More cabinet reshuffling expected after President Tsai’s swearing-in

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Any additional cabinet reshuffle plans for the Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) administration as she embarks on a second term will hinge on whether her two top aides stay or not, repor...

Morales names his candidate for Bolivia presidential vote

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Former President Evo Morales announced Sunday that ex-Economy Minister Luis Arce Catacora will be his party's presidential candidate in Bolivia's May 3 elections. ...

House Dems to outline case for removing Trump from office

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats were preparing to outline their case for removing President Donald Trump from office in a legal brief due Saturday, as opposing sides in the impeachment case look ahe...

Russia's Putin says he opposes unlimited presidential term

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday that he opposes the idea of an unlimited term in office for the country's leader like the system that existed in the Soviet Union. ...

Putin's moves leave Russian opposition with few options

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin played it differently this time. Instead of openly declaring plans to extend his rule like he did in 2011, Putin proposed constitutiona...

Anti-Trump protests have shrunk. What’s it mean for 2020?

CHICAGO (AP) — Days after President Donald Trump killed an Iranian general and said he was sending more soldiers to the Middle East, about 100 protesters stood on a pedestrian bridge over Chicago’s La...

Ukraine's president has rejected the resignation of prime minister caught on tape disparaging him

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president has rejected the resignation of prime minister caught on tape disparaging him.

Russia's foreign minister slams 'aggressive' US policies

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's foreign policy chief on Friday blamed what he described as “aggressive” U.S. policies for growing global tensions, noting Washington's reluctance to extend a key nuclear arms pa...

Ukrainian prime minister resigns after recordings published

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's prime minister says he has submitted his resignation, days after he was caught on tape saying the country's president knows nothing about the economy. ...

Iraq's top cleric to have surgery after accident at home

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's most revered Shiite cleric will undergo a surgery for a fractured bone following an accident in his home, his office said Thursday. Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sista...

Anti-corruption mission in Honduras in precarious position

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — With just days remaining before the mandate of a regional anti-corruption mission in Honduras is set to expire, backers fear the four-year-old effort could be in its death...

Anger, emergency measures in smog-stifled Balkan cities

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Major cities in a series of Balkan countries have been hit by dangerous levels of smog in recent days, prompting anger among residents and official warnings to stay indoors and...

Report: Russian prime minister submits resignation to Putin

MOSCOW (AP) — The Tass news agency reports that Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev submitted his resignation to President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday. Russian news agencies said ...

The Tass news agency says Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has given his resignation to President Vladimir Putin.

MOSCOW (AP) — The Tass news agency says Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has given his resignation to President Vladimir Putin.

KMT Chairman Wu steps down after disastrous election defeat

Update: KMT Central Standing Committee member Lin Rong-te (林榮德), not Vice Chairman Tseng Yung-chuan (曾永權) as originally announced, has been selected as interim chairman by the party's top decision...