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Powerful earthquake jolts Caribbean, between Honduras and Cayman Islands

Powerful earthquake jolts Caribbean, between Honduras and Cayman Islands

A 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck the Caribbean region between the coast of Honduras and the Cayman Islands on Tuesday night.…

Puerto Rico police chief resigns as killings, absences spike

Puerto Rico police chief resigns as killings, absences spike

Puerto Rico’s first female police chief has resigned amid a spike in killings while thousands of officers continue to call in sick to protest lack of overtime pay.…

Lawmakers: Inflation in Venezuela tops 2,600 percent in 2017

Lawmakers: Inflation in Venezuela tops 2,600 percent in 2017

Venezuela’s opposition-controlled legislature said Monday that inflation in the economically struggling nation reached a staggering 2,600 percent last year.…

Gays marry in midnight wedding ceremonies across Australia

Gays marry in midnight wedding ceremonies across Australia

Same-sex couples have married in midnight ceremonies across Australia after the last legal impediment to gay marriage expired.…

Saudi fighter jet crashes, Yemen rebels claim downing it

Saudi fighter jet crashes, Yemen rebels claim downing it

Saudi Arabia’s Royal Air Force says two of its pilots whose fighter jet crashed during an operation in Yemen have been rescued.…

Kuwait hunger strike expands to 13 more political prisoners

Kuwait hunger strike expands to 13 more political prisoners

Thirteen imprisoned activists in Kuwait have announced they started a hunger strike to protest what they say are the country’s “paradoxical” statements supporting protests in Iran, but barring protests at…

Egyptian former PM not to run in 2018 presidential elections

Egyptian former PM not to run in 2018 presidential elections

An Egyptian former prime minister says he will not run against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in elections due later this year.…

Pope: Don’t be misled by making money and career your life

Pope: Don’t be misled by making money and career your life

Pope Francis is advising against making the pursuit of money, a career or success the basis for one’s whole life.…

Imprisoned Kuwaiti activist announces hunger strike

Imprisoned Kuwaiti activist announces hunger strike

A Kuwaiti human rights activist sentenced to seven years in prison for taking part in a protest in 2011 has announced a hunger strike to protest his imprisonment.…

Minister: Norway to extradite cleric if Italy convicts him

Minister: Norway to extradite cleric if Italy convicts him

Norway’s justice minister says an Iraqi-born cleric suspected of enticing recruits to fight in Iraq and Syria will be extradited if a court in Italy convicts him.…