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Italy's 2 richest regions claim victory in autonomy votes

October 22, 2017

MILAN (AP) — The presidents of Italy's wealthy northern regions of Veneto and Lombardy on Sunday claimed victory in autonomy referendums that seek to grab additional powers and tax revenue from... more »»

Slovenia's president wins most votes, but faces runoff

October 22, 2017

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia's President Borut Pahor, a former model and veteran politician known for his use of social media, won the most votes in a presidential election Sunday, but wil... more »»

Russian opposition leader Navalny leaves jail, goes to rally

October 22, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — Alexei Navalny, Russia's most prominent opposition figure, was released from jail Sunday after serving a 20-day sentence for calling an unauthorized demonstration. more »»

African rhino injures poacher in rare reversal of fortunes

October 22, 2017

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A rhino turned the tables on a suspected poacher in Namibia, charging and injuring the man while he was allegedly tracking it. more »»

Japan votes for lower house; Abe's party seen headed for win

October 22, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese are voting in a general election that will most likely hand Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition a majority in parliament. more »»

Japan election: How deep is support for Prime Minister Abe?

October 22, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — An expected victory for Japan's ruling coalition in national elections Sunday may overstate public support for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Liberal-Democratic Party. more »»

Spanish PM aims to take over Catalan govt; residents aghast

October 21, 2017

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain announced an unprecedented plan Saturday to sack Catalonia's separatist leaders, install its own people in their place and call a new local election, using previousl... more »»

The Latest: Catalan leader urges strong response to Spain

October 21, 2017

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on Catalonia's effort to break away from Spain and the Spanish government's response (all times local):

9:40 p.. more »»

Populist billionaire's party wins big in Czech Republic

October 21, 2017

PRAGUE (AP) — The centrist ANO movement led by populist Andrej Babis decisively won the Czech Republic's parliamentary election Saturday in a vote that shifted the country to the right and paved... more »»

The Latest: Canada PM 1st thought Mugabe post was 'bad joke'

October 21, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's leader as "goodwill ambassador" for the World Health Organization (all times local):

10:05 p.m. more »»

UK paper sorry for airbrushing out Solange Knowles's braids

October 21, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Evening Standard newspaper has apologized to Solange Knowles for digitally altering an image of the singer on the cover of its magazine. more »»

WHO chief now 'rethinking' Mugabe 'goodwill ambassador' post

October 21, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — After widespread shock and condemnation, the head of the World Health Organization said Saturday he is "rethinking" his appointment of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe as a "goodwil... more »»

54 Egyptian police killed in ambush, say officials

October 21, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — At least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout southwest of Cairo was ambushed, officials said Saturday. more »»

Malta offers $1.18 million to discover who killed reporter

October 21, 2017

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Malta's government on Saturday offered an "unprecedented" 1 million euro ($1. more »»

Syria troops capture central town recently taken by IS

October 21, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and their allies regained control Saturday of a predominantly Christian central town that sleeper cells of the Islamic State group captured late last month. more »»

The Latest: Czech vote sees big win for populist billionaire

October 21, 2017

PRAGUE (AP) — The Latest on the Czech Republic's parliamentary vote (all times local):

6:10 p.m. more »»

Tillerson's Mideast aim is a Saudi-Iraqi axis against Iran

October 21, 2017

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — As U.S. more »»

Somalia readies for 'state of war' as death toll up to 358

October 21, 2017

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's president on Saturday urged troops to prepare for a "state of war" against the al-Shabab extremist group blamed for the country's deadliest attack, as the toll... more »»

IS claims responsibility for Afghan mosque attack

October 21, 2017

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in the capital as Afghan officials on Saturday raised the number of casualties... more »»

 
 
 

 

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