- Should Britain stay in the EU? Question hovers in election Updated: May-03-15 9:50 am
LONDON - Ian Robinson, co-owner of a small investment firm in London, is watching Britain's general election this Thursday with unease.
- Kremlin: North Korean leader not coming to Moscow on May 9 Updated: Apr-30-15 8:34 am
MOSCOW - The reclusive leader of North Korea won't be coming to Moscow next month for the Victory Day celebration, President Vladimir Putin's spokesman announced Thursday.
- World offers help after Nepal quake, but few know scope yet Updated: Apr-25-15 11:06 pm
LONDON - As world leaders and global charities try to grasp the scope of an earthquake that devastated parts of tiny, mountainous Nepal, they are preparing emergency aid for the survivors but worrying how to make sure it gets there.
- EU leaders commit ships, aid to address migrant crisis Updated: Apr-23-15 7:08 pm
BRUSSELS - Late to the rescue, European leaders came through Thursday with pledges of big ships, aircraft and a tripling in funds to save lives in the Mediterranean after the deaths at sea of more than 1,300 migrants over the past three weeks, and agreed to lay the groundwork for military action against traffickers.
- Greece's shifting bailout deadlines fuel uncertainty Updated: Apr-23-15 4:13 am
RIGA, Latvia - When is a deadline not really a deadline and a deal not really a deal?
- Mother of Ukraine pilot jailed in Russia seeks global help Updated: Apr-20-15 11:44 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The mother of a Ukrainian helicopter pilot imprisoned in Russia is on a global campaign seeking support from world leaders to pressure President Vladimir Putin to free her daughter.
- German Parliament to label killings of Armenians as genocide Updated: Apr-20-15 8:46 am
BERLIN - Germany's Parliament is set to use the term genocide in a resolution marking the slaughter of Armenians by Ottoman Turks 100 years ago, and the government said Monday that it "stands behind" the motion drawn up by the ruling parties.
- Israeli ultra-Orthodox site cuts Kim Kardashian from photo Updated: Apr-15-15 1:22 pm
JERUSALEM - An Israeli ultra-Orthodox Jewish news website has cut Kim Kardashian - one of the world's most photographed women - from a photo taken of her in Jerusalem this week.
- Senate creating secret encyclopedia of US spy programs Updated: Apr-08-15 5:34 pm
WASHINGTON - Trying to get a handle on hundreds of sensitive, closely held surveillance programs, a Senate committee is compiling a secret encyclopedia of American intelligence collection. It's part of an effort to improve congressional oversight of the government's sprawling global spying effort.
- Nations Obama has honored with White House state dinners Updated: Apr-08-15 3:23 am
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has held seven state dinners so far and plans at least two more this year. The list of countries and years the dinners were held:
- Fewer White House state dinner invites under Obama Updated: Apr-08-15 3:21 am
WASHINGTON - An invitation to a White House state dinner has always been one of Washington's most sought-after tickets. There's the elegant setting, VIP guests in tuxedos and designer gowns and a four-course meal served up by America's most famous kitchen.