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McCain spars with challenger over previous support of Trump

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Sen. John McCain and his Democratic challenger sparred over his delayed abandonment of Donald Trump at a debate Monday evening. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick accused the 2008 Republican presidential nominee of taking too long to distance himself from Trump after he backed him for months. McCain withdrew his support for the billionaire […]
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Afghanistan's Taliban have released drone footage showing a suicide bomber driving a Humvee into a police base in Helmand province and blowing it up this month.
Europe has made enormous progress on gay rights since the 1990s, but those gains are now being threatened by rising intolerance, according to activists from across the continent.
Residents of Sarajevo expressed Saturday their support for Hillary Clinton in the upcoming U.S. presidential election based in part on the role her husband's administration had in ending Bosnia's deva
The clamor for change fueling Donald Trump's Republican presidential campaign may help a little-known Democrat upset a powerful GOP senator in red-state Missouri on Election Day.
Canada turned up the heat on the European Union Saturday, saying it was the bloc's "job" to save a trade pact put in doubt by a Belgian region's refusal to sign on.
The United States remains the "closest friend" of the Philippines but Manila wants to break away from a "mindset of dependency and subservience" and forge closer ties with other nations, the Philippin
Police in Spain say they have arrested 21 people and freed four women while breaking up an alleged human trafficking ring.
Two men have been killed in a shoot-out in the southern French city of Marseille, which is known for its high crime levels, judicial sources said.
1,500 people have been pardoned, linked to upcoming celebrations on October 27 and 28 of 25 years since the Central Asian country left the Soviet Union.
A delegation from the Taliban's political office visited Pakistan over the weekend, senior officials said Saturday, for discussions that could include the latest informal effort to restart talks to en
Libya forces free 13 foreigners from ISIL in Sirte
The first woman to conquer Mount Everest, Junko Tabei of Japan, died aged 77, media reported Saturday
Ex-aviation minister in Goodluck Jonathan administration seized outside court
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi Saturday made a pitch to foreign investors, promising a clearer legal framework and opportunities in untapped economic sectors, two weeks after U.S. President Barack Ob
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somali pirates have freed 26 Asian sailors held captive in a small fishing village for more than four years since their ship was hijacked in the Indian Ocean, a government offici
Moscow Saturday escalated a row over its attempts send observers to the U.S. presidential polls, accusing Washington of adopting an "anti-Russian" stance
Hundreds of people in Iraq are treated for the effects of toxic gases after a sulphur plant is set alight in fighting with IS militants.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Calm prevailed across the divided Syrian city of Aleppo on Saturday, the third day of a unilateral ceasefire announced by Russia, but medical evacuations and aid deliveries have yet
WASHINGTON (AP) — This is a presidential campaign about trust, temperament, honesty, judgment, character, personality and, some are convinced, a personality disorder or two. It’s pocked with Do
CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court confirmed a 20-year prison sentence against former president Mohamed Mursi on Saturday, judicial sources told Reuters.
DOUALA, Cameroon (Reuters) - Cameroon's president announced on Saturday that more than 70 people had been killed and another 600 injured when a passenger train crashed on Friday.
ISIS has executed 284 men and boys as coalition forces closed in on Mosul with those rounded up earlier being used as human shields
Serbia's top diplomat has complained that the European Union is putting "unacceptable" pressure on the country to impose sanctions against Russia.
Tajikistan began joint antiterror drills with China on October 20 near the border with Afghanistan as part of Beijing's drive to boost security in the region
Quebec City police have arrested two individuals in connection with alleged break-ins and sexual assaults at a university residence. One of the accused has been released on a promise to appear in cou
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Y?ld?r?m has warned the European Union not to forget that Turkey has alternatives to the bloc. Relations between the EU and Turkey have been strained lately. “Turkey has
Opposition party to decide Sunday whether to form government with conservative rivals or trigger yet more elections
At least 16 persons were killed in the Philippines due to super typhoon Haima, locally named as Lawin, an official said on Saturday.
Twenty-six people were injured Saturday morning when a double-decker bus crashed into a railway bridge in London, slicing its roof off, the Fire Brigade said
Greece’s return of 10 Syrian refugees to Turkey, reportedly without considering their asylum claims, is a dangerous move that shows a callous disregard for their safety, Amnesty International said.
As the Mosul operation enters its sixth day, more than 30 villages have been retaken from ISIL control
The Foreign Ministry of Belarus demands apologies from Ukraine after Kyiv forced a passenger plane, which had already left the city and was headed for Minsk, to immediately return to the Ukrainian cap
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's veteran President Robert Mugabe on Saturday avoided the controversial subject of his future as he buried a senior political colleague and friend who had been pressing him
Objections by a Belgian region, which opposes the deal, "are for us Europeans to solve", Martin Schulz said.

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