- Oil slicks offer sign that Malaysian jet crashed Updated: Mar-08-14 5:35 pm
- WikiLeaks' Assange talks NSA, hints at more leaks Updated: Mar-08-14 4:46 pm
- Protest stymied after Venezuelan diplomatic win Updated: Mar-08-14 4:28 pm
- Russia reinforces military presence in Crimea Updated: Mar-08-14 3:53 pm
- 2 on missing Malaysia jet used stolen EU passports Updated: Mar-08-14 2:26 pm
- Arms ship captured by Israeli navy arrives at port Updated: Mar-08-14 2:02 pm
- 4 nations urge US gas exports amid Ukraine crisis Updated: Mar-08-14 1:00 pm
- Rwanda expels 6 South African diplomats Updated: Mar-08-14 9:58 am
- EU foreign policy chief arrives in Iran for talks Updated: Mar-08-14 9:20 am
- Russia may halt US inspections over sanctions Updated: Mar-08-14 7:17 am
- Frustration in Afghan women's rights struggle Updated: Mar-08-14 5:48 am
- China defiant on territory claims, demands respect Updated: Mar-08-14 3:10 am
- Russia, Ukraine feud over sniper carnage Updated: Mar-08-14 2:55 am
- El Salvador's ex-rebel poised to win presidency Updated: Mar-08-14 12:06 am
- Russia warns heavier sanctions could backfire Updated: Mar-07-14 8:15 pm
- Ukraine may turn to UN General Assembly Updated: Mar-07-14 5:29 pm
- US stocks muddled as Ukraine tensions fester Updated: Mar-07-14 4:53 pm
- Stocks drift as Ukraine tensions fester; Dow rises Updated: Mar-07-14 4:19 pm
- Fond du Lac Band to spear walleyes in NE Minn. Updated: Mar-07-14 3:10 pm
- Saudi Arabia names Brotherhood a terrorist group Updated: Mar-07-14 2:37 pm
- Abbas: No recognition of Israel as Jewish state Updated: Mar-07-14 2:05 pm
- Ukrainians urge US, EU to get on same wavelength Updated: Mar-07-14 1:19 pm
- Colombian paramilitaries set for release Updated: Mar-07-14 12:14 pm
- Stocks are mostly lower as Ukraine tensions fester Updated: Mar-07-14 12:02 pm
- More than 6,000 Mozambicans displaced by fighting Updated: Mar-07-14 9:17 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Two large oil slicks spotted Saturday by the Vietnamese air force offered the first sign that a jetliner carrying 239 people had crashed into the ocean after vanishing from radar without sending a single distress call.
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.
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 shortages of staple items.
SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine - Dozens of military trucks transporting heavily armed soldiers rumbled over Crimea's rutted roads Saturday as Russia reinforced its armed presence on the disputed peninsula in the Black Sea. Moscow's foreign minister ruled out any dialogue with Ukraine's new authorities, whom he dismissed as the puppets of extremists.
MILAN - Foreign ministry officials in Rome and Vienna confirmed Saturday that names of two nationals listed on the manifest of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight match passports reported stolen in Thailand.
EILAT, Israel - A captured ship Israel says carried advanced rockets from Iran bound for Gaza militants arrived to port Saturday, where authorities prepared its cargo for a public display Israel hopes will step up pressure on world powers as they negotiate with Tehran over its nuclear program.
WASHINGTON - Four Central European nations are urging the United States to boost natural gas exports to Europe as a hedge against the possibility that Russia could cut off its supply of gas to Ukraine.
JOHANNESBURG - Rwanda's Foreign Minister says the government has expelled six South African diplomats.
TEHRAN, Iran - The European Union's foreign policy chief has arrived in Iran, her first visit to the Islamic Republic as nuclear talks with world powers continue.
MOSCOW - Russia is considering a freeze of U.S. military inspections under arms control treaties in retaliation to Washington's decision to halt military cooperation with Russia, news reports said Saturday.
KABUL, Afghanistan - In 2009, the United States gave Wazhma Frogh the International Woman of Courage award for her women's rights activism in Afghanistan. Prominently displayed in Frogh's office is a picture of then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton granting her the award as First Lady Michelle Obama smiles, clapping by her side.
BEIJING - China will never make concessions in territorial disputes with its neighbors, while good relations with the U.S. depend on Washington respecting Beijing's sovereignty claims, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Saturday.
KIEV, Ukraine - One of the biggest mysteries hanging over the protest mayhem that drove Ukraine's president from power: Who was behind the snipers who sowed death and terror in Kiev?
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - A former Marxist guerrilla who has promised to continue the government's popular social programs is poised to win El Salvador's presidential election runoff on Sunday, giving the ruling party a second consecutive term.
WASHINGTON - Underlying the talk about taking harsh punitive measures against Russia for its military incursion into Ukraine are economic complications and worries that sanctions levied against Moscow could, in the words of the Kremlin, "boomerang" back on the U.S. and Europe.
UNITED NATIONS - Ukraine may appeal to the U.N. General Assembly if the divided Security Council doesn't act on Russia's seizure of Crimea, the Ukrainian ambassador said Friday.
NEW YORK - One positive report on the economy was not enough to make investors more confident.
NEW YORK - Stocks are finishing mixed after an indecisive day of trading as traders worried about escalating tensions in Ukraine.
MINNEAPOLIS - The Fond du Lac Band of Chippewa plans to exercise its rights under an 1854 treaty to spear walleyes on several northeastern Minnesota lakes this spring.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia identified the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group along with al-Qaida and others Friday, warning those who join them or support them they could face five to 30 years in prison.
RAMALLAH, West Bank - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said there is "no way" he will recognize Israel as a Jewish state and accept a Palestinian capital in just a portion of Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem, rebuffing what Palestinians fear will be key elements of a U.S. peace proposal.
PARIS - Two potential Ukrainian presidential contenders are urging the U.S. and European Union to stick to a single, tough stance against Russia over its military incursion into Crimea.
BOGOTA, Colombia - One veteran of Colombia's disbanded far-right militias admitted to ordering or taking part in at least 3,000 killings, mostly targeting leftists , and incinerating many of the corpses to destroy evidence.
NEW YORK - Stocks are drifting mostly lower in midday trading as tensions build in Ukraine, where the region of Crimea is preparing for a referendum on whether to split away and become part of Russia.
MAPUTO, Mozambique - Mozambican Prime Minister Alberto Vaquina says attacks by the opposition party and former rebel movement Renamo have displaced more than 6,000 people in the central parts of the country.