AP - ap.online.headlines.intl http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.intl News Sat, 30 Jul 2016 06:39:00 -0400 Turkey's Erdogan dropping lawsuits for insults against him Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:44:55 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/07/29/EU--Turkey-Military.Coup-Lawsuits/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--Turkey-Military.Coup-Lawsuits c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:-7d4d ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday he was dropping all lawsuits against those charged with insulting him. The Latest: Francis calls for churchmen to tend to the needy Sat, 30 Jul 2016 05:25:34 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/07/30/EU--Poland-Pope-The.Latest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--Poland-Pope-The.Latest c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:-7a0a KRAKOW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the pope's visit to Poland (all times local): Belgium arrests 2 brothers suspected of plotting attack Sat, 30 Jul 2016 06:04:46 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/07/30/EU--Belgium-Arrests/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--Belgium-Arrests c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:-7a0e BRUSSELS (AP) — Two brothers have been arrested in Belgium on suspicion of plotting a terrorist attack, the Federal Prosecutor's Office announced Saturday. Istanbul court releases hundreds of conscripts under arrest Sat, 30 Jul 2016 06:37:37 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/07/30/EU--Turkey-Military.Coup/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--Turkey-Military.Coup c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:-79f2 ISTANBUL (AP) — An Istanbul court has released hundreds of enlisted conscripts under arrest as part of the investigation into the July 15 abortive coup, the state-run Anadolu news agency says. White House Singapore state dinner: Beef, and yellow flowers Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:33:45 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/07/29/US--Obama-Singapore.State.Dinner/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_US--Obama-Singapore.State.Dinner c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:-7e9f WASHINGTON (AP) — High-end American beef and yellow blossoms will feature prominently at the first White House state dinner for Singapore in more than three decades. Gaza's Hamas hands out land hoping to avoid financial crisis Sat, 30 Jul 2016 03:14:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/07/30/ML--Gaza-Land.For.Salaries/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Gaza-Land.For.Salaries c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:-7a6c KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip (AP) — Earth movers dig into sand dunes on land where once Jewish settlements stood — prime real estate that the Gaza Strip's ruling Hamas group hopes will ease its worsening financial crisis. Afghan official: Taliban capture district in Helmand Sat, 30 Jul 2016 04:17:39 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/07/30/AS--Afghanistan/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_AS--Afghanistan c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:-7a58 KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — An important district in Afghanistan's southern poppy-growing province of Helmand has fallen to Taliban control after heavy fighting that killed or wounded up to 20 police officers, an official said on Saturday. Pope visits sites tied to Polish saints in Krakow Sat, 30 Jul 2016 04:35:24 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/07/30/EU--Poland-Pope/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--Poland-Pope c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:-7a7f KRAKOW, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis took part in religious celebrations on Saturday at sites tied to two saints cherished in Poland — late pope St. John Paul II and St. Faustina, a mystic who had been a source of comfort to him. Muslim blasts extremists at Friday prayer with Christians Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:28:23 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/07/29/EU--France-Church.Attack/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--France-Church.Attack c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:-7d94 SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France (AP) — Muslims and Catholics joined in Friday prayers at the mosque in the Normandy town where an elderly priest was slain this week, with one imam chastising the extremists as non-Muslims who are "not part of civilization." Thousands gather in Congo's capital in rally for president Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:18:26 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/07/29/AF--Congo-President/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_AF--Congo-President c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:-7df3 KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Thousands of Congolese gathered in the capital's main stadium to show support for the president, who is about to begin talks ahead of the November elections amid expectations that the polls will be delayed. Turkey's Erdogan slams US reaction to failed coup Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:16:08 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/07/29/EU--Turkey-Military.Coup/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--Turkey-Military.Coup c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:-7edc ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president slammed the United States on Friday, claiming it was not standing firmly against a failed military coup and accused it of harboring the plot's alleged mastermind, as a government crackdown in the coup's aftermath strained Turkey's ties with key allies. The Latest: Pope Francis: 'cruelty did not end in Auschwitz' Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:08:08 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/07/29/EU--Poland-Pope-The.Latest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--Poland-Pope-The.Latest c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:7f9d OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland (all times local): UN Syria envoy tells Russia: Leave Aleppo corridors 'to us' Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:40:48 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/07/29/ML--Syria/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Syria c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:7fe6 GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. special envoy for Syria on Friday urged Russia to leave the creation of humanitarian corridors around Aleppo to the United Nations and its partners, issuing a gentle snub to Moscow, which had made the proposal a day earlier as pro-government troops tightened their encirclement of rebel-held parts of the northern Syrian city. Are Swedes having less sex? The government wants to know Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:36:45 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/07/29/EU--Sweden-Sex.Study/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--Sweden-Sex.Study c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:-7ef9 STOCKHOLM (AP) — Worried that Swedes aren't having enough sex, the government wants to analyze the bedroom activities of its citizens in a major new study. Potter play hype shows the world is still wild about Harry Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:30:35 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/07/29/EU--Britain-Harry.Potter/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--Britain-Harry.Potter c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:-7f2d LONDON (AP) — There are fans with wands and wizard costumes, midnight book parties and throngs of excited muggles. Harry Potter's magic is back. Pope visits Auschwitz, begs God to forgive "so much cruelty" Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:26:01 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/07/29/EU--Poland-Pope/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--Poland-Pope c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:7f5d OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Choosing silence to convey his sorrow, Pope Francis visited the former Nazi death factory at Auschwitz and Birkenau on Friday, meeting with concentration camp survivors as well as aging saviors who helped Jews escape certain doom. In a guest book entry he made an anguished plea: "Lord, forgiveness for so much cruelty!" AP PHOTOS: Shiite tattoos a show of pride amid tensions Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:31:27 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/07/29/ML--Lebanon-Shiite.Tattoos-Photo.Essay/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Lebanon-Shiite.Tattoos-Photo.Essay c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:7f36 BEIRUT (AP) — Hamada Bayloun is not particularly religious, but across his entire upper back spreads a large tattoo of the most revered saint in Shiite Islam, Imam Ali. At 90, Fidel Castro is symbol of Cuban resistance to change Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:12:52 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/07/29/CB-Fidel-at-90/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_CB-Fidel-at-90 c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:7ec8 HAVANA (AP) — White-haired, thin and bent at nearly 90, Fidel Castro in person is a faint echo of the man who remade his country, defied the United States and fueled socialist uprisings around the world. Rabat zoo seeks answers after elephant kills girl with stone Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:39:05 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/07/29/ML--Morocco-Elephant.Kills.Girl/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Morocco-Elephant.Kills.Girl c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:-7ff1 PARIS (AP) — Experts at a zoo in the Moroccan capital of Rabat are trying to understand why an elephant hurled a stone toward visitors, killing a 7-year-old girl. Rabbi was behind meeting between pope, Polish rescuers Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:38:18 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/07/29/EU-Poland-Pope-Rabbi/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU-Poland-Pope-Rabbi c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:-7f1e WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis' visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau on Friday included an encounter with 25 Christian Poles who rescued Jews during the Holocaust — a powerfully symbolic meeting that Poland's chief rabbi played a key role in orchestrating.