Eileen Ng, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 3:03am
The poison used to kill the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader at a crowded air terminal in Malaysia was the banned chemical weapon VX nerve agent, police said Friday, as they began a sweep of the airport for any traces of the deadly toxin.
Omer Farooq, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 2:53am
The shooting of two Indians in a crowded suburban Kansas City bar has sent shock waves through their hometowns, and India's government is rushing diplomats to monitor progress in investigation into the crime.
South Africa's president on Friday condemned reports of violence and intimidation against foreigners and called for restraint as residents of the capital launched a protest against Nigerians and others.
Rod McGuirk, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 2:18am
Some Australians foresee trouble in their country's traditionally strong alliance with the United States because of what they see as "unpresidential" behavior from President Donald Trump, while others think outspoken businessman-turned-Australian-leader Malcolm Turnbull is a good match for him.
The French environmental party's presidential candidate is giving up his bid and joining the campaign of Socialist Benoit Hamon, in hopes of boosting the floundering left's chances of keeping the Elysee Palace.
A new poll shows Germany's center-left Social Democrats nudging past Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc in support for the first time in more than a decade, riding a wave of enthusiasm from their surprise nomination of a new leader.
Susannah George and Balint Szlanko, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 11:13pm
U.S. Army Lt. Col. James Browning juggled phone calls on an overstuffed sofa in a small village south of Mosul. His counterparts in the Iraqi army's 9th Division were pushing toward western Mosul, just a few miles away and were coming under mortar fire from the Islamic State group as they moved on a power station.
Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 10:00pm
The Japanese first lady has resigned as "honorary principal" of a private elementary school run by a man with ultra-nationalistic views following an escalating controversy over the low price the school paid for government land.
Jim Gomez, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 6:29pm
A Philippine opposition senator and leading critic of President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly anti-drug crackdown was arrested Friday on drug charges but professed her innocence and vowed she would not be intimidated by a leader she called a "serial killer."