ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia | Ethiopia Jews protest Israeli government’s emigration delays

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia— Hundreds of Ethiopian Jews gathered in the capital, Addis Ababa, to protest the Israeli government’s decision not to allow all of them to emigrate to Israel, leaving their families divided between the two countries. Representatives of the 8,000 Jews in Ethiopia urged the Ethiopian Jews living in Israel to think carefully before … Continue reading ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia | Ethiopia Jews protest Israeli government’s emigration delays

TIJUANA, Mexico | US closes busiest Mexico border crossing for several hours

TIJUANA, Mexico — The United States closed off northbound traffic for several hours at the busiest border crossing with Mexico to install new security barriers on Monday, a day after hundreds of Tijuana residents protested against the presence of thousands of Central American migrants. The U.S. also closed one of two pedestrian crossings at the … Continue reading TIJUANA, Mexico | US closes busiest Mexico border crossing for several hours

BUCHAREST, Romania | 6 Romanian ministers fired as party leader seeks more power

BUCHAREST, Romania  — Romania’s ruling Social Democratic Party fired six ministers on Monday as the beleaguered party chairman sought to tighten his grip on the government. Social Democrat chairman Liviu Dragnea has come under fire for his management style and corruption convictions, but has vowed to continue as party leader even though he can’t be … Continue reading BUCHAREST, Romania | 6 Romanian ministers fired as party leader seeks more power

GUATEMALA CITY | Communities flee eruption at Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire

GUATEMALA CITY— About 4,000 residents fled Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire Monday as red-hot rock and ash spewed into the sky and cascaded down the slopes toward an area devastated by a deadly eruption earlier this year. Guatemala’s volcanology unit said that explosions from the 12,300-foot (3,763-meter) high mountain shook homes with “constant sounds similar to … Continue reading GUATEMALA CITY | Communities flee eruption at Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea | Acrimonious Pacific summit underscores China-US tensions

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea — Pacific Rim leaders at a key Asian summit failed to reach agreement on a joint declaration on world trade for the first time in nearly three decades, highlighting the growing tensions between China and the U.S. The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit’s acrimony also underscored the rivalry between China and … Continue reading PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea | Acrimonious Pacific summit underscores China-US tensions

LONDON | UK taxi rapist must remain in prison, parole board 0073ays

LONDON — A U.K. Parole Board panel has ordered that a serial rapist believed to have attacked more than 100 women must stay in prison. The panel ruled Monday that 61-year-old John Worboys, a former London taxi driver who was convicted in 2009 of raping or sexually assaulting 12 women he picked up as passengers, … Continue reading LONDON | UK taxi rapist must remain in prison, parole board 0073ays

NEW YORK | Tech stock take US indexes lower; oil prices sink again

NEW YORK — Renewed losses for technology companies are taking U.S. stock indexes slightly lower Monday morning. Internet companies are also down, while energy companies are falling along with the price of oil. High-yielding defensive stocks including real estate and utility companies are rising. Nissan’s stock sank after the company accused its chairman of serious … Continue reading NEW YORK | Tech stock take US indexes lower; oil prices sink again

PARADISE, Calif. | The Latest: 1,500 buildings burned by S. California fire

PARADISE, Calif. — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 7:45 a.m. The number of buildings destroyed by Southern California’s huge wildfire has risen to 1,500. Fire officials also report Monday that the count of damaged buildings is now at 341. Firefighters continue to mop up and patrol the 151-square-mile (391-square-kilometer) burn area in … Continue reading PARADISE, Calif. | The Latest: 1,500 buildings burned by S. California fire