The casket of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, draped in the multi-colored South African flag, arrived Wednesday at the seat of power in the country's capital for public viewing.
Rod McGuirk, Associated Press | posted 11 minutes ago
General Motors Co. said Wednesday it will stop making cars and engines in Australia by the end of 2017, with nearly 2,900 jobs to be lost, because of high production costs and competition.
Jim Heintz and Maria Danilova, Associated Press | posted 17 minutes ago
Defiant demonstrators faced off with thousands of riot police on Kiev's central square as the sun rose Wednesday after an overnight confrontation in which police removed some barricades and tents from the protesters' camp and scuffled with demonstrators.
Denis D. Gray, Associated Press | posted 20 minutes ago
Watched around the clock, bathed twice a day and otherwise pampered, five white elephants are munching on choice greenery in Myanmar's vast, remote and surreal capital. Above them soars a shimmering, gold-plated pagoda.
Julhas Alam, Associated Press | posted 34 minutes ago
Lawyers for an Islamist opposition leader in Bangladesh were trying to get his death sentence thrown out after a late reprieve saved his life just hours before he was to be hanged.
Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 11:21pm
Japan on Wednesday released a near-final draft of its first national security strategy that calls for a stronger military amid the rise of China.
Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 11:10pm
An overnight fire at a farmers' market in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen killed at least 15 people and injured five, local authorities said Wednesday.
Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 10:45pm
A Dutch couple freed after months in captivity in Yemen said they received good treatment from their abductors as they began their trip back home early Wednesday.
Leonardo Haberkorn, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 10:04pm
Uruguay has become the first country to create a national marketplace for legal marijuana, with the government regulating the production, sales and use of pot in a bold bid to control addiction and drug violence.
Teresa Cerojano, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 9:38pm
Asian stocks were mostly down Wednesday as investors factored in the prospect of the Federal Reserve reducing its lavish monetary stimulus this month.
Todd Pitman, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 8:52pm
Protesters waging a surreal political fight to oust Thailand's elected prime minister are trying to establish what amounts to a parallel government _ one complete with "security volunteers" to replace the police, a foreign policy of their own and a central committee that has already begun issuing audacious orders.
Luis Manuel Galeano, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 8:37pm
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega moved closer to indefinite re-election Tuesday after his allies in the National Assembly approved constitutional changes that opponents say are designed to keep the Sandinista leader in power for life.
Cesar Garcia, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 8:19pm
The mayor of Colombia's capital has told thousands of supporters the city will become ungovernable if he is forced from office.
John-thor Dahlburg and David McHugh, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 7:46pm
European Union finance officials spent all day Tuesday roughing out key aspects of a new agency that would clean up broken banks and keep the costs of doing that from hitting taxpayers _ but fell short of a firm and final agreement just days before a year-end deadline.
Julie Pace, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 6:57pm
A joint wave from the Air Force One, a shared dinner, and a long flight home. President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush shared quality time Tuesday as they returned from Nelson Mandela's memorial service in South Africa.
Hamza Hendawi and Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 6:55pm
The chairman of a panel that wrote Egypt's draft constitution defended the document Tuesday as guaranteeing democracy and freedoms, but he offered cautious criticism of a recent law restricting street protests.
Michael Warren, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 5:13pm
Many Argentines armed and barricaded themselves in their homes and stores in fear of looting mobs Tuesday as the nation's celebration of 30 years of uninterrupted democracy was marred by police strikes for higher pay.
Krista Larson and Jamey Keaten, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 3:52pm
More than 500 people have been killed over the past week in sectarian fighting in Central African Republic, aid officials said Tuesday, as France reported that gunmen killed two of its soldiers who were part of the intervention to disarm thousands of rebels accused of attacking civilians.
The Associated Press | posted 33 minutes ago
The price of oil was steady above $98 a barrel Wednesday ahead of a report on U.S. crude stockpiles.
Nirmala George, Associated Press | posted 42 minutes ago
A colonial-era law criminalizing homosexuality will remain in effect in India, a top court said Wednesday, dealing a blow to gay activists who have argued for years for the chance to live openly in India's deeply conservative society.
Rahim Faiez, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 11:19pm
The Afghan Interior Ministry says a car bomb has exploded near a gate used by NATO troops in the northern section of the Kabul airport. There were no casualties in the attack.
Olga R. Rodriguez, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 9:32pm
A shipment of highly radioactive cobalt-60 was safely recovered Tuesday evening after sitting in the cornfield where it was found a week ago dumped by truck thieves in central Mexico, the country's nuclear safety director said.
Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 7:38pm
The Haitian government took an important step on Tuesday to organize legislative and local elections that are two years overdue.
David McFadden, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 4:20pm
A Caribbean commission is expanding the number of former colonial powers it says should provide some form of reparations for the lingering regional impact of the Atlantic slave trade.
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