German FM in Iraq to Address Regional Tensions
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is in Iraq as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States.
Taliban Attack Kills 14 Militiamen in Western Afghanistan
An Afghan official says the Taliban have killed at least 14 members of a pro-government militia in an attack on checkpoints in the western Ghor province.
5-Year-Old Girl Paralyzed by Rape Shocks Sierra Leone
At first no one knew why the 5-year-old girl could no longer move her legs or control her urine. For months she lay on the ground, unable to walk or play.
With Mexico Deal Done, US Urges China to Resume Trade Talks
One down, still others to go. President Donald Trump claimed a victory after Washington and Mexico agreed on measures to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States.
Turkey’s Erdogan Witness in Footballer Mesut Ozil’s Wedding
Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was in the wedding party as Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil tied the knot on Friday.
Gothic Music, Culture Fans Gather at German Festival
Thousands of Goth music and culture fans have gathered in the eastern German city of Leipzig for the annual Wave Gothic Festival, this year featuring some 220 artists.
PHOTO GALLERY: A Selection of Pictures From the Past Week
Here’s your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.
Iran Condemns New US Sanctions on Petrochemicals
Iran has condemned new U.S. sanctions targeting its petrochemical industry, saying they prove President Donald Trump is not serious about pursuing negotiations.
Sri Lanka Leader Opposed to Police Attending Attacks Inquiry
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena is opposed to police testifying before a parliamentary inquiry into intelligence failures that preceded the Easter Sunday suicide attacks that killed more than 250 people, police said.
NBA, MLB Using Data to Chase Better Deals With Sportsbooks
For NBA and MLB executives, a cut of sports betting revenue is pretty much a no-brainer. The wagers wouldn’t even exist, they argue, without their teams playing the games, so they should be paid and sportsbooks should be required to use their data to determine the outcomes of bets.