The United States is considering launching a punitive strike against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad, blamed by the U.S. and the Syrian opposition for an Aug. 21 alleged chemical weapons attack in a rebel-held suburb of
TOKYO (AP) — Leaving San Francisco, singer Chris Hart has made himself at home in “J-pop.”
His album of cover versions of Japanese pop tunes is rising on the charts. And the crooner is scoring on this nation’s
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — There was little fanfare, but the gleaming white and newly built $6.4-billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge reopened to the public as vehicles began crossing it after more than a decade
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek militant anarchist group has claimed responsibility for a letter bomb sent to an anti-terrorism prosecutor, which exploded on Sunday without causing injury or damage.
The Conspiracy Nuclei of Fire, or SPF, is
TOKYO (AP) — Japan needs to boost its military spending to counter the potential threat from China’s increasingly powerful armed forces and North Korea’s long-range missiles, its defense minister said Tuesday.
Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera said Japan cannot
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says a united international response to the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria is unlikely but “the smallest chance” must be used to achieve one.
Germany says it won’t participate
WASHINGTON (AP) — A hearing to help determine whether three U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen will face a court-martial could be nearing its end in the case of an academy senior who allegedly was sexually assaulted at an off-campus
BEIRUT (AP) — The number of refugees fleeing Syria’s violence has surpassed the 2 million mark, the U.N. refugee agency said Tuesday, as top U.S. officials prepared to argue before a key Senate committee for a punitive strike
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s powerful Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa complained Tuesday that a visit of the United Nations human rights chief to the island nation was influenced by propaganda from remnants of the Tamil Tiger
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s government has been reshuffled in a bid to speed up economic recovery and accession of the Balkan country into the European Union.
Parliament late on Monday approved the new Cabinet of Prime Minister