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Sicilian town had long, bloody past before "Godfather" fame

November 17, 2017

CORLEONE, Sicily (AP) — Corleone is a Sicilian medieval hill town whose bloody past began generations before "The Godfather" novels and films borrowed its name for a fictional Mafia don. more »»

Climate talks wrap up with progress on Paris rulebook

November 17, 2017

BONN, Germany (AP) — Global talks on curbing climate change wrapped up Friday, with delegates and observers claiming progress on several key details of the 2015 Paris accord. more »»

The Latest: Zimbabwe ruling party branches want Mugabe out

November 17, 2017

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local):

7 p.m. more »»

After Bonn: where next for the global climate caravan?

November 17, 2017

BONN, Germany (AP) — As negotiations at the global climate conference in Bonn, Germany, draw to a close Friday, here's a look at which steps will be taken in the coming years to further... more »»

Spain 'no comment' on reports attacks imam was informer

November 17, 2017

MADRID (AP) — Spain's government says it can't comment on news reports that the imam police say was the key figure behind the cell that killed 16 people in extremist attacks in Barcelona and a... more »»

Greece: Search continues for 6 still missing in flash floods

November 17, 2017

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Hopes were diminishing as darkness fell Friday for six people reported missing in deadly flash floods that struck near Athens, killing 16. more »»

UK agency investigates mid-air collision with casualties

November 17, 2017

LONDON (AP) — An aircraft and helicopter collided in mid-air Friday northwest of London and a "number of casualties" were reported, authorities said. more »»

The Latest: Zimbabwe rally called to 'remove Mugabe'

November 17, 2017

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local):

6:05 p.m. more »»

Defying Russia, Serbia holds military drills with Americans

November 17, 2017

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — American and Serbian paratroopers held joint military exercises Friday in Serbia, watched with unease by Russia, which is trying to increase its influence in the Balkans... more »»

The Latest: US says Zimbabwe has chance for 'new path'

November 17, 2017

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local):

5:45 p.m. more »»

The Latest: China hopes for 'legal' resolution for Zimbabwe

November 17, 2017

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local):

5:35 p.m. more »»

Saudi-led forces "extract" 2 French journalists from Yemen

November 17, 2017

PARIS (AP) — France's Foreign Ministry said a Saudi-led coalition has "extracted" two French female journalists from war-torn Yemen. more »»

Letters and milk jug: Warsaw Ghetto archive goes on display

November 17, 2017

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Letters and other witness accounts of Jews in the Warsaw ghetto — the records of a community destroyed in the Holocaust — have gone on display for the first time. more »»

Greek island calls strike against EU refugee policy

November 17, 2017

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Authorities on the Greek island of Lesbos have called a strike and are urging residents to take part in anti-government protests to press for a change a European Union polic... more »»

Nicknames, family: 5 Things To Know about the Sicilian Mafia

November 17, 2017

MILAN (AP) — The death Friday of Salvatore "Toto" Riina, the long-time "boss of bosses" of the Sicilian Mafia, puts the spotlight back on Cosa Nostra, which waged a bloody campaign in the 1980s... more »»

The Latest: Fired Zimbabwe VP won't return until Mugabe out

November 17, 2017

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local):

4:20 p.m. more »»

Germany to press Kuwait after Israeli barred from flight

November 17, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's foreign ministry says it will press Kuwait about a law that prevented its national airline from transporting an Israeli citizen on a flight originating in Frankfurt. more »»

NATO apologizes to Turkey over reports Erdogan shown as foe

November 17, 2017

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — NATO's secretary-general apologized to Turkey on Friday over military exercises in Norway during which Turkey's founding leader, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, and current president... more »»

VW to spend $40B on electric cars, technology through 2022

November 17, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Volkswagen says it plans to spend more than 34 billion euros ($40 billion) over the next five years on developing electric cars, autonomous driving and other new technologies. more »»

Mugabe makes 1st public appearance amid pressure to exit

November 17, 2017

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe made his first public appearance since the military put him under house arrest this week, even as the military announced "significant... more »»

 
 
 

 

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