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Mexico City sees drug-war-style violence come to the capital

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Burnt-out vehicles. Road blockades. A raging gun battle between armored marines and gang members that left eight dead. Such scenes have...

In surrealist twist, Dali exhumed in paternity lawsuit

FIGUERES, Spain (AP) — Salvador Dali's eccentric artistic and personal history took yet another bizarre turn Thursday with the exhumation of his embalmed remains...

Venezuela strike erupts into sporadic violence

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A nationwide strike against plans to rewrite the constitution shut down much of Venezuelan's capital Thursday before erupting into sporadic...

Israel PM talks with security chiefs on Jerusalem tensions

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signaled Wednesday that he's sticking to a decision to install metal detectors at a contested Jerusalem...

EU closer to sanctions on Poland over changes in judiciary

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The European Union is coming closer to imposing sanctions on Poland for the government's controversial attempt to take control of...

Turkish court jails 6 human rights activists pending trial

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish court on Tuesday jailed Amnesty International's Turkey director and five other human rights activists pending trial for allegedly aiding...

Venezuela rejects Trump sanctions threat, reviews relations

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela rejected President Donald Trump's call to halt a rewriting of its constitution that is widely seen as a move...

Venezuelan opposition calls for nationwide strike

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan opposition leaders called Monday for a 24-hour nationwide strike to increase pressure on the socialist government after more than...

Jordanian soldier gets life term for killing 3 US troops

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A Jordanian soldier was sentenced Monday to life in prison after being convicted of killing three U.S. military trainers last...

Family scatters Chinese Nobel laureate’s ashes into the sea

SHENYANG, China (AP) — Family members of Liu Xiaobo scattered the Nobel Peace Prize laureate's ashes into the sea on Saturday in funeral proceedings...

France wades into Qatar row, urges end to punitive measures

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — France's foreign minister on Saturday called on Qatar's neighbors to immediately lift measures impacting thousands of people in the Gulf,...

Arab gunmen kill 2 Israeli policemen at Jerusalem shrine

JERUSALEM (AP) — Arab assailants struck at ground zero of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Friday, opening fire from inside a major Jerusalem shrine and...

Egypt attacks: 2 German female tourists, 5 policemen killed

CAIRO (AP) — Two German female tourists were stabbed to death while four other foreigners were wounded in an attack Friday at a hotel...

Political prisoner, Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo dies at age 61

SHENYANG, China (AP) — Imprisoned for all the seven years since he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, Liu Xiaobo never renounced the pursuit...

Qatar crisis grinds on as top US diplomat leaves the Gulf

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The top U.S. diplomat concluded a week of shuttle diplomacy in the Persian Gulf crisis on Thursday bearing...

Anti-Qatar bloc meets US envoy, but no breakthrough in sight

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson wrapped up talks with the king of Saudi Arabia and other officials...

In Paris, Trump is Bastille Day guest of city he derided

PARIS (AP) — President Donald Trump's visit to Paris on Thursday will take him to a city he has repeatedly derided — and at...

Clashes shake west Mosul after victory over IS declared

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Airstrikes, shelling and other heavy clashes shook a small sliver of western Mosul on Tuesday in renewed fighting, a day...

US inks anti-terror deal with Qatar in press to end dispute

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sealed a deal Tuesday to intensify Qatar's counterterrorism efforts, tackling a central issue in...

Iraqi declares ‘total victory’ over Islamic State in Mosul

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq on Monday declared "total victory" over the Islamic State group in Mosul, retaking full control of the country's second-largest...

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