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Turkish journalist sentenced for revealing state secrets

May 6, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish court on Friday sentenced a prominent journalist to more than five years in prison hours after he escaped an attack by a gunman in a trial sharply criticized by... more »»

Turkish leader hits back at Europe on anti-terrorism laws

May 6, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had harsh words Friday for Europe, saying his nation won't reform its anti-terrorism legislation just for the sake of getting visa-free... more »»

Rival assaults on IS stronghold deepen Libya's chaos

May 6, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — From east and west, the forces of Libya's rival powers are each moving on the city of Sirte, vowing to free it from the hold of the Islamic State group. more »»

The Latest: UN chief calls for consequences for Syria strike

May 6, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

8:30 p.m.

U.N. more »»

Reports: Turkish editor sentenced to over 5 years in prison

May 6, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish media reports say a court in Istanbul has sentenced a prominent journalist to more than five years in prison hours after he escaped an attack by a gunman. more »»

The Latest: Rescue group in Turkey condemns Syria airstrike

May 6, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

8:20 p.m. more »»

Colombia arrests alleged big money launderer from Panama

May 6, 2016

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian authorities have arrested a prominent Panama businessman they're calling the world's most-wanted money launderer and froze assets belonging to dozens of companie... more »»

German paper publishes 'manifesto' from Panama leak source

May 6, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — A German newspaper that obtained leaked files from a Panamanian law firm detailing offshore financial dealings published Friday what it said is a manifesto from its anonymous source... more »»

Pope seeks to renew European dream as he accepts unity prize

May 6, 2016

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis, accepting a prize for promoting European unity, on Friday warned Europeans against the selfish temptation to put up fences to ward off newcomers, saying he still... more »»

Kenya: Hundreds homeless as condemned buildings demolished

May 6, 2016

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — As emergency workers retrieved four bodies from a building that collapsed a week ago, bringing the death toll to 41, hundreds of Nairobi residents were evicted Friday from... more »»

At congress, North Korean leader hails nuclear progress

May 6, 2016

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hailed his country's recent nuclear test to uproarious applause as he convened the first full congress of its ruling party since 1980... more »»

UN establishes a trust fund to help combat the Zika virus

May 6, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has established a U.N. trust fund to help finance urgent priorities in combatting the Zika virus.

A U.. more »»

Thousands of migrants still taking Balkan route to EU

May 6, 2016

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Thousands of migrants have continued to travel through Hungary on their way toward western Europe, despite fences, border closures and the European Union's deal with... more »»

Russian, Syrian officials deny their planes hit refugee camp

May 6, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Russian and Syrian officials denied Friday that their aircraft struck a camp for people displaced by fighting in an airstrike that killed 28 the previous evenin. more »»

Sadiq Khan leads London race, could be 1st Muslim mayor

May 6, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Labour Party politician Sadiq Khan, the son of a bus driver from Pakistan, led London's mayoral race Friday, opening a lead over Conservative rival Zac Goldsmith that left him poise... more »»

Kerry stars in Russian adaptation of Robert Burns poem

May 6, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian foreign minister's spokeswoman has lightheartedly riffed on a poem by Robert Burns to comment on the frequent phone calls between her boss and U.S. more »»

Erdogan firm on terror laws, set on presidential system

May 6, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at Europe on Friday, saying his nation will not reform its anti-terrorism legislation for the sake of visa-free travel to... more »»

The Latest: Russia denies its planes behind Syria airstrike

May 6, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

4:45 p.m. more »»

Canadian convoy begins, hoping to flee wildfire zone

May 6, 2016

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — A convoy of evacuees began the long drive out of work camps north of the fire-ravaged Fort McMurray area Friday morning. more »»

Prominent rights lawyer arrested in Egypt over protests

May 6, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — A prominent Egyptian rights lawyer who had raised a legal suit against the president's decision to hand two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia was arrested early on Friday and ordered... more »»

 
 
 

 

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