The U.N. Security Council votes Wednesday on a resolution that would impose the toughest sanctions on North Korea in two decades.
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WASHINGTON Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton are turning their rhetorical fire on one another as both front-runners emerged with strong victories in their parties’ Super Tuesday contests for the presidential nomination.
JAKARTA, Indonesia A powerful, shallow earthquake hit off the southwestern coast of Sumatra in Indonesia on Wednesday and could trigger a tsunami, officials said. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia Cambodia’s Kampot pepper has joined an elite group of gourmet food items whose names are protected by the European Union.
The EU said Tuesday that Kampot pepper was officially registered as having Protected Geographical Indication status, or PGI, on Feb. 18, making it the first Cambodian product to receive the label.
WASHINGTON After an Oval Office sit-down on Tuesday did nothing to move Republican Senate leaders off their hard line against a Supreme Court nomination, Democrats pulled out another weapon in the heated election-year fight: Donald Trump.
JACKSON, Miss. A federal lawsuit against Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant seeks to eliminate the nation’s last state flag with the Confederate battle emblem.
CANBERRA, Australia One of Pope Francis’ top advisers told an Australian inquiry into child sex abuse on Tuesday that an Australian bishop had deceived him about the reason a pedophile priest was repeatedly transferred from parish to parish.
MANILA, Philippines Philippine police say they’re trying to determine the identity and cause of death of a sailor who was found dead while sitting slumped on a table by the radio of a wayward yacht found adrift in the Pacific Ocean.
PYONGYANG, Korea, Democratic People’s Republic Of North Korea presented a detained American student before the media on Monday in Pyongyang, where he tearfully apologized for attempting to steal a political banner at the behest, he said, of a member of a church back home who wanted it as a “trophy” from a staff-only section of the hotel where he had been staying.
TOKYO Japan’s latest census confirmed the hard reality long ago signalled by shuttered shops and abandoned villages across the country: the population is shrinking.