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Germany's Bayer makes $62 billion offer for Monsanto

May 23, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — German drug and chemicals company Bayer AG announced Monday that it has made a $62 billion offer to buy U.S.-based crops and seeds specialist Monsant. more »»

Australian leader's poll numbers sag 2 weeks into campaign

May 23, 2016

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's popularity dipped slightly in a poll published Monday two weeks into what appears to be a tight campaign ahead of July 2... more »»

Obama looks to boost economic, security ties in Asia

May 23, 2016

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Barack Obama's mission in Vietnam and Japan is to build stronger economic and security ties with Asian-Pacific allies anxious about the rise of an increasingly... more »»

Egypt sends submarine to hunt for crashed jet's black boxes

May 23, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt sent a submarine Sunday to join the hunt for the flight recorders from the EgyptAir jetliner that crashed in the Mediterranean and killed all 66 people aboard, while hundreds o... more »»

Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of Fallujah

May 23, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address... more »»

Egypt sends submarine to hunt for crashed jet's black boxes

May 22, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt sent a submarine Sunday to join the hunt for the flight recorders from the EgyptAir jetliner that crashed in the Mediterranean and killed all 66 people aboard, while hundreds o... more »»

Obama looks to boost economic, security ties in Asia

May 22, 2016

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Barack Obama's mission in Vietnam and Japan is to build stronger economic and security ties with Asian-Pacific allies anxious about the rise of an increasingly... more »»

Afghan leaders see Taliban leader's death as hopeful sign

May 22, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The killing of Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour in a U.. more »»

Ken Loach wins Palme d'Or at Cannes for "I, Daniel Blake."

May 22, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Veteran British director Ken Loach won his second Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival Sunday for "I, Daniel Blake" — a stark portrayal of a disabled man's struggle with the... more »»

Absentee ballot count to decide Austrian election

May 22, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — With direct ballots counted but a final result still outstanding, Sunday's elections for Austria's presidency were too close to call a winner between a right-wing politician and a... 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 »»

US Secretary of State Kerry urges further reforms in Myanmar

May 22, 2016

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

Israeli defense minister steps down

May 22, 2016

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel's defense minister officially stepped down on Sunday, capping a tumultuous week of politics that is expected to result in the replacement of the former military... more »»

Absentee ballot count to decide dead-heat Austrian election

May 22, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — With all direct ballots counted in Austria's presidential election Sunday, a right-wing politician was in a statistical dead heat with a challenger whose views stand in direct... more »»

Turkey's Erdogan asks longtime ally to form new government

May 22, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday appointed one of his most trusted allies to form Turkey's new government, in a move seen to help consolidate his hold on... more »»

UN envoy cites progress in Yemen talks, airstrikes continue

May 22, 2016

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Fragile peace talks aimed at ending fighting in Yemen are making progress as a truce largely holds, the U.N. more »»

The Latest: Pakistan informed of drone hit on Taliban leader

May 22, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the killing of Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour in a drone strike (all times local):

9:30 p.. more »»

Austrian presidential candidates both at 50 percent

May 22, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — Nearly final results for Austria's presidential election Sunday showed a right-wing politician neck-to-neck race with a challenger whose views stand in direct opposition to his... more »»

2 Indian climbers missing on Mount Everest after 2 die

May 22, 2016

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Two Indian climbers have gone missing on Mount Everest, an expedition organizer said Sunday, a day after two deaths from apparent altitude sickness were reported,... more »»

Iraq: Security forces did not fire 'directly' at protesters

May 22, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — A preliminary investigation into Friday's clashes between protesters and Iraqi security forces has revealed that police and military guards did not fire directly into the crowd of... more »»

 
 
 

 

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