BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Tuesday after a wobbly day of trading on Wall Street.
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Thousands of indigenous demonstrators, student volunteers and local residents launched a mass cleanup Monday of a Quito park where anti-austerity protesters fought police for days, leaving piles of burning tires, trees and construction material.
CHIVACOA, Venezuela (AP) — Every year, thousands trek to a mountainside in Venezuela for rituals played out with fire, blood and smoke to pay tribute to the indigenous goddess Maria Lionza, who is revered across the crisis-stricken South American nation.
AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Syrian government troops moved into towns and villages in northeastern Syria on Monday, including the flashpoint region of Manbij, setting up a potential clash with Turkish-led forces advancing in the area as long-standing alliances in the region began to shift or cru…
LONDON (AP) — Canadian writer Margaret Atwood and British author Bernardine Evaristo split the Booker Prize on Monday, after the judging panel ripped up the rulebook and refused to name one winner for the prestigious fiction trophy.
LONDON (AP) — Brexit divorce talks in Brussels are making such slow progress that three European Union nations predicted Monday the negotiations could spill beyond this week's crucial Brexit summit.
PARIS (AP) — A lawyer for a New York art dealer said Monday his client is back in the United States after a French court ruled against surrendering him to Poland.
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Brandishing red flares and shouting "glory to Ukraine," thousands of far-right and nationalist activists marched Monday through Kyiv, protesting President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's leadership and his long-awaited peace plan for eastern Ukraine.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Riot police engaged in a running battle with protesters outside Barcelona's airport Monday after Spain's Supreme Court convicted 12 separatist leaders of illegally promoting the wealthy Catalonia region's independence and sentenced nine of them to prison.
LONDON (AP) — The latest on the awarding of this year's Booker Prize for fiction (all times local):
LONDON (AP) — Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo split Booker Prize as judges break prestigious literary award's single-winner rule.
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Turkish midfielder Cenk Sahin has been released by German soccer club St. Pauli following his Instagram post in support of his country's invasion of Kurdish-held regions in northern Syria.
HONG KONG (AP) — A homemade, remote-controlled bomb intended to "kill or to harm" riot control officers was detonated as they deployed against renewed violence in Hong Kong over the weekend, police said Monday, in a further escalation of destructive street battles gripping the business hub.
BERLIN (AP) — A union is calling on cabin crew at German airline Lufthansa to walk off the job for five hours next weekend in a long-running dispute over pay and the union's status.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean pop star and actress Sulli was found dead at her home south of Seoul on Monday, police said.
NAGANO, Japan (AP) — Rescue crews dug through mudslides and searched near swollen rivers Monday as they looked for those missing from a typhoon that left dozens dead and caused serious damage in central and northern Japan.
BERLIN (AP) — The German government says the European Union has approved its decision to grant airline Condor, a subsidiary of collapsed tour operator Thomas Cook, a 380 million-euro ($419 million) bridging loan to keep it in the air.
BEIJING (AP) — China's trade with the United States fell by double digits again in September amid a tariff war that threatens to tip the global economy into recession.
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on Turkey's offensive in Syria (all times local):
BELEM, Brazil (AP) — Exotic Amazonian fruits, medicinal tonics with natural ingredients from the rainforest that claim to cure it all and freshwater fish served fried with a side of thick, deep purple acai juice.
AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Syria's Kurds said Syrian government forces agreed Sunday to help them fend off Turkey's invasion — a major shift in alliances that came after President Donald Trump ordered all U.S. troops withdrawn from the northern border area amid the rapidly deepening chaos.
LONDON (AP) — Martin Scorsese said Sunday he's keeping an open mind about the cinema "revolution" sparked by the rise of video streaming services, as his Netflix-backed mafia epic "The Irishman" closed the London Film Festival .
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the damage from Typhoon Hagibis in Japan (all times local):
TOKYO (AP) — Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were deployed across Japan to rescue people stranded in flooded homes Sunday, as the death toll from a ferocious typhoon climbed to as high as 33. One woman fell to her death as she was being placed inside a rescue helicopter.
HONG KONG (AP) — As a police van sped past them, the 90-year-old woman and her 60-year-old daughter raised their fists, pointed their thumbs very deliberately down and yelled, "Triads!"
CEYLANPINAR, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's military said it captured a key Syrian border town under heavy bombardment Saturday in its most significant gain since an offensive against Kurdish fighters began four days ago, with no sign of relenting despite mounting international criticism.
VIENNA (AP) — Roger Bannister, 1954. Eliud Kipchoge, 2019?
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Another day, another record for Simone Biles.
PALERMO, Italy (AP) — Soccer gave Mewal Tesfai Yosief hope in an authoritarian nation, a job in a country of forced military conscription and, possibly, freedom at last.
HELSINKI (AP) — Sara Danius, the first woman to lead the Swedish institution that awards the Nobel Prize in literature, has died at age 57.
TOKYO (AP) — A heavy downpour and strong winds pounded Tokyo and surrounding areas on Saturday as a powerful typhoon forecast to be Japan's worst in six decades made landfall and passed over the capital, where streets, nearby beaches and train stations were long deserted.
TOKYO (AP) — Emergency crews were on high alert. Flights and trains were cancelled. Rugby stars here for the World Cup mostly heeded the same safety warnings as everyone else as Japan braced to be hit by a typhoon tipped to be its worst in six decades.
LEGIONOWO, Poland (AP) — Poland's ruling conservative party has targeted gays as a campaign tactic. Its programming on state media has drawn comparisons with communist-era propaganda and it has asserted so much control over the judicial system that the European Union has declared the rule of…
BEIJING (AP) — When Wu Xintong's favorite team, the Los Angeles Lakers, played the Brooklyn Nets in Shanghai this Thursday, she broke a viewing streak of more than 10 years and deliberately missed the game.
AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Turkish forces faced fierce resistance from U.S.-allied Syrian Kurdish fighters on the third day of Ankara's offensive in northern Syria as casualties mounted, international criticism of the campaign intensified and estimates put the number of those who fled the viole…
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's invasion of northeastern Syria in a military operation against Syrian Kurdish fighters there (all times local):
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Thousands of protesters clashed with police as they looted stores and tried to break through a barricade leading toward the residence of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse Friday in one of the biggest demonstrations in weeks to demand his resignation. The violence c…
PRAGUE (AP) — Police detained 31 soccer fans before the 2020 European Championship qualifier between host Czech Republic and England in the Czech capital on Friday.
MAMALLAPURAM, India (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday met with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a time of tensions over Beijing's support for Pakistan in opposing India's downgrading of Kashmir's semi-autonomy and continuing restrictions on the disputed region.
ROME (AP) — Archeologists excavating what may have been an ancient Roman drinking den in the ruined city of Pompeii said Friday they have unearthed a well-preserved wall painting of gladiators in action, complete with realistically gory wounds.
MOSCOW (AP) — Alexei Leonov, the legendary Soviet cosmonaut who became the first human to walk in space 54 years ago — and who nearly didn't make it back into his space capsule — has died in Moscow at 85.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran said Friday two missiles struck one of its oil tankers traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia, a mysterious assault not immediately corroborated that still spiked oil prices amid months of heightened tensions at sea across the wider Mideast.
MILAN (AP) — U.S. consumers who appreciate the tang of aged Italian Parmesan cheese as an aperitif or atop their favorite pasta dish are stocking up ahead of next week's tariff hike and as dairy producers in the two countries square off.
OSLO, Norway (AP) — The Latest on the Nobel Prizes (all times local):
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish brewer Carlsberg says it is developing a paper beer bottle made from sustainably sourced wood fibers.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to a dynamic young African leader whose sweeping reforms and surprising embrace of a bitter rival have been praised as an inspiration to the continent and a hopeful counterpoint to strongman movements far beyond it.
CABIMAS, Venezuela (AP) — Nobody lives as closely with the environmental fallout of Venezuela's collapsing oil industry as the fishermen who scratch out an existence on the blackened, sticky shores of Lake Maracaibo.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Thousands of Nigerian hunters, armed with charmed amulets and intimate knowledge of harsh terrain, are preparing an offensive against the Boko Haram extremists who have ravaged the northeast for a decade, calling it "high time" they help soldiers end the deadly insurgency.
OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Rugby players don't scare easily. Not even when there's a super typhoon heading for them.
TOKYO (AP) — A powerful typhoon is forecast to bring up to 80 centimeters (30 inches) of rain and damaging winds to the Tokyo area and Japan's Pacific coast this weekend, and the government is warning residents to stockpile necessities and leave high-risk places before it's too dangerous.
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union said Friday that talks with the U.K. to find an amicable divorce deal were back on track, despite huge challenges and a looming end-of-month deadline for Britain to leave the bloc.
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Britain's impending departure from the European Union (all times local):
PRAGUE (AP) — Czechs are paying their last respects to Karel Gott, the country's most popular pop singer who died last week.
OSLO (AP) — Nobel Peace Prize for 2019 awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed .
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Friday on optimism about U.S.-Chinese talks on ending a tariff war.