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South Africa anti-immigrant protests erupt in capital

February 24, 2017

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Police fired stun grenades, rubber bullets and water cannon Friday as the latest wave of anti-immigrant protests broke out in South Africa's capital, while President... more »»

Malaysia: VX nerve agent killed brother of N. Korean leader

February 24, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Sometime in the hours after poisoning the half brother of North Korea's leader, one of his two attackers began to vomit, Malaysian police said Friday. more »»

Germany: Merkel's party slips behind center-left SPD in poll

February 24, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Social Democrats nudged past Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc for the first time in more than a decade according to a poll released Friday, as the center-left... more »»

Germany slams Russian plan to attack Reichstag replica

February 24, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — German officials are criticizing plans by the Russian military to build a replica of Berlin's Parliament building as a target for Russian teenagers to attack at a patriotic theme... more »»

Iraq strikes IS in Syria as Iraqi forces enter western Mosul

February 24, 2017

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's air force struck Islamic State targets inside Syria for the first time on Friday as Iraqi troops on the ground pushed into western Mosul, the last major urban stronghold hel... more »»

The Latest: Airport in Malaysia attack safe, operator says

February 24, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on Malaysia's investigation into the apparent assassination of the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local):

8:50 p.m. more »»

Attacks near Syria town captured from IS kill 62

February 24, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Two attacks near a Syrian town just captured by Turkish forces and Syrian opposition fighters from the Islamic State group killed at least 60 people, mostly civilians, and two... more »»

The Latest: Iraqi air force strikes IS targets inside Syria

February 24, 2017

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on the Iraqi forces' battle to take the western half of Mosul from the Islamic State militants (all times local):

3:35 p.m. more »»

Tunisia overwhelmed, divided over returning extremists

February 24, 2017

KELIBIA, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's unhappy distinction as one of the world's primary jihadi exporters is coming home to haunt the country, where young men trained by the Islamic State group have... more »»

Car bomb kills 2 soldiers, wounds 3 others in Afghanistan

February 24, 2017

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a suicide car bomb has killed at least two soldiers and wounded three others in southern Helmand province. more »»

Iraqi forces enter western Mosul, take airport from IS

February 24, 2017

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces pushed into the first neighborhood in western Mosul on Friday and took full control of the international airport on the city's southwestern edge from the Islamic State... more »»

Malaysia: VX nerve agent killed outcast North Korean scion

February 24, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The poison used to kill the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader at a crowded air terminal in Malaysia was the banned chemical weapon VX nerve agent, polic... more »»

US envoys try to lower Mexico tensions as Trump amps them up

February 24, 2017

MEXICO CITY (AP) — There were promises of cooperation, of closer economic ties, and frequent odes to the enduring partnership between the U.S. and its southern neighbor. more »»

Far-right candidate sees a France sans kippas, headscarves

February 24, 2017

PARIS (AP) — No more Muslim women in the Metro wearing the latest in headscarf attire. No more young Jewish boys in kippas dashing into the bakery for the family's dinner baquett. more »»

Jihadi launchpad Tunisia hesitates taking extremists back

February 24, 2017

KELIBIA, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia has the unhappy distinction of being one of the world's biggest exporters of jihadi fighters, only to see young men trained by the Islamic State return home to kil... more »»

Israel denies work visa to Human Rights Watch official

February 24, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli authorities have rejected a request from Human Rights Watch to grant a work permit to its regional director, accusing the group of engaging in Palestinian "propaganda,"... more »»

Malaysia says VX nerve agent used in killing of North Korean

February 24, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The banned chemical weapon VX nerve agent was used to kill Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean ruler's outcast half brother who was poisoned last week at the airport in... more »»

Cuba a year from getting new, non-Castro president

February 24, 2017

HAVANA (AP) — If all goes as expected, in exactly one year President Raul Castro will hand responsibility for Cuba's faltering economy and aging, disaffected population to a little-known,... more »»

The Latest: Japanese cult also used VX nerve gas

February 24, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the killing of Kim Jong Nam, the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (all times... more »»

Leading critic of Philippine leader arrested on drug charges

February 24, 2017

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine opposition senator and leading critic of President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly anti-drug crackdown was arrested Friday on drug charges but professed her... more »»

 
 
 

 

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