Pope mourns Mediterranean shipwrecks that claimed 170 lives

Pope Francis has expressed sorrow over the lost lives of 170 migrants who drowned in recent days in the Mediterranean Sea.The U.N. refugee agency...

Pope prays for peace in Colombia after police academy attack

Pope Francis has prayed for peace in Colombia after the Bogota bombing at a police academy.Francis told faithful in St. Peter's Square Sunday that...

AP Exclusive: Vatican knew of Argentine bishop misconduct

The Vatican received information in 2015 and 2017 that an Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis had taken naked selfies, exhibited "obscene" behavior and...

Car bomb blast in Northern Ireland; no injuries reported

Northern Ireland politicians are condemning a car bombing outside a courthouse in the city of Londonderry.The device exploded Saturday night as police, who had...

World's oldest man, 113, dies at his home in northern Japan

The world's oldest man has died at his home — a hot springs inn — in northern Japan at the age of 113.His family...

Facing populist assault, global elites regroup in Davos

As the world's financial and political elites convene here in the Swiss Alps for the World Economic Forum, their vision of ever-closer commercial and...

UK police speak to Prince Philip about not wearing seatbelt

British police have spoken with Prince Philip after the husband of Queen Elizabeth II was photographed apparently driving without wearing a seatbelt — just...

Qatar's leader attends Arab economic summit in Beirut

Qatar's ruler has arrived in Beirut to attend an Arab economic summit marred by divisions over readmitting Syria to the Arab League.Sheikh Tamim bin...

Iran denies allegations of spying on German army

Iran has dismissed allegations by German prosecutors that an army employee was spying for Tehran.The semi-official ISNA news agency quoted Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram...

Israeli leader heads to Chad to restore relations

Israel's prime minister has departed for the central African nation of Chad to officially restore relations.Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday hailed what he called a...

Afghanistan braces for rematch between 2 political rivals

The Afghan leader who was given a newly created post after a bitterly fought presidential election five years ago says he will run for...

Syrian state media reports explosion in capital

Syrian state TV is reporting an explosion in a southern neighborhood of the capital, Damascus.It says the Sunday morning blast, which happened during rush...

Pakistan arrests officers after shooting that left 4 dead

Authorities in Pakistan have arrested counter-terrorism police officers after they killed a middle-aged couple, their 13-year-old daughter and another man in what the police...

Death toll reaches 73 in Mexico fuel pipeline fire horror

They were warned to stay away from the geyser of gasoline gushing from the illegally tapped pipeline in central Mexico, but Gerardo Perez says...

Magnitude 6.7 quake hits Chile's coast; no reports of damage

A 6.7-magnitude earthquake has shaken cities on Chile's northern coast. No damages have been reported so far, but Chile's National Emergency Office ordered a...

Freelance journalist killed amid new round of Libya clashes

A freelance journalist who contributed to The Associated Press and other news organizations was killed Saturday in the Libyan capital, a colleague said.Mohamed Ben...

The Latest: Congo's internet service is back after 20 days

The Latest on Congo's presidential election (all times local):10:10 p.m.People inside Congo say internet service has returned, 20 days after it was cut off...

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