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  • Sat, 03 Dec 2016 14:55

    Trump moves to quickly fill his top Cabinet ranks

    WASHINGTON - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said he expected to have most members of his Cabinet announced next week, interviewing more candidates at Trump Tower for top jobs in his administration as he prepares to take office on Jan. 20.

  • Sat, 03 Dec 2016 14:54

    Duterte says felt rapport with Trump, assures U.S.-Philippines ties intact

    MANILA - Philippines leader Rodrigo Duterte described as "encouraging" his phone call with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Friday, during which he felt a rapport between them and gave assurance that ties were intact, despite a period of rocky relations.

  • Sat, 03 Dec 2016 14:53

    Aleppo siege: Syria rebels lose 60% of territory

    DAMASCUS - Close to two-thirds of rebel-held areas of east Aleppo have now fallen to the Syrian government after another district was seized.

  • Sat, 03 Dec 2016 14:52

    Chapecoense plane crash: Team's home town gathers for memorial service

    RIO DE JANEIRO - The bodies of 71 people killed in a plane crash in Colombia that devastated a Brazilian football team are being returned home, as the team's home town prepares for a memorial service.

  • Sat, 03 Dec 2016 14:51

    Trump-Taiwan call: China lodges protest

    BEIJING - China's foreign ministry says it has lodged a complaint with the US after President-elect Donald Trump spoke to Taiwan's leader in a phone call.

  • Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:15

    Mass prayer rally in Jakarta against governor 'Ahok'

    At least 200,000 conservative Muslims have gathered for Friday prayers and to protest against Jakarta's governor, at a rally in the Indonesian capital.

  • Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:10

    French presidential race centers on 'top cop' Valls after Hollande bow-out

    The focus of France's presidential election swung on to Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Friday as the possible standard bearer of the ruling Socialists following Francois Hollande's shock announcement that he would not seek a second term.

  • Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:07

    Thailand's new king makes first public appearance

    Thailand's new king on Friday made his first public appearance since ascending the throne the previous day, ending a period of uncertainty since the death of his father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, on Oct. 13.

  • Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:04

    Europol warns of IS attacks, says dozens of militants may be in Europe

    Islamic State is likely to launch more attacks in Europe, the EU police agency Europol warned on Friday, with several dozen militants already in place and more possibly arriving as IS faces setbacks in Syria and Iraq.