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Vietnam votes for rubber-stamp assembly ahead of Obama visit

May 22, 2016

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Ahead of President Barack Obama's first visit to Vietnam, the country voted Sunday in once-every-five-year-elections for a rubber-stamp parliament whose membership has... more »»

Some 30 climbers frostbitten or sick on Everest after 2 die

May 22, 2016

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Some 30 climbers have developed frostbite or become sick near the summit of Mount Everest, a mountaineering official said Sunday, after two deaths from apparent altitude... more »»

Austria's next president could be a right-wing Eurosceptic

May 22, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — For the first time since World War II, a right-wing politician could win Sunday's election for the Austrian presidency as established parties that have dominated postwar politics... more »»

Gunman fires into crowd at concert in Austria, killing 2

May 22, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — A gunman fired shots early Sunday into a small crowd attending an open air concert organized by a local motorcycle club, killing two people and wounding 11 others before shooting... more »»

Mansour's brief rein as chief marked by turmoil

May 22, 2016

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour's brief rule, which ended Friday with his death in a drone strike, was marked by mistrust and strife. more »»

Volcano erupts in western Indonesia, killing 6 people

May 22, 2016

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Rescuers have found more bodies after a volcano erupted in western Indonesia, raising the death toll to six, an official said Sunday. more »»

Secretary of State Kerry in Myanmar to press further reforms

May 22, 2016

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar (AP) — U.S. more »»

Police, soldiers swarm Mexico's Acapulco, killings continue

May 22, 2016

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Along with beach towels or sandals, there's a new popular beach accessory that says a lot about the violence gripping this once-glamorous resort: a small black leather tot... more »»

Crowds mourn at funeral of 2 killed at Baghdad protest

May 22, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Hundreds of mourners gathered in Baghdad's Sadr City as families held funerals Saturday for two people killed in protests a day earlier. more »»

Bondholders sue over Puerto Rico debt-moratorium law

May 22, 2016

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Holders of bonds from Puerto Rico's Government Development Bank are suing to challenge aspects of a debt-moratorium law that island officials say is crucial to... more »»

Dutch, Australian climbers die after reaching Everest summit

May 22, 2016

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An Australian climber who died on Mount Everest has been identified as a finance lecturer at a university in Melbourne. more »»

Smoke, cockpit woes signal chaotic end for EgyptAir plane

May 22, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Leaked flight data showing trouble in the cockpit and smoke in a plane lavatory are bringing into focus the chaotic final moments of EgyptAir Flight 804, including a three-minute... more »»

The Latest: First audio from EgyptAir flight released

May 22, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 (all times local):

2 a.m. more »»

1 dead in Chile protests as president speaks in congress

May 21, 2016

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Violent protests broke out in Chile on Saturday as President Michelle Bachelet presented a state-of-the-nation report to Congress. more »»

Man mauled after entering Chile zoo's lion pen, 2 cats slain

May 21, 2016

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Two lions were killed after they severely mauled a man who stripped naked and entered their enclosure in an apparent suicide attempt early Saturday, authorities said. more »»

Smoke, cockpit woes signal chaotic finale for EgyptAir plane

May 21, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Leaked flight data showing trouble in the cockpit and smoke in a plane lavatory are bringing into focus the chaotic final moments of EgyptAir Flight 804, including a three-minute... more »»

UN chief urges Mideast states to press for Syria transition

May 21, 2016

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The United Nations chief used a visit to Qatar on Saturday to call on Middle Eastern countries and world powers to press Syria's warring parties to turn their attention to a... more »»

The Latest: Airport cleaning crews in France draw scrutiny

May 21, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 (all times local):

10 p.m. more »»

Dutch climber dies on his way down from Everest's summit

May 21, 2016

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A 35-year-old Dutch man suffering from high-altitude sickness died on his way down from Mount Everest's summit in the first death confirmed this year on the world's highes... more »»

No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists

May 21, 2016

MADRID (AP) — Nudists have lost a seven-year legal battle for access to a popular tourist resort beach on Spain's southwestern tip. more »»

 
 

 

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