- Swedish journalist shot to death in Afghan capital Updated: Mar-11-14 9:08 am
- Israeli drone crashes in Gaza; airstrike kills 3 Updated: Mar-11-14 6:56 am
- Philippines protests China stopping troop resupply Updated: Mar-11-14 5:37 am
- SKorea, Canada reach free trade agreement Updated: Mar-11-14 3:13 am
- Student leader killed in west Venezuela crackdown Updated: Mar-11-14 1:23 am
- Caribbean adopts plan to seek slavery reparations Updated: Mar-10-14 9:53 pm
- Activists arrested in Philly over XL oil pipeline Updated: Mar-10-14 8:26 pm
- El Salvador waits final count in presidential vote Updated: Mar-10-14 8:14 pm
- Paiva Weed: Skills gap a serious, growing problem Updated: Mar-10-14 7:47 pm
- Britain: Russia faces growing pressure over Crimea Updated: Mar-10-14 6:56 pm
- Israel displays rockets seized in Red Sea raid Updated: Mar-10-14 5:02 pm
- Lawyer: Egypt activists beaten in courthouse Updated: Mar-10-14 3:56 pm
- Nuclear test experts to check if plane exploded Updated: Mar-10-14 2:43 pm
- Canada PM in South Korea for expected trade deal Updated: Mar-10-14 11:13 am
- Hernandez, heroine of Cuban revolution, dies at 92 Updated: Mar-10-14 10:55 am
- EU delays talks on new Russian pipeline Updated: Mar-10-14 8:46 am
- Leader-in-exile: Youths lead Tibet freedom fight Updated: Mar-10-14 8:22 am
- Nepal steps up security to stop Tibetan protests Updated: Mar-10-14 7:38 am
- Biden says Venezuela 'concocting' bogus stories Updated: Mar-09-14 9:56 pm
- Arab envoys say no to Israel as Jewish state Updated: Mar-09-14 3:34 pm
- Liquor, pot debate moves from Capitol to ballot Updated: Mar-09-14 1:23 pm
- Plans moving forward for new Detroit-Canada bridge Updated: Mar-09-14 12:16 pm
- Tanzania, long cautious, is caught in Rwanda feud Updated: Mar-09-14 7:10 am
- Protest stymied after Venezuelan diplomatic win Updated: Mar-08-14 7:14 pm
- WikiLeaks' Assange talks NSA, hints at more leaks Updated: Mar-08-14 4:46 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan - A Swedish journalist was shot to death on Tuesday while he was talking to a translator on a street in Kabul, the second killing in two months to strike foreigners in an affluent and well-guarded area of the Afghan capital.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - An Israeli airstrike killed three Gaza militants on Tuesday near an area where an unmanned Israeli surveillance aircraft crashed earlier in the day, a Gaza official said.
MANILA, Philippines - The Chinese coast guard prevented delivery of supplies to Filipino soldiers guarding a disputed shoal in the South China Sea and an envoy rejected a Philippine protest over the interference, officials said Tuesday.
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea and Canada reached a free trade agreement Tuesday that the two governments hope will boost exports and investment.
CARACAS, Venezuela - A student leader was fatally shot Monday night in the western university city of San Cristobal after a long day of street clashes in which Venezuelan security forces attacked and dismantled barricades at key intersections, the mayor said.
KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent - Leaders of Caribbean nations on Monday unanimously adopted a broad plan on seeking reparations from European nations for what they say are the lingering ill effects of the Atlantic slave trade on the region.
PHILADELPHIA - Dozens of environmentalists blocked entrances to a federal office building Monday in Philadelphia to protest the Keystone XL oil pipeline and police arrested at least 24 people, organizers said.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - Authorities in El Salvador began the final count of votes Monday in a presidential runoff whose razor-close margin led the conservative challenger to announce his party is on "a war footing" to challenge alleged fraud.
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The so-called skills gap is a "serious and growing problem" that must be addressed as part of a push to improve the sagging Rhode Island economy, the state Senate president said Monday.
UNITED NATIONS - Russia is facing growing isolation and increasing pressure to stop a referendum in Ukraine's strategic Crimea Peninsula though it has shown no sign of softening its position and is still blocking Security Council action, Britain's U.N. ambassador said Monday.
EILAT, Israel - Israel's prime minister on Monday triumphantly toured a display of dozens of rockets that navy commandos intercepted in the Red Sea last week, alleged to be on their way from Iran to the Gaza Strip, and accused the international community of ignoring Iranian support for militant groups and falling victim to a charm offensive by the new leadership in Tehran.
CAIRO - Three of Egypt's most prominent youth activists were beaten in the courthouse by their guards before a hearing Monday in the appeal of their prison sentence, their lawyer said.
UNITED NATIONS - The head of the organization that monitors the nuclear test ban treaty said Monday he has asked its experts to see if they detected an explosion at high altitude of the missing Malaysian Airlines plane.
OTTAWA, Ontario - Canada's prime minister has traveled to South Korea, where he is widely expected to announce a free-trade deal.
HAVANA - Melba Hernandez, one of two women who helped Fidel Castro launch his revolutionary battle with a failed 1953 attack on a military barracks, and who was later named a "heroine of the Cuban Revolution" has died at age 92.
BRUSSELS - The European Commission is delaying some talks on a new Russian pipeline that would bypass Ukraine to transport natural gas via the Black Sea to southeastern Europe.
DHARMSALA, India - Young Tibetans are leading the fight to free their homeland from Chinese rule, the leader of the community's government-in-exile said on Monday's 55th anniversary of an uprising that led to a bloody crackdown and drove the Dalai Lama to flee into India.
KATMANDU, Nepal - Police broke up a small Tibetan protest in Nepal's capital and detained the protesters on Monday's anniversary of a failed 1959 uprising against Chinese rule in Tibet.
CARACAS, Venezuela - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden calls Venezuela's situation alarming in remarks published Sunday, suggesting its government is using "armed vigilantes" against peaceful protesters and accusing it of "concocting false and outlandish conspiracy theories" about the United States.
CAIRO - Arab foreign ministers on Sunday rejected Israel's demands that the Palestinians recognize it as a Jewish state, saying such a move would undermine the rights of Palestinian refugees.
SALEM, Oregon - Now that key liquor and pot bills failed to gain traction in the Oregon Legislature, the venue shifts to the ballot box.
DETROIT - The omission in the federal budget for funding specifically for a border inspection plaza in Michigan is not expected to delay efforts to build a commuter bridge connecting Detroit with Canada, state officials say.
KAMPALA, Uganda - The East African nation of Tanzania - long a force of quiet power in the region and a voice of restraint and non-interference in other countries' affairs - is embroiled in a potentially ugly feud with Rwanda and its press after Tanzania's president urged Rwanda's government to negotiate with a Congo-based Rwandan rebel group.
CARACAS, Venezuela - In a major show of force, hundreds of National Guardsmen in riot gear and armored vehicles prevented an "empty pots march" from reaching Venezuela's Food Ministry on Saturday to protest now-chronic food shortages.
AUSTIN, Texas - Speaking over Skype from the Ecuadorian embassy in London, fugitive WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said his living situation is a bit like prison - with a more lenient visitor policy.