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The Latest: N.C. state senator tests positive for virus

RALEIGH, N.C. - A North Carolina state senator has tested positive for COVID-19, the first known case to involve a General Assembly member. The...

Families of Syria detainees hope for news amid US sanctions

BEIRUT (AP) - Alaa Arnous and his family found the photo of his father Mohammed online last week, the first proof of his fate...

Families of Syria detainees hope for news amid US sanctions

BEIRUT (AP) - Alaa Arnous and his family found the photo of his father Mohammed online last week, the first proof of his fate...

Turkey: pilots on trial over Ghosn escape released from jail

ISTANBUL (AP) - A Turkish court on Friday released four pilots and a private airline official from jail, pending the outcome of their trial...

The Latest: Thailand proud of European recognition on virus

BANGKOK - The spokesman for the government body coordinating Thailand’s response to COVID-19 outbreaks has expressed pride that the European Union selected Thailand as...

The Latest: Africa’s cases pass 400,000; over 10,000 dead

JOHANNESBURG - Africa’s confirmed coronavirus cases have surpassed 400,000 and deaths have crossed 10,000 as health officials warn the pandemic is picking up speed...

The Latest: Germany easing entry rules for 11 non-EU nations

BERLIN - Germany says it is easing restrictions on travelers from up to 11 countries outside the European Union -- but not the full...

The Latest: WHO urges prioritizing both health and economy

JAKARTA, Indonesia --- The World Health Organization says countries must strive to ensure that the “new normal” simultaneously prioritizes health and the economy so...

Lebanon’s FM to summon US envoy over comments on Hezbollah

BEIRUT (AP) - Lebanon’s foreign minister summoned the U.S. ambassador to Beirut over comments she made recently in which she criticized the militant Hezbollah...

Lebanon’s FM to summon US envoy over comments on Hezbollah

BEIRUT (AP) - Lebanon’s foreign minister summoned the U.S. ambassador to Beirut over comments she made recently in which she criticized the militant Hezbollah...