BANGKOK (AP) — Thai officials say Chin Peng, who led a bloody insurgency against British rule in Malaysia and had lived in exile for five decades since then, has died in a Bangkok hospital. He was reportedly 88
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Would-be candidates for the presidency of Afghanistan have through Oct. 6 to formally declare their intentions, and it’s anyone’s guess who will end up running and who will win. Afghan politics are largely about
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Two storms are pummeling Mexico from opposite directions.
The remnants of Tropical Storm Manuel continue to drench Mexico’s southwestern Pacific shoulder with dangerous rains while Hurricane Ingrid is heading for a Monday landfall on
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a top policewoman in the country’s south has died from gunshot wounds inflicted by unknown attackers, months after her predecessor was slain.
Sub-Inspector Negar, 38, suffered a bullet wound to the
A complex system of pulleys and counterweights on Monday gently began lifting up the Costa Concordia cruise ship from its side on a Tuscan reef where it capsized in 2012.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan’s presidential race is kicking off, with authorities accepting nominations of would-be candidates.
Monday marks the start of a wide open campaign whose winner will face numerous challenges including the final phases of the
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan’s presidential race kicked off Monday as election authorities began accepting the nominations of would-be candidates, the start of a wide-open race whose winner will oversee the final phases of the withdrawal of U.S.-led
TOKYO (AP) — A powerful typhoon was bearing down on Japan and headed toward Tokyo on Monday, dumping torrential rains, damaging homes and flooding parts of the country’s popular tourist destination of Kyoto, where 260,000 people were ordered
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — The remnants of Tropical Storm Manuel continued to deluge Mexico’s southwestern Pacific shoulder with dangerous rains while Hurricane Ingrid headed for a Monday landfall on the country’s opposite coast in an unusual double onslaught
Today is Thursday, Sept. 26, the 269th day of 2013. There are 96 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On Sept. 26, 1789, Thomas Jefferson was confirmed by the Senate to be the first United
BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Monday, with analysts attributing the improved investment mood to the withdrawal of Lawrence Summers as a candidate to head the U.S. Federal Reserve. The dollar fell.
The White House said Sunday
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean businessman Sung Hyun-sang’s relief at the resumption of operations at a jointly run factory park in North Korea is tempered by big worries: Can he make up for the millions of
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Tropical Storm Manuel is edging onto Mexico’s Pacific coast while Hurricane Ingrid swirls offshore on the other side of the country.
Heavy rains and landslides have led to at least 15 deaths and forced
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawrence Summers, who was considered the leading candidate to succeed Ben Bernanke as Federal Reserve chairman, has withdrawn from consideration, the White House said Sunday.
Summers’ withdrawal followed growing resistance from critics, including some members
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. says its chief chemical weapons inspector has turned over his team’s report on last month’s alleged poison gas attack in Syria to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
U.N. spokesman Martin Nesirky said the report