Thailand’s state Election Commission has disqualified the sister of the country’s king from becoming a candidate for prime minister in the March 24 general election
Sibghatullah Mujadidi, who was Afghanistan’s first president following the ouster of the Soviet army and the collapse in 1992 of Kabul’s pro-Communist government, dies at 93
Authorities say 17 people have died in a fire at a hotel in New Delhi and four others were injured
Sen. Amy Klobuchar throws hat into presidential race; Woman gets 15 months in prison for urging man to kill himself
A refugee soccer player has returned home to a celebrity welcome in Australia after the threat of extradition to Bahrain was lifted three months after he was detained in Thailand
AP Photos: At the world’s largest pilgrimage in northern India, tens of millions travel to the confluence of three holy rivers to take a dip, believing it cleanses them of their sins
She pleaded guilty to conspiracy to act as a foreign agent and is cooperating with federal prosecutors, authorities said.
The country suffers from a chronically low birth rate.
A Catholic movement says former Chilean bishop Francisco Cox has returned to the country to face accusations of sex abuse after spending 17 years in Germany
Authorities in the western Mexico state of Michoacan say they have found the bodies of five men in an abandoned pickup
The French interior minister says anti-Semitic acts soared last year and is decrying the "poison" of hate
Nearly three weeks after the Trump administration backed an all-out effort to overthrow Nicolas Maduro, there is no sign the Venezuelan president is losing his grip on power
Specialists flown into Arctic islands after dozens of bears enter village.
Brazilian authorities are promising prompt financial compensation for the families of all victims involved in a fire that killed 10 young soccer players
A Mexican union has declared total victory in a mass strike at 48 border assembly plants, but now the movement has spawned a storm of wildcat walkouts at other businesses
Economists and businesspeople in Nicaragua say a new social security overhaul that will raise payroll taxes and cut pensions threatens to have even more severe effects than a similar one last year that sparked months of protests and a deadly crackdown
The alleged ringleader of a foiled plot to massacre Somali Muslims in southwest Kansas appeals his conviction, prison sentence
The U.N. counter-terrorism chief is warning that recent losses by Islamic State extremists "should not lead to complacency at any level," saying the extremist group remains a global threat
The head of the Mexican bishops’ conference says that 152 Roman Catholic priests have been removed from the ministry over the last nine years for sex abuse offenses against "youths or vulnerable adults."
A Utah woman who spent nearly two years pushing to get her son freed from a Venezuelan jail has died at age 50. Former U.S. Rep. Mia Love said Monday that Laurie Holt died unexpectedly Sunday at her home in the Salt Lake City suburb of Riverton
Mexico’s state-run electric company is looking to renegotiate generous natural gas contracts it has with private sector firms that stipulate payments even when gas isn’t being delivered
Canadian police say they have freed 43 "modern day slaves" from Mexico who were allegedly forced to work as cleaners at vacation properties in Ontario.