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Bangladesh army kills 4 insurgents, ending 4-day standoff
Bangladesh army kills 4 insurgents, ending 4-day standoff

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NEW DELHI (AP) — The Bangladesh army said on Monday it has killed all four militants believed to have seized a building in an eastern city four days...

Rights group: More than 1,000 arrested in Belarus protests
Rights group: More than 1,000 arrested in Belarus protests

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MINSK, Belarus (AP) — A Belarusian human rights group says more than 1,000 people have been arrested for weekend protests in the former Soviet Republic...

UK: Northern Ireland must act soon to save self-government
UK: Northern Ireland must act soon to save self-government

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DUBLIN (AP) — Britain says Northern Ireland is at dire risk of losing self-government if rival parties fail within weeks to resolve key differences....

Saudis announce new tax rate for Aramco amid plans for IPO

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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Monday reduced the tax rate for Saudi Aramco as plans move forward to publicly list shares of the...

Foreign labs help Poland probe 2010 president's death

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish prosecutors investigating the 2010 plane crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others said Monday that they...

Death toll in attack on South Sudan aid workers rises to 7
Death toll in attack on South Sudan aid workers rises to 7

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JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The death toll of an attack on aid workers in South Sudan has risen to seven, with the news that the driver also died. David...

Italian police investigate body found in floating suitcase

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ROME (AP) — Italian police are investigating the discovery of a woman's body stuffed in a suitcase that was found floating at a marina in the Adriatic...

Hong Kong police arrest more 2014 democracy protest leaders
Hong Kong police arrest more 2014 democracy protest leaders

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HONG KONG (AP) — A day after Hong Kong picked a new Beijing-backed leader, police launched a fresh round of arrests of student leaders and other...

Swiss, Turks open probes over 'Kill Erdogan' protest banner

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GENEVA (AP) — Swiss and Turkish prosecutors announced separate investigations Monday after protesters hoisted a banner in Switzerland's capital showing...

Massive gold coin worth millions stolen from German museum
Massive gold coin worth millions stolen from German museum

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BERLIN (AP) — Thieves broke into the German capital's Bode Museum before dawn Monday and made off with a massive 100-kilogram (221-pound) gold coin...

Spain court opens 1st criminal case against Syrian officials

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MADRID (AP) — A Spanish National Court judge on Monday ordered an investigation into the alleged role of nine Syrian intelligence and security...

Lufthansa, Cathay Pacific airlines sign code-sharing deal

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BERLIN (AP) — Lufthansa has announced a code-sharing deal with Cathay Pacific under which the German airline and its Swiss and Austrian Airlines units...

European regulators clear Dow Chemical-DuPont merger
European regulators clear Dow Chemical-DuPont merger

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union approved the proposed merger of Dow Chemical and DuPont on Monday, declaring itself satisfied with commitments the...

Merkel celebrates German election win, challenger deflated
Merkel celebrates German election win, challenger deflated

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BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday celebrated an encouraging win for her conservatives in a state election, declaring that her...

The Latest: Greece: man carrying asylum papers found hanged

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BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on migration issues in Europe (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Greece's coast guard says a man carrying asylum application...

Poland questions legality of Tusk's EU re-election
Poland questions legality of Tusk's EU re-election

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's foreign minister on Monday challenged the legality of Donald Tusk's re-election to a top European Union job, saying the...

The Latest: Russian opposition leader Navalny gets jail term
The Latest: Russian opposition leader Navalny gets jail term

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MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Russian opposition protests (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been jailed for 15...

Trump's health care retreat weighs on global stocks
Trump's health care retreat weighs on global stocks

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LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump's failure to reform U.S. health care, his first legislative setback since entering the White House in January,...

Germany renews call for access to journalist held in Turkey

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BERLIN (AP) — Germany says it will keep calling for access to a German-Turkish journalist detained in Istanbul since January on charges of terrorist...

Supervisor: UK banks need solid EU roots to access bloc
Supervisor: UK banks need solid EU roots to access bloc

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FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A top banking supervisor says that British banks must put down solid roots if they want European banking licenses to keep...

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