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  • Sun, 26 May 2019 13:54

    Strong earthquake strikes northern Peru

    LIMA - An earthquake with a magnitude as high as 8.0 stuck northern Peru in the early hours of Sunday morning, the United States Geological Survey reported.

  • Sun, 26 May 2019 13:50

    German state vote could threaten future of Merkel coalition

    BERLIN - Voters in the northern state of Bremen look set to inflict a humiliating blow on Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) in an election on Sunday that could hasten the end of their loveless federal coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives.

  • Sun, 26 May 2019 13:47

    Iran will defend itself against any aggression, says foreign minister

    BAGHDAD - Iranian will defend itself against any military or economic aggression, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday, calling on European states to do more to preserve a nuclear agreement his country signed.

  • Sun, 26 May 2019 13:44

    Trade beef aside, Trump and Abe bond over burgers, sumo and golf

    TOKYO, Japan - U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday played golf with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and presented a trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament, turning to personal diplomacy for the second day of a Japan visit shadowed by tough trade talk.

  • Sun, 26 May 2019 13:41

    Europeans vote, with EU future in balance

    BRUSSELS - Europeans vote on Sunday in an election expected to further dent traditional pro-EU parties and bolster the nationalist fringe in the European Parliament, putting a potential brake on collective action in economic and foreign policy.

  • Fri, 24 May 2019 13:39

    U.S. aviation regulators meet international counterparts over Boeing 737 Max

    HOUSTON-- Aviation regulators from over 30 countries and regions met with officials of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) over the safety of Boeing 737 Max jets on Thursday in Fort Worth in the state of Texas.

  • Fri, 24 May 2019 13:35

    Theresa May to resign as British PM, will stay on until race for successor starts

    LONDON -- British Prime Minster Theresa May said on Friday that she will quit as leader of the Conservative party on June 7, paving the way for the process of electing her successor.

  • Fri, 24 May 2019 13:33

    Russia, Sudan agree to boost military cooperation

    MOSCOW -- Russia and Sudan positively assessed their military cooperation and pledged to strengthen it, according to bilateral agreements published Friday on Russia's legal information website.

  • Fri, 24 May 2019 13:27

    Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan leaders' rights as lawmakers

    MADRID- The Spanish parliament’s governing body on Friday suspended the lawmaker rights of the four jailed Catalan members of parliament while they face trial over the northeastern region’s failed 2017 independence bid, lower house speaker Meritxell Batet said.