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Jewish child orphaned in Mumbai attacks makes 1st visit back

January 17, 2018

NEW DELHI (AP) — Moshe Holtzberg, a boy whose parents were killed at a Jewish center in Mumbai during a 2008 terror attack, returned to India for the first time Tuesday to visit the site of the... more »»

Turkish military plane crashes during training; 3 killed

January 17, 2018

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish Air Force cargo plane crashed in southwest Turkey during a training flight on Wednesday, killing two pilots and a technician on board, the military said. more »»

France considers loaning Britain historic Bayeux Tapestry

January 17, 2018

PARIS (AP) — French officials said Wednesday they plan to loan the historic Bayeux Tapestry to Britain, allowing the 11th-century artwork depicting the conquest of England to leave France for the... more »»

Office of rights group in Russia's North Caucasus torched

January 17, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Masked attackers on Wednesday torched the office of the prominent Russian rights group Memorial in the region of Ingushetia, the latest escalation of tensions between the activists... more »»

Pope in Chile to say Mass on contested land used for torture

January 17, 2018

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Pope Francis on Wednesday headed to the heart of Chile's centuries-old conflict with indigenous peoples to celebrate Mass on contested land that was also used as a detentio... more »»

EU maintains offer to keep Britain in despite vote to leave

January 17, 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday maintained the offer for Britain to remain in the EU even after both sides have entered the second phase of Brexit... more »»

Optimism in Iraq fuels revived interest in classic cars

January 17, 2018

BAGHDAD (AP) — When Iraqi forces drove Islamic State militants out of eastern Mosul a year ago, Nashwan Shakir Mahmoud raced back to his home, hoping that his red and white 1955 Chevrolet coupe... more »»

Chinese-American journalist says China kidnapped his wife

January 17, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese-American journalist who extensively interviewed an exiled businessman says his wife has been kidnapped and held for months by Chinese security forces, adding a subplot to... more »»

North Korea to send 230-member cheering squad to Olympics

January 17, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea plans to send a 230-member cheering squad as part of its delegation to next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea, officials said Wednesday, as South Korea'... more »»

Pope heads to Chile indigenous area after churches burned

January 17, 2018

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Looking to put Chile's sex abuse scandal behind him, Pope Francis dives Wednesday into another divisive issue roiling the South American nation: the plight of the indigenou... more »»

Japanese public TV says staffer sent missile alert in error

January 17, 2018

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese public broadcaster NHK said Wednesday that an erroneous alert about a North Korean missile fired at Japan was sent by a staff member who meant to transmit a different news... more »»

North Korea to send cheering squad in Olympics delegation

January 17, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea plans to send a 230-member cheering squad to South Korea as part of its delegation to next month's Winter Olympics, Seoul officials said Wednesday, the lates... more »»

Optimism in Iraq fuels revived interest in vintage cars

January 17, 2018

BAGHDAD (AP) — When Iraqi forces drove Islamic State militants out of eastern Mosul a year ago, Nashwan Shakir Mahmoud raced back to his home, hoping that his red and white 1955 Chevrolet coupe... more »»

2 Koreas talk about Olympic cooperation ahead of IOC meeting

January 17, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The two Koreas are meeting Wednesday for the third time in less than 10 days to continue their discussions on Olympics cooperation, days ahead of talks with the IOC on... more »»

Young Hong Kong activist Wong gets second prison term

January 17, 2018

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong court sentenced democracy activist Joshua Wong to three months in prison Wednesday for contempt, his second prison term stemming from his role in the 2014 "Umbrella... more »»

Argentines try to understand why the pope won't return home

January 17, 2018

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Pope Francis has flown over the massive Andes cordillera, visited the poor in several slums and rubbed shoulders with presidents in six visits to Latin America. more »»

'Mama warrior' in Miami aids children of deported migrants

January 17, 2018

MIAMI (AP) — The 29-year-old Mexican farmworker was stressed and afrai. more »»

AP Photos: Bulls pampered a year fight for a day in Nepal

January 17, 2018

TARUKA, Nepal (AP) — The bulls have easy lives for most of the year. They don't pull plows or wagons. They are fed eggs, rice, corn and buttermilk. more »»

Japan public TV sends mistaken North Korean missile alert

January 17, 2018

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's public broadcaster mistakenly sent an alert Tuesday warning citizens of a North Korean missile launch and urging them to seek immediate shelter, then minutes later corrected... more »»

Nigerian army releases 244 suspects who denounced Boko Haram

January 17, 2018

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's army released 244 Boko Haram suspects who have denounced their membership in the deadly extremist group, Nigerian army officials said Tuesday. more »»

 
 
 

 

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