NEW DELHI | Millions of Indian women form chain for gender parity

NEW DELHI — Jan 02, 2019— Millions of women have formed a chain across a southern…

PARIS | The Latest: Macron’s government may face no-confidence vote

PARIS — The Latest on France protests (all times local): 1 p.m. French left-wing opposition parties…

WASHINGTON  | White House hails China trade truce as skeptics raise doubts

WASHINGTON  — The Trump administration is celebrating the 90-day truce it reached in its trade war…

BEIJING | Bishop reported missing amid Beijing-Vatican reconciliation

BEIJING  — A bishop who has resisted demands to join China’s Communist Party-controlled church body has…

United States | U.S.-China Diplomatic and Security Dialogue

United States – On November 9, 2018, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Secretary of…

HANOI, Vietnam | Vietnam’s former Communist Party Chief Do Muoi dies at 101

HANOI, Vietnam  — Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Do Muoi, who worked…

HANOI, Vietnam | Vietnam to hold state funeral for President Tran Dai Quang

HANOI, Vietnam — Vietnam will hold a state funeral and national mourning for President Tran Dai…

Thousands rally across Russia against raising pension ages

MOSCOW — For yet another weekend, thousands rallied across Russia on Saturday to protest the government’s…

MOSCOW  | Thousands rally across Russia against raising pension age

MOSCOW  — Thousands have rallied across Russia to protest the government’s plan to raise the eligibility…

HANOI, Vietnam | Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang dead at 61 due to illness

HANOI, Vietnam — Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, the country’s second in command after the Communist…

MOSCOW | Russians rally against raising pension age

MOSCOW — Opponents of a Russian government move to increase the age for collecting state retirement…

WELLINGTON, New Zealand  | Polish President Duda defends government’s judicial moves

WELLINGTON, New Zealand  — During a visit to New Zealand, Polish President Andrzej Duda on Wednesday…

BEIJING | China set to begin demolishing mosque despite Hui protests

BEIJING  — Authorities in northwestern China were poised to begin demolition of a mosque Friday despite…

MOSCOW | Tens of thousands of Russians protest retirement age hikes

MOSCOW — Tens of thousands of demonstrators have rallied throughout Russia to protest plans to substantially…

BEIJING | China applauds airlines for changing ‘Taiwan’ references

BEIJING — China is applauding international airlines for bending to its demand that they stop referring…

RAFINA, Greece | Death toll at 49 in Greek wildfires

RAFINA, Greece — Twin wildfires raging through popular seaside areas near the Greek capital have torched…

BEIJING | Chinese leaders order probe over vaccine scandal

BEIJING — Chinese leaders are scrambling to shore up public confidence and oversight of the pharmaceutical…

BEIJING | Chinese premier orders investigation of vaccine makers

BEIJING — Chinese leaders are scrambling to shore up public confidence and oversight of the pharmaceutical…

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Vietnamese Leaders

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The below is attributable to…

BAGHDAD | Early results in Iraq election favor populist cleric al-Sadr

BAGHDAD (AP) — A populist coalition organized by influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr emerged as the…

BEIJING | China hands ex-political high-flyer life sentence for graft

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court sentenced former political high-flyer Sun Zhengcai to life in prison…

BEIJING | China politician Sun Zhengcai sentenced to life for graft

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court has sentenced former political high-flyer Sun Zhengcai to life in…

BEIJING | China auto show highlights industry’s electric ambitions

BEIJING | April 22, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The biggest global auto show of the year showcases China’s…

HAVANA | Diaz-Canel replaces Raul Castro as Cuba’s president

HAVANA | April 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) A 57-year-old bureaucrat replaced Raul Castro as the president of Cuba…

HAVANA| Bureaucrat set to replace Raul Castro as Cuba’s president

HAVANA| April 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)A 57-year-old bureaucrat will take Raul Castro’s place as the president of…

HAVANA| Miguel Diaz-Canel selected as next president of Cuba

HAVANA| April 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The Cuban government on Wednesday selected 57-year-old First Vice President Miguel…

Communist Party will regulate China’s media, film industry

BEIJING /March 22, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Chinese state media will be getting more propaganda now that…

Protests in Greece swell against property auctions

ATHENS, Greece/February 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Greece’s powerful Communist Party has vowed to step up protests…

Rise of ‘morality schools’ for Chinese women sparks outcry

HONG KONG/February 1, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The video shows students at the so-called “female morality school”…

China hands down harsh sentence to rights activist

BEIJING  /December 26,2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — A prominent activist who calls himself the “Ultra Vulgar Butcher” for…