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Ghana president, longtime opposition leader face off in vote

ACCRA, Ghana — Voters in Ghana are casting ballots in presidential and legislative elections despite widespread concerns over the credibility of the country's electoral...
A look at the rise and fall of South Korea’s president

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean President Park Geun-hye, who faces impeachment this week, rose to power with the support of conservatives enamored of...
An Afghan woman goes from refugee to military pilot

KABUL, Afghanistan — From a childhood as a refugee, Capt. Safia Ferozi is now flying a transport plane for Afghanistan's air force as the...
Survey finds Afghans more pessimistic on security, future

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghans are increasingly uncertain about their future, less confident in their government and more pessimistic than before on issues such as...
Frantic rescue after quake kills dozens in Indonesia’s Aceh

MEUREUDU, Indonesia — A strong undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia's Aceh province early on Wednesday, killing at least 54 people and sparking a frantic rescue...
Thailand: ‘No exceptions’ on lese majeste for news outlets

BANGKOK — Thailand's government will not back down from prosecuting news outlets that publish "illegal" content, the defense minister said Wednesday, after the BBC's...
Time to reconcile: 2 cities overcome Pearl Harbor legacy

TOKYO — Seventy-five years after a Japanese admiral led the attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, the mayor of his hometown...
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CANBERRA, Australia — The seabed search for the missing Malaysian airliner has been left to a single ship, with a Chinese vessel heading home...
The Latest: Disaster agency says Aceh quake toll to rise

MEUREUDU, Indonesia — The Latest on a magnitude-6.5 earthquake in Indonesia's Aceh province (all times local): ...
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BEIJING — The Chinese unit of medical device maker Medtronic has been fined $17 million by anti-monopoly regulators in the latest effort by Beijing...

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