01162018

Australia wants claims against Indonesian judges probed before executions

Thailand seizes 511 elephant tusks from Kenya hidden in tea leaf bags

Austria’s president warns against resurgence of extreme-right sentiment at ceremony

Ukraine’s president sees country ready to apply for EU membership

High-end jewelry brand Bulgari, Dubai developer Meraas plan luxury homes in Gulf city

Rescuers struggle to reach victims of Nepal earthquake as death toll tops 3,000

Rescue workers struggled to save the victims of Nepal’s massive weekend earthquake early Monday as tens of thousands of people slept in the streets of the capital, Kathmandu, for a second consecutive night and the official [...]

Israel launches airstrike targeting militants on Syria border

JERUSALEM –  Israel’s military said Sunday it launched an airstrike on its border with Syria after spotting militants carrying a bomb in the Israeli-held Golan Heights. The military said it carried out the strike after troops saw [...]

The Latest: Death toll in Nepal quake more than 3,200; rescuers struggle to reach all areas

KATHMANDU, Nepal –  8.45 a.m. (0300 GMT) Nepal’s Deputy Inspector General of Police Komal Singh Bam says at least 3,218 people have been confirmed killed in Saturday’s earthquake. So far 18 people have also been confirmed dead [...]

Australian foreign minister says Indonesia gave 2 Australians 72 hours notice of executions

CANBERRA, Australia –  Australia’s foreign minister says Indonesia has given two Australians on death row 72 hours notice of their executions. Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan are among 10 drug traffickers facing execution by an Indonesian [...]

Ex-Guantanamo detainees maintain protest in Uruguay, demand housing, financial support from US

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay –  Four former Guantanamo Bay prisoners protested for a third day Sunday in front of the U.S. Embassy in Uruguay, saying Washington should provide them with housing and financial support because of their prolonged incarceration. The [...]