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Slain IS figure was powerful leader with multiple roles

August 31, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — With the killing of Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, the Islamic State group lost one of its most powerful figures, a militant with multiple roles: A propaganda chief, overseer of spectacula... more »»

Trump says he and Mexican leader discussed wall, not payment

August 31, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Standing alongside the president of Mexico, a measured Donald Trump on Wednesday defended the right of the United States to build a massive border wall along its southern flank... more »»

The Latest: Temer sworn in as Brazil president

August 31, 2016

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — The Latest on the impeachment trial of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff (all times local):

5 p.m. more »»

Trump appears in Mexico before laying out immigration ideas

August 31, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Donald Trump has arrived in Mexico, a surprise visit Wednesday to meet with the president of a nation he derided at the start of his White House campaign as a source of rapists... more »»

Italy prepares for reconstruction, starts post-quake probe

August 31, 2016

ROME (AP) — Italy began looking to the future Wednesday a week after an earthquake flattened three towns, with Premier Matteo Renzi tapping a reconstruction czar to oversee the rebuilding and... more »»

Historic commercial flight from US lands in Cuba

August 31, 2016

SANTA CLARA, Cuba (AP) — The first commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than a half century landed in the central city of Santa Clara on Wednesday morning, re-establishing... more »»

Israel approves plans for new homes in West Bank settlements

August 31, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Wednesday approved plans for hundreds of new housing units for Jewish settlers in the West Bank, Israeli media reported, prompting a swift condemnation from the White... more »»

Uneasy truce holds between Syrian Kurds, Turkey

August 31, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — An uneasy truce between Turkish troops and Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria held on Wednesday, despite Ankara's vow that it would never negotiate with what it calls a "terror... more »»

Gabon president re-elected; clashes, vandalism break out

August 31, 2016

LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — Gabon's president has narrowly won re-election, election officials said Wednesday, keeping alive a family dynasty in this oil-rich Central African country that reaches... more »»

The Latest: Turkey strikes IS targets in Syria

August 31, 2016

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

8: 30 p.m. more »»

UN envoy: Military escalation in Yemen is fueling extremists

August 31, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The dangerous military escalation following a breakdown in the cease-fire between government supporters and Shiite rebels is fueling the spread of al-Qaida and the Islamic... more »»

Stem-cell doctor did surgeries with 'inadequate' proof

August 31, 2016

LONDON (AP) — An independent commission investigating Italian stem-cell scientist Dr. more »»

Brazil's President Rousseff ousted from office by Senate

August 31, 2016

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's Senate on Wednesday voted to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, the culmination of a yearlong fight that paralyzed Latin America's most powerful economy... more »»

Romania to hold parliamentary election on Dec 11

August 31, 2016

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's government says the country will hold a parliamentary election on Dec. 11, and it will facilitate voting for Romanians living abroad. more »»

Last-minute petition before vote on future of Brazil prez

August 31, 2016

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Senators allied with President Dilma Rousseff sought Wednesday to minimize damage ahead of an almost-certain decision to oust her with a successful request to break up the... more »»

Tiger at Rome zoo undergoes root canal _ no bones for a bit

August 31, 2016

ROME (AP) — A team of veterinarians at the Rome zoo has performed a root canal on a 2-year-old Sumatran tiger named Terima Kashi. more »»

It's a girl! Giant panda gives Madrid Zoo 1st female birth

August 31, 2016

MADRID (AP) — There's a new giant panda in Madrid, and it's the first female of the endangered species born at the Spanish capital's zoo. more »»

Trump heads to Mexico before laying out immigration ideas

August 31, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Donald Trump is making a quick trip to Mexico on Wednesday, meeting with the president of a nation he derided at the start of his White House campaign as a source of rapists an... more »»

The Latest: Turkey briefs Russia on anti-IS operation

August 31, 2016

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

6:15 p.m. more »»

 
 

 

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