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North Macedonia: Ex-minister attacked in prison to stay home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 12:52pm

A court in North Macedonia has ordered that a former government minister who was assaulted in a prison yard by other inmates be detained at home instead.

Venezuelans rescue emergency aid boxes from burning trucks stalled on bridge to Colombia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 12:24pm

Venezuelans rescue emergency aid boxes from burning trucks stalled on bridge to Colombia.

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro breaks diplomatic relations with neighboring Colombia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 12:08pm

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro breaks diplomatic relations with neighboring Colombia.

Protester killed in clash with Venezuelan armed forces near border with Brazil, relative tells the AP

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 11:56am

Protester killed in clash with Venezuelan armed forces near border with Brazil, relative tells the AP.

Wutip upgraded to super typhoon; lashes Guam with high winds

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 11:30am

A powerful typhoon about 170 miles (274 kilometers) off the U.S. territory of Guam is lashing the Pacific island with high winds and heavy rain.

Venezuelan army major rejects President Nicolas Maduro, supports entry of aid

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 10:53am

Venezuelan army major rejects President Nicolas Maduro, supports entry of aid.

Opposition leader Juan Guaido says first aid shipment has entered Venezuela from Brazil.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 9:19am

Opposition leader Juan Guaido says first aid shipment has entered Venezuela from Brazil.

Opposition leader Juan Guaido sends off trucks carrying aid from a Cucuta, Colombia warehouse to Venezuela border.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 8:51am

Opposition leader Juan Guaido sends off trucks carrying aid from a Cucuta, Colombia warehouse to Venezuela border.

Young Pakistani man, woman slain in suspected honor killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 8:00am

Pakistani police say a young man and a woman have been killed in the country's commercial hub, Karachi, allegedly by relatives over a perceived affront to family honor.

Poland party leader vows more social benefits ahead of votes

Monika Scislowska, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 7:04am

Poland's ruling party leader has pledged more social benefits for families with children and for the elderly as he opened the right-wing party's campaign ahead of key elections this year.

The Latest: Train possibly taking Kim to summit enters China

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 6:46am

The Latest on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's travels to the summit with President Donald Trump in Vietnam (all times local):

Train similar to one used in past by Kim Jong Un enters China ahead of Kim's Vietnam summit with President Donald Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 6:35am

Train similar to one used in past by Kim Jong Un enters China ahead of Kim's Vietnam summit with President Donald Trump.

The Latest: 2 killed, 18 injured in Venezuela border clashes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 5:14am

The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local):

Iraq: 5 fishermen killed in suspected IS attack

Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 5:11am

An Iraqi security official says five fishermen have been killed in an attack by Islamic State group militants on a camp site near the Therthar lake, 100 kilometers (60 miles) northwest of Baghdad.

Anger in Ethiopia as officials demolish hundreds of houses

Elias Meseret, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 5:02am

The Ethiopian government has begun demolishing thousands of houses they say are illegal in the Oromia region in the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa.

Strong winds hit Italy and Croatia, causing 3 deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 4:42am

Strong winds toppled trees and walls in Italy on Saturday, causing at least three deaths and forcing a cargo ship to run aground, while gale-force winds swept across Croatia's Adriatic coast, damaging cars, shattering windows and disrupting traffic.

National Guard fires tear gas amid Venezuela border tension

Christine Armario and Luis Andres Henao, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 4:38am

Venezuela's National Guard fired tear gas on opposition activists at a barricaded border bridge to Colombia on Saturday, and two protesters were killed near the border in Brazil, as the opposition tried to execute a high-risk plan to deliver humanitarian aid over the obstinate refusal of President Nicolas Maduro.

India police arrest Kashmir activists amid rising tensions

Aijaz Hussain, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 4:37am

Police have arrested at least 300 activists seeking the end of Indian rule in disputed Kashmir, officials said Saturday, escalating fears among already wary residents that a sweeping crackdown could touch off renewed anti-India protests and clashes.

Vietnam arrests 2 ex-ministers suspected of mismanagement

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 4:09am

Vietnamese officials said Saturday that they have arrested two former information ministers suspected of mismanaging state investment capital, as the authorities toughen their crackdown on corruption.