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AP Exclusive: Strapped UN health agency spends big on travel

May 22, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization routinely spends about $200 million a year on travel — far more than what it doles out to fight some of the biggest problems in public health including... more »»

3 foreign climbers dead, 1 missing near top of Mount Everest

May 22, 2017

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Three climbers have died on Mount Everest and another is missing in a busy and tragic weekend on the world's highest mountain, officials and expedition organizers said... more »»

North Korea calls latest solid-fuel missile test successful

May 22, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired a solid-fuel ballistic missile Sunday that can be harder for outsiders to detect before launch and later said the test was hailed as perfect by leader... more »»

The Latest: North Korea confirms details of missile launch

May 22, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's missile test (all times local):

9 a.m.

North Korea has confirmed details of its latest missile launch. more »»

Brazilians call for president to resign after graft charges

May 21, 2017

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilians around the country staged demonstrations Sunday calling for their president to step down after the supreme court opened an investigation into allegations he endorsed... more »»

Contradictions add up during Trump's Saudi visit

May 21, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump railed against President Barack Obama for failing to utter the words "radical Islamic terrorism. more »»

Trump lavishes praise on Saudis, but silent on human rights

May 21, 2017

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — As President Donald Trump opened his keynote address in Saudi Arabia, he lavished praise on the "magnificent" kingdom and "the grandeur of this remarkable place. more »»

China warns Taiwan of continued lockout from WHO assembly

May 21, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — China's health minister has all but slammed the door on any more participation for Taiwan at the World Health Organization's annual assembly until the island's government accepts th... more »»

With Bong leading the way, Gyllenhaal goes big in 'Okja'

May 21, 2017

CANNES, France (AP) — Jake Gyllenhaal says he was motivated by one goal above all others while shooting the fantasy "Okja": making his Korean director giggle. more »»

Turkey: Man detained on US plane just wanted 1st class seat

May 21, 2017

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's official news agency says the FBI has detained a Turkish man who attempted to sit in first class on a Los Angeles-Honolulu flight. more »»

Syria's third largest city Homs clear of opposition

May 21, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's government announced Sunday the country's third largest city Homs— once named the capital of the revolt against President Bashar Assad— had been cleared of armed opposition... more »»

The Latest: Homes declared fully under government control

May 21, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria developments (all times local):

8:15 p.. more »»

Trump briefly sees country star Toby Keith's Saudi show

May 21, 2017

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — American country singer Toby Keith held a concert in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, on the sidelines of President Donald Trump's first overseas visi. more »»

Human rights concerns prove no obstacle in Trump-Saudi ties

May 21, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — On his first overseas visit, President Donald Trump presided over a nearly $110 billion sale of military equipment to Saudi Arabia that made clear his... more »»

Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'

May 21, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump has cast the elusive pursuit of peace between Israelis and Palestinians as the "ultimate deal. more »»

Ark bearing popular Saint Nicholas' relics come to Moscow

May 21, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — Relics of Saint Nicholas, one of the Russian Orthodox Church's most revered figures, arrived in Moscow on Sunday from an Italian church where they have lain for 930 years. more »»

North Korea fires medium-range missile in latest weapon test

May 21, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In its latest effort to develop its ballistic and nuclear weapons, North Korea fired a medium-range missile Sunday that appeared to be similar to one the country tested... more »»

Suicide attack in Syria's insurgent stronghold kills 14

May 21, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — A twin explosion, believed to be caused by a suicide attack, in Syria's rebel-controlled Idlib province Sunday killed at least 14 members of a powerful ultraconservative insurgent... more »»

Erdogan to return to Turkey's ruling party as its chairman

May 21, 2017

ISTANBUL (AP) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was returning as the leader of Turkey's ruling party Sunday, pushing back criticism that his tenure has curtailed freedoms and polarized the country... more »»

Pope names cardinals for Laos, Mali, Sweden, Spain, Salvador

May 21, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — In a surprise announcement Sunday, Pope Francis named five new cardinals, for Spain, El Salvador and three countries where Catholics are a tiny minority: Mali, Laos and Sweden. more »»

Egypt refers militants to military trial over church attacks

May 21, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's chief prosecutor has referred 48 suspected Islamic militants to a military trial over their alleged participation in deadly attacks targeting Christian churches. more »»



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