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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi’s defense of army puzzles former admirers

BANGKOK (AP) - What drives Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of Myanmar who this week defended her country at the International Court of...

North Korea berates US for criticizing its missile tests

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea accused the United States of “hostile provocation” on Thursday for criticizing its ballistic missile tests during a...

Outdated, dangerous childbirth practices persist in Europe

BARCELONA (AP) - When Clara Massons was in labor with her son, a midwife climbed onto her bed and pushed down on...

Nobel laureate Suu Kyi defends Myanmar army in genocide case

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Nobel Peace Prize winner and former political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi denied Wednesday that Myanmar's armed forces committed...

US: NKorea missile tests are ‘deeply counterproductive’

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The United States warned North Korea Wednesday that its “deeply counterproductive” ballistic missile tests risk closing the door on prospects...

Climate activist Greta Thunberg is Time ‘person of the year’

NEW YORK (AP) - Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg was named Time's “person of the year” Wednesday, becoming at age 16 the youngest person...

Bougainville votes for independence from Papua New Guinea

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - The South Pacific region of Bougainville voted overwhelmingly to become the world’s newest nation by gaining independence from Papua New...

Suu Kyi in court to refute Myanmar genocide allegations

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Former pro-democracy symbol Aung San Suu Kyi takes center-stage Wednesday at the U.N.’s top court as she seeks to...

Bloomberg at UN: US president must end fossil fuel subsidies

MADRID (AP) - The next U.S. president should stop subsidizing fossil fuels to help tackle climate change, billionaire Michael Bloomberg said Tuesday, highlighting an...

Peace laureate watches UN court hear Rohingya genocide case

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The justice minister of Gambia appealed to the U.N.’s top court Tuesday to recognize that genocide against Myanmar's Rohingya...