National International

Pakistan releases U.S.-wanted militant suspect on court order

Published Nov. 24 2017

Pakistani authorities acting on a court order released a U.S.-wanted militant Friday who allegedly founded a banned group linked to...

8 thought to be North Korean fishermen wash ashore in Japan

Published Nov. 24 2017

TOKYO (AP) - Japanese authorities are investigating eight men found on Japan's northern coast who say they are from North...

U.S. declares 'ethnic cleansing' against Rohingya in Myanmar

Published Nov. 23 2017

The United States declared the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to be "ethnic cleansing" on Wednesday, threatening penalties...


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Sound heard in Argentine sub search was likely 'explosion'

Published Nov. 23 2017

An apparent explosion occurred near the time and place an Argentine submarine went missing, the country's navy reported Thursday, prompting...

Ships, aircraft search for 3 U.S. sailors missing in crash

Published Nov. 23 2017

U.S. and Japanese ships and aircraft searched in the Philippine Sea on Thursday for three sailors missing since a U.S....

Lofty Thanksgiving: Astronauts feasting on pouches of turkey

Published Nov. 23 2017

Astronauts at the International Space Station will feast today on pouches of Thanksgiving turkey.

Zimbabwe's incoming leader returns home to cheers

Published Nov. 22 2017

Poised to become Zimbabwe's next president, a former confidant of ousted leader Robert Mugabe on Wednesday promised "a new, unfolding...

UPDATE: U.S. Navy aircraft crashes in Pacific

Published Nov. 22 2017

Japan's defense minister says eight of the crew and passengers on a plane that crashed while en route to the...

Zimbabwe poised to swear in new president, Mnangagwa

Published Nov. 22 2017

Zimbabwe's recently fired vice president was set to return as early as Wednesday to be sworn in as the country's...

Cold War drama caught on video as North Korean soldier escapes

Published Nov. 22 2017

It's 3:11 p.m. on a cold, grey day on the North Korean side of the most heavily armed border in...

The Latest: Lebanese PM returns home after shock resignation

Published Nov. 21 2017

BEIRUT (AP) - The latest on the crisis following Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri's shock resignation while in Saudi Arabia...

U.S. announcing new North Korea sanctions after terror designation

Published Nov. 21 2017

The Trump administration is due to announce new sanctions on North Korea on Tuesday after declaring it a state sponsor...


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Syria's Assad travels to Russia, meets with Putin

Published Nov. 21 2017

Russia is about to end its military operation in Syria that tipped the scales in the devastating war in favor...

U.S. ending temporary permits for almost 60,000 Haitians

Published Nov. 20 2017

The Trump administration said Monday it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from...

Myanmar leader Suu Kyi blames world conflicts partly on illegal immigration

Published Nov. 20 2017

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said the world is facing instability and conflict in part because illegal immigration spreads...

Zimbabweans, baffled by Mugabe, worry about nation's fate

Published Nov. 20 2017

Zimbabweans are worried about their country's fate after the increasingly isolated President Robert Mugabe did not resign in a televised...

German government talks collapse; Merkel seeks to reassure

Published Nov. 19 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged early Monday to maintain stability after the Free Democratic Party pulled out of talks on...

Trump delays new policy on importing elephant parts

Published Nov. 17 2017

President Donald Trump said Friday he's delaying a new policy allowing the body parts of African elephants shot for sport...

U.S. puts Palestinians on notice: D.C. office may be shuttered

Published Nov. 17 2017

The Trump administration put the Palestinians on notice Friday that it will shutter their office in Washington unless they've entered...

Russia again vetoes extension of chemical experts in Syria

Published Nov. 17 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Russia has vetoed a U.N. resolution that would extend for 30 days the mandate of the...

Zimbabwe military says progress in talks for President Robert Mugabe's exit

Published Nov. 17 2017

Zimbabwe's military said Friday it was making "significant progress" in talks with President Robert Mugabe for his departure while it...

EU leaders warn broadening of Brexit talks could be in doubt

Published Nov. 17 2017

GOTEBORG, Sweden (AP) - European Union leaders warned Britain Friday that it must do much more to convince them that...

Global hit 'Despacito' dominates Latin Grammys with 4 awards

Published Nov. 17 2017

The global hit "Despacito" was the big winner at Thursday's Latin Grammy Awards, making good on all four of its...