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Europe freeze brings deaths, power outages and closures

January 9, 2017

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Heavy snow and frigid temperatures have gripped large parts of Europe, leading to dozens of deaths, freezing rivers, the grounding of planes and traffic... more »»

UN envoy: Geneva talks a 'moment of truth' for Cyprus unity

January 9, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — A summit meeting between the rival leaders of ethnically divided Cyprus in this Swiss city will determine whether the east Mediterranean island nation can finally be reunified after... more »»

Paris police: 17 arrested over Kardashian West jewelry heist

January 9, 2017

PARIS (AP) — French police arrested 17 people Monday in connection with the October theft of more than $10 million worth of jewelry from Kim Kardashian West, finding weapons and a large amount of... more »»

Stuck: London commuters face stress in subway strike

January 9, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Millions of commuters cycled, trudged and waited in snaking bus queues Monday as a strike by London Underground station staff shut down much of the city's subway network. more »»

Turkey's parliament debates greater powers for Erdogan

January 9, 2017

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's Parliament on Monday kicked off debate on proposed constitutional amendments that would hand Recep Tayyip Erdogan's largely ceremonial presidency sweeping executive... more »»

Militants attack checkpoint in Egypt's Sinai, killing 8

January 9, 2017

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Militants attacked an Egyptian police checkpoint in the northern Sinai Peninsula on Monday using a stolen garbage truck packed with explosives, killing at least eight peopl... more »»

China warns after Cruz, Abbott meet Taiwan's president

January 9, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — China reiterated its opposition Monday to any contacts between U.S. officials and Taiwan's government following a meeting between Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. more »»

Ex-Chad dictator Habre's appeal against conviction begins

January 9, 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The appeal of former Chad president Hissene Habre against his life sentence for war crimes, crimes against humanity and torture began Monday by the Extraordinary African... more »»

Paris police: 16 arrested over Kardashian West jewelry heist

January 9, 2017

PARIS (AP) — French police arrested at least 16 people Monday in connection with the October theft of more than $10 million worth of jewelry from Kim Kardashian West, finding weapons and a large... more »»

Syria's Assad ready to 'negotiate everything' with rebels

January 9, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad said in remarks published Monday that he was prepared "to negotiate everything" at planned talks later this month in Kazakhstan, seeking to cast himsel... more »»

Israeli police arrest 9 following Palestinian truck attack

January 9, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police stepped up security measures in Arab neighborhoods in east Jerusalem on Monday, searching trucks and arresting relatives of the Palestinian truck driver who rammed... more »»

German court rejects appeal by Cologne mayor assailant

January 9, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — A German federal court has rejected an appeal by a far-right extremist sentenced to 14 years in prison for the attempted murder of a politician who is now Cologne's mayor. more »»

Suicide truck hits Egypt security post in Sinai, killing 10

January 9, 2017

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A suicide bomber driving a garbage truck packed with explosives rammed his vehicle into an Egyptian security checkpoint outside a police building in northern Sinai on... more »»

5 suicide bombers die, kill 3 near Nigeria's Maiduguri city

January 9, 2017

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Five suicide bombers trying to infiltrate Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri have died in explosions that killed at least three civilians, police said Monday,... more »»

After Aleppo victory, Syria's Assad seeks proposed talks

January 9, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad said in remarks published on Monday that he was prepared "to negotiate everything" at talks set to begin in later this month in Kazakhstan, seeking to... more »»

German prosecutors close Germanwings crash investigation

January 9, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have closed their investigation into the crash of a Germanwings plane in the French Alps almost two years ago. more »»

Huge Catholic procession held under heavy security in Manila

January 9, 2017

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A massive crowd of mostly barefoot Filipino Catholics joined an annual procession of a centuries-old statue of Jesus Christ held Monday under tight security due to fear... more »»

China warns after Cruz, Abbot, meet Taiwan's president

January 9, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — China has reiterated its opposition to any contacts between U.S. officials and Taiwan's government following a meeting between Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. more »»

Suicide truck hits Egypt security post in Sinai, killing 9

January 9, 2017

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A suicide bomber driving a garbage truck packed with explosives rammed his vehicle into an Egyptian security checkpoint outside a police building in northern Sinai on... more »»

Turkey's parliament to debate greater powers for Erdogan

January 9, 2017

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's parliament is kicking off a debate Monday on a set of draft constitutional amendments that would hand Recep Tayyip Erdogan's largely ceremonial presidency sweeping... more »»

 
 
 

 

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