Suicide bomber strikes Damascus justice building, killing 30

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A suicide bomber detonated his explosives’ vest inside the main judicial building in the Syrian capital on Wednesday, killing at...

Turkey suspends high-level diplomatic relations with the Netherlands

Turkey has suspended high-level political talks with the Netherlands and banned the Dutch ambassador from returning to Ankara amid an escalating diplomatic dispute. During a...

Pirates hijack freighter off Somalia’s coast

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Pirates have hijacked an oil tanker off the coast of Somalia, Somali officials and piracy experts said Tuesday, in the...

Colombia’s coca production surges to record levels

PUERTO BELLO, Colombia (AP) - Coca production in Colombia has surged to levels unseen in two decades of U.S. eradication efforts, according to a...

American citizens applications for New Zealand citizenship is up 70 percent

WELLINGTON, New Zealand It’s one thing to talk about changing allegiance to another country when a new president is elected. It’s another thing to...

Iran deploys jamming device to counter drones

Iran has deployed a new counter-drone weapon a rifle-shaped jamming device that the regime says can electronically separate a remotely piloted aircraft from its...

Impeached South Korean president Park leaves mansion

Park Geun-hye left South Korea's presidential mansion Sunday, two days after judges voted to uphold the parliament's impeachment of the Asian leader. Park left the...

Amal Clooney: Don’t let Islamic State get away with genocide

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney urged Iraq and the world’s nations on Thursday not to let the Islamic State extremist...

Twin blasts kill 40 near religious sites in Syria’s capital

BEIRUT (AP) — Twin blasts Saturday near holy shrines frequented by Shiites in the Syrian capital Damascus killed at least 40 people, most of...

Trump invites Abbas to White House for meeting

President Trump on Friday invited Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to the White House, spokesman Sean Spicer confirmed. The two leaders spoke by phone Friday for...