World

World media struggle to translate Trump's Africa insult

Trump Immigration Translation

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — President Donald Trump’s vulgar insult of Africa was a puzzle for many...

World

Trump Towers buyers in India offered chance to meet Donald Trump Jr., raising ethics

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. GURGAON, India - Prospective buyers of luxury apartments in the new Trump Towers project outside India’s capital are being lured with an unusual promise: If you buy a flat, we’ll fly you to the United States to meet the president’s son, Donald Trump Jr. The developers...


World

Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane in Chile

APTOPIX Chile Pope-7

IQUIQUE, Chile (AP) — It was all in a day’s work for the ever-unpredictable Pope Francis. First he celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying two flight attendants from Chile’s flagship airline at 36,000 feet during a flight on Thursday to this northern Chilean beachside town. Then...


World

France's epic Bayeux Tapestry is headed to Britain in a loan for the ages

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. LONDON - It is probably the most famous piece of medieval embroidery in the world, a ribbon of scrolling tapestry 70 yards long that tells in pictures the story of the Norman Conquest of England in 1066, an epic tale of gore, glory and God. A near-cinematic work of...


World

Trump Towers buyers in India offered chance to meet Donald Trump Jr., raising ethics

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. GURGAON, India - Prospective buyers of luxury apartments in the new Trump Towers project outside India’s capital are being lured with an unusual promise: If you buy a flat, we’ll fly you to the United States to meet the president’s son, Donald Trump Jr. The developers...


World

Trump Towers buyers in India offered chance to meet Donald Trump Jr., raising ethics

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. GURGAON, India - Prospective buyers of luxury apartments in the new Trump Towers project outside India’s capital are being lured with an unusual promise: If you buy a flat, we’ll fly you to the United States to meet the president’s son, Donald Trump Jr. The developers...


World

Asian factories eyed for generic drugs

(c) 2018, The Japan News/Yomiuri. The government is planning new measures to help Japanese companies construct pharmaceutical factories in Asian countries, where labor costs are lower than in Japan, to encourage the production of more generic drugs, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned. The Headquarters...


World

Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane in Chile

APTOPIX Chile Pope

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding on Thursday, marrying two flight attendants from Chile’s flagship airline at 36,000 feet during a flight from Santiago. Bride Paula Podest, 39, and groom Carlos Ciuffardi, 41, said “I do” after telling...


World

Syria threatens to down Turkish jets over its Kurdish region

Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria said on Thursday its air defense would shoot down any Turkish jets that carry out attacks within Syria, a stark warning as tensions soar over apparent preparations by the Turkish military to invade a northern Syrian Kurdish enclave. From Damascus, Deputy Foreign Minister Faysal...


World

Olympic win in view from Korean unity at Pyeongchang Games

Koreas Tensions Unification Flag

GENEVA (AP) — Uniting athletes from South Korea and North Korea at the Pyeongchang Games next month offers hope of an Olympic victory for all parties. On Saturday, the IOC will host a meeting in Lausanne to finesse the details of a peace-making breakthrough following months of rising tensions...


World

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle make their first official visit to Wales

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. LONDON - Prince Harry and his fiancee, Meghan Markle, carried out their first official visit to Wales on Thursday amid speculation about who will score an invitation to their upcoming nuptials - and who won’t. Arriving about an hour late because their train was...


Older ›
×