US warplanes fly off North Korea coast

WASHINGTON -- US bombers and fighter escorts flew off the coast of North Korea Saturday in a show of force against its nuclear weapons...

Germany votes as history beckons for Merkel, and far-right party

BERLIN -- Germans began voting in a national election on Sunday that is likely to see Chancellor Angela Merkel win a historic fourth term...

‘Strong and swift’ UN action on Rohingya crisis needed — Trump

UNITED NATIONS/COX’S BAZAR -- US President Donald Trump wants the United Nations Security Council to take “strong and swift action” to end violence against...

Mexico rescuers race against time as deaths top 230

MEXICO CITY -- Mexican rescuers on Wednesday labored for a second night amid the rubble to save possible survivors of the country’s most lethal...

51 countries line up to sign United Nations treaty outlawing nuclear weapons

UNITED NATIONS, UNITED STATES -- With the North Korean nuclear crisis looming large, 51 countries on Wednesday lined up to sign a new treaty...

Former US president Obama starts turn as Wall Street speaker

NEW YORK -- Barack Obama has begun cashing in on his time in the White House with paid Wall Street speeches less than a...

Frantic search for survivors of deadly Mexico quake

MEXICO CITY -- Rescue teams kept up a desperate search Wednesday for survivors of a powerful earthquake that killed at least 217 people in...

Trump warning to N. Korea ‘firm and specific’ — S. Korea

SEOUL/TOKYO -- US President Donald J. Trump’s speech to the United Nations, where he warned he would “totally destroy” North Korea if threatened, reinforced...

Tremors trigger fears of volcanic eruption in Bali for first time in over 50...

JAKARTA -- Authorities have raised alert levels for a volcano on the Indonesian resort island of Bali after hundreds of small tremors stoked fears...

Suu Kyi condemns rights abuse, decries suffering in Rakhine

NAYPYITAW -- Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi condemned on Tuesday any human rights violations in troubled Rakhine State and said anyone responsible would...

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