Pope role in study of Argentine sex abuse case in spotlight

World 09/18/18, 11:04

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Pope Francis' role in Argentina's most famous case of priestly sex abuse is coming under renewed scrutiny as he faces the greatest crisis of his papacy over the Catholic Church's troubled legacy of cover-up and allegations he himself sided with the accused.

Top German spy awaits his fate as party leaders meet

World 09/18/18, 08:51

BERLIN (AP) — The leaders of Germany's three governing parties are meeting in Berlin to decide the fate of the country's domestic intelligence chief amid calls for him to be fired over his approach to far-right extremism.

Philippine policeman: Villagers refused advice to flee storm

World 09/18/18, 07:29

ITOGON, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine police officer who tried to persuade residents of a mining camp to move to safety as a powerful typhoon approached said Tuesday they refused to leave, and a day later the storm triggered a huge landslide that buried dozens of people.

AP PHOTOS: Morocco cracks down on migrants heading to Spain

World 09/18/18, 03:10

TANGIERS, Morocco (AP) — Hundreds of sub-Saharan migrants escaping poverty and violence in their home countries are fleeing to forests to escape police raids in the northern Moroccan port city of Tangiers — only to be chased from their makeshift camps.

Damaged buildings, graft haunt Mexico City year after quake

America 09/18/18, 00:15

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Throughout Mexico City, uninhabited buildings with gaping cracks lean at precarious angles and some displaced people are still living outdoors a year after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake killed 228 people in the capital and 141 more in nearby states.

Kim, Moon start possibly most challenging Korean summit yet

World 09/17/18, 21:08

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in North Korea on Tuesday for his third and possibly most challenging summit yet with leader Kim Jong Un in which he hopes to break an impasse in talks with the United States over the North's denuclearization and breathe ...

Denuclearization, improving ties on Korean summit agenda

World 09/17/18, 20:39

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The main focus of outside attention to this week's inter-Korean summit is whether it can find ways to resolve the stalemated diplomacy on North Korea's nuclear program. Also at stake is what steps the Koreas will take to lower decades-long military tensions and improve ties.

Orthodox envoys meet with Ukraine’s president

World 09/17/18, 15:13

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president has met with two envoys dispatched by the spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians to prepare for establishing a Ukrainian church that is ecclesiastically independent from the Russian Orthodox Church.

New hero? When 83-year-old man fights off armed robbers

Europe 09/17/18, 13:55

Armed thieves looking to rob an Irish betting shop get more than they bargained for when an 83-year-old man takes charge and helps the staff fight back. The armed robbery of a betting shop in Glanmire, Cork, was foiled on September 15 when 83-year-old Denis O’Connor fought back the would-be thieves. ...