Foreign policy hard-liner John Bolton's appointment as U.S. national security adviser comes at a particularly sensitive time for relations with Beijing following President Donald Trump's approval of harsh new tariffs on China and a law encouraging closer relations with Taiwan.
Bouazza Ben Bouazza, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 12:16am
Simon Slama and his family are the only Jews left in the Tunisian city of Monastir, once home to a thriving Jewish community. But instead of joining the exodus, he is running for office — as a candidate of Tunisia's Islamist party.
Amir Shah, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 11:39pm
Sloppy blood collection and identification by Afghanistan's army may have led to the deaths of injured soldiers who received the wrong blood type, a U.S. watchdog said. Its report also questioned whether blood was being properly tested for disease.
Peru's congress is expected to vote Friday to accept President Pedro Pablo Kuczysnki*s resignation and swear in as his replacement a politician who the vast majority of voters never even heard of until recently.
Peruvian lawmakers bitterly debated Thursday night over whether to accept President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's resignation offer, decrying him as one more in a long line of corrupt leaders who have deteriorated faith in the nation's leaders.
Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 7:46pm
Chinese state media will be getting more propaganda now that the Communist Party has announced it will be in direct control of broadcasters and the regulators of everything from movies and TV to books and radio programs.
Jill Lawless and Raf Casert, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 7:34pm
The European Union is recalling its ambassador from Moscow for consultations over the nerve gas attack against a former spy in Britain earlier this month, reinforcing a united stand with Prime Minister Theresa May against Russia.
The flow of U.S. and U.K. arms to the Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels in Yemen has resulted in "enormous harm to Yemeni civilians" over the course of the conflict, an international rights watchdog said Friday as the stalemated war is about to enter its third year.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 4:58pm
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres put a spotlight on the global water crisis on World Water Day, saying Thursday that over 2 billion people lack access to safe water and more than 3 billion are affected by the scarcity of water.
Joseph Wilson, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 4:22pm
The separatist majority of Catalonia's parliament failed to elect a regional president during a vote held Thursday, starting a two-month countdown to would end with another election being called in the restive corner of Spain.
Stan Lehman, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 4:03pm
Federal prosecutors in Latin America's biggest country announced Thursday that they are investigating to determine if Cambridge Analytica illegally used the profiles of millions of Brazilian Facebook users.