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The Latest: Families of EgyptAir crash victims hold prayers

May 20, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 (all times local):

2:15 p.m. more »»

Almost 300 famous actors, writers urge Britain to stay in EU

May 20, 2016

LONDON (AP) — If celebrity power were votes, Britain's European Union membership would be secur. more »»

Germany stops dozens of migrants stowing away to Britain

May 20, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Police in the northern German port city of Cuxhaven have stopped dozens of migrants from stowing away on freighters heading to Britain in recent months. more »»

The Latest: Greece: Searchers see body part, seats, luggage

May 20, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on the disappearance of EgyptAir Flight 804 (all times local):

1:15 p.m. more »»

EU chides Belarus over recent increase in death penalties

May 20, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is complaining to Belarus about what it calls an upsurge in death sentences over the past months. more »»

Chinese government-backed social media users flood Web

May 20, 2016

BEIJING (AP) — China's government fabricates and posts several hundred million social media posts a year to influence public opinion about the country, according to a new paper by U.. more »»

Relief and anger in Puerto Rico as Congress acts on debt

May 20, 2016

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — After months of pleading from Puerto Rico's government, the U.S. Congress has agreed to help the territory restructure its massive public deb. more »»

Nigeria: 2nd girl rescued; not listed as taken from Chibok

May 20, 2016

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's military reported rescuing a second "Chibok girl" in a forest battle with Islamic extremists, but a community leader said Friday she is not on the list of 218... more »»

The Latest: Egypt expresses 'deep sadness' over plane crash

May 20, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on the disappearance of EgyptAir Flight 804 (all times local):

11:35 p.m. more »»

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam faces judges' questions

May 20, 2016

PARIS (AP) — The last known survivor of the team that carried out last November's Paris attacks faced questioning Friday for the first time since his extradition from Belgium last month, and... more »»

Search resumes for missing EgyptAir jet

May 20, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — The search continued on Friday for missing EgyptAir flight 804, which disappeared from the radar while carrying 66 passengers and crew from Paris to Cairo. more »»

Israeli defense minister announces resignation

May 20, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's defense minister announced his resignation on Friday, citing a lack of "trust" in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after reports in recent days that he is soon to be... more »»

New Taiwan president omits one-China policy in first speech

May 20, 2016

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's new independence-leaning President Tsai Ing-wen tread carefully around the thorny issue of relations with China in her inaugural address Friday, emphasizing the... more »»

Search resumes in rain for missing in Sri Lankan landslide

May 20, 2016

ELANGAPITIYA VILLAGE, Sri Lanka (AP) — Hundreds of soldiers resumed the slow and difficult search Friday for hundreds of people missing after landslides swallowed three hillside villages in... more »»

Taiwan installs 1st woman president amid tension with China

May 20, 2016

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan inaugurated Tsai Ing-wen as its first female president on Friday, returning the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party to power amid new concerns over... more »»

5 Chadian peacekeepers killed in latest Mali violence

May 20, 2016

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — The U.N. says five Chadian peacekeepers have been killed and three wounded after being attacked in northern Mali, one of the deadliest attacks on United Nations soldiers. more »»

The Latest: EgyptAir passenger was dual Australia-UK citizen

May 19, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — The latest news on EgyptAir Flight 804 from Paris to Cairo, carrying 66 people, which Egyptian officials say crashed early Thursday into the Mediterranean Sea off the Greek island of... more »»

Brazil's Temer promises to bring women to his cabinet

May 19, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Acting President Michel Temer promised on Thursday that he will at some point have women in his currently all white-male Cabinet. more »»

1st Chibok girl to escape Boko Haram is feted in Nigeria

May 19, 2016

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Aid workers and parents of the girls who were kidnapped from a school in 2014 lashed out at the Nigerian government and military Thursday for their handling of the first of... more »»

Terrorism suspected in crash of Egyptian jet; 66 feared dead

May 19, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — An EgyptAir jetliner en route from Paris to Cairo with 66 people aboard veered wildly in flight and crashed in the Mediterranean Sea early Thursday, authorities said. more »»

 
 
 

 

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