U.S. Sen. John McCain has urged Australia not to abandon its alliance with America despite jitters over President Donald Trump, saying the U.S. needs its allies more than ever to remind it of its principles.
Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press | Posted
May 30th - 2:50am
South Korea's new liberal president on Tuesday demanded an investigation into why his office wasn't told by defense officials about the arrival of several additional launchers for a contentious U.S. missile defense system meant to cope with North Korea's nuclear threats.
Murtada Faraj, Associated Press | Posted
May 30th - 2:42am
A car bombing killed at least nine people in the Iraqi capital on Tuesday morning, just hours after 15 died in a massive explosion outside a popular ice cream shop in central Baghdad that was claimed by the Islamic State group. The attacks come as IS militants are steadily losing more territory to U.S.-backed Iraqi forces in the battle for Mosul, the country's second-largest city. The Sunni extremists are increasingly turning to insurgency-style terror attacks to detract from their losses.
Aurelio Barria, who led the Civil Crusade (Cruzada Civilista) opposition movement, says the death of former dictator Manuel Manuel Noriega "ends a period that we should try not to forget so it is not repeated in Panama." Barria and other Noriega opponents stopped short of expressing harsh criticism of the former strongman who repressed their demonstrations and forced many into exile. Noriega died Monday at age 83.
Krishan Francis, Associated Press | Posted
May 30th - 2:22am
Tens of thousands of people marooned by severe flooding and mudslides in Sri Lanka remained in relief camps Tuesday, as aid teams bolstered by Indian navy divers and doctors pushed forward with rescue efforts.
Josh Lederman, Associated Press | Posted
May 30th - 2:03am
Nikki Haley crouched low in the trailer of an 18-wheeler taping up a box of lentils and wheat for besieged Syrians, her hands-on diplomacy a world apart from the gleaming new NATO headquarters where President Donald Trump was debuting his "America First" doctrine overseas.