover in Russia's Siberia region have finally made it to their destination in China.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 6:38 AM AKST
Poland: Cinematographer charged in first responders' assault

Poland: Cinematographer charged in first responders' assault

Officials say an Oscar-nominated American cinematographer has been charged in Poland after he allegedly attacked paramedics and police.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 4:38 AM AKST

Ugandan police say 10 students killed in arson attack

Ugandan police say 10 students were killed in an alleged arson attack targeting a school dormitory in central Uganda.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 7:19 AM AKST

Madagascar heading toward runoff poll in presidential race

Madagascar's election officials say two former presidents are in a tight race with results in from 70 percent of the polling stations, indicating that a runoff election is likely in December.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 5:38 AM AKST

Expensive APEC summit sows division in host Papua New Guinea

After three decades of promoting free trade as a panacea to poverty, the APEC grouping of nations that includes the U.S. and China is holding its lavish annual leaders meeting in the country that can least afford it.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 6:31 PM AKST

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