Preeyapa T. Khunsong and Kaweewit Kaewjinda, Associated Press | PostedMar 22nd - 4:07am
The political movement that has won every Thai election in nearly two decades is facing its biggest test yet: Squaring off against the allies of the military junta that removed it from power and rewrote the electoral rules with the goal of putting an end to those victories.
Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press | PostedMar 22nd - 3:57am
Their voices have thundered across this heartsick city, in parks and at flower memorials and schools. Day after day, the students of Christchurch have gathered, feet smashing the ground in unison as they chant the words of their nation's indigenous people in an outpouring of grief and love and support.
Zeina Karam and Mathew Lee, Associated Press | PostedMar 22nd - 3:13am
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Lebanon on Friday amid strong regional condemnation of President Donald Trump's declaration that it's time the U.S. recognized Israel's sovereignty over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.
Iraqi residents of the northern city of Mosul, angry over the sinking of a ferry in the Tigris River that killed 95 people, blocked a road where Iraq's presidential convoy was passing on Friday, chanting "no to corruption" and pelting the provincial governor's car with stones in protest.
Hyung-Jin Kim and Kim Hyung-Jyung, Associated Press | PostedMar 22nd - 1:44am
North Korea abruptly withdrew its staff from a liaison office with South Korea on Friday, a development that is likely to put a damper on ties between the countries and further complicate global diplomacy on North Korea's nuclear program.
Albert Aji, Associated Press | PostedMar 22nd - 12:59am
From Syria to Turkey and beyond, President Donald Trump's abrupt declaration that Washington will recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights drew strong condemnation on Friday.
New Zealand's deputy prime minister said the gunman accused of killing 50 people in two mosques in the South Pacific nation would spend the rest of his life in isolation in prison and called for solidarity to eradicate "hate-filled ideologies."
Rod McGuirk, Associated Press | PostedMar 21st - 11:47pm
Two powerful cyclones are blowing toward Australia's sparsely populated north where around 2,000 people have been evacuated from the east coast of the Northern Territory ahead of strong winds, mountainous waves and flooding rain.
New Zealanders observed the Muslim call to prayer Friday in reflecting on the moment when 50 worshippers at two Christchurch mosques were slain. The imam of one of the mosques attacked said the gunman's acts had left the country broken-hearted but not broken. Later in the day, a mass funeral was held to bury 26 of the victims at a cemetery where several already have been laid to rest.