Subscribe | Sign In
Untitled Document
AP Top International News at 2:30 p.m. EDT

Reports: Indonesia executes drug convicts despite protest
CILACAP, Indonesia (AP) -- Indonesian television networks say the government has carried out executions of people convicted of drug crimes....

The Latest: Woman at Mass went into labor, taken to hospital
CZESTOCHOWA, Poland (AP) -- The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland and World Youth Day celebrations (all times local):...

N. Korea: US has crossed red line, relations on war footing
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- North Korea's top diplomat for U.S. affairs told The Associated Press on Thursday that Washington "crossed the red line" and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jong Un on its list of sanctioned individuals, and said a vicious showdown could erupt if the U.S. and South Korea hold annual war games as planned next month....

Pope holds Mass celebrating Poland's deep Catholic roots
CZESTOCHOWA, Poland (AP) -- Pope Francis, visiting a shrine cherished by Poles, praised native son St. John Paul II on Thursday and honored the countless "ordinary yet remarkable people" in Poland who held firm to their Catholic faith throughout adversity in the former Communist nation....

With Auschwitz visit, pope faces complex Polish-Jewish story
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Two Holocaust survivors took to a stage at the site of the former Warsaw Ghetto this week to perform lively prewar tunes - the 91-year-old played drums and the 88-year-old was on accordion, keyboard and vocals. In the audience several elderly Christian Poles who saved Jews during the Holocaust swayed and tapped their feet to songs in Yiddish, Hebrew and Polish....

US says 6 airstrikes killed 14 civilians in Iraq and Syria
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. military says an internal investigation shows that 14 civilians were killed and one civilian was wounded in six separate U.S. airstrikes in Iraq and Syria between July 2015 and April 2016....

The Latest: Britain would welcome aid corridors for Aleppo
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest on developments related to the Syrian war and international effort on the crisis (all times local):...

Russia, Syria blockade Aleppo, offer corridors out
BEIRUT (AP) -- After months of fighting to encircle its opponents in Aleppo, Syrian authorities backed by Russia on Thursday offered safe corridors out for residents and rebels in the northern city's besieged quarters, underlining the government's determination to seal off the metropolis and force an eventual surrender by the opposition....

French ID 2nd church attacker; police had warning about him
PARIS (AP) -- French officials on Thursday identified the second man who attacked a Normandy church during morning Mass, saying he's a 19-year-old from eastern France who was spotted last month in Turkey as he supposedly headed to Syria - but who returned to France instead....

To reverse damage of sitting, take a brisk, hour-long walk
LONDON (AP) -- If you spend all day sitting, then you might want to schedule some time for a brisk walk - just make sure you can spare at least an hour....

AP Photo
AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary
World Video
Up to the Minute
Africa
Zimbabwe police detain spokesman of former loyalist group

Asia
N. Korea: US has crossed red line, relations on war footing

Europe
The Latest: Britain would welcome aid corridors for Aleppo

Latin America/Caribbean
Mexico drug lord in DEA agent's killing sent to house arrest

Middle East
UN warns of dangers as Iraqis displaced by IS return home