AP - ap.online.headlines.intl http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.intl News Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:39:34 -0500 Probe of US-based Turk hacker leads to Austrian intel fight Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:18:02 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2017/02/28/EU--Austria-Cyberattacks/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--Austria-Cyberattacks c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:cb6 VIENNA (AP) — Austria's intelligence services on Tuesday confirmed a news report that they have tracked down a U.S.-based Turkish hacker who attacked several government websites. UN defends refugee vetting as Trump mulls revised entry ban Tue, 28 Feb 2017 02:23:38 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2017/02/28/ML--Jordan-Vetting.Syrians/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Jordan-Vetting.Syrians c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:c2e AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — In an office cubicle at the U.N. refugee agency, a Syrian woman and her three daughters took turns staring into a camera for iris scans. Their biometric registration, a first step toward possible resettlement in the West, is to be followed by interviews and background checks that can take months or even years. N. Korean diplomats in Malaysia to seek Kim's brother's body Tue, 28 Feb 2017 06:55:09 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2017/02/28/AS--Malaysia-North.Korea/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_AS--Malaysia-North.Korea c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:c30 KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A high-level North Korean delegation arrived in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday seeking the body of leader Kim Jong Un's half brother, the victim of a nerve-agent attack that many suspect the North itself of orchestrating. South Korean prosecutors indict Samsung's de facto chief Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:20:56 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2017/02/28/AS--SKorea-Politics-Samsung/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_AS--SKorea-Politics-Samsung c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:c0d SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean special prosecutors indicted Samsung's de facto chief Tuesday on bribery, embezzlement and other charges linked to a political scandal that has toppled President Park Geun-hye. UN: 8,000 flee as Iraqi forces fight IS in western Mosul Tue, 28 Feb 2017 06:26:36 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2017/02/28/ML--Iraq/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Iraq c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:c9d BAGHDAD (AP) — Since Iraqi government forces launched the push to take the western half of Mosul from the Islamic State group last week, about 8,000 people have fled from that part of the city and surrounding villages, the U.N. humanitarian aid agency said Tuesday. Afghan official: Policeman turns gun on colleagues, kills 11 Tue, 28 Feb 2017 06:29:23 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2017/02/28/AS--Afghanistan/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_AS--Afghanistan c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:c94 KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan policeman turned his rifle on his colleagues at a checkpoint in southern Helmand province, killing 11 of them before fleeing the scene, officials said Tuesday. Activists: Syrian pro-government forces near IS-held Palmyra Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:19:38 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2017/02/28/ML--Syria/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Syria c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:d18 BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and their allies from the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah reached the outskirts of Palmyra in their push to drive Islamic State militants from the ancient town, activists said Tuesday. Etna volcano erupts in fiery show of lava in eastern Sicily Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:53:40 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2017/02/28/EU--Italy-Etna-Eruption/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--Italy-Etna-Eruption c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:cdd ROME (AP) — Mount Etna has erupted in a fiery show of lava in eastern Sicily. How would you change France? Voters in downbeat town respond Tue, 28 Feb 2017 06:47:44 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2017/02/28/EU-France-Election-What-Voters-Want/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU-France-Election-What-Voters-Want c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:cfd CREPY-EN-VALOIS, France (AP) — A handwritten sign invited market-goers in Crepy-en-Valois, a down-and-out town north of Paris, to make their voices heard ahead of France's pivotal presidential election. Starbucks CEO says chain ready to enter Italy after 35 years Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:30:24 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2017/02/28/EU--Italy-Starbucks-CEO.Interview/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--Italy-Starbucks-CEO.Interview c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:be1 MILAN (AP) — Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz's vision for the chain was largely inspired by the coffee bars he saw on his first trip to Milan more than three decades ago. But it took the company growing to about 26,000 stores in 75 countries to win the credibility he felt necessary to make the leap into the country that gave espresso to the world. Fake fashion fuels vast illicit profits, sea of human misery Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:39:36 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2017/02/28/EU-Britain-Counterfeit-Goods/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU-Britain-Counterfeit-Goods c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:cc6 LONDON (AP) — In a warehouse at London's sprawling Heathrow Airport, a border officer pulls open a cardboard box he suspects contains contraband goods. Bingo — his instincts are rewarded. Russian opposition struggles 2 years after Nemtsov killing Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:33:36 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2017/02/27/EU--Russia-Struggling.Opposition/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--Russia-Struggling.Opposition c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:79e MOSCOW (AP) — Two years after he was killed near the Kremlin, Boris Nemtsov can still attract crowds of supporters. But his death left in tatters Russia's opposition movement, which is struggling with infighting and seems unable to rally behind one unifying figure. Israeli forces begin evacuating 9 settler homes in West Bank Tue, 28 Feb 2017 06:31:38 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2017/02/28/ML--Israel-Settlements/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Israel-Settlements c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:ca5 OFRA, West Bank (AP) — Israeli forces began evacuating nine homes in the West Bank settlement of Ofra on Tuesday, following a Supreme Court decision that ruled they were built on private Palestinian land. Japan's Emperor Akihito on first-ever visit to Vietnam Tue, 28 Feb 2017 04:43:11 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2017/02/28/AS--Japan-Emperor/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_AS--Japan-Emperor c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:caa HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko arrived in Vietnam on Tuesday for a visit to promote goodwill and soothe some of the wounds of World War II by meeting with the abandoned wives of former Japanese soldiers. Iranians cheer Farhadi's Oscar as rebuke of Trump policies Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:37:01 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2017/02/27/ML--Iran-Oscars/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Iran-Oscars c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:696 TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Oscar for Asghar Farhadi's "The Salesman" energized many of the filmmaker's fellow Iranians, who saw the win for best foreign film Monday as a pointed rebuke to the Trump administration and its efforts to deny them entry into the U.S. NKorea official in Beijing after China's ban on coal imports Tue, 28 Feb 2017 04:08:48 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2017/02/28/AS--China-NKorea/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_AS--China-NKorea c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:c6a BEIJING (AP) — A senior North Korean diplomat arrived in Beijing on Tuesday for talks following China's ban on coal imports from its neighbor and the killing of the exiled half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Indian hometown grieves for engineer killed in Kansas bar Tue, 28 Feb 2017 03:59:32 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2017/02/28/-AS--India-US-Bar.Shooting-Cremation/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_-AS--India-US-Bar.Shooting-Cremation c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:c9e HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Hundreds of grieving family and friends tearfully mourned a 32-year-old engineer in his southern Indian hometown Tuesday after he was killed in an apparently racially motivated shooting in a crowded Kansas bar. Malaysian officials run into N. Korean's diplomatic immunity Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:24:15 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2017/02/27/AS-Malaysia-NKorea-Diplomatic-Impunity_/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_AS-Malaysia-NKorea-Diplomatic-Impunity_ c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:6f3 TOKYO (AP) — Malaysian police investigating the killing of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half brother believe they know somebody who might help them solve one of the most bizarre murder mysteries they have ever faced. They know his name, his nationality and have a pretty good idea where he's holed up. Iraqi forces battling Islamic State reach Mosul bridge Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:57:49 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2017/02/27/ML--Iraq/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Iraq c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:6fe BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces reached one of Mosul's five destroyed bridges on Monday as they pushed deeper into the western half of Iraq's second largest city, driving Islamic State militants back with the help of U.S.-led airstrikes. Oscar-winning Syrian group hopes award will stop 'massacres' Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:18:41 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2017/02/27/ML--Syria-Oscars/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Syria-Oscars c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:6e7 BEIRUT (AP) — A young volunteer in the Syrian search-and-rescue group featured in an Academy Award-winning documentary said Monday he hopes the award will help stop "massacres" in his country, and described a U.S. decision to block him from traveling to Los Angeles for the Oscars as "America's loss."