Four US college instructors stabbed in public park in China

Four US college instructors stabbed in public park in China

Jun 11 2024

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police have detained a suspect in a stabbing attack on four instructors from Iowa’s Cornell College who were teaching at a Chinese university in the northeast city of Jilin, officials said Tuesday. Jilin city police said a 55-year-old man surnamed Cui was walking in a public park on Monday when he bumped into a foreigner. He stabbed the foreigner and three other foreigners who were with him, and also stabbed a Chinese person who approached in an attempt to intervene, police said. read more...


German chancellor vows to deport criminals following brutal attack by Afghan migrant

German chancellor vows to deport criminals following brutal attack by Afghan migrant

Jun 06 2024

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Olaf Scholz vowed Thursday that Germany will start deporting criminals from Afghanistan and Syria again after a knife attack by an Afghan immigrant last week left one police officer dead and four more people injured. The brutal attack in Mannheim, which was captured on video and quickly went viral online, shocked the country. read more...


Mexico elects Claudia Sheinbaum as first woman president

Mexico elects Claudia Sheinbaum as first woman president

Jun 03 2024

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Claudia Sheinbaum, who will be Mexico’s first woman leader in the nation’s more than 200 years of independence, captured the presidency by promising continuity. read more...


Guilty: Trump becomes first former US president convicted of felony crimes

Guilty: Trump becomes first former US president convicted of felony crimes

May 31 2024

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump became the first former American president to be convicted of felony crimes Thursday as a New York jury found him guilty of all 34 charges in a scheme to illegally influence the 2016 election through a hush money payment to a porn actor who said the two had sex. read more...


Spain, Norway and Ireland formally recognize a Palestinian state as EU rift with Israel widens

Spain, Norway and Ireland formally recognize a Palestinian state as EU rift with Israel widens

May 28 2024

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain, Norway and Ireland formally recognized a Palestinian state on Tuesday in a coordinated effort by the three western European nations to add international pressure on Israel to soften its devastating response to last year’s Hamas-led attack. Tel Aviv slammed the diplomatic move that will have no immediate impact on its grinding war in Gaza. read more...


The Latest | France and Belgium support ICC request for arrest warrants of Israel and Hamas leaders

The Latest | France and Belgium support ICC request for arrest warrants of Israel and Hamas leaders

May 21 2024

(AP) France and Belgium released statements supporting the world’s top war crimes court’s request for arrest warrants for leaders of Israel and Hamas, after Israel and the United States both harshly condemned the effort. The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor, Karim Khan, accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Yoav Gallant, and three Hamas leaders — Yehya Sinwar, Mohammed Deif and Ismail Haniyeh — of war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Gaza Strip and Israel. While Netanyahu and Gallant do not face imminent arrest, the announcement Monday was a symbolic blow that deepened Israel’s isolation over the war in Gaza. read more...


Iran’s president, foreign minister and others found dead at helicopter crash site

Iran’s president, foreign minister and others found dead at helicopter crash site

May 20 2024

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, the country’s foreign minister and several other officials were found dead on Monday, hours after their helicopter crashed in a foggy, mountainous region of the country’s northwest, state media reported. read more...


UN assembly approves resolution granting Palestine new rights and reviving its UN membership bid

UN assembly approves resolution granting Palestine new rights and reviving its UN membership bid

May 10 2024

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly voted by a wide margin on Friday to grant new “rights and privileges” to Palestine and called on the Security Council to favorably reconsider its request to become the 194th member of the United Nations. The 193-member world body approved the Arab and Palestinian-sponsored resolution by a vote of 143-9 with 25 abstentions. read more...


Millions of Afghans made Pakistan home to escape war. Now many are hiding to escape deportation

Millions of Afghans made Pakistan home to escape war. Now many are hiding to escape deportation

Apr 29 2024

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Born and raised in Pakistan to parents who fled neighboring Afghanistan half a century ago, an 18-year-old found himself at the mercy of police in Karachi who took his cash, phone and motorbike, and sent him to a deportation center. read more...


Dozens arrested on California campus after students in Texas detained as Gaza war protests persist

Dozens arrested on California campus after students in Texas detained as Gaza war protests persist

Apr 25 2024

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police peacefully arrested student protesters at the University of Southern California on Wednesday, hours after police at a Texas university aggressively detained dozens in the latest clashes between law enforcement and those protesting the Israel-Hamas war on campuses nationwide. read more...


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