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Putin, Macron to meet for French-Russian talks before G-7

Aug 19, 2019 • 4:02 AM ET World The Washington Times  

PARIS (AP) - French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin are meeting in southern France to discuss the world's major …

Iranian tanker sought by US heading toward Greece

Aug 19, 2019 • 3:33 AM ET World The Washington Times  

GIBRALTAR (AP) - An Iranian supertanker with $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects is tied to a sanctioned organization has …

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor brought down by Katrina, dies

Aug 19, 2019 • 3:01 AM ET World Los Angeles Times  

Even after Hurricane Katrina ended her political career and as cancer ate away her strength, former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco still described …

Netanyahu's partisan streak has paid off, but for how long?

Aug 19, 2019 • 1:56 AM ET World The Washington Times  

JERUSALEM (AP) - In the eyes of critics, Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to bar two Democratic congresswomen at the request of President Donald Trump …

A look at the Islamic State affiliate's rise in Afghanistan

Aug 19, 2019 • 1:39 AM ET World The Washington Times  

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A suicide bombing at a wedding party in Kabul claimed by a local Islamic State affiliate has renewed fears about the …

Benjamin Netanyahu's Israel election 'do-over' likely to have same result

Aug 18, 2019 • 9:44 PM ET World The Washington Times  

JERUSALEM — It's exactly one month before his second try at a fifth term, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's latest campaign ad finds …

AP Exclusive: US talks secretly to Venezuela socialist boss

Aug 18, 2019 • 7:11 PM ET World The Washington Times  

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - The U.S. has made secret contact with Venezuela's socialist party boss as close allies of President Nicolás Maduro's inner …

U.S. sanctions on the high seas test European allies' patience

Aug 18, 2019 • 5:02 PM ET World Los Angeles Times  

In the escalating tanker wars between the West and Iran, Washington is facing resistance from its traditional international partners. …

Hundreds of thousands march for democracy in latest Hong Kong protest against China

Aug 18, 2019 • 4:48 PM ET World USA TODAY  

Heavy rain failed to keep hundreds of thousands of protesters from swarming Hong Kong streets Sunday to rally against the Beijing government.         …

Tens of thousands join Hong Kong march to show protest is 'peaceful'

Aug 18, 2019 • 4:47 PM ET World USA TODAY  

Hong Kong democracy activists gather to protest amidst the rain on Sunday,              …

Members of Congress push for more comfortable airplane seats

Aug 18, 2019 • 4:22 PM ET World The Washington Times  

BOSTON (AP) - Members of Rhode Island's congressional delegation are calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to make air travel more …

Thailand animal trafficking cases difficult to prosecute

Aug 18, 2019 • 4:18 PM ET World The Washington Times  

When Thailand arrested suspected animal trafficking kingpin Boonchai Bach last year, it was hailed by animal rights groups as a watershed day and a …

Wedding attack shows a U.S.-Taliban deal wouldn't end killing in Afghanistan

Aug 18, 2019 • 4:12 PM ET World Los Angeles Times  

An Islamic State attack that killed 63 people deepened questions about the Trump administration's plan to withdraw from Afghanistan. …

Khalifa Haftar's forces claim to target Turkish drones as tensions flare in Libya

Aug 18, 2019 • 1:36 PM ET World The Washington Times  

Tensions rose anew in Libya's civil war over the weekend, with the country's main U.N. office dismissing rebel commander Khalifa Haftar's claim that …

Jordan summons Israeli envoy over holy site clashes

Aug 18, 2019 • 10:43 AM ET World The Washington Times  

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - Jordan has summoned Israel's ambassador to protest "Israeli violations" at a Jerusalem holy site sacred to Muslims and Jews. …

Gibraltar rejects US pressure, says Iranian oil tanker free to go

Aug 18, 2019 • 9:10 AM ET World USA TODAY  

Gibraltar rejected a U.S. request to continue holding an Iranian supertanker detained on suspicion of attempting to breach global sanctions on Syria. …

Owen Jones, Guardian journalist, says he was victim of 'premeditated assault'

Aug 18, 2019 • 8:32 AM ET World The Washington Times  

LONDON — A well-known left-wing British journalist says he was pushed to the ground and kicked in the head in what he described as a "blatant …

Gibraltar rejects US pressure to hold Iranian oil tanker

Aug 18, 2019 • 8:31 AM ET World The Washington Times  

MADRID (AP) - Authorities in Gibraltar say they are rejecting the United States' renewed request that the British overseas territory not release an …

Trump wields sanctions hammer; experts wonder to what end

Aug 18, 2019 • 8:28 AM ET World The Washington Times  

WASHINGTON (AP) - Call it the diplomacy of coercion. The Trump administration is aggressively pursuing economic sanctions as a primary foreign policy …

NC agency taking comments about regulation of pesticide

Aug 18, 2019 • 8:00 AM ET World The Washington Times  

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's top environmental agency is accepting public comments about the regulation of a chemical pesticide used in …