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CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela's president defiantly dismissed allegations that official turnout figures for the election of an all-powerful constituent assembly were manipulated, accusing the international software firm behind the claim of … more
BRASILIA, Brazil — People across Latin America's largest nation collectively shrugged Thursday as they came to terms with President Michel Temer's latest victory in his struggle to remain in office despite a bribery charge against him and … more
Netanyahu steps in to stop brawl of Israeli, Jordanian MPBy Ilan Ben ZionThe Associated PressJERUSALEM — It had all the ingredients of a political brawl: a Jordanian and an Israeli lawmaker, both known for attention-seeking bluster, challenged … more
CARACAS, Venezuela — Teams of heavily armed security agents seized two of Venezuela's top opposition leaders from their homes in the middle of the night on Tuesday, dragging one into the street in his pajamas as President Nicolas Maduro's … more
AMMAN, Jordan — The repeal of a Jordanian law that allowed a rapist to escape prison by marrying his victim was bittersweet news for a Jordanian woman whose daughter was assaulted when she was just 13 years old.Tuesday's vote by parliament's … more
NEW DELHI — When Rani's husband died by drinking pesticide, he left the family in debt. But even if they could pay off the loans, Rani said their farming days are over."There are no rains," said the 44-year-old woman from drought-stricken … more
PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Saturday the second flight test of an intercontinental ballistic missile demonstrated his country can hit the U.S. mainland, hours after the launch left analysts concluding that a … more
NUUK, Greenland — After 24 days at sea and a journey spanning more than 10,000 kilometers (6,214 miles), the Finnish icebreaker MSV Nordica has set a new record for the earliest transit of the fabled Northwest Passage.The once-forbidding route … more
WASHINGTON — The United States punished Iran on Friday for it launch this week of a satellite-carrying rocket into space by hitting six Iranian entities with sanctions targeting the country's ballistic missiles program.The sanctions hit six … more
MOSCOW — Russia's Foreign Ministry ordered a reduction in the number of U.S. diplomats in Russia on Friday and said it was closing down a U.S. recreational retreat in response to fresh sanctions against Russia.The U.S. Senate approved a new … more
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