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The Latest: Turkey hails EU move on visas

May 4, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to the wave of migration from the Middle East and elsewhere (all times local):

2:45 p.m. more »»

China military tries musical approach to image building

May 4, 2016

BEIJING (AP) — China's military has a bulging arsenal of ships, warplanes and missiles, but this week, music is its weapon of choice. more »»

Syrian state media say rebel shelling kills 3 in Aleppo

May 4, 2016

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Three people were killed on Wednesday in renewed shelling by Syrian rebels of government-held areas in the deeply contested northern city of Aleppo, state media and... more »»

Coalition vows to build up further against Islamic State

May 4, 2016

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — An international coalition leading the military campaign against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq agreed Wednesday to accelerate their contributions and called on... more »»

EU moves on granting visa-free travel to Turkish citizens

May 4, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive Commission is recommending that Turkish citizens be allowed to travel to Europe without visas on short vacations and business trips, a major step... more »»

Swiss defense chief says hackers targeted his ministry

May 4, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Switzerland's defense minister says his department was targeted by hackers in January and is indicating that the motive was industrial espionage. more »»

Iranian commander threatens to close Strait of Hormuz to US

May 4, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The deputy commander of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard said Iranian forces will close the strategic Strait of Hormuz to the United States and its allies if they "threaten... more »»

US Defense Sec'y Carter: Campaign against IS 'far from over'

May 4, 2016

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — The combat death of an American Navy SEAL in Iraq shows that despite recent gains against the Islamic State in Iraq, "this fight is far from over," U.. more »»

Independent Algerian paper faces closure threat

May 4, 2016

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Independent Algerian newspaper El Khabar is facing likely closure after the government cracked down on its ad revenue and challenged its pending sale in court. more »»

'Waiting for order to kill:' China video seeks army recruits

May 4, 2016

BEIJING (AP) — China's military is appealing to the younger generation with a slick new recruitment video featuring aircraft carriers, tanks and special forces troops, all set to a rousing... more »»

Celebrities jam Havana streets for Chanel's Cuban takeover

May 4, 2016

HAVANA (AP) — Fashionistas and celebrities from around the world flocked beneath klieg lights Wednesday night on a grand Havana colonial avenue transformed into a private runway for French fashio... more »»

Residents evacuated as fires threaten Canada oil sands town

May 4, 2016

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — The entire population of the Canadian oil sands city of Fort McMurray, Alberta, has been ordered to evacuate from a wildfire that officials said destroyed whole... more »»

Fashionistas, celebrities jam Chanel fashion show in Havana

May 4, 2016

HAVANA (AP) — Wealthy fashionistas and celebrities from around the world flocked beneath klieg lights Wednesday night on a grand Havana colonial avenue transformed into a private runway for Frenc... more »»

Prime minister says Australia to have July 2 election

May 4, 2016

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's election campaign will officially start soon with climate change policy and union corruption in the national building industry shaping into key battleground... more »»

The Latest: UN Security Council to hold meeting on Aleppo

May 4, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria's civil war and the escalating violence in the contested northern city of Aleppo (all times local):

1 a.m.

The U.N. more »»

Court files show bid to tar slain Honduran activist Caceres

May 4, 2016

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — For months before her death, environmental activist Berta Caceres complained of repeated threats warning her to stop leading protests opposing a hydroelectric project... more »»

US combat death in Iraq reflects intensifying war

May 4, 2016

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — The combat death of a . more »»

The Latest: UK and France urge UN council meeting on Aleppo

May 3, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria's civil war and the escalating violence in the contested northern city of Aleppo (all times local):

11:45 p.m.

Britain and France are calling on the U. more »»

Court files show bid to tar slain Honduran activist Caceres

May 3, 2016

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — For months before her death, environmental activist Berta Caceres complained of repeated threats warning her to stop leading protests opposing a hydroelectric project... more »»

Fatal helicopter crash in Norway caused by technical failure

May 3, 2016

HELSINKI (AP) — A helicopter accident in western Norway last week that killed all 13 people on board was caused by technical failure and not human error, investigators said Tuesday. more »»

 
 
 

 

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