Articles by Associated Press

Rape, Abuses In Palm Oil Fields Linked To Top Beauty Brands

These are the invisible women of the palm oil industry, among the millions of daughters, mothers and grandmothers who toil on vast plantations across Indonesia and neighboring Malaysia, which together produce 85 percent of the world’s most versatile vegetable oil.

International Court Approves Afghanistan Investigation

International Criminal Court authorized investigation of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by Afghan government forces, the Taliban, American troops and U.S. foreign intelligence operatives.

As India Counts Dead, Brutality Of Hindu-Muslim Riot Emerges

Almost a week after the clashes between Hindus and Muslims began, a clearer picture of the horrors inflicted during New Delhi’s worst communal riots in decades has begun to emerge.

Nine Dead In Turkey As 5.7 Earthquake Strikes Western Iran

Nine people were killed in eastern Turkey by a magnitude 5.7 earthquake early Sunday morning, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said.

Muslim Candidates Run For Office In Record Numbers

Muslim Americans spurred to action by the anti-Muslim policies and rhetoric of Donald Trump are running for elected offices in record numbers.

Russia and Syria blame Israel for overnight Syrian airstrikes

Syria and Russia, blamed Israel for airstrikes on a Syrian air base.

US-Led Coalition Carried Out Air Strikes in Syria

A US-led coalition carried out air and artillery strikes against pro-regime forces in Syria, killing an estimated dozens of people.

Pentagon: About 2,000 US Troops In Syria

There are about 2,000 U.S. troops in Syria. That is four times as many as officials had publicly acknowledged as recently as last month.