VIENNA (Reuters) - The cultivation of opium poppy in Afghanistan, the world's main source of heroin, has risen to its third-highest level in more than 20 years, the United Nations confirmed on Sunday,
Aung San Suu Kyi is promoting an overhauled investment law to a new generation of smaller businesses that her government hopes will one day dilute the influence of Myanmar’s old military-linked oligar
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Donald Trump is laying out an ambitious agenda for his first 100 days as president but pointedly noting that he will find time to sue the numerous women who have accused him of
BOSTON (AP) — Tim Kaine is sounding a hopeful note that a Democratic White House could work with Republicans to bridge deep divides laid bare by this bitter presidential campaign. The vice presidenti
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton bested Donald Trump in three debates. She leads in many preference polls of the most competitive states. Barring a significant shift in the next two weeks, she is in
BARRINGTON, R.I. (AP) — Women clad in yoga pants are preparing to parade through a coastal Rhode Island town, right past the house of a man who derided the attire as tacky and ridiculous . The Sunday
NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T’s $85.4 billion purchase of Time Warner represents a new bet on synergy between companies that distribute information and entertainment to consumers and those that pro
Clinton, he alleged, has taken billions of dollars from companies that ship jobs overseas
Even before the announcement, US consumer groups called for regulators to consider the impact of the tie-up
The Iraqi parliament votes to ban the sale, import and production of alcohol, arguing that its availability is unconstitutional.
An adult film actress on Saturday became the latest woman to accuse Donald Trump of unwanted sexual advances, saying the Republican presidential candidate offered her $10,000 to come to his hotel ro
A former Guantanamo Bay prisoner who went on hunger strike in Uruguay to demand relocation to another country receives an offer, his supporters say.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi rejected an offer by the Turkish government to play a significant role in the fight to drive Islamic State from Mosul, saying Turkey must respect Iraqi sovereignty
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hillary Clinton is expanding her focus in the final days of the presidential race, seeking to help down-ballot congressional candidates. In Pittsburgh on Saturday, Clinton assaile
The long-suffering Chicago Cubs advanced to the World Series for the first time in 71 years with a 5-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturd
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Authorities in Nashua are searching local rivers and the city’s underwater storm drain system for a teenage boy who may have been swept into an open drain during a heavy rai
SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian government minister criticized the human rights commissioner on Sunday for comments on the treatment of refugees and reproof of politicians, saying she had politicized
LAS VEGAS - UNLV students relaxing in their dorms got an unexpected knock on their doors Saturday afternoon from Katy Perry, who was roaming the halls and drumming up support for Hillary Clinton on th
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia coaches had little to say Saturday about a lawsuit filed this week in which a former player alleges he was bullied and harassed by teammates because of a learning
May will host the first meeting of the Joint Ministerial Committee since December 2014 on Monday
Most inmates of a northern Haitian prison escaped on Saturday after killing a guard and stealing firearms, said authorities who launched a manhunt wi
BELLA BELLA, B.C. - Heavy weather conditions are causing a diesel spill from a sunken tugboat to spread in the waters off British Columbia's remote central coast.
A spokeswoman for Kirby Offshore Mar
One police officer was martyred and 10 people were wounded in a PKK terrorist attack late Saturday in the eastern Bingol province
Avianca said it would resume service to Caracas following a temporary suspension after one of its aircraft was closely tracked by a Venezuelan military plane.
The US telecoms giant AT&T announces that it will buy entertainment group Time Warner for $86bn , but the deal will still need approval from regulators.
GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Steering his campaign toward controversy yet again, Donald Trump vowed Saturday to sue every woman who has accused him of sexual assault or other inappropriate behaviour. He called t
Highlights of Donald Trump's to-do list for the first 100 days in office, should he become the US President
Poles prepare to fight their corner to defend freedom of movement as EU countries gear up for Brexit negotiations with the UK.
Guyana is battling to retain its "Cinderella county", ceded under an 1899 ruling, but could Venezuela's claims spoil the fairy tale, asks Gemma Handy.
Turkey insists that it cannot remain idle during the fight to drive militants from so-called Islamic State from the Iraqi city of Mosul.
TACOMA, Wash. - I've spent the better part of this year coming to grips with the fact that I'm a bit of a hiking snob.
For years I've avoided hiking the Interstate 90 corridor between Issaquah and Ex
ARCAHAIE, Haiti (Reuters) - Dozens of inmates broke out of a northern Haitian prison on Saturday after killing a guard and stealing firearms, authorities said, as they launched a manhunt with support