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Friday November 24th, 2017 10:51PM

AP World News

Iraq signs up 1,000 recruits for Sunni militia to fight IS
AMIRIYAT FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi authorities on Friday signed up the first batch of 1,000 recruits for a new Sunni militia to help its security forces take back the western Anbar province from the...
3:13PM ( 2 years ago )
Ambassadors killed in Pakistan helicopter crash
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani army helicopter crashed Friday on its way to an inauguration at a resort in the country's north, killing four foreigners — ambassadors to Islamabad from the Philippines an...
1:35PM ( 2 years ago )
Syria rebels cast doubt on US training program
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels on Friday voiced deep reservations about a U.S. program to train moderate rebels that American and Jordanian officials say has kicked off in Jordan, dismissing it as a drop...
1:33PM ( 2 years ago )
Scottish National Party landslide shakes up UK politics
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The last time Britain held a national election, Mhairi Black wasn't old enough to vote. On Friday, the 20-year-old university student was elected to Parliament as part of a Sc...
1:15PM ( 2 years ago )
In United Kingdom's voting system, winner can take it all
The Scottish National Party got 4.7 percent of the vote, giving it 56 seats in Parliament. The U.K. Independence Party got 12.6 percent of the vote, giving it one.Confused?It can seem counterintuitive...
1:00PM ( 2 years ago )
Saudi Arabia says 5-day ceasefire in Yemen will start May 12
PARIS (AP) — Saudi Arabia declared a unilateral cease-fire in Yemen that would start May 12 and urged Shiite rebels and their allies to stop fighting. It was unclear if the Iran-backed Houthis were pr...
12:39PM ( 2 years ago )
Kurdish leader reiterates his forces need for arms
WASHINGTON (AP) — The leader of the autonomous Kurdish region in northern Iraq said Friday that he has not backtracked on his request for the U.S. to bypass Baghdad and directly supply weapons to his...
12:24PM ( 2 years ago )
Cameron's triumph may weaken movement for Britain's EU exit
BRUSSELS (AP) — It might seem logical that triumph for David Cameron's traditionally Euro-skeptic Tories would boost the likelihood of Britain splitting from the European Union in a referendum the pri...
12:01PM ( 2 years ago )
Iraq: Suicide attacks on Shiite mosques kill 22 worshippers
BAGHDAD (AP) — Militants carried out a series of suicide attacks on Friday against Shiite mosques in northeastern Iraq killing at least 22 worshippers, including a senior police officer, officials sai...
9:02AM ( 2 years ago )
Uruguayans frustrated by protest of ex-Guantanamo detainees
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Andrea Sastre doesn't mince words when it comes to the four former Guantanamo detainees camping in front of the U.S. Embassy in an increasingly bitter protest. Their grievan...
8:42AM ( 2 years ago )