Hong Kong officials apologized to leaders of a mosque after riot police sprayed the building's gate and some people nearby with a water cannon while trying to contain pro-democracy demonstrations
Canadians are electing a new Parliament on Monday after a tight election campaign that has raised the threat of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau being knocked from power after one term
Bolivian President Evo Morales has come out ahead in the first round of the presidential election, but he appears to have failed to get enough votes to avoid the first runoff in his nearly 14 years in power
Prosecutors seek arrest of the wife of South Korea's former justice minister who resigned last week after allegations against him sparked huge protests and dented president's popularity
Mark Esper is seeking a firsthand assessment of the U.S. military's future role in America's longest war as he makes his initial visit to Afghanistan as Pentagon chief
Indonesian President Joko Widodo sworn in for his final five-year term with a pledge to take bolder actions against poverty and entrenched corruption in the vibrant Southeast Asian democracy
Bolivian President Evo Morales is leading in early returns from the first round of the presidential election, but he appears headed to a runoff in the tightest political race of his life
A real estate man in China learned the hard way it's hard to find a good hit man, Shanghaiist reports. A court heard that Tan Youhui, owner of a real estate company in the Guangxi region, planned to murder one of his rivals—Wei, who was taking Tan's business to...
North Macedonia's political leaders have agreed that an early election will be held next year, following the European Union's decision not to begin membership talks
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says EU leaders have made "an historic mistake" when they failed to agree on launching membership negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia earlier this week
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a frenzied week of activity in Parliament, and possibly in the courts, as he tries to woo rebellious lawmakers in time to meet the Oct. 31 Brexit deadline
Kurdish fighters and civilians have evacuated from a Syrian border town besieged by Turkish-backed fighters, the first pullback under a three-day-old U.S.-brokered ceasefire
It's election day in Bolivia's capital, a forcible _ if alcohol-free _ holiday for a country that imposes an unusually strict series of restrictions on voting-time activities
Deborah Pilgrim wasn't too lucky when she wandered away from her friends during a camping trip outside Adelaide over the weekend—the 55-year-old ended up losing track of where she was in the Australian bush and vanished for three days. Where her luck changed for the better, per NBC News...
Italian authorities have evacuated 4,000 people from the center of the northern city of Bolzano to defuse a World War II bomb found during construction
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle plan to take a break before the end of the year, and it sounds like baby Archie will spend his first Thanksgiving stateside. The couple just toured South Africa, and Markle discussed the pressure of living with media and internet judgment. It's not clear how...
A German union representing cabin crew has called members at several Lufthansa subsidiaries out on strike _ a walkout that was extended by 13 hours at short notice