TEHRAN, Iran | The Latest: Iran’s Guard vows ‘revenge’ over parade attack

TEHRAN, Iran — The Latest on the fallout from Saturday’s attack on a military parade in Iran (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Iran’s Revolutionary Guard says that those behind an attack on a military parade will face “deadly and unforgiving revenge in the near future.” The Guard issued the statement Sunday, a day after an … Continue reading TEHRAN, Iran | The Latest: Iran’s Guard vows ‘revenge’ over parade attack

BERLIN | Swiss-flagged cargo ship attacked off Nigeria, 12 kidnapped

BERLIN  — A Swiss shipping company says that a bulk carrier has been attacked by pirates off Nigeria‘s coast and 12 of its 19 crew members have been kidnapped. Geneva-based Massoel Shipping said the MV Glarus was attacked early Saturday as it sailed from Lagos to Port Harcourt with a load of wheat. It said … Continue reading BERLIN | Swiss-flagged cargo ship attacked off Nigeria, 12 kidnapped

MADRID | Spain rescues over 440 migrants from Mediterranean Sea

MADRID — Spain’s maritime rescue service says it has saved over 440 migrants attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea from North Africa. The service says it pulled 447 people from 15 small boats intercepted by its rescue craft on Saturday. Except for one dinghy carrying 12 people found near the island of Mallorca, … Continue reading MADRID | Spain rescues over 440 migrants from Mediterranean Sea

KAUNAS, Lithuania | Pope warns Lithuanians to guard against anti-Semitism

KAUNAS, Lithuania  — Pope Francis warned Sunday against any rebirth of the “pernicious” anti-Semitic attitudes that fueled the Holocaust as he marked the annual remembrance for Lithuania’s centuries-old Jewish community that was nearly wiped out during World War II. Francis began his second day in the Baltics in Lithuania’s second city, Kaunas, where an estimated … Continue reading KAUNAS, Lithuania | Pope warns Lithuanians to guard against anti-Semitism

BERLIN | Get out the needle: Tattoo artists show off their skills

BERLIN — Tattoo fans around the world may be wondering just where their favorite artists are. Wonder no longer: Tattoo experts from 22 countries are showing off their skills at a convention in the Swiss lakeside city of Montreux. The Montreux Tattoo Convention, which opened on Friday and ends Sunday, features some 160 artists along … Continue reading BERLIN | Get out the needle: Tattoo artists show off their skills

KAUNAS, Lithuania | The Latest: Pope warns Lithuanians about anti-Semitism

KAUNAS, Lithuania — The Latest on Pope Francis‘ trip to the three Baltic nations of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Pope Francis is warning against a rebirth of the “pernicious” anti-Semitic sentiments that fueled the Holocaust as he marked the annual remembrance for Lithuania’s centuries-old Jewish community that was nearly extinguished … Continue reading KAUNAS, Lithuania | The Latest: Pope warns Lithuanians about anti-Semitism

BERLIN | Germany’s Porsche says it won’t produce new diesel models

BERLIN — Porsche’s chief executive says the sports car maker won’t produce any new diesel models in the wake of parent company Volkswagen‘s diesel emissions scandal. CEO Oliver Blume told Sunday’s Bild am Sonntag newspaper that, although Porsche itself never developed and produced diesel engines, its image has suffered from the scandal that erupted in … Continue reading BERLIN | Germany’s Porsche says it won’t produce new diesel models

JERUSALEM | Israel gives West Bank village Oct. 1 demolition deadline

JERUSALEM— The Israeli military has informed residents of a West Bank hamlet that they have until Oct. 1 to leave before their homes face demolition. Israel says Khan al-Ahmar, an encampment of corrugated shacks outside an Israeli settlement, was illegally built and has offered to resettle residents a few miles away. But Palestinians and other … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Israel gives West Bank village Oct. 1 demolition deadline