U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy says Cuban President Raul Castro appears eager to maintain better relations with the United States and gave a group of U.S. congress members signed copies of a speech expressing his willingness to negotiate with President Donald Trump.
Jamey Keaten and Dominique Soguel, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 12:04pm
Playing down expectations, the U.N. envoy for Syria said Wednesday he's not expecting a breakthrough in the first U.N.-mediated peace talks between government representatives and the opposition in 10 months, rather hoping to build momentum toward peace after nearly six years of war.
Josh Lederman, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 11:46am
President Donald Trump is sending his top diplomat and homeland security chief to Mexico on a fence-mending mission made all the more challenging by the actual fence he wants to build on the southern border.
Suzan Fraser, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 11:37am
Turkey's military has changed its regulations to allow female officers to wear headscarves while on duty, defense officials said Wednesday, removing a ban on Islamic-style head coverings at an establishment that once was considered a bastion of secularism.
Christopher Torchia, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 9:45am
A South African court ruled Wednesday that the government's decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court without parliament's approval was unconstitutional. The country had been set to become the first to leave the tribunal that prosecutes the world's worst atrocities.
Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 9:25am
Along with a steady flow of new missiles, planes and tanks, Russia's defense minister said Wednesday his nation also has built up its muscle by forming a new branch of the military — information warfare troops.
Abdoulie John, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 9:15am
Gambia's former director general of the National Intelligence Agency has been arrested, police said Wednesday, as the tiny West African country works to address more than two decades of alleged abuses under its former ruler.