Syrian group wants international tribunal for IS detainees

The U.S-backed Syrian fighters who drove the Islamic State group from its last strongholds are calling for an international tribunal to prosecute hundreds of foreigners rounded up in the nearly five-year campaign against the extremists

DATE: March 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Erdogan: Istanbul's Hagia Sophia could be turned into mosque

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says that Istanbul's Hagia Sophia _ a Byzantine era cathedral that was turned into a mosque and now serves as a museum _ could be reconverted into a mosque

DATE: March 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Ethiopian Airlines CEO says pilots got correct training

Ethiopian Airlines' CEO says the pilots who flew the plane that crashed on March 10 had trained on "all appropriate simulators," rejecting reports that they had not been properly prepared to handle the new aircraft

DATE: March 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Norway opens probe into why cruise ship ventured into storm

Norwegian officials have opened an investigation into why a cruise ship carrying more than 1,370 people set sail despite storm warnings, forcing a major evacuation after a mayday call had been issued

DATE: March 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Uganda holds 3.6 tons of gold possibly from Venezuela

A gold refinery primarily owned by a Belgian investor is facing sanctions in Uganda over the questionable importation of 7.4 tons of pure gold earlier in March

DATE: March 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Developer confident Russia-Germany pipeline to get permit

The company building a natural gas pipeline from Russia to Germany says it's confident of getting an outstanding permit from Denmark to close the gap on the 1,200-kilometer (746-mile) route

DATE: March 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

The Latest: EU completes preparations for no-deal Brexit

The European Union says it has completed preparations for the potentially-chaotic scenario in which Britain leaves the bloc without a Brexit deal, but talks on how to manage the Irish border are continuing

DATE: March 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

UK-based Sackler family charity pauses new giving

The Sackler family's charity says it has paused new giving because of controversy surrounding its links to the U.S. opioid crisis

DATE: March 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Firebomb thrown at home of Greek deputy minister

Greek police say an unknown assailant threw a firebomb at the Athens home of the country's deputy health minister in a pre-dawn attack that caused minor damage and no injuries

DATE: March 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

The Latest: Thai parties jostle for power after election

A military backed party says it won the most votes in Thailand's first election since a 2014 coup, based on unofficial results, and will try to form a government, after a rival party also claimed it had the right to govern

DATE: March 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Pope travels to Loreto shrine to sign youth document

Pope Francis has travelled to a major Italian pilgrimage site dedicated to the Virgin Mary to sign a new document dedicated to today's youth

DATE: March 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Mueller's report completed, debate continues; Gaza rocket strikes home in central Israel, 7 wounded; Long-awaited video service expected from Apple

DATE: March 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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