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Ken Loach wins Palme d'Or at Cannes for "I, Daniel Blake."

May 22, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Veteran British director Ken Loach won his second Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival Sunday for "I, Daniel Blake" — a stark portrayal of a disabled man's struggle with the... more »»

Absentee ballot count to decide Austrian election

May 22, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — With direct ballots counted but a final result still outstanding, Sunday's elections for Austria's presidency were too close to call a winner between a right-wing politician and a... more »»

Police, soldiers swarm Mexico's Acapulco, killings continue

May 22, 2016

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Along with beach towels or sandals, there's a new popular beach accessory that says a lot about the violence gripping this once-glamorous resort: a small black leather tot... more »»

US Secretary of State Kerry urges further reforms in Myanmar

May 22, 2016

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar (AP) — U.S. more »»

Israeli defense minister steps down

May 22, 2016

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel's defense minister officially stepped down on Sunday, capping a tumultuous week of politics that is expected to result in the replacement of the former military... more »»

Absentee ballot count to decide dead-heat Austrian election

May 22, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — With all direct ballots counted in Austria's presidential election Sunday, a right-wing politician was in a statistical dead heat with a challenger whose views stand in direct... more »»

Turkey's Erdogan asks longtime ally to form new government

May 22, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday appointed one of his most trusted allies to form Turkey's new government, in a move seen to help consolidate his hold on... more »»

UN envoy cites progress in Yemen talks, airstrikes continue

May 22, 2016

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Fragile peace talks aimed at ending fighting in Yemen are making progress as a truce largely holds, the U.N. more »»

The Latest: Pakistan informed of drone hit on Taliban leader

May 22, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the killing of Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour in a drone strike (all times local):

9:30 p.. more »»

Austrian presidential candidates both at 50 percent

May 22, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — Nearly final results for Austria's presidential election Sunday showed a right-wing politician neck-to-neck race with a challenger whose views stand in direct opposition to his... more »»

2 Indian climbers missing on Mount Everest after 2 die

May 22, 2016

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Two Indian climbers have gone missing on Mount Everest, an expedition organizer said Sunday, a day after two deaths from apparent altitude sickness were reported,... more »»

Iraq: Security forces did not fire 'directly' at protesters

May 22, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — A preliminary investigation into Friday's clashes between protesters and Iraqi security forces has revealed that police and military guards did not fire directly into the crowd of... more »»

Tajikistan vote on allowing president to rule for life

May 22, 2016

DUSHANBE, Tajikistan (AP) — Tajikistan held a referendum Sunday on changing the Constitution to allow its authoritarian president to run for office indefinitely, effectively allowing him to rule... more »»

Mansour's brief reign as chief marked by turmoil

May 22, 2016

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour's brief rule, which ended with his death in a drone strike, was marked by mistrust and strif. more »»

Gunman fires into crowd at concert in Austria, killing 2

May 22, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — A gunman fired shots early Sunday into a small crowd attending an open air concert organized by a local motorcycle club, killing two people and wounding 11 others before shooting... more »»

UN envoy: Progress being made in Yemen peace talks

May 22, 2016

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Fragile peace talks aimed at ending fighting in Yemen are making progress as a truce largely holds, the U.N. more »»

Turkish ruling party confirms Erdogan ally as new chairman

May 22, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's ruling party confirmed a trusted ally of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as its new chairman on Sunday, setting the stage for his appointment as the new prime... more »»

Islamic State group leader urges attacks in Europe and US

May 22, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — An Islamic State group spokesman has urged sympathizers in Europe and the U.. more »»

Austria's next president could be a right-wing Eurosceptic

May 22, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — For the first time since World War II, a right-wing politician could win Sunday's election for the Austrian presidency as established parties that have dominated postwar politics... more »»

El-Sissi says Egypt submarine headed to plane crash site

May 22, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's president said on Sunday a submarine belonging to his country's Oil Ministry was headed to the site of the crash of EgyptAir Flight-804 in the eastern Mediterranean to join... more »»

 
 
 

 

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