Turkey's Erdogan to meet Trump at White House in mid-May

REUTERS - 5 hours 10 min ago
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will meet his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, at the White House in an upcoming visit in mid-May, Turkish Presidential Spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on Monday.

South African man pleads not guilty in family ax murder

THE WASHINGTON POST - 5 hours 19 min ago
A South African man accused of murdering three members of his family with an ax pleaded not guilty on Monday, saying he fought with a laughing attacker during the slaughter at their upscale home.

Thousands at Auschwitz for yearly Holocaust memorial event

THE WASHINGTON POST - 5 hours 19 min ago
Thousands of people from around the world, many of them young Israelis, have gathered at the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz to pay homage to the millions who perished in the Holocaust.

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

THE WASHINGTON POST - 5 hours 19 min ago
A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves:

The Latest: EU parliament president endorses Macron

AP - 5 hours 19 min ago
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French election (all times local): 2017-04-24T03:30:00-04:00 2017-04-24T07:30:28-04:00

Bomb attack hits U.S. base in eastern Afghanistan

REUTERS - 5 hours 41 min ago
KHOST, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Suspected Taliban insurgents on Monday attacked a U.S.-operated base in Afghanistan's eastern province of Khost, officials said, but gave few immediate details of an assault that coincided with a visit to Kabul by U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis.

U.S., Philippines scale back next month's military drills, no more 'war games'

REUTERS - 5 hours 46 min ago
MANILA (Reuters) - About 5,000 American and Philippine troops will hold humanitarian exercises next month instead of annual war games, scaling back military drills in response to President Rodrigo Duterte's disdain for their longstanding defense alliance.

Russia vows to get Ukrainian separatists to comply with deal

THE WASHINGTON POST - 5 hours 48 min ago
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has vowed to use Moscow’s influence to get Ukraine’s separatist rebels to comply with a cease-fire deal.

Kashmir students, Indian forces clash as protests continue

THE WASHINGTON POST - 5 hours 48 min ago
Anti-India protests have triggered clashes between students and government forces in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, as authorities reopened schools after a weeklong suspension of classes.

Elon Musk steps out in Australia with Amber Heard

THE WASHINGTON POST - 5 hours 48 min ago
Billionaire Elon Musk is getting close with actress Amber Heard.

Pence cites 'challenging times' to troops in American Samoa

AP - 5 hours 48 min ago
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has thanked American service members based in American Samoa, citing "challenging times" for the military in the Asia-Pacific. 2017-04-24T02:55:00-04:00 2017-04-24T06:55:24-04:00

The Latest: EU commission backs Macron

AP - 5 hours 48 min ago
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French election (all times local): 2017-04-24T02:47:00-04:00 2017-04-24T06:47:05-04:00

US Defense Sec'y Mattis in Afghanistan to discuss war needs

AP - 5 hours 48 min ago
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived unannounced in Afghanistan on Monday to assess America's longest war as the Trump administration weighs sending more troops. 2017-04-24T02:10:00-04:00 2017-04-24T06:10:36-04:00

Venezuela protest death toll rises as injured woman dies

BBC WORLD NEWS - 5 hours 50 min ago
A woman hit by a bottle during a pro-government march on 19 April dies of her injuries.

As war wrecks ancient Iraq, Erbil works to rebuild citadel

REUTERS - 6 hours 6 min ago
ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - High on a rocky outcrop, just 50 miles from the fighting that is wrecking historic sites across Iraq, workers are busy laying out floor tiles, determined to save at least one ancient structure amidst the turmoil.

The land that used to belong to so-called Islamic State

BBC WORLD NEWS - 6 hours 17 min ago
BBC gets rare access to north western Syria where so-called IS have been defeated.

After French vote, European leaders come out against Le Pen. But what if she wins?

THE WASHINGTON POST - 6 hours 19 min ago
The decision to throw support behind pro-Europe candidate Emmanuel Macron represents a gamble for the continent’s powers-that-be.

The geographical divides behind Le Pen's and Macron's success in the polls

THE WASHINGTON POST - 6 hours 19 min ago
Le Pen performed remarkably well in rural areas as well as the country's south and northeast.

Japan’s Nikon sues ASML, Zeiss over chip-making technology

THE WASHINGTON POST - 6 hours 19 min ago
Nikon Corp. said Monday it has taken legal action in the Netherlands, Germany and Japan over the use of semiconductor lithography technology in products made by Dutch and German companies.

Italian journalist home after 2 weeks detention in Turkey

THE WASHINGTON POST - 6 hours 19 min ago
An Italian journalist has returned to Italy after being detained for two weeks in Turkey, apparently because he entered an area near the Syrian border without proper permission.