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Correction: Denmark-Minister-Ramadan story

May 22, 2018

HELSINKI (AP) — In a story May 21 about a Danish minister's comments on Ramadan, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Denmark's government has been formed of only Liberal Party... more »»

Arrested Saudi activists held incommunicado since last week

May 22, 2018

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia is holding and interrogating at least 10 women's rights activists — seven women and three men — without any access to lawyers, according to people... more »»

Danish govt: Minister's views on fasting Muslims are her own

May 22, 2018

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Assertions by Denmark's immigration minister that Muslims fasting for Ramadan pose a safety hazard in some jobs do not represent the views of the country's government, ... more »»

Russia adopts bill that could stymie trade with US

May 22, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's parliament on Tuesday adopted a wide-ranging bill that could freeze crucial exports to the United States and imports to Russia from the U.S. and other countries. more »»

As summit looms, North Korean media return to angry tone

May 22, 2018

TOKYO (AP) — North Korean media stepped up their rhetorical attacks on South Korea and joint military exercises with the United States, warning Tuesday that a budding detente could be in danger. more »»

Ariana Grande sends love to fans on Manchester anniversary

May 22, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Ariana Grande shared a message of hope with fans Tuesday on the anniversary of the bombing at Manchester Arena that killed 22 people. more »»

French labor minister summoned in probe over Las Vegas party

May 22, 2018

PARIS (AP) — France's labor minister, Muriel Penicaud, has been summoned for questioning Tuesday in an investigation into a Las Vegas tech party. more »»

EU lawmakers to press Zuckerberg over data privacy

May 22, 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union lawmakers plan to press Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday about data protection standards at the internet giant at a hearing focused on a scandal over the... more »»

The Latest: Explosion kills 16 in Afghan city of Kandahar

May 22, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local):

4 p.m. more »»

Syrian army, police celebrate recapturing all of Damascus

May 22, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces raised their flag over the Yarmouk Palestinian camp in Damascus on Tuesday as state media promoted what it said was the "liberation" of the last quarters of... more »»

Palestinians ask ICC for 'immediate' probe against Israel

May 22, 2018

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Calling it a "historic step" toward justice, the Palestinian foreign minister asked the International Criminal Court on Tuesday to open an "immediate investigation"... more »»

China sentences Tibetan activist to 5 years for separatism

May 22, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese judge sentenced a Tibetan shopkeeper to five years in prison on Tuesday for inciting separatism, based on his comments in a New York Times documentary in which the man... more »»

The Latest: Israel urges ICC to reject Palestinian request

May 22, 2018

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the Palestinians' complaint against Israel before the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands (all times local):

11:55 a.m. more »»

German court rejects call for Puigdemont to be rearrested

May 22, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — A German court on Tuesday rejected a request from prosecutors to take former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont back into custody pending a decision on whether he can be extradited to... more »»

Purported mother of poisoned Russian spy speaks out

May 22, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian state TV has interviewed a woman it claims to be the mother of a former Russian spy poisoned in Britai. more »»

Northern Ireland police release 1 man in backpacker murder

May 22, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Police in Northern Ireland have released one man and continue to question a second after the two were arrested in connection with the death of a German backpacker three decades ago. more »»

US bishop at royal wedding thought invitation was a prank

May 22, 2018

LONDON (AP) — The American bishop whose sermon caused a stir at the wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle thought the invitation was a prank.

Rev. more »»

Heatwave in Pakistan's Karachi kills 65 amid power cuts

May 22, 2018

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani welfare organization says the heatwave gripping the region amid widespread power cuts has killed 65 people in Karachi. more »»

Former Malaysian leader Najib grilled by anti-graft agency

May 22, 2018

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was grilled for more than four hours Tuesday over a corruption scandal that could lead to criminal charges against him, whil... more »»

French public service workers strike again over job cuts

May 22, 2018

PARIS (AP) — French public services workers have gone on strike as part of their protest a government plan to cut 120,000 jobs by 2022. more »»

 
 
 

 

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