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Merkel's party suffers defeats in 2 German state elections

Merkel's party suffers defeats in 2 German state elections

BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s centre -right party suffered clear defeats in two German state elections on Sunday at the hands of popular governors from parties further to the left, according to projections.
London police chief says she won't quit after vigil clashes

London police chief says she won't quit after vigil clashes

London's police commissioner on Sunday defended her officers' actions and said she didn't intend to resign, after coming under heavy criticism for the way police treated some protesters during a vigil for a woman whom one of the force's own officers
Boxing great Marvelous Marvin Hagler dies at 66

Boxing great Marvelous Marvin Hagler dies at 66

Marvelous Marvin Hagler stopped Thomas Hearns in a fight that lasted less than eight minutes yet was so epic that it still lives in boxing lore.
British-Iranian woman back in court after 5 years in prison

British-Iranian woman back in court after 5 years in prison

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A trial to present new charges against a British-Iranian woman detained for five years in Iran convened Sunday, her supporters said, casting uncertainty over her future following her release from prison.

More than 100 people fleeing Myanmar enter Indian village

GAUHATI, India — More than 100 people fleeing Myanmar have entered a small village in India’s northeast, adding to scores who had already arrived since last month's military coup in the neighbouring Southeast Asian country, a village leader said Sund

Israeli PM avoided Saudi airspace because of Houthi missiles

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he was deterred from flying to the United Arab Emirates through Saudi Arabian airspace last week because of the threat of missile fire from Iranian proxies in Yemen.
Portland police: Detained protesters had bear spray, hammers

Portland police: Detained protesters had bear spray, hammers

PORTLAND, Ore. — Officers found a crowbar, hammers, bear spray and firearms after they corralled a group of about 100 protesters, Portland police said Saturday.
London police tactics at vigil for slain woman draw scrutiny

London police tactics at vigil for slain woman draw scrutiny

London’s police department is under scrutiny for the way officers handled some participants at an unofficial vigil Saturday night for a London woman whose death led to murder charges against a fellow officer and spurred a national conversation about
Bolivia arrests ex-leader in crackdown on opposition

Bolivia arrests ex-leader in crackdown on opposition

LA PAZ, Bolivia — The conservative interim president who led Bolivia for a year was arrested Saturday as officials of the restored leftist government pursue those involved in the 2019 ouster of socialist leader Evo Morales, which they regard as a cou
Plane operated by Kazakhstan security agency crashes; 4 dead

Plane operated by Kazakhstan security agency crashes; 4 dead

MOSCOW — A plane operated by Kazakhstan's state security agency crashed in the Central Asian country on Saturday, killing four crew members and injuring two others, officials said.