Turkey's defense minister says its military personnel are receiving training to operate the S-400 missile defense system despite U.S. and NATO objections to Ankara's decision to purchase the Russian technology.
India's Election Commission rejected opposition fears of possible tampering of electronic voting machines ahead of the counting of votes Thursday that will determine the outcome of the country's mammoth national elections.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is calling a strategy session as the small number of House Democrats seeking impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump continues to grow. Some House Democrats are not on board with Pelosi's more methodical response to Trump's resistance to congressional oversight. On Tuesday, the president ignored a subpoena and refused to allow his former counsel to appear at a House hearing on the Russia probe.
Jim Gomez, Associated Press | PostedMay 21st - 7:11pm
The Philippine president's allies won a majority of the 12 Senate seats at stake in the midterm elections, official results showed Wednesday, while the opposition's shutout heralds a stronger grip on power by a leader accused of massive human rights violations.
Achmad Ibrahim and Niniek Karmini, Associated Press | PostedMay 21st - 6:33pm
Supporters of an unsuccessful presidential candidate clashed with security forces in the Indonesian capital on Wednesday, burning vehicles and throwing rocks at police, which responded with tear gas and rubber bullets.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | PostedMay 21st - 3:19pm
North Korea's U.N. ambassador said Tuesday the Trump administration should consider the possible consequences that the recent U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship could have on relations between the two countries and immediately return the vessel.
The U.N. said it was informed that a Tunisian appeals court decided Tuesday to release Mocef Kartas, a U.N. expert monitoring sanctions against Libya, who was arrested following his arrival in Tunis on March 26 on suspicion of espionage.
Rob Gillies, Associated Press | PostedMay 21st - 1:00pm
A Canadian delegation in China is pressing Chinese officials to free two detained Canadians but there has been no contact between the two nations' leaders or foreign ministers despite the worst relations between Ottawa and Beijing since the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989.