International News | Latest World News, Videos & Photos -ABC News - ABC News

International News

Latest International Headlines

2 hours ago

Italian rescuers search for missing in island landslide

Search teams have pulled the body of a young girl from her family home as they dig through mud for a second day in the search for people still missing after an enormous landslide on the Italian resort island of Ischia
2 hours ago
An aerial view of damaged houses after heavy rainfall triggered landslides that collapsed buildings and left as many as 12 people missing, in Casamicciola, on the southern Italian island of Ischia, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022. Authorities said that the landslide that early Saturday destroyed buildings and swept parked cars into the sea left one person dead and 12 missing. (AP Photo/Salvatore Laporta)
4 hours ago

Railway workers in Austria to strike Monday in pay standoff

Railway workers in Austria are set to hold a one-day strike on Monday after a failed round of talks in pay negotiations
4 hours ago
4 hours ago

Mexican asylum seekers set their sights north — on Canada

There has been a surge in the number of Mexicans seeking asylum in Canada this year
4 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2017 file photo, a Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer informs a migrant couple of the location of a legal border station, shortly before they illegally crossed from Champlain, N.Y., to Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Quebec, using Roxham Road. In the first nine months of 2022, the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada finalized more than 2,700 claims by Mexican asylum seekers. Of those, 1,032 were accepted, 1,256 were rejected; and the remaining 400-plus were either abandoned, withdrawn, or had other outcomes, said Christian Tessier, an IRB spokesperson. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
4 hours ago

Pockets of shelling across Ukraine as wintry warfare looms

Officials say shelling by Russian forces has hit several areas in eastern and southern Ukraine overnight as utility crews continue a scramble to restore power, water and heating from widespread strikes in recent weeks
4 hours ago
A Ukrainian serviceman take a rest on the frontline at an undisclosed location in the Donetsk region, Ukraine, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022. (AP Photo/Roman Chop)
November 27

Pakistan arrests senator over comments about army chief

Colleagues from Azam Khan Swati's political party say federal police in Pakistan have arrested the senator for comments critical of top military officers
November 27
This is a locator map for Pakistan with its capital, Islamabad, and the Kashmir region. (AP Photo)
November 27

AP PHOTOS: Bright shops enliven Congo's dark days

Saturday morning in Goma, the lakeside capital of eastern Congo is as busy as any other day of the week, despite tensions caused by recent fighting between M23 rebels and government forces north of the city. Hundreds of taxi-motorcycles weave through the packed streets of the city on the Rwanda border, as newly arrived Kenyan soldiers make their way to their compound on the outskirts of the city. And on the N2 highway leading north out of town, the many colorful storefronts of hair salons hide interiors full of customers, mostly women who are ready to spend their entire day getting the perfect hairstyles, butterfly or tribal braids, even curly hair twists. If most of the work is performed by women, it seems that all the salons, are owned by men, some as young as 20 years old. At a time of tension and economic uncertainty, the bold names and brightly colored storefronts bring a sense of normalcy to residents who have contended with conflict and natural disasters such as volcanic...
November 27
Jean Claude, 27, poses in front of his hairdressing salon in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, Saturday Nov. 26, 2022.At a time of tension and economic uncertainty, the bold names and brightly colored storefronts bring a sense of normalcy to residents who have contended with conflict and natural disasters such as volcanic eruptions for decades. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
November 27

Kidnappings, looting cited in Ethiopia's Tigray after truce

Eyewitnesses and aid workers say that allies of Ethiopia’s federal military are looting property and carrying out mass detentions in Tigray
November 27
FILE - Medical equipment and files lie damaged and looted by Eritrean soldiers at a hospital which they used as a base, according to witnesses, in Hawzen, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia, on May 7, 2021. Eritrean troops and forces from the Amhara region, who have been fighting on the side of Ethiopia's federal military in the Tigray conflict, have been looting property and carrying out mass detentions in Tigray in Nov. 2022, according to eyewitnesses and aid workers. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
November 27

Hardship and hope: Winter, missile storms show Kyiv's mettle

The hard realities of Ukraine’s capital are that a once comfortably livable city of 3 million people is now becoming a tough place to live
November 27
FILE - People walk through the city center which lost electrical power after yesterday's Russian rocket attack in Kyiv, Ukraine, Nov. 24, 2022. The hard realities of Ukraine’s capital are that a once comfortably livable city of 3 million people is now becoming a tough place to live. But Kyiv has hope, resilience and defiance in abundance. And perhaps more so now than at any time since Russia invaded Ukraine nine months ago. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka, File)
November 27

Kim's daughter appears again, heating up succession debate

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s daughter made a public appearance again, this time with missile scientists and more honorific titles as her father’s “most beloved” or “precious” child
November 27
This undated photo provided on Nov. 27, 2022, by the North Korean government shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, and his daughter, left, posing for a photo, in front of a military truck with what it says a Hwasong-17 intercontinental ballistic missile, at an unidentified location in North Korea. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
November 27

Pakistan's ex-PM Khan says his party to quit all assemblies

Pakistan's former premier Imran Khan says his party will quit all regional and national assemblies
November 27
Pakistan's former Prime Minister and opposition leader Imran Khan, center in seated, addresses to his supporters during a rally, in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022. Khan said Saturday his party was quitting the country's regional and national assemblies, as he made his first public appearance since being wounded in a gun attack earlier this month. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
November 26

Wildlife conference boosts protection for sharks, turtles

Scores of turtles, lizards and frogs are being decimated by the pet trade.
November 26
November 26

Police: Brazil school shooter wore swastika, planned attack

The former student armed with a semiautomatic pistol and a revolver who killed four people in two schools in Brazil had a swastika pinned to his vest and had been planning for two years, police said Saturday
November 26
November 26

Belarus' top diplomat, ally to president, dies at 64

The foreign minister of Belarus has died at the age of 64
November 26
FILE - Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei gestures while speaking during his annual news conference in Kyiv, Belarus, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022. Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei, a close ally of authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko, has died at age 64, the state news agency Belta reported Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022. No cause of death was stated. (AP Photo, File)
November 26

Ukraine works to restore water, power after Russian strikes

Fleeing shelling, civilians have streamed out of the southern Ukrainian city whose recapture they had celebrated just weeks earlier
November 26
A man uses a wheelchair to transport water to a hospital in Kherson, southern Ukraine, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. A barrage of missiles struck the recently liberated city of Kherson for the second day Friday in a marked escalation of attacks since Russia withdrew from the city two weeks ago following an eight-month occupation. The violence is compounding what's become a dire humanitarian crisis. As Russians retreated, they destroyed key infrastructure, leaving people with little water and electricity. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
November 26

Ble Goude returns to Ivory Coast after 11 years in exile

Ivory Coast's former youth minister Charles Ble Goude has returned to his home country after more than a decade in exile
November 26
Ivory Coast's former youth minister Charles Ble Goude is cheered by supporters upon his return to Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Saturday Nov. 26, 2022, after more than a decade in exile. Ble Goude was acquitted of charges linked to the violence that erupted after the disputed 2010 election when then President Laurent Gbagbo refused to concede. ( AP Photo/ Diomande Bleblonde)
November 26

1 dead, up to 12 missing in landslide on Italian island

Heavy rainfall has triggered a massive landslide on the southern Italian resort island of Ischia
November 26
Rescuers stand next to a bus carried away after heavy rainfall triggered landslides that collapsed buildings and left as many as 12 people missing, in Casamicciola, on the southern Italian island of Ischia, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022. Firefighters are working on rescue efforts as reinforcements are being sent from nearby Naples, but are encountering difficulties in reaching the island either by motorboat or helicopter due to the weather. (AP Photo/Salvatore Laporta)
November 26

Hospital: 2nd Israeli, wounded in Jerusalem blasts, dies

Two people have died in explosions that Israeli police blamed on Palestinians.
November 26
November 26

Noted Russian nationalist says army has too few doctors

He said it in a meeting with mothers of soldiers mobilized in Ukraine.
November 26
November 26

Syrian Kurds say they have stopped operations against IS

The commander of the main U.S.-backed Kurdish-led force in Syria says they have stopped their operations against the Islamic State group due to Turkish attacks on northern Syria over the past week
November 26
Syrian Kurds attend a funeral of people killed in Turkish airstrikes in the village of Al Malikiyah , northern Syria, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. The airstrikes, which Turkey said were aimed at Kurdish militants whom Ankara blamed for a deadly Nov. 13 bombing in Istanbul, also struck several Syrian army positions in three different provinces along the border with Turkey. (AP Photo/Baderkhan Ahmad)
November 26

Taiwan president resigns as party leader after election loss

President Tsai resigned as head of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party.
November 26
Local residents line up to cast their ballots at a polling station in New Taipei City, Taiwan, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022. Voters headed to the polls across Taiwan in a closely watched local election Saturday that will determine the strength of the island's major political parties ahead of the 2024 presidential election. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
November 26

Military says its forces killed 9 insurgents in SW Pakistan

The military says Pakistani security forces have shot and killed nine alleged insurgents in a raid on their hideout in southwestern Baluchistan province
November 26
This is a locator map for Pakistan with its capital, Islamabad, and the Kashmir region. (AP Photo)
November 26

Iran leader praises force tasked with quashing protests

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in a televised address has praised paramilitary volunteers tasked with quashing dissent
November 26
In this picture released by the official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks during a meeting with a group of Basij paramilitary force in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022. Iran's supreme leader praised paramilitary volunteers tasked with quashing dissent on Saturday in a televised address as dozens of eye doctors warned that a rising number of demonstrators have been blinded by security forces during anti-government protests. The Basij have taken a leading role in clamping down on demonstrations that began Sept. 17, ignited by the death of a young woman while in the custody of Iran's morality police. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP)
November 26

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen resigns as head of ruling Democratic Progressive Party following local election losses

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen resigns as head of ruling Democratic Progressive Party following local election losses
November 26
November 26

German government seeks to ease rules for naturalization

Germany’s socially liberal government is moving ahead with plans to ease the rules for obtaining citizenship in the European Union’s most populous country, a drive that is being assailed by the conservative opposition
November 26
Nancy Faeser, Federal Minister of the Interior and Home Affairs talks to members of the press in Emden, Germany, Saturday Nov. 26, 2022. Germany's socially liberal government is moving ahead with plans to ease the rules for obtaining citizenship in the European Union's most populous country, a drive that is being assailed by the conservative opposition. (Lars Klemmer/dpa via AP)
November 26

Italy's interior minister says no deaths confirmed after landslide on island of Ischia; vice premier earlier said 8 dead

Italy's interior minister says no deaths confirmed after landslide on island of Ischia; vice premier earlier said 8 dead
November 26
November 26

Wildlife conference boosts protection for sharks, turtles

Scores of turtles, lizards and frogs are being decimated by the pet trade.
November 26
FILE - A hippo floats in the lagoon at Hacienda Napoles Park, once the private estate of drug kingpin Pablo Escobar who decades ago imported three female hippos and one male in Puerto Triunfo, Colombia, Feb. 16, 2022. An international conference on trade in endangered species ended Friday, Nov. 25, in Panama, with protections established for over 500 species. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara, File)
November 26

Italian vice-premier: At least 8 dead following storm-driven landslide on southern island of Ischia

Italian vice-premier: At least 8 dead following storm-driven landslide on southern island of Ischia
November 26
November 26

'Psychic' animals are predicting the World Cup winner

Taiyo the Otter was praised for predicting Japan's recent win.
November 26
Qatari Pandas choose England to win the World Cup game on Nov. 25, 2022.
November 26

10 killed in apartment fire in northwest China's Xinjiang

Authorities say a fire in an apartment building in northwestern China’s Xinjiang region has left 10 people dead and nine injured
November 26
In this image taken from video, firefighters spray water on a fire at a residential building in Urumqi in western China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. A fire in an apartment building in northwestern China's Xinjiang region has killed several people and injured others, authorities said Friday, in the second major fire accident in the country this week. (AP Photo)
November 26

Far-right Ben-Gvir to be Israel's national security minister

Extremist politician Itamar Ben-Gvir will become Israel’s next minister of national security
November 26
Israeli far-right lawmaker Itamar Ben-Gvir arrives at the scene of an explosion at a bus stop in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. Two blasts went off near bus stops in Jerusalem on Wednesday, injuring a dozen of people in what police said were suspected attacks by Palestinians. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)
November 25

China's Xi pledges support for Cuba on 'core interests'

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Cuban counterpart have pledged mutual support over their fellow communist states' “core interests.”
November 25
In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping stand during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Cuban counterpart pledged mutual support over their fellow communist states' "core interests" Friday at a meeting further hailing a return to face-to-face diplomacy by Beijing. (Ding Lin/Xinhua via AP)
November 25

China's Xi pledges support for Cuba on 'core interests'

Chinese Pres. Xi Jinping and his Cuban counterpart have pledged mutual support.
November 25
FILE - China's President Xi Jinping arrives to attend the APEC Economic Leaders Meeting during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, APEC summit, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, in Bangkok, Thailand. Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Cuban counterpart pledged mutual support over their fellow communist states' "core interests" Friday, Nov. 25, 2022 at a meeting further hailing a return to face-to-face diplomacy by Beijing. (Jack Taylor/Pool Photo via AP, File)
November 25

Head of Haiti's police academy killed at training facility

Haitian police say the director of the National Police Academy, Harington Rigaud, was shot and killed at the doors of a police academy in a gang-controlled neighborhood in the country’s capital of Port-au-Prince
November 25
November 25

Prime minister: Coup thwarted in Sao Tome and Principe

Authorities in the island nation of Sao Tome and Principe say four men are dead and two other detained following an attack on the country's military barracks
November 25
November 25

Taiwan votes on lower voting age, mayors, city councils

Voters are headed to the polls across Taiwan in a closely watched local election that will determine the strength of the island’s major political parties ahead of the 2024 presidential election
November 25
A supporter wears a mask patterned with the Taiwan national flag and slogan reading "Taiwan is awesome" during an election campaign in Taipei, Taiwan, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Taiwan will hold local elections on November 26. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
November 25

Taiwan to vote on lower voting age, mayors, city councils

Voters are headed to the polls across Taiwan in a closely watched local election that will determine the strength of the island’s major political parties ahead of the 2024 presidential election
November 25
A supporter wears a mask patterned with the Taiwan national flag and slogan reading "Taiwan is awesome" during an election campaign in Taipei, Taiwan, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Taiwan will hold local elections on November 26. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
November 25

Honduras declares state of emergency against gang crime

Honduras became the second country in Central America to declare a state of emergency against gang crimes like extortion
November 25
FILE - Honduras' President Xiomara Castro addresses the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, Sept. 20, 2022. Honduras became the second country in Central America to declare a state of emergency to fight gang crimes like extortion. Late Thursday, Nov. 24, Castro proposed a measure to limit constitutional rights so as to round up gang members. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, File)
November 25

Mexico's domestic airline industry in shambles

Mexico’s domestic airline industry is in shambles, plagued by safety problems, a downgrade of Mexico’s safety rating, and vandalism
November 25
FILE - Passenger planes land at Benito Juárez International Airport in Mexico City, May 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, Fille)
November 25

Shootings at 2 Brazil schools leave 3 dead, 11 wounded

Authorities say a former student fatally shot three people and wounded 13 in two schools in southeastern Brazil
November 25
November 25

Brazilian protests intensify; Bolsonaro stays silent

For more than three weeks, supporters of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro have blocked roads and camped outside military buildings across the nation
November 25
November 25

Germany, France pledge mutual support to avert energy crunch

Germany and France have pledged to provide each other mutual support in preventing a possible energy crisis after supplies from Russia dried up amid the war in Ukraine
November 25
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, right, and the Prime Minister of France, Elisabeth Borne, left, shake hands after a meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
November 25

E. Congo on edge to see if M23 rebel cease-fire takes effect

Residents in eastern Congo are waiting to see whether a cease-fire would take effect as planned after weeks of fighting between government forces and a shadowy rebel group
November 25
People displaced by the fighting between M23 rebels and FARDC government forces gather North of Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo Friday Nov. 25, 2022. Leaders called for a cease-fire to take effect later this week in eastern Congo following a summit in Angola on Wednesday that included Congo's president and Rwanda's foreign minister but not the M23 rebels whose rapid advance has sharply escalated tensions between the two countries. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
November 25

E. Congo on edge to see if M23 rebel cease-fire takes effect

Residents in eastern Congo are waiting to see whether a cease-fire would take effect as planned after weeks of fighting between government forces and a shadowy rebel group
November 25
People displaced by the fighting between M23 rebels and FARDC government forces gather North of Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo Friday Nov. 25, 2022. Leaders called for a cease-fire to take effect later this week in eastern Congo following a summit in Angola on Wednesday that included Congo's president and Rwanda's foreign minister but not the M23 rebels whose rapid advance has sharply escalated tensions between the two countries. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
November 25

10 killed in apartment fire in northwest China's Xinjiang

Authorities say a fire in an apartment building in northwestern China’s Xinjiang region has left 10 people dead and nine injured
November 25
In this image taken from video, firefighters spray water on a fire at a residential building in Urumqi in western China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. A fire in an apartment building in northwestern China's Xinjiang region has killed several people and injured others, authorities said Friday, in the second major fire accident in the country this week. (AP Photo)
November 25

US official urges 'de-escalation' as Turkey strikes Syria

A U.S. official currently in Syria is calling for an “immediate de-escalation” following days of deadly airstrikes and shelling along the Syria-Turkey border
November 25
In this photo released by Turkey's defense ministry, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, right, and top army commanders work at the Air Force command center, in Ankara, Turkey, early Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Turkey launched airstrikes over northern regions of Syria and Iraq, the Turkish Defense Ministry said Sunday, targeting Kurdish groups that Ankara holds responsible for last week's bomb attack in Istanbul. (Turkish Defense Ministry via AP)
November 25

EU weighs plans to impose rules on NGO migrant rescue ships

European Union interior ministers have weighed proposals to ease tensions between France and Italy over migrants arriving without authorization
November 25
Ylva Johansson, EU Commissioner for Home Affairs, left, listens during a debate on asylum and migration including search and rescue, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022 at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
November 25

Turkish police detain protesters at anti-violence rally

Turkish police have broken up a rally calling for an end to violence against women and for Turkey’s return to a treaty aimed at protecting them, detaining dozens of people
November 25
November 25

Mexico says it will host US, Canadian leaders in January

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says he will host meetings with U.S. President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Mexico City early next year
November 25
November 25

EU, US edging toward trade spat when both want unity instead

The European Union and the United States are treading precariously close to a major trans-Atlantic trade dispute at a time when the two Western giants want to show unity in the face of challenges from Russia and China
November 25
Czech Energy Minister Jozef Sikela rings the bell to announce the beginning of a meeting of EU energy ministers at an extraordinary energy council in Brussels, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
November 25

Russia rains missiles on recaptured Ukrainian city

A marked escalation of attacks since Russia withdrew from the city.
November 25
Lilia Kristenko, 38, cries as city responders collect the dead body of her mother Natalia Kristenko in Kherson, southern Ukraine, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. Natalia Kristenko's dead body lay covered in a blanket in the doorway of her apartment building for hours overnight. The 62-year-old woman had walked outside her home with her husband Thursday evening after drinking tea when the building was struck. Kristenko was killed instantly from a wound to the head. Her husband died hours later in the hospital from internal bleeding. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)