AP Explains: State of Mexico under President López Obrador

August 31, 2019

AP Explains: Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador delivers his first annual report on the state of the union less than a year after he took office Dec. 1…

France’s Macron talks to Iranian president, urges restraint

August 31, 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron has talked with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and urged Tehran to show restraint amid rising tensions in the region…

Motorsport in mourning after F2 driver Anthoine Hubert dies

August 31, 2019

Motorsport is in mourning after Formula Two driver Anthoine Hubert died following a heavy crash at the Belgian Grand Prix…

Jailed tycoon among Tunisia’s 26 presidential candidates

August 31, 2019

A jailed media magnate is among the 26 candidates who are running in Tunisia’s presidential election next month, which will be a crucial test for the North African nation’s young democracy…

French cops detain man after knife attack kills 1, injures 9

August 31, 2019

French authorities say an Afghan man seeking asylum in France has been detained after one person was fatally stabbed and nine others injured outside a subway station in a suburb of Lyon…

Venezuela says it has proof of anti-Maduro plot in Colombia

August 31, 2019

The Venezuelan government is presenting evidence of what it calls paramilitary training camps in neighboring Colombia to plot violent attacks to undermine President Nicolás Maduro…

Statue honors Dane credited as Nanjing Massacre lifesaver

August 31, 2019

A statue of a Danish citizen who is credited with saving the lives of thousands in China during the Japanese invasion that led to the Nanjing Massacre has been unveiled in Denmark…

A look at previous hurricanes that have affected the Bahamas

August 31, 2019

A look at previous hurricanes that have hit or passed nearby the Bahamas…

Taliban launches large-scale attack on key Afghan city even as talks with U.S. continue 

August 31, 2019

The strategic northern city of Kunduz has fallen to militants twice in recent years.…

Ukraine, Poland want continued sanctions on Russia

August 31, 2019

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said Saturday he and Poland’s president have agreed that sanctions ought to continue against Russia until Ukraine regains the territory it lost in Moscow’s 2014 annexation of Crimea…

Heroic Secret Service dog that protected Obama wins prestigious award

August 31, 2019

The British group is honoring Hurricane for stopping an intruder.…

Anger over Brexit push without Parliament reaches Boris Johnson’s doorstep

August 31, 2019

Protesters outside 10 Downing Street reflect growing outrage over the move to sideline lawmakers as E.U. exit date nears.…

Bahamians prepare for Dorian; some evacuate ahead of hurricane’s arrival

August 31, 2019

The storm could lash the low-lying islands 48 hours or more before moving toward the U.S. coast.…

The Latest: Hong Kong police storm subway car with batons

August 31, 2019

Hong Kong police have been seen storming into a subway car and hitting passengers with batons and pepper spray in video shot by local broadcaster TVB…

Bahamians prepare for Dorian; some evacuate ahead of hurricane’s arrival

August 31, 2019

Residents of the archipelago are all too familiar with the devastating effects of hurricanes.…

Amazon fires: French activists urge more Brazil action

August 31, 2019

Pretending to be trees in the Amazon, activists marched through Paris urging Brazil’s president to do more to fight fires in the Amazon rainforest…

Taliban launch major attack on Afghan city of Kunduz

August 31, 2019

Taliban launch major attack on Afghan city, Kunduz, while negotiating with US on war’s end…

Cease-fire brings temporary calm to Syria’s Idlib

August 31, 2019

A Syrian war monitor says government airstrikes and artillery attacks have stopped following a unilateral cease-fire declared by the government in the northwestern province of Idlib…

Greece to tighten borders, speed asylum-seeker deportations

August 31, 2019

Greece’s prime minister and his national security advisers have decided to transfer refugees from overcrowded island migrant camps to the mainland and accelerate the deportation of rejected asylum-seekers…

Two million left off list of Indian citizens at risk of being stateless

August 31, 2019

The process makes it hard for citizens to prove their nationality, activists say.…

Netanyahu calls for boycott of Israeli TV channel over ‘anti-Semitic’ series co-produced by HBO

August 31, 2019

The same channel aired leaked testimony in criminal cases against the prime minister.…

Iran displays satellite after Trump tweet showing damaged launch site

August 31, 2019

The country hit back against President Trump’s comments suggesting a “catastrophic accident” had delayed the satellite’s launch.…

Crowds gather in UK cities to protest Johnson’s Brexit plans

August 31, 2019

Crowds are gathering in London and other major British cities to protest Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament for part of the period before the Brexit deadline in two months…

Anger over alleged Moscow election tampering spurs protest

August 31, 2019

Thousands march in Moscow to protest exclusion of some opposition and independent candidates from city council election…

Bahamas urges people to evacuate as Category 4 Dorian nears

August 31, 2019

Authorities in the Bahamas are urging hundreds of people to evacuate their homes on low-lying cays Saturday as Hurricane Dorian barrels toward the archipelago’s northwest as a menacing Category 4 storm…

Hong Kong protesters build wall, set fire on a main street

August 31, 2019

A large fire was blazing across a main street in Hong Kong, as protesters made a wall of barricades and set it afire…

Crowds gather in UK cities to protest Johnson’s Brexit plans

August 31, 2019

Crowds are gathering in London and other major British cities to protest Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament for part of the period before the Brexit deadline in two months…

Crowds gather in UK cities to protest Johnson’s Brexit plans

August 31, 2019

Crowds are gathering in London and other major British cities to protest Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament for part of the period before the Brexit deadline in two months…

Citizenship list in Indian state leaves out almost 2 million

August 31, 2019

India has published the final citizenship list in the Indian state of Assam, excluding nearly 2 million people amid fears they could be rendered stateless.…

World War II vet breaks own oldest diver record off Cyprus

August 31, 2019

A 96 year-old World War II veteran claims to have broken his own world record for the oldest scuba diver at the popular Zenobia wreck off Cyprus’ southern coast…

Cease-fire brings temporary calm to Syria’s Idlib

August 31, 2019

A Syrian war monitor says government airstrikes and artillery attacks have stopped following a unilateral cease-fire declared by the government in the northwestern province of Idlib…

Iran official tweets at Trump after apparent rocket failure

August 31, 2019

An Iranian official has tweeted at President Donald Trump over an apparent rocket failure, showing an image of him standing next to a satellite that was supposed to be launched…

The Latest: Christian march joins Hong Kong’s protest

August 31, 2019

Hundreds of people have begun marching in central Hong Kong in what organizers are calling a Christian protest…

Destination remains obscure for Iran oil tanker sought by US

August 31, 2019

Confusion mounts as Iranian tanker sought by US says it’s going to Turkey but Turkish minister says it’s Lebanon bound…

Afghanistan’s government says the Taliban have again attacked one of the country’s largest cities, Kunduz

August 31, 2019

Afghanistan’s government says the Taliban have again attacked one of the country’s largest cities, Kunduz…

AP Interview: Guatemala graft body’s chief happy despite end

August 31, 2019

AP Interview: Although he didn’t head the anti-corruption mission in Guatemala starting with its creation in 2007, Iván Velásquez became known internationally about a half decade ago for the high-impact cases he was able to uncover during his leadership…

North Korea berates Pompeo, says hopes for talks fading

August 31, 2019

A senior North Korean diplomat has berated U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo over his comments describing North Korean behavior as “rogue” and says Pyongyang’s hopes for talks with Washington are fading…

China tells Philippines it won’t recognize ruling on sea row

August 31, 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping told his Philippine counterpart that Beijing will not recognize an international arbitration ruling that has invalidated most of China’s claims to virtually the entire South China Sea…

Latest: Trump: Trade war makes China cautious in Hong Kong

August 30, 2019

President Donald Trump says he thinks the situation in Hong Kong would have been much more violent if not for the U.S. trade war with China…

‘I’m rooting for a direct hit on Mar a Lago!’ Former Canadian prime minister creates Twitter storm

August 30, 2019

Kim Campbell has deleted the tweet and apologized.…

Ex-Canada PM apologizes about Trump property hurricane tweet

August 30, 2019

Former Canadian Prime Minister Kim Campbell is apologizing for tweeting that she was rooting for Hurricane Dorian to make a “direct hit” on Mar-a-Largo.…

‘If I don’t pay, they kill me’: Al-Shabab tightens grip on Somalia with growing tax racket

August 30, 2019

The extremist group’s taxation scheme now reaches Mogadishu’s seaport and markets.…

2nd French game in 3 days halted after homophobic banners

August 30, 2019

A second French league game in three days was interrupted due to banners deemed homophobic as Paris Saint-Germain beat Metz 2-0…

Mexico’s new drug war may be worse than old one

August 30, 2019

Mexico’s drug war appears to be back — and it may be worse this time around than in the bloody years of the government’s 2006-2012 offensive against drug cartels…

Brazil says it is successfully controlling fires in Amazon

August 30, 2019

Brazilian Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo says his country is successfully extinguishing fires in the Amazon…

Bahamas braces for hit as Hurricane Dorian roars toward US

August 30, 2019

The sounds of hammers banging into plywood and cash registers dinging are echoing across the Bahamas as the archipelago southeast of Florida rushed to prepare for Hurricane Dorian…

Boris Johnson asked the queen to suspend Parliament. Why didn’t she just say no?

August 30, 2019

The queen accepted Johnson’s request. Which was a perfectly normal thing for her to have done.…

US stock indexes end mixed to close out a volatile month

August 30, 2019

Major U.S. stock indexes ended little changed Friday after a listless day of trading ahead of the Labor Day holiday weekend capped a solid week of gains for the market.…

Bolton sidelined from Afghanistan policy as his standing with Trump falters

August 30, 2019

His absence on the issue has raised questions about his influence in an administration dealing with pressures in Afghanistan, North Korea and Iran.…

Mexico violence: Alarming parallels to previous brutalities

August 30, 2019

Mexico’s large-scale offensive against cartels that began in 2006 unleashed violence unprecedented since the Mexican Revolution, and events this year bear a disturbing similarity to killings of immense brutality at what was the drug war’s bloodiest period…

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