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05/27/2019

Myanmar Soldiers Jailed for Killing Rohingya Served Less Time in Prison Than the Journalists Who Exposed Them Seven Myanmar soldiers who were jailed for killing 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys were released early, ultimately serving less time than two journali...
08:00, 05/27/2019

North Korea calls Bolton 'war monger' over missile comment North Korea has called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a "war monger" and "defective human product" after he called the North's recent test...
07:32, 05/27/2019

Iraq offers to mediate between US, Iran amid ongoing tensions Iraq offered to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran's nuc...
07:32, 05/27/2019

AP Analysis: Pro-Bolsonaro demos in Brazil show gov't risks Not even five months into his four-year term, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is struggling so much to push forward with his agenda despite a big e...
07:32, 05/27/2019

Anthony Albanese set to become Australia's opposition leader Veteran Sydney lawmaker Anthony Albanese will become Australia's new opposition leader this week, after being made head of the Labor Party on Monday....
07:32, 05/27/2019

Pakistan arrests 3 suspects in 2 raids on militant hideouts Pakistan's provincial counter-terrorism department says security forces have arrested three suspected militants in two separate raids in eastern Punja...
07:32, 05/27/2019

Melania Trump enjoys nature-themed Japan cultural experience First lady Melania Trump has had a nature-oriented Japanese cultural experience at Akasaka Palace, where she learned that bamboo trunks can create mus...
07:32, 05/27/2019

North Korea calls Bolton ‘war monger’ over missile comment North Korea has called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a “war monger” and “defective human product” after he called a series of short-range...
06:48, 05/27/2019

Europe at crossroads as far right makes big gains in vote The traditional centrist leaders of Europe have been assailed from the nationalist, anti-immigration far-right and the environmental activist left in ...
06:48, 05/27/2019

Mexico auctions seized vehicles outside presidential mansion A branch of Mexico’s Finance Ministry in charge of selling property seized from purported drug dealers and tax cheats auctioned off dozens of armored ...
06:48, 05/27/2019

Nepal on high alert for general strike after explosions Security forces in Nepal are on high alert amid a general strike called by an outlawed communist group suspected in a series of explosions that killed...
06:48, 05/27/2019

European Union Elections Split the Center as Far-Right and Greens Both Gain Ground (BRUSSELS) — The European Union’s traditional center splintered in the hardest-fought European Parliament elections in decades, with the f...
06:00, 05/27/2019

Expect a US-Japan trade deal in 6 to 9 months, says former USTR official The U.S. and Japan will likely reach a trade settlement in the next six to nine months that will "give each side something to claim credit for," says ...
05:00, 05/27/2019

Trump meets Japanese emperor on state visit overshadowed by trade U.S. President Donald Trump met new Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako on Monday in the ceremonial highlight of a state visit overshadowed b...
04:00, 05/27/2019

Nigel Farage’s Populist Brexit Party Wins Big in European Parliament Elections The party’s strong performance humiliated Britain’s governing Conservatives, whose leader, Prime Minister Theresa May, on Friday announced her resigna...
04:00, 05/27/2019

Marine Le Pen's National Rally party wins France elections for European Parliament, Greens surge in Germany: polls Europe's longtime political center appeared to shrink Sunday as exit polls and early results from the hardest-fought European Parliament elections in ...
03:48, 05/27/2019

French police hunt man who planted explosive device in Lyon, release surveillance photos French police said they were hunting for the man accused of leaving a paper bag containing a device that exploded in the city of Lyon on Friday, wound...
03:48, 05/27/2019

President Trump Becomes the First World Leader to Meet Japan’s New Emperor (TOKYO) — President Donald Trump got the red carpet treatment Monday at Japan’s Imperial Palace where he made history, becoming the first ...
03:48, 05/27/2019

Thailand’s Influential Ex-Prime Minister Prem Tinsulanonda Has Died at 98 (BANGKOK) — Prem Tinsulanonda, who as an army commander, prime minister and adviser to the royal palace was one of Thailand’s most influen...
03:48, 05/27/2019

Fighting among inmates at Brazil prison kills at least 15 Brazilian officials say fighting erupted among inmates at a prison in the northern state of Amazonas and at least 15 people died before the riot was b...
03:32, 05/27/2019

Brexit Party wins, Conservatives bashed in UK’s EU voting Britain’s governing Conservative Party is facing near-wipeout in an election to the European Parliament, as voters sick of the country’s Brexit deadlo...
03:32, 05/27/2019

Trump is first head of state to meet Japan’s new emperor President Donald Trump is getting the red carpet treatment at Japan’s Imperial Palace where he’s making history, becoming the first world leader to me...
03:32, 05/27/2019

The Latest: Trump meets Japan’s Emperor Naruhito Trump and Japan’s Emperor Naruhito walked along a red carpet in the courtyard of the Imperial Palace after meeting on Monday amid pomp and pageantry....
03:32, 05/27/2019

The Latest: Salvini says populists will control 150 EU seats The leader of Italy’s right-wing League Party, Matteo Salvini, calculates that populist and nationalist parties will control at least 150 seats in the...
03:32, 05/27/2019

‘It Was Like a Zoo:’ Death on an Unruly, Overcrowded Everest This has been one of the deadliest climbing seasons on the world’s highest peak. Veteran climbers blame increased permits for climbers, including many...
03:00, 05/27/2019

These cars aren't coming back in 2020. Here are the ones we'll miss — or not The last couple of years have been tough for the car market. Ford famously announced it would stop making all cars except the iconic Mustang. GM annou...
02:32, 05/27/2019

Asia markets mixed; Trump is in Japan for a state visit Stocks in Asia were were mixed in Monday morning trade as investors watched for developments from U.S. President Donald Trump's state visit to Ja...
02:32, 05/27/2019

Brazil: Prison riot in Amazonas state leaves at least 8 dead Authorities in Brazil say fighting erupted among inmates at a prison in the northern state of Amazonas, and at least eight people died before the riot...
02:16, 05/27/2019

Backers of embattled Bolsonaro take to streets in Brazil Thousands have gathered in cities across Brazil to show support for President Jair Bolsonaro, who faces an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a ...
02:00, 05/27/2019

Greek Leader Calls for Surprise Early Elections Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unexpectedly called snap national elections Sunday night after his left-wing Syriza party suffered a heavy defeat ...
01:48, 05/27/2019

Ireland's main parties hold steady as Sinn Fein slumps in local vote Ireland's two largest parties held their own in local elections on Sunday in a bad day for left-wing Sinn Fein, whose political ascent in the republic...
01:48, 05/27/2019

In Britain, Farage's Brexit Party storms to EU election victory Nigel Farage's Brexit Party was set to storm to victory in a European election, riding a wave of anger at the failure of Prime Minister Theresa May to...
01:48, 05/27/2019

Greens seek to leverage EU wins to push climate agenda Surfing a global wave of climate activism to their strongest showing yet in European Union elections, Europe's Greens on Sunday readied to press their...
01:48, 05/27/2019

Austria's Kurz triumphs with vote, opposition still calls for his head Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz strengthened his hand in his fight to save his job as his conservative party came far ahead of rivals in Sunday's E...
01:48, 05/27/2019

Italy's Salvini says nothing should change in government after EU vote Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday nothing should change in the coalition government after his League party overtook its partner, the...
01:48, 05/27/2019

Trump watches 'incredible' sumo wrestling in Japan U.S. President Donald Trump, on a four-day visit to Japan, spent what he said was "an incredible evening" watching the Japanese national sport of sumo...
01:48, 05/27/2019

Factbox: A United Kingdom divided over Brexit - early results of the EU election Nigel Farage's Brexit Party was set to sweep to victory in the European election, with both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposit...
01:48, 05/27/2019

Brazilians demonstrate to pressure Congress to approve Bolsonaro's reforms Brazilians gathered in cities on Sunday to show their support for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and to protest against lawmakers whom they see as...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Nigel Farage says Brexit Party on course for big EU election win Britain's Brexit Party is on course for a big win in the country's European Parliament elections, leader Nigel Farage said on Sunday ahead of the rele...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Italy's ruling League tops EU vote as 5-Star loses ground: exit polls The far-right League emerged as Italy's largest party in Sunday's European parliamentary election, overtaking its coalition partner the 5-Star Movemen...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Highlights: Europe votes for EU parliament Following are early predictions of the results of the election to the European Parliament based on exit polls. Over 400 million people can vote in 28 ...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Austrian Social Democrats say they will vote against Kurz in parliament Austria's opposition Social Democrats will submit a parliamentary motion of no-confidence on Monday against Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his governme...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Greek PM calls snap vote after drubbing for ruling Syriza Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called snap national elections after suffering a heavy defeat by the opposition conservatives in European Parliame...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Polish nationalists win EU vote, set stage for national ballot: exit poll Poland's ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) came out narrowly ahead in Sunday's European Parliament vote, seen as test of the party's nationalist, eur...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Hungary's Fidesz wins 52% of vote; Orban vows to halt immigration Hungary's ruling right-wing Fidesz party won 52.14% of votes in the European parliamentary election on Sunday on a hardline anti-immigration platform,...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Health minister Hancock says general election before Brexit bad for UK and party: The Times A general election before Brexit would be bad for the UK and catastrophic for the ruling Conservative party, British health minister Matt Hancock told...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Race to succeed UK PM May centers on 'no deal' Brexit battle The prospect of a "no deal" Brexit was fast becoming the central battle of the race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday, as enviro...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party in the lead in EU election in Britain Nigel Farage's Brexit Party was set to storm to victory in a European election, riding a wave of anger at the failure of Prime Minister Theresa May to...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Factbox: EU vote - the domestic fall-out across Europe European Parliament elections not only determine the make-up of the next EU assembly and help decide who ends up running top European institutions but...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Centre-right lead EU candidate calls for broad coalition The centre-right German candidate to head the next European Union's executive called for a broad alliance of pro-EU forces among socialists, liberals ...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Spain's Socialists win EU, local ballots in boost for Sanchez Pedro Sanchez's Socialists on Sunday won their second set of elections in a month, boosting their ambition to form a government at home in Spain and t...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Italy's League should now set government priorities: League parliamentary leader Italy's far-right League should decide the government's priorities if EU election results confirm it has overtaken its coalition partner the 5-Star Mo...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Venezuela's opposition leader Guaido plays down prospects for Oslo mediation Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Sunday played down the prospects for success at a new round of mediation with the government to be hosted ...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Center-left EU lead candidate rules out coalition with far-right The center-left candidate to head the next European Union's executive on Sunday ruled out building a coalition with far-right forces, calling for a "p...
01:00, 05/27/2019

EU's Vestager eyes top job, breaking centre-right hold on power The European Union's top competition official, Margrethe Vestager, called on Sunday night for an end to the centre-right's hold on power in the bloc a...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Fragmented parliament complicates EU leadership contest The job of picking the five names that will hold the European Union's top jobs and help shape its future just got a lot more difficult after EU assemb...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Pro-Europe vote fragments but limits nationalist gains in EU election Parties committed to strengthening the European Union held on to two-thirds of seats in the EU parliament, official projections from the bloc's electi...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Thousands March to Support Brazilian President Bolsonaro Amid Widespread Criticism of Him (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Thousands gathered in cities across Brazil on Sunday to show support for President Jair Bolsonaro, who faces an uncooperative...
00:16, 05/27/2019

German Official Says He ‘Cannot Recommend’ Jews Wear Head Coverings in Some Parts of the Country (BERLIN) — Israel’s president said Sunday he is shocked by a German official’s comment that he wouldn’t advise Jews to wear sk...
00:16, 05/27/2019

At Least 30 Dead, 200 Missing After Boat Sinks in Western Congo, Authorities Say (KINSHASA, Congo) — Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 people are dead and another 200 are missing after a boat sank on a lake. Simon ...
00:16, 05/27/2019

Donald Trump's day with Shinzo Abe: Golf, sumo wrestling, three meals, diplomacy President Donald Trump spent an enjoyable day in Japan with Prime Minister Sinzo Abe -- a round of golf, a sumo wrestling match, meals of breakfast, h...
22:48, 05/26/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu invites leaders for coalition talks to avoid 'unnecessary elections' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invited other party leaders to meet with him Sunday as he attempts to form a coalition government and avoid ...
22:48, 05/26/2019

| Far-right breakthrough amid big turnout in EU vote French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has won her symbolic duel with President Emmanuel Macron as Eurosceptic forces made strong gains in the EU parli...
22:32, 05/26/2019

‘They Came to Kill.’ Almost 5 Die Daily at Hands of Rio Police. Police operations left 558 Rio de Janeiro residents dead during the first four months of the year — the highest number since the state began keeping r...
21:48, 05/26/2019

Rare All-White Albino Panda Caught On Camera In China A rare all-white panda has been caught on camera at a nature reserve in southwest China, showing albinism exists among wild pandas in the region, stat...
20:48, 05/26/2019

Trade Beef Aside, Trump And Shinzo Abe Bond Over Burgers, Sumo And Golf U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday played golf with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and presented a trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament, t...
20:48, 05/26/2019

Europe’s voters elect new parliament amid rising nationalism From Germany and France to Cyprus and Estonia, voters from 21 nations are going to the polls in the final day of a crucial European Parliament electio...
20:32, 05/26/2019

Belgium’s national election split along linguistic lines Partial results in Belgium’s national election show huge gains for a far-right party in a northern region, and the Greens have seen a surge in support...
20:32, 05/26/2019

‘El Chapo’ made an unusual prison request. Authorities fear it’s another ploy to escape. The lawyer for Joaquín Guzmán, better-known as El Chapo, has asked the judge to intervene in "cruel and unusual" prison conditions. Prosecutors think ...
20:32, 05/26/2019

This video-game titan wants to ride into history — with a lance and bespoke armor British multimillionaire Jason Kingsley aims to reimagine the heavy cavalry charges, the archery assaults, and the mud and blood, the dysentery and te...
20:32, 05/26/2019

India's Opposition Faces Up to Modi's Dominating Victory After suffering a landslide victory by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party, two of India’s leading opposition figures offered their resignations. Tho...
20:32, 05/26/2019

European Voters Look Set to Give Stronger Voice to Skeptics, Greens Voters in the European Union are expected to shake up the political establishment in elections for the bloc’s parliament Sunday, ushering in a period ...
20:32, 05/26/2019

President Donald Trump in Japan for state visit U.S President Donald Trump arrived for a four-day state visit to Japan, the first official visit of the Reiwa era.       &#...
20:32, 05/26/2019

Germany's Social Democrats head for a pasting in Bremen vote The Social Democrats, Germany's main center-left party, appears headed for its worst-ever result in a state election in Bremen, which it has run for 7...
20:00, 05/26/2019

Belgium's national election split along linguistic lines Estimates based on partial results in Belgium's national election show huge gains for a far-right party in a northern region, and the Greens have seen...
20:00, 05/26/2019

Magnitude 8 Earthquake Strikes Amazon Jungle in Peru (LIMA, Peru) — A powerful magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck the Amazon jungle in north-central Peru early Sunday, the U.S. Geological survey repor...
17:32, 05/26/2019

President Trump, in Japan, Says North Korea Missile Launch ‘Disturbed Some of My People… but Not Me’ (TOKYO) — Seemingly contradicting his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday played down North Korea’s recent missile...
17:32, 05/26/2019

Sudan's leading opposition party rejects strike call A leading Sudanese opposition party says it is refusing a call by protest leaders for a two-day general strike, in a sign of divisions within the pro-...
16:32, 05/26/2019

German official warns Jews against wearing skullcaps in public amid spike in anti-Semitism The top official against anti-Semitism in Germany warned the country's Jewish community on Saturday to avoid wearing the traditional skullcap in publi...
16:32, 05/26/2019

| Netanyahu says coalition deal still possible as talk of new polls mounts Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he believed a deal to form a new coalition government remained possible only days ahead of the d...
16:16, 05/26/2019

German Jews told not to wear kippahs in public German Jews have been warned by a leading government official not to wear traditional kippahs in all public settings following a rise in anti-Semitic ...
16:00, 05/26/2019

Ireland Votes Overwhelmingly to Ease Divorce Restrictions With the change approved by 82 percent of voters, the country is taking another step toward liberalizing a Constitution dominated by the teachings of ...
14:00, 05/26/2019

2 Libyan reporters taken by commander Hifter's forces freed The U.N. mission in Libya says two local TV reporters detained by forces loyal to a commander who is on the offensive to capture the country's capital...
14:00, 05/26/2019

Pakistan: Pashtun group attacks security post, wounding 5 Pakistani military says supporters of a local, minority Pashtun group attacked a security post in the country's northwest near the Afghan border, woun...
14:00, 05/26/2019

Israeli president shocked by German skullcap comment Israel’s president says he’s shocked by a German official’s comment that he wouldn’t advise Jews to wear skullcaps in parts of the country, which is d...
13:48, 05/26/2019

Former Thai Prime Minister Prem Tinsulanonda dies at 98 Prem Tinsulanonda, who as army commander, prime minister and adviser to the royal palace was one of Thailand’s most influential political figures over...
13:48, 05/26/2019

Prisoners end hunger strike for Kurdish leader in Turkey A Kurdish politician has announced the end of a hunger strike by prisoners demanding improved conditions for Abdullah Ocalan, the imprisoned leader of...
13:48, 05/26/2019

Peter O’Neill Resigns as Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Mr. O’Neill’s departure after almost eight years in power comes at a sensitive moment, with China and the West fighting for influence across the regio...
13:16, 05/26/2019

Forget Trump, Will Have Tea At 10 Downing Street: Huawei CEO In a strong signal to US President Donald Trump, who is urging European allies to put pressure on or even block Huawei, the Chinese conglomerate's Fou...
12:16, 05/26/2019

Time to get back to work as Australian PM names cabinet Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison named his new cabinet on Sunday, with most positions staying the same, saying the government had "a significa...
12:00, 05/26/2019

German state vote could threaten future of Merkel coalition Voters in the northern state of Bremen look set to inflict a humiliating blow to Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), in an election on Sunday that could...
12:00, 05/26/2019

Lebanese PM: new budget start of 'a long road' to economic safety The Lebanese draft state budget for 2019 is the start of a "long road" and shows Lebanon is determined to tackle public sector waste, Prime Minister S...
12:00, 05/26/2019

Hungary's Orban hopes for anti-immigration shift in Europe in vote The European parliamentary election will hopefully strengthen anti-immigration political forces across Europe, Hungarian right-wing Prime Minister Vik...
12:00, 05/26/2019

UK must leave EU on Oct. 31 even without a deal: PM candidate McVey Britain must quit the European Union at the end of October even if that means leaving without a deal, Conservative lawmaker Esther McVey, one of the c...
12:00, 05/26/2019

UK opposition Labour's McDonnell says must work to block a 'no deal' Brexit Britain's opposition Labour Party will seek to prevent Prime Minister Theresa May's successor taking the country out of the European Union without a d...
12:00, 05/26/2019

UK environment minister Gove joins race to replace May as prime minister: Sky Environment minister and prominent pro-Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said on Sunday he would be running to replace Theresa May as British prime minis...
12:00, 05/26/2019

Jailed Kurdish militant leader calls for end to hunger strike Jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan called for Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prisoners to end their hunger strike in a statement read by one o...
12:00, 05/26/2019

U.S. military in region is 'weakest' in history: Iran deputy Guards chief The U.S. military presence in the Middle East is at its "weakest in history", a deputy commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards was on Sunday q...
12:00, 05/26/2019

Iran will defend itself against any aggression, says foreign minister Iranian will defend itself against any military or economic aggression, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday, calling on European sta...
12:00, 05/26/2019

Two Indian fire officials suspended after coaching center blaze kills 22 Indian authorities said on Sunday two fire department officials had been suspended over a fire at a coaching center that killed 21 students and one te...
12:00, 05/26/2019

Libya's Haftar rules out Tripoli ceasefire, dismisses U.N.-led talks: newspaper Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar has ruled out a ceasefire in the battle for Tripoli and accused the United Nations of seeking to partition Lib...
12:00, 05/26/2019

Strong earthquake strikes northern Peru An earthquake with a magnitude as high as 8.0 stuck northern Peru in the early hours of Sunday morning, the United States Geological Survey reported....
12:00, 05/26/2019

Trade beef aside, Trump and Abe bond over burgers, sumo and golf U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday played golf with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and presented a trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament, t...
12:00, 05/26/2019

High Stakes For Italian Enclave As Europe's Biggest Casino Goes Bust Campione d'Italia, a tiny Italian enclave on the shores of Switzerland's Lake Lugano, is fighting for its survival after its main source of income -- ...
12:00, 05/26/2019

Ex-Thai PM And Influential Royal Adviser, Who Staged 13 Coups, Dies At 98 Former Thai prime minister and influential royal adviser General Prem Tinsulanonda died on Sunday morning at age 98 in a Bangkok hospital, a palace of...
12:00, 05/26/2019

Yemen's Houthis Launch Drone Strike On Saudi's Jizan Airport: Report Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a drone strike on military hangars in Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport near the Yemeni border, the group's M...
12:00, 05/26/2019

"Nonsense": Elon Musk Dismisses Reports Of Toilet Paper Shortage In Tesla Elon Musk has dismissed media reports that claimed that his Electric Vehicle (EV) company Tesla has gone as far as the office washrooms to cut costs f...
12:00, 05/26/2019

Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Resigns Papua New Guinea’s veteran Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has resigned following weeks of political turmoil and government defections over his handling ...
11:32, 05/26/2019

The Latest: Iraq to try help end crisis between US and Iran The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local...
11:16, 05/26/2019

Trump's Japan Visit: Golf, Burgers and a Provocative Tweet Just moments before departing his Tokyo hotel for a round of golf with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the president wrote on Twitter that he is no...
10:32, 05/26/2019

Melania Trump colors fish with kids at Japan digital museum Melania Trump was perfectly cool at an air-conditioned interactive digital museum in Tokyo where she drew a purple fish and had it projected on a digi...
10:00, 05/26/2019

Thai media report death of ex-PM Prem Tinsulanonda Prem Tinsulanonda (tee-NAH'-soo-lah-nohn), one of Thailand's most influential political figures over four decades who served as army commander, prime ...
10:00, 05/26/2019

Iran's president says country could hold vote over nuke deal Iran's president is suggesting the Islamic Republic could hold a public referendum over the country's nuclear program amid tensions with the United St...
10:00, 05/26/2019

Countries to watch as divided Europe chooses its parliament As voters in all 28 European Union countries elect a new shared parliament , here are some key races to watch in the battle to fill the 751 seats in t...
10:00, 05/26/2019

US sanctions on Iran felt in Iraqi Shiite tourist shops For years, Karar Hussein has sold sweets in his shop near the entrance to one of Shiite Islam's holiest shrines, accepting whatever currency was offer...
10:00, 05/26/2019

Cannot Advise Jews To Wear Kippah Everywhere In Germany: Official Germany's government commissioner on anti-Semitism has warned Jews about the potential dangers of wearing the traditional kippah cap in the face of ri...
09:32, 05/26/2019

"If I Disappear...": Chinese Student Amid Crackdown Over Labour Activism The video opens with the 21-year-old sociology student facing the camera. His voice quivers as he recounts his interrogation - his humiliation - for d...
09:32, 05/26/2019

US Student Wrote, "I'm From Hong Kong." Intense Chinese Anger Followed Sitting on a bus in Boston, thousands of miles from her home in Hong Kong, college student Frances Hui crossed paths with an inquisitive fellow passen...
09:32, 05/26/2019

Families Demand Answers After 29 Inmates Die In Venezuela Jail Riot Wracked with pain and anger, dozens of families gathered in front of a morgue in the Venezuelan town of Acarigua on Saturday after 29 inmates died in ...
09:32, 05/26/2019

Trump Retweets Video Of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Claims She Has "Lost It" US President Donald Trump, engaged in personal attacks on House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, retweeted a heavily edited video that falsely...
09:32, 05/26/2019

4 Terrorists Including ISIS Member Killed By Afghan Special Forces At least four terrorists, including a local ISIS member, were killed in an operation carried out by Afghan Special Forces in Nangarhar province, local...
09:32, 05/26/2019

Yemen's Houthis say attacked Saudi's Jizan airport by drone: Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a drone strike on military hangars in Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport near the Yemeni border, the group's M...
08:48, 05/26/2019

Aide to winning candidate of India's ruling BJP shot dead An aide to an Indian ruling party candidate, who recently defeated Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi for a seat in parliament, was shot dead overnight...
08:48, 05/26/2019

Trade put to one side, Trump and Abe do diplomacy over golf and sumo U.S. President Donald Trump kicked off the second day of a Japan visit on Sunday with a round of golf with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, engaging in pers...
07:48, 05/26/2019

Papua New Guinea prime minister quits after weeks of turmoil Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill announced his resignation on Sunday after seven years in the top job following weeks of high-level defe...
07:48, 05/26/2019

Former Thai PM and influential royal adviser Prem Tinsulanonda dies at 98 Former Thai prime minister and influential royal adviser General Prem Tinsulanonda died on Sunday morning at age 98 in a Bangkok hospital, a palace of...
07:48, 05/26/2019

Mexican military helicopter crashes, killing six A Mexican military helicopter engaged in firefighting operations crashed in central Mexico on Friday, killing five members of the Navy crew and an ins...
07:16, 05/26/2019

Guatemala's ambassador to Mexico injured in traffic accident Guatemala's ambassador to Mexico, Nelson Olivero, was injured in a traffic accident in Mexico City, along with several others from the embassy, the Gu...
07:16, 05/26/2019

U.S. ambassador urges China to talk to the Dalai Lama China should hold talks with Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad told Chinese officials during a trip to...
07:16, 05/26/2019

China's robot censors crank up as Tiananmen anniversary nears It's the most sensitive day of the year for China's internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Sq...
07:16, 05/26/2019

With trade differences in the background, Trump and Abe do diplomacy over golf and sumo U.S. President Donald Trump kicked off the second day of a Japan visit on Sunday with a round of golf with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, engaging in pers...
07:16, 05/26/2019

Trump downplays North Korean missile treat In an apparent contradiction of his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday downplayed recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting...
07:16, 05/26/2019

Fernández-Fernández: Argentine pair launch presidential bid With a message of unity, former Argentine President Cristina Fernández and running mate Alberto Fernández kicked off their election campaign almost a ...
07:16, 05/26/2019

Amid early struggles, Bolsonaro's supporters call for demos After five months in office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is battling an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal an...
07:16, 05/26/2019

Taiwanese same-sex couples wed at vibrant banquet More than 1,000 people have attended a mass wedding banquet in Taiwan's capital to celebrate the marriage of same-sex couples after a landmark decisio...
07:16, 05/26/2019

Trump Brings His Own Prize to Japan's Sumo Championship Japan’s ancient sporting tradition is getting an infusion of the Trump brand Sunday when President Trump becomes the first American leader to present ...
05:32, 05/26/2019

Iran Prepared to Defend Itself After U.S. Sends Troops to Region Iran would be prepared to respond to a possible confrontation with the U.S. after the Trump administration dispatched troops to the region and arrange...
04:48, 05/26/2019

Venezuela Negotiators Agree to New Round of Talks Both sides of Venezuela’s political divide agreed to hold a new round of negotiations, Norway’s foreign ministry said, as Oslo looks to mediate a solu...
04:48, 05/26/2019

The Latest: European Parliament vote shifts to 4 nations Early vote counts and an exit poll in Ireland suggest that the Green Party is gaining strength in that European Union nation as it challenges three la...
04:00, 05/26/2019

Nepal’s record-setting Everest guide returns hero Family, friends and supporters have welcomed a veteran Sherpa guide upon his return to Nepal’s capital days after his 24th climb of Mount Everest exte...
04:00, 05/26/2019

Trump appears to contradict Bolton on North Korea, expresses ‘confidence’ in Kim Not long after national security adviser John Bolton denounced North Korea’s actions, the president said he believes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “...
04:00, 05/26/2019

How Narendra Modi is remaking Hinduism’s holiest city — and India in the process The reelected prime minister’s bid to transform the heart of age-old Varanasi reflects his ambitions for India. Often dubbed his “dream project,” it c...
04:00, 05/26/2019

Trump downplays North Korean missile tests President Donald Trump is downplaying recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him — even though they are...
03:32, 05/26/2019

Still Have "Confidence" In North Korea's Kim Jong Un: Trump US President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to express his "confidence" in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un despite Pyongyang's recent weapons ...
03:16, 05/26/2019

Militants kill at least 25 Nigerian soldiers, some civilians in ambush: sources Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources ...
02:16, 05/26/2019

Malawi election results delayed after injunction over alleged irregularities Final results of Malawi's presidential elections will be delayed, the electoral commission (MEC) said on Saturday after the high court ordered a revie...
02:16, 05/26/2019

French yellow vest protesters clash with police but numbers wane Yellow vest protesters clashed with riot police in Paris and the northern city of Amiens on Saturday as the French anti-government movement waned on i...
02:16, 05/26/2019

Mexican military helicopter crashes, killing five crew A Mexican military helicopter engaged in fire-fighting operations crashed in central Mexico on Friday, killing five members of the Navy crew, the Navy...
02:16, 05/26/2019

Heavy fighting in Libyan capital Heavy fighting raged in the Libyan capital on Saturday as eastern forces made a new push to advance inside the city controlled by the internationally ...
02:16, 05/26/2019

Sudan military chief meets Egypt's Sisi on first trip since ouster The head of Sudan's ruling military council visited neighboring Egypt on Saturday - his first trip abroad since the army overthrew former president Om...
02:16, 05/26/2019

Chilean police break up migrant human trafficking ring Chilean prosecutors are indicting at least 10 people over their alleged links to a human trafficking ring that smuggled hundreds of Chinese migrants i...
02:16, 05/26/2019

Albanian opposition rally renews call for PM to quit Albanian opposition supporters took to the streets again on Saturday in a mostly peaceful protest, the sixth national one in three months, calling on ...
02:16, 05/26/2019

Former UK Brexit minister Raab enters battle to be next PM Former Brexit Minister Dominic Raab became the sixth candidate to enter the contest to replace Theresa May as prime minister on Saturday, vowing to fi...
02:16, 05/26/2019

Venezuela government, opposition will return to Norway for talks, Oslo says Representatives of Venezuela's government and the opposition will return to Norway for a second round of talks to help resolve their months-long confl...
02:16, 05/26/2019

Ex-House of Commons leader Leadsom enters race to be next British PM: media Former House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom will enter the race to be leader of UK's Conservative party and replace Theresa May as prime minister, B...
02:16, 05/26/2019

Israelis protest moves to grant Netanyahu immunity, limit Supreme Court Thousands of Israelis protested on Saturday against legislative steps that could grant Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution and...
02:16, 05/26/2019

Norway says Venezuela government, opposition to hold new round of talks Norway said on Saturday that representatives of Venezuela's government and opposition will return to Oslo next week following an initial round of prel...
02:16, 05/26/2019

Europeans vote, with EU future in balance Europeans vote on Sunday in an election expected to further dent traditional pro-EU parties and bolster the nationalist fringe in the European Parliam...
02:16, 05/26/2019

Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault: Syrian sources Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed ass...
02:16, 05/26/2019

Seven up: Contest to replace May as British prime minister gets crowded The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with seven candidates now throwing their hat into the ring, saying ...
02:16, 05/26/2019

Trump says not disturbed that North Korea has 'fired off some small weapons' U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday dismissed concerns about recent missile launches from North Korea and said he was confident that the country's l...
02:16, 05/26/2019

Mexico environment minister quits, second top official to exit this week Mexico's environment minister resigned on Saturday after causing a commercial flight to be delayed, making her the second top official to depart from ...
02:16, 05/26/2019

'Queen of Great Power' chosen at Bolivian festival Organizers of the Lord Jesus of the Great Power Festival, which fuses Andean and Catholic cultures, have chosen the queen to head the annual event whi...
01:16, 05/26/2019

Mexico's environment minister resigns for delaying flight Mexico's minister of the environment presented her resignation to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador Saturday, the second Cabinet resignation in le...
01:16, 05/26/2019

U.S. Troop Buildup in the Middle East Is a Threat to Peace, Iran’s Foreign Minister Says Iran’s foreign minister said an order by the U.S. president to send 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East was “extremely dangerous&rd...
00:16, 05/26/2019

Pope Says Abortion, Even of a Sick Fetus, Is Like Hiring a ‘Hitman’ Conservatives have called Francis unacceptably weak on the issue. But his comments on Saturday, when he called abortion “inhuman eugenics,” were expli...
22:32, 05/25/2019

Austrian government, the blueprint for Europe’s new wave of populism, fighting for its political life As Europeans vote in one of the most consequential elections in recent E.U. history, Austria's populist coalition government, seen as a blueprint for ...
22:16, 05/25/2019

Norway says Venezuela mediation to resume next week Norway says representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition have decided to return to Oslo for a mediation effort aimed at resolving the p...
22:16, 05/25/2019

Israelis protest proposed Netanyahu immunity bills Tens of thousands of Israelis are protesting proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution on a series of ...
22:16, 05/25/2019

India’s Economy Needs Tougher Reform. How Will Modi Use His Election Mandate? Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a historic second five-year term — with a single-party majority — for the Bharatiya Janata Party th...
21:16, 05/25/2019

Bolton: United States wants to restart N. Korea talks U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton said the country wants to reopen talks with North Korea as missiles it fired this month violated U.N. resol...
20:48, 05/25/2019

EU, US urge Albania’s opposition to keep protests peaceful The European Union, the United States and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania’s opposition to avoid violenc...
20:32, 05/25/2019

As Theresa May steps down, pro-Trump Brexiteer Boris Johnson is favorite to succeed her With Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement Friday that she is stepping down from 10 Downing Street, the race to succeed her is heating up -- and t...
20:32, 05/25/2019

Partial recount ordered in Malawi's presidential election Malawi's electoral commission says it has been blocked from announcing presidential election results until a "transparent recounting of the ballot pap...
20:32, 05/25/2019

In Baltimore and Beyond, a Stolen N.S.A. Tool Wreaks Havoc American cities are being hijacked with an N.S.A. cyberweapon that has already done billions of dollars in damage overseas. The N.S.A. will say nothin...
20:00, 05/25/2019

Evidence Links Colombia Army Chief to Civilian Slayings Documents provided to The Associated Press appear to tie the embattled head of Colombia’s army to the alleged cover-up of civilian killings a decade a...
20:00, 05/25/2019

Pregnant mothers give birth in olive groves after fleeing Syria violence Officials in the last rebel outpost in Syria have told Sky News an estimated 700,000 people have been forced out of their homes due to a recent surge ...
20:00, 05/25/2019

Germany Investigates Chinese Reporters It Says Were Snooping Around NATO Base Germany’s military is investigating what information three Chinese reporters collected while Chancellor Angela Merkel visited a NATO unit, signa...
19:16, 05/25/2019

Egypt frees ex-diplomat who called for referendum An Egyptian rights lawyer says a former diplomat who called for a referendum on Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's government has been release...
18:32, 05/25/2019

Sudanese protesters call for strike amid divisions with army Sudan's protest leaders have set a date for next week's two-day general strike in a bid to press the ruling military council to transfer power to a ci...
18:32, 05/25/2019

Nepal's record-setting Everest guide returns as a hero Family, friends and supporters have welcomed a veteran Sherpa guide upon his return to Nepal's capital days after his 24th climb of Mount Everest exte...
18:32, 05/25/2019

Pentagon says Iran’s Revolutionary Guards responsible for oil tanker attacks American military officials said Friday that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Ara...
18:32, 05/25/2019

Thailand's parliament votes in pro-army house speaker A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand's house speaker in the first working session of the country's new House of Re...
18:32, 05/25/2019

Afghan forces kill 6 civilians in eastern Afghanistan Afghan officials say at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, have been mistakenly killed in an Afghan security forces raid against...
18:32, 05/25/2019

India's ruling alliance elects Modi as house leader Newly elected lawmakers from India's ruling alliance led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party have elected Narendra Modi as their leader, p...
18:32, 05/25/2019

Pope Francis likens abortion to hiring 'hitman', says it's never acceptable Pope Francis on Saturday likened abortion to hiring a hitman and said the procedure can never be condoned, even if the unborn child is gravely sick or...
18:32, 05/25/2019

EU urges Albania's opposition to hold peaceful protests The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania's opposition to avoid violence in its protests a...
18:32, 05/25/2019

In Race to Succeed May, Boris Johnson Leads Field Theresa May’s decision to quit as Conservative Party leader fires the starting gun on a race to succeed her. The candidate to beat is ex-Foreign Secre...
17:48, 05/25/2019

As Europe Votes, Moderates See a Lesson in Austrian Scandal The intrigue that split up Austria’s coalition government has already grown into a cautionary tale told by political moderates about the risks of asso...
17:48, 05/25/2019

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary social media restrictions that were imposed to stop online hoaxes during violence around the announcement of o...
17:16, 05/25/2019

Promising jobs and justice, Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa's president Trade unionist-turned-businessman Cyril Ramaphosa was sworn in as South Africa's president on Saturday, vowing to create jobs and tackle deep-rooted c...
17:16, 05/25/2019

British climber dies on Everest as death toll of climbers in Nepal reaches 18 A British climber too weak to descend from Mount Everest died on Saturday, officials said, the eighth climber to die on the world’s tallest mountain a...
17:16, 05/25/2019

India's battered Congress party closes ranks after election setback The head of India's main opposition Congress party, Rahul Gandhi, offered to quit on Saturday after a crushing election defeat but senior party offici...
17:16, 05/25/2019

China calls on Germany to correct 'mistakes' over asylum for Hong Kong independence activists China has made "solemn representations" to Germany after it granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges in the Chinese-ru...
17:16, 05/25/2019

Ireland's Greens surge in European, local elections: TV exit poll Support for Ireland's Green Party surged in European and local elections, an exit poll showed on Saturday, putting it in line to take its first seats ...
17:16, 05/25/2019

Japan and U.S. must work to narrow differences on trade: economy minister Motegi Japan and the United States still need to work to narrow their differences on trade, Japan's economy minister said on Saturday, following a meeting wi...
17:16, 05/25/2019

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticizes trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for ha...
17:16, 05/25/2019

Russia, eyeing Arctic future, launches nuclear icebreaker Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious program to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in order to improv...
17:16, 05/25/2019

Russia must release detained Ukrainian sailors: maritime tribunal Moscow must release 24 sailors who were aboard three Ukrainian vessels it intercepted in November as they crossed a strait between Russian-annexed Cri...
17:16, 05/25/2019

French police hunt for man who left bomb in Lyon Police hunted on Saturday for a man who left a bomb in a pedestrian shopping street in the central French city of Lyon on Friday that wounded 13 peopl...
17:16, 05/25/2019

Pope Francis Compares Abortion to Hiring a ‘Hitman’ and Says It Is Never Acceptable (VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis said Saturday that abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or likely to die, and urged...
16:48, 05/25/2019

U.S. Ambassador Urges China to Meet With Dalai Lama in Rare Visit to Tibet (BEIJING) — The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama duri...
16:48, 05/25/2019

President Trump Opened His State Visit to Japan by Needling the Japanese on Trade (TOKYO) — President Donald Trump opened a state visit to Japan on Saturday by needling the country over its trade imbalance with the United Stat...
16:48, 05/25/2019

Ex-US Marine Alleges "Threats, Abuse" In Russian Jail A former US Marine arrested on spying charges in Moscow says he is subjected to abuse and harassment in jail, but a diplomat warned Saturday a potenti...
16:48, 05/25/2019

US Envoy Calls For Beijing 'Dialogue' With Dalai Lama The US ambassador to China has called on Beijing to open a "substantive dialogue" with the Dalai Lama in remarks made this week during a rare visit to...
16:48, 05/25/2019

American accused of being a spy says he's being threatened, abused in Russian prison Accused of espionage, Paul Whelan says he is being threatened and abused in a Russian prison and that his continued detainment is akin to political ki...
16:16, 05/25/2019

Europeans go to polls, but real dangers are slow growth, declining clout and uninspired leadership Despite all the focus on this week's European parliamentary elections, this vote shouldn't distract anyone from the more existential questio...
16:00, 05/25/2019

The Latest: Italy rescues 54 migrants from Pakistan Italian authorities say they have taken 54 migrants from Pakistan to a migrant center after finding them aboard a sailboat off the coast of Calabria i...
15:16, 05/25/2019

Thailand’s parliament votes in pro-army house speaker A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand’s house speaker in the first working session of the country’s new House of Re...
15:16, 05/25/2019

Nepal’s record-setting Everest guide returns as a hero Family, friends and supporters have welcomed a veteran Sherpa guide upon his return to Nepal’s capital days after his 24th climb of Mount Everest exte...
15:16, 05/25/2019

In Kabul’s Liberating Cafes, ‘Women Make the Culture Here, Not Men’ As peace talks threaten Afghan women’s hard-won freedoms, they find sanctuary in coffee shops and enjoy the free conversation, and mingling with men, ...
14:32, 05/25/2019

Trump arrives in Japan for state visit, will meet PM Abe, new emperor President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrived in Japan for a visit that will make him the first world leader to meet the country’s...
13:48, 05/25/2019

US ambassador raises concerns during rare Tibet visit The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the ...
13:48, 05/25/2019

UN court: Russia must free detained Ukraine ships, sailors A U.N. maritime tribunal has ruled that Russia must release three Ukrainian naval vessels captured by Russia in November and release 24 detained sailo...
13:48, 05/25/2019

Pope: Abortion is never OK, equates it to ‘hiring a hitman’ Pope Francis says abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or malformed, and is urging doctors and priests to support famil...
13:48, 05/25/2019

AP Explains: Corruption trial against Argentina's Fernández Former Argentine President Cristina Fernández and her current presidential running mate Alberto Fernández launch their campaign Saturday with a politi...
13:00, 05/25/2019

Japan welcomes Trump with a charm campaign, golf and sumo Japan is ready to roll out the newest phase of its charm offensive targeting President Donald Trump as it welcomes him on a state visit tailor-made to...
13:00, 05/25/2019

AP Explains: What lies ahead for UK after May's resignation British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced she will step down as leader of the Conservative Party on June 7, starting a process that will lead t...
13:00, 05/25/2019

Afghan officials say heavy flooding kills 24 people The Afghan government says at least 24 people have been killed and 11 others injured in the past month as a new wave of heavy rains and flooding has s...
13:00, 05/25/2019

| After Christchurch, US mosques bulk up security during Ramadan Mohamed Bahi's computer mouse on the screen jumped from one room to the other. It was one day until the start of Ramadan, and he was finalising the ne...
12:48, 05/25/2019

Lithuania presidential hopefuls: tone down Russia rhetoric The two contestants in Lithuania’s runoff election for a new president say they want to maintain the strict tone toward neighboring Russia, while easi...
12:32, 05/25/2019

Donald Trump Arrives In Japan At Start Of State Visit US President Donald Trump arrived in Japan Saturday for a four-day trip likely to be dominated by warm words and friendly images, but relatively light...
12:16, 05/25/2019

Pakistan PM Warns Against Risk Of War In Region Amid Iran Tensions Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Java...
12:16, 05/25/2019

Iran can sink U.S. warships with 'secret weapons', military official says Iran can sink U.S. warships sent to the Gulf region using missiles and "secret weapons", a senior Iranian military official was quoted as saying by th...
11:48, 05/25/2019

Indian police file case against three over coaching center fire, death toll rises to 20 Indian police said on Saturday they had filed a culpable homicide case against three people as the death toll from a building fire in India’s Gujarat ...
11:48, 05/25/2019

U.S. troop move to Middle East 'dangerous for international peace': Iran's Zarif A U.S. move to send troops to the Middle East after accusing Tehran of being behind attacks on tankers in the region is "extremely dangerous ... (for)...
11:48, 05/25/2019

Volcano erupts on Indonesia's Bali causing flight cancellations A volcano erupted on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali, causing some overnight flight cancellations to and from Australia as an ash cloud rose int...
11:48, 05/25/2019

Malta rescues 216 migrants in upsurge of Mediterranean crossings A Maltese armed forces patrol boat picked up more than 200 migrants from two dinghies in the Mediterranean and was bringing them to Malta on Saturday,...
11:48, 05/25/2019

Pakistan PM warns against war in region amid Iran tensions with U.S., Saudi Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Java...
11:48, 05/25/2019

U.S. troop move to Middle East 'dangerous for international peace': Iran's Zarif Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that the U.S. decision to deploy more troops to the Middle East in response to the perc...
11:48, 05/25/2019

Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit as trade tensions loom U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed in Japan on Saturday on a largely ceremonial visit meant to showcase strong ties with Tokyo ...
11:48, 05/25/2019

Contest to replace May as British prime minister hots up The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with five candidates now vying for a job whose central task will be...
11:48, 05/25/2019

Spice Girls' comeback show marred by 'horrific' sound problems The Spice Girls have kicked off their eagerly-awaited reunion tour - but some fans were left disappointed after complaining of "horrific" sound proble...
11:48, 05/25/2019

Facebook Fact-Checks Fake Viral Video Of "Drunk" Nancy Pelosi Facebook has decided to show fact-check results of a viral tampered video, instead of removing it,slowed down intentionally to show US Speaker Nancy P...
11:32, 05/25/2019

US Troops In Middle East Boost "Threat To International Peace": Iran Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday a US decision to deploy 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East is a "threat to interna...
11:32, 05/25/2019

25 Injured As Fire Breaks Out Triggering Blast At Thailand Port A fire erupted on a cargo ship docked at a port in Thailand, triggering a blast and leaving at least 25 workers suffering from smoke inhalation and ot...
11:32, 05/25/2019

Bolton Says North Korea Missile Tests Broke U.N. Ban North Korea violated United Nations’ restrictions by testing ballistic missiles recently, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said, breaking wi...
11:00, 05/25/2019

Abe, Japan set to roll out the red carpet for Trump Under the threat of potentially devastating U.S. tariffs on autos, Japan is ready to charm President Donald Trump as it welcomes him on a state visit....
10:32, 05/25/2019

Boris Johnson is frontrunner for PM but he'll face the same Brexit nightmare After months of speculation, attempts to oust her and parliamentary defeats, the fate of Theresa May is finally sealed. But although there is clarity ...
10:32, 05/25/2019

Populists fare badly in Dutch EU elections Dutch Pro-European parties are predicted to triumph in the European Parliament election against populists, an exit poll on Thursday has unexpectedly r...
10:32, 05/25/2019

Twitter Permanently Suspends Accounts Of 2 Anti-Trump Political Activists Micro-blogging site Twitter has permanently suspended accounts of two anti-Donald Trump political activists -- Ed and Brian Krassenstein with 925,000 ...
10:00, 05/25/2019

Flights Cancelled As Volcano Erupts In Indonesia's Bali More than a dozen flights were cancelled on Indonesia's island of Bali on Saturday due to an ash cloud emitted by a fresh eruption of Mount Agung volc...
10:00, 05/25/2019

British, Irish Climbers Die On Mount Everest, Toll Reaches 10 The deaths of an Irish and a British climber on Mount Everest took the toll from a deadly week on the world's highest peak to 10, expedition organiser...
10:00, 05/25/2019

China's top banking regulator: Any yuan bears will suffer 'heavy losses' China's banking and insurance regulator on Saturday said it did not expect a persistent decline in the yuan and warned speculative short sellers ...
10:00, 05/25/2019

Iranian general: We believe the US will rein in 'radicals' to prevent war "Rational Americans and experienced U.S. commanders" are likely to rein in Washington's "radical elements" and prevent a war with Iran, the count...
10:00, 05/25/2019

Japan's 'Supreme' Bullet Train Hits Record Speed Of 360 Kmph In Test Run A new model of bullet train set to enter service ahead of the Tokyo Olympics hit a record speed of 360 kilometers (224 miles) per hour in a test run, ...
09:32, 05/25/2019

US Military Helicopter Destroyed In Afghanistan "Hard Landing" Passengers and crew aboard a US military helicopter were injured when the chopper they were travelling in was destroyed during a "hard landing" in Afg...
09:32, 05/25/2019

John Bolton Says North Korean Missile Tests Violated U.N. Resolutions Mr. Bolton said there was “no doubt” that missile tests this month violated Security Council resolutions. President Trump had earlier downplayed their...
07:00, 05/25/2019

Woman Fired For Giving Free Meal To Boy Accused Of Lying, Says His Mother It's been a whirlwind week in Canaan, New Hampshire, with television cameras descending on the town of fewer than 4,000 after news of a cafeteria work...
07:00, 05/25/2019

Donald Trump Defies Congress To Sell Arms Worth $8 Billion To Saudi, UAE US President Donald Trump's administration on Friday bypassed Congress to sell $8.1 billion in arms to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, citing a th...
07:00, 05/25/2019

US Judge Blocks Some Funds Sought By Donald Trump For Mexico Border Wall The Trump administration must temporarily halt the use of some Defense Department funds for a border wall with Mexico, a judge ruled on Friday, becaus...
07:00, 05/25/2019

Donald Trump Says He Plans To Pardon Some Soldiers Accused Of War Crimes US President Donald Trump said on Friday he was considering pardons for "two or three" American soldiers charged with war crimes, a move he also said ...
07:00, 05/25/2019

US Judge Suspended For Anti-Trump Comments A US judge has been suspended for six months without pay after making derogatory comments about Donald Trump, including criticizing his "inability to ...
07:00, 05/25/2019

U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Frida...
05:48, 05/25/2019

Why Is Trump Sending More Troops and Firepower to the Middle East? That’s Classified The Trump Administration has spent the past month ringing alarm bells over what it has called “troubling, escalatory and dangerous” behavi...
05:48, 05/25/2019

Utah climber, 4 others die on Mount Everest Nepalese officials say American climber Don Cash, who fulfilled his dream of climbing the highest mountains on each of the seven continents, died of p...
05:32, 05/25/2019

Taiwan recognized same-sex marriage for the first time. Here are the scenes of joy. The legislature of the island near the Chinese mainland voted last week, 66 to 27, to recognize same-sex unions, becoming the first in Asia to do so....
05:32, 05/25/2019

Some federal prosecutors disagreed with decision to charge Assange under Espionage Act The prosecutors feared such charges posed serious risks for First Amendment protections and had other concerns, according to people familiar with the ...
05:32, 05/25/2019

After Modi’s stunning win, a grim future for India’s opposition For the storied Indian National Congress, which governed the country for much of its post-independence history, there were no silver linings to Thursd...
05:32, 05/25/2019

Honduran anti-graft mission investigates ex-president over drug money Former Honduran President Porfirio Lobo is being investigated on suspicion of involvement in laundering illegal drug money as part of a wider probe in...
05:32, 05/25/2019

North Korean missile test violated U.N. resolution, says Bolton U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Saturday North Korea's recent missile launches violated a U.N. Security Council resolution and urg...
05:32, 05/25/2019

Sri Lanka PM Appeals To Global Community To Lift Travel Advisories Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe appealed to the international community to lift travel warnings issued after the Easter bombings, assuring that the...
05:00, 05/25/2019

US Deploys More Troops To Middle East, Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran a...
05:00, 05/25/2019

United Airlines Extends Cancellations Of Boeing 737 MAX Flights United Airlines said on Friday it is extending by one month its cancellations of Boeing Co 737 MAX flights, through August 3, as the jetliner remains ...
05:00, 05/25/2019

Mount Everest Is So Crowded That Climbers Are Perishing In Traffic Jams Anjali Kulkarni, an Indian mountain climber, trained for six years to make it to the top of Mount Everest, the highest mountain peak in the world. She...
05:00, 05/25/2019

Just Approved Gene Therapy Drug Is World's Most Expensive At $2.1 Million The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the most expensive drug in the world, a $2.1 million, one-time gene therapy for treatment of a rar...
05:00, 05/25/2019

Boeing's 737 Max Bills Include $2,000 A Month To Park Each Grounded Jet While regulators contemplate whether Boeing Co's 737 Max can safely return to the skies, workers in a California airplane-storage yard keep a careful ...
05:00, 05/25/2019

Burglary Suspect Found Living In A Treehouse With Fire Pit And Barbecue A home in Ganesha Hills, California, had been broken into on April 18, with items taken from the residence and garage, according to a Thursday release...
05:00, 05/25/2019

Postman Retires After 35 Years, Gets A Hawaiian Surprise From Strangers Longtime mail carrier Floyd Martin retired from his neighborhood route in Marietta, Georgia, on Thursday, which might have called for a handshake or e...
05:00, 05/25/2019

Trump Sending About 1,500 Troops to Mideast in 'Protective Role' President Trump said he is sending about 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East, part of a deployment sought by military officials as they move to...
04:32, 05/25/2019

Kenyan Court Upholds Law Banning Gay Sex A Kenyan appeals court upheld a colonial-era law that criminalizes gay sex, a bruising defeat for activists fighting to overturn such legislation acro...
04:32, 05/25/2019

Loser in Indonesian Presidential Election Challenges Result in Court Prabowo Subianto, the losing candidate in last month’s Indonesian election, has filed a legal challenge over the results, in what likely will be his l...
04:32, 05/25/2019

Diplomats Swap Messages to Help Defuse U.S.-Iran Tensions European and Arab officials are carrying messages between Washington and Tehran, Western diplomats say, in bid to head off outright conflict in the Pe...
04:32, 05/25/2019

Trump Invokes Emergency Authority for Arms Sales to Saudis, U.A.E. The Trump administration invoked a rarely used provision of American arms-control laws to sidestep Congress and authorize billions of dollars in weapo...
04:32, 05/25/2019

| WATCH: Taiwan allows gay couples to register marriages Taiwan officially allowed same-sex couples to register their marriages after the parliament passed the laws to legalize same-sex marriage a week ago....
02:48, 05/25/2019

| Merkel vows to work for 'orderly Brexit' after May leaves Germany will keep working towards an "orderly" Brexit, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday, hours after Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resi...
02:48, 05/25/2019

Iraqi protesters urge Baghdad to stay out of U.S.-Iran showdown Thousands of supporters of a populist Iraqi Shi'ite Muslim cleric urged political and factional leaders on Friday to stay out of any conflict between ...
01:32, 05/25/2019

U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran a...
01:32, 05/25/2019

Yemen president slams U.N. envoy's handling of war in letter to secretary-general Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi criticized the U.N.'s special envoy to the country in a sharply-worded letter to the U.N. chief, describing hi...
01:32, 05/25/2019

Sudan protest groups calls for strike starting next Tuesday A coalition of Sudanese protest and opposition groups on Friday called for two days of strikes in private and public enterprises next week as part of ...
01:32, 05/25/2019

UK health minister Matt Hancock to launch PM bid on Saturday: Daily Mail British health minister Matt Hancock, a former economist at the Bank of England, is expected to launch a leadership bid on Saturday morning, Daily Mai...
01:32, 05/25/2019

Qatar says economic conditions for Israeli-Palestinian peace require 'fair political solutions' Qatar said on Friday that economic development needed for Israeli-Palestinian peace could not be achieved without "fair political solutions" acceptabl...
01:32, 05/25/2019

Twenty-nine detainees killed in Venezuela police station cellblock riot Twenty-nine detainees were killed and 19 police officers were wounded in a confrontation in a cellblock in central Venezuela in what a state official ...
01:32, 05/25/2019

French police hunt suitcase bomber after blast in Lyon French police were hunting a suspected suitcase bomber on Friday after an explosion in the central city of Lyon that injured 13 people, officials said...
01:32, 05/25/2019

This Is the Fateful Decision That Led to Theresa May’s Downfall Looking back over the 34 months Theresa May spent as Britain’s Prime Minister, it’s hard to pick a low point. Was it the Conservative Part...
01:00, 05/25/2019

The U.S. Just Upped the Ante on Julian Assange’s Extradition With Espionage Charges Julian Assange was indicted by the U.S. under the Espionage Act on Thursday, setting the stage for a dramatic confrontation between U.S. and Swedish p...
01:00, 05/25/2019

I’ve Reported on Modi for Over a Decade. His Hindu Nationalist Ideas Will Be Even More Dangerous Now When the results started trickling in on Thursday showing Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist BJP government were set for a ...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Students From 1,600 Cities Just Walked Out of School to Protest Climate Change. It Could Be Greta Thunberg’s Biggest Strike Yet Hundreds of thousands of students around the world walked out of their schools and colleges Friday in the latest in a series of strikes urging action ...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Theresa May Quoted a Humanitarian in Her Resignation Speech. A Child He Saved From Nazis Says That Was an Insult Toward the end of the speech announcing her resignation on Friday morning, British Prime Minister Theresa May diverted away from Brexit for just a mom...
01:00, 05/25/2019

U.S. Blames Iran For Recent Tanker Bombings Near the U.A.E. and Iraq Rocket Attack (WASHINGTON) — A senior Pentagon officer says the U.S. blames Iran and its proxies for the recent tanker bombings near United Arab Emirates and ...
01:00, 05/25/2019

23 Inmates Killed in Venezuelan Prison Uprising, Says Rights Group (CARACAS, Venezuela) — A showdown between armed inmates and guards in an overcrowded cellblock of a Venezuelan jail Friday left at least 23 pris...
01:00, 05/25/2019

The Quick Read About… the 5G War Is Upon Us What Happened: Last week, the US government placed China’s state-champion Huawei on the Commerce Department’s Entity List, banning the tec...
01:00, 05/25/2019

French police hunt suitcase bomber after blast in Lyon injures 13 French police were hunting a suspected suitcase bomber on Friday after an explosion in the central city of Lyon that injured 13 people, officials said...
00:32, 05/25/2019

Trump approves massive arms deals to Saudi Arabia and UAE amid Iran tensions The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing...
00:32, 05/25/2019

China's 'nuclear option' in Trump's trade war, explained China has one big weapon in the ongoing trade war with the United States — selling off its massive holdings of U.S government debt. Here's why th...
00:32, 05/25/2019

Trump administration plans to sell new weapons to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections The new weapons sale – potentially worth billions of dollars – has sparked a fierce backlash from lawmakers who say it's an 'end...
23:16, 05/24/2019

Pentagon to increase military deployments in Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said additional deployments might be required to protect U.S. interests in the Middle East, amid 'credi...
23:16, 05/24/2019

Seven Injured In Suspected Package Bomb Blast In France's Lyon Several people were wounded Friday by a suspected package bomb blast on a pedestrian street in the heart of Lyon in southeastern France, the local pro...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Chinese Carriers Seek Compensation For Boeing 737 MAX Groundings China's official airline association said Friday it will help 13 member carriers seek compensation from Boeing for losses already approaching $580 mil...
23:00, 05/24/2019

North Korea Says No More Nuclear Talks Unless US Changes Stance North Korea said on Friday its deadlocked nuclear talks with Washington "will never be resumed" unless the US adopts a new approach, again blaming it ...
23:00, 05/24/2019

"I Feel Badly For Theresa," Donald Trump Says Of UK PM's Resignation US President Donald Trump said Friday he felt sorry for British Prime Minister Theresa May, who has resigned after three years of turmoil surrounding ...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Modi Has a Huge Mandate in India. Now What Will He Do? A mix of hope and fear defined his first five years as prime minister. Both supporters and critics wonder whether a defining victory will tilt him mor...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Explosive Device in French City of Lyon Injures at Least 13 The precise nature of the device was not immediately clear, but President Emmanuel Macron said the explosion in Lyon, in central France, was an “attac...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Fire Kills at Least 18 in Western India as Students Jump From Building Firefighters struggled to quell flames in a commercial building in Gujarat state that housed a tutoring center and a gym. Video shared online showed y...
22:00, 05/24/2019

At least 20 students killed in tutoring center fire in India: officials At least 20 people were killed on Friday and several others were injured in a fire that broke out in a tutoring center in the western Indian city of S...
21:48, 05/24/2019

China unveils prototype of high-speed floating train A leading Chinese train builder has unveiled a working prototype of a magnetic-levitation, of maglev, train it says can carry passengers at speeds up ...
21:48, 05/24/2019

Shanahan to meet Chinese counterpart in Singapore: U.S. official Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan will meet China's defense minister on the sidelines of an Asia defense forum in Singapore, a senior U.S...
21:32, 05/24/2019

Russia could take new U.S. troop deployment to U.N. security council: lawmaker Russia could raise the topic of a new U.S. troop deployment in the Middle East at the U.N. Security Council, lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov, deputy head ...
21:32, 05/24/2019

North Korea warns U.S. nuclear talks will never resume without 'new calculation' North Korea on Friday blamed an "arbitrary and dishonest" U.S. position for the failure of a recent summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. Pre...
21:32, 05/24/2019

Pentagon accuses Iran's Revolutionary Guards over tanker attacks The U.S. military on Friday accused Iran's Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) of being directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emirat...
21:32, 05/24/2019

Indonesian opposition submits legal challenge to election result Lawyers for defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto submitted a lawsuit to the Constitutional Court late on Friday challenging the...
21:32, 05/24/2019

Trump says he feels bad for British Prime Minister May U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he felt bad for British Prime Minister Theresa May, who said on Friday she would quit after failing to deli...
21:32, 05/24/2019

Pompeo to meet with Merkel next week at start of Europe visit U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Berlin next week at the start of a trip to Europe and will hold talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel tha...
21:32, 05/24/2019

U.S. deploys 1,500 troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States announced on Friday the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran a...
21:32, 05/24/2019

Brazil economy minister threatens to quit if pension reform diluted: report Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes threatened to step down in an interview published on Friday if his ambitious plans to overhaul the country's so...
21:32, 05/24/2019

Theresa May resigns: PM will remain for Trump visit, but what happens next - and what happens with Brexit? British Prime Minister Theresa May’s dramatic announcement that she’s stepping down as Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking questions about w...
20:16, 05/24/2019

Vegan couple jailed for giving 18-month-old child restrictive diet leaving her extremely malnourished A vegan couple from Sweden was sentenced to three months in jail on Thursday for putting their 18-month-old child on a restrictive diet and leaving th...
20:16, 05/24/2019

Hundreds of couples tie the knot after Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage Hundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan got married on Friday, the day the country’s new law legalizing the marriages went into effect. The move to leg...
20:16, 05/24/2019

Iran lacking cash to fund terror groups, domestic cyber agency short of funds, declassified intel shows Newly declassified intelligence shows that Palestinian terror group Hamas had to introduce “austerity plans” due to lack of funding from the Iranian r...
20:16, 05/24/2019

Sultan of Brunei returns honorary Oxford degree after backlash over anti-gay laws The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, has returned an honorary degree awarded by Britain’s Oxford University after international backlash for propos...
20:16, 05/24/2019

Climate activists call for action in Latin America Climate change activists in Latin America rallied for action on global warming Friday, heeding a call by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg to hold demon...
20:16, 05/24/2019

Modi declares victory in India elections as opposition concedes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was poised for a landslide victory in the country's general elections, early results showed on Thursday, defying e...
20:00, 05/24/2019

A Changing Sumo Will Welcome a Slipper-Clad Trump Into the Ring President Trump plans to attend the final match of an annual tournament in Tokyo, where he will present a custom-made trophy to the winner, drawing in...
19:32, 05/24/2019

Theresa May to Resign as U.K. Prime Minister Mrs. May said she would step down as leader of the Conservative Party and then as prime minister, after repeatedly failing to get her Brexit plan thro...
19:00, 05/24/2019

Bombing at Afghan Mosque Kills Popular Religious Scholar The attack, which killed two people in all, mirrored a Taliban strategy of targeting those with religious influence to exert the militant group’s powe...
19:00, 05/24/2019

Trump Approves Modest Increase of About 1,500 Troops in the Middle East President Trump decided to deploy about 1,500 additional American troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American service members already...
19:00, 05/24/2019

Violent Protests Erupt in Kashmir After Indian Forces Kill Militant Thousands took to the streets of the Indian part of the disputed region after Indian forces said they had killed Zakir Rashid Bhat, who was on their m...
19:00, 05/24/2019

Brexit ‘Red Lines’ Became a Trap for Theresa May Initially seen as a “safe pair of hands” to deliver Brexit, she ultimately failed to convey any convincing vision of a future for Britain outside the ...
19:00, 05/24/2019

Pope names women to key Vatican department for first time Pope Francis appointed women on Friday to a key Vatican department for the first time since it was founded more than 50 years ago, a move welcomed by ...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Thousands of Algerian protesters demand reforms, presidential vote delay Thousands of protesters took to the streets in the capital and other Algerian cities on Friday to demand the postponement of a presidential election a...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Kenya's high court unanimously upholds ban on gay sex Kenya's high court on Friday upheld a law banning gay sex, keeping same sex relations punishable by 14 years in jail in the East African nation and dr...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Trump to have banquet with queen and will meet PM May on UK state visit U.S. President Donald Trump will attend a banquet at Buckingham Palace with Queen Elizabeth and hold talks with outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May du...
18:16, 05/24/2019

UK immigration falls to five-year low as influx of EU workers slows Long-term immigration to Britain dropped to a five-year low last year as the net inflow of European Union migrants fell to its lowest in almost a deca...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Advocates aim for 1.5 million students in 2nd 'Global Climate Strike' Hundreds of thousands of students around the world are expected to take part in a global event Friday to draw attention to the fight against climate c...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Indian migrants say Italy needs them despite rise of far-right Indian migrants working near Rome say Italy's far-right politicians may talk about curbing immigration but they say the European nation cannot manage ...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Japan PM Abe mulling visit to Iran as early as mid-June: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering a visit to Iran as early as mid-June, NHK national television said on Friday, the first such trip in...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Gandhi's shock loss of family seat in Indian election no surprise to voters For many outsiders, Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi losing the seat his family has held for decades was the biggest shock of India's election, which...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Far-right Vox challenges Spain's acceptance of LGBT rights Attacks by the far-right Vox party on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights are testing years of political consensus on the issue in Sp...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Russia to send military specialists to Congo Republic: Kremlin Russia is sending military specialists to Congo Republic to service Russian-made military hardware and equipment there, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Pesko...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Ex-U.S. marine held by Russia on spying charge complains of threats A former U.S. Marine held in Moscow on suspicion of spying said on Friday he had been threatened by a Russian investigator and harassed in custody, ac...
17:48, 05/24/2019

"We're not Chinese officers": Indonesia fights anti-China disinformation Indonesian police arrested a man on Friday accused of creating an anti-Chinese disinformation campaign to incite racial hatred, amid a proliferation o...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Three Indian climbers die on crowded slopes of Mount Everest Three Indian climbers and one Nepali guide died on Mount Everest in the past couple of days, taking to seven the total number killed or missing on the...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Palace banquet, meeting with May on Trump's UK trip U.S. President Donald Trump will attend a banquet at Buckingham Palace with Queen Elizabeth and have a meeting with outgoing Prime Minister Theresa Ma...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Boris Johnson says next British PM must deliver 'proper' Brexit Britain's new prime minister must move quickly to "properly" leave the European Union, Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson said on Friday after Theresa Ma...
17:48, 05/24/2019

UK Foreign Secretary Hunt to stand for Conservative leadership: local paper Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will stand for the leadership of the Conservative Party following the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa Ma...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Brexit brings down May, Johnson stakes leadership claim Fighting back tears, Theresa May said on Friday she would quit after failing to deliver Brexit, setting up a contest that will install a new British p...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Fire in commercial center in India kills at least 17 At least 17 people were killed when a fire broke out in a four-story commercial building in the city of Surat in India's western state of Gujarat on F...
17:48, 05/24/2019

In western France, a village remembers D-Day's 'secret massacre' The lost U.S. paratrooper tapped on the door of the Rigault family's farmhouse in Normandy in the early hours of June 6, 1944, miles south of his inte...
17:48, 05/24/2019

UK Watchdog Finds Students 'Unfairly' Deported Over English Test Scam The UK's spending watchdog on Friday issued a damning rebuke of the British government's handling of a visa row involving compulsory English tests giv...
17:16, 05/24/2019

Emotional Theresa May Announces Resignation Amid Mutiny Over Brexit British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday announced in an emotional address that she will step down as Conservative leader on June 7 after failing ...
17:16, 05/24/2019

Brunei Sultan Returns Oxford Degree After Backlash On 'Death' For Gay Sex The Sultan of Brunei has returned an honorary degree awarded by Oxford University after it raised concerns about the Asian nation's strict new anti-LG...
17:16, 05/24/2019

Trump 'friend' Boris Johnson, who was born in the US, is the favorite to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May Boris Johnson was born in New York City to British parents and is the former mayor of London. President Donald Trump has called him a 'friend.&ap...
17:00, 05/24/2019

China denounces US 'rumors' and 'lies' about Huawei ties to Beijing China denounced U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for fabricating rumors after he said the chief executive of China's Huawei was lying about hi...
16:48, 05/24/2019

UK's Johnson says Britain should plan for no-deal Brexit Britain should be prepared to walk out of the European Union without a deal if it is to negotiate a suitable exit agreement, British lawmaker and prim...
16:48, 05/24/2019

North Korea has been testing ballistic missiles. So why won’t Trump use the B word? Washington and Seoul seem determined to downplay Pyongyang’s missile tests, calling them “short-range” rather than “ballistic.” The distinction is imp...
15:48, 05/24/2019

British PM Theresa May to resign next month over Brexit gridlock British Prime Minister Theresa May announced Friday she will resign next month, following three years of failing to solidify a deal to leave the Europ...
15:16, 05/24/2019

Rolling Stones give up royalties on hit 90s track in 'magnanimous gesture' Mick Jagger and Keith Richards from the legendary rock band The Rolling Stones have handed over the rights to a hit song despite legally winning its r...
14:48, 05/24/2019

Theresa May to resign as British prime minister: Timeline of Brexit and events that led to her demise A timeline of key events in how Brexit unfolded and how the political crisis led up to Theresa May's ouster as British prime minister: May 7, 2015: Br...
13:48, 05/24/2019

As UK's May announces exit date, a look at what happens next British Prime Minister Theresa May says she will step down as Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to replace her as party chief an...
13:48, 05/24/2019

North Korea says it won't resume talks unless US changes position North Korea says it will never resume nuclear talks with the U.S. unless the Trump administration modifies its position on unilateral demands for disa...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Yemen's president in letter to UN chief criticizes his envoy Yemen's president has sent a letter to the U.N. chief criticizing his envoy to the war-torn Arab country over allegedly siding with the Iran-aligned H...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Outcry over summoning of French journalists by intel agency Media advocacy group Reporters Without Borders is urging French authorities to explain why the country's intelligence agency summoned eight journalist...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Utah climber dies after scaling Everest in 7 summit bid An American climber who fulfilled his dream of climbing the highest mountains on each of the seven continents by reaching the summit of Mount Everest ...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about, confront sex abuse The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power ...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Boat with 58 migrants reaches Italian island of Lampedusa A boat carrying 58 migrants has reached the southern Italian island of Lampedusa, as flows continue despite the Italian government's strong efforts to...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Theresa May's departure marks the launch of leadership election; Boris Johnson the early favorite to become next PM British Prime Minister Theresa May’s resignation as the Conservative Party leader on Friday morning officially launched the high-stakes race to replac...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Taiwan gay marriage: Hundreds tie the knot on historic day Hundreds of gay couples in Taiwan have rushed to get married on Friday - the first day a landmark decision that legalised same-sex marriage took effec...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Sultan of Brunei returns Oxford degree after anti-gay law backlash The sultan of Brunei has returned an honorary degree awarded to him by Oxford University following a backlash to his proposal of the death penalty for...
13:48, 05/24/2019

New UK Conservative leader expected to be announced by late July The result of the contest to find a new leader of the Conservative Party to replace Theresa May as British prime minister is expected to be announced ...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Indonesian opposition set to challenge election result in court Defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is set to lodge a challenge to the result of the April 17 election in the Constitutional C...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Greek PM says EU poll is also vote of confidence in his policies Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday that the European parliament election was also a vote of confidence in his policies, and a minister...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Bomb in Afghan mosque kills senior cleric during Friday prayers A bomb exploded in a mosque in the Afghan capital, Kabul, during Friday prayers, officials said, killing three people including a senior preacher and ...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Pro-EU Dutch parties see surprise gains in first results of EU election Dutch mainstream, EU-supporting political parties made gains in the first test of the European Parliament election, according to an exit poll that sho...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Why U.S.-Iran tensions could quickly escalate into a crisis Three years ago, when Iran's military captured 10 U.S. sailors after they mistakenly strayed into Iranian waters, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry a...
13:16, 05/24/2019

UK opposition leader Corbyn: We must have an election Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday Theresa May was right to resign as prime minister and whoever replaced her as leader o...
13:16, 05/24/2019

New British PM will not get better Brexit deal - Ireland The European Union will not offer a better Brexit deal to the person who takes over as British prime minister, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney sa...
13:16, 05/24/2019

Bomb kills senior cleric during Friday prayers at Afghan mosque A bomb killed a senior Islamic preacher and wounded at least 16 devotees inside a mosque in the Afghan capital during Friday prayers, interior ministr...
13:16, 05/24/2019

Brexit Party leader Farage says PM May misjudged mood of Britain Nigel Farage, one of the faces of Britain's Brexit campaign, said Prime Minister Theresa May had misjudged the mood of the country, after she resigned...
13:16, 05/24/2019

Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, triggering a contest next month that will bring a new leader to power who is likely ...
13:16, 05/24/2019

EU holds ground on Brexit after PM May announces resignation: Commission The European Union's position on the terms of Britain's exit from the bloc has not changed despite British Prime Minister Theresa May announcing her J...
13:16, 05/24/2019

Canada's Trudeau exonerates Cree chief wrongly imprisoned in 1885 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who has been criticized by some indigenous communities, on Thursday apologized and posthumously exonerated a C...
13:16, 05/24/2019

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex marriages as couples tie knot Same-sex couples tied the knot in emotional scenes in Taiwan on Friday, the first legal marriages in Asia hailed by activists as a social revolution f...
13:16, 05/24/2019

Theresa May Will Resign as British Prime Minister After Failing to Deliver Brexit Theresa May will resign as leader of Britain’s ruling Conservative Party on June 7, she announced on the steps of 10 Downing Street on Friday mo...
13:00, 05/24/2019

North Korea Says Nuclear Talks Won’t Resume Unless the U.S. Changes Its ‘Unilateral’ Position (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea says nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away...
13:00, 05/24/2019

South Africa's Old Mutual suspends CEO after 'breakdown in trust' South Africa's No.2 insurer Old Mutual said on Friday Chief Executive Peter Moyo had been suspended following a "material breakdown in trust" bet...
12:32, 05/24/2019

The world's largest shipping firm warns of 'considerable uncertainties' as trade tensions rise Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing econom...
12:32, 05/24/2019

Deutsche Bank plans cuts at its US equities business Deutsche Bank is planning cuts at its U.S. equities business, including prime brokerage and equity derivatives, to win over shareholders unhappy about...
12:32, 05/24/2019

| US mulls more troops in Mid-East | Guatemalan family mourns son who died in US: WATCH the top World news videos for today Pentagon confirms it is weighing sending more troops to Middle East | Guatemalan family mourns son who died in US custody; here are the top World news...
12:16, 05/24/2019

| US charges Julian Assange with violating Espionage Act The Justice Department on Thursday charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with violating the US Espionage Act by publishing military and diplomatic ...
12:16, 05/24/2019

Poland's PiS ready to talk with Italian, Spanish far-right: PM Poland's ruling nationalists Law and Justice (PiS) are ready for talks on a European parliamentary alliance with Italy's far-right League party and Sp...
12:16, 05/24/2019

Net immigration to Britain falls to five-year low in 2018 Long-term immigration to Britain fell to a five-year low last year, driven by a fall in the number of migrants from the European Union, official figur...
12:16, 05/24/2019

Japan's Motegi says he will meet U.S. Trade Representative Lighthizer on Saturday Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Friday that he will meet with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Tokyo on Saturday for...
12:16, 05/24/2019

Britain's May says she will step down on June 7 Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would step down on June 7, succumbing to calls in her governing Conservative Party to make way for a new...
12:16, 05/24/2019

Thai king opens first parliament since 2014 coup Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Friday opened the country's first parliament since the military seized power from an elected government in a 20...
12:16, 05/24/2019

U.S. official urges Pacific Island nations to keep ties with Taiwan Pacific Island countries that have diplomatic ties with Taiwan should maintain them in the face of "heavy handed" attempts by China to reduce Taiwan's...
12:16, 05/24/2019

Facebook increased Vietnam content restrictions by 500% during 2018 - report Facebook increased the amount of content it restricted access to in Vietnam by over 500% in the last half of 2018, the U.S. social media giant said in...
12:16, 05/24/2019

Instant View: Reaction to British PM May's resignation Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would step down on June 7, succumbing to calls in her governing Conservative Party to make way for a new...
12:16, 05/24/2019

EU will not offer new British PM better Brexit deal: Irish foreign minister The European Union will not offer whoever takes over as British prime minister a better Brexit deal, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Frid...
12:16, 05/24/2019

Text: British Prime Minister Theresa May announces her resignation British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would step down as leader of the Conservative Party, triggering a contest for a new prime minist...
12:16, 05/24/2019

North Korea blames U.S. for failed summit, urges 'new calculation' North Korea said on Friday an "arbitrary and dishonest" U.S. position had resulted in the failure to reach a deal during a second North Korea-U.S. sum...
12:16, 05/24/2019

Ex-U.S. marine held in Russia on spying charge says he's being threatened: TASS A former U.S. Marine held in Russia on suspicion of spying told a court in Moscow on Friday that an investigator in the case was subjecting him to thr...
12:16, 05/24/2019

Choking back tears, Britain's May says goodbye to Downing Street British Prime Minister Theresa May was barely able to finish her resignation speech on Friday, her voice breaking as she fought back tears when descri...
12:16, 05/24/2019

Tearful Theresa May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation with EU Fighting back tears, British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, triggering a contest that will bring a new leader to power who ...
12:16, 05/24/2019

Pompeo to meet Merkel on May 31: German spokeswoman The visit of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Berlin, which was canceled at short notice, has been rescheduled for May 31, a spokeswoman for the...
12:16, 05/24/2019

Exclusive: Jaitley unlikely to remain Indian finance minister in Modi's new term - sources India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is unlikely to continue in his current role due to poor health as Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his second...
12:16, 05/24/2019

Trump administration considering new weapons sales to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections If Trump approves the weapons sale to the Saudis – potentially billions of dollars in U.S.-made arms – it would spark a fierce backlash fr...
12:16, 05/24/2019

Britain's embattled leader Theresa May resigns premiership amid Brexit deadlock May lasted three years in office. Her Conservative Party will start a process to replace her. It could take weeks.       &#...
12:16, 05/24/2019

Libya confirms it rescued 87 migrants in Mediterranean Libya's navy has confirmed it rescued 87 Europe-bound migrants, including six women and a child, off the country's Mediterranean coast, following a vi...
12:16, 05/24/2019

India's Modi facing urgent economic challenges after win Dissatisfaction with India's lagging economy didn't deter voters from handing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party a landslide...
12:16, 05/24/2019

UK PM Theresa May announces resignation amid fury over Brexit handling British Prime Minister Theresa May announced Friday that she will resign her premiership -- ending her months-long struggle to keep her job despite se...
12:16, 05/24/2019

Thai king opens 1st session of elected assembly since coup Thailand's king has addressed the first session of an elected parliament since the military staged a coup in 2014, advising lawmakers to take their re...
12:16, 05/24/2019

NKorea says talks won't resume unless US changes position North Korea says nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what the North describe...
12:16, 05/24/2019

Timeline of Brexit and events leading to May's departure A timeline of key events in how Brexit unfolded and how the political crisis led up to Theresa May's ouster as British prime minister: May 7, 2015: Br...
12:16, 05/24/2019

The race is on: Contenders vie to become next British PM Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement that she will leave 10 Downing Street has set off a fierce competition to succeed her as Conservative Party ...
12:16, 05/24/2019

Afghan police official says blast at Kabul mosque kills 2 An Afghan police official says a bomb exploded at a mosque in a western part of Kabul, killing two people, including the prayer leader, and wounding s...
12:16, 05/24/2019

Iran's Allies Target Its Rivals, Risking Conflict Some Iran-backed militias are lashing out at Tehran’s adversaries in the Middle East, forcing the U.S. and its allies to respond and risking an escala...
12:00, 05/24/2019

Theresa May to Quit as U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May said she would quit as British prime minister once her party chooses a successor, following her repeated failure to win approval for a Bre...
12:00, 05/24/2019

Two Melons Auctioned For Record Price $45,600 In Japan Two melons from the Japanese city of Yubari have fetched a record price of 5 million yen, or $45,600,in the first auction of this year's agricultural ...
12:00, 05/24/2019

WHO names emergency Ebola response chief to help stem epidemic in Congo The United Nations said it has appointed an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator as part of increased efforts to combat an epidemic in the Democratic ...
11:16, 05/24/2019

South Korea will conduct new military-civilian exercises next week, replacing joint U.S. drill canceled last year South Korea will launch a new civilian-military exercise next week, its defense ministry announced on Friday, an alternative to a joint exercise with ...
11:16, 05/24/2019

US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying more troops to the Middle East as it looks for ways to enhance the protection of its forc...
10:48, 05/24/2019

"Fake" Nancy Pelosi Clips, Slowed To Make Her Appear Drunk, Spread Online Distorted videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., altered to make her sound as if she's drunkenly slurring her words, are spreading rapidly ac...
10:48, 05/24/2019

Trump Tried To Stop Early Release Of "American Taliban" From US Prison John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was freed early from federal prison on Thursday after servin...
10:48, 05/24/2019

Trump Crying For Impeachment, Democrats Not On That Path: Nancy Pelosi House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., claimed Thursday that President Trump wants to be impeached and is upset that House Democrats are not rushing in...
10:48, 05/24/2019

Taiwan Holds First Gay Marriages In Historic Day For Asia Taiwan made history on Friday with Asia's first legal gay weddings as same-sex couples tied the knot in jubilant and emotional scenes, the culmination...
10:48, 05/24/2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX Launches Satellites For Starlink Internet Service High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX company launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Florida on Thursday on a mission to carry the first batch of five do...
10:48, 05/24/2019

Aviation Body, Boeing Moving Fast On Lifting 737 Max Ban: European Pilots An organization representing European pilots said Thursday that the Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing have failed to resolve fundamental ques...
10:48, 05/24/2019

Plan To Kill "As Many Girls As I See": Man Arrested After Second Chances Christopher Cleary had a history of threatening women with violence when he was arrested in January on the morning of the Women's March in Provo, Utah...
10:48, 05/24/2019

Harvey Weinstein Reaches Deal To Settle Cases For $44 Million: Report Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, an accused in rape and sexual assault cases, has reached a provisional $44 million settlement with alleged victim...
10:48, 05/24/2019

NASA Executive Quits Weeks After Appointment To Lead 2024 Moon Initiative A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, th...
10:48, 05/24/2019

2 Indians Among 3 Dead As 'Traffic Jam' On Everest Puts Climbers At Risk Three more climbers have died on Everest, expedition organisers and officials said Friday, taking the toll from a deadly week on the overcrowded peak ...
10:48, 05/24/2019

Pak Teacher Of 'American Taliban' Calls Him "Pure Person", Hails Release A Pakistani religious teacher who spent six months with "American Taliban" John Walker Lindh has hailed his release, describing him as a "good person"...
10:48, 05/24/2019

The Trump Administration May Bypass Congress to Export Weapons to Gulf States The White House may bypass Congress to export billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that are now on hold. Secret...
10:16, 05/24/2019

50 Children Have Been Rescued After Officials Busted a Multinational Paedophile Ring Nine people were arrested in Thailand, Australia and the U.S. and 50 children were rescued following an Interpol investigation into an international p...
10:16, 05/24/2019

First Couples Say ‘I Do’ in Taiwan After Same-Sex Marriage Is Legalized Tears flowed and bouquets flew on Friday as hundreds of same-sex couples exchanged vows in Taipei’s Shinyi District. Taiwan became the first cou...
10:16, 05/24/2019

Iran's foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with US Iran's foreign minister is in Pakistan on a critically timed visit amid a crisis between Tehran and Washington and ahead of next week's emergency Arab...
10:16, 05/24/2019

Trump's Japan visit to focus on personal ties, not substance President Donald Trump's Japan visit starting this weekend is to focus on personal ties with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe rather than substantive results...
10:16, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Oman says it's working to ease US-Iran tensions The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local...
10:16, 05/24/2019

As EU votes, Belgians hope to end national stalemate While all EU members go to the polls this week, Belgians on Sunday are also voting in a general election, looking to end months of political limbo spa...
10:16, 05/24/2019

D-Day for May? UK leader could name her departure date British Prime Minister Theresa May is meeting a leader of her Conservative lawmakers amid mounting speculation that she is about to announce her depar...
10:16, 05/24/2019