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
Iran said on Sunday it would expand its ties with Lebanon in spite of the "provocative and interventionist" call by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for Beirut to choose sides, Iranian state television reported. On a regional tour to drum up support for Washington's harder line against
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
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that Turkey will take the issue of the Golan Heights to the United Nations. In an interview with broadcaster TGRT Haber, Erdogan said U.S. President Donald Trump's statement on Golan Heights was a "gift" to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has been told to expect a summary of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation Sunday afternoon, according to two people familiar with Justice Department's plans. The report is expected to reveal for the first time the main findings of Mueller's nearly two-year
SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Captain Aaron Finch smashed another century as Australia again beat Pakistan by eight wickets in the second one-day cricket international on Sunday.
One of them, 23-year-old Juliana Costa, said as many as 20 people might have died in the vicinity, about 30 kilometers (19 miles) from the nearest town Nhamatanda. The plight of John Segredo highlights the challenges of the humanitarian response to Cyclone Idai that swept through Mozambique, Zimbabwe
Egypt's foreign media body on Sunday slammed the BBC over an "insulting" article which highlighted online calls for protests against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. BBC Arabic published a report at the weekend on a widely shared anti-Sisi hashtag -- "Don't worry, you're not
British Prime Minister Theresa May met senior colleagues and Brexit-supporting rebel lawmakers on Sunday at her country residence to discuss her strategy and whether there is sufficient support to put her deal to another vote this week. "The PM and a number of government ministers met today at
BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-backed Syrian fighters cleared explosives in the last area retaken from the Islamic State group on Sunday and arrested a number of militants hiding in tunnels, a day after declaring military victory and the end of the extremists' self-styled caliphate.
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
MONACO (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has found one country in Europe that isn't worried about China's growing global clout or its ambitions to dominate the future of technology: Monaco.
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
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.
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