- Senegal, US sign defense cooperation agreement Updated: May-02-16 7:34 pm
DAKAR, Senegal - The United States and Senegal signed an agreement Monday to ease access for U.S. troops should they need to deploy to the West African nation in the case of a humanitarian or security crisis.
- Indonesian police fatally shoot French citizen in Bali Updated: May-02-16 10:42 am
BALI, Indonesia - Indonesian police said they fatally shot a French citizen after he stabbed a policeman to death Monday while resisting arrest on the resort island of Bali.
- SKorea worries about its citizens abroad after North threat Updated: May-02-16 4:51 am
SEOUL, South Korea - Seoul has instructed its foreign embassies to take extra precautions against possible North Korean attempts to kidnap or attack South Koreans abroad, officials said Monday.
- North Korea sends another US citizen to prison Updated: Apr-29-16 11:08 pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korea sentenced a U.S. citizen of Korean heritage to 10 years in prison with hard labor after convicting him of espionage and subversion, the second American it has put behind bars this year.
- Protest in Myanmar targets US Embassy use of term 'Rohingya' Updated: Apr-28-16 10:32 am
YANGON, Myanmar - Buddhist monks joined several hundred protesters outside the U.S. Embassy in Myanmar on Thursday to demand it stop using the term "Rohingya" to refer to a Muslim ethnic minority group.
- US warns citizens over possible terror threats in Turkey Updated: Apr-27-16 5:54 pm
ANKARA, Turkey - The United States has issued a new warning to its citizens about "credible indications" of terrorist threats at tourist areas in Turkey.
- Al-Qaida says it killed Bangladesh gay activist, friend Updated: Apr-26-16 3:06 pm
NEW DELHI - The Bangladeshi branch of al-Qaida claimed responsibility Tuesday for the killing of a gay rights activist and his friend, undermining the prime minister's insistence just hours earlier that her political opponents were to blame for the attack and for a rising tide of violence against secular activists and writers.
- 2 men including USAID employee killed in Bangladesh Updated: Apr-25-16 7:15 pm
NEW DELHI - Unidentified assailants fatally stabbed two men in Bangladesh's capital Monday night, including a gay rights activist who also worked for the U.S. Agency for International Development, police said, in the latest in a series of attacks targeting atheists, moderates and foreigners.
- China police stop Western diplomats from visiting dissident Updated: Apr-23-16 10:24 am
BEIJING - A Chinese lawyer said police stopped five Western diplomats who were trying to visit her in Beijing on Saturday after she had been prevented from travelling to the United States to accept an award for her rights work.
- The Latest: UN Security Council condemns Taliban attack Updated: Apr-19-16 7:57 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan - The Latest on the militant assault on an Afghan government security compound in Kabul (all times local):
- Cables tie Pakistan to 2009 hit on CIA; official says not so Updated: Apr-14-16 2:22 pm
WASHINGTON - Recently declassified U.S. government cables suggest Pakistan's intelligence service paid a U.S.-designated terrorist organization $200,000 to carry out one of the deadliest attacks against the CIA in the spy agency's history.
- US woman jailed for 'insulting' United Arab Emirates Updated: Apr-11-16 1:41 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - A 25-year old American woman appeared in court Monday on misdemeanor charges for allegedly insulting the United Arab Emirates in public while waiting for a taxi at the Abu Dhabi International Airport.
- Spain fires its ambassador to Belgium after a damning probe Updated: Apr-09-16 6:35 am
MADRID - Spain has dismissed its ambassador in Belgium following an internal investigation into what was described as serious anomalies in the functioning of its diplomatic mission in Brussels.
- Greek officials: Brazil's Rousseff cancels Olympic visit Updated: Apr-08-16 9:38 am
ATHENS, Greece - Greece's Olympic committee says Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has canceled a scheduled appearance at this month's flame-lighting ceremony in Greece for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro this summer.
- France is considering reopening an embassy in Libya Updated: Apr-08-16 4:55 am
PARIS - French foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says France is considering reopening its embassy in Libya.