SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Tuesday it will restart its long-shuttered plutonium reactor and increase production of nuclear weapons material, in what outsiders see as its latest attempt to extract U.S. concessions by raising fears
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A foreign man and woman studying Portuguese in Brazil were held for hours while the woman was sexually assaulted aboard a public transport van they boarded over the weekend in Rio de Janeiro’s
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Police in Myanmar said they were investigating the head of a mosque and a Muslim teacher for possible negligence after a pre-dawn fire swept a religious dormitory Tuesday, killing 13 children in a blaze
CAIRO (AP) — Palestinian militant group Hamas has confirmed the re-election of longtime leader Khaled Mashaal in a vote held in Cairo.
In a statement Tuesday, the group said the election came after voting by leaders from Gaza,
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Several dozen militants armed with assault rifles and rocket-propelled grenades attacked a power grid station in northwestern Pakistan before dawn Tuesday, killing seven people and taking four hostage, police said.
The attack on the
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese officials say the government has released seven political prisoners, including a female politician, under an amnesty declared by President Omar al-Bashir.
The official news agency says the prisoners were released Monday at midnight
MOSCOW (AP) — The United States and Russia should overcome their current cold spell by focusing on their common economic and security challenges, former diplomats to Moscow and Washington said Tuesday.
The ex-ambassadors, speaking at an event commemorating
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s military trade union says most of the 200 South African troops in the Central African Republic have been withdrawn from the country where 13 died as rebels ousted the president.
Pikkie Greeff of
BAGHDAD (AP) — A provincial official says gunmen attacked workers at a remote gas field near the Syria border, killing two men and kidnapping one.
Farhan Farhan, the mayor of the western city of Qaim, said on Tuesday
CAIRO (AP) — Hundreds of Egyptian students angered by a mass outbreak of food poisoning at a Cairo university stormed on Tuesday the offices of the country’s top Muslim cleric, who presides over the institution.
The Monday outbreak