At least 35 people were killed in air strikes that hit a hotel near a Houthi-controled outpost outside the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Wednesday, a medic said, and a Saudi-led coalition spokesman said it conducted the strike against its Houthi adversary. The coalition spokesman said a "legitimate military
At least nine people were killed and many are still missing after one of the strongest typhoons on record barreled into the southern Chinese territory of Macau, with rescuers on Thursday searching submerged cars for trapped people. Macau's government broadcaster TDM said Typhoon Hato, a maximum
The United States must value Pakistan's role in Afghanistan and respect its security concerns, China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi told U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a phone call, according to Chinese state media. China's Foreign Ministry defended its ally Pakistan earlier this week
Donald Trump has succeeded against all odds as a political force in America. Republicans will have to pass legislation on their own, probably with some Democratic votes, and trust that Trump is willing to sign it – even if it doesn’t meet his demands, such as funding of the border wall, says presidential
Just as rush hour begins in Rio de Janeiro’s Port Zone, bordering the city’s bustling downtown, Gabriele Roza looks kitty-corner across a busy street. “This was the main area of resistance,” Ms. Roza says. “This is where Africans and their descendants would do things that were banned.” From capoeira
A recent spate of collisions involving US Navy ships from the Seventh Fleet, two of them fatal, has led the Navy to relieve that fleet’s commander, Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin, reportedly after his superiors lost confidence in his leadership. The latest collision, Monday off the coast of Singapore, was
As President Trump launched a “new strategy” in Afghanistan this week, there are signs of progress on an issue he did not target but is perhaps even more important to Afghanistan’s future – the battle to ease the burdens of corruption. Last week, a highly ranked general and a key businessman – Gen.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A light plane made an emergency landing on a packed beach near Lisbon on Wednesday, killing a man and an 8-year-old girl who were sunbathing, authorities said.
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local):
SYDNEY (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, once dubbed "disgraceful" by President Donald Trump, said on Thursday that criticism from politicians won't dissuade judges from doing their jobs.
TOKYO (AP) — US Navy's 7th Fleet says body recovered by Malaysian navy is not that of USS John S. McCain's sailor.
By Luc Cohen RIO GRANDE, Argentina (Reuters) - On a recent morning, workers wearing blue shirts and black gloves assembled digital TV set-top boxes inside one of the world's most unlikely factory towns. Like dozens of factories that have taken root in this sparsely populated land of penguins and
(This version of the Aug. 22 story corrects Jiang's age to 46 from 64 in paragraph 2) By Christian Shepherd BEIJING (Reuters) - A prominent former Chinese rights lawyer on trial for subverting state power on Tuesday said overseas workshops inspired him to try to overthrow China's political
BEIJING (AP) — China's government has criticized a U.S. decision to launch a trade probe of Beijing's technology policy as a violation of the global trading system and said it will "resolutely defend" any Chinese companies that are hurt.
HONG KONG (AP) — The most powerful typhoon to hit the southern Chinese region in more than half a century left at least 12 dead as a sudden deluge swamped the gambling hub of Macau, submerging streets and stranding residents.
HONG KONG (AP) — The most powerful typhoon to hit the southern Chinese region in more than half a century left at least 12 dead as a sudden deluge swamped the gambling hub of Macau, submerging streets and stranding residents. Macau said Thursday eight people were killed in the former Portuguese colony
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Police in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam detained the driver of a van with Spanish license plates and a number of gas tanks inside after a concert by an American rock band was cancelled Wednesday night following a threat, the city's mayor said.
China's top diplomat has defended Pakistan's "important role" in Afghanistan in a phone call with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, after President Trump accused Islamabad of harbouring militants. Trump, in unveiling his Afghanistan strategy this week, said Pakistan was playing
The jihadist cell behind last week's twin attacks in Spain was built around a "guru" and went completely offline to avoid detection by anti-terrorist police, experts said. The group managed to evade authorities so well that even a giant explosion at their bomb factory in Alcanar, where
One week on from two vehicle rampages in Spain, police Thursday probed the international connections of a terror cell after a suspect admitted the jihadists were targeting monuments in an even bigger attack. Officers carried out new raids Wednesday to root out a possible support network for the men,
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar restored full diplomatic relations with Iran early Thursday, disregarding the demands of Arab nations now locked in a regional dispute with the energy-rich country that it lessen its ties to Tehran.
Guzzling beer and pizza as hip-hop blasts from a stack of speakers, Kookie's thoughts drift back to America, a country that took him in as a child refugee from Cambodia but deported him to the kingdom years later for a criminal record. Returning to the US is just a dream for the heavily tattooed
NEW YORK (AP) — Milos Raonic has become the latest top tennis player to pull out of the U.S. Open, saying he had a procedure on his left wrist.