The Latest: Thousands march in Lebanon for government reform

AP Photo/Bilal Hussein BEIRUT (AP) — Here are the latest developments regarding Lebanon’s protest over the country’s ongoing trash crisis (all times local): — 7:15 p.m. The main group behind the protests in Lebanon has called for the resignation of the...

Belgium lays to rest heroine who saved countless GI lives

AP Photo/Virginia Mayo BASTOGNE, Belgium (AP) — A Congo-born nurse was laid to rest in a quiet corner of Belgium on Saturday, surrounded by emissaries from the King and the United States, politicians and a military honor guard. Augusta Chiwy – Belgium’s...

Belgium lays to rest heroine who saved countless GI lives

AP Photo/Virginia Mayo BASTOGNE, Belgium (AP) — A Congo-born nurse was laid to rest in a quiet corner of Belgium on Saturday, surrounded by emissaries from the King and the United States, politicians and a military honor guard. Augusta Chiwy – Belgium’s...

As asylum-seekers flood in, Germany struggles to house them

AP Photo/Olga Syrova BERLIN (AP) — Twenty-three-year-old Leila, her husband and two small children spent their first week in Germany in a temporary shelter, an austere but desperately needed haven after a traumatic flight from Syria that began when her husband was told to...

As asylum-seekers flood in, Germany struggles to house them

AP Photo/Olga Syrova BERLIN (AP) — Twenty-three-year-old Leila, her husband and two small children spent their first week in Germany in a temporary shelter, an austere but desperately needed haven after a traumatic flight from Syria that began when her husband was told to...

38 girls, young women killed in Swaziland crash, says group

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A Swaziland rights group says 38 girls and young women were killed in a crash while travelling to a famous traditional festival. The Swaziland Solidarity Network said in a statement on Saturday that about 20 others were injured when the truck they were...

38 girls, young women killed in Swaziland crash, says group

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A Swaziland rights group says 38 girls and young women were killed in a crash while travelling to a famous traditional festival. The Swaziland Solidarity Network said in a statement on Saturday that about 20 others were injured when the truck they were...

The Latest: Egypt says verdict expected in Al-Jazeera case

AP Photo/Amr Nabil CAIRO (AP) — Here are the latest developments in Egypt’s retrial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists: — 9:20 a.m. Egypt’s state news agency is reporting that a verdict is expected soon in the case of three Al-Jazeera English...

Thousands gather for rally urging Malaysian leader to quit

AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Thousands of Malaysians wearing yellow T-shirts and blowing horns are gathering in Kuala Lumpur for a big rally to demand the resignation of embattled Prime Minister Najib Razak. The crowds are undeterred by police...

Mexico adoption-for-cash scheme took babies from mothers

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A child welfare official in northern Mexico took at least nine babies from poor or drug-addicted mothers and offered them to adoptive parents in exchange for payments ranging from $5,000 to $9,000, authorities said Friday. Raul Ramirez, the head of the...