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Gabon president re-elected; clashes, vandalism break out

August 31, 2016

LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — Gabon's president has narrowly won re-election, election officials said Wednesday, keeping alive a family dynasty in this oil-rich Central African country that reaches... more »»

The Latest: Renzi names official to rebuild quake-hit area

August 31, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of the Italy earthquake (all times local):

7:55 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Turkey strikes IS targets in Syria

August 31, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

8: 30 p.m. more »»

Egypt parliament toughens penalties for female circumcision

August 31, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's parliament on Wednesday toughened penalties for female genital mutilation, adopting amendments that punish perpetrators with up to 15 years in prison if a child dies and up t... more »»

British leader rejects notion of a 2nd British EU vote

August 31, 2016

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May has firmly rejected the notion of a second referendum on the country's membership in the European Union, insisting Wednesday that the U.. more »»

UN envoy: Military escalation in Yemen is fueling extremists

August 31, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The dangerous military escalation following a breakdown in the cease-fire between government supporters and Shiite rebels is fueling the spread of al-Qaida and the Islamic... more »»

Stem-cell doctor did surgeries with 'inadequate' proof

August 31, 2016

LONDON (AP) — An independent commission investigating Italian stem-cell scientist Dr. more »»

Brazil's President Rousseff ousted from office by Senate

August 31, 2016

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's Senate on Wednesday voted to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, the culmination of a yearlong fight that paralyzed Latin America's most powerful economy... more »»

Romania to hold parliamentary election on Dec 11

August 31, 2016

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's government says the country will hold a parliamentary election on Dec. 11, and it will facilitate voting for Romanians living abroad. more »»

Last-minute petition before vote on future of Brazil prez

August 31, 2016

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Senators allied with President Dilma Rousseff sought Wednesday to minimize damage ahead of an almost-certain decision to oust her with a successful request to break up the... more »»

Tiger at Rome zoo undergoes root canal _ no bones for a bit

August 31, 2016

ROME (AP) — A team of veterinarians at the Rome zoo has performed a root canal on a 2-year-old Sumatran tiger named Terima Kashi. more »»

It's a girl! Giant panda gives Madrid Zoo 1st female birth

August 31, 2016

MADRID (AP) — There's a new giant panda in Madrid, and it's the first female of the endangered species born at the Spanish capital's zoo. more »»

Trump heads to Mexico before laying out immigration ideas

August 31, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Donald Trump is making a quick trip to Mexico on Wednesday, meeting with the president of a nation he derided at the start of his White House campaign as a source of rapists an... more »»

The Latest: Turkey briefs Russia on anti-IS operation

August 31, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

6:15 p.m. more »»

Kerry extends India visit, to join Obama at G-20 in China

August 31, 2016

NEW DELHI (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is extending his stay in India and will join President Barack Obama in China for the G-20 this weekend. more »»

Yemeni rebels: 16 civilians killed in Saudi-led airstrikes

August 31, 2016

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition hit a house in the northern city of Saada in the early hours of Wednesday, killing at least 16 civilians, Yemen's rebel-controlled state... more »»

Premature twins in hospital after rescue from boat off Libya

August 31, 2016

PALERMO, Sicily (AP) — Two Eritrean baby boys were recovering well at a hospital in Palermo on Wednesday, a week after they were born prematurely in Libya and then — at only 5 days old — put on a... more »»

Russia claims killing IS Syria figure; group not confirming

August 31, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group's spokesman and chief strategist, who laid out the blueprint for the extremist group's attacks against the West, has been killed while overseeing operations... more »»

Death toll in Monday's IS bomb attack in Yemen rises to 72

August 31, 2016

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security and medical officials say the death toll in Monday's suicide bombing by the Islamic State group in the southern city of Aden has risen to 72. more »»

 
 

 

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