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The Latest: UN chief calls for dialogue over Venezuela

January 24, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local):

8:20 a.m.

The U.N. more »»

North Korea's leader orders preparations for 2nd Trump meet

January 24, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered preparations for a second summit with President Donald Trump, saying he'll "wait with patience and in good faith" to work... more »»

Nissin drops Osaka ad after complaints, star focused on game

January 24, 2019

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka says she hopes her sponsors will consult with her about how they portray her, but her focus is on her game as she heads into the final at the... more »»

Renault board meeting to replace boss Ghosn, jailed in Japan

January 24, 2019

PARIS (AP) — The board of French carmaker Renault is meeting to choose new leadership to replace industry veteran Carlos Ghosn, who resigned after weeks of detention in Japan, where he is fightin... more »»

Maduro faces off with US over Venezuela rival's power claim

January 24, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelans headed into uncharted political waters Thursday, with the young leader of a newly united and combative opposition claiming to hold the presidency and... more »»

China says Australia writer held on national security charge

January 24, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday said it has detained a Chinese-Australian writer on charges of involvement in "criminal activities endangering China's national security. more »»

Indonesian in North Korea trial wins appeal for statements

January 24, 2019

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — An Indonesian woman jointly accused of killing the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader won an appeal Thursday to obtain witness statements given to police as... more »»

Governor convicted of blasphemy freed from Indonesian prison

January 24, 2019

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A polarizing Christian politician whose campaign comments ignited the largest protests in years in Muslim-majority Indonesia was freed Thursday after serving nearly two... more »»

Uncharted waters: Scientists to explore Indian Ocean depths

January 24, 2019

BREMEVERHAVEN, Germany (AP) — Scientists prepared Thursday to embark on an unprecedented, years-long mission to explore the Indian Ocean and document changes taking place beneath the waves that... more »»

North Korea says Kim orders preparations for 2nd Trump meet

January 24, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered preparations for a second summit with President Donald Trump, saying he'll "wait with patience and in good faith" to work... more »»

Venezuela crisis looms over pope's Central America visit

January 24, 2019

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has arrived in Panama amid a political crisis in nearby Venezuela, a migration standoff over the proposed U.S. more »»

Nissin takes down ad after complaints on Osaka's depiction

January 24, 2019

TOKYO (AP) — One of Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka's main sponsors has taken down an online ad campaign that depicts her with pale skin after it was criticized as insensitive. more »»

Singaporean actor Aloysius Pang dies from military injuries

January 24, 2019

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Singaporean actor Aloysius Pang died Thursday from injuries he sustained during a military training exercise in New Zealand. He was 2. more »»

The Latest: Venezuelan lawyers seeking protection for Guaido

January 24, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on nationwide protests in Venezuela (all times local):

10:50 p.. more »»

The Latest: Mexico, Uruguay urge calm in Venezuela crisis

January 24, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on nationwide protests in Venezuela (all times local):

10:10 p.m. more »»

Canadian ambassador: Huawei exec could avoid US extradition

January 24, 2019

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's ambassador to China said he thinks a top Chinese executive has a strong case to avoid extradition to the United States and said he hopes she will be released soon in... more »»

Australia urges China to treat detained dual citizen fairly

January 24, 2019

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia on Thursday urged China to treat a Chinese-Australian writer fairly and transparently almost a week after he was detained in what a friend suspects is part of... more »»

Thailand sets March election date after 5-year military rule

January 24, 2019

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's Election Commission on Wednesday announced that the nation's first general election since the military seized power in a 2014 coup will be held on March 24. more »»

The Latest: US to ignore Maduro order to remove diplomats

January 24, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on nationwide protests in Venezuela (all times local):

9 p.m.

U.S. more »»

Maduro foe claims Venezuela presidency amid protests

January 24, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's crisis quickly escalated Wednesday as an opposition leader backed by the Trump administration declared himself interim president in a direct challenge to... more »»

 
 

 

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