Bolivia’s Socialists may revive Latin America’s ‘pink tide’

October 20, 2020

Luis Arce’s victory adds to the sense of momentum behind left-leaning politics elsewhere in the region.…

Taiwanese, Chinese staffers injured after clash in Fiji

October 19, 2020

China and Taiwan are trading accusations over a fight between Chinese diplomats and Taiwan government employees at a reception in Fiji celebrating Taiwan’s National Day…

Nigeria’s anti-police protesters storm prison, free inmates

October 19, 2020

Nigeria’s protests against police brutality turned violent Monday when a crowd stormed a prison and freed some inmates in Benin in southern Nigeria…

Coronavirus surge tests U.S. and European resolve

October 19, 2020

The “relaxed summer is over,” said German Chancellor Angela Merkel. “Now we are facing difficult months.”…

A zoo worker was mauled to death by bears as tourists watched in horror

October 19, 2020

Shanghai Wildlife Park officials said they were “extremely heartbroken” after the deadly attack.…

A zoo worker was mauled to death by bears as tourists watched in horror

October 19, 2020

Shanghai Wildlife Park officials said they were “extremely heartbroken” following the deadly attack.…

A zoo worker was mauled to death by bears as tourists watched in horror

October 19, 2020

Shanghai Wildlife Park officials said they were “extremely heartbroken” following the deadly attack.…

U.S. held secret talks with Syria over missing American journalist, sanctions and U.S. military presence, Syrian newspaper reports

October 19, 2020

Two U.S. officials reportedly met with intelligence chief in rare high-level talks and discussed Austin Tice, abducted in Syria in 2012.…

U.S. held secret talks with Syria over missing American journalist, sanctions and U.S. military presence, Syrian newspaper reports

October 19, 2020

Two U.S. officials reportedly met with intelligence chief in rare high-level talks and discussed Austin Tice, abducted in Syria in 2012.…

U.S. held secret talks with Syria over missing American journalist, sanctions and U.S. military presence, Syrian newspaper reports

October 19, 2020

Two U.S. officials reportedly met with intelligence chief in rare high-level talks and discussed Austin Tice, abducted in Syria in 2012.…

Dutch money for children of summarily executed Indonesians

October 19, 2020

The Netherlands’ government says it will pay compensation to the children of Indonesian men summarily executed by Dutch forces during the southeast Asian nation’s struggle for independence in the 1940s…

Dutch money for children of summarily executed Indonesians

October 19, 2020

The Netherlands’ government says it will pay compensation to the children of Indonesian men summarily executed by Dutch forces during the southeast Asian nation’s struggle for independence in the 1940s…

Taiwan, China trade accusations after staffers fight in Fiji

October 19, 2020

China and Taiwan are trading accusations over a fight between Chinese diplomats and Taiwan government employees at a reception in Fiji celebrating Taiwan’s National Day…

Argentina passes 1 million cases as virus hits Latin America

October 19, 2020

Argentina has reached a grim milestone in the pandemic, becoming the fifth country in the world to surpass 1 million coronavirus cases…

South Africa’s health minister gets COVID-19, as cases rise

October 19, 2020

South Africa’s health minister Dr. Zweli Mkhize has announced that he and his wife have tested positive for COVID-19 and warned of a possible resurgence of the disease in the country…

South Africa’s health minister gets COVID-19, as cases rise

October 19, 2020

South Africa’s health minister Dr. Zweli Mkhize has announced that he and his wife have tested positive for COVID-19 and warned of a possible resurgence of the disease in the country…

China pulls ahead among major economies in pandemic recovery

October 19, 2020

China reported third-quarter growth figures that will probably make it the only country to grow, rather than contract, in 2020.…

China pulls ahead among major economies in post-covid recovery

October 19, 2020

China reported third-quarter growth figures that will probably make it the only country to grow, rather than contract, in 2020.…

China pulls ahead among major economies in post-covid recovery

October 19, 2020

China reported third-quarter growth figures that will probably make it the only country to grow, rather than contract, in 2020.…

UN: Central African Republic on way to successful elections

October 19, 2020

The U.N. envoy for Central African Republic says the country “is very definitely on its way to holding successful elections” in late December…

Thai protesters inspired by Hong Kong tactics in fight against the government

October 19, 2020

Thailand’s leaderless, digitally driven protests are breaking the mold and confounding authorities.…

Thai protesters inspired by Hong Kong tactics in fight against the government

October 19, 2020

Thailand’s leaderless, digitally driven protests are breaking the mold and confounding authorities.…

‘Asbestos’ no more: Canadian town opts for less carcinogenic name

October 19, 2020

A Quebec community, named for its most infamous export, tries to rebrand.…

Trial of Russian charged in bitcoin fraud begins in Paris

October 19, 2020

The trial of a Russian man alleged to have used ransomware in a 135 million euros ($157 million) bitcoin fraud will begin Monday…

Trial of Russian charged in bitcoin fraud begins in Paris

October 19, 2020

The trial of a Russian man alleged to have used ransomware in a 135 million euros ($157 million) bitcoin fraud will begin Monday…

Pentagon estimates cost of new nuclear missiles at $95.8B

October 19, 2020

The Pentagon has raised to $95.8 billion the estimated cost of fielding a new fleet of land-based nuclear missiles to replace the Minuteman 3 arsenal that has operated continuously for 50 years…

Key Palestinian official in critical condition with covid-19

October 19, 2020

Saeb Erekat, the longtime public face of senior Palestinian leadership, is on a ventilator in an Israeli hospital.…

India army apprehends Chinese soldier amid military standoff

October 19, 2020

The Indian military says it apprehended a Chinese soldier in the remote Ladakh region, where the two countries are locked in a monthslong military standoff along their disputed mountain border…

China delivers diatribe against U.S. climate policies

October 19, 2020

China delivers diatribe against U.S. climate policies…

China delivers diatribe against U.S. climate policies

October 19, 2020

China delivers diatribe against U.S. climate policies…

Facing terror charges, ETA’s last boss apologizes for deaths

October 19, 2020

The last-known chief of now-extinct Basque separatist militant group ETA is going on trial in Paris for terrorism charges, which he deems “absurd” because of his role in ending its long-standing conflict…

Facing terror charges, ETA’s last boss apologizes for deaths

October 19, 2020

The last-known chief of now-extinct Basque separatist militant group ETA is going on trial in Paris for terrorism charges, which he deems “absurd” because of his role in ending its long-standing conflict…

Facing terror charges, ETA’s last boss apologizes for deaths

October 19, 2020

The last-known chief of now-extinct Basque separatist militant group ETA is going on trial in Paris for terrorism charges, which he deems “absurd” because of his role in ending its long-standing conflict…

Israeli hospital hosts wedding of COVID-19 patient’s son

October 19, 2020

An Israeli man hospitalized with the coronavirus has been granted the rare chance to take part in his son’s wedding after a Jerusalem hospital hosted the ceremony on its grounds, beneath the man’s hospital room window…

Vaccine storage demands could leave 3B people in virus cold

October 19, 2020

From factory to syringe, the world’s most promising coronavirus vaccine candidates need nonstop sterile refrigeration to stay potent and safe…

Supreme Court to review Trump’s border wall funding and ‘Remain in Mexico’ program

October 19, 2020

The Trump administration asked the court to intervene in both cases because lower courts have ruled against its policies.…

Supreme Court to review Trump’s border wall funding and ‘Remain in Mexico’ program

October 19, 2020

The Trump administration asked the court to intervene in both cases because lower courts have ruled against its policies.…

In Japan, divorce can mean losing access to children. Many parents want that to change.

October 19, 2020

Court challenges “fundamental rights” of children to see both parents.…

Top UK bishops slam ‘disastrous’ bill as Brexit talks teeter

October 19, 2020

The U.K.’s most senior Anglican bishops have warned that legislation breaching part of the Brexit divorce agreement the government signed with the European Union will set a “disastrous precedent” and could undermine peace in Northern Ireland…

Pentagon estimates cost of new nuclear missiles at $95.8B

October 19, 2020

The Pentagon has raised to $95.8 billion the estimated cost of fielding a new fleet of land-based nuclear missiles to replace the Minuteman 3 arsenal that has operated continuously for 50 years…

Pentagon estimates cost of new nuclear missiles at $95.8B

October 19, 2020

The Pentagon has raised to $95.8 billion the estimated cost of fielding a new fleet of land-based nuclear missiles to replace the Minuteman 3 arsenal that has operated continuously for 50 years…

US envoy warns new violence threatens Afghan peace process

October 19, 2020

The U.S. special envoy to Afghanistan is warning that “distressingly high” levels of violence threaten to derail ongoing peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban…

Guinea’s opposition leader claims election victory

October 19, 2020

Guinea’s opposition candidate Cellou Dalein Diallo has declared himself the winner of the West African country’s presidential election before the official results have been announced…

Guinea’s opposition leader claims election victory

October 19, 2020

Guinea’s opposition candidate Cellou Dalein Diallo has declared himself the winner of the West African country’s presidential election before the official results have been announced…

Turkey arrests man accused of spying for the United Arab Emirates, a regional rival

October 19, 2020

The man confessed to espionage, including spying on Arab dissidents, a Turkish official said.…

Turkey arrests man accused of spying for the United Arab Emirates, a regional rival

October 19, 2020

The man confessed to espionage, including spying on Arab dissidents, a Turkish official said.…

Trump envoy traveled to Syria for talks on missing Americans

October 19, 2020

A senior White House official made an unusual, secret visit to Syria for high-level talks aimed at securing the release of two Americans who have been missing for years amid the country’s long civil war…

Trump envoy traveled to Syria for talks on missing Americans

October 19, 2020

A senior White House official made an unusual, secret visit to Syria for high-level talks aimed at securing the release of two Americans who have been missing for years amid the country’s long civil war…

New Zealand’s Ardern credits virus response for election win

October 18, 2020

A day after winning a second term in a landside victory, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she sees the election result as an endorsement of her government’s efforts to stamp out the coronavirus and reboot the economy…

Socialists claim massive victory in Bolivia, one year after being ousted

October 18, 2020

Exit polls showed MAS candidate Luis Arce, Evo Morales’s former finance minister, headed to victory in the bitterly fought presidential election.…