Brazil president's approval ratings hit historic low

Rating lower than former president who was impeached for corruptionBy Sam CowieSÃO PAULO - A new poll released Thursday shows President Dilma Rousseff disapproval rating...

Greece: Tsipras to resign and call for snap elections

Greek PM to announce resignation and snap elections in public address Thursday, Greek media quotes Athens officials as sayingANKARA - Greek Prime Minister...

Turkey 'fully justified' in downing Russian jet, says expert

Former US envoy to NATO says incident should not come as much of a surprise.NEW YORK - Turkey had the right to shoot...

Turkey rejects 'e-Visa' facilitated illegal migration

Ankara refutes allegations that its electronic visa scheme boosts illegal migration to EuropeANKARA - The Turkish Foreign Ministry on Tuesday dismissed allegations that the...

Pope Francis tells Mexicans to fight violence, corruption

'I exhort you to fight every day against corruption, against trafficking, against war,' Francis saysBy Nancy Caouette MEXICO CITY -- Pope Francis on Wednesday...

75 Palestinians killed in 1st month of new 'Intifada'

At least 2,350 Palestinians hurt by Israeli gunfire since Oct. 1, according to figures from Palestinian Health MinistryJERUSALEM - One month has passed...

UPDATE – US to send special operations forces to Syria

White House maintains that American troops will not take on a combat missionWASHINGTON – The U.S. will send less than 50 Special Forces...

UPDATE 2 – US investigating civilian deaths in Syria’s Atmeh

‘We are aware of civilian casualty reports surrounding Atmeh and are looking into them,’ Pentagon saysADDS US PENTAGON COMMENTWASHINGTON - The U.S. said Friday...

African Union threatens Burundi sanctions

Union chairwoman warns of measures against those who upset peace talksADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia  - The African Union (AU) on Thursday threatened Burundi’s rival factions...

UPDATE 3 – World condemns bomb attack in Turkey's south

UN, NATO, US, Germany, France, Pakistan among those voicing solidarity with Turkey after attack in SurucUPDATES WITH STATEMENT FROM EU FOREIGN POLICY CHIEF, U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT...

Only 5 percent of expats voted in 1st round of Egypt polls

Second round of parliamentary polls scheduled to take place in late NovemberCAIRO – A total of 30,531 expatriates cast their ballot in the...

UPDATE – Former top UN official charged in bribery scheme

US prosecutors accuse former General Assembly head John Ashe of accepting bribes from Chinese businessmen UPDATES WITH DETAILS FROM COMPLAINT, REMARKS BY UN SPOKESMAN NEW YORK -...

UPDATE – Shooting at US clinic leaves 3 people dead

Two civilians, one police officer killed as gunman opens fire at family-planning clinic in Colorado ADDS COMMENTS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA NEW YORK / WASHINGTON  – Two...

Catalan crisis: Spanish Prime Minister Rajoy calls for direct reign

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has asked the senator to back the direct rule against Catalonia against the escalating crisis of the region's independence. He...

Inter-Korean reunions end in heartbreak

Divided family members forced to separate after 12 hours together at North Korean resortBy Alex JensenSEOUL - "Stay healthy! Live long!" -- perhaps the...

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