Pope Francis demanded rights for indigenous groups, decried the region’s scourge of corruption and denounced violence against women _ yet his visit was defined by 27 dismissive words that sparked outrage among Chileans over a clerical abuse scandal
With the first repatriations of Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar just days away, and more than 1 million living in squalid camps in Bangladesh, international aid workers, local officials and the refugees say preparations have barely begun
Conservative activists attempted to burn a large photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as the head of the North’s popular girl band passed by them at a Seoul railway station following a visit to potential Olympic performance venues
A former oil executive has been sentenced to life in prison and a former high-ranking Vietnamese government official has received a lengthy prison term in a major corruption case involving 22 defendants
Three people have been killed and 18 injured by a bombing in a market in southern Thailand
Security forces say they have killed the last of six Taliban militants to end an overnight siege at Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel that left at least 18 people dead, including 14 foreigners
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is blasting Congress for playing politics with military pay, telling U.S. soldiers stationed in the Middle East that the Trump administration would “demand that they reopen the government.”
Some early arrivers at Sunday’s rally in Las Vegas to launch an effort to register 1 million voters and target swing states like Nevada in the midterm elections say they’re happy to be part of history.
A Kenyan official says four more children have been killed by an explosive device that went off in a field where they grazing livestock
Two Venezuelan pilots were among the foreigners killed in the attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, a family member has told The Associated Press
An international aid group says deaths among Yemenis resulting from a diphtheria outbreak are “likely to rise” if the Saudi-led coalition blockade remains in place.
An Ethiopian police official in the restive Amhara region in the north confirmed Sunday evening that 7 people were killed when people celebrating the Epiphany holiday clashed with security forces
Turkish troops and Syrian opposition forces have attacked a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria in their bid to drive a U.S.-allied Kurdish militia from the region
Three Kurdish officials have said that Russian military officials have proposed handing over a Kurdish-ruled enclave in Syria’s northwest to the Syrian government to avert a Turkish military offensive