International

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced his resignation on Thursday, paving the way for the country's president to pursue a tighter grip on power. "I decided that for the unity of the (ruling party) a change of chairman would be more appropriate. I...
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced his resignation on Thursday, paving the way for the country's president to pursue a tighter grip on power. "I decided that for the unity of the (ruling party) a change of chairman would be more appropriate. I...
SHANGHAI (AP) — The prospect of sitting in a Hyatt Regency ballroom in Florida and listening to Jack Ma, founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, deliver the keynote for the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition's conference this month did not sit well with Michael...
LONDON (AP) — Britons are voting in local and regional elections expected to deal a blow to Britain's main opposition Labour Party. Voters are electing legislatures Thursday in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland as well as choosing many English local authorities — including a...
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" has opened to audiences in the Gaza Strip, albeit with a distinctly Palestinian twist. Instead of the forbidden love story of Renaissance-era European aristocracy, the star-crossed young couple in Gaza's version of...
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli army's deputy chief of staff has drawn a rebuke from hawkish Israeli ministers for comparing pre-Holocaust Germany to trends in Israel today. Maj. Gen. Yair Golan, speaking at a Holocaust remembrance day ceremony at a kibbutz in central Israel, said...
RAMADI, Iraq (AP) — This is what victory looks like in the Iraqi city of Ramadi: In the once thriving Haji Ziad Square, not a single structure still stands. Turning in every direction yields a picture of devastation. A building that housed a pool hall and ice cream shops —...
JANGSEONG, South Korea (AP) — The stars of the latest online trend in South Korea stay out of sight most of the day. Viewers don't seem to mind waiting for hours while nothing happens. When the stray cats finally come to eat the food left out for them, people watching online sit...
HADALAT, Jordan (AP) — The number of Syrian refugees gathered in remote desert areas on the Jordanian border and waiting to enter the kingdom has risen to a new high of 59,000, the commander of Jordan's Border Guard Forces said Wednesday. In the last three days alone, some 5,000...