Elderly Venezuelans frustrated with medical shortages and the flight of grandchildren from their troubled South American country joined anti-government street protests demanding elections Friday.
High-level officials from the world’s eight Arctic nations are meeting in Alaska amid concerns about the future of the sensitive region after President Donald Trump called for more oil drilling and development. (May 11)
Following his meeting with President Donald Trump, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said “it’s ‘humiliating’ for the American people to hear that Russia is controlling the political situation in the United States.” (May 10)
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and other officials from the world’s eight Arctic nations are meeting in Alaska amid concerns about the future of the region after President Donald Trump called for more oil drilling and development. (May 11)
Several activists were detained in Moscow on Thursday as they prepared to submit signatures they have collected.
Two Iraqi boys who escaped Islamic State captivity tell The Associated Press that the militants forced hundreds of boys, some as young as 7 or 8, into training to become fighters and suicide bombers. (May 10)
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov reacts sarcastically to questions about President Donald Trump’s firing of former FBI Director James Comey. (May 10)
Liberal candidate Moon Jae-in was leading the South Korean presidential election with 60 percent of votes counted. (May 9)
An errant firecracker landed on a cache of fireworks and touched off a powerful explosion at a home in central Mexico, killing at least 12 people and injuring 30 more, authorities said on Tuesday. (May 9)
Former U.S. President Barack Obama delivered a keynote speech on food security and the environment, two issues that he has long worked on. The visit was his first public foreign foray since leaving the presidency. (May 9)