- NY judge rules for Chevron in Ecuador case Updated: Mar-04-14 6:37 pm
- US activist says Egypt police assaulted her Updated: Mar-04-14 3:55 pm
- Vietnam sends blogger to prison for critical posts Updated: Mar-04-14 5:28 am
- Nepal on alert to stop Tibetan protest Updated: Mar-03-14 1:58 am
- North Korea deports Australian missionary Updated: Mar-02-14 11:56 pm
- Odd couple at center of Russian helicopter inquiry Updated: Mar-01-14 8:39 am
- Chinese media outlet uses racial slur at US envoy Updated: Feb-28-14 2:17 pm
- US ambassador urges China to respect human rights Updated: Feb-27-14 12:45 pm
- International demos over jailed reporters in Egypt Updated: Feb-27-14 12:16 pm
- Patrons help French restore fresco in Rome palace Updated: Feb-26-14 3:49 pm
- Vietnam dissident beaten ahead of diplomat meeting Updated: Feb-26-14 2:56 am
- US expelling 3 Venezuelan diplomats Updated: Feb-25-14 5:09 pm
- Israel, Germany disagree over Iran nuclear talks Updated: Feb-25-14 11:38 am
- Anti-Obama protesters in Manila clash with police Updated: Feb-25-14 6:22 am
- Taliban says it suspends talks on held US soldier Updated: Feb-23-14 11:56 am
- Iran's London mission reopens doors after 2 years Updated: Feb-20-14 3:56 pm
- Family: Australian missionary held in North Korea Updated: Feb-19-14 8:36 pm
- Ukrainians in US, Canada urge protester support Updated: Feb-19-14 6:28 pm
- US, Europe considering sanctions on Kiev leaders Updated: Feb-19-14 3:21 pm
- UN trapped inside base due to South Sudan fighting Updated: Feb-19-14 9:47 am
- Russia finally signs border treaty with Estonia Updated: Feb-18-14 11:52 am
- Disallowed goal heats up Russian hockey fans Updated: Feb-17-14 1:25 pm
- Etowah County soldier adopted Vietnam War orphan Updated: Feb-17-14 12:17 pm
- US ambassador meets India's opposition leader Updated: Feb-13-14 9:11 am
- Egypt military chief heads to Moscow in rare visit Updated: Feb-12-14 5:08 pm
NEW YORK - A federal judge on Tuesday blocked U.S. courts from being used to collect a $9 billion Ecuadorean judgment against Chevron for rainforest damage, saying lawyers poisoned an honorable quest with their illegal and wrongful conduct.
CAIRO - The co-founder of U.S.-based anti-war group CodePink said Tuesday that Egyptian police detained her at Cairo's international airport when she tried to enter the country on route to the Gaza Strip and treated her roughly, fracturing her shoulder as they handcuffed her before deporting her.
HANOI, Vietnam - A dissident blogger was sentenced to two years in prison Tuesday for posting online criticism of Vietnam's authoritarian government, drawing an immediate rebuke from the United States.
KATMANDU, Nepal - Police in the Nepalese capital are on alert to stop protests by Tibetan refugees, including any attempts to self-immolate, next week to mark the anniversary of the failed 1959 uprising against Chinese rule in Tibet, officials said Monday.
BEIJING - North Korea on Monday deported an Australian missionary detained for spreading Christianity in the country, saying he apologized for his anti-state religious acts and requested forgiveness.
WASHINGTON - The ties between a former Army colonel and a Russian entrepreneur are at the heart of a criminal investigation into a program that supplies American allies with Russian helicopters.
BEIJING - A major Chinese government news service used a racist slur to describe the departing American ambassador in a mean-spirited editorial on Friday that drew widespread public condemnation in China.
BEIJING - The outgoing U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing on Thursday to respect the rights of peaceful political activists and said Washington was deeply concerned about the fate of a minority scholar charged with separatism.
LONDON - Groups of journalists and their supporters joined Thursday in protesting the detention of four Al Jazeera staffers in Egypt, sending gagged protesters into public squares, picketing Egyptian embassies, and packing newsrooms with journalists carrying signs: "Journalism is not a crime."
ROME - Some of the most splendid frescoes in one of Rome's most stunning Renaissance palazzi are getting a much needed face-lift.
HANOI, Vietnam - A Vietnamese dissident said Wednesday that suspected government agents assaulted him and his wife this week as they were heading to a meeting with an Australian diplomat to talk about the human rights situation in the country.
WASHINGTON - The United States has expelled three Venezuelan diplomats in response to similar action against three U.S. consular officials in Caracas.
JERUSALEM - The leaders of Israel and Germany acknowledged Tuesday they don't see eye to eye on how to deal with Iran's nuclear program as negotiations between Tehran and world powers proceed.
MANILA, Philippines - Police clashed briefly in the Philippine capital Tuesday with about 300 protesters opposed to a planned visit by President Barack Obama and the continued U.S. military presence in the country.
ISLAMABAD - Afghanistan's Taliban said Sunday they had suspended "mediation" with the United States to exchange captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five senior Taliban prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay, halting - at least temporarily - what was considered the best chance yet of securing the 27-year-old soldier's freedom since his capture in 2009.
LONDON - Iran's diplomatic mission to Britain partly reopened its doors Thursday for the first time in two years as part of a wider agreement on the thawing of tensions between the countries.
HONG KONG - Australia's prime minister on Thursday urged citizens abroad to obey the laws of foreign countries after an Australian missionary who carried Christian pamphlets was detained in North Korea.
PITTSBURGH - Ukrainians in the United States and Canada are reacting with tentative optimism to news of a truce in the violence-torn country but pushing ahead with plans for protests and vigils.
BRUSSELS - Following the deadly clashes in Ukraine's capital, the Obama administration and European governments are talking about imposing punitive sanctions, the Kremlin has blamed the West for stirring up trouble and the pope has issued a special appeal for peace. A roundup of Wednesday's international reactions:
JUBA, South Sudan - Fighting between South Sudan's army and rebels in the capital of one of its oil-rich states is forcing U.N. personnel to remain inside a base where more than 20,000 frightened residents are seeking refuge, officials said Wednesday.
MOSCOW - Russia signed a border treaty on Tuesday with Estonia, the last Baltic country to formalize its land and sea boundaries with its giant neighbor.
MOSCOW - After a heated U.S.-Russia hockey match at the Sochi Olympics on Saturday, many Russian spectators have decided the cold war is back - and not just on the ice.
GADSDEN, Alabama - He was named TrÃ n Ã™a when he was born sometime in the early '60s in a hut in a small, remote village in the high mountainous country of Vietnam. In America, his name would have been Ã™a TrÃ n, since the given name is first and the family name comes last.
NEW DELHI - The U.S. ambassador met with India's top Hindu nationalist politician on Thursday for the first time since he was refused a U.S. visa for failing to stop months of deadly religious rioting in his home state in 2002.
CAIRO - Egypt's military chief headed to Russia Wednesday on his first trip abroad since ousting the country's Islamist president, part of a shift to reduce reliance on the United States at a time of frictions between the longtime allies.