The Latest: Curfew lifted after Sri Lankan bombings

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Latest on explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday (all times local): 8 a.m. Sri Lankan authorities have lifted a curfew that was in p...

Possible intel failures to be examined in Sri Lanka blasts

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Police in Sri Lanka say the investigation into the Easter Sunday bombings will examine reports that the intelligence community failed to detect or warn of possible suicide at...

Easter Sunday bomb blasts kill more than 200 in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Nine bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites on Easter Sunday killed more than 200 people and wounded hundreds more in Sri Lanka's deadliest violence si...

Sri Lanka's defense minister says seven suspects have been arrested following series of blasts that killed at least 190

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's defense minister says seven suspects have been arrested following series of blasts that killed at least 190.

US gives 3 Black Hawk helicopters to Albania military

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's Defense Ministry says the United States has provided three Black Hawk helicopters to bolster its military capacities. A statement Saturday said Defen...

Key events in Egypt since the 2011 pro-democracy uprising

CAIRO (AP) — Here are key events in eight years of turmoil and transition in Egypt, leading up to a national referendum on constitutional amendments that could allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to...

Pompeo dismisses North Korea’s rejection of him as US negotiator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday rejected a North Korean demand that he be replaced as President Donald Trump’s top negotiator, as the United States and Japan vow...

Iran's parliament labels entire US army as terrorist

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's lawmakers have overwhelmingly approved a bill labeling U.S. forces in the Middle East as terrorist, a day after the U.S. terrorism designation for Iran's Revolutionary Guard...

US approves $500 million in support for Taiwan's F-16s

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale for the continuation of a pilot training program and maintenance and logistics support for F-16 aircraft currently sta...

Sudan defense minister ibn Ouf says on TV he's stepping down as transitional leader a day after ousting the president

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan defense minister ibn Ouf says on TV he's stepping down as transitional leader a day after ousting the president.

The Latest: Sudanese army defends its ouster of president

CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on the situation in Sudan (all times local): 11:35 a.m. The Sudanese army claims it has no ambition to hold the reins of power for long afte...

Sudanese protesters defy curfew, day after military coup

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese pro-democracy protesters who spent four months on the streets rallying against the country's autocratic president are now defying the military leaders who overthrew Omar al-Bashi...

Taiwan ex-Defense Minister Michael Tsai leaves DPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Former Defense Minister Michael Tsai (蔡明憲) announced Friday (April 12) he was leaving the Democratic Progressive Party, while calling on the ruling party to respect the primary ...

Sudan leader's iron grip finally slips amid protests

BEIRUT (AP) — He was the world's only sitting head of state wanted for genocide. He lost a third of his country, a quarter of its population and most of its oil resources when South Sudan broke away. ...

Leader of Sudan coup on US sanction list for Darfur genocide

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan's defense minister, who led the overthrow Thursday of autocratic ruler Omar al-Bashir, has had his assets blocked by the U.S. Treasury since 2007 for supporting and managing militia...