North Korea fires 2 ballistic missiles into Sea of Japan, Tokyo says
Pyongyang on Tuesday fired off a couple of ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan in its latest act of aggression in the region and just hours after the U.S. reaffirmed its offer to resume diplomacy on its weapons program.
German media group fires BILD editor after damning press reports
The German media group Axel Springer said on Monday that it has fired the editor-in-chief of the BILD newspaper, Julian Reichelt, for failing to "to maintain a clear boundary between private and professional matters" and being "untruthful to the Executive Board."
Haiti abductions: US missionary group says Christians must 'overcome evil with good'
The missionary group whose members were abducted by a violent gang in Haiti over the weekend issued a call to prayer Monday asking that those being held hostage could “find the strength to demonstrate God’s love.”
Ally of Venezuela's Maduro appears in court on graft charges
A businessman who prosecutors say was a major conduit for corruption by Nicolás Maduro's inner circle appeared for the first time in Miami federal court Monday after a weekend extradition that has further strained relations between the U.S. and Venezuela's socialist government.
China touts film about defeat of US Army as highest grossing ever, data suggests it will fall short
A Chinese film about the defeat of the U.S. Army is tracking to become one of the highest-grossing in the country's history, but reports show how keen the government is to see it take the top spot.
Strike planned after US missionaries and children abducted in Haiti
U.S. officials are working with Haitian authorities to try to secure the release of 12 adults and five children with a U.S.-based missionary group who were abducted over the weekend by a gang notorious for killings, kidnappings and extortion.