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CARACAS, Venezuela — Pro- and anti-government factions dug themselves further into their trenches Monday amid Venezuela's deepening political crisis, with each side staking a claim to the powers granted them by dueling national assemblies.The … more
MANILA, Philippines — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte met Monday with America's top diplomat, where he voiced solidarity with the U.S. amid global concerns over North Korea's nuclear program and angrily dismissed media questions about … more
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea vowed Monday to bolster its nuclear arsenal and gain revenge of a "thousand-fold" against the United States in response to tough U.N. sanctions imposed following its recent intercontinental ballistic missile … 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
BORMES-LES-MIMOSAS, France — Backed by planes dropping water and fire retardant, more than 1,000 firefighters battled wildfires Wednesday that billowed smoke into the sky over France's southern Cote d'Azur coast and forced the evacuation of … more
JERUSALEM — Thousands of Palestinian Muslims have been praying in the streets of Jerusalem every evening — creating a new, surprisingly effective form of protest in their long conflict with Israel.Since the crisis over the city's most … more
MILAN — Italy's parliament on Friday gave final approval to making a slate of childhood vaccinations mandatory for school children up to age 16, a move aimed at countering an anti-vaccine trend that officials have attributed to … more
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea is suffering its worst drought in 16 years, a United Nations agency reported Friday, raising fears of worsening food shortages in the country, where children and other vulnerable groups have suffered … more
PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea test-fired on Friday its second intercontinental ballistic missile, which flew longer and higher than its first ICBM launched earlier this month, officials said."We assess that this missile was an … 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
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