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Trial in Kim Jong Nam's murder resumes in Malaysia

January 22, 2018

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — The high-profile trial in Malaysia of two women accused of killing the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader resumed Monday after a seven-week recess, with... more »»

Doctor who aided hunt for bin Laden languishes, forgotten

January 22, 2018

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Shakil Afridi has languished in jail for years — since 2011, when the Pakistani doctor used a vaccination scam in an attempt to identify Osama bin Laden's home, aiding U. more »»

Trump to face mixed welcome at elite Davos gathering

January 22, 2018

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — In Davos this week, participants can experience "a day in the life of a refugee." Or hear about ways to uphold the Paris climate accord and promote free trade. more »»

Top CEOs take 4 days to earn a Bangladesh worker's life pay

January 22, 2018

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — A CEO from one of the world's top five global fashion brands has to work for just four days to earn what a garment worker in Bangladesh will earn in an entire lifetime,... more »»

Head of Russian outlet RT says US foreign agent order hurts

January 22, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — The head of Russian television channel RT, which U.S. more »»

Indonesia investigates online insults of Brunei's sultan

January 22, 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Sultan of Brunei has made a complaint of defamation to the Indonesian police about an Instagram account that criticized the wealthy autocratic leader of Southeast... more »»

Rohingya Muslim refugee return to Myanmar delayed

January 22, 2018

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The gradual repatriation of more than 650,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees back to Myanmar from Bangladesh, scheduled to begin Tuesday, has been postponed amid widespread... more »»

Bombing at market in southern Thailand kills 3, injures 18

January 22, 2018

BANGKOK (AP) — A motorcycle bomb exploded at a market Monday morning in southern Thailand, killing three people and injuring 18, police said. more »»

The Latest: Bangladesh says Rohingya repatriation postponed

January 22, 2018

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The Latest on the preparations for repatriating Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar (all times local):

noon

A Bangladesh official says the repatriation of Rohingya... more »»

Philippine volcano explodes, authorities raise alert level

January 22, 2018

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' most active volcano exploded thunderously Monday, sending a huge gray column of lava fragments, ash and steam into the sky and prompting authorities to... more »»

S. Koreans burn Kim's photo as N. Korean band leader passes

January 22, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Conservative activists burned a large photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as the head of the North's extremely popular girl band passed by them Monday during her... more »»

Vietnam jails former oil execs in high-profile graft case

January 22, 2018

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A former oil executive was sentenced to life in prison and a former high-ranking Vietnamese government official received a lengthy prison term Monday at the end of a major... more »»

Deaths of Canadian billionaire, wife a tantalizing mystery

January 22, 2018

TORONTO (AP) — There were no signs of forced entry on the cold December morning when a Canadian billionaire businessman and his wife were found dead inside their mansion, reportedly hanging from ... more »»

Dismissive words on abuse scandal cast pall over pope's trip

January 22, 2018

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Pope Francis ventured into the Amazon to demand rights for indigenous groups, decried the scourge of corruption afflicting the region's politics and denounced a culture of... more »»

Not all South Koreans are happy about unified hockey team

January 22, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Koreans seem generally happy they'll see the North Koreans at their Olympics, but aren't as pleased about sharing a team with them. more »»

Women's marches organizers hope to keep building momentum

January 22, 2018

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thousands of people poured into a football stadium in Las Vegas on Sunday, the anniversary of women's marches around the world, to cap off a weekend of global demonstrations that... more »»

Rocket launched in New Zealand deploys commercial satellites

January 22, 2018

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A rocket launched from New Zealand on Sunday successfully reached orbit carrying small commercial satellites. more »»

The Latest: US condemns Kabul hotel attack that left 18 dead

January 22, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on Afghanistan, where gunmen stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in the capital, Kabul (all times local):

7 a.m.

U.S. more »»

Afghan forces end Taliban siege at Kabul hotel; 18 dead

January 22, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Security forces said Sunday they had killed the last of six Taliban militants to end an overnight siege at Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel that left at least 18 people... more »»

Droves fill pope's final Mass in restive Latin America trip

January 22, 2018

LIMA, Peru (AP) — More than 1 million people turned out Sunday for Pope Francis' final Mass in Peru, giving him a warm and heartfelt farewell that contrasted sharply with the outcry he caused in... more »»

 
 

 

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