Donna Cassata, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 20th - 6:31am
Sen. John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee, Vietnam prisoner of war and political maverick in Congress for more than three decades, has been diagnosed with an aggressive type of brain tumor.
Turkey's prime minister on Thursday appeared to shut the door on reviving efforts to reunify ethnically divided Cyprus anytime soon after high-level talks earlier this month failed to produce a hoped-for breakthrough deal.
Raf Casert and Pan Pylas, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 20th - 6:11am
The European Union and Britain tiptoed forward during their first full negotiation session on their divorce, but made it clear Thursday that the status and authority of the EU's European Court of Justice in any future deal could be a major stumbling block.
Eric Talmadge, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 20th - 4:26am
When North Korea decided to go nuclear, it committed to a huge investment in a program that would bring severe sanctions and eat up precious resources that could have been spent boosting the nation's quality of life.
Global stock markets were higher Thursday, buoyed by strong U.S. corporate earnings and upbeat data from Asia. Investors were looking ahead to a European Central Bank policy decision later in the day. Thursday for clues about the outlook for its monetary stimulus.
Raimundos Oki and Stephen Wright, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 20th - 2:21am
Almost two dozen parties are contesting parliamentary elections in East Timor this weekend that are likely to return independence heroes to power despite frustration in the young democracy with lack of economic progress and warnings the country could be bankrupt within a decade.