Thousands gather in support of Brazil’s far-right candidate

September 30, 2018

Thousands of demonstrate in in support of Jair Bolsonaro, the far-right presidential front-runner in Brazil’s next week’s elections…

Hurricane Rosa heads for Baja, Southwestern US

September 30, 2018

Hurricane Rosa is on a track to drench northwest Mexico and parts of the U.S. Southwest…

Macedonia: Referendum approves name change, but turnout low

September 30, 2018

A referendum on changing Macedonia’s name as part of a deal that would pave the way for NATO membership won overwhelming support Sunday, but low turnout highlighted the hurdles that still remain for the Balkan country to join the alliance.…

In Syria, Trump administration takes on new goal: Iranian retreat

September 30, 2018

The Trump administration has made countering Iran’s network of proxy forces a primary goal in the Middle East.…

In a blow to the West, most Macedonians sit out vote to unlock NATO and E.U. membership

September 30, 2018

The result creates a crisis for Macedonia’s pro-Europe government.…

Canada, US make progress in trade talks but no deal yet

September 30, 2018

Canada’s ambassador to Washington says the U.S. and Canada have made a lot of progress in free trade talks but there is no deal…

Death toll soars past 800 in Indonesian earthquake, tsunami 

September 30, 2018

Officials and aid agencies struggled with battered communications, destroyed roads and landslides, fearing the number of people killed could be in the thousands.…

L’Oreal hosts 1st show on Seine in Paris; Valentino delights

September 30, 2018

L’Oreal hosts 1st show on Seine in Paris; Valentino delights…

Macedonia’s prime minister says he has no intention of resigning as ‘vast majority’ of voters backed name change deal.

September 30, 2018

Macedonia’s prime minister says he has no intention of resigning as ‘vast majority’ of voters backed name change deal.…

The Latest: Over 800 dead in Indonesia quake and tsunami

September 30, 2018

Indonesia’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency says the mass grave it is digging in the city of Palu for earthquake and tsunami victims will hold at least 300 bodies…

Over 800 dead in Indonesia quake and tsunami; toll may rise

September 30, 2018

Rescuers are struggling to reach victims in several coastal towns in Indonesia that were hit by an earthquake and tsunami, and authorities fear the toll of more than 800 confirmed dead would rise…

Results from nearly half of polling stations show 90.8 percent voted in favor of Macedonia name change.

September 30, 2018

Results from nearly half of polling stations show 90.8 percent voted in favor of Macedonia name change.…

Kurds in Iraq hold critical election amid competing visions of the autonomous region

September 30, 2018

A referendum last year on independence from Iraq left the Kurdish region isolated.…

Slovakia: Suspects in reporter’s slaying kept in custody

September 30, 2018

A court in Slovakia has ruled to keep in custody the suspects who face murder charges in the slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee…

Former Maldives president released from prison

September 30, 2018

A Maldives court has released a former president who was serving a 19-month sentence for failing to cooperate with a police investigation…

Faced with migration ‘crisis,’ U.S. border chief finds no easy fix in Central America

September 30, 2018

People are streaming to the U.S. border amid deep structural issues.…

Iraq’s Kurds hold elections for regional parliament

September 30, 2018

Iraq’s self-ruled Kurdish region holds parliament elections, year after independence vote sparked backlash from Baghdad…

Opponent of U.S. military bases wins Okinawa gubernatorial election

September 30, 2018

Denny Tamaki wants a major reduction in the U.S. military presence on the strategically vital Japanese island, which houses the largest U.S. air base in the Asia-Pacific region.…

Iran sentences 3 suspects to death over financial crimes

September 30, 2018

Report: Iranian special courts sentence 3 to death over corruption; 32 suspects get prison terms up to 20 years…

A year later, Catalonia’s secession vote scars region, Spain

September 30, 2018

Amid timid efforts to mend ties at home, in slogan-clad streets and at the political level, the echoes of last fall’s unauthorized secession vote in Catalonia linger among Catalans one year later…

Warning system might have saved lives in Indonesian tsunami

September 30, 2018

An early warning system that might have prevented some deaths in the tsunami that hit an Indonesian island on Friday is stalled in the testing phase…

Syrian rebel group won’t abandon front lines in province

September 30, 2018

Syrian rebel group won’t pull back fighters from front-line positions in contested northwestern province of Idlib…

The Latest: Spain rescues 466 people crossing Mediterranean

September 30, 2018

Spain’s maritime rescue service says it has saved 466 migrants attempting the dangerous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea from North Africa to European shores…

Nobel Prizes still struggle with wide gender disparity

September 30, 2018

Nobel Prizes are the most prestigious awards on the planet but the aura of this year’s announcements has been dulled by questions over why so few women have entered the pantheon, particularly in the sciences…

After a year of setbacks, Palestinians see a few bright spots

September 30, 2018

Riyad Mansour, the Palestinian ambassador to the United Nations, said the Trump administration has failed in its efforts to erode support for Palestinians.…

After a year of setbacks, Palestinians see a few bright spots

September 30, 2018

Riyad Mansour, the Palestinian ambassador to the United Nations, said the Trump administration has failed in its efforts to erode support for Palestinians.…

Japan election weighs controversy of US bases on Okinawa

September 30, 2018

Okinawans are choosing a governor in an election that many see hinging on how voters feel about the American military presence on the southwestern Japanese island…

They were promised a ‘paradise’ in N. Korea. They’re now suing over the lies.

September 30, 2018

Tens of thousands of ethnic Koreans were lured to North Korea from Japan during the Cold War. Five families are now in court over the hardships they endured and demanding that their relatives be given the right to return to Japan.…

Typhoon pummels Japan, flights canceled, trains shut down

September 30, 2018

Typhoon pummels Japan, flights canceled, trains shut down…

Indonesia’s disaster agency says death toll for earthquake and tsunami has climbed to 832

September 30, 2018

Indonesia’s disaster agency says death toll for earthquake and tsunami has climbed to 832…

After Brazil museum fire, debate over how, or if, to rebuild

September 30, 2018

A fire that tore through Brazil’s National Museum has sparked debate about whether or how to rebuild, as experts warn about the irreplaceable loss of original objects…

FBI contacts second woman who has accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

September 30, 2018

President Trump on Saturday called the FBI investigation “a blessing in disguise,” and said he continues to believe his Supreme Court nominee did nothing wrong.…

India, Pakistan clash in UN over support for terrorists

September 30, 2018

In UN speech, India accuses Pakistan or harboring terrorists, Pakistan shoots back…

Paradise bay likely made Indonesia tsunami more dangerous

September 30, 2018

Experts say thin paradise bay likely made Indonesian tsunami waves bigger and more dangerous…

Iran plans to use other currencies to get around U.S. sanctions

September 30, 2018

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said his country is developing plans with other countries to sell oil and conduct other trade even after harsh sanctions take effect in November.…

The Latest: Multilateralism main theme at General Assembly

September 30, 2018

Multilateralism has been the main theme at this year’s UN General Assembly…

Syria FM: Victory over ‘terrorism’ is near, US must leave

September 30, 2018

Declaring that victory over “terrorism” is almost at hand after more than 7 years of civil war, Syria’s foreign minister took to the world stage Saturday and demanded that “occupation” forces from the US, France and Turkey leave the country immediately…

N. Korea FM: Peace possible, but only if US ends hostility

September 30, 2018

North Korea’s foreign minister urged the United States on Saturday to end what he called seven decades of entrenched hostility toward the North if Washington wants to restart deadlocked diplomacy meant to rid Pyongyang of its nuclear bombs…

The Latest: Somali FM calls for end to UN arms embargo

September 29, 2018

A year after Dominica’s prime minister made an impassioned plea at the U.N. for help for his and other island nations battered by hurricanes, Foreign Minister Francine Baron says the experience and response made her country “stronger and more motivated.”…

‘United’ or ‘Nations’? Balance is UN’s existential question

September 29, 2018

[’United’ or ‘Nations’? Balance is UN’s existential question.]…

India, at UN: Pakistan is harboring terrorists

September 29, 2018

In UN speech, India accuses Pakistan or harboring terrorists, denies sabotaging peace talks…

Powerful storm in Mediterranean brings heavy rain to Greece

September 29, 2018

A rare and powerful Mediterranean storm brought torrential rain to southern Greece Saturday, reaching the capital Athens late in the night.…

Iran airs video said to show March encounter with US carrier

September 29, 2018

Iran’s state TV airs footage said to show encounter early this year between Revolutionary Guard, USS Theodore Roosevelt in key strait…

Mexico’s AMLO vows not to use military against civilians

September 29, 2018

Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has vowed to never use military force against civilians as the country approaches the 50th anniversary of a bloody reprisal against students…

Thousands protest leading Brazil presidential candidate

September 29, 2018

Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets Saturday in protest against the presidential front-runner, a far right congressman whose campaign has exposed and deepened divisions in Latin America’s largest country…

NKorea: US needs to build our trust, and sanctions lower it

September 29, 2018

North Korea: US needs to increase our trust, and sanctions lower it; Syria demands US, French and Turkish troops pull out…

‘It breeds resistance’: Even among conservatives, Trump’s use of presidential power causes alarm

September 29, 2018

Constitutionally, his actions are defensible. But there’s deepening worry that Congress will impose permanent restrictions on the office as lawmakers seek to restrain this president.…

Death toll in Indonesia from earthquake and tsunami could reach into the thousands, nation’s vice president says

September 29, 2018

Indonesian officials called off a tsunami warning just as a wall of seawater plowed through a city on the island of Sulawesi. Rescue leaders predict the death toll could climb significantly.…

Volcano spews ash on Mexico City

September 29, 2018

Ash spewing from the Popocatepetl volcano has reached the southern neighborhoods of Mexico’s capital…

AP Explains: Macedonia referendum: What’s in a name?

September 29, 2018

AP Explains: Macedonians will vote on whether to change their country’s name to North Macedonia, paving the way for NATO membership…

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