U.S. Embassy in Turkey issues alert on potential attacks

ISTANBUL (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Turkey issued a security alert Friday, saying it received reports of a possible attack on Americans and other foreigners, and temporarily suspended consular service...

Thailand protesters look to Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement for inspiration

For weeks, protesters in Thailand's capital, Bangkok, have taken to the streets equipped with hard hats, goggles and gas masks. They use umbrellas as shields against water cannons and tear gas fir...

Final debate could thrust foreign policy back into campaign

As Joe Biden hopscotched through Iowa and New Hampshire in late 2019, he also name-dropped his way across the globe. China's Xi Jinping. German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Vladimir Pu...

US hits Chinese media with new restrictions, upping tensions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is hitting Chinese media outlets in the U.S. with new restrictions, a move that will further foment tensions in already deteriorating ties between the world’...

Afghanistan: Stampede near Pakistani consulate kills several

At least 15 people were killed on Tuesday in a stampede near Pakistan's consulate in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, officials say. They said jostling had broken out among some 3,000 people...

Family of slain Saudi journalist sues Saudi Crown Prince

WASHINGTON (AP) — The family of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has filed a federal lawsuit accusing Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of personally ordering Khashoggi's brutal execution i...

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China threatens to detain visiting Americans

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has warned United States officials that it may detain American citizens in retaliation for the prosecution of Chinese scientists in the U.S. who allegedly lied about...

Official: Turkey holds man suspected of spying for UAE

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish intelligence has arrested a man suspected of spying on Arab dissidents in Turkey on behalf of the United Arab Emirates, a senior Turkish government official said Friday. ...

Pakistan officials: Militants ambush oil convoy, killing 15

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Militants ambushed a convoy of Pakistani oil and gas workers escorted by paramilitary troops in the restive southwestern province of Baluchistan on Thursday, killing 15 people,...

Rights groups oppose China, Russia, Saudis on UN rights body

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Human rights groups are urging the U.N.’s 193 member nations to oppose seats on the world organization’s premiere rights body for China, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Cuba and others bec...

Thousands in Los Angeles protest hostilities against Armenia

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of people protested Sunday in Los Angeles to condemn Azerbaijan and Turkey's role in hostilities against Armenia in the separatist Nagorno-Karabakh region. ...

US agency mourns murdered Mexico plant safety inspector

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Friday it mourned the murder of a Mexican employee of the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services. Prosecutors ...

Court: Son born abroad to gay couple is a U.S. citizen

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled against the U.S. State Department in its quest to deny the citizenship of one of two twins born abroad to a gay married couple. T...

Russian on trial accused of state-ordered Berlin execution

BERLIN (AP) — A Russian man accused of the downtown Berlin daylight murder of a Georgian on Moscow's orders was going on trial Wednesday, in a case that has contributed to growing friction between Ger...