SYDNEY (AP) — Britain’s Prince Harry chatted and shook hands with a throng of excited fans on the Sydney waterfront on Saturday as thousands celebrated the centenary of the fledgling Australian navy fleet’s first visit to the city’s
SAO PAULO (AP) — Marina Silva, the top-polling opposition candidate for next year’s presidential election, has failed to obtain enough signatures to register her new party, Brazil’s top electoral court has ruled.
This means that the former senator
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations has advice for city planners around the world: Move people closer together.
Designing more compact, higher-density cities is key to improving the well-being of the world’s burgeoning urban population, said Under-Secretary
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel and members of the center-left party that came a distant second in last month’s national election held a first round of preliminary talks Friday on forming the country’s next government.
TORONTO (AP) — A landmark agreement aimed at getting the global airline sector to cut carbon emissions by 2020 was approved by the general assembly of the United Nations group that oversees civil aviation.
Delegates from 184 member
FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — A mobster has testified in Amanda Knox’s third trial in Italy, saying the U.S. student didn’t kill her British roommate and that it was his brother who did it.
Luciano Aviello’s testimony Friday at
PARIS (AP) — Irina Bokova has been nominated by UNESCO’s executive board as the agency’s director-general — all but ensuring her another four-year term.
The 61-year-old Bulgarian former career diplomat was selected Friday over Rachad Farah of Djibouti
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is warning that the U.S. sanctions against Iran may suffer because of the partial government shutdown.
White House spokesman Jay Carney says the Treasury office that handles sanctions had to furlough nearly
BALI, Indonesia (AP) — Nearly a decade after his unsuccessful 2004 bid for the White House, John Kerry is getting the chance to be presidential as he fills in for U.S. President Barack Obama at heads of state
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap, the brilliant and ruthless commander who led a ragtag army of guerrillas to victory in Vietnam over first the French and then the Americans, died Friday. The last of the
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Gunmen killed a Muslim cleric and three others in a hail of bullets in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa, a year after the imam’s predecessor was killed in the same manner and on
LONDON (AP) — London’s Metropolitan Police say authorities are combing phone records of tourists and residents who were in a Portuguese resort at the time of the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.
Detective Chief Inspector Andy Redwood told reporters
Authorities were contending with choppy waters Friday in the search for dozens of migrants believed to have drowned after their rickety boat caught fire and sank off the coast of the southern Italian island.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Making “The Hobbit” movie trilogy has cost more than half a billion dollars so far, double the amount spent on “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy.
That figure includes the major shoots with
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Everyone in Bulumulyo village knew the mass grave was there, but no one dared to visit.
Relatives of accused communists slaughtered there nearly a half-century ago thought it was safer to forget since the