National International

Gambia leader, pressured to go, declares state of emergency

Published Jan. 17 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) - Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh declared a state of emergency on Tuesday, just two days before he...

Official: Nigeria mistakenly bombs camp, kills more than 100

Published Jan. 17 2017

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - A Nigerian air force fighter jet on a mission against Boko Haram extremists mistakenly bombed a...

Ex-UK foreign secretary faces legal action in rendition case

Published Jan. 17 2017

LONDON (AP) - A lawsuit against former U.K. Foreign Secretary Jack Straw brought by an ex-Libyan dissident who alleges he...

Official: Germany eyes holding general election on Sept. 24

Published Jan. 17 2017

BERLIN (AP) - The German government is aiming to hold this year's general election on Sept. 24.

Iran says Trump's talk on nuclear deal is 'mainly slogans'

Published Jan. 17 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's president on Tuesday compared talk of renegotiating its nuclear accord to "converting a shirt back...

Iraqi troops capture historic Mosul mosque destroyed by IS

Published Jan. 17 2017

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) - Iraqi forces have captured the site of the Mosque of the Prophet Younis after driving Islamic...

Polish opposition slams ruling party's electoral reform plan

Published Jan. 17 2017

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Poland's opposition leaders say that changes to electoral law proposed by the ruling party are aimed...

Putin says US administration trying to undermine Trump

Published Jan. 17 2017

MOSCOW (AP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin is accusing the outgoing U.S. administration of trying to undermine President-elect Donald Trump...

Ukraine files case against Russia at UN's highest court

Published Jan. 17 2017

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Ukraine has filed a case against Russia at the United Nations' highest court, accusing Moscow...

Turkish leader faults delays in fight against Islamic State

Published Jan. 17 2017

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's president has criticized delays in the U.S.-led coalition's offensive against the Islamic State group in...

Amnesty: Europe's anti-terror powers pose rights dangers

Published Jan. 17 2017

PARIS (AP) - The French jihadi left prison to serve out his parole, landing a part-time job as required. Then...

The Latest: British leader: UK to make clean break from EU

Published Jan. 17 2017

LONDON (AP) - The Latest on British Prime Minister Theresa May's speech on Brexit (all times local):

The Latest: Moscow ready for talks with Trump administration

Published Jan. 17 2017

MOSCOW (AP) - The Latest on a news conference by Russia's foreign minister (all times local):

Tajani alliance declared on European Parliament election day

Published Jan. 17 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) - Two political groupings in the European Parliament have formed an alliance to back Antonio Tajani to become...

UK premier to signal EU clean break: no 'partial membership'

Published Jan. 17 2017

LONDON (AP) - Prime Minister Theresa May is preparing to make a speech that will signal that Britain will make...

Lavrov: Russia invites Trump officials to Syria talks

Published Jan. 17 2017

MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's foreign minister says that Moscow is inviting representatives of the incoming U.S. administration to attend upcoming...

Taiwan ex-premier heading delegation to Trump inauguration

Published Jan. 17 2017

A former Taiwanese premier will represent the island at Donald Trump's inauguration Friday, highlighting the island's unusually high profile during...

GOP targets landmark Endangered Species Act for big changes

Published Jan. 17 2017

In control of Congress and soon the White House, Republicans are readying plans to roll back the influence of the...

After 3 years, MH370 search ends with no plane, few answers

Published Jan. 17 2017

After nearly three years, the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ended in futility and frustration Tuesday, as crews completed...

The Latest: Turkey premier confirms attacker's arrest

Published Jan. 17 2017

ISTANBUL (AP) - The Latest on the arrest of Istanbul nightclub gunman (all times local):

Reports: police question Istanbul nightclub attacker

Published Jan. 17 2017

ISTANBUL (AP) - Police on Tuesday began questioning a suspected Islamic State militant accused of killing 39 people during a...

Mexico town fears nightclub shooting means drug war has come

Published Jan. 16 2017

While authorities investigate what set off a deadly shooting at an electronic music festival event, residents said it came amid...

German court to rule if lawmakers can ban far-right party

Published Jan. 16 2017

BERLIN (AP) - Germany's supreme court is scheduled to announce its verdict Tuesday on lawmakers' bid to outlaw a far-right...