The Vatican is hopeful it can improve ties with China after decades of tension, the Roman Catholic Church's highest-ranking diplomat said on Saturday, adding that warmer relations would benefit the whole world. Beijing severed links with the Vatican in 1951 shortly after the Communist Party took
Hillary Clinton heads into the fall out front in enough states to give her at least a tie in the Electoral College, meaning that a victory in any of the several states now considered a toss-up would be enough to push her over the top and into the White House.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Russ Wheeler bears the financial scars of Nevada's lost decade, and he hopes Donald Trump can heal them.
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has ordered the release of a rights lawyer who had been held without charge in solitary confinement for over 100 days after defying President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.
Members of the far-right Identitarian Movement scaled Berlin's Brandenburg Gate on Saturday and unfurled a banner to protest against the "Islamisation" of Germany via mass immigration. Around 15 protesters spent about 50 minutes on top of the Brandenburg Gate, a short walk from the German
NEW YORK (AP) — Drivers who want to get behind the wheel of one of New York City's yellow cabs are tested on a host of regulations before they can get their licenses.
BEIJING (AP) — A Canadian patient's receipt of a kidney transplant after waiting just three days during a recent visit to China raised an immediate red flag among surgeons at the Montreal-based Transplantation Society: A turnaround that quick indicates the organ likely came from the body of an executed
By George Obulutsa NAIROBI (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told African leaders on Saturday that his country will commit $30 billion in public and private support for infrastructure development, education and healthcare expansion in the continent. Resource-poor Japan has long been interested
By Gerauds Wilfried Obangome LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - Gabon voted on Saturday amid growing discontent over the failure to raise living standards despite its oil wealth, posing the potentially biggest challenge yet to President Ali Bongo, whose family has dominated the nation for half a century. Bongo
Activist investor Active Ownership Capital (AOC) succeeded in convincing shareholders of Stada (STAGn.DE) to remove the German drugmaker's supervisory board chairman in a voting marathon, but failed to install its candidate in the post. The supervisory board elected its former deputy Carl-Ferdinand
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT):
WASHINGTON (AP) — A $400 million cash delivery to Iran to repay a decades-old arbitration claim may be unprecedented in recent U.S. history, according to legal experts and diplomatic historians, raising further questions about a payment timed to help free four American prisoners in Iran.
If Sarkozy has not changed, his country indeed has, and that's why his success is unlikely.
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments in the Syrian civil war (all times local):
Sources in Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrat (CDU) party on Saturday denied a magazine report that said the German leader was delaying an announcement until spring 2017 on whether she will run for a fourth term in next year's federal election. Der Spiegel reported that Merkel had
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Police in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir said Saturday that they have arrested one of the key separatist leaders spearheading protests against Indian rule in the disputed region.
VARANASI, India (AP) — As the mighty Ganges River overflowed its banks this past week following heavy monsoon rains, large parts of the Hindu holy town of Varanasi were submerged by floodwaters, keeping away thousands of devotees.
At least 15 civilians were killed in a barrel bomb attack on a rebel-held district of Syria's Aleppo city on Saturday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said.
The people of Gabon were voting Saturday whether to re-elect President Ali Bongo or bring to power a veteran politician riding on a promise to end a 50-year-old family dynasty.
BERLIN (AP) — Anti-Islam activists have staged an hour-long demonstration atop Berlin's Brandenburg Gate.
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — When South Sudan's president signed a peace deal a year ago to try to end the country's civil war, he added 16 reservations to the agreement.
By Steve Scherer SANT'ANGELO, Italy (Reuters) - Tiny villages that dot the valley around the town of Amatrice, which was levelled by Wednesday's earthquake, were home to generations of families who once farmed the land, but later moved to cities for work and now return for the holidays. "
Amongst the 35 coffins laid out in a sports hall were small caskets holding the bodies of an 18-month-old baby and a nine-year-old girl, two of the 21 children who are known to have died when the quake hit central Italy early on Wednesday. "What we need is a reconstruction in record time.
MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) — Many residents of Maine's Katahdin (kuh-TAH'-din) region hope a new national monument will bring jobs and tourism.
Anne Holton first stepped into the spotlight in 1970 as a white student enrolling in a predominantly black middle school in Virginia's capital as part of a push for school integration by her father, the ...