ap

World News

CORRECTS DATE -  In this Friday, May 17, 2019, photo, released by the U.S. Navy, sailors work around an MV-22 Osprey as it lands on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln in the Arabian Sea. Commercial airliners flying over the Persian Gulf risk being targeted by "miscalculation or misidentification" from the Iranian military amid heightened tensions between the Islamic Republic and the U.S., American diplomats warned Saturday, May 18, 2019, even as both Washington and Tehran say they don't seek war. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Amber Smalley/U.S. Navy via AP)
Saudis say they don't want war, but will defend themselvesA top Saudi diplomat says the kingdom does not want war but will defend itself, amid a recent spike in tensions with archrival Iran
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
Duncan Laurence of the Netherlands celebrates with the trophy during a press conference after winning the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest grand final with the song "Arcade" in Tel Aviv, Israel, Saturday, May 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
Royal praise for Dutch singer's victory at flashy EurovisionThe Dutch royal family and prime minister are leading an unusual outpouring of praise for the 25-year-old singer who brought the Netherlands its first victory in the Eurovision song contest since the 1970s
The Associated Press43 minutes ago
Swiss voters appear set to align with EU on tighter gun lawsSwiss media are reporting that early exit polls show voters have approved a measure to strengthen Switzerland's gun laws, bringing the Alpine country in line with many of its European partners over the objections of many law-abiding gun aficionados
The Associated Press47 minutes ago
Russia says Syrian government forces halt fire in IdlibRussia says Syrian government forces have unilaterally ceased fire in the northern Idlib province, the last major rebel stronghold
The Associated Press59 minutes ago
2 Malta soldiers charged with race crimes in migrant death2 Malta soldiers charged with racially-motivated drive-by shooting of migrant from Ivory Coast
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz (Austrian People's Party) addresses the media during a press conference at the Federal Chancellors Office in Vienna, Austria, Saturday, May 18, 2019. Kurz has called for an early election after the resignation of his vice chancellor spelled an end to his governing coalition. (AP Photo/Michael Gruber)
Austrian president eyes September as best time for new voteAustria's president says the first few days of September will be the best time to hold an early election after a covert video scandal shook up the country's politics
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
Actor Kyle Marvin poses for portrait photographs for the film 'The Climb' at the 72nd international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Saturday, May 18, 2019. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
On two wheels, 'The Climb' rides through Cannes as a hitOne of the breakouts at the Cannes Film Festival is a comedy about a male friendship that developed over many years and hundreds of miles on their bikes
The Associated Press6 minutes ago
The Latest: Swiss voters appear set to back tighter gun lawsSwiss media are reporting that early exit polls show voters have approved a measure to tighten Switzerland's gun laws, bringing the Alpine country in line with many of its European partners over the objections of some law-abiding gun owners
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks to party supporters after his opponent concedes defeat in the federal election in Sydney, Australia, Sunday, May 19, 2019. Australia's ruling conservative coalition, lead by Morrison, won a surprise victory in the country's general election, defying opinion polls that had tipped the center-left opposition party to oust it from power and promising an end to the revolving door of national leaders. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
Australia's leader vows to get back to work after shock winA jubilant Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has vowed to get straight back to work after his conservative government's shock election victory that a bewildered nation is wondering how they didn't see coming.
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Malawian President Peter Mutharika addresses his party's Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) final election rally in Blantyre, Malawi Saturday, May 18, 2019. Corruption and the need for economic growth are the main campaign issues as Malawi goes to the polls on Tuesday for a presidential election that pits the incumbent 78-year-old president Peter Mutharika of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party against his own vice president, 46-year-old Saulos Chilima as well as the main opposition party leader Lazarus Chakwera, 64. (AP Photo/Thoko Chikondi)
Jobs, corruption top issues as Malawi votes for presidentJobs, fighting graft are top issues as southern African nation of Malawi votes for president
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten poses as he votes with his wife Chloe during a federal election at Moonee Ponds West Primary School in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, May 18, 2019. Polling stations opened across Australia on Saturday in elections that are likely to deliver the nation's sixth prime minister in as many years. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
The Latest: Trump congratulates Morrison, reaffirms alliancePresident Donald Trump has spoken by phone with Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia to congratulate him on his conservative coalition's surprise election victory
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Australian Labor leader Bill Shorten stands on stage with his wife Chloe, at the Federal Labor Reception in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, May 18, 2019. Shorten has conceded defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the country's general election. Shorten made the announcement to supporters of his opposition Labor party late Saturday night in Melbourne. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
Australia's conservative coalition wins surprise 3rd termAustralian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has defied pre-election polls as his ruling conservative coalition claimed a surprising victory in the country's general election
The Associated Press12 hours ago
More World News
AdChoices
AdChoices