UK air force Red Arrows jet in 'incident' at air base

UK air force Red Arrows jet in 'incident' at air base

LONDON –  Britain’s Royal Air Force says there has been an incident involving a Hawk jet at a base in north Wales, and the ambulance service says a plane has crashed. The Hawk is the type used by the Red Arrows, the air force’s aerobatic display team....
The Latest: Aid groups: Migrants stranded by EU-Turkey deal

The Latest: Aid groups: Migrants stranded by EU-Turkey deal

BRUSSELS –  The Latest on migrant issues facing Europe (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Rights groups have slammed a two-year deal between the European Union and Turkey that has left thousands of migrants and refugees stranded in increasingly precarious conditions on...

Father: Jailed Palestinian teen protester in good spirits

RAMALLAH, West Bank –  The father of Palestinian teenage protest leader Ahed Tamimi says he has visited his daughter and wife in an Israeli prison for the first time since they were both arrested in December. Bassem Tamimi says he spoke to his wife and daughter for...

Pope to perform Holy Thursday foot-wash rite at Rome prison

VATICAN CITY –  Pope Francis will wash the feet of 12 inmates at Rome’s central prison during a Holy Week ritual meant to show his willingness to serve others. The Vatican said Tuesday that Francis will meet March 29 with inmates at the Regina Coeli prison,...

Greece awaits response on Macedonia name dispute proposals

ATHENS, Greece –  The Greek government says it has sent its proposals for the resolution of its dispute with neighboring Macedonia over the former Yugoslav republic’s name, and is awaiting a response. The two countries have been at odds for a quarter century...