UN Envoy to Yemen Seeks to Downplay Non-Start of Talks
The U.N. special envoy to Yemen sought to downplay the significance of the failure of peace talks to start, saying on Saturday that he would head back to Yemen 'within days' to try and agree on a new date.
Maldives Hits Out at US Remarks Over Possible Sanctions
The Maldives has hit out at the United States after the U.S. warned of possible sanctions against key officials of the island nation if upcoming elections are not free and fair.
Helicopter With 7 People on Board Missing in Nepal Mountains
A helicopter with seven people on board was reported missing Saturday in Nepal.
AP PHOTOS: 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: US Seeks Talks Amid Increasing Economic Pressure
President Hassan Rouhani says Iran routinely receives invitations from the U.S. for talks even as the country is pressured by the U.S. in the form of sanctions.
Afghan Official: 16 People Killed in Traffic Accident
An Afghan official says at least 16 people, including women and children, have been killed in a traffic accident in the country’s southern Kandahar province.
Official: Katyusha Rockets Fired at Basra Airport in Iraq
Unknown assailants fired three Katyusha rockets at Iraq’s Basra airport Saturday, an airport official said, after a chaotic and violent night that saw hundreds of protesters burning tires on main streets and highways and setting ablaze the Iranian consulate in the city.
Ralph Lauren Marks 50th Anniversary With Central Park Bash
A 19th-century fountain in Manhattan’s Central Park provided a majestic backdrop for Ralph Lauren’s star-studded 50th anniversary blowout on Friday, a festive celebration of his past and present that included a runway show and a black-tie dinner.
LEADING OFF: Ohtani Slugging Away With Bad Elbow, Gio Debut
A look at what’s happening around the majors today:
Goldschmidt, Diamondbacks Hold On for 5-3 Win Over Braves
The way things have been going for the Arizona Diamondbacks, being 1 1/2 games out of first place in the NL West seems almost unimaginable.