Elias Meseret, Associated Press | PostedJan 20th - 8:48am
At least three people were killed and more than 100 others injured when a wooden stand erected for the colorful Epiphany celebration collapsed in Ethiopia on Monday, an official and hospital source said.
A Bangladesh court sentenced five former police officials to death Monday for opening fire on a motorcade of then opposition leader Sheikh Hasina 31 years ago, killing 24 of her supporters during an anti-government rally.
Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press | PostedJan 20th - 2:24am
The U.S. ambassador to South Korea has some unusual explanations for the harsh criticism he's faced in his host country. His mustache, maybe? Or a Japanese ancestry that raises unpleasant reminders of Japan's former colonial domination of Korea?
Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press | PostedJan 19th - 11:09pm
Japan's prime minister said Monday that his country will form a space defense unit to protect itself from potential threats as rivals develop missiles and other technology and the new unit will work closely with its American counterpart recently launched by President Donald Trump.
President Donald Trump's legal team is asserting that he did “absolutely nothing wrong" and calling the impeachment case “flimsy” and a “dangerous perversion of the Constitution." The brief from Trump's lawyers was filed before arguments expected this week in the Senate impeachment trial. It offered the most detailed glimpse of the defense they intend to use against Democratic efforts to convict the president and oust him from office. It is meant as a counter to a brief filed by House Democrats that summarized weeks of testimony from more than a dozen witnesses in laying out the impeachment case.
Maria Verza and Sonia Perez D., Associated Press | PostedJan 19th - 10:02pm
Hundreds of Central American migrants began wading across the Suchiate River into southern Mexico Monday in a new test of U.S. President Donald Trump's Central America strategy to keep them away from the U.S. border.
Yanan Wang and Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press | PostedJan 19th - 6:30pm
The head of a Chinese government expert team said Monday that human-to-human transmission has been confirmed in an outbreak of a new coronavirus, a development that raises the possibility that it could spread more quickly and widely.
At least 75 inmates, many of them members of a notorious Brazilian gang, escaped from a Paraguayan prison in a border town on Sunday, according to authorities who said they immediately fired the prison's director.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo “expressed outrage” to Egypt’s president on Sunday at the death of an American citizen who insisted he had been wrongfully held in Egyptian prison, according to a state department spokeswoman.