Juan Zamorano and Joshua Goodman, Associated Press | Posted May 5th - 6:41pm
Authorities have arrested a prominent Panama businessman and dismantled an empire of banking, real estate and retail businesses that the U.S. says were part of a top worldwide money-laundering organization for drug traffickers.
Tom Odula, Associated Press | Posted May 5th - 6:10pm
Rescuers found four survivors Thursday in the rubble of an apartment building that collapsed six days ago amid heavy rains in the Kenyan capital, raising hopes that more people might still be alive in a disaster that has left dozens dead and missing.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | Posted May 5th - 5:20pm
The 120-nation Nonaligned Movement headed by Iran accused the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday of violating international law by ruling that nearly $2 billion in frozen Iranian assets can be paid to victims of attacks linked to the country.
Albert Aji and Philip Issa, Associated Press | Posted May 5th - 5:10pm
A renowned Russian conductor led a triumphant concert Thursday in the ruins of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, once terrorized by the Islamic State group, even as an airstrike on a refugee camp in the north left at least 28 people dead and dozens wounded, including many children.
A massive wildfire raging in the Canadian province of Alberta grew to 85,000 hectares (210,035 acres) in size and officials said Thursday they would like to move south about 25,000 evacuees who had previously fled north, including 8,000 by air.
Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press | Posted May 5th - 2:11pm
Worried about anti-European Union sentiment fueling nationalism on the continent, a top official said Thursday that the bloc must "stop the radicals" from gaining power by making citizens feel safe amid the migrant crisis.
Josef Federman, Associated Press | Posted May 5th - 1:00pm
In a reflection of the deep divisions plaguing Israel, a top general set off a controversy Thursday after appearing to liken the atmosphere in Israel to that of Nazi-era Germany during a speech marking the country's Holocaust memorial day.
Rami Musa, Associated Press | Posted May 5th - 12:41pm
An Islamic State suicide bomber on Thursday rammed his car into a checkpoint in the country's west manned by a militia from the western city of Misrata, killing five militiamen, according to a Libyan militia leader in the city.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | Posted May 5th - 12:41pm
Croatia's former foreign minister, who is campaigning to be the next secretary-general of the United Nations, said she has asked to meet members of the U.N. Security Council who will make the final decision.
Vanessa Gera, Associated Press | Posted May 5th - 12:41pm
Poland's conservative government announced Thursday that it is merging a major museum on World War II that was due to open next year with a different museum that doesn't yet exist, a legal maneuver that allows it to take control of an ambitious new institution.
Suzan Fraser and Dominique Soguel, Associated Press | Posted May 5th - 12:20pm
Turkey's prime minister announced Thursday that he will stand down, giving the country's increasingly authoritarian president free reign to appoint someone less likely to challenge him —a development that could have implications for Turkey's internal conflicts and external relations.
The international medical aid agency Doctors Without Borders has pulled out of the first U.N. humanitarian summit, saying the meeting won't address the growing needs caused by war and violence across the world because of its non-binding nature.
Daniel Estrin, Associated Press | Posted May 5th - 11:50am
The Israeli military said it uncovered a new tunnel Thursday stretching from southern Gaza Strip into Israel and built by Palestinian militants seeking to stage attacks in Israel, a discovery that comes amid an escalation in violence between Israel and Gaza's militant Hamas rulers.
UNICEF says nearly half a million refugee children who applied for asylum in Europe last year remain in limbo as the European Union prepares for critical talks on rules governing applications from people seeking protection.