France hosts world leaders to address global challenges

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting an international peace forum — in the notable absence of the United States — to discuss solutions to ease the world's tensions, including fight...

Chinese state media likens HK protesters to IS terrorists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese state media the Global Times published an editorial on Monday (Nov. 11) calling Hong Kong protesters "thugs" and likening them to IS terrorists. Hong ...

Vietnamese court finds Australian guilty of terrorism

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A Vietnamese court has sentenced a 70-year-old Australian to 12 years in jail on terrorism charges. The state-run Tuoi Tre newspaper says Chau Van Kham, a Sydne...

Bosnia summons French ambassador over Macron remarks

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnia's government has summoned France's ambassador to explain remarks by French President Emmanuel Macron that the Balkan country was a "ticking time-bomb" due to...

For east Syria, US troops are about much more than oil

BEIRUT (AP) — As U.S. troops beef up in eastern Syria to protect oil fields, residents hope their mission will bring stability and prosperity to the remote and resource-rich region —and keep the Syria...

Translator whose own voice was intercepted expected to plea

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former FBI translator charged with altering transcripts after his own voice was caught on intercepts with terrorism suspects is expected to enter a guilty plea. ...

US targets al-Qaida leaders in West Africa and Mideast

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is trying to turn up pressure on three senior al-Qaida leaders in Africa and the Middle East. The State Department placed the head of the m...

Kosovo charges man returned from Syria with fighting for IS

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo prosecutors have filed terrorism charges against a man suspected of fighting with the Islamic State group in Syria. A statement Thursday from the prose...

3rd-party bid? Gabbard's denials don't ease Democrats' fears

Tulsi Gabbard keeps making her fellow Democrats nervous. The Hawaii congresswoman and Democratic presidential candidate appeared on Tucker Carlson's show on Fox News. She wrote for t...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Nov. 7, the 311th day of 2019. There are 54 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 7, 19...

Taiwan's exclusion from ICAO 'defies common sense': AIT head

Brent Christensen, director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), said Tuesday that Taiwan's exclusion from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is contrary to the spirit of t...

Stuck on US terror list, Sudan turns to wealthy Gulf for aid

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan's new prime minister has repeatedly urged the West to end his country's international pariah status. He says it's the only way to save the nation's fragile democratic transition fro...

Egypt's president lavishly praises Trump on social media

CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Egypt's president has lavished praise on President Donald Trump on social media, calling him a "man with unique power to confront crises." Abdel-Fatah el-Sisi's c...

N. Korea says US terrorism blacklist hinders nuke diplomacy

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says the U.S. redesignation of Pyongyang as a sponsor of terrorism is dimming prospects for nuclear diplomacy between the countries. The North's...

The Latest: Colorado man arrested in plot to bomb synagogue

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a man charged with plotting to bomb a Colorado synagogue (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A Thursday hearing has been set for a Colorado man...