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Islamic State claims responsibility for Egypt attack

May 27, 2017

MINYA, Egypt (AP) — The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for the attack on a bus carrying Christians on their way to a remote desert monastery south of the Egyptian capital,... more »»

Sri Lanka says finding survivors among 99 missing doubtful

May 27, 2017

AGALAWATTE, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's military said Saturday that it is doubtful any missing people will be found alive two days after torrents of mud triggered by heavy rain covered homes in... more »»

Pope denounces speculators in visit to industrial workers

May 27, 2017

GENOA, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis highlighted the struggles workers face in a globalizing economy with a visit Saturday to a troubled steel factory in Genoa, where he stressed the importance of... more »»

UK lowers terror threat level to 'severe' as more arrested

May 27, 2017

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Britain reduced its terrorism threat level a notch, from "critical" to "severe," as authorities said major progress has been made in unravelling the plot behind the... more »»

Death toll in Egypt attack on Christians rises to 29

May 27, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — The death toll in the attack by gunmen on a bus transporting Christians to a monastery south of Cairo rose to 29, Egyptian authorities said Saturday. more »»

Anti-India protests hit Kashmir after top rebel is killed

May 27, 2017

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — One civilian was killed and dozens of others injured Saturday after massive anti-India protests and clashes erupted in Indian-controlled Kashmir following the killing of a... more »»

S. Korea confirms fishing crew's safety after hijack scare

May 27, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Saturday that it has confirmed the safety of crew members from a fishing vessel that had lost contact in waters off Somalia, prompting Seoul to dispatch... more »»

Afghan official says 18 killed in suicide car bomb attack

May 27, 2017

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — At least 18 people, mostly civilians, were killed Saturday when a suicide car bomber targeted a convoy of provincial security forces in eastern Afghanistan, an Interior... more »»

Iraq says Iranian commander killed fighting IS

May 27, 2017

BAGHDAD (AP) — A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander was killed in an explosion during clashes with the Islamic State group west of Mosul, an Iraqi official told The Associated Press on... more »»

Palestinian prisoners end mass hunger strike

May 27, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners ended their 40-day fast on Saturday after reaching a compromise with Israel for additional family visits, Israeli and Palestinia... more »»

Sri Lanka confirms 100 dead in mudslides; 99 missing

May 27, 2017

AGALAWATTE, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka has appealed for outside help as the death toll from floods and mudslides on Saturday rose to 100 with 99 others missing. more »»

Philippine forces hit militants; civilians wave white flags

May 27, 2017

MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military jets fired rockets at militant positions Saturday as soldiers fought to wrest control of a southern city from gunmen linked to the Islamic State... more »»

The Latest: Iraq says Iranian commander killed fighting IS

May 27, 2017

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in Iraq (all times local):

11:20 a.m. more »»

Girls are increasingly being married off in war-torn Yemen

May 27, 2017

IBB, Yemen (AP) — Nasrine's husband was once a happy, optimistic man. He made good money from a restaurant and butcher shop he owned. "With his hands, he could turn dust into gold," Nasrine says. more »»

Mosul siege extends IS fight in Iraq, puts civilians at risk

May 27, 2017

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces are steadily closing in on the remaining pockets of territory held by the Islamic State group in Mosul, inching toward a victory that U.S. more »»

Philippines forces hit militants; civilians wave white flags

May 27, 2017

MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military jets fired rockets at militant positions Saturday as soldiers fought to wrest control of a southern city from gunmen linked to the Islamic State... more »»

Leery of North Korea, US plans first test of ICBM intercept

May 27, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Preparing for North Korea's growing threat, the Pentagon will try to shoot down an intercontinental-range missile for the first time in a test next week. more »»

Leery of North Korea, US plans first test of ICBM intercept

May 26, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Preparing for North Korea's growing threat, the Pentagon will try to shoot down an intercontinental-range missile for the first time in a test next week. more »»

Correction: Britain-Concert Blast story

May 26, 2017

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — In some versions of a story May 24 about a raid connected to the Manchester Arena concert bombing, The Associated Press reported erroneously that an apartment raided by... more »»

The Latest: Head of world track attends Manchester event

May 26, 2017

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the concert bombing in England (all times local):

9:20 p.m. more »»

 
 
 

 

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