China says economy czar to visit Washington for trade talks
China says economy czar to visit Washington for trade talks

China says its economy czar, Vice Premier Liu He, will visit Washington on Jan. 30-31 for talks aimed at resolving a costly tariff war.

2 hrs 46 mins ago
North Korean official reportedly heading to US for talks
North Korean official reportedly heading to US for talks

A senior North Korean official has arrived in Beijing, reportedly en route to the United States for talks ahead of a possible second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

4 hrs 26 mins ago
New US strategy foresees sensors in space to track missiles
New US strategy foresees sensors in space to track missiles

Trump administration calling for expanding defense technologies in space to better protect US.

5 hrs 36 mins ago
Human Rights Watch: Global pushback against autocrats grows
Human Rights Watch: Global pushback against autocrats grows

Human Rights Watch says there is a growing resistance around the world against the abuses of autocrats by coalitions of states, civic groups and popular movements, which are all pushing back against populists seeking to curtail freedoms.

1 hr 6 mins ago
Strong explosion, fire hits French university building
Strong explosion, fire hits French university building

French authorities say a strong explosion and fire has hit a science building at the University of Lyon.

1 hr 16 mins ago
Hitachi halts work on UK nuclear power plant over financing
Hitachi halts work on UK nuclear power plant over financing

Work on a major new nuclear power station in Britain has been suspended after the contracted developer, Japan's Hitachi, said it had been unable to agree on financing.

46 mins ago
China hits back at criticism of its detention of Canadians
China hits back at criticism of its detention of Canadians

China has rejected the Canadian foreign minister's statement that Chinese detentions of Canadians pose a threat to all countries.

46 mins ago
Years after Westgate, Kenya reacts swiftly to similar attack
Years after Westgate, Kenya reacts swiftly to similar attack

Years after attack on Westgate Mall, Kenya reacts swiftly to similar extremist assault.

56 mins ago
US alarmed as Zimbabwe targets, beats activists amid unrest
US alarmed as Zimbabwe targets, beats activists amid unrest

US 'alarmed' as Zimbabwe targets activists amid unrest; doctors' group treats 68 gunshot cases.

26 mins ago
The Latest: EU Brexit negotiator hopes for end to deadlock
The Latest: EU Brexit negotiator hopes for end to deadlock

France's prime minister is a holding a special government meeting on how his country will cope with a possible "no-deal" Brexit.

2 hrs 26 mins ago
May battles to keep Brexit on track after no-confidence win
May battles to keep Brexit on track after no-confidence win

British Prime Minister Theresa May is reaching out to opposition parties and other lawmakers in a battle to keep Brexit on track after surviving a no-confidence vote.

2 hrs 36 mins ago
Iran newspapers, minister criticize US arrest of newscaster
Iran newspapers, minister criticize US arrest of newscaster

Iranian hard-line papers, FM Zarif slam arrest in US of American anchorwoman from Iran's English-language TV.

1 hr 6 mins ago
Germany arrests suspect in 2005 killing of Sri Lankan FM
Germany arrests suspect in 2005 killing of Sri Lankan FM

German authorities say they have arrested a suspected member of the Tamil Tigers alleged to have been involved in the 2005 assassination of Sri Lanka's foreign minister.

56 mins ago
Theft of church painting puzzles Belgian police
Theft of church painting puzzles Belgian police

Belgian authorities are searching for a painting awaiting authentication as a piece by Michelangelo that disappeared from a church in Flanders last week.

18 hrs 56 mins ago
2 US service members, 2 US civilians killed in Syria blast
2 US service members, 2 US civilians killed in Syria blast

Explosion, casualties reported near US-led coalition patrol in northern Syrian town of Manbij.

21 hrs 16 mins ago
ORRR-DUHHH: Britain Parliament speaker seeks to calm debate
ORRR-DUHHH: Britain Parliament speaker seeks to calm debate

John Bercow, the speaker of Britain's House of Commons, plays a big role in shaping the raucous Brexit debate and sometimes sounds like a headmaster trying to get unruly pupils to behave.

14 hrs 46 mins ago
Zimbabwe police arrest 600 in harsh crackdown on protests
Zimbabwe police arrest 600 in harsh crackdown on protests

Streets are deserted in Harare, Zimbabwe's capital, Wednesday as a general strike continues for a third day to protest the government's decision to more than double the price of fuel.

January 16th, 1:33 AM CST
American anchor for Iranian TV is arrested on visit to US
American anchor for Iranian TV is arrested on visit to US

Iran's English-language arm of state TV says its American-born anchorwoman was arrested after flying into US.

21 hrs 36 mins ago
Death toll in Nairobi attack climbs to 21, plus 5 attackers
Death toll in Nairobi attack climbs to 21, plus 5 attackers

Kenyan police say there is still "an active security operation" in and around the hotel complex attacked by Islamic extremist gunmen Tuesday amid sporadic gunfire from the scene.

January 15th, 11:23 PM CST
Turkey detains, then deports Dutch journalist
Turkey detains, then deports Dutch journalist

A Dutch newspaper says Turkish authorities has detained and later deported a journalist, the latest foreign reporter to be ousted from the country which is accused of stifling media freedoms.

1 hr 56 mins ago