AP Explains: Catalan trial that gripped Spain draws to close

MADRID (AP) — A dozen politicians and activists on trial for their failed bid in 2017 to carve out an independent Catalan republic in northeastern Spain will deliver their final statements Wednesday a...

Nicaragua OKs criticized amnesty for crimes during protests

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Lawmakers allied to Nicaragua's president have approved an amnesty bill for crimes related to last year's anti-government protests, over staunch criticism from the opposition...

Before Venezuela, US had long involvement in Latin America

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro's accusation that the United States is trying to engineer a coup d'etat and impose an "illegitimate government" on his country resonates with many in a region where...

Algerian army holds emergency meeting as tensions mount

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's army chief summoned top military brass for an emergency meeting Saturday as he pushes for declaring President Abdelaziz Bouteflika unfit for office. ...

Venezuela crisis: Familiar geopolitical sides take shape

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia, China, Iran, Syria and Cuba have come down on one side. The United States, Canada, and countries in Western Europe are on the other. As the crisis in Venezuela ...

Congo presidential inauguration postponed

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's government spokesman said that president-elect Felix Tshisekedi's inauguration has been postponed from Tuesday. Lambert Mende said Monday that the swea...

The Latest: Burundi leader congratulates Congo poll winner

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The Latest on Congo's election results (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza congratulated Congo's President el...

Congo's court upholds victory of Felix Tshisekedi

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's Constitutional court confirmed the victory of Felix Tshisekedi, dismissing the claims of massive vote fraud by runner-up Martin Fayulu. Tshisekedi's su...

The Latest: At UN, Nicaragua denounced attempted 'coup'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the United Nations General Assembly (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Nicaragua's foreign minister says his country has resisted an ...

Philippines' Pres. Duterte predicts he may be assassinated on Sept. 21

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After previously declaring that the CIA is conspiring to assassinate him, the President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte in an interview on Tuesday, Sept. 11 claimed tha...

Romania leader says recent protest was attempted coup d'etat

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The chairman of Romania's ruling party has called a recent anti-corruption protest that left 450 people injured an attempted coup d'etat. Speaking for the f...

French far-right leader to appeal withholding of party funds

PARIS (AP) — French far-right leader Marine le Pen says she will appeal a decision by two judges to withhold the payment of a public subsidy which she says will kill her party, adding that it amounts ...

Today in History

Taipei, July 1 (CNA) Today is Sunday, July 1, 2018, or the 18thday of the fifth month of the Year of the Dog, according to theChinese calendar. The following is a list of important events that occurre...

The Latest: Germany to re-examine 18,000 asylum cases

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The Latest on migrants in Europe (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Germany's asylum authority says it will re-examine some 18,000 cas...

Buses with migrants stuck in Bosnia amid confusion

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A convoy of buses with about 270 migrants, including children, has been stuck in central Bosnia, reflecting the chaotic situation in the war-scarred Balkan country ...