At Davos, battle lines are drawn over trade and cooperation
At Davos, battle lines are drawn over trade and cooperation

Hong Kong's Beijing-backed Chief Executive Carrie Lam says she's "quite worried" that the rules-based system that has governed global trade for decades is under threat.

Venezuela's Guaido declares himself president amid protests
Venezuela's Guaido declares himself president amid protests

Venezuela's re-invigorated opposition faces a crucial test Wednesday as it seeks to fill streets nationwide with protesters in an appeal to the military and the poor to shift loyalties that until recently looked solidly behind President Nicolas Maduro.

13 hrs 58 mins ago
The Latest: Trump recognizes Guaido as Venezuela president
The Latest: Trump recognizes Guaido as Venezuela president

A statue of former socialist Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has been burnt to a crisp amid a wave of anti-government unrest.

3 hrs 48 mins ago
EU's antitrust cop lays groundwork for more tech scrutiny
EU's antitrust cop lays groundwork for more tech scrutiny

EU antitrust enforcer and Silicon Valley nemesis Vestager lays groundwork for more tech scrutiny after term ends.

January 21st, 3:53 AM CST
French watchdog slaps Google with $57M fine under new EU law
French watchdog slaps Google with $57M fine under new EU law

Franc's data privacy watchdog slaps Google with $57M fine under new EU data privacy rules.

January 21st, 10:13 AM CST
China seems to confirm scientist's gene-edited babies claim
China seems to confirm scientist's gene-edited babies claim

A Chinese investigation into reports of the world's first gene-edited babies seems to have confirmed their existence.

January 21st, 11:53 AM CST
Iraq says goodbye to its beloved archaeologist al-Gailani
Iraq says goodbye to its beloved archaeologist al-Gailani

Iraq mourns loss of beloved archaeologist al-Gailani who helped rebuild Baghdad museum after 2003 US invasion.

January 21st, 2:43 AM CST
Turkey's president in Moscow for Syria talks with Putin
Turkey's president in Moscow for Syria talks with Putin

Turkey's Erdogan arrives in Moscow for Syria talks with Putin as their governments bargain over zones of influence.

3 hrs 18 mins ago
The Latest: Pope announces visit to Japan in November
The Latest: Pope announces visit to Japan in November

Pope Francis says fear of migration is "making us crazy" as he begins a trip to central America amid a standoff over President Donald Trump's promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border and a new caravan of migrants heading north.

6 hrs 59 mins ago
Zimbabwe's civil servants to strike on Friday over salaries
Zimbabwe's civil servants to strike on Friday over salaries

Zimbabwe labor leader in court, charged with subversion, as lawyers allege a denial of justice.

6 hrs 48 mins ago
Zimbabwe and world music star Oliver Mtukudzi dies at 66
Zimbabwe and world music star Oliver Mtukudzi dies at 66

Zimbabwean musician and world music star Oliver Mtukudzi dies in Harare at age 66.

3 hrs 18 mins ago
Amid wall debate, pope says fear of migration makes us crazy
Amid wall debate, pope says fear of migration makes us crazy

Pope Francis is looking to leave the sex abuse scandal buffeting his papacy behind as he heads to Central America amid a standoff over President Donald Trump's promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border.

13 hrs 48 mins ago
AP Exclusive: Adoptee deported by US sues S. Korea, agency
AP Exclusive: Adoptee deported by US sues S. Korea, agency

AP Exclusive: A South Korean man who was deported from the United States to South Korea in 2016 is suing the Seoul government and a private adoption agency over what he calls gross negligence.

7 hrs 59 mins ago
Macedonia extends school break because of air pollution
Macedonia extends school break because of air pollution

Macedonia's government has ordered the winter break for students to be extended to Jan. 23 because of extremely high levels of toxic particles in the air in many cities throughout the country.

January 20th, 10:43 AM CST
UN health agency: Rising misconduct reports are 'positive'
UN health agency: Rising misconduct reports are 'positive'

The World Health Organization says it is seeing increasing reports of misconduct reported by staffers within the U.N. health agency, describing the trend as "a positive thing.".

January 18th, 6:53 AM CST
Singer Chris Brown released in Paris after rape complaint
Singer Chris Brown released in Paris after rape complaint

Two police officials say U.S. singer Chris Brown is in custody in Paris along with two other people after a woman filed a rape complaint.

January 22nd, 5:13 AM CST
AP Exclusive: Adoptee deported by US sues S. Korea, agency
AP Exclusive: Adoptee deported by US sues S. Korea, agency

AP Exclusive: A South Korean man who was deported from the United States to South Korea in 2016 is suing the Seoul government and a private adoption agency over what he calls gross negligence.

7 hrs 59 mins ago
Macedonia extends school break because of air pollution
Macedonia extends school break because of air pollution

Macedonia's government has ordered the winter break for students to be extended to Jan. 23 because of extremely high levels of toxic particles in the air in many cities throughout the country.

January 20th, 10:43 AM CST
UN health agency: Rising misconduct reports are 'positive'
UN health agency: Rising misconduct reports are 'positive'

The World Health Organization says it is seeing increasing reports of misconduct reported by staffers within the U.N. health agency, describing the trend as "a positive thing.".

January 18th, 6:53 AM CST
Singer Chris Brown released in Paris after rape complaint
Singer Chris Brown released in Paris after rape complaint

Two police officials say U.S. singer Chris Brown is in custody in Paris along with two other people after a woman filed a rape complaint.

January 22nd, 5:13 AM CST
Commuter's 'delay scarf' bought by German train company
Commuter's 'delay scarf' bought by German train company

Germany's biggest rail company, under fire for its unpunctual service, is trying to mollify one disgruntled commuter by buying her "delay scarf".

January 17th, 5:53 AM CST

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Egypt's el-Sissi says most painful of reforms is over
Egypt's el-Sissi says most painful of reforms is over

Egypt's president says the most painful part of his economic reform program is over, but cautioned there is still some way to go before it's completed.

2 hrs 28 mins ago
Swiss, German students protest inaction on climate change
Swiss, German students protest inaction on climate change

Thousands of students are holding rallies across Germany and Switzerland to protest lack of action against climate change.

January 18th, 4:23 AM CST
In Congo, the Tshisekedi no one had expected takes power
In Congo, the Tshisekedi no one had expected takes power

In Congo, the Tshisekedi no one had expected takes power; son unlike his charismatic father.

9 hrs 49 mins ago
Royal mystery: Austrian feared kidnapped safe with family
Royal mystery: Austrian feared kidnapped safe with family

Austrian police say an 88-year-old woman with links to Austro-Hungarian nobility who was the feared victim of a brazen daytime kidnapping has surfaced unharmed at her daughter's house.

3 hrs 38 mins ago
South Korea human rights body to investigate abuse in sports
South Korea human rights body to investigate abuse in sports

South Korea's human rights commission plans to interview possibly thousands of athletes about a culture of abuse in sports after several female athletes said they'd been raped or assaulted by their coaches.

14 hrs 18 mins ago
Fire kills 7 siblings in Syrian capital Damascus
Fire kills 7 siblings in Syrian capital Damascus

First responders say seven siblings were asleep in their apartment in the Syrian capital when a fire broke out and spread quickly, suffocating six in their bedroom and burning to death the seventh.

4 hrs 8 mins ago
'Roma,' 'Cold War' among foreign-language Oscar nominees
'Roma,' 'Cold War' among foreign-language Oscar nominees

Films from Mexico, Poland, Lebanon, Japan and Germany are competing in the Academy Awards race for best foreign-language film.

January 22nd, 8:13 AM CST
Correction: France-Paris Fashion Week-Watch story
Correction: France-Paris Fashion Week-Watch story

The most conspicuous thing about the frothy, 18th century couture that Chanel showcased inside a sunlit Italian villa as it was snowing in Paris outside was what was not there: a bow from the designer, Karl Lagerfeld, himself.

January 22nd, 11:13 AM CST
Afghan CEO urges patience amid talk of US troops withdrawal
Afghan CEO urges patience amid talk of US troops withdrawal

Afghanistan's chief executive is urging the world not to give up on his impoverished country after the Trump administration suggested the United States could withdraw troops.

5 hrs 18 mins ago
Seoul accuses Japanese patrol plane of threatening flight
Seoul accuses Japanese patrol plane of threatening flight

South Korea's military has accused Japan of a "clear provocation" over what it says was a threatening low-altitude flight by a Japanese patrol plane over a South Korean warship.

10 hrs 58 mins ago
Australia asks about dual citizen reported missing in China
Australia asks about dual citizen reported missing in China

The Australian government says it is seeking information about a Chinese-Australian writer who has been reported missing in China.

15 hrs 18 mins ago
A look at Malaysia's monarchy before sultans pick next king
A look at Malaysia's monarchy before sultans pick next king

A look at Malaysia's monarchy before the sultans from nine royal families choose the next king amid a reassertion of political influence for constitutional head of state.

16 hrs 48 mins ago
Lawyer: Suspected US spy had classified docs on him
Lawyer: Suspected US spy had classified docs on him

An American man who is being held in Moscow on suspicion of spying is due in court.

January 22nd, 2:23 AM CST
Doping agency forgives Russia, but says more work needed
Doping agency forgives Russia, but says more work needed

Vladimir Putin's spokesman says Russia is "optimistic" ahead of a World Anti-Doping Agency ruling on whether the country's authorities met demands to turn over lab data.

January 22nd, 5:13 AM CST
China demands US drop Huawei extradition request with Canada
China demands US drop Huawei extradition request with Canada

China demands U.S. drop request for Canada to extradite top Huawei executive.

January 22nd, 2:53 AM CST

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