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Report: China is driving use of armed drones in Middle EastUse of armed drones in Mideast, driven largely by growing sales from China, is growing significantly, says new report
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016 file photo, Uganda's long-time President Yoweri Museveni wears his well-known hat as he addresses a rally of his supporters at the Kololo Airstrip in Kampala, Uganda. A new movement wants to find out whether President Yoweri Museveni's tentative embrace of a so-called "national dialogue", after a government showdown with opposition pop star Bobi Wine, can lead to one of Africa's longest-serving leaders being talked into giving up power. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
Can we talk? Ugandans try to coax longtime leader to leaveCan we talk? On a continent of coups, Ugandans try to coax longtime president to step aside
The Associated Press42 minutes ago
Greek forensic experts search at the scene after a powerful bomb exploded outside private Greek television station, in Faliro, Athens, Monday, Dec, 17, 2018. Police said the blast occurred outside the broadcasters' headquarters near Athens after telephoned warnings prompted authorities to evacuate the building, causing extensive damage but no injuries. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
Bomb explodes outside private Greek TV station, no one hurtPowerful bomb damages private Greek television station Skai, no one hurt
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
May to argue 2nd referendum would violate public trustPrime Minister Theresa May is set to condemn calls for a second referendum on Britain's departure from the European Union, saying it would do irreparable damage to trust in democracy
The Associated Press51 minutes ago
Flowers are placed on a commemorative statue dedicated to perpetuating the memory of the 'Kindertransport' (children transport), near Friedrichstrasse train station, in central in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. Germany has agreed to one-time payments for survivors, primarily Jews, who were evacuated from Nazi Germany as children, many of whom never saw their parents again. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Germany to compensate hundreds who fled Nazis as childrenGermany has agreed to one-time payments to those still living from the thousands evacuated in 'Kindertransport' efforts in Nazi era, group says
The Associated Press55 minutes ago
A Kashmiri protester ducks to avoid tear smoke shell during a clash with Indian paramilitary soldiers in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. A security clampdown and a strike sponsored by separatists fighting against Indian rule shut most of Indian-administered Kashmir on Sunday, a day after chaotic protests and fighting killed seven civilians and four combatants in the disputed region. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)
Indian troops enforce lockdown to foil Kashmir public marchSoldiers and police are enforcing a security lockdown to foil a public march toward India's military headquarters in disputed Kashmir in protest of weekend killings
The Associated Press1 hour ago
President Michal Kurtyka, right, and Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Patricia Espinosa react after adopting the final agreement during a closing session of the COP24 U.N. Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018.  (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Talks adopt 'rulebook' to put Paris climate deal into actionU.S, China and nearly 200 other nations at U.N. climate talks agree on 'rulebook' for putting Paris accord into action
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this July 21, 2018, file photo, Pakistani politician Imran Khan, chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, arrives to address an election campaign rally in Islamabad, Pakistan. The Taliban say they are holding "another" meeting on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018 with U.S. officials, this time in the United Arab Emirates and also involving Saudi, Pakistani and Emirati representatives in the latest attempt to bring a negotiated end to Afghanistan's 17-year war. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed, File)
Taliban say they're meeting US officials again on MondayTaliban to meet with US officials United Arab Emirates; Saudi, Pakistani and UAE representatives also attending
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this May 12, 2016, file photo, then Nissan Motor Co. President and CEO Carlos Ghosn arrives for a joint press conference with Mitsubishi Motors Corp. in Yokohama, near Tokyo.  At left is Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa. Nissan’s board is meeting to pick a chairman to replace Carlos Ghosn, arrested last month on charges of violating financial regulations. The Dec. 17, 2018, meeting comes amid an unfolding scandal that threatens the Japanese automaker’s two-decade alliance with Renault SA of France and its global brand, as well as highlighting shoddy governance. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
Nissan to replace rock-star chairman amid arrest scandalNissan's board is meeting to pick a chairman to replace Carlos Ghosn, arrested last month on charges of violating financial regulations
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FIEL - In this Nov. 2, 2018, file photo, ousted Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe listens during an interview with the Associated Press at his official residence in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka's president has reappointed Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister, nearly two months after firing him and setting off weeks of political stalemate. Wickremesinghe's United National Party says on its official Twitter account that Wickremesinghe took oath before President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File)
Sri Lankan president doubts he can work with reappointed PMSri Lanka's president accused newly reappointed premier of corrupt leadership in a scathing speech in which he voiced doubts about their ability to work together
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Anti-government demonstrators light up their mobile phones during their protest in the downtown of Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. (Zoltan Balogh/MTI via AP)
Hungary sees 4th day of protests over overtime, other issuesSeveral thousand people have marched through Hungary's capital in a fourth day of demonstrations against new laws that critics say restrict workers' rights and undermine democracy
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this July 4, 2017, file photo, fleeing Iraqi civilians walk past the heavily damaged al-Nuri mosque as Iraqi forces continue their advance against Islamic State militants in Iraq's Old City of Mosul. Iraqi religious leaders have laid the cornerstone to rebuild Mosul's landmark al-Nuri mosque, which was blown up in the battle with Islamic State militants in 2017. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
Iraq lays cornerstone to rebuild iconic Mosul mosqueIraqi religious leaders have laid the cornerstone to rebuild Mosul's landmark al-Nuri mosque, which was blown up in the battle with Islamic State militants in 2017
The Associated Press11 hours ago


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