KINSHASA, Congo | Congo’s ruling coalition retains power in national assembly

KINSHASA, Congo — Jan 12, 2019—The ruling coalition of Congo’s outgoing President Joseph Kabila has won…

HAVANA | Cuban assembly approves draft of new constitution

HAVANA — Cuba’s National Assembly on Saturday approved an update of the country’s constitution, the final…

HAVANA | Cuba eliminates gay marriage language from new constitution

HAVANA— Cuba’s government said Tuesday that language promoting the legalization of gay marriage will be removed…

PARIS | Media: French PM announces delay to fuel tax hikes

PARIS  — French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced a suspension of fuel tax hikes Tuesday, a…

Sex abuse crisis tops agenda as US Catholic bishops convene

As U.S. Catholic bishops gather for their national assembly next week, the clergy sex abuse crisis…

HANOI, Vietnam | Vietnam frees popular blogger on condition she leave for US

HANOI, Vietnam— Vietnam has freed a well-known blogger after two years in prison on the condition…

PARIS | Macron ally heads France’s National Assembly amid probe

PARIS — French lawmakers have elected a close political ally of President Emmanuel Macron to head…

PARIS | French president names 2 new ministers in mini-reshuffle

PARIS  — French President Emmanuel Macron picked a political ally and a former swimming world champion…

ISLAMABAD | New premier Imran Khan pledges to restore Pakistan’s economy

ISLAMABAD  — Prime Minister Imran Khan said in his first televised speech in office that Pakistan…

ISLAMABAD | Pakistan’s Imran Khan sworn in as prime minister

ISLAMABAD  — Pakistan’s cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan has been sworn in as prime minister after his…

ISLAMABAD | Pakistani lawmakers elect Imran Khan as prime minister

ISLAMABAD — Pakistani lawmakers on Friday elected former cricket star and longtime politician Imran Khan as…

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia | Cambodia’s ruling party swept seats, official results show

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia  — Final results showed Cambodia’s ruling party swept elections last month for the…

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia | With opposition silenced, Cambodia’s Hun Sen coasts to win

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia  — Cambodia’s ruling party has won Sunday’s general election, the chief government spokesman…

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia | The Latest: Cambodia’s Hun Sen on his way to election win

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia  — The Latest on Cambodia’s national election (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Preliminary…

ISLAMABAD | The Latest: UN congratulates Pakistanis for voting

ISLAMABAD — The Latest on results of Pakistan’s national election (all times local): 11:25 p.m. The…

ISLAMABAD  | Cricket star Imran Khan wins in Pakistan but needs coalition

ISLAMABAD  —and MUNIR AHMED, Associated Press ISLAMABAD (AP) — It’s official: Pakistan’s Election Commission on Friday…

ISLAMABAD | The Latest: Polls close in Pakistan national elections

ISLAMABAD— The Latest on Pakistan’s elections (all times local): 6:20 p.m. The spokesman for Pakistan’s Election…

ISLAMABAD | The Latest: Khan votes, hoping to become Pakistan’s next PM

ISLAMABAD — The Latest on Pakistan’s elections (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Pakistan’s opposition leader Imran…

SEOUL, South Korea | S. Korean ex-leader sentenced to 8 more years in prison

SEOUL, South Korea — A South Korean court on Friday sentenced former South Korean President Park…

HAVANA | The Latest: US lawmaker sees no real change in Cuba

HAVANA | April 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  The Latest on Raul Castro’s handover of Cuba’s presidency (all…

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 | Cuba launches process of replacing Raul Castro as president

HAVANA  | April 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Cuba on Wednesday launched the daylong process of selecting Raul…

HAVANA | A two-day session of the Cuban legislature has started with some bureaucratic business as lawmakers prepare to elect the country’s new president

HAVANA  | April 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  The Latest on the meeting of Cuba’s legislature and the…

New Venezuela assembly leader calls for opposition to unite

CARACAS, Venezuela/January 05, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Venezuela’s congress has selected a new leader who is urging the nation’s…

Raul Castro confirms he will stay Cuba’s president to April

HAVANA /December 21, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Raul Castro confirmed Thursday that he will continue as Cuba’s…