The commander of the U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet on Friday dismissed the cancellation of a planned port visit to Hong Kong by an American aircraft carrier as a "minor hurdle" in relations between the two militaries.
An Algerian man is due to go on trial for allegedly being part of a group that groped a woman on Cologne on New Year's Eve. He's the first person to appear in court for a sexual offense after the events that heightened tensions over Germany's migrant influx.
Canadian officials will start moving thousands of people from work camps north of devastated Fort McMurray in a mass highway convoy Friday morning if it is safe from a massive wildfire raging in Alberta.
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.
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.