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The Latest: Russia says it has new plan to end Syria war

February 9, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria and the tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence (all times local):

9:15 p.m. more »»

Hoarding in Syria's largest city as government advances

February 9, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — As government troops close in on Aleppo, some residents are preparing to flee Syria's largest city while others are hoarding food in case of a long siege, even laying out bread on... more »»

Norway investigates child abuse at asylum-seekers' centers

February 9, 2016

HELSINKI (AP) — Norwegian police said Tuesday that they are investigating several cases of sex offenders allegedly abusing children at asylum-seekers' reception centers in the country. more »»

UN urges Turkey to open border to Syrians fleeing Aleppo

February 9, 2016

KILIS, Turkey (AP) — Turkey must open its doors to the tens of thousands of Syrians who have massed at the border after fleeing violence, the U.N. more »»

Train crash in Germany kills at least 10, injures 80

February 9, 2016

BAD AIBLING, Germany (AP) — Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday in southern Germany, killing 10 people and injuring 80 as they slammed into each other on a curve after an automatic safety... more »»

The Latest: European stocks close down amid world volatility

February 9, 2016

LONDON (AP) — The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local):

5:35 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Norway investigating migrant child abuse cases

February 9, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):

6:40 p.. more »»

Putin's ex-bodyguard turned governor recalls facing bear

February 9, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin's former bodyguard, who recently has been appointed regional governor, said he once confronted a bear outside of Putin's residence. more »»

The Latest: Death toll in German train crash up to 10

February 9, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a train crash in Germany that has caused deaths and injuries (all times local):

6:20 p.m. more »»

US intel: China to keep building on artificial islands

February 9, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. intelligence chief says he expects China to keep building on artificial islands to sustain its "exorbitant" territorial claims in the disputed South China Sea. more »»

Bring on the drones: Mediterranean sees severe overfishing

February 9, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — Experts say almost all species in the Mediterranean are still overfished despite decades of seeing stocks dwindle — and the European Union is considering creative solutions like... more »»

Irish deploy military-style checkpoints to suppress gang war

February 9, 2016

DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland's police force deployed military-style road checkpoints Tuesday as the government announced toughened measures to try to prevent a gang war in Dublin from claiming more lives. more »»

Train crash in Germany kills at least 9, injures nearly 90

February 9, 2016

BAD AIBLING, Germany (AP) — Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday in southern Germany, killing nine people and injuring around 90 as they slammed into each other on a curve after an... more »»

Israeli military says top mission is countering Gaza tunnels

February 9, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's top general said Tuesday that the military's number one mission for the coming year is to counter the renewed threat posed by militant attack tunnels from Gaza.

L. more »»

UN urges Turkey to open border; warns Aleppo could lack aid

February 9, 2016

KILIS, Turkey (AP) — Turkey must open its doors to the thousands of Syrians who have massed at the border after fleeing violence, the U.N. more »»

IS car bomb in Syrian capital kills 10

February 9, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — A suicide car bomber dispatched by the Islamic State group struck near a police officers' club in the Syrian capital on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people and destroying a number o... more »»

US stocks open slightly lower; Japan's market slumps

February 9, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening modestly lower in the U.S., led by declines in energy companies and banks.

Several companies were moving on earnings news early Tuesda. more »»

AP Photos: Hong Kong new year celebration marred by violence

February 9, 2016

The unrest started when authorities tried to prevent unlicensed food vendors from operating street stalls on Monday night in the crowded Kowloon neighborhood during Hong Kong's Lunar New Year... more »»

UK media groups lose secrecy challenge on terror trial

February 9, 2016

LONDON (AP) — British media trying to report on the terrorism trial of a law student lost a legal challenge Tuesday over unprecedented secrecy surrounding the case. more »»

The Latest: Islamic State group claims Damascus bombing

February 9, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria and the tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence (all times local):

4:15 p.m. more »»

 
 
 

 

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