Top Headlines for February 23, 2019

Headline News from the Associated Press
  • 3 UK Cabinet Ministers May Break With PM May Over Brexit

    Three senior British Cabinet ministers are suggesting they may break with Prime Minister Theresa May and back amendments to delay Brexit unless a deal is agreed to in the next week.
  • Nun to Vatican Abuse Summit: ‘This Storm Will Not Pass By’

    A prominent Nigerian nun has blasted the culture of silence in the Catholic Church that has long sought to hide clergy sexual abuse, telling a Vatican summit that transparency and an admission of mistakes is needed to restore trust.
  • Pakistan FM’s Letter to UN Warns of Security Deterioration

    Pakistan’s foreign minister has appealed to the U.N. Security Council to draw attention to Indian threats of force in the wake of the Pulwama suicide bombing that killed more than 40 Indian soldiers in disputed Kashmir.
  • 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.
  • Moldova Parliamentary Ballot: What’s at Stake?

    More than three million Moldovans are eligible to vote in parliamentary elections Sunday in this former Soviet republic wedged between Romania and Ukraine. They will choose representatives for the next four-year term of the 101-seat legislature. No outright winner is expected and the ballot will likely deepen a rift between pro-Western and pro-Russian forces, amid concerns about endemic corruption and crumbling democracy.
  • Macron Visits French Farm Fair Amid Rural Anger, Decline

    President Emmanuel Macron pledged Saturday to protect European farming standards and culinary traditions threatened by aggressive foreign trade practices that see food as a 'product like any other.'
  • Bangladesh’s Leader Visits Injured in Deadly Dhaka Fire

    Bangladesh’s prime minister on Saturday visited some of the people injured in a devastating fire in the capital, while investigators said they had found a huge stock of flammable materials stashed in the basement of the five-story building where the blaze began.
  • A Look at Nigeria’s Top 2 Presidential Contenders

    Africa’s most populous country goes to the polls on Saturday to decide whether President Muhammadu Buhari deserves a second term. While more than 70 people are running to lead Nigeria, the close race comes down to Buhari and a billionaire former vice president, Atiku Abubakar.
  • Severely Ill Children Left in Limbo by Venezuela-US Crisis

    Carlos Acosta thought his prayers had been answered when he was able to fly his son out of Venezuela, where hospitals lack basic supplies, to Spain for a needed bone marrow transplant.
  • The Latest: Top Presidential Challenger Votes in Nigeria

    The Latest on Nigeria’s election (all times local):
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