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Japan and Russia hold talks on security, territorial dispute

Japan and Russia hold talks on security, territorial dispute

The foreign and defense ministers from Japan and Russia are meeting in Tokyo for the first such “two-plus-two” talks since Russia’s annexation of Ukraine.…

Cyprus police: Airport evacuated over ‘suspicious’ pillow

Cyprus police: Airport evacuated over ‘suspicious’ pillow

A Cyprus police official says authorities briefly evacuated the departure lounge of the eastern Mediterranean island’s main Larnaca airport over a ‘suspicious’ black box that was found to contain a…

Somalia blames Saudi-led coalition for deadly strike on boat

Somalia blames Saudi-led coalition for deadly strike on boat

Somalia’s government on Saturday blamed the Saudi-led coalition for Friday’s attack on a boat that killed at least 42 Somali refugees, calling the assault by a military vessel and a…

Death toll rises to 72 in Peru rains, flooding, mudslides

Death toll rises to 72 in Peru rains, flooding, mudslides

The intense rains, overflowing rivers, mudslides and flooding being experienced in the country are the worst seen in in two decades, Peruvian authorities said Saturday, affecting more than half the…

Heather Mack, American convicted in Bali suitcase murder, gives up baby

Heather Mack, American convicted in Bali suitcase murder, gives up baby

An American woman convicted in her mother’s “suitcase murder” in Indonesia gave custody of her young daughter on Friday to an Australian woman until her release from prison.…

Syrian missile fired at Israeli jets is intercepted

Syrian missile fired at Israeli jets is intercepted

Anti-aircraft missiles were launched from Syria into Israeli-controlled territory early Friday following a series of Israeli airstrikes in Syria, the Israeli military said.…

Helicopter attack kills 31 Somali refugees off Yemen’s coast

Helicopter attack kills 31 Somali refugees off Yemen’s coast

A helicopter gunship attacked a boat packed with Somali migrants off the coast of Yemen overnight Thursday, killing at least 31 people, according to a U.N. agency, Yemeni officials and…

Dutch PM Rutte claims win over ‘wrong kind of populism’

Dutch PM Rutte claims win over ‘wrong kind of populism’

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Wednesday claimed a dominating parliamentary election victory over anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders, who failed the year’s first litmus test for populism in Europe.…

Outrage after ousted South Korea leader leaves dogs at presidential palace

Outrage after ousted South Korea leader leaves dogs at presidential palace

It was hard to imagine that ousted President Park Geun-hye could get any more unpopular in South Korea — until she moved out of the presidential palace and left her…

The German cardinal who spoke out against the Nazis

The German cardinal who spoke out against the Nazis

You probably weren’t taught this story in your high school world history class — or any class.…