Canada is outraged at Khashoggi’s killing. Is it outraged enough to act?

October 22, 2018

President Trudeau called an emergency meeting, but he did not announce plans to sanction Saudi Arabia.…

Health workers in Congo’s Ebola outbreak attacked weekly

October 22, 2018

Congo authorities say health teams dealing with the latest Ebola outbreak are being attacked three or four times a week on average, a level of violence never seen in the country’s nine previous outbreaks of the deadly virus…

The Latest: Hurricane Willa now Category 4, still dangerous

October 22, 2018

Hurricane Willa has weakened slightly off Mexico’s Pacific Coast and is now a Category 4 storm, but remains “extremely dangerous” ahead of an expected landfall Tuesday…

The Latest: Mnuchin meets with embattled Saudi crown prince

October 22, 2018

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin meets with Saudi Arabia’s embattled crown prince amid international criticism over the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Kashoggi…

Over 7K-strong, migrant caravan pushes on; still far from US

October 22, 2018

Thousands of Central American migrants have resumed an arduous trek toward the U.S. border, with members bristling at suggestions there could be terrorists among them and saying the caravan is being used for political ends in the United States…

Theresa May is defiant on Brexit as critics accuse her of losing control

October 22, 2018

The prime minister said that 95 percent of the deal has been negotiated. But the last 5 percent is a big hurdle.…

Istanbul has felt like home for Arab exiles. Khashoggi’s killing has them scared.

October 22, 2018

The slaying of the Saudi journalist has cast a pall over the city’s vibrant diaspora of Arab dissidents.…

Member of U.S.-led coalition killed in Afghanistan in apparent insider attack

October 22, 2018

Two others were reported wounded in the attack by a member of the Afghan security forces.…

Severe storms unload knee-deep hail in Rome

October 22, 2018

Torrential rain accompanied the hail, and some roads resembled ice-jammed rivers.…

Mnuchin meets with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman despite growing outcry over government’s role in journalist’s death

October 22, 2018

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin met with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Monday, illustrating how the White House is retaining close ties with the embattled Middle Eastern leader despite a growing international outcry. Saudi Arabia’s foreign ministry posted a photo of the meeting on Twitter. In a caption, the Saudi government wrote […]…

Germany plans to suspend arms sales to Saudis; other European countries press for more information on Khashoggi’s killing

October 22, 2018

The European Parliament is to vote Thursday on a nonbinding response to the journalist’s death.…

Ronaldo defends himself against rape accusation

October 22, 2018

Speaking publicly for the first time since being accused of rape, Cristiano Ronaldo has defended himself against the allegation and says he is confident the truth will come out in the case…

Poland’s ruling populists see power, appeal checked

October 22, 2018

Poland’s populist ruling party has seen its fortunes turn after nearly three years of aggressive governing and vast popularity…

Russian woman mocks US charges of meddling in 2018 election

October 22, 2018

A Russian woman accused by the U.S. of helping oversee a social media effort to influence the 2018 U.S. midterm elections has mocked the accusations…

Analysis: The despair at the heart of Afghanistan’s election

October 22, 2018

This weekend’s parliamentary vote was marred by violence, problems at the polls and a widespread sense that the country is nearing a point of no return.…

Israel says it finds Hezbollah outpost on Lebanon border

October 22, 2018

The Israeli military says it has uncovered a militant outpost on the Lebanese border that Hezbollah guerrillas have set up under the guise of an environmental advocacy group…

UK official says airstrikes against Islamic State continue

October 22, 2018

Britain’s defense secretary says the country has launched 27 airstrikes against Islamic State positions in the last month…

Category 5 Hurricane Willa threatens Mexico’s Pacific coast

October 22, 2018

Hurricane Willa has grown into a potentially catastrophic Category 5 storm and is sweeping toward Mexico’s Pacific coast with winds of 160 mph (260 kph)…

Afghan soldier fires on NATO troops, killing 1

October 22, 2018

NATO says an Afghan soldier has opened fire on coalition forces, killing a NATO soldier and wounding two others…

As Trump rails, US allies take lead in changing trade rules

October 22, 2018

While the Trump administration and China fight over trade, Canada and the European Union are quietly trying to update the rulebook of commerce that has barely budged since the Digital Age.…

UK supermarket Morrisons faces payouts in data leak

October 22, 2018

Britain’s Court of Appeal says that supermarket chain Morrisons is liable for compensation claims for thousands of staff whose personal data was placed the internet by a rogue employee.…

A man on Ryanair yelled racist insults at a black woman. She was the one who had to change seats.

October 22, 2018

In a widely shared video of the confrontation, the man calls the woman a “stupid ugly cow” and “ugly black bastard!” He was allowed to remain on the flight.…

Turkish crime-scene investigators arrive at car park where vehicle belonging to Saudi Consulate was found

October 22, 2018

Turkish crime-scene investigators arrive at car park where vehicle belonging to Saudi Consulate was found…

Japan’s prime minister, a Trump buddy, now tries to cozy up to China’s president

October 22, 2018

President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold their first bilateral meeting in more than seven years this week.…

Vote count begins after chaotic Afghan elections

October 22, 2018

Afghan authorities have begun counting votes after chaotic parliamentary elections marred by violence, technical glitches and unprecedented delays…

Africa’s oldest president, Cameroon’s Paul Biya, easily wins 7th term as turnout plummets in separatist-hit regions

October 22, 2018

Africa’s oldest president, Cameroon’s Paul Biya, easily wins 7th term as turnout plummets in separatist-hit regions…

Germany halts arms deals with Saudi Arabia, encourages allies to do the same

October 22, 2018

“Arms exports can’t take place in the current circumstances,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday.…

The Latest: Bosnian police block migrant march to Croatia

October 22, 2018

The Latest: Bosnian police have blocked some 200 migrants from reaching the border with neighboring Croatia, which is a member of the European Union…

Italy’s game of chicken with Europe is getting serious again

October 22, 2018

For a long time, Italy has been Europe’s hidden crisis. Now, though, it’s becoming much more open.…

‘Extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Willa aims for Mexico’s west

October 22, 2018

Hurricane Willa has grown rapidly into an “extremely dangerous” near-Category 5 storm in the eastern Pacific, on a path that could potentially bring landfall on a stretch of coast in Mexico between Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta in the coming days…

Pakistani dies after immolation to protest police bribery

October 22, 2018

Pakistani officials: Rickshaw driver who set himself on fire to protest police demands for bribes dies of burns…

The Latest: EU urges Russia, US to preserve 1987 arms treaty

October 22, 2018

The European Union is calling on the United States and Russia to stick to a 1987 nuclear weapons treaty and make sure it is “fully and verifiably implemented.”…

Malta academic in Trump probe has history of vanishing acts

October 22, 2018

The Maltese academic who allegedly dropped the first hints of Russian interference into the US presidential election has gone missing…

Maldives court frees opposition leader convicted of bribery

October 22, 2018

A court in the Maldives has freed an opposition leader, setting aside a lower court’s conviction for bribery…

Death toll rises to 3 in China mining accident; 18 trapped

October 22, 2018

The death toll in a coal mine accident in eastern China has climbed to three after one of the miners who was rescued died after receiving medical treatment…

Death toll rises to 3 in China mining accident; 18 trapped

October 22, 2018

The death toll in a coal mine accident in eastern China has climbed to three after one of the miners who was rescued died after receiving medical treatment…

Listen to the eerie song of Antarctica — melting

October 22, 2018

Researchers discovered a constant warble in the ice — which faded to something like a dial tone during one of the warmest summers on record.…

Philippine court rejects Duterte bid to have critic arrested

October 22, 2018

A Philippine court has rejected a petition by President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration to have his fiercest critic in the Senate arrested, in a legal setback for Duterte that the senator called a victory for democracy…

Poland: Top court judges return from forced retirements

October 22, 2018

Several Supreme Court judges in Poland have returned from government-imposed retirements after the European Union’s top court ordered their reinstatements…

Kremlin concerned over Trump’s decision to leave arms treaty

October 22, 2018

The Kremlin says it is concerned about U.S. President Donald Trump’s intention to withdraw from a landmark nuclear weapons treaty…

Russian paper: Indicted Prigozhin ordered beatings, killing

October 22, 2018

The Russian independent newspaper Novaya Gazeta says a security aide of businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, who has been indicted in the United States for trying to interfere with the 2016 U.S. election, has been involved in attacks on several people…

In China, investigations and purges become the new normal

October 22, 2018

Tons of hidden cash. Posthumous punishments. Six years into President Xi Jinping’s rule, a corruption-busting drive is also serving as a powerful political tool.…

Israeli forces kill Palestinian who tried to stab a soldier

October 22, 2018

Israeli military says forces shot and killed Palestinian who attempted to stab a soldier in the West Bank…

Japanese Nobel chemistry laureate Shimomura dies at 90

October 22, 2018

Japanese-born Marine biologist Osamu Shimomura, who won the Nobel Prize in chemistry, has died at age 90…

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

October 22, 2018

Recent developments in the South China Sea: Joint naval drills being held with Southeast Asian navies and China; US and Chinese defense chiefs talk at regional security meeting…

The despair at the heart of Afghanistan’s election

October 22, 2018

This weekend’s parliamentary vote was marred by violence, problems at the polls and a widespread sense that the country is nearing a point of no return.…

Rescuers search site after train crash killed 18 in Taiwan

October 22, 2018

Rescuers are searching the wreckage after one of Taiwan’s fastest passenger trains derailed on a curve, killing at least 18 people and injuring more than 180…

PM formally apologizes to Australian child sex abuse victims

October 22, 2018

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has delivered a formal apology to the country’s victims of child sex abuse, saying the nation must acknowledge their long journey…

For many Brazilians, election is picking ‘lesser of evils’

October 22, 2018

For many Brazilians, the presidential election is shaping up to be a choice of “lesser of evils”…

2 Koreas, US-led UN Command meet again at Koreas’ border

October 22, 2018

The two Koreas and the U.S.-led U.N. Command are meeting again at the Koreas’ border village to examine an ongoing effort to disarm the area…

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