The Viking Sky sent out a mayday signal on Saturday as it drifted in rough waters in the Norwegian Sea to within 100 meters of land. A total of 1,373 people had started the voyage and about 900 people were still on board as the ship arrived at the port of Molde on Norway's west coast. The ship
The prime minister's White House meeting with Trump on Monday could be overshadowed in the United States by the expected release of details from a confidential report into an investigation into possible collusion between the president and Russia in his 2016 U.S. election campaign. Before returning
About 15,000 turned out for an evening vigil in Christchurch in a park near the Al Noor mosque, where a suspected white supremacist killed more than 40 of the victims. Many non-Muslim women wore headscarves at the vigil, some made by members of Christchurch's Muslim community, to show their support
Regarding the Feb. 18 Points of Progress article, “Slow and steady, grassland grows”: As a native of a prairie state – North Dakota – the article on grasslands expressing concern for their conservation evoked a “yes!” There are national grasslands established in North Dakota, and when I bought a 1/3-
“March 8, International Women’s Day – or ‘Women’s Combat Day’, as many feminists call it in Germany – has just been declared a public holiday in Berlin,” writes Hannah Neumann. “Awareness for discrimination and sexualised violence is rising.... At the same time, from Bilbao to Brussels to Berlin and
The setting alone was shocking: a pastoral, oceanside city in New Zealand, the country ranked the planet’s second-most peaceful, after Iceland. When a white-supremacist terrorist opened fire in two Christchurch mosques on March 15, taking 50 lives including those of a 3-year-old child and 78-year-old
As president, Donald Trump has had his share of bromances with world leaders – certainly more than his predecessor, the cool Barack Obama, ever did. There was the short-lived fling with French President Emmanuel Macron, an early dalliance with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that failed to launch
Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita sacked and replaced two generals on Sunday after gunmen killed 134 Fulani herders in a surge of violence in the insurgency-plagued country. The ethnic bloodshed took place less than a week after a deadly assault by jihadists on an army post killed at least
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Kenyan teacher from a remote village who gave away most of his earnings to the poor won a $1 million prize on Sunday for his work teaching in a government-run school that has just one computer and shoddy Internet access.
Opposition candidates said Sunday's presidential poll in Comoros was marred by irregularities including barring of independent monitors and marking of ballot papers before voting began, charges rejected by the government. About 300,000 voters in the Indian ocean archipelago of 800,000 people took
Polls closed Sunday on the tiny archipelago of Comoros with President Azali Assoumani widely expected to win a new term in an election that rivals say has been hijacked. The main opposition, however, alleged after the polls closed at 6 pm (1500 GMT) that irregularities at several polling stations reported
JERUSALEM (AP) — The leaders of Romania and Honduras on Sunday announced that they will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, following the lead of President Donald Trump.
BANGKOK (AP) — A military-backed party has taken the lead in Thailand's first election since a 2014 coup, preliminary results showed Sunday, suggesting junta leader and Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha could stay in power. With 92 percent of votes counted, the Palang Pracharat party was first with
BANGKOK (AP) — A military-backed party has taken the lead in Thailand's first election since a 2014 coup, preliminary results showed Sunday, suggesting junta leader and Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha could stay in power.
The Romanian prime minister promised Sunday in Washington that her country would move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, breaking with both the European position and apparently with her own country's president. Prime Minister Viorica Dancila made the announcement before the annual
A man wearing the logo of a right-wing anti-immigration group threatened Finland's foreign minister at an election rally on Sunday, but was quickly restrained. Shocked but unhurt, Timo Soini thanked police for quickly stopping the man, who was wearing a black shirt from the Soldiers of Odin group
NICE, France (AP) — French authorities are investigating the case of an older female protester who suffered head injuries when police charged people defying a ban on yellow vest protests in Nice.
HAVANA (AP) — Prince Charles and his wife Camilla begin the first official trip to Cuba by the British royal family on Sunday, in a pomp-filled display of disagreement with the Trump administration's strategy of economically isolating the communist island.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Dwaine Pretorius made the most of a promotion to No. 3 in the batting order to hit 77 not out in the third Twenty20 and lead South Africa to a 45-run win under the Duckworth-Lewis method and a 3-0 series sweep over Sri Lanka on Sunday.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai's government on Sunday forcefully denied a claim by R&B singer R. Kelly that the artist had planned concerts in the sheikhdom after he had sought permission from an Illinois judge to travel here despite facing sexual-abuse charges.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the special counsel's Russia investigation. (all times Eastern time):
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are pressing for full disclosure of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Trump-Russia investigation and vowing to use subpoena powers and other legal means if necessary to get it.
French officials faced fresh questions Sunday about the handling of the "yellow vest" protests after an elderly activist was seriously injured during a police charge in the southern city of Nice. Prosecutors there have opened an inquiry to try to establish what happened Saturday when 73-year-old