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The Latest: Libyan navy admits it can't control smugglers

August 28, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe.

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5:20 p.m. more »»

200 feared dead in latest migrant disaster off Libya's coast

August 28, 2015

ZUWARA, Libya (AP) — Libyan authorities were collecting the bodies of migrants who drowned off the western coastal city of Zuwara, with some 200 feared dead on Friday in the latest disaster... more »»

Austrian officials: 71 migrants likely suffocated in truck

August 28, 2015

VIENNA (AP) — Police arrested several people believed to be part of a human smuggling operation in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants who likely suffocated in a refrigerated truck found... more »»

As markets drop, question is: will the Chinese still shop?

August 28, 2015

BICESTER, England (AP) — The designer outlet mall of Bicester Village is set in the English countryside near Oxford, but it might as well be in China.

Quiet Mandarin chatter fills the air. more »»

The Latest: Exhausted migrants protest at Hungarian border

August 28, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe.

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4:55 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Syrians on the move seek better life in Europe

August 28, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe.

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4:30 p.m. more »»

US stocks open slightly lower after sharp two-day surge

August 28, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening slightly lower after a sharp two-day surge, as the stock market closes out a wild week. more »»

Lebanon interior minister calls for restraint in protests

August 28, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Security forces have orders to show restraint at a planned mass protest against Lebanon's government this weekend, but will not tolerate attempts by "thugs" to make trouble,... more »»

The Latest: Hungary arrests 21 in crackdown on smugglers

August 28, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe.

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3:30 p.. more »»

Brazil's Rousseff faces growing impeachment threat

August 28, 2015

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — If the worst economic crisis in a decade, a massive corruption scandal centered on her ruling party and approval ratings in the single digits weren't rough enough for... more »»

The Latest: Smugglers beat migrants who begged for air

August 28, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe.

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3:10 p.m. more »»

Q&A about this week's market turmoil in China and beyond

August 28, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — With the Chinese stock market turmoil that incited global panic abated — at least for now — here are some questions and answers about it, as well as lessons to... more »»

Ukraine asks Russia for lower gas prices for winter season

August 28, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine asked Russia on Friday for lower gas prices for the winter and said Moscow should accept to write off a part of its loans to Kiev, as other international bondholders did thi... more »»

The Latest: Red Crescent: At least 105 dead in sea off Libya

August 28, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe.

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2:45 p.m. more »»

Vatican says ex-envoy, charged with sexual abuse, has died

August 28, 2015

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, the highest-ranking Holy See official to ever be charged with sexually abusing young boys, was found dead Friday as... more »»

Japan requires companies to set goals in hiring female execs

August 28, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese lawmakers approved a law Friday requiring large employers to set and publicize targets for hiring or promoting women as manager. more »»

India's river waters cleanse spirits at Hindu festival

August 28, 2015

NASIK, India (AP) — It's just water. But to the millions of Hindus expected at the Kumbh Mela festival, held this year along the Godavari, touching that water is reverential. more »»

Greece's caretaker cabinet sworn in ahead of early vote

August 28, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's new caretaker government, led by the nation's first female prime minister, was sworn in Friday as the country heads to early elections next month, the third time... more »»

3 arrested in connection with deaths of 71 migrants in truck

August 28, 2015

VIENNA (AP) — Three people believed to be part of a human smuggling operation were arrested overnight in Hungary in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants found in a refrigerated truck... more »»

Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe crisis

August 28, 2015

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their glassy-eyed children as they arrive on Europe's shores make their way around the world. more »»

 
 
 

 

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