Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 10:55pm
Chinese officials have told the U.S. that they've tightened inspections and policing along the border with North Korea as part of U.N. sanctions aimed at halting Pyongyang's nuclear and missile activities, the top U.S. diplomat for East Asia said Friday.
AP Investigation: A Sri Lankan general dogged by war crimes allegations in his own country was sent to Haiti to investigate the alleged rape of a teenager but admits he never talked to the victim. He dismisses allegations that Sri Lankan soldiers preyed on Haitian children in a sex ring uncovered in 2007. The U.N., meanwhile, says beggars can't be choosers when it comes to patrolling the world's crises.
Katy Daigle and Paisley Dodds, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 10:33pm
The general sat on a plastic lawn chair in the garden of his mother's home, the scent of tropical blooms filling the air as he talked about the alleged rape and sodomy of a Haitian teenager by a Sri Lankan peacekeeper.
Christopher Sherman, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 10:14pm
At a recent political rally in this crime-ridden Mexico City suburb, next year's presidential election was discussed as much as the upcoming June 4 vote for governor in the country's most populous state.
Jim Gomez and Teresa Cerojano, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 10:14pm
Philippine troops backed by armored vehicles and rocket-firing helicopters fought to re-take control of a city that has been under attack by gunmen linked to the Islamic State group since a raid earlier this week failed to capture one of Asia's most-wanted militants.
White House economic adviser Gary Cohn says President Donald Trump is "looking at" the future of U.S. sanctions on Russia. Asked what the current administration position is, Cohn said, "Right now, we don't have a position."
Walking away from the spotlight can be tough on any retiring head of state, but former Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa's party indicates his intense schedule during the final days in office may have made him ill.
Eraldo Peres and Sarah Dilorenzo, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 4:52pm
Brazil's president on Thursday canceled an order that sent soldiers into the streets of the capital, following criticism that the move was excessive and merely an effort to maintain power amid increasing calls for his resignation.
Sylvia Hui, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 4:20pm
He was quiet and withdrawn, a college dropout who liked soccer — and, some say, showed alarming signs of being radicalized years before he walked into a pop concert at Britain's Manchester Arena and detonated a powerful bomb, killing himself and 22 others.
Julie Pace and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 3:40pm
Surrounded by stone-faced allies, President Donald Trump rebuked fellow NATO members Thursday for failing to meet the military alliance's financial benchmarks, asserting that leaves it weaker and shortchanges "the people and taxpayers of the United States."