Police arrest German who allegedly sought to abuse children

German police have arrested a 52-year-old man on suspicion he planned to travel to the Philippines to sexually abuse children

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Norway's conservative PM presents new govt, no EU minister

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg has presented her new center-right, three-party government with no major changes but without a European affairs minister

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Pipeline protester accused in shooting reaches plea deal

Attorneys for a Denver woman accused of shooting at law officers during protests in North Dakota against the Dakota Access oil pipeline say they've reached a deal with prosecutors to avoid trial

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prison

Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prison after vow to free detained politicians

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

German, Austrian chancellors avoid criticizing each other

The chancellors of Germany and Austria saying they're waiting to see how political developments in their respective neighbors play out before passing judgment

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Prosecutors to announce charges in college student's killing

Prosecutors plan to announce charges in the killing of a University of Pennsylvania student whose stabbed body found buried in a Southern California park

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

The Latest: France agrees not to build airport amid protests

France's prime minister says that the government has decided against building an airport in western France that has mobilized nearly a decade of sometimes violent protests and he told protesters occupying the site that they must leave

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

The Latest: Pope celebrating Mass at notorious air base

Pope Francis is preparing to celebrate Mass in an area that represents a centuries-old conflict with indigenous peoples and thatwe was used as a torture facility during the country's bloody military dictatorship

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Germany: War reparations to Poland resolved but debate OK

Germany's foreign minister has suggested an experts' group could be installed to look into calls from some of Poland's nationalist leaders that the country should be paid World War II reparations from Berlin

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Romanian president talks with political parties over next PM

President Klaus Iohannis begins talks with political parties to decide on a candidate for prime minister, after the ruling Social Democrats withdrew political support for its prime minister, less than seven months after he took office

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Chinese-American journalist says China kidnapped his wife

A Chinese-American journalist who extensively interviewed an exiled businessman says his wife has been kidnapped and held for months by Chinese security forces

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Office of rights group in Russia's North Caucasus torched

Prominent rights group Memorial says masked men torched its office in the region of Ingushetia in Russia's North Caucasus

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press