BANGKOK (AP) — Most Asian stock markets are closed Friday for Lunar New Year holidays. The few bourses open have posted modest gains asÃ¢ï¿½Â¦ More Ã�Â»
LONDON (AP) — Russian men who down large amounts of vodka — and too many do — have an “extraordinarily” high risk of anÃ¢ï¿½Â¦ More Ã�Â»
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panama’s judicial authorities have ordered the release of 32 of 35 crew members of a North Korean ship detained inÃ¢ï¿½Â¦ More Ã�Â»
An appeals court in Florence has upheld the guilty verdict against U.S. student Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend for the 2007 murder of her British roommate. Knox was sentenced to 28 1/2 years in prison, raising the specter of a long legal battle over her extradition.
BERLIN (AP) — A herd of dairy cows nearly lifted the roof off their barn in central Germany when methane released by the animalsÃ¢ï¿½Â¦ More Ã�Â»
CAIRO (AP) — Unknown only two years ago, the head of Egypt’s military, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, is riding on a wave of popular fervor thatÃ¢ï¿½Â¦ More Ã�Â»
TOKYO (AP) — Shares fell Thursday in Asia as weak economic data from China and Japan deepened concerns over ongoing reductions in U.S. monetaryÃ¢ï¿½Â¦ More Ã�Â»
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Consumer prices are soaring, the treasury is running low on foreign currency and the peso has had its sharpestÃ¢ï¿½Â¦ More Ã�Â»
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine troops have killed at least 40 Islamic fighters and captured a rebel stronghold with a bomb-making facility in aÃ¢ï¿½Â¦ More Ã�Â»
TORONTO (AP) — Justin Bieber’s attorney says he expects the singer’s Canadian assault case to be treated as a low-level offense and says hisÃ¢ï¿½Â¦ More Ã�Â»
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua’s congress on Wednesday approved allowing the military chief of staff to hold his post indefinitely and letting the armyÃ¢ï¿½Â¦ More Ã�Â»
The first two trials produced flip-flop verdicts of guilty then innocent for Knox and her former Italian boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito.
The U.S. envoy for North Korea is traveling to East Asia next week on a new round of nuclear diplomacy, looking to nudge a reluctant China to step up pressure on Pyongyang to disarm.
Southeastern China is being hit with powerful winds and heavy rains. More than half a million people had been evacuated and fishing boats were called back to shore Sunday.
BALI, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is urging Asian business and political leaders to do more to counter the economic headwinds confronting developing countries by dismantling barriers to trade and investment.
Yudhoyono told a regional
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — U.S. forces on Saturday captured an al-Qaida leader in Libya linked to the 1998 American Embassy bombings in east Africa and wanted by the United States for more than a decade, a U.S. official
TOKYO (AP) — Another day, another radioactive-water spill. The operator of the meltdown-plagued Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant says at least 430 liters (110 gallons) spilled when workers overfilled a storage tank that lacked a gauge that could have
BANGKOK (AP) — Oil prices on Thursday shed some of the prior day’s gains after a report showed a bump upward in U.S. crude inventories.
Benchmark oil for November delivery was down 41 cents to $103.69 per barrel
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Searchers have found 10 more bodies of victims from twin storms that struck the country’s Pacific and Gulf coasts at the same time last month, raising the death toll to 157, Mexico’s government said
Tuesday’s televised ceremony of the missile reveal was held at a military airport near Seoul — involving about 11,000 troops, 190 weapons systems and other equipment and 120 aircraft.