Powered by
Untitled Document
AP Top International News At 10:40 a.m. EDT

Egypt sentences 3 Al-Jazeera reporters to 3 years in prison
CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison, the latest twist in a long-running trial criticized worldwide by press freedom advocates and human rights activists....

The Latest: Al-Jazeera vows to free journalists in Egypt
CAIRO (AP) -- Here are the latest developments in Egypt's retrial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists (all times local):...

As asylum-seekers flood in, Germany struggles to house them
BERLIN (AP) -- Twenty-three-year-old Leila, her husband and two small children spent their first week in Germany in a temporary shelter, an austere but desperately needed haven after a traumatic flight from Syria that began when her husband was told to fight for the government....

The Latest: Suspect's bomb material same as in deadly blast
BANGKOK (AP) -- The latest on the arrest of a suspect in the Bangkok shrine bombing (all times local):...

Police arrest foreigner, find passports in Bangkok bomb case
BANGKOK (AP) -- Thai authorities arrested a foreign man Saturday they said had been holed up in a suburban apartment with bomb-making equipment and stacks of passports, the first possible breakthrough in the deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine nearly two weeks ago....

38 girls, young women killed in Swaziland crash, says group
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- At least 38 girls and young women were killed in a crash while travelling to a famous traditional festival in Swaziland, a rights group said on Saturday....

4 men in court in Hungary over migrant truck deaths
KECSKEMET, Hungary (AP) -- Four men accused of involvement in the trafficking of 71 migrants found dead in a truck in Austria were brought before a Hungarian court on Saturday as prosecutors sought to keep them in custody....

Turkish jets join US-led coalition in airstrikes against IS
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish fighter jets have carried out their first airstrikes as part of the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State group in Syria, Turkey announced on Saturday....

Lebanon: Shiny on the outside, rotting from the inside
BEIRUT (AP) -- To the casual visitor, Lebanon may seem like a tiny slice of Mediterranean modernity and coexistence in a turbulent region plagued by violence and extremism....

Rights group urges inquiry into Lebanon protest dispersal
BEIRUT (AP) -- The London-based rights group Amnesty International called on Lebanese authorities Saturday to investigate allegations that security forces have used excessive force to disperse rallies, ahead of a major one planned to protest government corruption and the country's dysfunctional power-sharing political system....

AP Photo
AP Photo/Amr Nabil
World Video
Up to the Minute
Africa
South Sudan fighting persists as cease-fire approaches: UN

Asia
Police arrest foreigner, find passports in Bangkok bomb case

Europe
Turkish jets join US-led coalition in airstrikes against IS

Latin America/Caribbean
Storm dissipates after killing at least 20 in Caribbean

Middle East
Libya migrant disaster death toll rises to 117