Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 2:56am
Ahead of Zimbabwe's crucial elections this year, the biggest opposition party has selected a charismatic lawyer and pastor to challenge the military-backed president in the first vote without former leader Robert Mugabe in decades.
Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 2:50am
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was grilled by opposition lawmakers in parliament on Monday over a widening school land sale scandal linked to his wife, as his Cabinet's approval ratings plunged to their lowest levels.
Angela Charlton and Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 2:34am
Russian President Vladimir Putin won a fourth presidential term with nearly 77 percent of the vote — his highest score ever and a massive mandate to pursue his nationalist, assertive policies for another six years in power.
Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 18th - 10:28pm
Top U.S., South Korean and Japanese officials discussed how to achieve the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula during weekend talks ahead of upcoming inter-Korean and U.S.-North Korean summits, Seoul said Monday.
Christopher Sherman and Rebecca Blackwell, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 18th - 10:08pm
Under a patchwork shelter of overlapping tarps and repurposed vinyl advertisements, several dozen residents of 18 Independence Street pack cheek by jowl into donated tents in the street near their building, which was damaged in the Sept. 19 earthquake.
Wildfires razed dozens of homes in southeast Australia, cut power to thousands more and killed livestock, but most of the weekend blazes had been contained by Monday. There have been no reports of serious injury, officials said.
Jim Heintz and Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 18th - 8:38pm
Vladimir Putin rolled to a crushing re-election victory Sunday for six more years as Russia's president, and he told cheering supporters in a triumphant but brief speech that "we are bound for success."
Aya Batrawy, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 18th - 6:30pm
Student survivors of the worst high school shooting in U.S. history took their message abroad for the first time on Saturday, calling for greater gun safety measures and sharing with educational professionals from around the world their frightening experience.
Vladimir Isachenkov and Jill Lawless, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 18th - 3:38pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday dismissed British accusations of Russia's involvement in an ex-spy's poisoning as "nonsense," but added that Moscow is ready to cooperate with London in the investigation.