SUSPECT TELLS GERMAN COURT HE FIRED FATAL SHOT AT POLITICIAN

A far-right extremist on trial for the murder of a regional politician whose death shocked Germany last year has acknowledged in court...

EGYPT, SUDAN SUSPEND TALKS WITH ETHIOPIA OVER DISPUTED DAM

Egypt and Sudan have suspended talks with Ethiopia after it proposed linking a deal on its newly constructed reservoir and hydroelectric...

 
 
 

HEAVY RAINS POUND N. KOREA, TRIGGERING WORRIES ABOUT DAMAGES

North Korea says torrential rains are lashing the country, prompting outside concern about possible heavy damage in the impoverished...

ANOTHER CRUISE SHIP IN NORWAY STALLED AMID INFECTION FEARS

A cruise ship with 123 passengers on board and a crew of 85 has docked in the Norwegian harbor of Bodoe but no one can disembark after...

 
 
 

FIREWORKS, AMMONIUM NITRATE LIKELY FUELED BEIRUT EXPLOSION

Experts and video footage suggest that fireworks and ammonium nitrate were the fuel that ignited a massive explosion that rocked the...

CITY STREETS DRAIN OF LIFE IN AUSTRALIA'S TOUGHEST LOCKDOWN

Melbourne's usually vibrant downtown streets are draining of signs of life on the eve of Australia's toughest-ever pandemic restrictions...

 
 
 

SOUTH AFRICA SEES DIP IN NEW VIRUS CASES BUT WARNS OF RETURN

South Africa's health minister is reporting decreasing rates of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 but warns that vigilance must continue...

JAPAN'S HONDA SINKS FOR QUARTER AS PANDEMIC CRASHES SALES

Japanese automaker Honda says it sank into the red for the April-June quarter

 
 
 

7 DEAD, 5 INJURED IN MIGRANT CAR CRASH IN NORTHERN GREECE

Greek police say a car believed to be transporting migrants who recently entered the country has crashed into roadworks on a highway,...

VIRUS LOCKDOWN SHUTS KASHMIR YEAR AFTER AUTONOMY IS STRIPPED

Authorities are enforcing security restrictions in many parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir on the first anniversary of New Delhi's...

 
 
 

LEBANESE RED CROSS: TOLL FROM BEIRUT BLAST RISES TO 100 DEAD

An official with the Lebanese Red Cross says at least 100 people were killed and more than 4,000 wounded in the massive explosion in...

LEBANESE RED CROSS OFFICIAL SAYS AT LEAST 100 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KILLED AND MORE THAN 4,000 WOUNDED IN BEIRUT EXPLOSION

 
 
 

VIRGIN AUSTRALIA PLANS TO SHED STAFF UNDER NEW US OWNERS

Virgin Australia plans to scale down its operations under new U.S. owners and shed a third of its staff as the airline adjusts to the...

HIROSHIMA SURVIVORS WORRY THAT WORLD WILL FORGET

Survivors of the U

 
 
 

INDIAN PM TO LAY FOUNDATION OF TEMPLE AT RAZED MOSQUE SITE

The coronavirus is restricting a large crowd, but Hindus were joyful before Prime Minister Narendra Modi breaks ground on a long-awaited...

HEALTH SECRETARY AZAR TO VISIT TAIWAN IN HIGHEST-LEVEL U.S. CABINET VISIT SINCE 1979 BREAK IN FORMAL TIES

 
 
 

VOTING BEGINS IN SRI LANKA'S PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION

Sri Lankans started voting to elect a new Parliament that is expected to give strong support to the powerful and popular Rajapaksa...

HIROSHIMA SURVIVOR RECALLS WORKING ON TRAM AFTER A-BOMB

Tetsuko Shakuda was a frightened 14-year-old when she resumed her work as a conductor on a tram line in the devastated city of Hiroshima,...

 
 
 

AP EXPLAINS: KASHMIR ON EDGE 1 YEAR AFTER MAJOR INDIAN SHIFT

Indian-controlled Kashmir has remained on edge in the year since New Delhi scrapped the disputed region's semi-autonomy and imposed...

AP PHOTOS: KASHMIR SCHOOLING NOW MORE CHALLENGING WITH VIRUS

Children in Indian-controlled Kashmir are no strangers to lockdowns. Curfews, strikes and school shutdowns are all part of growing...

 
 
 



Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Until recently, the medical experts on the White House coronavirus task force have walked a tightrope. But as deaths and infections surge, a divide has been growing between the... Read more ...

Navy finds human remains on sunken Marine tank off Southern California

Navy finds human remains on sunken Marine tank off Southern California

The Navy on Tuesday located an amphibious tank that sank off the Southern California coast last week and is preparing to recover the human remains of troops believed to have... Read more ...

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

Supporters say the act is the most significant conservation legislation enacted in nearly half a century. Opponents countered that the money isn't enough to cover the estimated... Read more ...

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after pandemic...

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after pandemic losses threaten closure

A fundraising drive launched to help the U.S. Space and Rocket Center and Space Camp through the coronavirus pandemic has pulled in more than $1.1 million in just a few days. Read more ...

Progressive Activist Cori Bush Projected To Oust Longtime Missouri Rep. Lacy...

Progressive Activist Cori Bush Projected To Oust Longtime Missouri Rep. Lacy Clay

Rep. William Lacy Clay has represented the state's 1st Congressional District, around St. Louis, since 2001. Read more ...

Explosion in Beirut: Photos From a City Still Reeling From the Blast

Explosion in Beirut: Photos From a City Still Reeling From the Blast

A massive explosion rocked the capital city of Lebanon on Tuesday, causing widespread destruction and loss of life. So far, at least 60 people were killed in the blast and over... Read more ...

Beijing complains to US about health chief Azar's visit to Taiwan, highest...

Beijing complains to US about health chief Azar's visit to Taiwan, highest official since 1979

China has lodged stern representations with the United States over the upcoming visit of US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar to Taiwan, the Foreign Ministry in... Read more ...

Massive explosion shakes Lebanon's capital Beirut

Massive explosion shakes Lebanon's capital Beirut

Local news reported multiple people were wounded in the incident. Read more ...

Abreu, White Sox edge Brewers 3-2 for 6th straight victory

Abreu, White Sox edge Brewers 3-2 for 6th straight victory

MILWAUKEE - These don't appear to be the same old Chicago White Sox that have stumbled through seven consecutive losing seasons. Read more ...

Death toll from Beirut blast rises to 100, more victims remain under rubble...

Death toll from Beirut blast rises to 100, more victims remain under rubble - Lebanese Red Cross chief

The death toll from the powerful explosions in Lebanon's capital Beirut has grown to 100 and could increase even more, the head of the Lebanese Red Cross has warned. Lebanese... Read more ...