AP - ap.online.headlines.intl http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.intl News Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:50:11 -0400 Shimon Peres, ex-Israeli president and PM, dies at 93 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:47:45 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/09/28/ML--Israel-Obit-Peres/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Israel-Obit-Peres c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:c40 JERUSALEM (AP) — Shimon Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and who was celebrated around the world as a Nobel prize-winning visionary who pushed his country toward peace, died early Wednesday. He was 93. The Latest: Family was 'moved' by emotional talk with Obama Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:42:38 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/09/28/ML--Israel-Obit-Peres-The.Latest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Israel-Obit-Peres-The.Latest c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:c91 JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the death of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres (all times local): Shimon Peres witnessed Israel's history, and shaped it Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:44:59 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/09/28/ML--Obit-Shimon.Peres-A.Life/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Obit-Shimon.Peres-A.Life c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:cb5 JERUSALEM (AP) — At every corner of Israel's tumultuous history, Shimon Peres was there. Reaction to the death of ex-Israeli President Shimon Peres Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:44:18 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/09/28/Shimon.Peres-Quotebox/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_Shimon.Peres-Quotebox c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:c92 Quotes from around the world after the death of former Israeli President Shimon Peres, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and elder statesman of Israeli politics, at age 93. Maduro: top US diplomat to visit Venezuela soon Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:30:51 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/09/28/LT-Venezuela-US-Official-Visit/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_LT-Venezuela-US-Official-Visit c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:cec CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro said a top U.S. State Department official would soon visit Venezuela in a bid to ease tensions between the two nations. Muslim radical convicted in destruction of mausoleums Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:40:02 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/09/27/EU--International.Court-Mali/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--International.Court-Mali c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:813 THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An international court on Tuesday found a Muslim radical guilty of committing a war crime by overseeing the destruction of historic mausoleums in the Malian desert city of Timbuktu, and sentenced him to nine years in prison. Massive typhoon hits eastern China, Taiwan, killing 5 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:44:23 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/09/27/AS--Taiwan-Typhoon/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_AS--Taiwan-Typhoon c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:840 BEIJING (AP) — A massive typhoon left one person dead in eastern China on Wednesday, a day after killing four and injuring 260 in Taiwan. Battle for besieged Syrian city of Aleppo intensifies Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:40:34 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/09/27/ML--Syria/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Syria c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:812 BEIRUT (AP) — With international diplomacy in tatters and the U.S. focused on its election, the Syrian government and its Russian allies are seizing the moment to wage an all-out campaign to recapture Aleppo, unleashing the most destructive bombing of the past five years and pushing into the center of the Old City. Indonesia evacuating tourists after Mount Barujari eruption Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:47:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/09/28/AS-Indonesia-Volcano/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_AS-Indonesia-Volcano c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:ced JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities have evacuated more than 1,100 tourists after Mount Barujari on Lombok island spewed a massive column of ash into the atmosphere and are searching for several hundred others possibly still in the area. Colombia's road to peace marred by multiple obstacles Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:34:44 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/09/27/LT--Colombia-Peace/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_LT--Colombia-Peace c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:6a0 CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — The contrast couldn't be more dramatic: As Colombia's president and the head of its largest guerrilla movement were putting their signatures on a historic peace deal, a 6-year-old boy was killed when he chased a soccer ball into a field and stepped on a land mine left behind during the half-century conflict. Puerto Rico finds unexpected source of growth in agriculture Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:28:36 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/09/28/CB-Puerto-Rico-Locally-Grown/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_CB-Puerto-Rico-Locally-Grown c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:cb6 GUANICA, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Ricans are buying rice produced on the island for the first time in nearly 30 years. They are also eating locally grown mushrooms, kale and even arugula, along with more traditional crops such as plantains and pineapples. Confidential UN report details South Sudan threats, violence Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:57:35 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/09/27/AF--South.Sudan-Confidential.Report/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_AF--South.Sudan-Confidential.Report c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:9eb KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The U.N. ambulance carried an urgent patient: a local woman in labor. South Sudan government soldiers stopped the ambulance 15 times at checkpoints in the capital, Juba. The Aug. 2 journey, which usually takes 15 minutes, lasted nearly two hours. LGBTQ festival canceled in Haiti amid threats, gov't order Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:50:58 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/09/27/CB-Haiti-LGBTQ-Festival-Canceled/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_CB-Haiti-LGBTQ-Festival-Canceled c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:a8a PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Organizers of a cultural festival in Haiti celebrating the Afro-Caribbean LGBTQ community said Tuesday that it has been called off due to numerous threats of violence and a subsequent prohibition by a government commissioner. Duterte: After tough talk, damage control prevails Tue, 27 Sep 2016 01:29:20 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/09/27/AS--Philippines-Duterte-Damage.Control/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_AS--Philippines-Duterte-Damage.Control c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:71d MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The new Philippine president uses an expletive to warn key ally Barack Obama not to lecture him on human rights and, in another impromptu speech, declares a dramatic policy change in policy such as removing U.S. counterterrorism forces out of his country's volatile south. His key officials walk back the remarks and say everything is normal. Toll from Egypt migrant boat sinking rises to more than 200 Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:55:58 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/09/27/ML--Egypt-Migrants/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Egypt-Migrants c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:84e ROSETTA, Egypt (AP) — Rescue workers on Tuesday pulled dozens of bodies from the hold of an Egyptian fishing boat that sank in the Mediterranean Sea carrying hundreds of migrants trying to make it to Europe, bringing the toll from the disaster to more than 200 dead. AP Photos: Pyongyang starts day early with patriotic music Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:51:46 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/09/28/AS--NKorea-Photos-Good.Morning.Pyongyang/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_AS--NKorea-Photos-Good.Morning.Pyongyang c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:c08 PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea's capital is still a pretty quiet place compared to most urban centers around the world, but it gets its start early — and orderly. UK opens secret files about 'Jewish terrorists' in 1940s Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:08:31 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/09/27/EU-Britain-Palestine-Archives/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU-Britain-Palestine-Archives c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:b71 LONDON (AP) — The call to British military security forces came early in the morning, shortly after 1 a.m., and could not be ignored. The informant's message was alarming: Assassins planned to kill the commander of British forces in Palestine the following morning; evasive action was needed. Password breach could have ripple effects well beyond Yahoo Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:03:04 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/09/27/US--TEC-Yahoo-Breach/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_US--TEC-Yahoo-Breach c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:861 LONDON (AP) — As investors and investigators weigh the damage of Yahoo's massive breach to the internet icon, information security experts worry that the record-breaking haul of password data could be used to open locks up and down the web. Defense chief: 9/11 bill could be devastating to US military Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:10:55 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/09/27/US-Congress-Saudi-Arabia/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_US-Congress-Saudi-Arabia c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:995 WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for allegedly backing the terrorists who carried out the attacks could be devastating to the U.S. military, according to Defense Secretary Ash Carter. Health of Israel's Peres deteriorates after major stroke Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:12:55 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/09/27/ML--Israel-Peres/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Israel-Peres c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:96a JERUSALEM (AP) — A person close to former Israeli President Shimon Peres says his condition has deteriorated, two weeks after suffering a major stroke.