Hot potato: Dems shy from Steyer's talk of impeaching Trump

ATLANTA (AP) — Tom Steyer is on a multimillion-dollar mission to impeach Donald Trump, but Democrats whose campaigns the California billionaire is helping bankroll aren't keen to follow his lead. ...

Turkish lawmakers approve early elections called by Erdogan

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's parliament has approved holding the country's presidential and parliamentary elections a year-and-half early, a change President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said is needed beca...

Burundi's new foreign minister once led violent youth group

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi's president has appointed the former leader of a violent youth group linked to the ruling party as his foreign minister. In a Cabinet reshuffle anno...

Taiwanese students vote to evict statue of late dictator Chiang Kai-shek

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Among strong domestic anti-Chiang sentiment, a prominent national university decided Friday to remove a statue of late President Chiang Kai-shek from its prominen...

Turkey's weak opposition scrambles to challenge Erdogan

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's weak opposition is scrambling to mount a meaningful challenge against strongman President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with just nine weeks to prepare for snap elections. ...

The Latest: Turkish president calls snap elections for June

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on political developments in Turkey (all times local): 4:05 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country will hold ...

Turkish president discusses ally's call for early polls

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is meeting the leader of the country's main nationalist party to discuss his political ally's surprise call for early elections. ...

Taiwanese LGBT groups upset with passage of anti-gay referendum proposals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Central Election Commission (CEC) passed three referendum proposals made by local anti-gay groups on Tuesday to bring issues of same-sex marriage and g...

Turkey's ruling party to evaluate calls for early elections

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's deputy prime minister says the ruling party will evaluate a call for early presidential and parliamentary elections. Bekir Bozdag's statement on Tuesda...

Burundi forces kill suspected government critics, says group

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Human Rights Watch says Burundi's government forces and ruling party members have beaten and killed perceived opponents of an upcoming referendum that could enable the president...

Nobel laureate blasts East Timor's failure against poverty

DILI, East Timor (AP) — Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former East Timorese President Jose Ramos-Horta has waded back into the young country's politics ahead of parliamentary elections next month, cal...

Guatemalans OK effort to end territorial dispute with Belize

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalans have moved a step closer to resolving a longstanding territorial dispute with neighboring Belize, voting to send the issue to the International Court of Justice. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, April 16, the 106th day of 2018. There are 259 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 16,...

Guatemalans vote on generations-old land dispute with Belize

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalans are voting in a referendum on their country's longstanding territorial dispute with neighboring Belize. Sunday's ballot asks whether voters agree to...

Star Trek, Stewart, have their moment in Brexit debate

LONDON (AP) — Actor Patrick Stewart drew on his two best-known characters as he helped launch a campaign to give voters the final say on any deal Britain negotiates to leave the European Union. ...