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TORONTO (AP) — An explosion caused by an "improvised explosive device" ripped through an Indian restaurant in a mall in the Toronto suburb of Mississauga, wounding 15 people, Canadian police said.Peel Region Sergeant Matt Bertram said two suspects with their faces covered to conceal their …
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Just a month ago, South Korean President Moon Jae-in was smiling with pride as he grasped the hands of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un, a young and brash leader with a nuclear arsenal, as they announced aspirations for a nuclear-free peninsula and permanent …
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Netherlands and Australia are holding Russia legally responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which was shot down over war-ravaged eastern Ukraine nearly four years ago, killing all 298 people on board.The announcement Friday came a day …
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump's last-minute move to pull out of a highly anticipated summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un further clouded the murky prospects of the global diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear standoff with Pyongyang.A look at the developments on …
NEW DELHI (AP) — An outbreak of a deadly virus has not spread beyond two areas in south India, officials said, but they have issued a series of warnings to people living in the stricken towns.A total of 12 people have died of Nipah virus since the outbreak began a few weeks ago in the state …
BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian war-monitoring group says suspected Israeli strikes hit a military base overnight in central Syria that houses Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group alongside other factions allied with the government in Damascus.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Friday that …
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police have raided several factories near Bangkok that allegedly were processing illegally imported electronic waste in a sign that China's crackdown on waste recycling is pushing such operations offshore.Police and industry ministry officials said Friday that they were …
LONDON (AP) — Official figures have confirmed that the British economy barely grew in the first three months of the year, partly but not wholly because of the impact of a long protracted winter.The Office for National Statistics said Friday that the economy expanded by a quarterly rate of …
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Those who witnessed it said a sobbing Fetine Menish had to be physically dragged by each arm to meet her fate; the 14-year-old was being married off to a Palestinian merchant searching Cyprus for a suitable Muslim wife to take back home.After all, Turkish Cypriot …
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Netherlands and Australia to hold Russia legally responsible for downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was expected to turn himself in to police Friday morning to face charges involving an aspiring actress who said he forced her to perform oral sex on him, law enforcement officials told The Associated Press.It would be the first criminal case against …
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — A car bombing on a busy street in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi early on Friday killed at least seven people, including a girl, and wounded 20, a security official said.The blast, the latest to rock Libya's second-largest city, took place on a commercial street …
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese dissident who founded a website documenting rights abuses will be tried on June 20 for allegedly leaking state secrets, his lawyer said Friday.Huang Qi was arrested in November 2016. His attorney, Liu Zhengqing, confirmed his trial date and said he was charged with …
HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Mobs of terrified villagers killed at least three people and attacked several others in southern India after social media messages warned that gangs of kidnappers were roaming the region in search of children, police said Friday.They said there was no indication that …
SALALAH, Oman (AP) — Cyclone Mekunu will be "extremely severe" when it crashes into the Arabian Peninsula this weekend after earlier thrashing the Yemeni island of Socotra, meteorologists warned Friday. At least 17 people were missing from Socotra, with a Yemeni official saying they were …
SALALAH, Oman (AP) — The Latest on Cyclone Mekunu that is headed for the coast of Oman (all times local):12:05Streets are largely empty in the Omani coastal city of Salalah ahead of Cyclone Mekunu's expected landfall there this weekend.Heavy rains and strong winds are already lashing the …
DUBLIN (AP) — Voters throughout Ireland have begun casting votes in a referendum that may lead to a loosening of the country's strict ban on most abortions.The referendum Friday will decide whether the eighth amendment of the constitution is repealed, which would open the way for more …
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An Australian nun who irked the Philippine president for joining political rallies has defied an Immigration Bureau order for her to leave the Philippines and appealed to justice officials to allow her to continue her missionary work for the poor and victims of …
VIENNA (AP) — The Iranian government wants assurances that economic incentives that were part of a landmark deal to stop the country developing nuclear weapons will be protected, despite the U.S. withdrawal and threat of sanctions against companies who trade with Iran.A senior Iranian …
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's parliament unanimously approved a tougher anti-terrorism law on Friday, lengthening detention periods and involving the military in counter-terrorism operations, spurred into action by recent bombings that involved children as perpetrators.Rights groups …

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