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As concern grows, China, South Korea report more virus cases

February 25, 2020

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — China and South Korea on Tuesday reported more cases of a new viral illness that has been concentrated in North Asia but is causing global worry as clusters grow in the... more »»

 
 
 
Haiti says soldier died of wounds after shootout with police

February 24, 2020

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The Haitian Ministry of Defense said Monday that a soldier has died from wounds suffered during an exchange of gunfire with police officers protesting outside army... more »»

German far-right party laments isolation by rivals, media

February 24, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — The far-right Alternative for Germany called Monday for rivals to scale back their criticism of the party, saying the blackballing it is being subjected to could harm democracy in... more »»

High Court sympathetic to embassy bombing victims in case

February 24, 2020

Washington (AP) — The Supreme Court suggested Monday that it's inclined to allow a bigger award of money to victims of the 1998 bombings of the U.. more »»

German man drives car into Carnival crowd, injures 30

February 24, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — A man intentionally drove a car into a crowd at a Carnival parade in a small town in central Germany, injuring around 30 people including children, officials said Monday. more »»

Japan govt panel experts say ship quarantine was not perfect

February 24, 2020

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese health officials and experts on a government panel acknowledged Monday that the quarantine of the virus-hit cruise ship Diamond Princess was not perfect, but defended Japan'... more »»

Chancellor Merkel's CDU party to elect new leader in April

February 24, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union will elect a new leader at the end of April, party officials said Monday. more »»

Canadian police move to clear indigenous protest in Ontario

February 24, 2020

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian police moved on Monday to clear an indigenous rail blockade in Ontario that has crippled freight and passenger rail traffic in most of eastern Canada for nearly three weeks. more »»

Iran says 12 dead from new virus, rejects higher death toll

February 24, 2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's government said Monday that 12 people had died nationwide from the new coronavirus, rejecting claims of a much higher death toll by a lawmaker from the... more »»

Illegal net snares humpback in endangered porpoise refuge

February 24, 2020

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Rescuers in Mexico were partially able to free a humpback whale that became entangled in a fishing net illegally set inside a refuge for the critically endangered vaquita... more »»

Italy tries to contain virus as isolated towns hunker down

February 24, 2020

CODOGNO, Italy (AP) — Police manned checkpoints around quarantined towns in Italy's north on Monday and residents stocked up on food as the country became the focal point of the outbreak in Europ... more »»

Hero or criminal? Court hears 2 views of WikiLeaks' Assange

February 24, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Truth-telling journalist or reckless criminal: A British judge was given two conflicting portraits of Julian Assange as the WikiLeaks founder's long-awaited extradition hearing bega... more »»

Greek island protesters vow to stop new migrant camps

February 24, 2020

LESBOS, Greece (AP) — Protest groups on three eastern Greek islands on Monday begun setting up blockades aimed at stopping the government from building new migrant detention centers. more »»

Trump's India visit prioritizes pageantry over policy

February 24, 2020

AHMEDABAD, INDIA (AP) — Prioritizing pageantry over policy, President Donald Trump basked in India's welcoming embrace on a day that featured a mega-rally with cheering crowds, a mutual admiratio... more »»

German Carnival floats take aim at racism in wake of attack

February 24, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — Biting commentary on racism in Germany featured prominently Monday among Carnival floats in western cities, hastily put together in the aftermath of a deadly far-right attack last... more »»

US: Free speech no excuse for crimes of WikiLeaks' Assange

February 24, 2020

LONDON (AP) — The U.S. more »»

Malaysian king accepts Mahathir's resignation amid upheaval

February 24, 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's king on Monday accepted Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's shocking resignation but reappointed him as interim leader following the collapse of the ruling... more »»

Former French prime minister and wife go on trial for fraud

February 24, 2020

PARIS (AP) — He was one of the front-runners to be president of France. more »»

Italy tries to contain virus as neighbors fear its spread

February 24, 2020

CODOGNO, Italy (AP) — Police manned checkpoints around quarantined towns in Italy's north on Monday and residents stocked up on food as the country became the focal point of the outbreak in Europ... more »»

Virus pushes beyond Asia, taking aim at Europe, Mideast

February 24, 2020

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The new virus took aim at a broadening swath of the globe Monday, with officials in Europe and the Middle East scrambling to limit the spread of an outbreak that showed... more »»

Markets tank on concern about virus impact on world economy

February 24, 2020

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares skidded, oil prices sank and the price of gold surged on Monday as the number of people infected or killed by the viral outbreak that began in China surged, heaping more... more »»

 
 

 

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