JERUSALEM (AP) — A senior Muslim official in Jerusalem said Wednesday that worshippers would not return to a contested shrine until Israel removes the new railings and cameras it installed after a deadly attack there, prolonging a crisis that Israel hoped it had resolved by making concessions at the site.
Posted: July 26, 2017, 9:17 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Human rights groups asked the Philippine president on Wednesday to retract a threat of airstrikes against tribal schools he accused of teaching students to become communist rebels, warning that such attacks would constitute war crimes.
Posted: July 26, 2017, 9:09 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local):
Posted: July 26, 2017, 8:48 am
BORMES-LES-MIMOSAS, France (AP) — French authorities ordered the evacuation of up to 12,000 people around a picturesque hilltop town in the southern Cote d'Azur region as fires hopscotched around the Mediterranean coast for a third day Wednesday.
Posted: July 26, 2017, 8:39 am
SAN FERNANDO DE HENARES, Spain (AP) — Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy told the country's National Court that he didn't know anything about the ruling Popular Party's accounting practices when a kickbacks-for-contracts scheme allegedly helped fund the party.
Posted: July 26, 2017, 7:44 am