British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced she will step down as leader of the Conservative Party on June 7, starting a process that will lead to a Conservative Party leadership contest and a new British prime minister who will lead the government during the Brexit process. Here are answers to some questions about what this means.
President Donald Trump is needling Japan over the U.S.-Japan trade imbalance as he kicks off a state visit to the country. Trump is speaking at a reception with Japanese and American business leaders at the U.S. ambassador's residence in Tokyo after arriving in the country. He says the U.S. and Japan "are hard at work" negotiating a bilateral trade agreement, but is pointing to the gap.
Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press | PostedMay 24th - 8:39pm
U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Saturday called a series of short-range missile tests by North Korea earlier this month a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions and said sanctions must be kept in place.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | PostedMay 24th - 4:58pm
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres awarded the United Nations' highest medal for bravery on Friday to a peacekeeper from Malawi who saved a wounded comrade in the Ebola-stricken region of eastern Congo and was then killed by rebel fire.
Thousands of Islamists in Sudan long allied with ousted president Omar al-Bashir's regime are rallying to support military-backed Islamic rule in the face of alleged attempts by protesters to abolish it.
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is inviting China's Huawei to help set up a 4G network in Venezuela, prompting opposition leader Juan Guaidó to accuse him of having an "absolute disconnection with reality."