National International

Ex-Russian diplomat calls US charges 'fantasies'

Published Feb. 17 2018

Russia's former ambassador to the United States is dismissing detailed allegations of attempted Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election...

13 Russian nationals charged in Mueller investigation

Published Feb. 16 2018

The office of special counsel Robert Mueller says a grand jury has charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities.

International Criminal Court received 1.17 million war crimes claims from Afghans

Published Feb. 16 2018

Since the International Criminal Court began collecting material three months ago for a possible war crimes case involving Afghanistan, it...


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Tense times in U.S.-Turkey relations as officials huddle

Published Feb. 16 2018

The specter of a U.S.-Turkish clash in Syria loomed over Thursday's meeting between the top American diplomat and Turkey's leader...

Hansdotter wins Olympic slalom title; Shiffrin finishes 4th

Published Feb. 16 2018

Frida Hansdotter held off the conservative-skiing Mikaela Shiffrin and the rest of a tightly bunched field to win the Olympic...

Court received 1.17 million war crimes claims from Afghans

Published Feb. 15 2018

Since the International Criminal Court began collecting material three months ago for a possible war crimes case involving Afghanistan, it...

Australian government ministers banned from sex with staff

Published Feb. 15 2018

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Australia's prime minister on Thursday banned government ministers from having sex with staff as his deputy...

French court acquits man accused of hiding Paris attackers

Published Feb. 14 2018

PARIS (AP) - A French court acquitted a man charged with harboring Islamic extremists after they carried out the 2015...

Israel police recommend corruption charges against Netanyahu

Published Feb. 14 2018

Israeli police have recommended that Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on bribery and breach of trust charges in two corruption cases,...

New fronts emerge in Syria as Assad, allies push for victory

Published Feb. 14 2018

As Syrian President Bashar Assad and his allies push toward final victory and the fight against the Islamic State group...

'Deep down': Rivalry between Koreas, Japan transcends sport

Published Feb. 14 2018

As South Korea's national soccer coach prepared to play Japan in a 1954 World Cup qualifier, President Syngman Rhee, who'd...

Prince Henrik, husband of Danish monarch, dies at age 83

Published Feb. 14 2018

Prince Henrik, the French-born husband of Danish monarch Queen Margrethe who publicly vented his frustration at not being the social...


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South African police target business family linked to Zuma

Published Feb. 14 2018

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South African police have raided the residential compound of a business family suspected of using its ties...

U.S. tells anti-ISIS coalition to 'keep eyes on prize'

Published Feb. 13 2018

The Trump administration, increasingly concerned that the 74-strong coalition it cobbled together to destroy the Islamic State group is losing...

Court to rule on ex-South Korean leader's jailed confidante

Published Feb. 12 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A South Korean court is set to deliver a verdict in the case of a...

Asian markets mostly higher after Wall Street gains

Published Feb. 12 2018

Asian markets rose Monday after Wall Street gained following a turbulent week.

Blackout hits northern Puerto Rico following fire, explosion

Published Feb. 11 2018

A blackout hit northern Puerto Rico late Sunday after an explosion set off a big fire at a main power...

Rio kicks off Carnival parade with anti-establishment tone

Published Feb. 11 2018

There are some Brazilians who aren't likely finding much to enjoy in Rio de Janeiro's colorful Carnival parades — the...

Russian airliner crashes moments after takeoff, killing 71

Published Feb. 11 2018

A Russian airliner that had just taken off from the country's second-busiest airport crashed Sunday, killing all 71 people aboard...

The Latest: Israel asks UN to denounce 'Iranian provocation'

Published Feb. 10 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) - The Latest on Israel offensive against Iranian targets in Syria (all times local):

With extraordinary political theater, Winter Olympics begin

Published Feb. 9 2018

In an extraordinary show of unexpected unity, North and South Korea sat side by side Friday night under exploding...

Appeals by 45 Russian athletes against Olympic bans rejected

Published Feb. 9 2018

Russia's desperate attempt to get 45 banned athletes — including several medal favorites — into the Pyeongchang Olympics failed just...

Good grabs, rad rails can lead to halfpipe, slopestyle gold [interactive]

Published Feb. 9 2018

For a woman with an Olympic gold medal sitting at home, Maddie Bowman sure took her share of grief over...