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Kosovo Albanians call for ex-premier's release in France
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:23:00 GMTPRISTINA, Kosovo – Thousands of people have gathered in the Kosovo capital of Pristina to urge France to release their former prime minister who was detained there on a Serbian arrest warrant. The protesters — mostly opposition party members and former ...
Israel to Iran: We Are Your Friend, Not Your Enemy
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:26:00 GMTIsrael's leader has recorded a conciliatory message to the people of Iran, saying, "We are your friend, not your enemy." In a video uploaded to his Facebook page Saturday, Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the people of Iran in English, with Farsi subtitles.
Gambia’s new leader: Jammeh leaving for Guinea within hours
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:36:00 GMTAfter first refusing to leave office, former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh will step down and leave the country. Newsy DAKAR, Senegal — Gambia’s defeated leader Yahya Jammeh was expected to leave for Guinea on Saturday evening, and the new president ...
Protesters rally worldwide in solidarity with Washington march
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:32:00 GMT(CNN)Protesters in the United States and around the world are joining marches Saturday to raise awareness of women's rights and other civil rights they fear could be under threat under Donald Trump's presidency. The key focus of the day is the Women's ...
Spain sees 500 southern border crossing attempts in a month
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:34:00 GMTMADRID – Spanish police say migrants have attempted close to 500 illegal border crossings in just one month by trying to hide on passenger and cargo boats landing on its southern coast. Authorities said Saturday they had registered these entry efforts ...
Marine Le Pen, Europe’s Nationalist Leaders Kick off Year of Election Hopes
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:15:00 GMTKOBLENZ, Germany — Declaring that 2017 will be the "year of the awakening of the people of continental Europe," French far-right presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen joined fellow nationalists Saturday at a conference in Germany in a show of populist ...
Car blast kills two in Libyan capital
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:22:00 GMTTripoli (AFP) - A car exploded Saturday in the Libyan capital near the Italian embassy killing two people who were inside the vehicle, security and medical sources said. It was not immediately clear if the blast was accidental or an attack or whether the ...
World Jittery About Trump's 'America First' Inaugural Speech
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 10:41:00 GMTPresident Donald Trump's inaugural speech promised "America first" policy led by a forceful executive, in contrast to the coalition building and international conferences which have featured strongly in past administrations. The billionaire businessman and ...
More survivors found at hotel days after being buried by Italy avalanche
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 10:27:00 GMTFARINDOLA, Italy — Emergency crews pulled out four more survivors from the rubble of a hotel crushed by an avalanche and were searching Saturday for more who may still be alive as family members awaited word if their relatives were among the lucky ones.
Netanyahu probed for excessive gift consumption and media manipulation
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 12:50:00 GMTJERUSALEM — Night after night over the past two weeks, at the top of the evening news hour, Channel 2 investigative reporter Guy Peleg has read aloud from leaked transcripts of secret recordings of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The revelations have ...
Analysis: Russia’s Mideast Actions Show Bid for Superpower Status
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 11:49:00 GMTTEL AVIV — A casual observer could be forgiven for thinking that Russian diplomats and soldiers have taken to impersonating their American counterparts, gallivanting around the Middle East and inserting themselves into conflicts far beyond their own borders.
Terrorist bombing in northwest Pakistan town leaves 24 dead, 50 wounded
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 12:50:00 GMTPESHAWAR, Pakistan — At least 24 people were killed and more than 50 injured Saturday morning when a bomb exploded in a busy outdoor vegetable market in a remote tribal town near the Afghan border, security and tribal officials said. The terrorist attack ...
Leaders Abroad, Joyful or Wary, Face Uncertainty of Trump Era
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 12:17:00 GMTMEXICO CITY — There was dismay in Britain, applause in Russia and silence in Japan. French populists found hope, Mexican leaders expressed concern and Germany’s vice chancellor offered an allusion to his country’s dark past. In his first speech as ...
Adama Barrow pledges truth commission over Yahya Jammeh
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 11:24:00 GMTWell-wishers as Barrow (unseen) is driven after his inauguration at the Gambian embassy in Dakar [Reuters/Office of the Senegal Presidency] Gambia's incoming president said he favours launching a "truth and reconciliation commission" to investigate ...
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