Israel has failed to reform Jewish radicals, critics charge

AP Photo/Nasser Ishtayeh SHIR HADASH OUTPOST, West Bank (AP) — The Israeli government initiative has a soothing biblical name, the Hebrew Shepherd, and a serious aim: to keep ultranationalist Jewish settler youths from turning to violence and attacking Palestinians and...

Letter from Hungary: Migrants seek EU’s field of dreams

AP Photo/Darko Bandic ROSZKE, Hungary (AP) — On the edge of a Hungarian cornfield, the beam from a car’s headlights reflects in their eyes: Europe’s newest residents, catching their breath, fresh from evading border police. Emotions sway from forlorn to...

Tens of thousands protest defense bills outside Japan’s Diet

AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi TOKYO (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters have gathered outside Japan’s parliament to oppose security legislation in one of this summer’s biggest rallies ahead of its anticipated passage next month. They chanted, “No to war...

Fire at Saudi oil company residential complex kills 1

AP Photo DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi civil defense authorities say one person has been killed and 30 were wounded when a fire broke out at a residential complex used by the state oil giant Saudi Aramco. Aramco said the fire started early Sunday in the eastern...

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...