Vatican watchdog sees record cooperation levels despite raid

The Vatican’s financial watchdog agency has reported record levels of internal cooperation despite being thrown into turmoil in October when Vatican police raided its offices as part of an investigati...

UN chief tells Libya's Hifter there is no military solution

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the commander of Libya’s eastern-based forces Wednesday that there can be no military solution to the conflict he launched in April 2...

Background checks, a metric for gun sales, hit all-time high

Historic numbers of background checks to purchase or possess a firearm were done in June, a trend in a year marked by uncertainty over the coronavirus pandemic, a subsequent economic recession, protes...

France freezes role in NATO naval force amid Turkey tensions

PARIS (AP) — France announced Wednesday that it is suspending its involvement in a NATO naval operation in the Mediterranean Sea after a standoff with a Turkish warship, amid growing tensions within t...

FIFA bans former finance director Kattner for 10 years

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA banned its former finance director Markus Kattner for 10 years on Tuesday for helping former president Sepp Blatter and other top managers award themselves salary raises and bonuses...

Businesses chafe in Leicester as UK city faces new lockdown

LONDON (AP) — Shopkeepers pulled down their shutters, cafe owners paused reopening plans and schools prepared to send children home in the English city of Leicester on Tuesday after the British govern...

Security Council extends peacekeeping force in Mali for year

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Monday to extend the mandate of the U.N. peacekeeping force in Mali for a year and called for a long-term and detailed plan for it to ...

The Latest: SKorea sees COVID-19 cases spread beyond capital

SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea has reported 43 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 from across the country as infections begin to spread beyond the greater capital area, which has been at the center ...

Macron condemns Turkey's 'criminal' actions in Libya

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron lashed out Monday against Turkey's “criminal” responsibility in Libya. Speaking during a visit to Germany, Macron strongly condemned Tu...

Boris Johnson says COVID-19 has been a disaster for Britain

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson acknowledged Monday that the coronavirus pandemic has been a “disaster” for Britain, as he announced a spending splurge designed to get the country — and his...

Sudan says over 120 arrested before going to fight in Libya

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan on Sunday said security forces arrested at least 122 people, including eight children, in the western Darfur region who intended to go and fight as mercenaries in neighboring Libya'...

Egypt secures $5.2 billion IMF loan amid coronavirus fallout

CAIRO (AP) — The International Monetary Fund on Friday approved Egypt’s request for a $5.2 billion loan as the country’s economy reels from the financial fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Dueling Trump-Biden events offer contrasting virus responses

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A presidential campaign that has largely been frozen for several months because of the coronavirus is looking a bit more like those from other years. President Donald Trump and D...

Dueling Trump-Biden events offer contrasting virus responses

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A presidential campaign that has largely been frozen for several months because of the coronavirus took on a degree of normalcy on Thursday when President Donald Trump and Democr...

In Wisconsin, Trump boasts of 'aptitude for manufacturing'

MARINETTE, Wis. (AP) — Despite enormous economic headwinds and sky-high unemployment numbers, President Donald Trump sought to showcase his record as a job creator on Thursday during a visit to a ship...