BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police have detained an activist singer after she wrote that she wanted to blow up a government agency seen as inept. Her supporters say the singer would never have carried out her threat and
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A U.N. delegation tasked with investigating chemical weapons allegations in Syria has arrived in Damascus on the first such trip.
Swedish chemical weapons expert Ake Sellstrom and U.N. disarmament chief Angela Kane arrived Wednesday
BAGHDAD (AP) — Insurgents ambushed a local police headquarters in northern Iraq early Wednesday, killing at least nine policemen and extending the surge of violence that has killed more than 500 people this month alone, officials said.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Afghanistan’s first and only female governor and a humanitarian worker from Myanmar’s Kachin minority are among this year’s recipients of the Ramon Magsaysay Awards, often regarded as Asia’s version of the Nobel Prize.
BANDUNG, Indonesia (AP) — Rescuers were searching Wednesday for dozens of asylum seekers still believed missing after their boat sank in Indonesian waters on the way to Australia. More than 150 survivors were brought to safety and three
LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II arrived at Kensington Palace Wednesday to see her new great-grandson, who has spent a first night at home with his parents, Prince William and Kate.
The 87-year-old monarch made a short
BERLIN (AP) — Germany has urged fellow European Union member states to support its drive for a new global charter protecting personal privacy online.
A letter sent by Germany’s foreign and justice ministers to their EU counterparts cites
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli official says Benjamin Netanyahu wants the fate of the West Bank included in a referendum on any land-for-peace deal with the Palestinians.
Current law only requires a referendum if Israel gives up east
STAPLES, Minn. (AP) — The whereabouts of a northern Minnesota man remain a mystery four years after he disappeared.
Eighty-two-year-old Peter Achermann (ACK’-ur-muhn) of… More »
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The board overseeing Minnesota’s health insurance exchange is getting an update on plans for promoting the state’s online marketplace.… More »