The Latest: WHO: Ebola in Congo not global health emergency

The Latest: WHO: Ebola in Congo not global health emergency

The Latest: WHO says Ebola outbreak in Congo not yet a global health emergency.

Friday, May 18th 2018, 7:43 am PDT
Social media under microscope in emotive Irish abortion vote

Social media under microscope in emotive Irish abortion vote

Debate is raging in Ireland over whether to lift the country's decades-old ban on abortion.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 5:41 am PDT

Congo Ebola vaccination campaign begins with health workers

Congo's health minister says a nurse has died from Ebola in Bikoro, the town in the country's northwest where the outbreak began, as the country begins a vaccination campaign.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 4:22 am PDT
Stars Bardot, Marceau lead fight to amend French food bill

Stars Bardot, Marceau lead fight to amend French food bill

Actresses Brigitte Bardot and Sophie Marceau are leading campaigns for mandatory cameras in French slaughterhouses and a ban on the sale of eggs from caged hens as France's parliament prepares to debate a food industry bill Tuesday.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 8:23 am PDT
Can the 'dealmaker' president deliver on North Korea?

Can the 'dealmaker' president deliver on North Korea?

Weeks from his North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 3:22 pm PDT

Syrian government declares capital fully under its control

Syrian state TV: Government forces to resume anti-IS offensive in southern part of Damascus after evacuating civilians.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 12:31 am PDT
The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

AP Investigation: A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump and a senior adviser to the crown prince of Abu Dhabi ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for hundreds of millions in defense contracts from the United Arab Emirates.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 1:22 pm PDT
Palace shares family portrait and other royal wedding photos

Palace shares family portrait and other royal wedding photos

Kensington Palace has released three official wedding photographs taken of Prince Harry and the former Meghan Markle shortly after their wedding.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 8:12 am PDT

The Latest: Iran says 'sham' US policy to reap 'ill rewards'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Iran nuclear deal was "a loser" with huge repercussions throughout the Middle East.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 6:13 am PDT
Venezuela's opposition scrambles to regroup after Maduro win

Venezuela's opposition scrambles to regroup after Maduro win

Embattled socialist incumbent Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela's presidential election by a landslide in a disputed vote marred by irregularities and mass absenteeism that led his main rivals to call for a re-run.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 12:01 am PDT
Aide: Palestinian leader making swift recovery in hospital

Aide: Palestinian leader making swift recovery in hospital

Palestinian president remains in hospital after developing a fever following a minor ear procedure.

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 11:53 pm PDT
Moon enters talks with Trump with driver's seat at stake

Moon enters talks with Trump with driver's seat at stake

For a few months, everything seemed to be clicking into place for South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he meticulously set up crucial nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang following a year of intense animosity.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 12:12 am PDT

In North Korea nuke site closure, spectacle trumps substance

Spectacle may trump substance when foreign journalists journey deep into the mountains of North Korea to observe the official closing ceremony of its nuclear test site.

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 6:11 pm PDT

Pope laments 'hemorrhaging' of priests and nuns in Europe

Pope Francis alarmed by "hemorrhaging" of priests and nuns seen in Europe.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 12:32 pm PDT
Report: Markle nephew warned over knife at London nightclub

Report: Markle nephew warned over knife at London nightclub

Britain's Sun newspaper says the nephew of the new Duchess of Sussex was given a warning by police after trying to take a knife into a London nightclub, hours after the royal wedding.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 10:12 am PDT
Zuckerberg meeting with EU parliament leaders to be webcast

Zuckerberg meeting with EU parliament leaders to be webcast

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to have Tuesday's meeting with the leaders of the European parliament about the data protection scandal that has engulfed his company open the public through web streaming.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 2:41 am PDT
US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

United States and China agree to reduce massive US trade deficit but no numerical target set.

Saturday, May 19th 2018, 9:21 pm PDT
Ex-London mayor quits UK's Labour amid anti-Semitism scandal

Ex-London mayor quits UK's Labour amid anti-Semitism scandal

Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone has resigned from Britain's Labour Party, which had suspended him over allegations of anti-Semitism.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 10:44 am PDT
LGBT community cheers pope's 'God made you like this' remark

LGBT community cheers pope's 'God made you like this' remark

Pope Francis' reported comments to a gay man that 'God made you like this' have been embraced by the LGBT community as another sign of Francis' desire to make gays feel welcomed and loved in the Catholic Church.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 5:42 am PDT

Danish minister says Muslims fasting for Ramadan pose danger

The Danish government minister responsible for immigration is urging Muslims to avoid working during Ramadan, saying the traditional fasting period poses safety hazards in some professions and makes the practice "dangerous for us all.".

Monday, May 21st 2018, 10:44 am PDT

Paraguay opens embassy in Jerusalem, after US and Guatemala

Paraguay opens its new embassy in Jerusalem, following in the footsteps of US, Guatemala.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 3:11 am PDT

The Latest: Russia says it downed drone near base in Syria

Syria's military says it has retaken the last neighborhoods in southern Damascus held by the Islamic State group and is declaring the capital and its surroundings "completely safe" and free of any militant presence.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 6:12 am PDT
Trudeau touts Canada's AI credentials at MIT tech gathering

Trudeau touts Canada's AI credentials at MIT tech gathering

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is coming to MIT to speak with tech entrepreneurs.

Thursday, May 17th 2018, 9:40 pm PDT

Ukraine convicts Frenchman for plotting Euro 2016 attacks

A Ukrainian court has convicted a Frenchman on charges of preparing a terror attack during the 2016 European Championship and buying illegal weapons.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 11:24 am PDT
Russian billionaire Abramovich runs into UK visa issues

Russian billionaire Abramovich runs into UK visa issues

An associate of Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich says his British visa has not been renewed.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 4:01 am PDT
Populists' pick to be Italian premier scorns bureaucracy

Populists' pick to be Italian premier scorns bureaucracy

Populists pick law professor with almost no political experience, a left-leaning voting record and a reputation as a snazzy dresser to be Italy's premier.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 1:32 pm PDT
Italy edges toward 1st populist govt, law prof as premier

Italy edges toward 1st populist govt, law prof as premier

Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indicated a 54-year-old law professor with no political experience as their candidate for premier.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 10:22 am PDT

Clashes escalate in eastern Ukraine

Officials say clashes between Ukrainian forces and separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine have escalated.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 11:52 am PDT
The Latest: Italian League chief: No need to fear populists

The Latest: Italian League chief: No need to fear populists

Right-wing leader Matteo Salvini says other European nations have no reason to worry about Italy's soon-to-be-born populist government.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 11:32 am PDT
Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China

Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China

Trade war between China, US put on hold after talks aimed at reducing America's massive trade deficit with Beijing.

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 10:11 pm PDT

Gunmen try to corner police reacting to shots in French city

A French newspaper is reporting that hooded men shot at young people near a Marseille culture center.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 12:02 pm PDT
Survey: Japanese female journalists report sexual misconduct

Survey: Japanese female journalists report sexual misconduct

A survey of women working for Japanese newspapers and TV networks has found 156 cases of alleged sexual misconduct reported by 35 women.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 10:52 am PDT
Meghan offers insight into her new role as Duchess of Sussex

Meghan offers insight into her new role as Duchess of Sussex

Meghan Markle has offered a glimpse of how she sees her new role as the Duchess of Sussex in a biography posted on the royal website hours after the former actress married Britain's Prince Harry.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 3:21 am PDT

Serbia on EU course despite calls for Russia shift, PM says

Serbia's prime minister says the Balkan country's strategic goal is to join the European Union despite calls by the defense minister for a shift in course.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 9:12 am PDT
Grenfell Tower survivors weep as inquiry begins in London

Grenfell Tower survivors weep as inquiry begins in London

Survivors of a devastating high-rise fire in London have wept y as relatives paid tribute to some of the 72 victims at the opening of an inquiry into Britain's deadliest blaze in decades.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 9:02 am PDT

Burundi votes to allow president to extend time in power

Burundi's electoral commission says a majority of voters agreed to amend the constitution in changes that could prolong the rule of President Pierre Nkurunziza until 2034.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 8:52 am PDT

South African man, 23, found guilty of ax murders of family

A South African man accused of murdering three members of his family with an ax arrived in court on Monday morning to hear the verdict in his case.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 1:41 am PDT

Funeral for Polish WWII hero held in Warsaw

Funeral with military honors for a World War II hero and Warsaw Rising fighter has been held in the Polish capital.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 5:22 am PDT
Britain basks in royal wedding afterglow; grave gets bouquet

Britain basks in royal wedding afterglow; grave gets bouquet

The royal family has thanked people who attended or watched the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Saturday, May 19th 2018, 11:51 pm PDT
Macedonia's prime minister cleared on bribery charge

Macedonia's prime minister cleared on bribery charge

A criminal court has cleared Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev on bribery charges dating back to when he was mayor of the southern town of Strumica.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 7:12 am PDT

4 charged in Greece over attack on Thessaloniki mayor

Greek authorities have charged four men over a weekend mob attack on the 75-year-old mayor of the country's second-largest city, carried out in an apparent venting of nationalist sentiment.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 7:12 am PDT
US office overseeing fight against IS gets reprieve

US office overseeing fight against IS gets reprieve

State Department office overseeing the fight against the Islamic State will stay in business at least until the end of the year.

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 10:02 pm PDT

Prosecutors in Poland probe sewage dump into Baltic bay

Prosecutors on Poland's Baltic coast have opened a probe into potential damage to the environment of the Bay of Gdansk after the sewage system in this coast city malfunctioned and the refuse was dumped into the bay.

Friday, May 18th 2018, 11:31 am PDT

Portuguese director drops out of Israel festival over Gaza

Portuguese theater director drops out of festival in Jerusalem this week over Israel's treatment of Palestinians.

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 11:21 pm PDT

Congo to begin vaccinating against Ebola on Monday

Congo's health ministry says there is one new death from Ebola, bringing to 26 the number of deaths from the deadly outbreak in Equateur province in the country's northwest.

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 2:11 am PDT
2 men arrested 30 years after German teen death in N Ireland

2 men arrested 30 years after German teen death in N Ireland

Police in Northern Ireland have arrested two men in the death of a German backpacker 30 years ago, after much-publicized appeals on the anniversary of the teenager's death yielded a break in one of the region's most notorious unsolved murders.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 4:03 am PDT
US relations under Trump dominate Mexico presidential debate

US relations under Trump dominate Mexico presidential debate

Mexico's turbulent relationship with the U.S. government under President Donald Trump dominated the country's second presidential debate with all candidates insisting the relationship must be based on mutual respect.

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 10:22 pm PDT

Bernard Lewis, prolific Mideast scholar, dies at 101

Bernard Lewis, scholar who illuminated and enraged with perspective on Middle East, dead at 101.

Monday, May 21st 2018, 1:51 am PDT

German-Russian pipeline takes shape despite US protests

American officials say a pipeline project between Russia and Germany risks triggering U.S. sanctions because of security concerns.

Thursday, May 17th 2018, 1:49 am PDT
Company in Cuba plane crash had received safety complaints

Company in Cuba plane crash had received safety complaints

The Mexican charter company whose plane crashed in Havana, killing 110 people aboard, has been the subject of two serious complaints over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for Cuba's national airline.

Saturday, May 19th 2018, 9:11 pm PDT

Kerry says civil discourse is under threat around the world

NYU Abu Dhabi is blocking journalists from filming a graduation address by former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 10:01 am PDT
Cubans mourn plane crash dead, officials ID 20 bodies

Cubans mourn plane crash dead, officials ID 20 bodies

At morgues and in church services, Cubans are mourning loved ones who died in the country's worst air disaster in three decades.

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 12:31 pm PDT
Maduro declared winner in disputed Venezuela election

Maduro declared winner in disputed Venezuela election

Venezuelans vote Sunday in a presidential election with Nicolas Maduro expected to win a second six-year term, despite a deepening crisis that's made food scarce and inflation soar as oil production in the once wealthy nation plummets.

Saturday, May 19th 2018, 9:21 pm PDT
The Latest: Maduro celebrates re-election, urges dialogue

The Latest: Maduro celebrates re-election, urges dialogue

Pope Francis is praying that "beloved" Venezuela's people and rulers will wisely choose peace and unity as the nation elects a new president.

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 5:21 am PDT
Palestinian president hospitalized with fever

Palestinian president hospitalized with fever

A Palestinian official says President Mahmoud Abbas has been hospitalized with fever.

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 5:41 am PDT
Iraq's al-Sadr, promising reform, is constrained by Iran

Iraq's al-Sadr, promising reform, is constrained by Iran

Iraq's Muqtada al-Sadr, the maverick Shiite cleric whose political coalition beat out Iran's favored candidates to come in first in national elections, says he wants to form a government that puts Iraqis first.

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 12:21 am PDT
Pope Francis to invest 14 new cardinals in June

Pope Francis to invest 14 new cardinals in June

Pope Francis has announced that he will make 14 new cardinals next month, among them his chief aide for helping homeless people.

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 3:41 am PDT
Record Everest climber returns, already planning next trip

Record Everest climber returns, already planning next trip

A Sherpa climbing guide who scaled Mount Everest for a record 22nd time this past week has returned from the mountain and says he's already planning his next trip.

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 6:01 pm PDT
The Latest: Royal newlyweds to spend night in Windsor Castle

The Latest: Royal newlyweds to spend night in Windsor Castle

Thousands of people are on the streets outside Windsor Castle after camping overnight to grab the best spots to catch a glimpse of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on their wedding day.

Saturday, May 19th 2018, 12:20 am PDT
Iraq's al-Sadr says next government will be 'inclusive'

Iraq's al-Sadr says next government will be 'inclusive'

Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, whose coalition won the largest number of seats in Iraq's parliamentary elections, says the next government will be "inclusive.".

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 6:21 am PDT

Archaeologists find street of balconies in Italy's Pompeii

Archaeologists excavating an unexplored part of Italy's volcanic ash-covered city of Pompeii have discovered a street of houses with intact balconies that were buried when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD.

Thursday, May 17th 2018, 12:19 pm PDT

25 African migrants come ashore in Brazil after sea rescue

Authorities say about two dozen African migrants have come ashore in northeastern Brazil after being rescued at sea by fishermen.

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 11:01 am PDT

Cameroon holiday hit by violence in English-speaking areas

Cameroon's national day Sunday was marked by violence in its troubled English-speaking region, with two policemen killed, soldiers wounded and a mayor kidnapped by suspected armed separatists.

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 2:31 pm PDT
Episcopal bishop Curry gives royal wedding an American flair

Episcopal bishop Curry gives royal wedding an American flair

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will marry in an Anglican service with an American flavor that mixes prayers, classical music, a gospel choir and sweet soul sounds.

Friday, May 18th 2018, 11:40 pm PDT
Love and fire: Text of Michael Curry's royal wedding address

Love and fire: Text of Michael Curry's royal wedding address

Text of the Most Rev. Michael Curry's sermon at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Saturday, May 19th 2018, 9:31 am PDT

Iran says EU political support not enough, urges investment

Iran's state TV is reporting that the country's foreign minister has urged the European Union to go beyond political support for its landmark nuclear deal and increase investment in Iran.

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 9:31 am PDT

Palestinian publicly sets himself on fire in Gaza

A 20-year-old Palestinian is in critical condition after publicly setting himself of fire in the Gaza Strip.

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 9:51 am PDT

UAE to loosen visa rules for investors and innovators

The United Arab Emirates, home to financial hubs Abu Dhabi and Dubai, is loosening its residency laws and will grant long-term visas for up to 10 years to investors and highly-skilled professionals.

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 11:51 am PDT
Italian populist says he and rival have deal on new premier

Italian populist says he and rival have deal on new premier

One of Italy's two main populist leaders says he and his rival finally have agreed on who should be the next premier _ neither of them.

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 10:51 am PDT
Markle's bridal gown work of Givenchy's Clare Waight Keller

Markle's bridal gown work of Givenchy's Clare Waight Keller

British designer Clare Waight Keller is behind the silk boat-necked gown worn by Meghan Markle as she walked down the flower-bedecked nave of St. George's Chapel for her wedding to Prince Harry.

Saturday, May 19th 2018, 4:53 am PDT
Oprah to Idris: Celebrities spice up royal wedding

Oprah to Idris: Celebrities spice up royal wedding

No heads of government were invited to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding ceremony, but celebrities from Oprah Winfrey to Idris Elba had starring roles.

Saturday, May 19th 2018, 10:25 am PDT
Science Says: Green-blooded lizards pose evolutionary puzzle

Science Says: Green-blooded lizards pose evolutionary puzzle

Scientists are gaining evolutionary insights into why a group of lizards in New Guinea have green blood.

Wednesday, May 16th 2018, 11:09 am PDT
Turkey's Erdogan seeks expatriate support for re-election

Turkey's Erdogan seeks expatriate support for re-election

Turkey's president has addressed thousands of expatriate Turks in Bosnia's capital Sunday to shore up support before his country's snap presidential and parliamentary elections next month.

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 9:21 am PDT

Reports: IS fighters vacating outskirts of Syria's capital

A Syrian war monitoring group says a cease-fire between government forces and Islamic State militants in the southern neighborhoods of Damascus has held for 24 hours, and that some of the fighters have been allowed to leave.

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 2:31 am PDT
White House pushes ahead with Mideast peace plan

White House pushes ahead with Mideast peace plan

The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing funding for humanitarian and development projects in the West Bank and Gaza.

Friday, May 18th 2018, 9:24 pm PDT
Malaysians transfixed by luxury goods seized from ex-PM flat

Malaysians transfixed by luxury goods seized from ex-PM flat

Malaysian police say they have confiscated 284 designer handbags and 72 suitcases containing cash, jewelry and other valuables as part of a corruption and money-laundering investigation into former Prime Minister Najib Razak.

Thursday, May 17th 2018, 7:59 pm PDT
Powerful, unpopular Venezuela leader faces opposition foes

Powerful, unpopular Venezuela leader faces opposition foes

A look at President Nicolas Maduro and the two opposition candidates vying to become the next president of troubled Venezuela.

Saturday, May 19th 2018, 7:45 am PDT

Palestinians: 2 wounded from Israeli border fire have died

Gaza's health ministry says two Palestinians have died days after they were shot and wounded by Israeli gunfire during border protests.

Saturday, May 19th 2018, 4:55 am PDT

Congo says 3 new Ebola cases confirmed in large city

Congo says 3 new confirmed Ebola cases in city of 1 million; vaccinations to start soon.

Saturday, May 19th 2018, 1:30 am PDT
A royal wedding bridges the Atlantic and breaks old molds

A royal wedding bridges the Atlantic and breaks old molds

The big day is finally here: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are to wed at St. George's Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle.

Friday, May 18th 2018, 11:10 pm PDT
Father of Pakistani victim in Texas school shooting grieves

Father of Pakistani victim in Texas school shooting grieves

The father of Sabika Sheikh, the 17-year old Pakistani victim of a Texas school shooting, battles shock and despair.

Saturday, May 19th 2018, 8:35 am PDT
Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US

Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US

Beijing is showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US in Washington.

Friday, May 18th 2018, 2:41 pm PDT
Cuba: 110 died in plane crash, 3 survivors 'critical'

Cuba: 110 died in plane crash, 3 survivors 'critical'

A 39-year-old airliner with 110 people aboard has crashed and burned in a cassava field just after takeoff from the Havana airport, leaving three survivors in Cuba's worst aviation disaster in three decades, officials say.

Friday, May 18th 2018, 9:10 pm PDT
Officials say company in Cuba crash had safety complaints

Officials say company in Cuba crash had safety complaints

The Mexican charter company whose plane crashed in Havana, killing 110 people aboard, has been the subject of two serious complaints over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for Cuba's national airline.

Saturday, May 19th 2018, 2:11 pm PDT
Macedonian PM says Greece agrees to discuss proposed name

Macedonian PM says Greece agrees to discuss proposed name

The prime minister of Macedonia says his administration and the Greek government have agreed on a new name for his country to solve the decades-long name dispute between Skopje and Athens.

Saturday, May 19th 2018, 1:30 pm PDT
Detained Saudi women driving campaigners branded traitors

Detained Saudi women driving campaigners branded traitors

Seven people in Saudi Arabia, including four prominent women's rights activists who campaigned for the right to drive, are being accused by state security of working with "foreign entities".

Saturday, May 19th 2018, 1:00 am PDT
It's all about the well-plumed hats for royal wedding guests

It's all about the well-plumed hats for royal wedding guests

Oprah Winfrey, actor Idris Elba among early guests at royal wedding of Prince Harry, Meghan Markle.

Saturday, May 19th 2018, 2:50 am PDT
The Latest: Cuba official: 110 dead in crash, recorder found

The Latest: Cuba official: 110 dead in crash, recorder found

The only three survivors of Cuba's worst aviation disaster in three decades are clinging to life a day after their passenger jet carrying 110 people crashed in a fireball in Havana's rural outskirts.

Saturday, May 19th 2018, 11:55 am PDT

Police kill 4 gunmen who raided Orthodox church in Chechnya

Police kill 4 gunmen who raided Russian Orthodox church in Chechnya, tried to take hostages.

Saturday, May 19th 2018, 7:33 am PDT

Report: 2 killed in shooting in southwestern Germany

German media report 2 dead in Saarbruecken shooting; suspect is in custody.

Saturday, May 19th 2018, 7:26 am PDT
Militant-turned-populist cleric Sadr wins Iraqi election

Militant-turned-populist cleric Sadr wins Iraqi election

Iraq's electoral commission says a political coalition led by influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has won the most seats in Iraq's national parliamentary elections, according to the release of complete results.

Friday, May 18th 2018, 5:33 pm PDT

Putin says Russian gas shipments via Ukraine may continue

German Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine.

Thursday, May 17th 2018, 11:19 pm PDT

Gaza border protests resume as UN calls for inquiry

Egypt's President Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi says he has ordered the opening of the Rafah border crossing with Gaza for the entire Muslim holy month of Ramadan, the longest length of time since 2013.

Friday, May 18th 2018, 12:30 am PDT

Monitor: 11 killed in blasts inside Syria weapons warehouse

France's government is imposing new sanctions on people and companies suspected of helping Syria's chemical weapons program.

Friday, May 18th 2018, 2:50 am PDT
The Latest: Windsor Castle sees final prep for royal wedding

The Latest: Windsor Castle sees final prep for royal wedding

As Queen Elizabeth II prepares to meet Meghan Markle's mother before the actress' wedding to Prince Harry, one commoner who married into the family is offering a bit of advice: Just relax.

Friday, May 18th 2018, 2:10 am PDT

At OIC, Muslim nations condemn Israel and US, call for unity

Turkey has called on Muslim nations to stand united for Palestine and to work to stop countries joining the United States in relocating their Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Friday, May 18th 2018, 4:50 am PDT
American bishop brings human rights focus to royal wedding

American bishop brings human rights focus to royal wedding

The son of a civil rights activist and the descendant of African slaves, the Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry has condemned last year's white supremacist rally in Charlottesville and plans to march against President Donald Trump's "America first" stance.

Friday, May 18th 2018, 10:02 am PDT
Windsor gears up for royal wedding, embraces Harry, Meghan

Windsor gears up for royal wedding, embraces Harry, Meghan

Ready or not, Harry and Meghan prepare for big day.

Friday, May 18th 2018, 1:20 am PDT
After fumbling Ebola in 2014, Congo is key test for UN

After fumbling Ebola in 2014, Congo is key test for UN

14 confirmed Ebola cases in Congo as World Health organization holds emergency meeting.

Friday, May 18th 2018, 12:40 am PDT

Airliner with 110 aboard crashes in Cuba, 3 said to survive

Cuban media say a Boeing 737 operated by state airline Cubana has crashed on takeoff from Jose Marti International Airport in Havana with 104 passengers on board.

Friday, May 18th 2018, 11:23 am PDT