Swedish tennis player suspended, fined for bets on matches

LONDON (AP) — A Swedish tennis player who is a sophomore at the University of San Diego has been suspended and fined after admitting to having bet on tennis matches. The Tennis Integ...

The Latest: 2 favorites in Slovak president vote in the lead

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Voting has ended in the first round of Slovakia's presidential election, and early results show the favorite candidates in a lead. The Slovak statistics O...

US suspends some military aid to Guatemala over vehicle use

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The U.S. Defense Department has suspended some military aid to Guatemala over questionable use of armored vehicles donated by Washington. The U.S. Embassy says ...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ March 12 The Washington Post on President Donald Trump's proposed $4.7 trilli...

Nigerians vote for powerful governor posts amid some unrest

UGHELLI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerians are going to the polls to choose governors in 29 of 36 states in Africa's largest democracy amid reports of heavy military deployment and attacks against electoral fa...

Trump to welcome Brazil's president to White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will welcome Brazil's new president, Jair Bolsonaro, to the White House later this month to discuss trade, defense cooperation, transnational crime and other i...

Romania charges high-profile prosecutor tipped for EU job

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian prosecutors have indicted a prosecutor who is widely perceived to be the front-runner for a new European Union office fighting fraud. Laura Codruta...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ March 4 The Washington Post on a dual Saudi-U.S. citizen imprisoned in Saudi ...

US ambassador calls for replacing Ukrainian official

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The U.S. ambassador in Ukraine has called on Kiev to replace a senior anti-corruption official. In a speech Tuesday, Marie Yovanovitch called on Ukrainian offici...

Honduran prosecutors allege fraud in dam project

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in Honduras say government officials and representatives of a controversial hydroelectric project conspired to get the dam approved. Honduran prosecuto...

Xi firmly in charge as China turns to legislative season

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping appears firmly in charge despite a slowing economy, ongoing trade war with the U.S. and rumbles of discontent over his concentration of power. ...

Taiwan human rights lawyer Chiu Hsien-chih takes office as NPP Chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Newly elected New Power Party (NPP) Chairman Chiu Hsien-chih (邱顯智), top officials, and two spokespersons took office on Friday, March 1, while outgoing Chairman and Legislator H...

Guatemala court: Candidate remains immune from prosecution

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala's supreme court has decided presidential candidate Sandra Torres Casanova will keep her legal immunity in spite of prosecutors' allegations of possible illegal campaign...

Ukraine court strikes down anti-corruption law

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine's Constitutional Court has struck down a law against officials enriching themselves, a move that raises concern about the country's fight against endemic corruption and a...

Sri Lanka court frees Indian cleared in assassination plot

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A Sri Lankan magistrate has freed an Indian man who was detained for five months over an alleged plot to kill island nation's president after police cleared the man of wrongd...