The Trump administration tried to unify world leaders behind a tougher approach toward North Korea, but risked finding itself more isolated amid stiff resistance from China and Russia. North Korea itself punctuated the debate later in the day by firing a ballistic missile.
Posted: April 29, 2017, 4:59 am
A North Korean missile launch appeared to fail early Saturday morning, raising tensions again as the U.S. seeks to rein in the North’s nuclear and missile development programs.
Posted: April 29, 2017, 3:58 am
A general strike in Brazil on Friday, called to protest proposed labor and pension changes, has disrupted public transportation around the country and some analysts say it could force the government to weaken the proposed reforms.
Posted: April 29, 2017, 3:01 am
Pope Francis opened a two-day visit to Egypt Friday with a forceful denunciation of religiously inspired violence and a call for religious freedom, three weeks after terrorists killed dozens in bombings at two Christian churches there.
Posted: April 29, 2017, 1:48 am
American forces have started patrolling the Turkey-Syria border to prevent further clashes between Turkish troops and Kurdish fighters that have undermined the fight against Islamic State, U.S. officials said Friday.
Posted: April 29, 2017, 12:03 am
The French presidential candidate skipped electoral politics, instead connecting with the elite and acquiring market experience. His contest with the National Front’s Marine Le Pen will determine the future of his country—and of the European project.
Posted: April 28, 2017, 8:52 pm
The U.S. military is investigating whether two U.S. soldiers who died Wednesday in Afghanistan might have been killed by friendly fire.
Posted: April 28, 2017, 7:46 pm
The forensic audit of $2 billion of Mozambique debt sales has been delayed for the third time, highlighting the difficulty of untangling where the money went.
Posted: April 28, 2017, 7:32 pm
Europe’s top diplomats meeting here Friday said they are unwilling to formally end Turkey’s bid to join the European Union, but pressed Ankara to make clear its intentions.
Posted: April 28, 2017, 6:21 pm
European Union leaders are set to promise that if Northern Ireland were to unite with the Republic of Ireland in the future, it would automatically rejoin the bloc.
Posted: April 28, 2017, 5:44 pm
As antigovernment protests shake Venezuela’s streets, President Nicolás Maduro is presenting an image of a very different country in a series of social-media videos, all starring himself.
Posted: April 28, 2017, 2:50 pm
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