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Vatican worries about 'forcibly removed' bishop in China

June 26, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican expressed "grave concern" on Monday for a Chinese bishop who it says was "forcibly removed" from his office several weeks ago and whose whereabouts are unknown. more »»

Greece: Garbage piles mount in capital as heatwave looms

June 26, 2017

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — With a heat wave expected later this week, Greece's government on Monday failed to persuade striking garbage collectors to return to work after a 10-day protest left huge... more »»

Battle resumes to extinguish fire near Spain national park

June 26, 2017

MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities were hopeful Monday that dropping temperature and favorable winds would help firefighters battling to extinguish a forest fire on the fringes of the Donana... more »»

Portugal airline chief fears increasing drone near-misses

June 26, 2017

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's national airline chief said Monday he is considering asking authorities to order that all drones in the country be grounded, following a series of near-misses... more »»

Back to Switzerland for Cyprus peace deal talks

June 26, 2017

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — It's back to Switzerland for Cyprus peace talks. more »»

China's jailed Nobel Peace laureate given medical parole

June 26, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — Imprisoned Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate and dissident Liu Xiaobo has been transferred to a hospital after being diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer, his former lawyer said... more »»

China sentences 16 from Australia's Crown Resorts to prison

June 26, 2017

SHANGHAI (AP) — A Chinese court sentenced 16 Australian and Chinese employees of a casino company to nine to 10 months in prison on Monday after they pleaded guilty to gambling-related charges,... more »»

McEnroe: Williams would be ranked 'like 700' on men's tour

June 26, 2017

LONDON (AP) — John McEnroe says Serena Williams would be "like 700" in the world tennis rankings if she played on the men's tour. more »»

Air bag recalls, lawsuits lead Takata to file for bankruptcy

June 26, 2017

Shattered by recall costs and lawsuits, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. filed Monday for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S. more »»

Pakistan raises death toll to 157 from fuel truck fire

June 26, 2017

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's prime minister cut short a trip abroad to rush to the side of victims of a massive fuel tanker fire as authorities on Monday raised the death toll from the blaz... more »»

Jewish group cancels meeting with Netanyahu in protest

June 26, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — A high-profile group of Jewish leaders cancelled a gala event with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday to protest his government's decision to scrap plans for a... more »»

Coal on the rise in China, US, India after major 2016 drop

June 26, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — The world's biggest coal users — China, the United States and India — have boosted coal mining in 2017, in an abrupt departure from last year's record global decline for the heavil... more »»

Attention on Supreme Court as justice weigh Trump travel ban

June 26, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The focus is on the Supreme Court as the high-stakes legal fight over President Donald Trump's travel ban awaits action by the justices. more »»

Over 150 dead as overturned fuel truck explodes in Pakistan

June 26, 2017

BAHAWALPUR, Pakistan (AP) — Alerted by an announcement over a mosque's loudspeaker that an overturned tanker truck had sprung a leak, scores of villagers raced to the scene with fuel containers... more »»

The Latest: 3 Australian Crown Resorts employees sentenced

June 26, 2017

SHANGHAI (AP) — The Latest on the criminal trial of Australian and Chinese casino workers in a Chinese court (all times local):

1:30 p.m. more »»

Dozens missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

June 26, 2017

GUATAPE, Colombia (AP) — A tourist boat packed with about 160 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized Sunday on a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin, leaving at least six people... more »»

Vietnamese dissident recounts forced deportation to France

June 26, 2017

PARIS (AP) — A Vietnamese dissident who says he was arrested at his home in southern Ho Chi Minh City and forcibly exiled to France said he is determined to continue his activity as a... more »»

9 dead, 28 missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

June 26, 2017

GUATAPE, Colombia (AP) — A tourist boat packed with about 170 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized Sunday on a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin, leaving nine people dead and 2... more »»

Center-right set to win top race in Italian mayoral runoffs

June 25, 2017

ROME (AP) — Exit polls early Monday indicated that center-right forces, including an anti-immigrant party, were headed to victory in several key mayoral runoffs, two weeks after a first round of... more »»

Italy giving 5.2B euros in resources to keep 2 banks open

June 25, 2017

ROME (AP) — The Italian government on Sunday made 5.2 billion euros ($. more »»

 
 
 

 

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