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The Latest: Ai Weiwei gets 14,000 life vests for project

February 3, 2016

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — The Latest on migrants seeking sanctuary in Europe (all times local):

6:35 p.m. more »»

Scientists in Germany switch on nuclear fusion experiment

February 3, 2016

GREIFSWALD, Germany (AP) — Scientists in Germany flipped the switch Wednesday on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe form of nuclear... more »»

The Latest: Syrian media say rebels rocket city, killing 10

February 3, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Syrian peace talks in Geneva (all times local):

6 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Syrian TV: Army breaks rebel siege of villages

February 3, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Syrian peace talks in Geneva (all times local):

5:45 p.m. more »»

British earl suspected of murder 40 years ago declared dead

February 3, 2016

LONDON (AP) — More than 40 years after a British aristocrat disappeared without trace in the hours after his children's nanny was bludgeoned to death and his wife was badly beaten, he was... more »»

Californians want rum-crazy Cuba to start drinking wine

February 3, 2016

HAVANA (AP) — The 3.5 million tourists who flooded Cuba last year downed oceans of mojitos, lakes of daiquiris and rivers of thin, sour beer. more »»

Cellphone video shows Somalia flight after explosion

February 3, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The cellphone video pans from passengers, some wearing oxygen masks, in seats toward the back of the airliner in flight, and then swivels to the empty front area with a hole i... more »»

Turkish media say drone crashes near air base

February 3, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A U.S. Predator drone crashed in southern Turkey on Wednesday, apparently because of a mechanical failure, an Air Force spokeswoman said. No injuries were reported. more »»

Pilot of plane hit by explosion describes unfolding scene

February 3, 2016

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The pilot of a passenger plane that was damaged in an explosion from a suspected bomb over Somalia described on Wednesday how the crew jumped into action to fly the plan... more »»

French government wants to extend the state of emergency

February 3, 2016

PARIS (AP) — France's government is calling for a three-month extension of the state of emergency that was declared after the Nov. more »»

APNewsbreak: Missing reporter tells wife he's back in China

February 3, 2016

BEIJING (AP) — The wife of a Chinese journalist who disappeared while seeking asylum abroad said she was able to speak to him by phone Wednesday and he told her he had voluntarily returned to... more »»

French Caribbean facing Zika epidemic, taking extra measures

February 3, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Two French regions in the Caribbean face an epidemic of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which was just declared a global public health emergency, and France's government is sending... more »»

Afghan insurgents kill 10-year-old boy who joined militia

February 3, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A 10-year-old Afghan boy who was declared a hero after fighting the Taliban has been shot dead by insurgents while on his way to school, officials said Wednesday. more »»

Fulltime Europe border controls could cost France billions

February 3, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — Reintroducing permanent border controls in Europe's passport free travel area to respond to the refugee emergency could cost France more than a billion euros a year and perhaps 10... more »»

South African president seeks to resolve spending scandal

February 3, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — President Jacob Zuma of South Africa has expressed willingness to reimburse the state for spending on his private home, the president's office said Wednesday, reflecting an... more »»

The Latest: Syrian opposition says aid delivery not enough

February 3, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Syrian peace talks in Geneva (all times local):

12:45 pm

The chief negotiator of the Syrian opposition says the government's decision to allow aid into a... more »»

Albania to auction off old Eastern Bloc military aircraft

February 3, 2016

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania is auctioning off dozens of obsolete Eastern Bloc military aircraft to raise cash for its armed forces, and officials say museums and collectors from several... more »»

Donors face record request of $9 billion to aid Syrians

February 3, 2016

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — International aid to the victims of Syria's five-year war, including millions forced to flee their homes, has persistently fallen short, but organizers of Thursday's annual... more »»

Irish face Feb. 26 election; premier lauds economic rebound

February 3, 2016

DUBLIN (AP) — Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny has announced a Feb. more »»

Lawyer: Saudi court revokes poet's death sentence

February 3, 2016

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A Palestinian poet condemned to death in Saudi Arabia for apostasy has had his sentence reduced to prison time and lashes instead, his lawyer said Tuesda. more »»

 
 
 

 

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