Jim Gomez, Associated Press | Posted Dec 4th - 8:20am
The Philippine vice president said Sunday that she will resign her Cabinet post, citing "major differences in principles and values" with President Rodrigo Duterte and an unspecified plot to remove her from the vice presidency.
Mohammed Daraghmeh, Associated Press | Posted Dec 4th - 7:50am
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas tightened his hold on the governing Fatah party and shut out a key rival, according to results Sunday of leadership elections in the movement that has dominated West Bank politics for decades.
Matti Huuhtanen, Associated Press | Posted Dec 4th - 7:10am
A gunman killed a local town councilor and two journalists in an apparent random shooting in a nightlife district in a small town in southeastern Finland, police said Sunday. A man has been detained on suspicion of murder.
The Syrian army on Sunday ordered rebels in Aleppo to leave the city or face "inevitable death," as a series of airstrikes on an opposition-held town elsewhere in the country killed 21 people, including three children.
Johnson Lai and Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press | Posted Dec 4th - 3:50am
With a 10-minute phone call and two tweets, Donald Trump inspired banner headlines and renewed hopes across Taiwan for a stronger partnership with the United States, while also inflaming the complex relationships between the U.S., mainland China, and the self-governing island China regards as a renegade province.