Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, March 23, the 82nd day of 2017. There are 283 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 23...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, March 22, the 81st day of 2017. There are 284 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 2...

Buckingham Palace says Spanish royals to visit in June

LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain will pay a state visit to Britain in June. The palace said in a statement Friday that the Spanish royal...

Indonesia president lands in Sydney on first Australia visit

SYDNEY (AP) — Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has arrived in Sydney on his first visit to Australia as his nation's leader. Jokowi and first lady Iriana Widodo landed in ra...

Indonesia hopes for billions from Saudi king's visit

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia is hoping to ring up investment deals worth billions of dollars when Saudi Arabia's King Salman and an entourage of 1,500 officials, princes and businesspeople arri...

Philippines: If China builds on shoal, it would strain ties

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' top diplomat says any move by China to transform a Manila-claimed shoal into an island would be a "game-changer" in blossoming relations although he says Be...

BC-EU--Europe Coverage,ADVISORY, EU

Here's a look at stories The Associated Press plans to cover in Europe on Thursday, Feb. 23. Questions about coverage plans can be directed to the Europe Desk at eurdesk@ap.org. ROMA...

Amid protests, UK lawmakers to debate Trump visit invitation

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers are set to debate a call for U.S. President Donald Trump to be denied a state visit to the U.K. — but the Conservative government insists the invitation remains firmly ...

London mayor: 'Cruel' Trump should be denied state visit

LONDON (AP) — London's mayor says that President Donald Trump shouldn't receive a state visit in Britain because of his "cruel" policies on immigration. Sadiq Khan said Sunday the U....

Iranian president visits 2 Gulf Arab states to improve ties

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has arrived in Oman as part of a two-state visit aimed at reviving ties with Iran's Gulf Arab neighbors. The offic...

UK says Trump state visit still on despite loud opposition

LONDON (AP) — The British government says U.S. President Donald Trump's state visit is still on, despite a groundswell of public and political opposition. Thousands of people have de...

The Latest: Polish PM is flown to Warsaw after car accident

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the car crash involving Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo. (all times local): 10 p.m. A yellow-and-red helicopter ambulance has...

Lawmaker: UK Speaker should quit for criticizing Trump

LONDON (AP) — A British lawmaker is trying to oust the House of Commons Speaker over comments criticizing U.S. President Donald Trump. Speaker John Bercow said this week that Trump s...

Anti-Trump protests complicate start of his presidency

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scrappy as ever, Donald Trump dismisses polls showing low approval ratings as "fake news." But whatever his opinion, active opposition to his go-it-alone presidency appears to be wid...

Anti-Trump protests complicate start of his presidency

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scrappy as ever, Donald Trump on Monday dismissed polls showing low approval ratings as "fake news." But whatever his opinion, active opposition to his go-it-alone presidency appears...