Salvadoran accused of abortion faces retrial, hefty sentence

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A young woman who birthed a baby into a toilet in El Salvador was back in court Monday facing a second trial for murder in a case that has drawn international attentio...

Taiwan party picks mayor over ex-Foxconn chief for 2020 run

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s main opposition party picked a pro-China populist mayor Monday as its candidate for the 2020 presidential race against an incumbent who often bashes Beijing....

Taiwan Foxconn founder to consider independent presidential bid: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) continued its presidential primaries Friday (July 12), there were an increasing number of media reports hinting that Foxconn Technology ...

H. Ross Perot rose from poverty to self-made billionaire

DALLAS (AP) — H. Ross Perot rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty to become a self-made billionaire who twice ran for president with a mixture of folksy sayings and simple solutions to Ameri...

Conservative party wins Greek election, ousts left-wing PM

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis comfortably won Greece's parliamentary elections Sunday, delivering a stinging blow to leftist Prime Minister Alexis ...

Brazil's president jeered at soccer match in Rio de Janeiro

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been booed while attending the championship match of the Copa América soccer tournament at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. ...

The Latest: Exit polls give conservative Greek election win

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on Greece's parliamentary election (all times local): 7:00 p.m. Exit polls in Greece's general election indicate conservative oppos...

Greeks vote in 1st parliamentary election since bailout end

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greeks have begun voting in the first parliamentary election since their country emerged from three successive international bailouts. The vote is held three mo...

Greece: A look at the main candidates in Sunday's election

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece holds a general election Sunday, called three months early by left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after he suffered a stinging defeat in European Parliament elections ...

Greek election: Voters crave return to mainstream politics

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek voters appear set to defy a surge of support populist parties across Europe in a general election Sunday, with the pro-EU center-right opposition firmly in the lead. ...

Greek election front runner keeps campaign unusually low-key

LAVRIO, Greece (AP) — On an exhaustive tour of Greece's blue collar towns and city suburbs, Kyriakos Mitsotakis has a spring in his step — no wonder, he's the overwhelming favorite to become the count...

KMT presidential contenders back continued use of nuclear power

All five contenders in the opposition Kuomintang's (KMT's) presidential primary advocated Wednesday for nuclear energy to remain one of the country's main sources of power, saying it shoul...

Taiwan's Han, Gou compete against each other on economic issues in TV presentation

The top two contenders of the opposition Kuomintang's (KMT's) presidential primary both pledged Tuesday to focus on improving the strained cross-Taiwan Strait relations and to boost the econom...

Istanbul's candidates in re-run of mayoral election

ISTANBUL (AP) — A look at the two main candidates running for mayor of Istanbul in Sunday's repeat election. The re-run follows an election board decision to annul the results of the March 31 local el...

Cyprus ex-President Dimitris Christofias dead at 72

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Dimitris Christofias, Cyprus' first communist president whose troubled tenure was marked by near financial ruin that necessitated an international rescue, uproar over a deadly I...