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Austria: Man who knifed 2 will face attempted murder charge

August 17, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — Austrian police say a man who seriously wounded two train passengers with a knife will be charged with attempted murder once the investigation into the assault is complete. more »»

Greece coast guard rescues 59 from migrant dinghy in Aegean

August 17, 2016

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's coast guard rescued 59 migrants in an inflatable dinghy in rough weather in the Aegean Sea early Wednesday, the coast guard said. more »»

Munich bans backpacks from this year's Oktoberfest

August 17, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Backpacks and other large bags will be banned from this year's Oktoberfest and a fence will be erected in an effort to increase security after recent attacks rattled Germany, Munich... more »»

UN launches independent probe into South Sudan rampage

August 17, 2016

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The United Nations secretary-general is launching an independent investigation into allegations that U.N. more »»

German who plotted to attack Americans gets early release

August 17, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — A lawyer says a German convert to Islam who was convicted over a thwarted plan to attack American soldiers and civilians in Germany has been granted early release from prison. more »»

AP EXPLAINS: For 69 years, Kashmir is torn by deadly strife

August 17, 2016

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — When news spread in early July that Indian troops had killed a charismatic commander of Indian-controlled Kashmir's biggest rebel group, the public response was spontaneous... more »»

Germany: Merkel's deputy flips bird at far-right protesters

August 17, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — A top German politician has received applause — and some criticism — after making an unambiguous gesture of disdain toward far-right protesters. more »»

Abduction of Mexican drug lord's son could unleash violence

August 17, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A "gutsy" move by a rising Mexican drug cartel to abduct a son of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is raising alarms of a possible wave of bloodshed as it... more »»

Mexico: Drug lord's son among those abducted at resort

August 17, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — One of the sons of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is among the half-dozen men abducted by gunmen at a restaurant in the Mexican beach resort of Puerto Vallarta,... more »»

Mexico: Drug lord's son among those abducted at resort

August 16, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — One of the sons of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is among the half-dozen men abducted by gunmen at a restaurant in the Mexican beach resort of Puerto Vallarta,... more »»

Mexico: A son of drug lord among those kidnapped at resort

August 16, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials say they have confirmed that one of the men taken from an upscale restaurant in the Pacific resort city of Puerto Vallarta was a son of imprisoned drug lord... more »»

Drug lord son may be among those kidnapped at Mexico resort

August 16, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials say they have confirmed that one of the men taken from an upscale restaurant in the Pacific resort city of Puerto Vallarta was a son of imprisoned drug lord... more »»

Poland plans prison terms for using term 'Polish death camp'

August 16, 2016

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish government approved a new bill on Tuesday that foresees prison terms of up to three years for anyone who uses phrases like "Polish death camps" to refer to... more »»

In a first, Russia uses Iran base to bomb targets in Syria

August 16, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Iran allowed Russian warplanes to take off from its territory to bomb targets in Syria on Tuesday, an unprecedented move that underscores the deepening cooperation between two... more »»

French mayor bans 'anarchical' Pokemon settlement in village

August 16, 2016

PARIS (AP) — A French mayor has denounced the "anarchical settlement" of "Pokemon Go" characters on the "territory" of his eastern village and has ordered the game's creator to remove the virtual... more »»

Iraqi Kurdish forces take more ground east of IS-held Mosul

August 16, 2016

QARQASHAH, Iraq (AP) — The Kurdish fighters huddled in an abandoned home on the edge of Qarqashah, one of a dozen villages east of Mosul that was captured from the Islamic State group this week i... more »»

Snowden: Exposure of alleged NSA tools may be warning to US

August 16, 2016

PARIS (AP) — The exposure of malicious software purportedly linked to the National Security Agency is likely a message from Moscow, former intelligence worker Edward Snowden said Tuesday, adding ... more »»

The Latest: UN body calls for action in Syria's Aleppo

August 16, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria's civil war after Russian warplanes took off on Tuesday from Iran to bomb Islamic State militants in Syria (all times local):

9 p.m. more »»

Germany ministry calls Turkey key Islamist 'platform'

August 16, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — The German government said in a confidential document obtained by The Associated Press on Tuesday that Turkey has become "the central platform of action for Islamist groups" in the... more »»

6 Cuban national volleyball team members charged with rape

August 16, 2016

HELSINKI (AP) — A Finnish prosecutor on Tuesday brought charges of aggravated rape against six members of the Cuban national volleyball team, which lost their games at the Rio Olympics with a... more »»

 
 
 

 

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