MASIK PASS, North Korea (AP) — The secretary-general of North Korea’s ski association views the sprawling alpine landscape before him with unabashed pride. Facing a strong, cold wind, he points to a dip in the rugged, tree-covered mountains
NEW YORK (AP) — Minimum and maximum temperatures in Fahrenheit, precipitation in inches and weather conditions as recorded for the previous day and forecast for the current and following day in each city as of 0100 GMT:
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The owner of a pro-opposition television station in the Maldives says a group of masked men have set fire to his studio.
Akram Kamaludeen says about six men on motorbikes threatened and chased
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranians are accustomed to jabs from Israel’s prime minister. But this one hit a nerve: Claiming clampdowns by Iran’s rulers extended to blue jeans.
Social media sites were flooded Monday with Iranians
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Asian markets were weaker Monday after heated political rhetoric from the U.S. raised worries that the partial shutdown of the American government could bring the world’s largest economy close to defaulting on its debt.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Pressure is mounting on Taiwan’s weakened president to open political talks with Beijing after Chinese President Xi Jinping told a former senior Taiwanese official that the longstanding division between the sides should not be
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Asian markets opened weak Monday after heated political rhetoric from the U.S. raised worries that the partial shutdown of the American government could bring the world’s largest economy close to defaulting on its debt.
PICHARI, Peru (AP) — Every Sunday, counterinsurgency troops in combat gear march out of the army base in Pichari, a remote town with an incongruously wide avenue at the center of the world’s No. 1 coca-growing valley.
Today is Saturday, Oct. 19, the 292nd day of 2013. There are 73 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On Oct. 19, 1987, the stock market crashed as the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 508
BALI, Indonesia (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States and Russia are “very pleased” with the progress made so far in destroying Syria’s chemical weapons stocks.
He says Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime deserves