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'Conspiracy bill' draws backlash in Japan over state powers

May 23, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's lower house approved a bill Tuesday allowing authorities to punish those found guilty of planning serious crimes, legislation that opponents say could be used to undermine... more »»

South Korea's Park denies charges as corruption trial begins

May 23, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Former President Park Geun-hye denied corruption charges Tuesday at the start of a criminal trial that could potentially send South Korea's first female leader to prison... more »»

2 men in Indonesia caned dozens of times for gay sex

May 23, 2017

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — Two men in Indonesia's Aceh province were publicly caned dozens of times Tuesday for consensual gay sex, a punishment that intensifies an anti-gay backlash in the... more »»

The Latest: Police say bomber died in concert attack

May 23, 2017

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England (all times local):

8 a.m. more »»

China urges balance on environment, economy in Antarctica

May 23, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese leader on Tuesday urged international representatives to strike a "proper balance" between environmental and economic interests in Antarctica, as the frozen continent's... more »»

Human rights watchdog condemns Thailand hospital bomb

May 23, 2017

BANGKOK (AP) — A human rights watchdog condemned the bombing of a Thai hospital that wounded more than 20 people on the third anniversary of a military coup, saying the blast was an inexcusable... more »»

Corruption trial begins for ex-South Korean President Park

May 23, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Former President Park Geun-hye stared straight ahead in court Tuesday and denied that she engaged in bribery and leaking government secrets at the start of a criminal... more »»

Blast at Ariana Grande concert in England kills 19 people

May 23, 2017

LONDON (AP) — An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert in northern England late Monday, killing at least 19 people and injuring dozens in what police were treating as a terrorist attack. more »»

Much-anticipated Ariana Grande concert ends in blood, horror

May 23, 2017

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — A highly anticipated night for Ariana Grande fans ended in blood and terror after an explosion tore through the foyer of the Manchester Arena. more »»

UK police: 19 confirmed dead in explosion at Grande concert

May 23, 2017

LONDON (AP) — An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert in northern England late Monday, killing at least 19 people and injuring dozens in what police say they are treating as a terrorist... more »»

UN envoy: Liberation of Mosul 'imminent,' IS days numbered

May 23, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The liberation of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul "is imminent" and the days of the Islamic State extremist group's self-declared caliphate "are numbered," the U.N. more »»

Lawmaker: Hugo Chavez's childhood home burned by protesters

May 23, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Protesters set fire to late President Hugo Chavez's childhood home in western Venezuela on Monday, an opposition lawmaker said, as protests against the South American... more »»

North Korea says ready to deploy, mass-produce new missile

May 23, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea said Monday it is ready to start mass-producing a new medium-range missile after a weekend test-launch confirmed its combat readines. more »»

Flynn rejects Trump-Russia probe subpoena; Dems say he lied

May 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in rebuffing a subpoena Monday in the... more »»

Greece falls short in efforts to secure deal with creditors

May 22, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — Greece and its European creditors failed to clinch a deal Monday that would have seen the cash-strapped country get its next batch of bailout loans and secure an agreement on the... more »»

The Latest: Lawmaker says Chavez's childhood home set aflame

May 22, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on xxxxxxx (all times local):

6:10 p.m. more »»

Flynn rejects Trump-Russia probe subpoena; Dems say he lied

May 22, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in rebuffing a subpoena Monday in the... more »»

The Latest: Eurozone and Greece fail to agree bailout deal

May 22, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on European Union finance ministers' meeting on Greek debt (all times local):

1:105 a.m. more »»

Trump Israel trip 1st presidential flight from Saudi Arabia

May 22, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Even before President Donald Trump began his trip to Israel, he had made history of sorts. more »»

UN condemns North Korea missile launch, vows new sanctions

May 22, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Security Council strongly condemned North Korea's "flagrant and provocative defiance" of U.N. more »»

 
 
 

 

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