UN team: Myanmar military chiefs should face 'genocide' case

GENEVA (AP) — Investigators working for the U.N.'s top human rights body say top Myanmar military leaders should be prosecuted for genocide against Rohingya Muslims. The call, accomp...

Turkey and the Netherlands to normalize relations after row

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey and the Netherlands say their relations are on the mend after a diplomatic row in 2017 ahead of a critical Turkish referendum. In a joint statement Friday, the...

Sanctioned Russian oligarch linked to Cohen has vast US ties

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long before Viktor Vekselberg was tied to a scandal over the president and a porn star, the Russian oligarch had been positioning himself to extend his influence in the United States...

Hong Kong court upholds ruling in favor of same-sex couple

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeal has ruled the same-sex partner of a British expatriate is entitled to equal treatment under immigration law. The unanimous judgment...

A look at dual elections in Turkey testing Erdogan's power

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish voters will vote Sunday in a historic double election for the presidency and parliament. The vote will be a game changer, putting into full force constitution...

Turkey: 30,000 Syrians eligible to vote on Sunday

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim is quoted as saying that 30,000 Syrians who acquired Turkish nationality are eligible to vote in Sunday's presidential and parliamentary el...

Questions of loyalty cast shadow over German World Cup squad

BERLIN (AP) — The public backlash over players mixing sport and politics ensured the Germany squad left for its World Cup defense under a cloud of its own making. Debate over issues ...

Expat Turks begin casting votes for June 24 elections

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish citizens living abroad have started casting votes for Turkey's June 24 snap presidential and parliamentary elections. Voting began on Thursday at airpor...

A look at the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Hundreds of millions of Muslims around the world began fasting on Thursday from sunrise to sunset for the month of Ramadan, a time of contemplation, fortitude and in...

Retiring to ocean breezes and cheap rent. What's the catch?

The world is full of tropical paradises and other exotic places where a couple can live comfortably on $2,000 a month or less. Plus, good health care abroad can cost a fraction of what it does in the ...

Liz Weston: Beat the retiree crowds to these 5 places abroad

Coronado in Panama once had pristine beaches and not much else. Today the resort town is a haven for U.S. and Canadian retirees, with strip malls, fast-food joints and a lot of people speaking English...

Chinese with relatives in Taiwan, other foreign countries must register with govt. in Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese authorities have required households in Beijing’s Chaoyang District to register any “foreign relations” with the local housing bureau. Re...

British editor in UAE gets 10 years for wife's slaying

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A judge in the United Arab Emirates has found a British newspaper editor guilty of killing his wife with a hammer and has sentenced him to 10 years in prison. ...

Singapore the most livable city for Asian expats, Taipei ranks no. 65

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The consulting firm ECA International, which provides services and data related to housing, tax and labor for expatriates across the world has released an annual report&nb...

Q&A: Chadwick Boseman on his own personal Wakanda

NEW YORK (AP) — No one is more at the epicenter of the watershed pop-culture moment that is "Black Panther" than Chadwick Boseman, the Panther himself. On the eve of Ryan Coogler's j...