Second landslide hits stricken site in southwest China

June 27, 2017

A second landslide has struck the village in southwest China where rescue workers have been looking for nearly 100 people buried over the weekend by a massive wave of rocks…

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14-year-old excites Japan with record chess debut

June 27, 2017

A 14-year-old boy is taking his country by storm with a record-breaking start to his pro career in the Japanese version of chess.…

Papua New Guinea votes with corruption and economic woes key

June 27, 2017

Papua New Guinea voters are going to the polls in elections dominated by corruption allegations hanging over their prime minister and the South Pacific island nation’s deepening economic woes.…

Trump’s travel ban still doesn’t make any sense

June 27, 2017

The Supreme Court’s decision on Monday doesn’t strip away the moral validity of the arguments posed by the ban’s critics.…

Finding comfort, and North Korea, in a tiny restaurant

June 27, 2017

The little restaurant isn’t much to look at. It’s across the street from an empty lot in a city where bland high-rise apartment buildings sprawl in every direction. Boxes of…

Pay of new Australian postal service boss more than halved

June 27, 2017

The new boss of Australia’s postal service will be paid less than half the 5.6 million Australian dollar ($4.3 million) salary package that made her predecessor Australia’s highest-paid public servant.…

Asian stocks mostly higher after Wall Street closed mixed

June 27, 2017

Asian stocks were mostly higher in range-bound trade on Tuesday after Wall Street closed mixed.…

Corruption charge increases pressure on Brazil’s president

June 27, 2017

In a scathing 64-page indictment, Brazil’s top prosecutor described a scheming, arrogant and corrupt President Michel Temer who lined his pockets with illegal money while showing little regard for the…

What’s next for Brazil’s Temer following corruption charge?

June 27, 2017

Embattled in Congress and unpopular on the streets, President Michel Temer has now been charged with corruption by Brazil’s top prosecutor in the wake of a plea bargain signed by…

Mongolia’s presidential election tightens, runoff likely

June 27, 2017

Mongolia’s presidential election appeared headed for a runoff with the latest vote count early Tuesday showing a business tycoon leading the ruling party’s candidate and a nationalist wanting the country…

China’s jailed Nobel Peace laureate given medical parole

June 27, 2017

Imprisoned Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate and dissident Liu Xiaobo has been transferred to a hospital after being diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer, authorities and his friends say.…

Brother of boxer Julio Cesar Chavez slain in home in Mexico

June 27, 2017

The brother of legendary boxer Julio Cesar Chavez was killed in his home in western Mexico, state authorities said Monday.…

Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo taken from prison for treatment of liver cancer

June 27, 2017

Liu, who participated in the Tiananmen demonstrations, pushed for democracy in China and was arrested in 2008.…

Brazil’s president formally accused of corruption

June 27, 2017

Case against Michel Temer now goes to lower Chamber of Deputies in Congress.…

Brazil’s attorney general accuses President Michel Temer of corruption; Congress to consider possible trial

June 27, 2017

Brazil’s attorney general accuses President Michel Temer of corruption; Congress to consider possible trial.…

The Latest: Brazil’s attorney general formally accuses Temer

June 27, 2017

The Latest on Brazil’s political crisis and President Michel Temer (all times local):…

Brazil’s crisis deepens as president accused of corruption

June 27, 2017

Brazil’s attorney general formally accused President Michel Temer of corruption on Monday, making him the first sitting president in Latin America’s largest nation to face criminal charges.…

Charred body identified as missing Mexican journalist

June 27, 2017

A charred body found in western Mexico has been identified as the owner and director of a local television station abducted in May, the seventh journalist killed so far this…

Hurricane Dora moving away from Mexico’s southwest coast

June 27, 2017

Hurricane Dora strengthened off Mexico’s Pacific coast on Monday, but posed little threat as it spun out into the ocean away from land.…

London’s fire symptomatic of larger safety issues globally

June 27, 2017

The deaths of 79 people in a London apartment tower have triggered emergency inspections, evacuations and soul searching among British officials who failed to prevent the tragedy.…

Poll shows U.S. tumbling in world’s regard under Trump

June 27, 2017

According to a new Pew survey of 37 countries, just 49 percent view the United States favorably. …

Canada nurse gets life for killing 8 people in her care

June 26, 2017

A former nurse convicted of killing eight elderly people in her care was sentenced Monday to life imprisonment without possibility of parole for 25 years.…

UN says Colombia’s FARC rebels have handed over almost all individual weapons

June 26, 2017

UN says Colombia’s FARC rebels have handed over almost all individual weapons.…

UN: Colombian rebels have handed over almost all weapons

June 26, 2017

The United Nations say that leftist rebels in Colombia have turned over almost all of their fighters’ individual weapons as part of a historic peace deal reached with the government…

Company curbs sale of panels used on burned London high-rise

June 26, 2017

Arconic, the metal products maker that was once part of Alcoa Inc., said Monday it will stop selling one type of aluminum composite paneling for use on high-rise buildings after…

Theresa May details post-Brexit plans for EU citizens in UK

June 26, 2017

Theresa May forges deal with Democratic Unionist Party to form a majority in Parliament.…

Top Russian and US diplomats discuss cease-fire for Syria

June 26, 2017

The top diplomats of Russia and the United States have focused on the Syrian crisis in a phone call.…

Charred body identified as missing Mexican journalist

June 26, 2017

A charred body found in western Mexico has been identified as the owner and director of a local television station abducted in May, the seventh journalist killed so far this…

9 still missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

June 26, 2017

Scuba divers on Monday continued their search for bodies from a submerged boat in Colombia as authorities turned their attention to what led the tourist ferry to sink with more…

Merkel: Gay marriage could get ‘question of conscience’ vote

June 26, 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel for the first time seems to have softened her previous opposition toward legalizing same-sex marriages.…

Russia says extremists planned deadly bombing using encrypted chat app Telegram

June 26, 2017

The app has become a focus of Russian efforts to curb the use of encrypted chat programs, which are also used by opposition activists.…

Britain to test schools and hospitals after 75 out of 75 high-rise buildings fail fire safety tests

June 26, 2017

The 100 percent failure rate comes as the government reckons with the fallout of a blaze at London’s Grenfell Tower that killed 79 people.…

Romania president nominates ex-economy minister as premier

June 26, 2017

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on Monday nominated the outgoing economy minister as the new prime minister, saying the country needed to end a political crisis.…

Albania’s governing Socialists far ahead in early vote count

June 26, 2017

Albania’s left-wing Socialist Party appeared headed for a new governing mandate based on preliminary election results Monday from an election seen as crucial to the country’s bid to launch membership…

Swedish government announces release of hostage in Mali

June 26, 2017

A Swedish man kidnapped by Islamic militants in northern Mali nearly six years ago has been released from captivity, the Swedish government confirmed Monday.…

Mongolia’s ruling party candidate loses in presidential race

June 26, 2017

The Mongolian ruling party’s candidate lost in presidential elections to a populist business tycoon and a nationalist wanting the country to benefit more from its mineral wealth, preliminary results early…

Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party signs $1.9 billion deal with Theresa May’s Conservatives

June 26, 2017

The DUP will support May’s minority government in a crucial vote on her legislative package later this week.…

Jewish groups cancel meetings with Netanyahu in protest

June 26, 2017

Two high-profile groups of Jewish leaders on Monday canceled meetings with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to protest his government’s decision to scrap plans for a mixed-gender prayer area at Jerusalem’s…

First woman leads UK Changing of the Guard ceremony

June 26, 2017

A Canadian soldier made history Monday by becoming the first woman to lead the Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London.…

China’s jailed Nobel Peace laureate given medical parole

June 26, 2017

Imprisoned Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate and dissident Liu Xiaobo has been transferred to a hospital after being diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer, his former lawyer said Monday.…

London’s fire symptomatic of larger safety issues globally

June 26, 2017

The deaths of 79 people in a London apartment tower have triggered emergency inspections, evacuations and soul searching among British officials who failed to prevent the tragedy.…

44 people detained during Istanbul’s banned LGBT pride event

June 26, 2017

At least 44 people were detained during a march for LGBT rights that the governor of Istanbul had banned, Turkey’s state-run news agency reported Monday, while Europe’s top human rights…

Cladding maker Arconic discontinues sales of one type of cladding in high rise buildings after Grenfell fire

June 26, 2017

Cladding maker Arconic discontinues sales of one type of cladding in high rise buildings after Grenfell fire .…

Judge in Spain orders Salvador Dalí’s body exhumed for paternity test

June 26, 2017

A 60-year-old tarot card reader says she’s his daughter.…

Germany says Turkish bodyguards involved in D.C. skirmish ‘won’t set foot on German soil’

June 26, 2017

German authorities are expecting mass protests at next month’s G-20 summit in Hamburg.…

“Explicit” show at South African prison ignites scandal

June 26, 2017

AT least 13 South African officials face possible suspension after photos showing scantily clad female entertainers with inmates at a Johannesburg prison circulated on social media.…

First witnesses face Poland’s special restitution probe

June 26, 2017

A Polish commission investigating the irregular restitution of seized property to private owners is trying to determine the role of Warsaw mayor in the process as it questions its first…

British Prime Minister Theresa May says rights granted to EU citizens in UK must be reciprocal

June 26, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May says rights granted to EU citizens in UK must be reciprocal.…

British Prime Minister Theresa May says goal is to remove anxiety, provide certainty to EU citizens in UK

June 26, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May says goal is to remove anxiety, provide certainty to EU citizens in UK.…

French president pushes for further peace talks over Ukraine

June 26, 2017

Further peace talks over the Ukrainian crisis will be held in the coming days, French president Emmanuel Macron said Monday, following a meeting in Paris with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro…

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