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  • Quakes cut power, topple buildings on Indonesian island

    Quakes cut power, topple buildings on Indonesian island

    Sunday, August 19 2018 1:46 AM EDT2018-08-19 05:46:29 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:47 PM EDT2018-08-19 23:47:55 GMT
    A strong earthquake has jolted the Indonesian island of Lombok as it tries to recover from a quake earlier this month that killed 460 people.
    A strong earthquake has jolted the Indonesian island of Lombok as it tries to recover from a quake earlier this month that killed 460 people.
  • Annan leaves legacy of fighting for equality and rights

    Annan leaves legacy of fighting for equality and rights

    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:01 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:01:10 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-08-19 23:13:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Esther Htusan). FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2016 file photo, former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, second left, listens to a Rohingya religious and community leader in the Internally Displaced People's camps during a visit by the R...(AP Photo/Esther Htusan). FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2016 file photo, former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, second left, listens to a Rohingya religious and community leader in the Internally Displaced People's camps during a visit by the R...
    Kofi Annan left the United Nations more committed to combating poverty, promoting equality and fighting for human rights _ and until his death was speaking out about the turbulent world he saw moving from nations...
    Kofi Annan left the United Nations more committed to combating poverty, promoting equality and fighting for human rights _ and until his death was speaking out about the turbulent world he saw moving from nations working together to growing nationalism.
  • 800,000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state

    800,000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state

    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:21 AM EDT2018-08-19 07:21:37 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 6:58 PM EDT2018-08-19 22:58:02 GMT
    (AP Photo). A truck carries people past a flooded road in Thrissur, in the southern Indian state of Kerala, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. Rescuers used helicopters and boats on Friday to evacuate thousands of people stranded on their rooftops following unpr...(AP Photo). A truck carries people past a flooded road in Thrissur, in the southern Indian state of Kerala, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. Rescuers used helicopters and boats on Friday to evacuate thousands of people stranded on their rooftops following unpr...

    In the Indian state of Kerala, over 300 people have died and 300,000 are displaced in the worst flooding in a century.

    In the Indian state of Kerala, over 300 people have died and 300,000 are displaced in the worst flooding in a century.

  • Germany: No preparations made in case of alien landing

    Germany: No preparations made in case of alien landing

    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-08-18 15:11:14 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 6:55 PM EDT2018-08-19 22:55:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Probst). Long exposure picture shows driving cars on the highway just before sunrise near Frankfurt , central Germany, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Michael Probst). Long exposure picture shows driving cars on the highway just before sunrise near Frankfurt , central Germany, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018.
    Not Fake News: The German government says it has made no preparations for the possibility that aliens might land in the country.
    Not Fake News: The German government says it has made no preparations for the possibility that aliens might land in the country.
  • Afghan president calls for Eid cease-fire, Taliban to reply

    Afghan president calls for Eid cease-fire, Taliban to reply

    Sunday, August 19 2018 10:56 AM EDT2018-08-19 14:56:58 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-08-19 22:53:33 GMT
    Afghan president Ashraf Ghani has announced a conditional cease-fire with Taliban insurgents for the duration of the Eid al-Adha holiday.
    Afghan president Ashraf Ghani has announced a conditional cease-fire with Taliban insurgents for the duration of the Eid al-Adha holiday.
  • Bolton meets Netanyahu in Jerusalem to discuss Iran

    Bolton meets Netanyahu in Jerusalem to discuss Iran

    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:52 PM EDT2018-08-19 18:52:32 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-08-19 22:23:49 GMT
    National Security Adviser John Bolton met with Israel's prime minister during a visit to Jerusalem.
    National Security Adviser John Bolton met with Israel's prime minister during a visit to Jerusalem.
  • Romanian minister: Hundreds involved in riot police attack

    Romanian minister: Hundreds involved in riot police attack

    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:42:15 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-08-19 22:23:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Raed Krishan). People raise their hands during a protest outside the government headquarters, in Bucharest, Romania, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Romanians gathered a week after an anti-government protest turned violent leaving hundreds of people, ...(AP Photo/Raed Krishan). People raise their hands during a protest outside the government headquarters, in Bucharest, Romania, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Romanians gathered a week after an anti-government protest turned violent leaving hundreds of people, ...
    Romania's interior minister says hundreds of protesters attacked riot police during an anti-corruption demonstration that left 450 people injured.
    Romania's interior minister says hundreds of protesters attacked riot police during an anti-corruption demonstration that left 450 people injured.
  • Imran Khan pledges to restore Pakistan's economy

    Imran Khan pledges to restore Pakistan's economy

    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:32 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:32:25 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-08-19 22:23:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary). Supporters of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf party headed by Imran Khan, shout slogans on traditional drum beat to celebrate the success of their leader, in Lahore, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. Pakistan's cricket star-turned-p...(AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary). Supporters of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf party headed by Imran Khan, shout slogans on traditional drum beat to celebrate the success of their leader, in Lahore, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. Pakistan's cricket star-turned-p...
    Pakistan's newly elected prime minister Imran Khan Sunday has said that the country is in the worst economic condition it has seen and pledged to cut government expenditure, end corruption and repatriate public funds.
    Pakistan's newly elected prime minister Imran Khan Sunday has said that the country is in the worst economic condition it has seen and pledged to cut government expenditure, end corruption and repatriate public funds.
  • Over 2 million Muslims begin annual hajj pilgrimage

    Over 2 million Muslims begin annual hajj pilgrimage

    Sunday, August 19 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-08-19 04:21:28 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-08-19 22:23:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dar Yasin). Muslim pilgrims walks towards the Grand Mosque, to offer prayers ahead of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018.The annual Isla...(AP Photo/Dar Yasin). Muslim pilgrims walks towards the Grand Mosque, to offer prayers ahead of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018.The annual Isla...

    The hajj offers pilgrims an opportunity to feel closer to God amid the Muslim world's many challenges, including the threat of violence and extremists in the Mideast and the plight of Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya minority.

    The hajj offers pilgrims an opportunity to feel closer to God amid the Muslim world's many challenges, including the threat of violence and extremists in the Mideast and the plight of Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya minority.

  • Italy bridge designer warned in 1979 of risk of corrosion

    Italy bridge designer warned in 1979 of risk of corrosion

    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:52 PM EDT2018-08-19 18:52:16 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-08-19 22:23:24 GMT
    (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). A view of the partially collapsed Morandi highway bridge, in Genoa, Italy, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. The unofficial death toll in Tuesday's collapse rose to 43 Saturday.(Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). A view of the partially collapsed Morandi highway bridge, in Genoa, Italy, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. The unofficial death toll in Tuesday's collapse rose to 43 Saturday.
    The Italian engineer who designed the Genoa bridge that collapsed and killed 43 people warned four decades ago that it would require constant maintenance to remove rust given the effects of corrosion from sea air...
    The Italian engineer who designed the Genoa bridge that collapsed and killed 43 people warned four decades ago that it would require constant maintenance to remove rust given the effects of corrosion from sea air and pollution.
  • Sentence doubled for Israeli policeman who shot Palestinian

    Sentence doubled for Israeli policeman who shot Palestinian

    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:01 AM EDT2018-08-19 15:01:55 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-08-19 22:23:19 GMT
    Israel's Supreme Court has doubled the prison sentence of a former border policeman who was convicted of unjustly shooting a stone-throwing Palestinian teenager in 2014.
    Israel's Supreme Court has doubled the prison sentence of a former border policeman who was convicted of unjustly shooting a stone-throwing Palestinian teenager in 2014.
  • Palestinians sort through 8 years of mail held by Israel

    Palestinians sort through 8 years of mail held by Israel

    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:27 AM EDT2018-08-19 11:27:04 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-08-19 22:23:17 GMT
    Palestinian postal workers in the West Bank are sifting through eight years' worth of undelivered mail held by Israel.
    Palestinian postal workers in the West Bank are sifting through eight years' worth of undelivered mail held by Israel.
  • Drought reveals remains of German 'Atlantis' in lake

    Drought reveals remains of German 'Atlantis' in lake

    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-08-19 15:12:04 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-08-19 20:22:37 GMT
    (Swen Pfoertner/dpa via AP, file). File - In this Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 file photo the foundation walls of old buildings appear at the riverside of the Edersee in Waldeck, Germany  due to a low water level because of a drought period.(Swen Pfoertner/dpa via AP, file). File - In this Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 file photo the foundation walls of old buildings appear at the riverside of the Edersee in Waldeck, Germany due to a low water level because of a drought period.
    A sustained drought in Germany has revealed the ruins of a village abandoned when a large reservoir was created more than 100 years ago.
    A sustained drought in Germany has revealed the ruins of a village abandoned when a large reservoir was created more than 100 years ago.
  • Turkey's president says country will defy economic threats

    Turkey's president says country will defy economic threats

    Saturday, August 18 2018 7:10 AM EDT2018-08-18 11:10:34 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-08-19 20:22:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan throws flowers to his supporters as he arrives to deliver a speech at his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) congress in Ankara, Turkey, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan throws flowers to his supporters as he arrives to deliver a speech at his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) congress in Ankara, Turkey, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018.
    Turkey's president has said his country will stand strong against an "attempted economic coup" amid heightened tensions with the United States.
    Turkey's president has said his country will stand strong against an "attempted economic coup" amid heightened tensions with the United States.
  • Irish archbishop urges pope to speak frankly about abuse

    Irish archbishop urges pope to speak frankly about abuse

    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:36 AM EDT2018-08-19 15:36:57 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:59 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:59:33 GMT
    The archbishop of Dublin says he hopes Pope Francis will speak frankly about the "darkness" of priestly sex abuse during his upcoming visit to Ireland, which has been clouded by new revelations of misconduct in the...
    The archbishop of Dublin says he hopes Pope Francis will speak frankly about the "darkness" of priestly sex abuse during his upcoming visit to Ireland, which has been clouded by new revelations of misconduct in the U.S. church.
  • UK woman rescued after falling from cruise ship in Croatia

    UK woman rescued after falling from cruise ship in Croatia

    Sunday, August 19 2018 10:01 AM EDT2018-08-19 14:01:53 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:42:58 GMT
    Croatia's coast guard says a British woman has been saved after spending 10 hours in the Adriatic Sea at night after she fell from a cruise ship.
    Croatia's coast guard says a British woman has been saved after spending 10 hours in the Adriatic Sea at night after she fell from a cruise ship.
  • Iraq's top court ratifies manual recount of May ballots

    Iraq's top court ratifies manual recount of May ballots

    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-08-19 18:17:07 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:42:31 GMT
    Iraq's top court ratifies results of manual ballot recount, paving the way for new house to meet, government to be formed.
    Iraq's top court ratifies results of manual ballot recount, paving the way for new house to meet, government to be formed.
  • 2 monks referred to trial over abbot's killing in Egypt

    2 monks referred to trial over abbot's killing in Egypt

    Sunday, August 19 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-08-19 16:02:59 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:34:39 GMT
    Egypt's state-run news agency says prosecutors have referred two monks to trial on charges of killing an abbot in a monastery north of Cairo last month.
    Egypt's state-run news agency says prosecutors have referred two monks to trial on charges of killing an abbot in a monastery north of Cairo last month.
  • Superdry founder gives $1.28 million to anti-Brexit campaign

    Superdry founder gives $1.28 million to anti-Brexit campaign

    Sunday, August 19 2018 5:46 AM EDT2018-08-19 09:46:40 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:27 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:27:35 GMT
    The co-founder of fashion brand Superdry has donated 1 million pounds ($1.28 million) to campaigners seeking a new referendum on Britain's departure from the European Union.
    The co-founder of fashion brand Superdry has donated 1 million pounds ($1.28 million) to campaigners seeking a new referendum on Britain's departure from the European Union.
  • Italy's leader demands safe roads; bridge toll rises to 43

    Italy's leader demands safe roads; bridge toll rises to 43

    Saturday, August 18 2018 4:10 AM EDT2018-08-18 08:10:33 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-08-19 18:54:21 GMT
    (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...(Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...

    Italian media say three more bodies have been found in the rubble of the Genoa bridge collapse, raising the death toll to 41.

    Italian media say three more bodies have been found in the rubble of the Genoa bridge collapse, raising the death toll to 41.

  • Iran appoints former F-14 Tomcat pilot as air force chief

    Iran appoints former F-14 Tomcat pilot as air force chief

    Sunday, August 19 2018 1:57 PM EDT2018-08-19 17:57:06 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:32 PM EDT2018-08-19 18:32:39 GMT
    Iran's official IRNA news agency is reporting that the country's top leader has appointed a new chief for its air force.
    Iran's official IRNA news agency is reporting that the country's top leader has appointed a new chief for its air force.
  • Italy threatens to return migrants to Libya in new standoff

    Italy threatens to return migrants to Libya in new standoff

    Sunday, August 19 2018 8:47 AM EDT2018-08-19 12:47:08 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-08-19 17:53:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud). Migrants disembark from the Aquarius rescue ship in the harbor of Senglea, Malta, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Malta agreed to let the private rescue ship dock on the island, with the 141 migrants it is carrying to be distribut...(AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud). Migrants disembark from the Aquarius rescue ship in the harbor of Senglea, Malta, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Malta agreed to let the private rescue ship dock on the island, with the 141 migrants it is carrying to be distribut...
    Italy's firebrand interior minister is threatening to return to Libya 177 migrants who have been aboard an Italian coast guard ship for days following another standoff with Malta.
    Italy's firebrand interior minister is threatening to return to Libya 177 migrants who have been aboard an Italian coast guard ship for days following another standoff with Malta.
  • Renewable resort: Greek island to run on wind, solar power

    Renewable resort: Greek island to run on wind, solar power

    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:26 AM EDT2018-08-19 07:26:40 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 12:47 PM EDT2018-08-19 16:47:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Iliana Mier). In this Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 photo is seen a wind turbine on the Aegean island of Tilos, Greece.  When the blades of the 800 kilowatt wind turbine start turning, Tilos will become the first island in the Mediterranean to run ...(AP Photo/ Iliana Mier). In this Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 photo is seen a wind turbine on the Aegean island of Tilos, Greece. When the blades of the 800 kilowatt wind turbine start turning, Tilos will become the first island in the Mediterranean to run ...
    When the blades of its 800-kilowatt wind turbine start turning, Tilos will become the first island in the Mediterranean to run exclusively on wind and solar power.
    When the blades of its 800-kilowatt wind turbine start turning, Tilos will become the first island in the Mediterranean to run exclusively on wind and solar power.
  • The Latest: Another strong quake jolts Indonesia's Lombok

    The Latest: Another strong quake jolts Indonesia's Lombok

    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:36 AM EDT2018-08-19 15:36:59 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-08-19 16:03:08 GMT
    Another strong earthquake has struck near the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok.
    Another strong earthquake has struck near the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok.
  • Cyprus extradites Egyptian hijacker who dropped legal fight

    Cyprus extradites Egyptian hijacker who dropped legal fight

    Sunday, August 19 2018 4:16 AM EDT2018-08-19 08:16:36 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-08-19 15:52:04 GMT
    Cyprus police say an Egyptian man who in 2016 hijacked a domestic EgyptAir flight and ordered it to land on the east Mediterranean island has been extradited to his homeland.
    Cyprus police say an Egyptian man who in 2016 hijacked a domestic EgyptAir flight and ordered it to land on the east Mediterranean island has been extradited to his homeland.
  • Modi says India will send manned flight into space by 2022

    Modi says India will send manned flight into space by 2022

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:49 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:49:11 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:28 AM EDT2018-08-19 15:28:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade). Commuters move past an illuminated Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus station building on the eve of Independence day in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade). Commuters move past an illuminated Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus station building on the eve of Independence day in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi says India will send a manned flight into space by 2022.
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi says India will send a manned flight into space by 2022.
  • Iran detains outspoken lawyer calling for free elections

    Iran detains outspoken lawyer calling for free elections

    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:17 AM EDT2018-08-19 15:17:00 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-08-19 15:22:41 GMT
    Report: Iran detains outspoken lawyer demanding free elections.
    Report: Iran detains outspoken lawyer demanding free elections.
  • 1 killed in Ugandan riots over alleged torture of lawmakers

    1 killed in Ugandan riots over alleged torture of lawmakers

    Sunday, August 19 2018 10:36 AM EDT2018-08-19 14:36:56 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 10:57 AM EDT2018-08-19 14:57:55 GMT
    Ugandan police say 1 person has been killed in riots over the arrests of opposition lawmakers, including two who are hospitalized for injuries sustained during detention.
    Ugandan police say 1 person has been killed in riots over the arrests of opposition lawmakers, including two who are hospitalized for injuries sustained during detention.
  • Belarusian leader Lukashenko fires Cabinet as economy sinks

    Belarusian leader Lukashenko fires Cabinet as economy sinks

    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:36 AM EDT2018-08-19 11:36:54 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 10:37 AM EDT2018-08-19 14:37:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sergei Grits, FILE). FILE - In this file photo taken on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko speaks to media at a polling station after voting during the presidential election in Minsk, Belarus. Alexander Lukashenk...(AP Photo/Sergei Grits, FILE). FILE - In this file photo taken on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko speaks to media at a polling station after voting during the presidential election in Minsk, Belarus. Alexander Lukashenk...
    Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has fired his Cabinet, accusing it of the failure to fulfill his orders.
    Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has fired his Cabinet, accusing it of the failure to fulfill his orders.
  • Uganda arrests American man who attacked hotel staff

    Uganda arrests American man who attacked hotel staff

    Sunday, August 19 2018 10:01 AM EDT2018-08-19 14:01:54 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 10:02 AM EDT2018-08-19 14:02:45 GMT
    Ugandan police are holding an American man who in video footage is seen attacking a hotel worker with punches and insults.
    Ugandan police are holding an American man who in video footage is seen attacking a hotel worker with punches and insults.
  • UK investigating reports sunken WWII ships in Asia looted

    UK investigating reports sunken WWII ships in Asia looted

    Sunday, August 19 2018 9:16 AM EDT2018-08-19 13:16:58 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 9:49 AM EDT2018-08-19 13:49:48 GMT
    Britain says it will work with Indonesia and Malaysia to investigate reports that the wrecks of ships sunk during World War II have been plundered by pirates.
    Britain says it will work with Indonesia and Malaysia to investigate reports that the wrecks of ships sunk during World War II have been plundered by pirates.
  • Saudi Arabia prepares for the annual Muslim hajj pilgrimage

    Saudi Arabia prepares for the annual Muslim hajj pilgrimage

    Saturday, August 18 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-08-18 06:00:20 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 8:17 AM EDT2018-08-19 12:17:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dar Yasin). Muslim pilgrims circle around the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, ahead of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, early Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. The annual Islamic pilgrimage draws...(AP Photo/Dar Yasin). Muslim pilgrims circle around the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, ahead of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, early Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. The annual Islamic pilgrimage draws...
    Saudi Arabia is preparing to host the annual hajj pilgrimage beginning Sunday, as over 1.6 million Muslim faithful from abroad have arrived in the ultraconservative kingdom.
    Saudi Arabia is preparing to host the annual hajj pilgrimage beginning Sunday, as over 1.6 million Muslim faithful from abroad have arrived in the ultraconservative kingdom.
  • Russian space executive, 2 others charged with fraud

    Russian space executive, 2 others charged with fraud

    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:51 AM EDT2018-08-19 11:51:46 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 8:02 AM EDT2018-08-19 12:02:11 GMT
    Russia's top investigative agency says it has detained a deputy head of the nation's top space corporation on fraud charges.
    Russia's top investigative agency says it has detained a deputy head of the nation's top space corporation on fraud charges.
  • Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age 80

    Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age 80

    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:00 AM EDT2018-08-18 10:00:29 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:53 AM EDT2018-08-19 11:53:12 GMT
    Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has died at the age of 80. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has died at the age of 80. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died.

    Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died.

  • German prosecutors probe Yazidi woman's claim about IS man

    German prosecutors probe Yazidi woman's claim about IS man

    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:26 AM EDT2018-08-19 06:26:34 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:10 AM EDT2018-08-19 11:10:42 GMT
    (AP Photo). 19-year-old Yazidi refugee, Ashwaq Haji Hami talks about her experiences in Germany, saying she has now returned to her homeland of Iraq for fear that her alleged Islamic State tormentor could harm her in Germany, during an interview at Ess...(AP Photo). 19-year-old Yazidi refugee, Ashwaq Haji Hami talks about her experiences in Germany, saying she has now returned to her homeland of Iraq for fear that her alleged Islamic State tormentor could harm her in Germany, during an interview at Ess...
    German federal prosecutors say they're taking seriously a Yazidi woman's claim she encountered her former Islamic State captor in Germany, but need more information to identify him.
    German federal prosecutors say they're taking seriously a Yazidi woman's claim she encountered her former Islamic State captor in Germany, but need more information to identify him.
  • UK's right-wing Farage vows to end Brexit 'sell-out'

    UK's right-wing Farage vows to end Brexit 'sell-out'

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:52:26 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 6:13 AM EDT2018-08-19 10:13:49 GMT
    Former U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage says he is joining up with a pro-Brexit pressure group to oppose Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for future ties with the European Union.
    Former U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage says he is joining up with a pro-Brexit pressure group to oppose Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for future ties with the European Union.
  • The Latest: US's Pompeo sends condolences over Annan's death

    The Latest: US's Pompeo sends condolences over Annan's death

    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:47 AM EDT2018-08-18 10:47:44 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 4:27 AM EDT2018-08-19 08:27:50 GMT
    (Martial Trezzini, Keystone via AP, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, April 19, 2017 file photo Kofi Annan, former United Nations Secretary General  speaks during the Global partners meeting on neglected tropical diseases, (NTDs), at the World Health Or...(Martial Trezzini, Keystone via AP, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, April 19, 2017 file photo Kofi Annan, former United Nations Secretary General speaks during the Global partners meeting on neglected tropical diseases, (NTDs), at the World Health Or...
    The Latest: The Elders 'shocked and deeply saddened' by Kofi Annan's death.
    The Latest: The Elders 'shocked and deeply saddened' by Kofi Annan's death.
  • Suspect in UK Parliament crash charged with attempted murder

    Suspect in UK Parliament crash charged with attempted murder

    Saturday, August 18 2018 5:01 PM EDT2018-08-18 21:01:05 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 4:27 AM EDT2018-08-19 08:27:37 GMT
    (Salih Khater, Facebook via AP). This is an undated image of Salih Khater taken from his Facebook page. Khater, a 29-year-old British citizen of Sudanese origin, was arrested at the scene of the Tuesday Aug. 14, 2018 car crash outside the Houses of Par...(Salih Khater, Facebook via AP). This is an undated image of Salih Khater taken from his Facebook page. Khater, a 29-year-old British citizen of Sudanese origin, was arrested at the scene of the Tuesday Aug. 14, 2018 car crash outside the Houses of Par...
    A driver whose car collided with several people before crashing outside Britain's Parliament has been charged with attempted murder.
    A driver whose car collided with several people before crashing outside Britain's Parliament has been charged with attempted murder.
  • Thousands stranded as floods submerge southern Indian state

    Thousands stranded as floods submerge southern Indian state

    Saturday, August 18 2018 2:15 AM EDT2018-08-18 06:15:27 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 4:26 AM EDT2018-08-19 08:26:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tibin Augustine). People salvage motorcycles in a country boat in a flooded area at Kainakary in Alappuzha district, Kerala state, India, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Rescuers used helicopters and boats on Friday to evacuate thousands of people str...(AP Photo/Tibin Augustine). People salvage motorcycles in a country boat in a flooded area at Kainakary in Alappuzha district, Kerala state, India, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Rescuers used helicopters and boats on Friday to evacuate thousands of people str...
    Thousands of stranded people are waiting for rescue as relentless monsoon floods batter the south Indian state of Kerala, where more than 170 have died in a little over a week and much of the state is at least...
    Thousands of stranded people are waiting for rescue as relentless monsoon floods batter the south Indian state of Kerala, where more than 170 have died in a little over a week and much of the state is at least partially submerged.
  • Ghana mourns Annan, grandson of tribal chiefs to UN chief

    Ghana mourns Annan, grandson of tribal chiefs to UN chief

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:47 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:47:01 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-08-19 06:00:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this Tuesday March 29, 2005 file photo United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan addresses a news conference at the United Nations. Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this Tuesday March 29, 2005 file photo United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan addresses a news conference at the United Nations. Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol...
    Ghana mourns Kofi Annan, the grandson of tribal chiefs who became the world's top diplomat.
    Ghana mourns Kofi Annan, the grandson of tribal chiefs who became the world's top diplomat.
  • German prosecutors probe Yazidi woman's claim about IS man

    German prosecutors probe Yazidi woman's claim about IS man

    Saturday, August 18 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-08-18 14:05:35 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 1:59 AM EDT2018-08-19 05:59:55 GMT
    German federal prosecutors say they're taking seriously a Yazidi woman's claim she encountered her former Islamic State captor in Germany, but need more information to identify him.
    German federal prosecutors say they're taking seriously a Yazidi woman's claim she encountered her former Islamic State captor in Germany, but need more information to identify him.
  • The Latest: Romanian trucker is Genoa bridge's 43rd victim

    The Latest: Romanian trucker is Genoa bridge's 43rd victim

    Saturday, August 18 2018 4:55 AM EDT2018-08-18 08:55:28 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 8:56 PM EDT2018-08-19 00:56:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). People stand by a small white coffin of a victim of a collapsed highway bridge prior to the start of the funeral service, in Genoa, Italy, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. Saturday has been declared a national day of mourning in Ita...(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). People stand by a small white coffin of a victim of a collapsed highway bridge prior to the start of the funeral service, in Genoa, Italy, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. Saturday has been declared a national day of mourning in Ita...
    Italian state radio says the body of a 30-year-old man was found Saturday in the Genoa bridge collapse, bringing the toll to 42 dead.
    Italian state radio says the body of a 30-year-old man was found Saturday in the Genoa bridge collapse, bringing the toll to 42 dead.
  • Pakistan's Imran Khan sworn in as prime minister

    Pakistan's Imran Khan sworn in as prime minister

    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:45 AM EDT2018-08-18 05:45:12 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 8:21 PM EDT2018-08-19 00:21:23 GMT
    (National Assembly, via AP). In this photo released by the National Assembly, the leader of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf party Imran Khan,speaks at the National Assembly in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Pakistani lawmakers on Friday elected f...(National Assembly, via AP). In this photo released by the National Assembly, the leader of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf party Imran Khan,speaks at the National Assembly in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Pakistani lawmakers on Friday elected f...
    Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan has been sworn in as prime minister after his party won the most votes in last month's election despite protests by opposition parties, which accuse the security...
    Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan has been sworn in as prime minister after his party won the most votes in last month's election despite protests by opposition parties, which accuse the security services of intervening on his behalf.
  • Global reactions to death of former UN chief Kofi Annan

    Global reactions to death of former UN chief Kofi Annan

    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-08-18 15:46:32 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 7:08 PM EDT2018-08-18 23:08:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File). FILE - In this file photo taken on Tuesday, July 17, 2012, Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shakes hands with United Nations special envoy Kofi Annan in Moscow, Russia. Putin says he admired former U.N...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File). FILE - In this file photo taken on Tuesday, July 17, 2012, Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shakes hands with United Nations special envoy Kofi Annan in Moscow, Russia. Putin says he admired former U.N...
    Global reactions to death of former UN chief and Nobel Peace Prize winner Kofi Annan.
    Global reactions to death of former UN chief and Nobel Peace Prize winner Kofi Annan.
  • Hundreds of neo-Nazis march in Berlin, protected by police

    Hundreds of neo-Nazis march in Berlin, protected by police

    Saturday, August 18 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-08-18 16:15:43 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-08-18 21:16:07 GMT
    (Christoph Soeder/dpa via AP). People carry a banner reading 'I don't regret anything' during a demonstration commemorating the 31st death anniversary Hitler's deputy Rudolf Hess in Berlin Saturday, Aug 18, 2018. Hess died 1987 in a prison in Berlin.(Christoph Soeder/dpa via AP). People carry a banner reading 'I don't regret anything' during a demonstration commemorating the 31st death anniversary Hitler's deputy Rudolf Hess in Berlin Saturday, Aug 18, 2018. Hess died 1987 in a prison in Berlin.
    Hundreds of neo-Nazis waving flags with the colors of the German Reich are marching through central Berlin, protected from counter-protesters by police in riot gear.
    Hundreds of neo-Nazis waving flags with the colors of the German Reich are marching through central Berlin, protected from counter-protesters by police in riot gear.
  • The Latest: Moody's cuts Turkey's credit rating further

    The Latest: Moody's cuts Turkey's credit rating further

    Friday, August 17 2018 8:30 AM EDT2018-08-17 12:30:36 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 3:31 PM EDT2018-08-18 19:31:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). A man walks out of a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Beset by a weak currency and tension with the United States, Turkey is reaching out to Europe in an attempt to shore up relations with majo...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). A man walks out of a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Beset by a weak currency and tension with the United States, Turkey is reaching out to Europe in an attempt to shore up relations with majo...
    Turkey's state-run news agency says a higher Turkish court has also rejected an appeal for the release from detention of an American pastor who is at the center of a Turkish-U.S. spat.
    Turkey's state-run news agency says a higher Turkish court has also rejected an appeal for the release from detention of an American pastor who is at the center of a Turkish-U.S. spat.
  • British, Ukrainian paragliders are killed in Macedonia

    British, Ukrainian paragliders are killed in Macedonia

    Saturday, August 18 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-08-18 16:40:42 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-08-18 18:38:51 GMT
    Macedonian authorities say two paragliders have died in central Macedonia when their parachutes collided in the air.
    Macedonian authorities say two paragliders have died in central Macedonia when their parachutes collided in the air.
  • Pakistan says Indian fire kills villager in Kashmir

    Pakistan says Indian fire kills villager in Kashmir

    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:25 PM EDT2018-08-18 17:25:44 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:25 PM EDT2018-08-18 17:25:44 GMT
    Pakistan's Foreign Ministry and officials say Indian troops have killed a Pakistani villager and wounded two others in "unprovoked firing" in the Himalayan region of Kashmir.
    Pakistan's Foreign Ministry and officials say Indian troops have killed a Pakistani villager and wounded two others in "unprovoked firing" in the Himalayan region of Kashmir.
  • Egypt president ratifies law imposing internet controls

    Egypt president ratifies law imposing internet controls

    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:15 PM EDT2018-08-18 17:15:50 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:17 PM EDT2018-08-18 17:17:56 GMT
    Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has ratified an anti-cybercrime law that rights groups say paves the way for censoring online media.
    Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has ratified an anti-cybercrime law that rights groups say paves the way for censoring online media.
  • Hand-in-hand, Koreas grab spotlight at Asian Games opener

    Hand-in-hand, Koreas grab spotlight at Asian Games opener

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:27 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:27:05 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-08-18 15:55:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). The combined Koreas march into Gelora Bung Karno Stadium under the "unification" flag during the opening ceremony for the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). The combined Koreas march into Gelora Bung Karno Stadium under the "unification" flag during the opening ceremony for the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018.
    Thousands of spectators cheered wildly as athletes from the rival Koreas marched together in a spectacular opening ceremony for the Asian Games in Indonesia.
    Thousands of spectators cheered wildly as athletes from the rival Koreas marched together in a spectacular opening ceremony for the Asian Games in Indonesia.
  • Peak-lovers piqued as Welsh mountain downgraded to hill

    Peak-lovers piqued as Welsh mountain downgraded to hill

    Saturday, August 18 2018 8:45 AM EDT2018-08-18 12:45:31 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 10:03 AM EDT2018-08-18 14:03:52 GMT
    The Welsh mountain Fan y Big has had a comedown _ it has been downgraded to a hill.
    The Welsh mountain Fan y Big has had a comedown _ it has been downgraded to a hill.
  • Anger engulfs families as Italy buries its bridge victims

    Anger engulfs families as Italy buries its bridge victims

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:05 AM EDT2018-08-17 08:05:22 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:55 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:55:54 GMT
    (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...(Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...
    Excavators have begun clearing large sections of the collapsed highway bridge in the Italian city of Genoa in the search for people still missing three days after the deadly accident.
    Excavators have begun clearing large sections of the collapsed highway bridge in the Italian city of Genoa in the search for people still missing three days after the deadly accident.
  • Getting personal: US, Turkish leaders feud over arrest

    Getting personal: US, Turkish leaders feud over arrest

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:26 AM EDT2018-08-17 08:26:02 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:21 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:21:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). A general view of Istanbul, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Turkey's finance chief tried to reassure thousands of international investors on a conference call Thursday, in which he pledged to fix the economic troubles that have ...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). A general view of Istanbul, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Turkey's finance chief tried to reassure thousands of international investors on a conference call Thursday, in which he pledged to fix the economic troubles that have ...
    Turkey's currency remains steady against the dollar despite an apparent threat of possible new sanctions by U.S. President Donald Trump.
    Turkey's currency remains steady against the dollar despite an apparent threat of possible new sanctions by U.S. President Donald Trump.
  • UK military academy probes waterboarding claim

    UK military academy probes waterboarding claim

    Saturday, August 18 2018 7:55 AM EDT2018-08-18 11:55:28 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 8:21 AM EDT2018-08-18 12:21:15 GMT
    Authorities at Britain's Sandhurst military academy say they are investigating allegations that two cadets waterboarded another at the officer-training school.
    Authorities at Britain's Sandhurst military academy say they are investigating allegations that two cadets waterboarded another at the officer-training school.
  • Taliban say no peace with 'occupation,' want US talks

    Taliban say no peace with 'occupation,' want US talks

    Saturday, August 18 2018 2:15 AM EDT2018-08-18 06:15:14 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 7:57 AM EDT2018-08-18 11:57:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini). Families leave their houses during a nearby clash between insurgents and security forces in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Gunmen besieged a compound belonging to the Afghan intelligence service in Kabul on Th...(AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini). Families leave their houses during a nearby clash between insurgents and security forces in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Gunmen besieged a compound belonging to the Afghan intelligence service in Kabul on Th...
    The leader of the Taliban says there will be no peace in Afghanistan as long as the foreign "occupation" continues, reiterating the group's position that the 17-year war can only be brought to an end through direct...
    The leader of the Taliban says there will be no peace in Afghanistan as long as the foreign "occupation" continues, reiterating the group's position that the 17-year war can only be brought to an end through direct talks with the United States.
  • Catalan seaside resort marks anniversary of attack

    Catalan seaside resort marks anniversary of attack

    Saturday, August 18 2018 7:25 AM EDT2018-08-18 11:25:28 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 7:36 AM EDT2018-08-18 11:36:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez). People gather next to at floor mosaic by Catalan artist Joan Miro where the van driven by the attacker stopped in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Barcelona on Friday marked the first anniversary of terror attacks tha...(AP Photo/Manu Fernandez). People gather next to at floor mosaic by Catalan artist Joan Miro where the van driven by the attacker stopped in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Barcelona on Friday marked the first anniversary of terror attacks tha...
    A Catalan seaside resort has marked the anniversary of an attack that killed one and injured six following deadlier violence in Barcelona's Las Ramblas.
    A Catalan seaside resort has marked the anniversary of an attack that killed one and injured six following deadlier violence in Barcelona's Las Ramblas.
  • US intensifies sanctions on Myanmar forces for rights abuses

    US intensifies sanctions on Myanmar forces for rights abuses

    Friday, August 17 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:41:02 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 7:05 AM EDT2018-08-18 11:05:59 GMT
    The U.S. Treasury is slapping sanctions on Myanmar security forces for their alleged involvement in violent campaigns against ethnic minorities across the Southeast Asia nation.
    The U.S. Treasury is slapping sanctions on Myanmar security forces for their alleged involvement in violent campaigns against ethnic minorities across the Southeast Asia nation.
  • Peru, Ecuador tighten requirements for Venezuela migrants

    Peru, Ecuador tighten requirements for Venezuela migrants

    Friday, August 17 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-08-17 22:29:44 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 5:36 AM EDT2018-08-18 09:36:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Mejia, File). FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2018 file photo, Venezuelan citizens stand in a line outside of Foreign Ministry office in Lima, Peru. Peru announced on Friday, Aug. 17, that all Venezuelan citizens that want to travel to Peru wi...(AP Photo/Martin Mejia, File). FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2018 file photo, Venezuelan citizens stand in a line outside of Foreign Ministry office in Lima, Peru. Peru announced on Friday, Aug. 17, that all Venezuelan citizens that want to travel to Peru wi...
    Two South American nations are stiffening entry requirements for the flood of Venezuelans fleeing their nation's economic and humanitarian crisis, a move that could make their plight even more arduous.
    Two South American nations are stiffening entry requirements for the flood of Venezuelans fleeing their nation's economic and humanitarian crisis, a move that could make their plight even more arduous.
  • 6.1 quake shakes Costa Rica near Panama; no major damage

    6.1 quake shakes Costa Rica near Panama; no major damage

    Friday, August 17 2018 9:09 PM EDT2018-08-18 01:09:58 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 4:56 AM EDT2018-08-18 08:56:22 GMT
    A strong earthquake has shaken southern Costa Rica near the border of Panama, knocking items off store shelves and knocking out power in places, but there are no immediate reports of injuries or major damage.
    A strong earthquake has shaken southern Costa Rica near the border of Panama, knocking items off store shelves and knocking out power in places, but there are no immediate reports of injuries or major damage.
  • People plucked from rooftops as Indian floods kill 324

    People plucked from rooftops as Indian floods kill 324

    Friday, August 17 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:12:41 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 2:35 AM EDT2018-08-18 06:35:35 GMT
    (AP Photo). People move past a flooded area in Thrissur, in the southern Indian state of Kerala, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Rescuers used helicopters and boats on Friday to evacuate thousands of people stranded on their rooftops following unprecedented flo...(AP Photo). People move past a flooded area in Thrissur, in the southern Indian state of Kerala, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Rescuers used helicopters and boats on Friday to evacuate thousands of people stranded on their rooftops following unprecedented flo...
    Rescuers are using helicopters and boats to evacuate thousands of people stranded on their rooftops following unprecedented flooding in the southern Indian state of Kerala that killed more than 320 people in the...
    Rescuers are using helicopters and boats to evacuate thousands of people stranded on their rooftops following unprecedented flooding in the southern Indian state of Kerala that killed more than 320 people in the past nine days.
  • Mali opposition leader rejects presidential runoff result

    Mali opposition leader rejects presidential runoff result

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:26:27 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 2:17 AM EDT2018-08-18 06:17:10 GMT
    Mali's opposition leader Soumaila Cisse says he rejects results proclaiming incumbent President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita the winner of a runoff presidential election.
    Mali's opposition leader Soumaila Cisse says he rejects results proclaiming incumbent President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita the winner of a runoff presidential election.
  • 'Most ancient' solid cheese found in dug up Egyptian jar

    'Most ancient' solid cheese found in dug up Egyptian jar

    Friday, August 17 2018 9:35 AM EDT2018-08-17 13:35:39 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:47 AM EDT2018-08-18 05:47:00 GMT
    Scientists have discovered that a solidified whitish substance in an ancient jar dug up in Egypt is "probably the most ancient archaeological solid residue of cheese ever found.".
    Scientists have discovered that a solidified whitish substance in an ancient jar dug up in Egypt is "probably the most ancient archaeological solid residue of cheese ever found.".
  • Pakistani lawmakers elect Imran Khan as prime minister

    Pakistani lawmakers elect Imran Khan as prime minister

    Friday, August 17 2018 7:25 AM EDT2018-08-17 11:25:32 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:11 AM EDT2018-08-18 05:11:14 GMT
    (National Assembly, via AP). In this photo released by the National Assembly, the leader of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf party Imran Khan, left, greets speaker of the National Assembly Asad Qaiser in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Pakistan'...(National Assembly, via AP). In this photo released by the National Assembly, the leader of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf party Imran Khan, left, greets speaker of the National Assembly Asad Qaiser in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Pakistan'...
    Pakistani lawmakers gather in parliament to elect former cricket star turned politician Imran Khan as prime minister.
    Pakistani lawmakers gather in parliament to elect former cricket star turned politician Imran Khan as prime minister.
  • Al-Qaida bomb master killed in US strike, officials say

    Al-Qaida bomb master killed in US strike, officials say

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:56 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:56:47 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 10:02 PM EDT2018-08-18 02:02:04 GMT

    Yemeni officials and a tribal leader say al-Qaida's chief bomb maker behind the 2009 Christmas Day plot to down an airliner over Detroit was killed months ago by a U.S. drone strike.

    Yemeni officials and a tribal leader say al-Qaida's chief bomb maker behind the 2009 Christmas Day plot to down an airliner over Detroit was killed months ago by a U.S. drone strike.

  • The Latest: Italy buries its Genoa dead as emotions surge

    The Latest: Italy buries its Genoa dead as emotions surge

    Friday, August 17 2018 6:30 AM EDT2018-08-17 10:30:30 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 9:16 PM EDT2018-08-18 01:16:39 GMT
    (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...(Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...
    Davide Capello was driving across the bridge toward the Italian city of Genoa when suddenly, the road dropped out from under him.
    Davide Capello was driving across the bridge toward the Italian city of Genoa when suddenly, the road dropped out from under him.
  • Culinary greats honor late French master chef Joel Robuchon

    Culinary greats honor late French master chef Joel Robuchon

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:41 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:41:00 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 6:31 PM EDT2018-08-17 22:31:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File). FILE - In this Sept.7, 2014 file photo, French chef Joel Robuchon poses for photographers during a photocall for the movie "The Hundred-Foot Journey", in Paris, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. French master chef Joel Robuchon ha...(AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File). FILE - In this Sept.7, 2014 file photo, French chef Joel Robuchon poses for photographers during a photocall for the movie "The Hundred-Foot Journey", in Paris, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. French master chef Joel Robuchon ha...
    Hundreds of chefs, among them some of the world's top cooks, have gathered to pay their respects to one of the masters of French cuisine Joel Robuchon.
    Hundreds of chefs, among them some of the world's top cooks, have gathered to pay their respects to one of the masters of French cuisine Joel Robuchon.
  • US officials: Ex-IS fighter accepted in US as refugee

    US officials: Ex-IS fighter accepted in US as refugee

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:10 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:10:54 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-08-17 22:22:48 GMT
    (U.S. Attorney's Office via AP). This undated photo provided by the U.S. Attorney's Office shows Omar Abdulsattar Ameen. The refugee from Iraq was arrested Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Northern California on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi p...(U.S. Attorney's Office via AP). This undated photo provided by the U.S. Attorney's Office shows Omar Abdulsattar Ameen. The refugee from Iraq was arrested Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Northern California on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi p...
    An Iraqi man arrested in California is accused of being a former Islamic State fighter and killing a police officer in Iraq after he qualified to be resettled in the U.S. as part of a refugee program.
    An Iraqi man arrested in California is accused of being a former Islamic State fighter and killing a police officer in Iraq after he qualified to be resettled in the U.S. as part of a refugee program.
  • Al-Qaida in Yemen denies AP report on secret deals with UAE

    Al-Qaida in Yemen denies AP report on secret deals with UAE

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:31:35 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:41:40 GMT
    Yemen's al-Qaida branch has denied an Associated Press report saying that it struck secret deals over territories it controls with the Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels in the country.
    Yemen's al-Qaida branch has denied an Associated Press report saying that it struck secret deals over territories it controls with the Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels in the country.
  • Armenia's new PM marks 100 days in office with giant rally

    Armenia's new PM marks 100 days in office with giant rally

    Friday, August 17 2018 3:36 PM EDT2018-08-17 19:36:40 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 3:58 PM EDT2018-08-17 19:58:45 GMT
    Armenia's new prime minister has marked his first 100 days in office by calling a rally that has attracted about 100,000 enthusiastic supporters.
    Armenia's new prime minister has marked his first 100 days in office by calling a rally that has attracted about 100,000 enthusiastic supporters.
  • Bob Mackie's designs for Cher, Carol Burnett up for auction

    Bob Mackie's designs for Cher, Carol Burnett up for auction

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:55 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:55:46 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-08-17 19:52:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Fashion and Costume Designer Bob Mackie poses with two of his iconic designs, a scarlet red satin gown worn by Cher in 1975, right, and a marigold jersey jumpsuit worn by Cher between 1971-1976, left, in London, Thursday...(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Fashion and Costume Designer Bob Mackie poses with two of his iconic designs, a scarlet red satin gown worn by Cher in 1975, right, and a marigold jersey jumpsuit worn by Cher between 1971-1976, left, in London, Thursday...
    Bob Mackie-designed outfits worn by Cher, Carol Burnett, Diana Ross and others are going up for auction.
    Bob Mackie-designed outfits worn by Cher, Carol Burnett, Diana Ross and others are going up for auction.
  • Romanian PM tells EU: Force against protesters was justified

    Romanian PM tells EU: Force against protesters was justified

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:11 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:11:28 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 3:38 PM EDT2018-08-17 19:38:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). People run as riot police charges to clear the square during protests outside the government headquarters, in Bucharest, Romania, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Romanians who live abroad are staging an anti-government protest calling o...(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). People run as riot police charges to clear the square during protests outside the government headquarters, in Bucharest, Romania, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Romanians who live abroad are staging an anti-government protest calling o...
    Romania's prime minister has defended the use of force by riot police during a violent protest that left more than 450 people injured.
    Romania's prime minister has defended the use of force by riot police during a violent protest that left more than 450 people injured.
  • Woman whose family perished in Greek fire files lawsuit

    Woman whose family perished in Greek fire files lawsuit

    Friday, August 17 2018 9:42 AM EDT2018-08-17 13:42:05 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 3:09 PM EDT2018-08-17 19:09:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, FILE). FILE- In this file photo dated Tuesday, July 24, 2018, firefighters stand on the cliff top where burned trees hug the coastline in Mati east of Athens, after wildfires raged through the popular seaside areas near t...(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, FILE). FILE- In this file photo dated Tuesday, July 24, 2018, firefighters stand on the cliff top where burned trees hug the coastline in Mati east of Athens, after wildfires raged through the popular seaside areas near t...
    A woman whose husband and children died in a deadly forest fire in Greece has filed a criminal lawsuit against seven officials, including the country's interior minister, asserting they share the blame for the...
    A woman whose husband and children died in a deadly forest fire in Greece has filed a criminal lawsuit against seven officials, including the country's interior minister, asserting they share the blame for the blaze that killed dozens.
  • Palestinians say 2 killed by Israel fire at Gaza border

    Palestinians say 2 killed by Israel fire at Gaza border

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:20:52 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:33:54 GMT
    Gaza's Health Ministry says a Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire at a protest along the border amid ongoing Egyptian efforts to broker a cease-fire.
    Gaza's Health Ministry says a Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire at a protest along the border amid ongoing Egyptian efforts to broker a cease-fire.
  • Could Brazil's da Silva really run? It's not likely

    Could Brazil's da Silva really run? It's not likely

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:55 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:55:59 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:22:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andre Penner, File). FILE - In this April 7, 2018 file photo, former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva looks on before speaking to supporters outside the Metal Workers Union headquarters in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. Da Silva ...(AP Photo/Andre Penner, File). FILE - In this April 7, 2018 file photo, former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva looks on before speaking to supporters outside the Metal Workers Union headquarters in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. Da Silva ...
    Now that former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has registered his candidacy for president, experts say there is a narrow but unlikely path by which authorities could allow him to run.
    Now that former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has registered his candidacy for president, experts say there is a narrow but unlikely path by which authorities could allow him to run.
  • Nigeria construction site collapses, trapping several people

    Nigeria construction site collapses, trapping several people

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:01 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:01:28 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 2:09 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:09:06 GMT
    Nigerian rescue officials say they are working to pull out a number of people trapped under the rubble of a collapsed shopping complex that was under construction in the capital, Abuja.
    Nigerian rescue officials say they are working to pull out a number of people trapped under the rubble of a collapsed shopping complex that was under construction in the capital, Abuja.
  • Yemeni official says rebels storm WFP warehouse in port city

    Yemeni official says rebels storm WFP warehouse in port city

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:01 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:01:26 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 2:03 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:03:07 GMT
    A Yemeni minister has accused rival Houthi rebels of storming a warehouse used by the World Food Program to store humanitarian aid, in the war-torn Red Sea port city of Hodeida.
    A Yemeni minister has accused rival Houthi rebels of storming a warehouse used by the World Food Program to store humanitarian aid, in the war-torn Red Sea port city of Hodeida.
  • Long-distance bus overturns on German highway, 22 hurt

    Long-distance bus overturns on German highway, 22 hurt

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:26:18 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:02:08 GMT
    (Bernd Wuestneck/dpa via AP). A bus sits beside the Autobahn A 19 in Linstow near Rostock, northern Germany, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, after it was driven into a ditch and turned over. Six people were seriously injured and a further 10 slightly hurt.(Bernd Wuestneck/dpa via AP). A bus sits beside the Autobahn A 19 in Linstow near Rostock, northern Germany, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, after it was driven into a ditch and turned over. Six people were seriously injured and a further 10 slightly hurt.
    Authorities say a bus headed from Stockholm to Berlin has come off a highway in northeastern Germany and overturned, injuring 16.
    Authorities say a bus headed from Stockholm to Berlin has come off a highway in northeastern Germany and overturned, injuring 16.
  • Vatican in 'shame and sorrow' over abuses in Pennsylvania

    Vatican in 'shame and sorrow' over abuses in Pennsylvania

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:25:50 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:57:47 GMT
    (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP). FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010 file photo, Pope Francis, left, talks with Papal Foundation Chairman Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washinghton, D.C., during a meeting with members of the Papal Fo...(L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP). FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010 file photo, Pope Francis, left, talks with Papal Foundation Chairman Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washinghton, D.C., during a meeting with members of the Papal Fo...
    The Vatican has called the sex abuse described in a grand jury report in Pennsylvania "criminal and morally reprehensible.".
    The Vatican has called the sex abuse described in a grand jury report in Pennsylvania "criminal and morally reprehensible.".
  • Tipping the scales: White lion cubs bulking up in Germany

    Tipping the scales: White lion cubs bulking up in Germany

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:31 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:31:34 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:13:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jens Meyer). Four rare African white lion cubs sit in their enclosure at the zoo in Magdeburg, Germany, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Keepers weighed the three males and one female and carried out health checks on the cats, which are rare in the wil...(AP Photo/Jens Meyer). Four rare African white lion cubs sit in their enclosure at the zoo in Magdeburg, Germany, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Keepers weighed the three males and one female and carried out health checks on the cats, which are rare in the wil...
    They're still tiny, but the white lion cubs at the Magdeburg zoo in eastern Germany are putting on weight fast.
    They're still tiny, but the white lion cubs at the Magdeburg zoo in eastern Germany are putting on weight fast.
  • Moroccan feminist activist arrested amid abortion campaign

    Moroccan feminist activist arrested amid abortion campaign

    Friday, August 17 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:41:12 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:03:42 GMT
    A prominent Moroccan feminist who campaigns for abortion access and LGBT rights has been arrested for alleged public drinking and disturbance of order.
    A prominent Moroccan feminist who campaigns for abortion access and LGBT rights has been arrested for alleged public drinking and disturbance of order.
  • Benjamin Smith is new CEO of Air France-KLM, unions worried

    Benjamin Smith is new CEO of Air France-KLM, unions worried

    Friday, August 17 2018 5:00 AM EDT2018-08-17 09:00:25 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:01:11 GMT
    (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP). In this Feb. 9, 2017, photo Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines Air Canada, speaks before revealing the new Air Canada Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner at a hangar at the Toronto Pearson International Airport i...(Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP). In this Feb. 9, 2017, photo Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines Air Canada, speaks before revealing the new Air Canada Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner at a hangar at the Toronto Pearson International Airport i...
    Air France-KLM's unions voiced their concerns and skepticism after the company appointed Benjamin Smith as new CEO with the support of the French state.
    Air France-KLM's unions voiced their concerns and skepticism after the company appointed Benjamin Smith as new CEO with the support of the French state.
  • German charged over alleged combat role in Afghan Taliban

    German charged over alleged combat role in Afghan Taliban

    Friday, August 17 2018 11:23 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:23:22 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:54:15 GMT
    Prosecutors have charged a German citizen accused of fighting for the Taliban in Afghanistan, accusing him of membership in a terrorist organization, attempted murder and weapons offenses.
    Prosecutors have charged a German citizen accused of fighting for the Taliban in Afghanistan, accusing him of membership in a terrorist organization, attempted murder and weapons offenses.
  • Bishops request Vatican investigation as abuse crisis grows

    Bishops request Vatican investigation as abuse crisis grows

    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:23 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:23:08 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:47:33 GMT
    The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is inviting the Vatican to play a key role investigating the scandal involving former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who allegedly engaged in sexual misconduct with minors and...
    The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is inviting the Vatican to play a key role investigating the scandal involving former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who allegedly engaged in sexual misconduct with minors and adult seminarians.
  • Indians gather as former premier Vajpayee is cremated

    Indians gather as former premier Vajpayee is cremated

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:44 AM EDT2018-08-17 06:44:24 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:27:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manish Swarup). The body of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, wrapped in the Indian national flag, is taken in full state honor to the Bharatiya Janata party office for people to pay their last tributes in New Delhi, India, F...(AP Photo/Manish Swarup). The body of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, wrapped in the Indian national flag, is taken in full state honor to the Bharatiya Janata party office for people to pay their last tributes in New Delhi, India, F...
    Indians are paying homage to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as his body is taken to his Hindu nationalist party's headquarters before cremation on the banks of the Yamuna River.
    Indians are paying homage to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as his body is taken to his Hindu nationalist party's headquarters before cremation on the banks of the Yamuna River.
  • Knives and guns: Serb-Russian youth camp closed after outcry

    Knives and guns: Serb-Russian youth camp closed after outcry

    Friday, August 17 2018 8:40 AM EDT2018-08-17 12:40:47 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 11:01 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:01:58 GMT
    Police have closed a summer youth camp on a mountain in western Serbia organized by Russian and Serbian far-right groups after a public outcry.
    Police have closed a summer youth camp on a mountain in western Serbia organized by Russian and Serbian far-right groups after a public outcry.
  • Plane skids off rainy Manila runway, rips off engine, wheel

    Plane skids off rainy Manila runway, rips off engine, wheel

    Friday, August 17 2018 3:30 AM EDT2018-08-17 07:30:40 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:43:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). The left engine of Boeing passenger plane from China, a Xiamen Air, sits several meters away on the grassy portion of the runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport after it skidded off the runway while landing Friday, ...(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). The left engine of Boeing passenger plane from China, a Xiamen Air, sits several meters away on the grassy portion of the runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport after it skidded off the runway while landing Friday, ...
    A plane from China landing on a rain-soaked Manila runway in poor visibility has veered off in a muddy field with one engine and a wheel ripped off but no serious injuries among the 165 people aboard who scrambled...
    A plane from China landing on a rain-soaked Manila runway in poor visibility has veered off in a muddy field with one engine and a wheel ripped off but no serious injuries among the 165 people aboard who scrambled out through an emergency slide.
  • The Latest: Germany seeks refugee who may have been with IS

    The Latest: Germany seeks refugee who may have been with IS

    Friday, August 17 2018 9:50 AM EDT2018-08-17 13:50:47 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:28:13 GMT
    German authorities say they're looking into a Yazidi woman's claim that she ran into a man who bought her as a slave in an Islamic State-ruled area of Iraq after arriving in Germany.
    German authorities say they're looking into a Yazidi woman's claim that she ran into a man who bought her as a slave in an Islamic State-ruled area of Iraq after arriving in Germany.
  • UN rights chief condemns Bosnian Serb decision on Srebrenica

    UN rights chief condemns Bosnian Serb decision on Srebrenica

    Friday, August 17 2018 9:20 AM EDT2018-08-17 13:20:41 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:22:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). A Bosnian Muslim woman reacts as she walks among gravestones at the memorial centre of Potocari near Srebrenica, 150 kms north east of Sarajevo, Bosnia, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. The leader of Bosnia's Serbs has downplayed the...(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). A Bosnian Muslim woman reacts as she walks among gravestones at the memorial centre of Potocari near Srebrenica, 150 kms north east of Sarajevo, Bosnia, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. The leader of Bosnia's Serbs has downplayed the...
    The United Nations' human rights chief is condemning the Bosnian Serb legislature's decision to revoke support for a report acknowledging the 1995 massacre of thousands of Bosnian Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica.
    The United Nations' human rights chief is condemning the Bosnian Serb legislature's decision to revoke support for a report acknowledging the 1995 massacre of thousands of Bosnian Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica.
  • Former comedian appointed Slovenia's premier designate

    Former comedian appointed Slovenia's premier designate

    Friday, August 17 2018 9:50 AM EDT2018-08-17 13:50:41 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:17:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Bandic, File). FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 file photo, Slovenian presidential candidate Marjan Sarec talks to the media in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Marjan Sarec, a former comedian whose party finished second in Slovenia's parliamen...(AP Photo/Darko Bandic, File). FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 file photo, Slovenian presidential candidate Marjan Sarec talks to the media in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Marjan Sarec, a former comedian whose party finished second in Slovenia's parliamen...
    A former comedian whose party finished second in Slovenia's parliamentary election has been appointed prime minister designate.
    A former comedian whose party finished second in Slovenia's parliamentary election has been appointed prime minister designate.
  • Bridge collapse highlights Italy's aging infrastructure

    Bridge collapse highlights Italy's aging infrastructure

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:00 AM EDT2018-08-16 11:00:15 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 9:42 AM EDT2018-08-17 13:42:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nicola Marfisi). Workers inspect the the area around the collapsed Morandi highway bridge, in Genoa, northern Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa du...(AP Photo/Nicola Marfisi). Workers inspect the the area around the collapsed Morandi highway bridge, in Genoa, northern Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa du...
    The Italian government lashed out Thursday at the holding company for Autostrade per l'Italia for defending its financial interests in the face of the deadly bridge crash in Genoa without sparing a word for victims.
    The Italian government lashed out Thursday at the holding company for Autostrade per l'Italia for defending its financial interests in the face of the deadly bridge crash in Genoa without sparing a word for victims.
  • Spain remembers terror attacks that killed 16 in Catalonia

    Spain remembers terror attacks that killed 16 in Catalonia

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:35 AM EDT2018-08-17 08:35:39 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 8:36 AM EDT2018-08-17 12:36:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez). A woman places a flower around a memorial tribute of flowers, messages and candles on Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, the day before to the anniversary of the attacks that took place he...(AP Photo/Manu Fernandez). A woman places a flower around a memorial tribute of flowers, messages and candles on Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, the day before to the anniversary of the attacks that took place he...
    Spain's King Felipe VI and Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez are among hundreds of people attending official ceremonies in Barcelona marking the first anniversary of terror attacks that killed 16 people.
    Spain's King Felipe VI and Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez are among hundreds of people attending official ceremonies in Barcelona marking the first anniversary of terror attacks that killed 16 people.
  • Judge finds conspiracy to kill Kim with VX, women to testify

    Judge finds conspiracy to kill Kim with VX, women to testify

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:15 PM EDT2018-08-16 01:15:03 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 4:26 AM EDT2018-08-17 08:26:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun). Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, center, is escorted by police as she arrives for a court hearing at Shah Alam High Court in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Malaysian court will rule on Thursday whether the two women, D...(AP Photo/Yam G-Jun). Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, center, is escorted by police as she arrives for a court hearing at Shah Alam High Court in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Malaysian court will rule on Thursday whether the two women, D...
    Two women on trial for the assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother have arrived at a Malaysian court for a key ruling.
    Two women on trial for the assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother have arrived at a Malaysian court for a key ruling.
  • The Latest: Trump tweets support for pastor jailed in Turkey

    The Latest: Trump tweets support for pastor jailed in Turkey

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:50 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:50:23 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 4:25 AM EDT2018-08-17 08:25:50 GMT
    (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as he shakes hands with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani prior to their talks at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Turkey...(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as he shakes hands with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani prior to their talks at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Turkey...
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spoken with French President Emmanuel Macron, during which Macron said that Turkey's economic stability is important for France.
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spoken with French President Emmanuel Macron, during which Macron said that Turkey's economic stability is important for France.
  • Ugandan pop star, a government critic, faces military court

    Ugandan pop star, a government critic, faces military court

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:27 AM EDT2018-08-16 10:27:03 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 4:11 AM EDT2018-08-17 08:11:40 GMT
    Ugandan pop star, an outspoken government critic, to face military court after clashes.
    Ugandan pop star, an outspoken government critic, to face military court after clashes.
  • India's Vajpayee, who set off nuke race and peace, has died

    India's Vajpayee, who set off nuke race and peace, has died

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:30 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:30:22 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 4:11 AM EDT2018-08-17 08:11:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ajit Kumar, File). FILE - In this Jan. 15, 1999 file photo, Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, center, meets with delegations ahead of Eid al-Fitr in New Delhi, India. India's top leaders and politicians are on Thursday, Aug. 16, 201...(AP Photo/Ajit Kumar, File). FILE - In this Jan. 15, 1999 file photo, Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, center, meets with delegations ahead of Eid al-Fitr in New Delhi, India. India's top leaders and politicians are on Thursday, Aug. 16, 201...
    Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies after a prolonged illness.
    Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies after a prolonged illness.
  • Merkel, Putin share a headache: Donald Trump

    Merkel, Putin share a headache: Donald Trump

    Friday, August 17 2018 3:50 AM EDT2018-08-17 07:50:24 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 3:52 AM EDT2018-08-17 07:52:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, file). FILE - In this July 7, 2017 file photo Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel prior to the first working session on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Ger...(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, file). FILE - In this July 7, 2017 file photo Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel prior to the first working session on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Ger...
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russia's President Vladimir Putin will have plenty to talk about when they meet Saturday _ thanks in no small part to U.S. President Donald Trump.
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russia's President Vladimir Putin will have plenty to talk about when they meet Saturday _ thanks in no small part to U.S. President Donald Trump.
  • Afghan IS branch claims deadly attack on Shiites in Kabul

    Afghan IS branch claims deadly attack on Shiites in Kabul

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:17 AM EDT2018-08-16 06:17:51 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 3:46 AM EDT2018-08-17 07:46:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). Relatives pray near to the dead bodies of civilians after Wednesday's deadly suicide bombing that targeted a training class in a private building in the Shiite neighborhood of Dasht-i Barcha, in western Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursd...(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). Relatives pray near to the dead bodies of civilians after Wednesday's deadly suicide bombing that targeted a training class in a private building in the Shiite neighborhood of Dasht-i Barcha, in western Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursd...
    Afghan authorities revise down death toll from previous day's suicide bombing in Shite area to 34 killed, not 48.
    Afghan authorities revise down death toll from previous day's suicide bombing in Shite area to 34 killed, not 48.
  • Plane skids off rainy Manila runway, rips off engine, wheel

    Plane skids off rainy Manila runway, rips off engine, wheel

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:23 PM EDT2018-08-17 03:23:42 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 3:33 AM EDT2018-08-17 07:33:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). Rescuers are seen at the scene as a Boeing passenger plane from China, a Xiamen Air, lies on the grassy portion of the runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport after it skidded off the runway while landing Friday, Aug...(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). Rescuers are seen at the scene as a Boeing passenger plane from China, a Xiamen Air, lies on the grassy portion of the runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport after it skidded off the runway while landing Friday, Aug...
    A plane from China has skidded off a runway at Manila's airport while landing in a downpour and its 157 passengers and eight crew members have been evacuated safely by emergency slides.
    A plane from China has skidded off a runway at Manila's airport while landing in a downpour and its 157 passengers and eight crew members have been evacuated safely by emergency slides.
  • The Latest: Amnesty: Kabul attack on Shiites is 'war crime'

    The Latest: Amnesty: Kabul attack on Shiites is 'war crime'

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:29 AM EDT2018-08-16 06:29:44 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 2:48 AM EDT2018-08-17 06:48:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). Relatives pray near to the dead bodies of civilians after Wednesday's deadly suicide bombing that targeted a training class in a private building in the Shiite neighborhood of Dasht-i Barcha, in western Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursd...(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). Relatives pray near to the dead bodies of civilians after Wednesday's deadly suicide bombing that targeted a training class in a private building in the Shiite neighborhood of Dasht-i Barcha, in western Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursd...
    The Latest: Police say gunmen besiege compound belonging to Afghan intelligence service in Kabul.
    The Latest: Police say gunmen besiege compound belonging to Afghan intelligence service in Kabul.
  • The Latest: Indonesian to testify when murder trial resumes

    The Latest: Indonesian to testify when murder trial resumes

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:00 AM EDT2018-08-16 05:00:11 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 2:31 AM EDT2018-08-17 06:31:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeffrey Ong). Indonesian Siti Aisyah, left, is escorted by police as she arrives for a court hearing at Shah Alam High Court in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018.  Malaysian court will rule on Thursday whether the two women, Sit...(AP Photo/Jeffrey Ong). Indonesian Siti Aisyah, left, is escorted by police as she arrives for a court hearing at Shah Alam High Court in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Malaysian court will rule on Thursday whether the two women, Sit...
    A Malaysian judge has ruled the two women charged with murdering the North Korean leader's half brother should begin entering their defense.
    A Malaysian judge has ruled the two women charged with murdering the North Korean leader's half brother should begin entering their defense.
  • Turkish finance chief tries to reassure investors on crisis

    Turkish finance chief tries to reassure investors on crisis

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:30 AM EDT2018-08-16 07:30:04 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-08-17 05:24:39 GMT
    The Turkish lira has rebound from record losses a day after Qatar pledged US$15 billion in investments to help Turkey's economy.
    The Turkish lira has rebound from record losses a day after Qatar pledged US$15 billion in investments to help Turkey's economy.
  • The Latest: Bridge collapse death toll lowered by 1 to 38

    The Latest: Bridge collapse death toll lowered by 1 to 38

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:00 AM EDT2018-08-16 08:00:05 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:00 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:00:10 GMT
    The mayor of Genoa, Italy, has declared two days of mourning following a bridge collapse which killed at least 39 people. (Source: CNN)The mayor of Genoa, Italy, has declared two days of mourning following a bridge collapse which killed at least 39 people. (Source: CNN)

    The holding company for Autostrade per l'Italia was facing a volatile trading day after the government announced it would take steps to revoke the concession following the deadly bridge collapse in Genoa.

    The holding company for Autostrade per l'Italia was facing a volatile trading day after the government announced it would take steps to revoke the concession following the deadly bridge collapse in Genoa.

  • Russia says drone attacks on its Syria base have increased

    Russia says drone attacks on its Syria base have increased

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:25:27 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:59 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:59:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sergei Grits). A local resident rides his motorcycle near portraits of Syrian President Bashar al-Asad, right, and Russian President Vladimir Putin in the town of Rastan, Syria, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. The Russian Defense Ministry said it i...(AP Photo/Sergei Grits). A local resident rides his motorcycle near portraits of Syrian President Bashar al-Asad, right, and Russian President Vladimir Putin in the town of Rastan, Syria, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. The Russian Defense Ministry said it i...
    The Russian military says the number of drone attacks on its main base in Syria has increased.
    The Russian military says the number of drone attacks on its main base in Syria has increased.
  • German passenger jet makes safe unscheduled landing on Crete

    German passenger jet makes safe unscheduled landing on Crete

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:01:35 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:48 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:48:19 GMT
    Greek state TV says a passenger plane flying from Egypt to Germany with 250 passengers has made an unscheduled landing on the island of Crete after reporting a potential bomb threat.
    Greek state TV says a passenger plane flying from Egypt to Germany with 250 passengers has made an unscheduled landing on the island of Crete after reporting a potential bomb threat.
  • Moscow bristles at US sanctions on Russian company

    Moscow bristles at US sanctions on Russian company

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:01:15 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:27:04 GMT
    Russia warned that the latest U.S. sanctions against a Russian company accused by Washington of breaching international restrictions on North Korea could undermine denuclearization talks with Pyongyang.
    Russia warned that the latest U.S. sanctions against a Russian company accused by Washington of breaching international restrictions on North Korea could undermine denuclearization talks with Pyongyang.
  • Russian court frees from jail 2 teenagers in extremism case

    Russian court frees from jail 2 teenagers in extremism case

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:16 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:16:38 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:25:16 GMT
    Moscow court releases two teenagers facing extremism charges from jail and puts them under house arrest.
    Moscow court releases two teenagers facing extremism charges from jail and puts them under house arrest.
  • Italy lowers confirmed death toll to 38 in Genoa collapse

    Italy lowers confirmed death toll to 38 in Genoa collapse

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:25 AM EDT2018-08-16 07:25:03 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:57 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:57:22 GMT
    A large section of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa, Italy, crumbled during a strong storm Tuesday, sending vehicles plunging to the ground. (Source: CNN)A large section of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa, Italy, crumbled during a strong storm Tuesday, sending vehicles plunging to the ground. (Source: CNN)

    Prosecutors are investigating both the maintenance and design of an Italian bridge as a cause of the deadly collapse that killed at least 39 people.

    Prosecutors are investigating both the maintenance and design of an Italian bridge as a cause of the deadly collapse that killed at least 39 people.

  • Pakistan's ruling party suspends lawmaker for assault

    Pakistan's ruling party suspends lawmaker for assault

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:50:30 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:56:29 GMT
    Pakistan's ruling party of Imran Khan suspends newly elected lawmaker over video of him beating up a citizen.
    Pakistan's ruling party of Imran Khan suspends newly elected lawmaker over video of him beating up a citizen.
  • Scottish neo-Nazi jailed for 12 years for bomb-making bid

    Scottish neo-Nazi jailed for 12 years for bomb-making bid

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:35 AM EDT2018-08-16 14:35:28 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:36:03 GMT
    A Scottish man with far-right views has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for attempting to build a bomb that prosecutors say could have caused carnage.
    A Scottish man with far-right views has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for attempting to build a bomb that prosecutors say could have caused carnage.
  • In US dispute, a few Turks destroy iPhones in online posts

    In US dispute, a few Turks destroy iPhones in online posts

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:30 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:30:30 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:52:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). People walk past an advertising billboard at an upscale neighbourhood in Istanbul, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018.  Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan,  had said that his country will boycott U.S.-made electronic goods ami...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). People walk past an advertising billboard at an upscale neighbourhood in Istanbul, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, had said that his country will boycott U.S.-made electronic goods ami...
    A small number of Turks are responding to their president's call to boycott American electronic goods by posting videos in which they smash iPhones with bats, hammers and other blunt instruments.
    A small number of Turks are responding to their president's call to boycott American electronic goods by posting videos in which they smash iPhones with bats, hammers and other blunt instruments.
  • US officials: Iraqi refugee was part of terror group

    US officials: Iraqi refugee was part of terror group

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-08-15 23:43:37 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:27:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). A federal agent removes items from an apartment following the arrest of Omar Ameen, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Ameen, a 45-year-old Iraqi refugee, was arrested on a warrant alleging that he killed an Ir...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). A federal agent removes items from an apartment following the arrest of Omar Ameen, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Ameen, a 45-year-old Iraqi refugee, was arrested on a warrant alleging that he killed an Ir...
    A 45-year-old Iraqi refugee has been arrested in Northern California on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi policeman while serving with the Islamic State terror organization.
    A 45-year-old Iraqi refugee has been arrested in Northern California on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi policeman while serving with the Islamic State terror organization.
  • Turkey braces for hard times amid currency crisis, US spat

    Turkey braces for hard times amid currency crisis, US spat

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:20:06 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:42 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:42:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). People wait at a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. The Turkish lira has nosedived in value in the past week, but some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalati...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). People wait at a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. The Turkish lira has nosedived in value in the past week, but some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalati...
    Some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalating dispute with the United States, in an indication that they are ready to endure economic pain and risk further deterioration in a...
    Some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalating dispute with the United States, in an indication that they are ready to endure economic pain and risk further deterioration in a Cold War-era alliance.
  • Physician to Queen Elizabeth II killed in cycling accident

    Physician to Queen Elizabeth II killed in cycling accident

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:02:49 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:13:14 GMT
    A physician to Queen Elizabeth II Has been killed by a truck as he cycled through central London.
    A physician to Queen Elizabeth II Has been killed by a truck as he cycled through central London.
  • Mali's president wins runoff vote with more than 67 percent

    Mali's president wins runoff vote with more than 67 percent

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:55 AM EDT2018-08-16 10:55:19 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:12:20 GMT
    Mali's president wins runoff election with more than 67 percent of the vote.
    Mali's president wins runoff election with more than 67 percent of the vote.
  • New Amnesty leader slams Trump for breaking up families

    New Amnesty leader slams Trump for breaking up families

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:30 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:30:25 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:41:58 GMT
    New Amnesty leader slams Trump's family separations as 'one of the worst atrocities' in years.
    New Amnesty leader slams Trump's family separations as 'one of the worst atrocities' in years.
  • Mattis says US will work more closely with Argentina

    Mattis says US will work more closely with Argentina

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:47:37 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-08-16 14:43:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, left, and Argentina's Defense Minister Oscar Raul Aguad shake hands in Buenos Aires, Argentina Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Mattis is on an official visit to several South American countr...(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, left, and Argentina's Defense Minister Oscar Raul Aguad shake hands in Buenos Aires, Argentina Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Mattis is on an official visit to several South American countr...
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is pledging closer defense cooperation with Argentina.
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is pledging closer defense cooperation with Argentina.
  • UN panel calls on Bahrain to release activist Nabeel Rajab

    UN panel calls on Bahrain to release activist Nabeel Rajab

    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:21 AM EDT2018-08-16 13:21:54 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-08-16 13:25:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File). FILE - In this May 28, 2012 file photo, human rights activist Nabeel Rajab gestures as he leaves a police station in Manama, Bahrain.  A United Nations panel said Thursday Aug. 16, 2018, Bahrain should immediately release...(AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File). FILE - In this May 28, 2012 file photo, human rights activist Nabeel Rajab gestures as he leaves a police station in Manama, Bahrain. A United Nations panel said Thursday Aug. 16, 2018, Bahrain should immediately release...
    UN panel says Bahrain should immediately release imprisoned activist Nabeel Rajab.
    UN panel says Bahrain should immediately release imprisoned activist Nabeel Rajab.
  • New Malaysian government repeals law banning 'fake news'

    New Malaysian government repeals law banning 'fake news'

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:40 AM EDT2018-08-16 11:40:14 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:22 AM EDT2018-08-16 13:22:35 GMT
    Malaysia's new government has repealed a widely criticized law prohibiting "fake news," in a move hailed as a landmark moment for human rights by a group of Southeast Asian lawmakers.
    Malaysia's new government has repealed a widely criticized law prohibiting "fake news," in a move hailed as a landmark moment for human rights by a group of Southeast Asian lawmakers.
  • Vienna authorities ban eating on subway trains

    Vienna authorities ban eating on subway trains

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:50 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:50:19 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:52:09 GMT
    Authorities in Vienna have decided to ban passengers from eating in the Austrian capital's subway trains.
    Authorities in Vienna have decided to ban passengers from eating in the Austrian capital's subway trains.
  • Brussels highlights sun-splashed summer with flower carpet

    Brussels highlights sun-splashed summer with flower carpet

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:30 AM EDT2018-08-16 11:30:33 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:27 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:27:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). The Brussels Flower Carpet, laid out in its entirety, on the Grand Place in Brussels, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. More than 500,000 flowers were used to create the Latin American theme, devoted to the Mexican region of Guanajuato...(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). The Brussels Flower Carpet, laid out in its entirety, on the Grand Place in Brussels, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. More than 500,000 flowers were used to create the Latin American theme, devoted to the Mexican region of Guanajuato...
    Brussels is highlighting its sun-splashed summer with a Mexican-themed carpet of over half a million flowers on its historic Grand-Place.
    Brussels is highlighting its sun-splashed summer with a Mexican-themed carpet of over half a million flowers on its historic Grand-Place.
  • Polish president vetoes law on EU Parliament elections

    Polish president vetoes law on EU Parliament elections

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:06 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:06:22 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:10:26 GMT
    The Polish president has vetoed a law on elections to the European Union Parliament that would have benefited large political parties and made it harder for small parties to reach a threshold to get seats.
    The Polish president has vetoed a law on elections to the European Union Parliament that would have benefited large political parties and made it harder for small parties to reach a threshold to get seats.
  • UK police given more time to quiz Parliament crash suspect

    UK police given more time to quiz Parliament crash suspect

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:30 AM EDT2018-08-16 08:30:10 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:33 AM EDT2018-08-16 11:33:44 GMT
    (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP). The area is packed with tourists as police secure the scene near a road barrier outside the Houses of Parliament in London, the day after a suspected terror attack, Wednesday Aug. 15, 2018. British counter-terrorism police ...(Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP). The area is packed with tourists as police secure the scene near a road barrier outside the Houses of Parliament in London, the day after a suspected terror attack, Wednesday Aug. 15, 2018. British counter-terrorism police ...

    The suspect is being held on suspicion of terrorism and attempted murder but has not been charged.

    The suspect is being held on suspicion of terrorism and attempted murder but has not been charged.

  • Nuke talks uncertain, US hits shippers with NKorea sanctions

    Nuke talks uncertain, US hits shippers with NKorea sanctions

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:47:14 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:37 AM EDT2018-08-16 10:37:33 GMT
    The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on three companies it says are helping North Korea with illicit shipments of goods to fund its nuclear program.
    The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on three companies it says are helping North Korea with illicit shipments of goods to fund its nuclear program.
  • Doctor killed, assistant injured in stabbing in Germany

    Doctor killed, assistant injured in stabbing in Germany

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:55 AM EDT2018-08-16 08:55:07 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:37 AM EDT2018-08-16 10:37:30 GMT
    Police say a doctor has been killed and an assistant seriously injured in a stabbing at a medical practice in southwestern Germany.
    Police say a doctor has been killed and an assistant seriously injured in a stabbing at a medical practice in southwestern Germany.
  • Judge criticizes German officials over radical's deportation

    Judge criticizes German officials over radical's deportation

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:40 AM EDT2018-08-16 07:40:04 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:26 AM EDT2018-08-16 08:26:20 GMT
    A judge is accusing German authorities of testing the limits of the law in the deportation to Tunisia of a suspected former aide to Osama bin Laden.
    A judge is accusing German authorities of testing the limits of the law in the deportation to Tunisia of a suspected former aide to Osama bin Laden.
  • Japanese emperor tries to make amends for his father's war

    Japanese emperor tries to make amends for his father's war

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:49 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:49:29 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:06 AM EDT2018-08-16 08:06:50 GMT
    Japan's Emperor Akihito has expressed deep remorse over his country's role in World War II as he made his last appearance at a ceremony marking the end of the hostilities.
    Japan's Emperor Akihito has expressed deep remorse over his country's role in World War II as he made his last appearance at a ceremony marking the end of the hostilities.
  • The Latest: Survivors describe Italy bridge collapse

    The Latest: Survivors describe Italy bridge collapse

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:52 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:52:30 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:55 AM EDT2018-08-16 07:55:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). A view of the Morandi highway bridge that collapsed in Genoa, northern Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. A large section of the bridge collapsed over an industrial area in the Italian city of Genova during a sudden and violen...(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). A view of the Morandi highway bridge that collapsed in Genoa, northern Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. A large section of the bridge collapsed over an industrial area in the Italian city of Genova during a sudden and violen...
    The Latest: Italian authorities have raised death toll in the Genoa highway bridge collapse to at least 37.
    The Latest: Italian authorities have raised death toll in the Genoa highway bridge collapse to at least 37.
  • Turkey increases tariffs on some US goods, escalating feud

    Turkey increases tariffs on some US goods, escalating feud

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:14 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:14:45 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:36 AM EDT2018-08-16 07:36:00 GMT
    Turkey is increasing tariffs on imports of series of U.S. products, escalating a feud with the United States that has helped trigger a currency crisis.
    Turkey is increasing tariffs on imports of series of U.S. products, escalating a feud with the United States that has helped trigger a currency crisis.
  • Italy hunts for blame in bridge collapse that killed 39

    Italy hunts for blame in bridge collapse that killed 39

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:26 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:26:11 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:07 AM EDT2018-08-16 07:07:57 GMT
    (Vigili Del Fuoco via AP). In this photo released by the Italian firefighters, rescue teams work among the rubble of the collapsed Morando highway bridge in Genoa, northern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with Fr...(Vigili Del Fuoco via AP). In this photo released by the Italian firefighters, rescue teams work among the rubble of the collapsed Morando highway bridge in Genoa, northern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with Fr...

    Rescue and recovery efforts continued through the night into the morning in Italy following the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa, while authorities raised the death toll to 35 with three missing.

    Rescue and recovery efforts continued through the night into the morning in Italy following the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa, while authorities raised the death toll to 35 with three missing.

  • Suicide bomber targets Shiite students in Kabul, killing 48

    Suicide bomber targets Shiite students in Kabul, killing 48

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:41 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:41:01 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:26 AM EDT2018-08-16 06:26:33 GMT
    Afghans are emerging from their homes and some shops are reopening in Ghazni nearly a week after a massive Taliban assault, as sporadic gunbattles continue in some parts of the eastern city.
    Afghans are emerging from their homes and some shops are reopening in Ghazni nearly a week after a massive Taliban assault, as sporadic gunbattles continue in some parts of the eastern city.
  • Cambodia's ruling party swept seats, official results show

    Cambodia's ruling party swept seats, official results show

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:31 PM EDT2018-08-16 03:31:50 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:26 AM EDT2018-08-16 06:26:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Heng Sinith, File). FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2018, file photo, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen gestures while speaking in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, at the polling place near his home on the day of the general elec...(AP Photo/Heng Sinith, File). FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2018, file photo, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen gestures while speaking in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, at the polling place near his home on the day of the general elec...
    Final results show Cambodia's ruling party swept the elections last month for the National Assembly, ensuring long-ruling Prime Minister Hun Sen another term but reinforcing skepticism of the vote's legitimacy.
    Final results show Cambodia's ruling party swept the elections last month for the National Assembly, ensuring long-ruling Prime Minister Hun Sen another term but reinforcing skepticism of the vote's legitimacy.
  • The Latest: Malta says Italy taking some Aquarius migrants

    The Latest: Malta says Italy taking some Aquarius migrants

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:47 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:47:08 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:48 PM EDT2018-08-16 01:48:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Claude Paris, File). FILE - In this Aug.1, 2018 file photo, the French NGO "SOS Mediterranee" Aquarius ship leaves the Marseille harbor, southern France. he European Commission said Monday Aug.13, 2018 that it is in contact with a number of m...(AP Photo/Claude Paris, File). FILE - In this Aug.1, 2018 file photo, the French NGO "SOS Mediterranee" Aquarius ship leaves the Marseille harbor, southern France. he European Commission said Monday Aug.13, 2018 that it is in contact with a number of m...
    The Latest: The Aquarius rescue ship has reached Malta's main port carrying 141 migrants rescued off Libya last Friday but whose landfall was delayed as European states bartered over who would take them.
    The Latest: The Aquarius rescue ship has reached Malta's main port carrying 141 migrants rescued off Libya last Friday but whose landfall was delayed as European states bartered over who would take them.
  • The Latest: UNICEF: Kabul attack on children 'deplorable'

    The Latest: UNICEF: Kabul attack on children 'deplorable'

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:11 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:11:06 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:42 PM EDT2018-08-16 00:42:13 GMT
    Afghan officials say a Taliban assault on two adjacent checkpoints in the northern Baghlan province has killed 30 soldiers and police.
    Afghan officials say a Taliban assault on two adjacent checkpoints in the northern Baghlan province has killed 30 soldiers and police.
  • Congo's latest Ebola outbreak taking place in a war zone

    Congo's latest Ebola outbreak taking place in a war zone

    Saturday, August 11 2018 10:29 AM EDT2018-08-11 14:29:11 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:34 PM EDT2018-08-15 23:34:47 GMT
    7 killed in rebel attack amid Congo's latest deadly Ebola outbreak; population sent fleeing.
    7 killed in rebel attack amid Congo's latest deadly Ebola outbreak; population sent fleeing.
  • Judge may acquit women or call defense in Kim Jong Nam trial

    Judge may acquit women or call defense in Kim Jong Nam trial

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:22:29 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:16 PM EDT2018-08-15 23:16:26 GMT
    Women on trial in Malaysia for the brazen assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother could be acquitted Thursday or called to enter their defense, which could last several more months.
    Women on trial in Malaysia for the brazen assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother could be acquitted Thursday or called to enter their defense, which could last several more months.
  • UK police seek motive of Sudan-born Parliament car crasher

    UK police seek motive of Sudan-born Parliament car crasher

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:07 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:07:33 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-08-15 19:21:27 GMT
    London authorities used bomb-sniffing dogs to check the area after a speeding car crashed outside Parliament. (Source: CNN)London authorities used bomb-sniffing dogs to check the area after a speeding car crashed outside Parliament. (Source: CNN)

    Counterterror detectives are working to uncover the motive behind what they suspect is the fourth vehicle attack in Britain in 18 months.

    Counterterror detectives are working to uncover the motive behind what they suspect is the fourth vehicle attack in Britain in 18 months.

  • Zimbabwe president urges court to toss opposition challenge

    Zimbabwe president urges court to toss opposition challenge

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:12 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:12:27 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:43 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:43:16 GMT
    Lawyers representing Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa have filed papers urging the country's Constitutional Court to throw out an opposition challenge to his election.
    Lawyers representing Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa have filed papers urging the country's Constitutional Court to throw out an opposition challenge to his election.
  • Britain: No Brexit deal would be "a huge strategic mistake"

    Britain: No Brexit deal would be "a huge strategic mistake"

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:47 AM EDT2018-08-15 10:47:30 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:40:57 GMT
    (Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva via AP). Finland's Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini, left, shakes hands with British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, during their press conference, in Vantaa, Finland, Tuesday,  Aug. 14, 2018.(Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva via AP). Finland's Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini, left, shakes hands with British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, during their press conference, in Vantaa, Finland, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.
    British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says it would be "a huge strategic mistake" if no deal is struck before Britain leaves the European Union in March as Brexit talks have stalled.
    British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says it would be "a huge strategic mistake" if no deal is struck before Britain leaves the European Union in March as Brexit talks have stalled.
  • Poland marks Army Day with parade, call for US military base

    Poland marks Army Day with parade, call for US military base

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-08-15 14:15:48 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:27 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:27:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz). Polish Army soldiers holding military unit banners march on one of the city's main streets during a yearly military parade celebrating the Polish Army Day in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, with the Royal Castle in th...(AP Photo/Alik Keplicz). Polish Army soldiers holding military unit banners march on one of the city's main streets during a yearly military parade celebrating the Polish Army Day in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, with the Royal Castle in th...
    Poland's president voices hope for a permanent U.S. military presence in his country as the Eastern European nation put on a large military parade on its Army Day holiday.
    Poland's president voices hope for a permanent U.S. military presence in his country as the Eastern European nation put on a large military parade on its Army Day holiday.
  • Germany creates 3rd gender identity for records: 'diverse'

    Germany creates 3rd gender identity for records: 'diverse'

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:42 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:42:25 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:18 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:18:02 GMT
    Germany's Cabinet has approved a third gender option for official records that will allow people to be registered as "diverse," complying with a Supreme Court ruling.
    Germany's Cabinet has approved a third gender option for official records that will allow people to be registered as "diverse," complying with a Supreme Court ruling.
  • New Amnesty International leader's 1st move targets Zimbabwe

    New Amnesty International leader's 1st move targets Zimbabwe

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:14 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:14:06 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-08-15 17:28:08 GMT
    New Amnesty International leader's 1st move targets Zimbabwe, 'injustices of the past'.
    New Amnesty International leader's 1st move targets Zimbabwe, 'injustices of the past'.
  • Publisher John Calder, champion of edgy authors, dies at 91

    Publisher John Calder, champion of edgy authors, dies at 91

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:29 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:29:06 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:01 PM EDT2018-08-15 17:01:42 GMT
    Influential publisher John Calder, who championed avant-garde authors and battled censorship, has died.
    Influential publisher John Calder, who championed avant-garde authors and battled censorship, has died.
  • A partial list of victims in the Genoa bridge collapse

    A partial list of victims in the Genoa bridge collapse

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:52:38 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:01 PM EDT2018-08-15 17:01:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). A truck perches on the edge of the Morandi highway bridge that collapsed in Genoa, northern Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. A large section of the bridge collapsed over an industrial area in the Italian city of Genova durin...(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). A truck perches on the edge of the Morandi highway bridge that collapsed in Genoa, northern Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. A large section of the bridge collapsed over an industrial area in the Italian city of Genova durin...
    A partial list of the 39 people who died in the collapse of the Genoa highway bridge on Tuesday.
    A partial list of the 39 people who died in the collapse of the Genoa highway bridge on Tuesday.
  • Forgotten remnant of Berlin Wall found in central district

    Forgotten remnant of Berlin Wall found in central district

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:01 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:01:52 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:22:21 GMT
    A local official has discovered a forgotten remnant of the Berlin Wall close to the new headquarters of Germany's foreign intelligence service.
    A local official has discovered a forgotten remnant of the Berlin Wall close to the new headquarters of Germany's foreign intelligence service.
  • Armenian police says officers injured in scuffle at station

    Armenian police says officers injured in scuffle at station

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:55:43 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:00 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:00:20 GMT
    Police in Armenia say that they have detained a man on charges of assaulting and injuring police officers in an incident that followed an attack on a group of gay people.
    Police in Armenia say that they have detained a man on charges of assaulting and injuring police officers in an incident that followed an attack on a group of gay people.
  • Northern Ireland marks 20 years since deadly Omagh blast

    Northern Ireland marks 20 years since deadly Omagh blast

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:59 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:59:27 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:50:43 GMT
    Bereaved families are marking the 20th anniversary of the Omagh bombing, the deadliest attack in Northern Ireland's four decades of violence.
    Bereaved families are marking the 20th anniversary of the Omagh bombing, the deadliest attack in Northern Ireland's four decades of violence.
  • Danes to fence German border to stop boars with swine fever

    Danes to fence German border to stop boars with swine fever

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:12 AM EDT2018-08-15 11:12:50 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-08-15 14:58:05 GMT
    Danes will erect a 70-kilometer (43.4-mile) fence along the German border to stop wild boars from crossing, in the hope of preventing the spread of African swine fever that can jeopardize the country's big pork...
    Danes will erect a 70-kilometer (43.4-mile) fence along the German border to stop wild boars from crossing, in the hope of preventing the spread of African swine fever that can jeopardize the country's big pork industry.
  • Putin to attend Austrian foreign minister's wedding

    Putin to attend Austrian foreign minister's wedding

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:30 AM EDT2018-08-15 14:30:58 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-08-15 14:49:32 GMT
    (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, attends a meeting during the 5th Caspian summit in Aktau, the Caspian Sea port in Kazakhstan, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018.(Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, attends a meeting during the 5th Caspian summit in Aktau, the Caspian Sea port in Kazakhstan, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018.
    The Kremlin says that President Vladimir Putin will attend the Austrian foreign minister's wedding.
    The Kremlin says that President Vladimir Putin will attend the Austrian foreign minister's wedding.
  • Man charged over mail bomb, threats to Swedish government

    Man charged over mail bomb, threats to Swedish government

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:22 AM EDT2018-08-15 11:22:29 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-08-15 14:12:12 GMT
    Swedish prosecutors have charged a 42-year-old man with attempted murder for sending a letter bomb to a company in Britain and with other crimes for threatening letters sent to two dozen lawmakers in Sweden,...
    Swedish prosecutors have charged a 42-year-old man with attempted murder for sending a letter bomb to a company in Britain and with other crimes for threatening letters sent to two dozen lawmakers in Sweden, including government members.
  • Germany deports 46 rejected Afghan asylum-seekers

    Germany deports 46 rejected Afghan asylum-seekers

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:54 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:54:54 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:48:09 GMT
    German authorities say they have deported 46 Afghans whose asylum requests were rejected to their homeland.
    German authorities say they have deported 46 Afghans whose asylum requests were rejected to their homeland.
  • Greek soldiers freed from Turkish prison return to families

    Greek soldiers freed from Turkish prison return to families

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:24 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:24:00 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:02:21 GMT
    (Yannis Moisiadis /InTime News via AP). Greek soldiers Dimitros Kouklatzis, center is welcomed by his parents at the airport of the the northern city of Thessaloniki , after spending months with another Greek soldier in a Turkish prison, early Wednesda...(Yannis Moisiadis /InTime News via AP). Greek soldiers Dimitros Kouklatzis, center is welcomed by his parents at the airport of the the northern city of Thessaloniki , after spending months with another Greek soldier in a Turkish prison, early Wednesda...
    Two Greek soldiers freed after spending months in a Turkish prison have been released from hospital following medical checks and are returning to their families, Greek authorities say.
    Two Greek soldiers freed after spending months in a Turkish prison have been released from hospital following medical checks and are returning to their families, Greek authorities say.
  • UK police return Buddha statue to India 57 years after theft

    UK police return Buddha statue to India 57 years after theft

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:22 AM EDT2018-08-15 11:22:31 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:54 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:54:10 GMT
    London's Metropolitan police have returned a 12th century statue of Buddha to India after recovering it 57 years after it was stolen.
    London's Metropolitan police have returned a 12th century statue of Buddha to India after recovering it 57 years after it was stolen.
  • Lombok lifted 10 inches by quake that killed nearly 400

    Lombok lifted 10 inches by quake that killed nearly 400

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:40 PM EDT2018-08-11 02:40:28 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:52:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago). Motorists ride past buildings ruined by Sunday's earthquake in Pamenang, Lombok Island, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The north of the popular resort island has been devastated by Sunday's earthquake, damaging thousands o...(AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago). Motorists ride past buildings ruined by Sunday's earthquake in Pamenang, Lombok Island, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The north of the popular resort island has been devastated by Sunday's earthquake, damaging thousands o...
    Scientists say the powerful Indonesian earthquake that killed more than 300 people lifted the island it struck by as much as 25 centimeters (10 inches).
    Scientists say the powerful Indonesian earthquake that killed more than 300 people lifted the island it struck by as much as 25 centimeters (10 inches).
  • Foe accused by Maduro says Venezuela military is fracturing

    Foe accused by Maduro says Venezuela military is fracturing

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:06 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:06:18 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:50 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:50:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara, File). FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2018 file photo, Julio Borges, president of the Venezuelan parliament, arrives for a meeting with Ernesto Macias, president of Colombia's Senate, at the Congress in Bogota, Colombia. Borges, the...(AP Photo/Fernando Vergara, File). FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2018 file photo, Julio Borges, president of the Venezuelan parliament, arrives for a meeting with Ernesto Macias, president of Colombia's Senate, at the Congress in Bogota, Colombia. Borges, the...
    The exiled opposition leader accused by Venezuelan authorities of directing a failed plot to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro says the greatest threat to the embattled socialist leader may be his detractors in...
    The exiled opposition leader accused by Venezuelan authorities of directing a failed plot to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro says the greatest threat to the embattled socialist leader may be his detractors in uniform standing quietly behind him.
  • 5 nations sign deal on Caspian Sea water, fishing rights

    5 nations sign deal on Caspian Sea water, fishing rights

    Sunday, August 12 2018 8:31 AM EDT2018-08-12 12:31:35 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:30 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:30:47 GMT
    Leaders of the five countries along the Caspian Sea have signed a convention aimed at ending decades-long uncertainty over exploitation of its resources.
    Leaders of the five countries along the Caspian Sea have signed a convention aimed at ending decades-long uncertainty over exploitation of its resources.
  • North Korea marks war anniversary, preps for big spectacle

    North Korea marks war anniversary, preps for big spectacle

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:01:10 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:50 AM EDT2018-08-15 10:50:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). Men leave after paying their respects before the giant bronze statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and his son Kim Jong Il during the anniversary of the end of World War II and the country's liberation from Japanese ...(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). Men leave after paying their respects before the giant bronze statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and his son Kim Jong Il during the anniversary of the end of World War II and the country's liberation from Japanese ...
    North Korea marks the anniversary of World War II's end with a series of low-key celebrations ahead of what is expected to be a much bigger event next month.
    North Korea marks the anniversary of World War II's end with a series of low-key celebrations ahead of what is expected to be a much bigger event next month.
  • Swedish police say suspect in car fires arrested in Turkey

    Swedish police say suspect in car fires arrested in Turkey

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:19 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:19:16 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:52:48 GMT
    (Adam Ihse/TT via AP). Burned cars parked at Frolunda Square in Gothenburg, Tuesday,  Aug. 14, 2018. Masked youth torched dozens of cars overnight in Sweden and threw rocks at police, prompting an angry response from the prime minister, who on Tuesday ...(Adam Ihse/TT via AP). Burned cars parked at Frolunda Square in Gothenburg, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Masked youth torched dozens of cars overnight in Sweden and threw rocks at police, prompting an angry response from the prime minister, who on Tuesday ...
    Police say that a man suspected of arson in connection with dozens of car fires in Goteborg, Sweden's second largest city, has been arrested in Turkey.
    Police say that a man suspected of arson in connection with dozens of car fires in Goteborg, Sweden's second largest city, has been arrested in Turkey.
  • Senior Chinese monk accused of sexual misconduct quits post

    Senior Chinese monk accused of sexual misconduct quits post

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:01:38 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:28 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:28:52 GMT
    One of China's most high-profile monks has resigned from a top national post following reports of sexual misconduct.
    One of China's most high-profile monks has resigned from a top national post following reports of sexual misconduct.
  • UN refugee agency demands end to Mediterranean impasses

    UN refugee agency demands end to Mediterranean impasses

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:02 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:02:05 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:09 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:09:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Claude Paris, File). FILE - In this Aug.1, 2018 file photo, the French NGO "SOS Mediterranee" Aquarius ship leaves the Marseille harbor, southern France. he European Commission said Monday Aug.13, 2018 that it is in contact with a number of m...(AP Photo/Claude Paris, File). FILE - In this Aug.1, 2018 file photo, the French NGO "SOS Mediterranee" Aquarius ship leaves the Marseille harbor, southern France. he European Commission said Monday Aug.13, 2018 that it is in contact with a number of m...
    The U.N. refugee agency is urging European countries to end a string of impasses over ships carrying rescued migrants and put together a Mediterranean regional arrangement that makes clear where such vessels can dock.
    The U.N. refugee agency is urging European countries to end a string of impasses over ships carrying rescued migrants and put together a Mediterranean regional arrangement that makes clear where such vessels can dock.
  • Bus crash in Ecuador kills 24 people, injures 22

    Bus crash in Ecuador kills 24 people, injures 22

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-08-14 13:08:05 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:05 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:05:09 GMT
    Ecuadorean officials say at least 23 people died and another 14 were injured when a long-distance bus overturned on a highway near Ecuador's capital. (Source: Raycom Media)Ecuadorean officials say at least 23 people died and another 14 were injured when a long-distance bus overturned on a highway near Ecuador's capital. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A bus apparently lost its brakes, then hit another vehicle at high speed and rolled over four times, killing at least 24 people and injuring 22 while smashing into several houses along a highway near Ecuador's capital early Tuesday, officials said.

    A bus apparently lost its brakes, then hit another vehicle at high speed and rolled over four times, killing at least 24 people and injuring 22 while smashing into several houses along a highway near Ecuador's capital early Tuesday, officials said.

  • UK police treat Parliament crash as terrorism, seek motive

    UK police treat Parliament crash as terrorism, seek motive

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:26 AM EDT2018-08-14 07:26:24 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:04 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:04:04 GMT
    The male driver of the car was arrested at the scene. (Source: Ewelina U. Ochab/Twitter/CNN)The male driver of the car was arrested at the scene. (Source: Ewelina U. Ochab/Twitter/CNN)

    London police say that a car has crashed into barriers outside the Houses of Parliament, and its driver has been arrested.

    London police say that a car has crashed into barriers outside the Houses of Parliament, and its driver has been arrested.

  • Chile authorities raid Episcopal Conference in abuse probe

    Chile authorities raid Episcopal Conference in abuse probe

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-08-14 14:58:47 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:42 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:42:35 GMT
    Chilean authorities raid Catholic Church's Episcopal Conference in sex abuse investigation.
    Chilean authorities raid Catholic Church's Episcopal Conference in sex abuse investigation.
  • Italian bridge collapse sends cars plunging, killing 26

    Italian bridge collapse sends cars plunging, killing 26

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:36 AM EDT2018-08-14 10:36:32 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:42 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:42:15 GMT
    The news agency ANSA says a bridge has partially collapsed near the northern port city of Genoa.
    The news agency ANSA says a bridge has partially collapsed near the northern port city of Genoa.
  • 2 Greek soldiers released from Turkish jail return to Greece

    2 Greek soldiers released from Turkish jail return to Greece

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:48 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:48:01 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:23 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:23:02 GMT
    Two Greek soldiers freed from a Turkish prison have returned to their home country on a government jet after their unexpected release eased tensions between the historical rivals.
    Two Greek soldiers freed from a Turkish prison have returned to their home country on a government jet after their unexpected release eased tensions between the historical rivals.
  • Albania hit by magnitudes 5.4 and 5.1 tremors; homes crack

    Albania hit by magnitudes 5.4 and 5.1 tremors; homes crack

    Saturday, August 11 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-08-11 17:55:39 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:08:21 GMT
    An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 struck off northern Albania on Saturday, damaging some buildings authorities said.
    An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 struck off northern Albania on Saturday, damaging some buildings authorities said.
  • The Latest: Italy authorities raise bridge death toll to 26

    The Latest: Italy authorities raise bridge death toll to 26

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:11 AM EDT2018-08-14 11:11:53 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:02:20 GMT
    The Latest: Italian authorities say that about 10 vehicles were involved when a raised highway collapsed during a sudden and violent storm in the northern port city of Genoa.
    The Latest: Italian authorities say that about 10 vehicles were involved when a raised highway collapsed during a sudden and violent storm in the northern port city of Genoa.
  • Taliban overrun Afghan army base, kill 17 troops

    Taliban overrun Afghan army base, kill 17 troops

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:41 AM EDT2018-08-14 06:41:26 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:33:46 GMT
    Officials: Afghan forces still clearing city of Ghazni of Taliban fighters on 5th day following massive insurgent attack.
    Officials: Afghan forces still clearing city of Ghazni of Taliban fighters on 5th day following massive insurgent attack.
  • Chile: 10 women killed in nursing home fire

    Chile: 10 women killed in nursing home fire

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:01 AM EDT2018-08-14 14:01:52 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:11 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:11:04 GMT
    Chilean authorities say that at least 10 elderly people have been killed as a fire swept through a nursing home. (Source: CNN Chile)Chilean authorities say that at least 10 elderly people have been killed as a fire swept through a nursing home. (Source: CNN Chile)

    Chilean authorities say that at least 10 elderly people have been killed as a fire swept through a nursing home.

    Chilean authorities say that at least 10 elderly people have been killed as a fire swept through a nursing home.

  • Official: Venezuelan general arrested in assassination plot

    Official: Venezuelan general arrested in assassination plot

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:03 PM EDT2018-08-14 18:03:24 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:56 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:56:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). A supporter of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro holds up his picture during a rally in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. The United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) organized the rally to show support for the...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). A supporter of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro holds up his picture during a rally in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. The United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) organized the rally to show support for the...
    Prosecutors in Venezuela say they've arrested two high-ranking military officers suspected in an assassination attempt on President Nicolas Maduro.
    Prosecutors in Venezuela say they've arrested two high-ranking military officers suspected in an assassination attempt on President Nicolas Maduro.
  • German economy defies trade gloom with strong growth

    German economy defies trade gloom with strong growth

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:16 AM EDT2018-08-14 06:16:22 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:54 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:54:54 GMT
    Official data show that the German economy grew by 0.5 percent in the second quarter compared with the previous three-month period, accelerating slightly.
    Official data show that the German economy grew by 0.5 percent in the second quarter compared with the previous three-month period, accelerating slightly.
  • Malta to let rescue boat dock with 141 migrants aboard

    Malta to let rescue boat dock with 141 migrants aboard

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:21 AM EDT2018-08-14 10:21:33 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:55:45 GMT
    Two French officials are urging national authorities to allow docking access to a boat carrying 141 migrants rescued last week in the Mediterranean Sea, stressing humanitarian concerns.
    Two French officials are urging national authorities to allow docking access to a boat carrying 141 migrants rescued last week in the Mediterranean Sea, stressing humanitarian concerns.
  • Uganda opposition figure held after anti-president protest

    Uganda opposition figure held after anti-president protest

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:41 AM EDT2018-08-14 07:41:31 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:29:43 GMT
    An official says a prominent opposition figure has been detained following violent clashes Monday night that allegedly started when the president's motorcade was pelted with stones.
    An official says a prominent opposition figure has been detained following violent clashes Monday night that allegedly started when the president's motorcade was pelted with stones.
  • Duterte: China should temper its behavior in disputed waters

    Duterte: China should temper its behavior in disputed waters

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:50 PM EDT2018-08-15 00:50:09 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:59 PM EDT2018-08-15 00:59:36 GMT
    Duterte, who has long tried to nurture closeness between Philippines and China, says Beijing is wrong to claim airspace above man-made islands and surrounding waters in South China Sea and should not tell others to...
    Duterte, who has long tried to nurture closeness between Philippines and China, says Beijing is wrong to claim airspace above man-made islands and surrounding waters in South China Sea and should not tell others to leave.
  • The Latest: Germany says it will take 60 migrants

    The Latest: Germany says it will take 60 migrants

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-08-14 14:38:10 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:14 PM EDT2018-08-15 00:14:45 GMT
    Malta says it will allow the private rescue ship Aquarius, carrying 141 migrants aboard, enter port as part of an EU deal.
    Malta says it will allow the private rescue ship Aquarius, carrying 141 migrants aboard, enter port as part of an EU deal.
  • The Latest: UK police say properties raided after car crash

    The Latest: UK police say properties raided after car crash

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-08-14 08:01:31 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-08-14 20:27:10 GMT
    (Sam Lister/PA via AP). Police patrol on Millbank, in central London, after a car crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament, in London,  Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. London police say that a car has crashed into barriers outside the Ho...(Sam Lister/PA via AP). Police patrol on Millbank, in central London, after a car crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament, in London, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. London police say that a car has crashed into barriers outside the Ho...
    The Latest: London's Metropolitan Police say no one is in a life-threatening condition following a car crash outside the Houses of Parliament.
    The Latest: London's Metropolitan Police say no one is in a life-threatening condition following a car crash outside the Houses of Parliament.
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  • Drought takes toll on Missouri farmers' crops, cattle

    Drought takes toll on Missouri farmers' crops, cattle

    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-08-19 15:22:01 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:48 PM EDT2018-08-19 23:48:58 GMT
    (Eldon Cole/University of Missouri Extension via AP). In this Aug. 10, 2018 photo provided by the University of Missouri Extension, a steer takes shelter under a bush near a dry pond on a farm near Monett, Mo. Drought conditions across most of Missouri...(Eldon Cole/University of Missouri Extension via AP). In this Aug. 10, 2018 photo provided by the University of Missouri Extension, a steer takes shelter under a bush near a dry pond on a farm near Monett, Mo. Drought conditions across most of Missouri...
    Parts of Missouri are so dry that corn crops are turning brown and hay for cattle is in short supply, as water becomes increasingly scarce.
    Parts of Missouri are so dry that corn crops are turning brown and hay for cattle is in short supply, as water becomes increasingly scarce.
  • Doctor convicted of sexual assault of patient gets probation

    Doctor convicted of sexual assault of patient gets probation

    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:02 PM EDT2018-08-19 18:02:06 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:48 PM EDT2018-08-19 23:48:55 GMT
    A Houston doctor won't serve prison time after being convicted of sexually assaulting a heavily sedated patient.
    A Houston doctor won't serve prison time after being convicted of sexually assaulting a heavily sedated patient.
  • Backstreet Boys fans treated for injuries after storm

    Backstreet Boys fans treated for injuries after storm

    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-08-19 18:37:18 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:48 PM EDT2018-08-19 23:48:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File). FILE - In this June 6, 2018 file photo, Kevin Richardson, Howie Dorough, Nick Carter, Brian Littrell, and AJ McLean of Backstreet Boys, perform "Don't go Breaking My Heart" at the CMT Music Awards at the Bridgestone Aren...(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File). FILE - In this June 6, 2018 file photo, Kevin Richardson, Howie Dorough, Nick Carter, Brian Littrell, and AJ McLean of Backstreet Boys, perform "Don't go Breaking My Heart" at the CMT Music Awards at the Bridgestone Aren...
    A southern Oklahoma casino says 14 fans suffered cuts and bruises when a powerful rainstorm toppled entrance trusses and disrupted the start of an outdoor concert by the Backstreet Boys.
    A southern Oklahoma casino says 14 fans suffered cuts and bruises when a powerful rainstorm toppled entrance trusses and disrupted the start of an outdoor concert by the Backstreet Boys.
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