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U.S. alarmed over surge in coca production in Colombia

U.S. alarmed over surge in coca production in Colombia

Colombians feel angry, slighted and bewildered, said Bruce Bagley, a Colombia expert at the University of Miami. Washington spent $10 billion to...
Citing potential danger, judge orders anonymous jury in 'El Chapo' trial

Citing potential danger, judge orders anonymous jury in ‘El Chapo’ trial

In a decision released late Monday, Judge Brian M. Cogan of the Eastern District of New York ordered that the names,...
Powerful quake hits Taiwan; people reported trapped as buildings tilt and a bridge collapses

Powerful quake hits Taiwan; people reported trapped as buildings tilt and a bridge collapses

The quake was reported at 11:50 p.m., the Central Weather Bureau said, based 6.2 miles beneath the island's Pacific coast. It...
China aims to create a nation of skiers by the 2022 Olympics

China aims to create a nation of skiers by the 2022 Olympics

Genting Secret Garden, a luxurious resort in Chongli, even named a run after Squaw. The two launched a partnership in 2016...
After a celebration in Mexico, two priests are gunned down on a highway

After a celebration in Mexico, two priests are gunned down on a highway

Two priests were returning home from a religious celebration in a small town in southern Mexico on Monday when a vehicle suddenly cut...
How much did it snow? It snowed so much that Moscow called a snow day. That never happens

How much did it snow? It snowed so much that Moscow called a snow...

All week, city workers have been on roofs, pushing off piles of accumulating snow. Many of Moscow's 19th century buildings have steep,...
Renowned conservation investigator Esmond Bradley Martin killed at home in Kenya

Renowned conservation investigator Esmond Bradley Martin killed at home in Kenya

Bradley Martin's work involved entering wildlife trafficking dens in such places as Yemen, Sudan and Asia, painstakingly counting the numbers of...
Journalists are fleeing for their lives in Mexico. There are few havens

Journalists are fleeing for their lives in Mexico. There are few havens

During sleepless nights in an immigrant detention center in Texas just north of the border, Emilio Gutierrez Soto has had a lot of...
Beyond Aleppo's bustling market, the cost of Syria's brutal civil war becomes clear

Beyond Aleppo’s bustling market, the cost of Syria’s brutal civil war becomes clear

At first glance, there is little indication of the vicious fighting that took place here. Gone are the barriers at the exit of...
Onetime popular president eyed a return to power. Ecuador voters had other ideas

Onetime popular president eyed a return to power. Ecuador voters had other ideas

In a demonstration of the sometimes fleeting nature of populist power and political alliances, Ecuadoreans overwhelmingly voted Sunday to limit presidents to two...
Tillerson: U.S. considering sanctions on Venezuela oil

Tillerson: U.S. considering sanctions on Venezuela oil

The United States is considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela that could cripple its oil industry and is probing whether the plan would be...
A Lebanese director's new film opens old wounds

A Lebanese director’s new film opens old wounds

In "The Insult," a simple argument in modern-day Beirut about a leaking water pipe escalates into a courtroom drama, with Tony,...
Tillerson travels through Latin America, with Trump's immigration rhetoric as baggage

Tillerson travels through Latin America, with Trump’s immigration rhetoric as baggage

Just outside Washington, however, President Trump was holding forth with U.S. Homeland Security officials, complaining about immigrants who are in the country...
China’s new pitch to win over Taiwan: Our jobs are better

China’s new pitch to win over Taiwan: Our jobs are better

Blacky Su said she was working as a senior bartender at an international hotel in Taiwan when a friend suggested she go to...
Tillerson tries to ease Mexican worries about NAFTA, immigration — and Trump

Tillerson tries to ease Mexican worries about NAFTA, immigration — and Trump

Tillerson's visit here marked the start of a five-nation tour of Latin America and the Caribbean, his first multi-country mission in...
Koreas' unified women's hockey team has exposed a key difference between South and North — their language

Koreas’ unified women’s hockey team has exposed a key difference between South and North...

The Korean-speaking athletes from the South, like others in the Western-friendly nation, use English-influenced words in their postwar vocabulary. Those from...
In a Mumbai slum, an acting coach helps children chase Bollywood dreams

In a Mumbai slum, an acting coach helps children chase Bollywood dreams

Some of his students have worked in film and television as actors, dancers, models, cameramen, makeup artists, set designers and production assistants....
Van carrying gas tanks plows into pedestrians in Shanghai

Van carrying gas tanks plows into pedestrians in Shanghai

A burning minivan careened into pedestrians on a sidewalk in downtown Shanghai on Friday, injuring 17 people, local police said. The crash, which...
What's behind Saudi Arabia's anti-corruption crackdown, which it says led to the recovery of more than $100 billion?

What’s behind Saudi Arabia’s anti-corruption crackdown, which it says led to the recovery of...

The attorney general, Sheik Saud Mojeb, said Tuesday that detainees signed over 400 billion Saudi riyals, nearly $107 billion, in assets...

Tillerson embraces U.S. alliances with Latin America before he visits the region

Tillerson, who is on his first multi-nation mission to Latin America, delivered the policy address in his home state, at his alma...
Prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan is held in France on rape allegations

Prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan is held in France on rape allegations

The French-born Ayari claims Ramadan raped, harassed, intimidated and sexually assaulted her in a Paris hotel in 2012. The writer, a...

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