The Latest: Dozens believed trapped during Somalia attack

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The Latest on attack in Somalia's capital (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Dozens of people in Somalia's capital are believed to be trapped in...

Explosion heard in Somali capital Mogadishu

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An explosion has been heard in the Somali capital, scene of frequent attacks by Islamic extremist fighters. Witnesses said Saturday the blast was heard near the...

Russia intelligence agency sues paper over torture reports

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's main intelligence agency is suing a major independent newspaper for defamation over reports of torture in a Russian city. Court filings show that a Moscow cour...

Russia mocks US collusion probe ahead of Mueller's report

MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller has yet to release his report about Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, but the Kremlin has been rehearsing its response for mont...

Former German foreign minister Klaus Kinkel dies at 82

BERLIN (AP) — Klaus Kinkel, Germany's foreign minister from 1992 to 1998 and a former head of the country's foreign intelligence agency, has died. He was 82. Kinkel's Free Democratic...

Wife of ex-Czech PM has suspended sentence increased

PRAGUE (AP) — The wife of a former Czech prime minister has had her suspended sentence on charges of abuse of power increased by a Prague appeals court from two years to three. Jana ...

AP Explains: Pakistan-based militant group sparks tensions

ISLAMABAD (AP) — When a suicide bomber blew himself up in India's insurgency-wracked Kashmir region on Feb. 14, killing more than 40 soldiers, the militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad was quick to take res...

Dutch police arrest terror suspect, find weapon at his home

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dutch prosecutors say they have arrested a 48-year man on suspicion of preparing a terror attack, and a pistol and ammunition were found at his home in the northern city of Groningen....

Romania prosecutor opposed by own govt picked for EU job

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A European Parliament committee has picked a Romanian prosecutor to head a new prosecutor's office fighting fraud, despite fierce opposition from her own government. ...

US cyber official calls Huawei 'duplicitous, deceitful,' as UK spy chief confirms Chinese threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Jeremy Fleming, the head of Britain’s primary intelligence agency, the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHG), this week in Singapore is drawing the world&rsq...

German far-right party wins injunction over extremism probe

BERLIN (AP) — A court has ruled that Germany's domestic intelligence agency shouldn't have publicly announced that it is investigating the country's biggest far-right party. An admin...

Microsoft detects hacking targeting Europe democracy groups

LONDON (AP) — Microsoft says it has detected hacking attacks aimed at European democratic institutions including think tanks and non-profit groups ahead of elections on the continent in May. ...

EU voices concern as Romania moves to block prosecutor

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The European Commission says prosecutors applying for the post of European chief prosecutor must be treated fairly, after Romania moved to block one of its own nationals. ...

In heart of Baghdad, IS war museum honors fallen militiamen

BAGHDAD (AP) — A few steps from Baghdad's cultural heart and its famous book market on al-Mutanabi Street lies the Iraqi capital's latest tourist attraction: a war museum glorifying the sacrifices of ...

Norway: GPS jamming during NATO drills in 2018 a big concern

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Norwegian Intelligence Service says GPS signal disruption as seen during major NATO drills in Norway last year "is of particular concern" for the military and "is also a...