- World/Latin America
- 2018-04-20 08:48:41Z
LONDON (AP) - The World Health Organization says it has coordinated shipment of an experimental Ebola vaccine and drugs to treat a laboratory scientist in Hungary who was exposed to the potentially deadly disease earlier this month.
ALONG THE ISRAEL-GAZA BORDER (AP) - The flareup of deadly violence in Gaza is of a new kind, even in the inventive annals of Mideast conflicts: Israeli soldiers shooting at Palestinian demonstrators burning tires and hurling firebombs across what looks like an international border, inflicting casualties
Arsene Wenger announced his arrival as a revolutionary force in England by overhauling a culture of booze and bad diets but the Frenchman's inability to maintain his own high standards prompted a parting of the ways. Arguably the most significant agent of change in the Premier League era, the 68
By Crispian Balmer ROME (Reuters) - Former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi branded the 5-Star Movement a danger for Italy on Friday, killing off any lingering chance of a coalition tie-up between his rightist bloc and the anti-establishment party. Berlusconi and his allies, including the far-right
At least some passengers aboard a deadly Southwest Airlines flight have
Sibusiso Moyo was in London for talks on the margins of the 2018 Commonwealth summit aimed at resetting the isolated country's relations with the world after the downfall of president Robert Mugabe. Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office said the meeting ushered in a "new era" in
By Philemon Bulawayo MAZOWE, Zimbabwe (Reuters) - A farm owned by Robert Mugabe's wife Grace is at the centre of a legal dispute after hundreds of illegal gold miners invaded parts of the property and started mining gold. A Reuters photographer saw hundreds of illegal miners digging for gold at
By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Almost a year after U.S. President Donald Trump inaugurated NATO's new billion-dollar headquarters with fanfare at a special summit, alliance officials are now finally moving in, leaving their prefab 1960s base that leaked during rainstorms. Two decades of planning
By Marton Dunai BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The foundation of Budapest-born financier George Soros said on Friday it was considering its future in Hungary after enduring repeated attacks from Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who offered the liberal body an unfond farewell. Critics of the right-wing Hungarian
Authorities in Florida are looking for answers after two sheriff's deputies were shot through the window of a restaurant. ABC News' Diane Macedo reports.
Baking for others is a delicious form of altruism that's been proven to boost
BERLIN (AP) - Berlin police were evacuating thousands of people from a central area of the German capital Friday and shutting down the main train station in preparation for the removal of an unexploded World War II bomb found during recent construction work.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North and South Korea installed the first-ever telephone hotline between their leaders Friday as they prepare for a rare summit next week aimed at resolving the nuclear standoff with Pyongyang.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Australia's prime minister said his country has a "perfect right" to traverse the South China Sea after a media report Friday that the Chinese navy challenged three Australian warships in the hotly contested waterway.
By Angus McDowall BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army bombarded jihadists in the last area outside government control near Damascus on Friday, as President Bashar al-Assad accelerated his push to retake remaining enclaves. On state television, large puffs of smoke could be seen appearing suddenly along
U.S. President Donald Trump invited his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to the United States during a phone call, and said he would be glad to see Putin in the White House, RIA Novosti reported on Friday, citing the Russian Foreign Ministry. The news agency quoted Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as
Israel dropped leaflets in the Gaza Strip on Friday warning Palestinians not to approach its border fence as the military braced for fresh clashes along the frontier. Thousands of Palestinians were expected to gather along the Israel-Gaza border, as they have every Friday over the past month for mass
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The meeting next week between the leaders of the rival Koreas will be the ultimate test of South Korean President Moon Jae-in's belief that his nation should lead international efforts to deal with North Korea. Previous summits saw beaming grins, strong handshakes and high
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) - Pakistani police say a road accident on a highway in the south has killed seven members of a family, including a newlywed couple.
TOKYO (AP) - Team camps spanning some 1,500 kilometers (925 miles) for next year's Rugby World Cup in Japan were announced on Friday by the sport's governing body.
Two deputies were killed when a man shot at them through a window while they
MANAUA, Nicaragua (AP) - More protests and clashes broke out Thursday in Nicaragua over a planned social security reform, and the government ordered off the air five independent TV channels that have been covering the unrest.
A firestorm in Japan over allegations of sexual harassment by the top finance ministry official is raising the possibility that the country could finally be having its "#MeToo moment". The international movement against sexual assault and harassment has brought down movie moguls, media stars
By James Pearson HO CHI MINH CITY (Reuters) - It wasn't until Pham Chi Cuong saw the plane waiting to deport him from the United States that it sunk in that he was about to be sent back to Vietnam, the country he fled in 1990. Cuong and at least three other deportees who had lived in America for
Republican members of Congress release statement after reviewing former FBI director James Comey's memos.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Police on Thursday arrested the brother of Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man who was shot and killed by Sacramento officers last month, on suspicion of felony assault and vandalism, authorities said Thursday.
TRENTON, Fla. (AP) - Someone fired through the window of a north Florida restaurant Thursday afternoon, killing two deputies who were getting food, officials said.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - As Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 plunged, passenger Hollie Mackey was torn between trying to save a woman whose upper body was being sucked out of a broken window and protecting the child beside her from a similar fate.
The United States dropped some restrictions Thursday on sales of its advanced drones in order to reinforce the armies of its allies and compete with China on the world arms market. President Donald Trump's White House announced an update to its policy on arms transfers to promote US exports and
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By Joe Brock JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Zambia's opposition leader Hakainde Hichelema accused President Edgar Lungu's government on Thursday of political killings, rights abuses and rampant corruption, calling on South Africa to intervene to restore calm. Hichilema, who spent four months in jail
MOHALI, India (AP) - Chris Gayle notched his sixth Indian Premier League century to help Kings XI Punjab beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 15 runs Thursday.
Authorities say someone fired through the window of a restaurant and fatally shot two Florida deputies.
Prosecutors could decide to charge him with a crime if they conclude he intentionally lied
WASHINGTON ― Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) offered a curious explanation for his
MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (AP) - An Indiana man is facing charges after his 3-year-old daughter accidentally shot her pregnant mother with a gun he left in the woman's car, police said Thursday.
A federal appeals court on Thursday said the U.S. Justice Department cannot deny public safety grants to so-called sanctuary cities that limit cooperation with the Trump administration's crackdown on illegal immigration. The Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court injunction in a case brought by the city of Chicago. The appeals court agreed the injunction should apply nationally while the lawsuit proceeds in federal court.
Iran warned the United States on Thursday of "unpleasant" consequences if Washington pulls out of a multinational nuclear deal, Iranian state TV reported. "Iran has several options if the United States leaves the nuclear deal. Tehran's reaction to America's withdrawal of the
The Department of Justice has shared copies of the so-called Comey memos with
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AUBURN, Mich. (AP) - The Latest on Confederate flag demonstrations outside of a Michigan high school (all times local):
During the decade she lived with her boyfriend, Sara Elmer was surrounded by guns. "I was in survival mode every day," says Ms. Elmer. Indeed, in the United States, close to half the number of women killed in violent homicides each year are fatally shot by their intimate partners, according to federal crime statistics.
Recommended: How much do you know about Cuba? Cuba's National Assembly, a group of more than 600 handpicked politicians who run unopposed, nominated the island's next president this week. Vice President Miguel Díaz-Canel, the only candidate put forth, will be Cuba's first leader in nearly 60 years who wasn't part of the revolution that overthrew US-backed dictator Fulgencio Batista and installed a Communist government on the island.
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - The leader of large protests that have roiled the capital of Armenia for a week is calling on supporters to renew efforts to paralyze traffic.
Armenian President Armen Sarkissian on Thursday called for dialogue, as thousands continued to protest on the streets against the appointment of the new prime minister, who was president for 10 years before switching jobs this month. Parliament on Tuesday voted to allow ex-president Serzh Sarksyan to
MADRID (AP) - Atletico Madrid lost 3-0 at Real Sociedad on Thursday, leaving Barcelona one victory away from clinching the Spanish league title.
BEIRUT (AP) - The Syrian government took control of a town northeast of Damascus on Thursday after rebels evacuated to north Syria - the latest in a string of handovers by rebels to the government.
By Tuvan Gumrukcu and Ercan Gurses ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's ruling AK Party taunted the main opposition party on Thursday to name a candidate to challenge Tayyip Erdogan for June elections which are expected to tighten the president's 15-year hold on power. Government spokesman Bekir Bozdag
Raw video: Police say 3-year-old accidentally shot her pregnant mom in parking lot in Indiana.