UN says attack in central Mali kills peacekeeper from Egypt

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The United Nations secretary-general has condemned an attack on a U.N. convoy in Mali that killed a peacekeeper from Egypt. A statement by the spokesman for Ant...

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Today in History Today is Saturday, April 20, the 110th day of 2019. There are 255 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 2...

The Latest: Computer glitch 'one possible cause' of fire

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the fire that ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris (all times local): 1:05 p.m. The rector of Notre Dame says a "computer glitch" might ...

Mali's prime minister resigns amid criticism over insecurity

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali's prime minister has resigned after pressure over growing insecurity in the West African nation including a recent massacre. The president's office announced...

Macron meets officials, eyes Notre Dame for legacy-building

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting officials from the United Nations' cultural agency, where he is expected to set out ideas for the reconstruction of Notre Dame Cathedral. ...

Putin envoy in Caracas rejects US revival of Monroe Doctrine

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — As Venezuela's reliance on Russia grows amid the country's unfolding crisis, Vladimir Putin's point man in Caracas is pushing back on the U.S. revival of a doctrine used for ...

Earth, meet Polo: Ralph Lauren drops plastic bottle shirt

NEW YORK (AP) — Earth, meet Polo. Polo Ralph Lauren on Thursday launched a version of its iconic polo shirt made entirely of recycled plastic bottles and dyed through a process that ...

UN calls for Yemen agreement to be implemented without delay

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is expressing "grave concern" that agreements reached four months ago by the warring parties in Yemen have not been carried out and is calling for their...

Israeli envoy: no action on West Bank until after peace plan

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Israel's U.N. ambassador says he believes the government will take no action on annexing Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank until after the Trump administration release...

Congo's president says 150 reported missing after boat sinks

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's president says 150 people are reported missing after a boat sank on Lake Kivu in the country's east. The motorized boat was headed toward the commercia...

Mayan Train's fast track raising concerns in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Maps, renderings and charts paper the walls of a government conference room. They lay out in detail the plans for a rail line that could be Mexico's biggest infrastructure project i...

Proposed UN resolution demands immediate cease-fire in Libya

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A proposed U.N. resolution demands that all parties in Libya immediately de-escalate the fighting and commit to a cease-fire. The British-drafted resolution, ci...

What was lost, what was saved from the Notre Dame fire?

PARIS (AP) — More than simply an iconic cathedral and jewel of Gothic architecture, Notre Dame was a treasure trove, housing priceless and irreplaceable marvels of immense religious, artistic, musical...

UN envoy: Yemen parties agree on initial Hodeida withdrawals

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Yemen says the government and Houthi rebels have reached agreement on the initial redeployment of forces from the key port of Hodeida. Martin...

Mia Farrow pursues anti-hunger work in South Sudan visit

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Mia Farrow will never forget the day she watched a baby die in her mother's arms. "It was a little girl staring at her mother and finally she just stopped br...