A Kim Jong Un visit to Seoul? It would be surreal challenge

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The spectacle and surprise on display at the three inter-Korean summits this year have been, at times, intense. The fourth one could be surreal — if it happens. ...

Catalan separatists mark anniversary of independence push

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Thousands of Catalan pro-independence activists are protesting in Barcelona to mark the anniversary of demonstrations that fired up the region's secessionist drive and brought ...

The Latest: Uganda pop star put into police van on arrival

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The Latest on Uganda's pop star politician (all times local): 1:40 p.m. A lawyer for Ugandan pop star and opposition activist Bobi Wine says ...

Heavy security, arrests as Ugandan pop star set to come home

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan security forces have deployed heavily before the return of pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine from the United States. Lawyer Asuman Basalirwa say...

Mauritania's ruling party wins majority parliament

NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — Mauritania's election commission says the West African nation's ruling party has won a majority of seats in a second round of legislative, municipal and regional election...

Macron ally heads France's National Assembly amid probe

PARIS (AP) — French lawmakers have elected a close political ally of President Emmanuel Macron to head France's lower house of Parliament. Richard Ferrand replaces Francois de Rugy a...

Taiwan President meets French parliamentary delegation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A visit by Legislative Speaker Su Jia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) to France’s National Assembly last July was a historic moment, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) told a visiting French...

French delegation visits Taiwan to celebrate bilateral cooperation in technology

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A French parliamentarian delegation, led by Vice President of the Foreign Affairs Committee Michel Herbillon, is visiting Taiwan to take part in an event celebra...

Venezuela merchants face arrest for defying Maduro's reforms

SANTA TERESA DEL TUY, Venezuela (AP) — Franklin David was arrested last week in this impoverished town outside Caracas for doing what his family says he has done almost every day for the past 25 years...

Cambodia's longtime leader Hun Sen begins another term

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's one-party legislature has confirmed Prime Minister Hun Sen for another five-year term, cementing his status as one of the world's longest-serving leaders. ...

Cambodia's new one-party legislature begins session

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's King Norodom Sihamoni has presided over the opening of the new session of the National Assembly, whose 125 seats are filled by members of a single party followin...

Pakistani lawmakers begin electing new president

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Polling has started in Pakistan to elect a president, a process likely to strengthen the grip of the ruling party whose nominee is expected to easily become the new ceremonial head of...

Mauritanians voting in legislative, municipal elections

NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — Some 1.4 million people in Mauritania are going to the polls for legislative, regional and municipal elections that will position the West African nation for next year's ...

Former Vietnamese jailer says he respected late Sen. McCain

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Sen. John McCain's Vietnamese jailer said he respected his former inmate and felt sad about his death, as others in Vietnam paid their respects to the former U.S. Navy ...

14 Cambodian opposition activists freed from prison

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Fourteen Cambodian opposition activists were freed Tuesday from long prison terms, their pardons coming as the latest in a series of releases engineered by Prime Minister H...