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The Latest: Turkish, Syrian Kurdish forces agree on truce

August 30, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Syrian conflict, following Ankara's incursion into the war-torn state last week (all times local):

7:10 p.m. more »»

As refugee children die, Nigeria probes theft of food aid

August 30, 2016

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Children who escaped Boko Haram's Islamic insurgency now are dying of starvation in refugee camps in northeastern Nigeria's largest city as the government investigates... more »»

Ex-Istanbul police chief, others detained in anti-coup probe

August 30, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey detained a former police chief, several governors and nine journalists Tuesday as part of the probe into the movement allegedly behind last month's abortive coup, according... more »»

Estonia's parliament fails to elect new president

August 30, 2016

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Estonia's parliament has failed to elect a new president in three rounds of voting and has passed on the task of picking a head of state to an electoral college. more »»

The Latest: UN under pressure on Syria chemical weapons' use

August 30, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Syrian conflict, following Ankara's incursion into the war-torn state last week (all times local):

6:10 p.m. more »»

United States, India agree to boost anti-terror cooperation

August 30, 2016

NEW DELHI (AP) — The United States and India agreed Tuesday to boost counterterrorism cooperation by expanding intelligence sharing about known or suspected extremists and terrorist threats. more »»

French police officer wounded by knife-wielding attacker

August 30, 2016

PARIS (AP) — French officials say that a police officer in the southern city of Toulouse has been wounded by a knife-wielding assailant. more »»

United States, India agree to boost ant-terror cooperation

August 30, 2016

NEW DELHI (AP) — The United States and India agreed Tuesday to boost counterterrorism cooperation by expanding intelligence sharing about known or suspected extremists and terrorist threats. more »»

EU orders Apple to pay up to 13B euros in back taxes

August 30, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — Apple will have to pay up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) plus interest in back taxes to Ireland after the European Union found Tuesday that the U.S. more »»

Israel says UN envoy's settlement remarks 'distort history'

August 30, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Tuesday said remarks by the U.N. Mideast envoy "distort history" after he declared that Israel's settlement-building is a main obstacle to peace with the Palestinians. more »»

Suicide bomber hits Somalia presidential compound, 12 dead

August 30, 2016

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A suicide bomber has detonated an explosives-laden truck near the gate of Somalia's presidential palace in the capital on Tuesday, killing at least 12 people, police say. more »»

In bid against corruption, Greece to ax TV licenses

August 30, 2016

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's left-wing government launched an auction Tuesday for four private national television licenses, reducing the number from seven after a heated public debate on... more »»

Taliban appoint military chief as the new leader settles in

August 30, 2016

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban have appointed a new military chief as the insurgents try to gain more ground in Afghanistan rather than talk peace under a new leadership, Taliban officials said in... more »»

France criticizes Turkish military intervention in Syria

August 30, 2016

PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande has criticized Turkey's "contradictory" military intervention in Syria and warned Russia not to become a "protagonist" in the wa. more »»

3 detained in Serbia for trying to smuggle 64 Afghans

August 30, 2016

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia's defense ministry says three people have been detained for attempting to smuggle 64 migrants from Afghanistan, including a pregnant woman and a baby. more »»

Kerry in India for strategic, commercial talks

August 30, 2016

NEW DELHI (AP) — U.S. more »»

State funeral in Amatrice to honor 37 quake victims

August 30, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Construction crews worked through the night to build a tent complex to host an Italian state funeral Tuesday in quake-devastated Amatrice after outraged residents rejected... more »»

Taliban appoint new military chief as new leader settles in

August 30, 2016

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban have appointed a new military chief as the insurgents try to gain ground rather than talk peace under a new leadership, Taliban officials said in telephone interviews... more »»

Good boy! Dogs know what you're saying, study suggests

August 30, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists have found evidence to support what many dog owners have long believed: man's best friend really does understand some of what we're saying. more »»

 
 
 

 

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