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UK Labour leader Corbyn: I'm sorry for election defeat

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has apologized  to supporters for the crushing defeat in the British general election By MIKE CORDER Associated Press December 15, 2019, 9:00...

Strong quake sends people out of malls in south Philippines

A strong earthquake has jolted the southern Philippines, prompting people to rush out of shopping malls, houses and other buildings in panic By The Associated Press December...

Home-cooked food in Iraqi square brings protesters together

There are the anti-government protesters in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square, demonstrating for a better future for Iraq By NASSER NASSER Associated Press December 15, 2019, 7:13 AM 4 min...

Iran says it's defused 2nd cyberattack in less than a week

Iran's telecommunications minister is saying his country has defused a second cyberattack in less than a week, this time “aimed at spying on government...

14 pilgrims die, 18 injured after bus crashes in Nepal

A bus carrying Hindu pilgrims has driven off a highway in Nepal, killing 14 people By The Associated Press December 15, 2019, 5:51 AM 1 min read KATHMANDU, Nepal...

Qantas aircraft evacuated in Sydney after smoke fills cabin

Passengers on a Qantas flight from Sydney to Perth have used slides to evacuate the Airbus A330 after it was forced to return as...

Preservation or development? Brazil’s Amazon at a crossroads

TRAIRAO, Brazil -- Night falls in Brazil’s Amazon and two logging trucks without license plates emerge from the jungle. They rumble over dirt roads...

Nicaragua nationalizes fuel firm 2 days after US sanctions

Nicaragua has nationalized the assets of a fuel distribution company two days after Washington hit it with sanctions By The Associated Press December 14, 2019, 11:25 PM 2...

Protracted street clashes engulf Beirut near protest camp

Lebanese security forces have fired tear gas and clashed with men who tried to attack the anti-government protest camp in Beirut, setting off street...

Mexico disputes language in US bill on ratifying trade pact

Mexico is objecting to legislation introduced in the U.S. Congress as part of an eventual ratification of the recently agreed trade deal to replace...

Argentina: British tourist killed in mugging attempt

Authorities in Argentina say assailants shot and killed one British tourist and wounded another while trying to rob them By The Associated Press December 14, 2019, 7:15...

Supporters of Iran-backed Iraqi group protest US sanctions

Hundreds of demonstrators supporting a powerful Iran-backed militia group in Iraq have poured into a central Baghdad plaza to protest recent U.S. sanctions against...

Tens of thousands anti-populist Sardines fill Roman square

Tens of thousands of members of the Italian anti-populist Sardines movement have gathered in Rome for their first national rally By The Associated Press December 14, 2019,...

EU to hold donors' meeting for Albania quake reconstruction

The European Commission says member states have agreed to hold a donors’ conference in January to help Albania rebuild after an earthquake killed 51...

Johnson's win may deliver Brexit but could risk UK's breakup

LONDON -- Leaving the European Union is not the only split British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has to worry about.Johnson’s commanding election victory this...

Fighting rages near Libya's capital in push by eastern army

Libyan officials say heavy fighting has raged around the capital Tripoli over the past 24 hours By SAMY MAGDY Associated Press December 14, 2019, 3:13 PM 2 min...

Police arrest 7 suspected militants in Indonesia's Papua

Police say they have arrested seven suspected Islamic militants in Indonesia's easternmost Papua province as authorities beef up security ahead of Christmas and New...

Supporters of embattled Thai opposition party hold big rally

Several thousand supporters of a popular opposition party in Thailand that is under threat of dissolution  have rallied  in the nation's capital  in one...

Rebel attack on Congolese city leaves 6 dead

A Congolese city at the center of the Ebola epidemic has again come under attack from rebels and at least six people are dead By The...

Main Polish opposition party picks presidential candidate

Poland's main opposition party, the centrist Civic Platform, has chosen lawmaker and deputy parliament speaker Malgorzata Kidawa-Blonska as its presidential candidate By The Associated Press December 14,...

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