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First clues emerge about Cuba's future under new president

April 20, 2018

HAVANA (AP) — Miguel Diaz-Canel has been the presumptive next president of Cuba since 2013, when Raul Castro named the laconic former provincial official to the important post of first vice... more »»

Mahathir's wife urges Malaysian women to be 'queenmakers'

April 20, 2018

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The wife of former Malaysian premier Mahathir Mohamad urged women on Friday to support the opposition coalition in next month's general election for a better future. more »»

Volcano in southern Japan erupts for 1st time in 250 years

April 20, 2018

TOKYO (AP) — A volcano in southern Japan has erupted for the first time in 250 years, and authorities set up a no-go zone around the mountai. more »»

The Latest: Pence tweets response to Cuba's Raul Castro

April 20, 2018

HAVANA (AP) — The Latest on Raul Castro's handover of Cuba's presidency (all times local):

6:45 p.m. more »»

Judge blocks transfer of US citizen with ties to IS group

April 20, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday blocked the government from transferring an American citizen accused of fighting with Islamic State militants to Saudi Arabia, meaning he will stay... more »»

Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking point

April 20, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday that his rival, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, isn't asking for the withdrawal of U.. more »»

Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

April 20, 2018

HAVANA (AP) — Raul Castro turned over Cuba's presidency Thursday to a 57-year-old successor he said would hold power until 2031, a plan that would place the state the Castro brothers founded and... more »»

The Latest: Pence tweets response to Cuba's Raul Castro

April 19, 2018

HAVANA (AP) — The Latest on Raul Castro's handover of Cuba's presidency (all times local):

6:45 p.m. more »»

Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

April 19, 2018

HAVANA (AP) — Raul Castro stepped down as president of Cuba on Thursday, handing power to a 57-year-old successor he said would hold power until 2031, a plan that would place the state the Castro... more »»

The Latest: Cuban-Americans in Miami expect little change

April 19, 2018

HAVANA (AP) — The Latest on Raul Castro's handover of Cuba's presidency (all times local):

4:30 p.m. more »»

Armenian protesters to renew efforts to stop capital traffic

April 19, 2018

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The leader of large protests that have roiled the capital of Armenia for a week is calling on supporters to renew efforts to paralyze traffic. more »»

The Latest: Russia, China congratulate Cuba on new president

April 19, 2018

HAVANA (AP) — The Latest on Raul Castro's handover of Cuba's presidency (all times local):

4 p.m. more »»

Pentagon: Sarin likely at Syria sites, but questions remain

April 19, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Thursday a "preponderance of the evidence" indicates there were chemical weapons, including "elements" of sarin nerve gas, at the three Syrian sites bombed by... more »»

Russia says US visa delays could halt direct flights

April 19, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Foreign Ministry says increasing delays by the United States in issuing visas could result in flagship airline Aeroflot ending flights to the U.S. more »»

Syrian rebels give up Damascus area town to government

April 19, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian government took control of a town northeast of Damascus on Thursday after rebels evacuated to north Syria — the latest in a string of handovers by rebels to the government. more »»

FBI offers $1M for info on US reporter missing in Syria

April 19, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities for the first time are offering a reward of up to $1 million for information leading to an American journalist who has been missing in Syria for more than... more »»

EU foreign policy hails Western Balkan efforts at membership

April 19, 2018

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — The European Union foreign policy chief on Thursday hailed efforts by nations in Western Balkans to advance toward membership in the bloc, ending a tour of the... more »»

Gaza protest camps moved closer to Israel border fence

April 19, 2018

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza protest organizers moved sit-in tents closer to the Israeli border fence Thursday, a day before a fourth planned mass demonstration, raising fears of more... more »»

The Latest: Raul Castro gets own theme song

April 19, 2018

HAVANA (AP) — The Latest on Raul Castro's handover of Cuba's presidency (all times local):

1:55 p.m.

Raul Castro's retirement from the presidency of Cuba has its own theme song. more »»

 
 
 

 

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