updated: 11/29/2015 3:40 a.m.
The Philippines on Saturday took delivery of two Korean-made fighter jets -- the country's first supersonic combat aircraft in a decade -- as it strengthens its underfunded military amid an escalating territorial feud with China.
updated: 11/29/2015 3:39 a.m.
Migrants on the Greek-Macedonian border attacked police with stones Saturday, angered by the sight of Macedonian authorities erecting a fence along the border and an accident that injured a Moroccan man.
posted: 11/29/2015 3:36 a.m.
Israel "soon" will open an office focused on renewable energy in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, even though the two nations have no diplomatic relations, an Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman said Friday.
updated: 11/29/2015 3:34 a.m.
A prominent lawyer and human-rights defender, who faced a criminal charge of supporting Kurdish rebels, was killed Saturday in an attack in southeast Turkey in which a police officer also died, officials said.
updated: 11/29/2015 3:32 a.m.
Pope Francis on Saturday honored Uganda's 19th-century Christian martyrs and encouraged its 21st-century Christian youths during a day in which nearly half a million Ugandans turned out to see the pontiff before he heads to Central African Republic for the final leg of his African journey.
posted: 11/29/2015 3:17 a.m.
Egypt said Saturday that there is a 90 percent chance that hidden chambers will be found within King Tutankhamun’s tomb, based on the preliminary results of a new exploration of the 3,300-year-old mausoleum.
updated: 11/29/2015 3:15 a.m.
An increasing number of Iranian soldiers and militiamen appear to be dying in Syria's civil war, and observers credit media from Iran for revealing that fact.
updated: 11/29/2015 3:09 a.m.
Protests again shut down in Maldives COLOMBO, Sri Lanka -- Police in the Maldives dispersed opposition protesters for a second-straight day Saturday, using tear gas and pepper spray and arresting more than a dozen demonstrators who were demanding the release of a former president and other political leaders.
updated: 11/29/2015 3 a.m.
Victor Mooney, 49, of New York, who set off in a rowboat from the Canary Islands in February 2014, arrived in New York City, completing his 21-month journey rowing across the Atlantic to raise HIV awareness in memory of his brother, who died of AIDS in 1983.
posted: 11/28/2015 3:42 p.m.
CAIRO — Egypt on Saturday said there is a 90 percent chance that hidden chambers will be found within King Tutankhamun's tomb, based on the preliminary results of a new exploration of the 3,300-year-old mausoleum.
posted: 11/28/2015 12:53 p.m.
ANKARA, Turkey — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday called for sanctions against Turkey, after the downing this week by Turkey of a Russian warplane.
posted: 11/28/2015 11:50 a.m.
CANBERRA, Australia — An Australian set his third Christmas-themed world record in as many years Friday by illuminating a tree in downtown Canberra with 518,838 twinkling lights.
posted: 11/28/2015 4:09 a.m.
PARIS -- France paid homage Friday to the 130 killed during attacks two weeks ago in Paris, honoring each by name.
posted: 11/28/2015 3:58 a.m.
MOSCOW -- Russia announced Friday that it will suspend visa-free travel with Turkey amid the escalating dispute over the downing of a Russian warplane by a Turkish fighter jet at the Syrian border.
updated: 11/28/2015 3:44 a.m.
Valentino Keimbar hides from the intense heat in the shade of a breadfruit tree, waiting for his basketball game to begin. It was supposed to start a couple of hours ago, maybe three, but time matters little here on the Marshall Islands.