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Beijing celebration of building binge overshadowed by debtAsian and African leaders plan to press Beijing to reduce debt burden of infrastructure initiative
The Associated Press12 minutes ago
A Central American migrant detained by Mexican immigration agents looks out from a van on the highway to Pijijiapan, Mexico, Monday, April 22, 2019. Mexican police and immigration agents detained hundreds of Central American migrants on Monday, the largest single raid on a migrant caravan since the groups started moving through Mexico last year. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Migrants fearful after hundreds arrested in Mexico raidCentral American migrants traveling through southern Mexico toward the U.S. are fearfully recounting a frantic escape from police after hundreds were detained in a raid
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
Occupy Central leaders, from left, Lee Wing-tat, Chan Kin-man, Benny Tai and Chu Yiu-ming enter a court in Hong Kong, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. The court is preparing to sentence nine leaders of massive 2014 pro-democracy protests convicted last month of public nuisance offenses. The sentences to be handed down Wednesday are seen as an effort by the government of the semi-autonomous Chinese territory to draw a line under the protests. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Court prepares to sentence Hong Kong protest organizersA court in Hong Kong is preparing to sentence nine leaders of massive 2014 pro-democracy province
The Associated Press55 minutes ago
FILE - This combination file photo, shows Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, in St. Petersburg, Russia, April 9, 2019, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Feb. 28, 2019. Two months after he failed to win a badly needed easing of sanctions from U.S. President Donald Trump, Kim is traveling to Russia in a possible attempt to win its help as the U.S.-led trade sanctions hurt his country’s already-struggling economy. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Evan Vucci, File)
Kim looks to Russia as sanctions bite North Korea's economyAfter failing to get sanctions eased during Trump meeting, Kim Jong Un is traveling to Russia in a possible attempt to win Putin's help as US-led sanctions hurt North Korea's economy
The Associated Press1 hour ago
New Zealand and France to call for an end to online terrorNew Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and French President Emmanuel Macron will host a meeting in Paris next month seeking to eliminate acts of violent extremism and terror from being shown online
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects an honor guard at an undisclosed train station in North Korea on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, before leaving for Russia. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
North Korea's Kim arrives in Russia before summit with PutinNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Russia on Wednesday morning for his much-anticipated summit with President Vladimir Putin in the Pacific port city of Vladivostok
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this March 2, 2019, photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un prepares to depart Dong Dang railway station in Dong Dang, Vietnamese border town. North Korea on Tuesday, April 23, confirmed that Kim will soon visit Russia to meet with President Vladimir Putin. The summit would come at a crucial moment for tenuous diplomacy meant to rid the North of its nuclear arsenal, following a recent North Korean weapons test that likely signals Kim's growing frustration with deadlocked negotiations with Washington. (AP Photo/Minh Hoang)
Meeting with North Korean leader gives Putin more leverageFor Russian President Vladimir Putin, a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un provides a chance for Moscow to raise its influence in the region and gain more leverage in a dialogue with Washington
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Map locates earthquake in Arunachal Pradesh, India;
Shallow quake shakes northeast India, no damage yet reportedA moderate earthquake has shaken remote northeastern India near the border with China, but no damage or casualties were immediately reported
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, May 31, 2018 file photo, Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov shake hands during a meeting in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 confirmed that leader Kim Jong Un will soon visit Russia to meet with Putin in a rare summit. For Russia, a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un offers a chance to raise its influence in the region and gain more leverage with Washington. (Valery Sharifulin/TASS News Agency Pool Photo via AP, File)
North Korea's Kim on way to Russia to meet Putin on ThursdayNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un is on his way to Russia for a much-anticipated summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Pakistani Christians attend special prayers for the victims of bomb explosions in churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, in Lahore, Pakistan, Tuesday April 23, 2019.  The death toll from the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, rose Tuesday to more than 300. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
As Sri Lanka mourns, Islamic State claims Easter bombingsAs the death toll from the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka rose to 321, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility and released images that purportedly show the attackers
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un take a walk after their first meeting at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi hotel, in Hanoi. North Korea on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 confirmed that leader Kim Jong Un will soon visit Russia to meet with Putin in a rare summit. For Russia, a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un offers a chance to raise its influence in the region and gain more leverage with Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
The Latest: Kim heads to Russia for summit with PutinNorth Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has left for a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Trump Could Be Getting His Own Settlement in the GolanPresident Trump recently made a massive shift to the US' policy on Israel, and in return, he might be immortalized in the Levant. Newly re-elected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was touring the Golan Heights with his wife and sons Tuesday, a month after Trump said the US would recognize Israeli...
Newser6 hours ago
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