Niniek Karmini and Stephen Wright, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 11:20pm
Indonesia is screening travelers from neighboring Singapore for the mosquito-borne Zika virus as the city-state reports a growing number of infections and its first case of a pregnant woman testing positive.
Peter Prengaman, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 10:21pm
The permanent ouster of deeply unpopular President Dilma Rousseff by Brazil's Senate means that a man who is arguably just as unpopular is now faced with trying to ease the wounds of a divided nation mired in recession.
Gabon's president has narrowly won re-election, election officials said Wednesday, keeping alive a family dynasty in this oil-rich Central African country that reaches back to the 1960s. Clashes quickly broke out in the capital as opposition supporters claimed election fraud, looting and burning buildings.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 7:33pm
Israel should ratify the nuclear test ban treaty within five years — and Iran should also ratify but the timing is uncertain, the head of the U.N. organization established to implement the treaty said Wednesday.
Mark Stevenson and Maria Verza, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 7:31pm
Mexico's president was savaged on social media and in political circles following his joint press conference Wednesday with Donald Trump, with many seeing a national humiliation in his welcoming of a man who has derided migrants as rapists and criminals.
Stan Lehman, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 4:03pm
For years, President Dilma Rousseff and Vice President Michel Temer had a political partnership of convenience. From different parties, they ran on the same presidential ticket and served together for more than half a decade.
Days before a closely watched regional election in Germany, a leading member of the nationalist party Alternative for Germany launched an attack on a prominent Jewish activist, calling Wednesday for the anti-racism organization she heads to be shut down.
Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 2:01pm
Airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition hit a house in the northern Yemeni city of Saada in the early hours of Wednesday, killing at least 16 civilians, Yemen's rebel-controlled state news agency reported.
Macedonia's feuding party leaders agreed late Wednesday to hold early national elections on Dec. 11 to end a festering political crisis that has seen two previously agreed election dates cancelled this year.
Nicole Winfield, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 1:21pm
Italy began looking to the future Wednesday a week after an earthquake flattened three towns, with Premier Matteo Renzi tapping a reconstruction czar to oversee the rebuilding and investigators acquiring the first documentation into the construction blamed for the high death toll.
Ciaran Giles, Associated Press | Posted Aug 31st - 12:30pm
A majority of Spanish lawmakers Wednesday rejected conservative party leader Mariano Rajoy's bid to form a government, signaling Spain's eight-month political deadlock is unlikely to end any time soon.