- Obama shakes hands with Cuba's Raul Castro Updated: Dec-10-13 1:00 pm
- Bangladesh halts execution of opposition leader Updated: Dec-10-13 12:51 pm
- Howard University tribute to Mandela canceled Updated: Dec-10-13 12:27 pm
- Kerry faces lawmakers at odds over Iran Updated: Dec-10-13 12:22 pm
- Ukraine leader to seek some protesters' release Updated: Dec-10-13 11:58 am
- Colorado Editorial Roundup Updated: Dec-10-13 11:32 am
- UN eyes Montreux for Syria peace conference Updated: Dec-10-13 11:21 am
- Analysis finds confusion over 'armed conflicts' Updated: Dec-10-13 11:15 am
- US-led Pacific trade zone talks end without deal Updated: Dec-10-13 10:43 am
- AP Interview: Egypt's Moussa defends draft charter Updated: Dec-10-13 8:26 am
- European Parliament approves fisheries reforms Updated: Dec-10-13 7:46 am
- AP Enterprise: Serbia in domestic violence crisis Updated: Dec-10-13 6:14 am
- China says it hopes for stability in North Korea Updated: Dec-10-13 4:50 am
- US calls for release of Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo Updated: Dec-10-13 4:46 am
- US skeptical NKorea moves will ease nuke tensions Updated: Dec-10-13 3:19 am
- US envoy Caroline Kennedy visits Nagasaki Updated: Dec-09-13 10:16 pm
- Kerry headed to Mideast, Asia Updated: Dec-09-13 9:41 pm
- Leah Landrum Taylor announces Ariz. Sec State bid Updated: Dec-09-13 8:38 pm
- Some ex-IP workers offered tuition discount Updated: Dec-09-13 8:11 pm
- Canada plans claim that would include North Pole Updated: Dec-09-13 7:46 pm
- Abbas aide lambasts US push for framework deal Updated: Dec-09-13 4:40 pm
- USAID now focusing on housing finance in Haiti Updated: Dec-09-13 4:33 pm
- Native artifact sale in Paris makes $1.6 million Updated: Dec-09-13 2:51 pm
- Wife-killer seeks transfer to England prison Updated: Dec-09-13 2:46 pm
- Czech foreign minister to honor Mandela Updated: Dec-09-13 2:26 pm
JOHANNESBURG - President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro Tuesday at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela, a simple gesture that signaled possible thawing between the leaders of two Cold War foes.
DHAKA, Bangladesh - A senior judge on the Bangladesh Supreme Court halted the scheduled execution of an opposition leader until at least Wednesday as his attorneys sought a new review of the case, a defense lawyer said.
WASHINGTON - A memorial tribute for Nelson Mandela on the campus of Howard University in Washington has been canceled because of winter weather.
WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry will present his best case to Congress against plowing ahead with new economic sanctions on Iran that could break a historic nuclear agreement and estrange America's closest allies in Europe as well as China and Russia.
KIEV, Ukraine - Some demonstrators arrested in the massive protests sweeping Ukraine's capital will be released, embattled President Viktor Yanukovych promised Tuesday, trying to defuse a political standoff that is threatening his leadership.
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GENEVA - Organizers are considering moving the opening of January's Syria peace conference to the other end of Lake Geneva because of a luxury watch fair.
GENEVA - Armed conflicts killed at least 95,000 people and wounded hundreds of thousands more last year but few of them led to any punishment for war crimes because the laws are unclear, a Swiss-based think tank said Tuesday.
SINGAPORE - The United States and 11 other nations negotiating a free trade zone stretching from Chile to Japan failed to reach a final agreement at talks in Singapore, but indicated they were closing in on a landmark deal.
CAIRO - Egypt's best known diplomat says a constitution drafted by a 50-member panel he chaired offers unprecedented guarantees for democracy, individual freedoms and gender equality.
AMSTERDAM - The European Parliament has approved a fishing reform intended to ensure that overfished seas can repopulate.
POZAREVAC, Serbia - There was the time he smashed her head against the concrete floor and collected the gushing blood in a bucket, Mica said, apparently just for fun. And the beating that left a wall so splattered the family spent a whole day repainting it. There were the rapes that left her numb and the insults of "whore" that filled her with helpless rage.
BEIJING - China, North Korea's most important ally, said Tuesday it wants friendly relations and hopes for stability in its neighbor following the purging of a top official considered close to Beijing.
BEIJING - Five years after his detention, the United States is calling for the release of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo and an end to his wife's undeclared house arrest.
WASHINGTON - The dramatic ouster of the uncle of North Korea's young ruler has sidelined the man reputed to be the second most powerful official in the secretive hierarchy. But Washington is not banking on a radical shift in Pyongyang's nuclear policy.
TOKYO - U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy has visited the Japanese city of Nagasaki, site of the Aug. 9, 1945, American atomic bomb attack that killed 70,000 people and helped prompt Japan's surrender in World War II.
WASHINGTON - John Kerry leaves Wednesday on his ninth trip to the Mideast as Secretary of State to resume talks with Israel and the Palestinians aimed at crafting a final status agreement to end the decades-long conflict.
PHOENIX - Democratic state Sen. Leah Landrum Taylor says she's running for Arizona Secretary of State in 2014 after months of exploring a run for her party's nomination.
COURTLAND, Alabama - Two community colleges are offering tuition discounts to some workers being laid off from an International Paper plant in northwestern Alabama.
TORONTO - Canada plans to make a claim to the North Pole in an effort to assert its sovereignty in the resource-rich Arctic, the country's foreign affairs minister said Monday.
RAMALLAH, West Bank - A senior Palestinian official on Monday railed against U.S. attempts to broker a broad outline of an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, saying Secretary of State John Kerry is breaking a promise to try to negotiate a final agreement in the current round of talks.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - The U.S. Agency for International Development will shift from building houses to financing them for people displaced by the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the agency's chief for the Caribbean nation said Monday.
PARIS - A French auction house that ignored a plea by the U.S. Embassy to delay an auction of sacred Hopi masks sold them briskly Monday along with other contested Native American artifacts for $1.6 million.
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado - A 49-year-old poker champion from England who pleaded guilty to killing his wife and dumping her body in western Colorado in 1997 is asking to be transferred to England to serve the remainder of his prison sentence after completing Colorado's application process.
PRAGUE - The Czech prime minister caught on microphone saying he was "dreading" that he might have to go to Nelson Mandela's funeral will not be representing his country in South Africa.