Joining the conflict in Libya, Turkey sees economic gains

CAIRO (AP) — When Turkey’s president signed a security deal last year to back one of the sides in Libya’s civil war, another agreement was waiting to be signed by his new proteges the same day: a memo...

The capital of the Confederacy renews effort to honor slaves

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — For more than 150 years, Virginia's capital city greeted visitors with a landscape steeped in Confederate heritage and dotted with its relics, including a collection of enormous s...

Portugal placed on wildfire alert as temperatures climb

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Authorities in Portugal put the entire country on a state of alert on Monday due to the high possibility of wildfires. High temperatures in recent weeks have ...

Verdict due in German trial of former Nazi SS camp guard

BERLIN (AP) — As a 17-year-old SS private, Bruno Dey could hear the screams of Jews dying in the gas chamber of Nazi Germany’s Stutthof concentration camp from his post in a guard tower, and watched d...

Silent spread of virus keeps scientists grasping for clues

One of the great mysteries of the coronavirus is how quickly it rocketed around the world. It first flared in central China and, within three months, was on every continent but Anta...

Silent spread of virus keeps scientists grasping for clues

One of the great mysteries of the coronavirus is how quickly it rocketed around the world. It first flared in central China and, within three months, was on every continent but Anta...

Zegna, Gucci rethink physical shows from digital platforms

MILAN (AP) — The coronavirus-provoked fashion runway rethink was in full swing on the last day of Milan’s first Digital Fashion Week. Ermengildo Zegna’s so-called Phygital presentat...

China's economic loss could be Morocco's gain

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed the overreliance of European companies and governments — already reeling from US-China trade tensions — on China for just about everything from cars to...

Profile of a killer: Unraveling the deadly new coronavirus

NEW YORK (AP) — What is this enemy? Seven months after the first patients were hospitalized in China battling an infection doctors had never seen before, the world has reached an uns...

Profile of a killer: Unraveling the deadly new coronavirus

NEW YORK (AP) — What is this enemy? Seven months after the first patients were hospitalized in China battling an infection doctors had never seen before, the world’s scientists and c...

Allianz: Asian waters account for most shipping losses even as global numbers hit record low

Safety & Shipping Review 2020: 14 large ships lost in Asian waters in 2019, accounting for more than 33% of losses worldwide Globally, 41 large ships lost in 2019, down by more than 20% year-on-ye...

UK government to exclude Huawei from role in supplying new high-speed network equipment to wireless carriers

LONDON (AP) — Britain on Tuesday backtracked on plans to give Chinese telecommunications company Huawei a role in the U.K.’s new high-speed mobile phone network amid security concerns fuel...

UK reportedly poised to backtrack on Huawei inclusion in 5G

LONDON (AP) — The British government is reportedly poised to backtrack on plans to give Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei a limited role in the U.K.‘s new high-speed mobile phone network, a deci...

Analysis: Man City court win after flawed UEFA prosecution

LONDON (AP) — In a season that could end with four trophies, Manchester City’s biggest victory hasn’t been secured by Kevin De Bruyne or Raheem Sterling. City fans are celebrating a ...

21 injured in fire aboard ship at Naval Base San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Firefighters on land, in the air and on the water on Monday were still battling a blaze on a Navy ship that injured at least 21 people and sent smoke billowing over San Diego. ...