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Iran shocked by deadly fire, collapse of Tehran high-rise

January 19, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A historic high-rise building in the heart of Iran's capital caught fire and later collapsed Thursday, killing at least 30 firefighters and leaving their stunned colleagues an... more »»

Rescuers search for 30 after avalanche hits Italian hotel

January 19, 2017

PENNE, Italy (AP) — Rescue workers on skis reached a four-star spa hotel buried by an avalanche in earthquake-stricken central Italy Thursday, reporting no signs of life as they searched for... more »»

Gambia president-elect set for inauguration in Senegal

January 19, 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Gambia's president-elect was set to be sworn into office at the Gambian embassy in neighboring Senegal on Thursday, while an official close to longtime leader Yahya Jammeh... more »»

Gambia president-elect plans inauguration in Senegal

January 19, 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Gambia's president-elect said Thursday he will be sworn into office at the Gambian embassy in neighboring Senegal, while there was no word from longtime leader Yahya Jammeh... more »»

Theresa May seeks to convince business of a 'global Britain'

January 19, 2017

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to convince business leaders Thursday that the country remains committed to free trade and globalization despite last year's... more »»

Shelling kills 2 in Aleppo as Assad supporters celebrate

January 19, 2017

ALEPPO, Syria (AP) — Shells slammed into the northern Syrian city of Aleppo Thursday, killing two people as thousands of government supporters gathered in a main square nearby to celebrate last... more »»

Winged bull, drone-topped ice cream up for Trafalgar Sq spot

January 19, 2017

LONDON (AP) — A recreation of an ancient sculpture destroyed by the Islamic State group is among finalists for a place amid the tourists and statues in London's Trafalgar Square. more »»

Czechs a step away from smoking ban in bars, restaurants

January 19, 2017

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Republic is one step away from losing its status of one of the last havens for tobacco smokers in Europe. more »»

Ex-VW CEO Winterkorn denies knowing early about cheating

January 19, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn denied having had early knowledge of the company's cheating on diesel emissions as he testified Thursday to a German parliamentary inquiry,... more »»

Heavy vehicles try to reach buried hotel where 30 missing

January 19, 2017

PENNE, Italy (AP) — Rescue workers on skis reached a four-star spa hotel buried by an avalanche in earthquake-stricken central Italy Thursday, reporting no sign of life in the building even thoug... more »»

New Bulgarian president takes oath of office

January 19, 2017

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria's new president, Rumen Radev, took his oath of office Thursday, preparing the way for him to formally take over the post from Rosen Plevneliev on Sunday. more »»

Kosovo asks EU, US and others to denounce Serbia provocation

January 19, 2017

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo's foreign minister has written to his counterparts in the European Union, U.S. more »»

European nationalists find common ground _ for now

January 19, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — They are the would-be Donald Trumps of Europe and they are coming together in a bid to gain influence in some of the continent's most powerful nations. more »»

S. Koreans' ties with Samsung are lifelong, often conflicted

January 19, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The family smartphones? An assortment of Samsung Galaxies. more »»

The Latest: Italian premier urges redoubling of efforts

January 19, 2017

MILAN (AP) — The Latest on the avalanche that buried a hotel in central Italy (all times local):

1:15 p.m. more »»

Collapse of burning Tehran high-rise kills 30 firefighters

January 19, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A high-rise building in Tehran engulfed by a fire collapsed on Thursday, killing at least 30 firefighters and injuring some 75 people, state media reported. more »»

Spanish tourist towns post 1st snowfalls in decades

January 19, 2017

MADRID (AP) — Officials have placed more than half of Spain's 50 provinces under alert for heavy snow and sleet storms, with southern tourist towns reporting their first snowfalls in decades. more »»

30 missing in central Italy avalanche that buries hotel

January 19, 2017

MILAN (AP) — Rescue workers were met with an eerie silence Thursday when they reached a four-star spa hotel struck by an avalanche in a mountainous earthquake-stricken region of central Italy. more »»

German parliament pays tribute to market attack victims

January 19, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's parliament has paid tribute to the 12 people killed in the truck attack on a Christmas market in Berlin a month ago. more »»

Russian business world hopes for relief from Trump

January 19, 2017

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Few people are more eager for Donald Trump's arrival in the White House than those who do business in Russia.

Hacking scandals? They expect that to blow over. more »»

 
 
 

 

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