| Nov 29, 2013
| 6:05 PM
MIAMI Protesters in Haiti, who demanded the departure of President Michel Martelly and decried U.S. political interference, were stopped short of their goal of reaching the U.S. Embassy Friday to air their grievances.
Angry, some started throwing rocks...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 10:28 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan — In his first public remarks in the weeklong standoff between the United States and Afghanistan over a post-2014 security agreement, U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan James B. Cunningham challenged President Hamid Karzai to end...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:52 PM
MEXICO CITY — He admitted being a salaried killer for a drug cartel, the kind of assassin who preferred slashing his victims' throats.
On Tuesday, after serving three years behind bars, he was released from a Mexican detention center and was on...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 5:20 AM
WASHINGTON For Ruth Anne Freeborn, it boiled down to a choice between country and family.
Born in Oklahoma, Freeborn has lived in Kingston, Ontario, for more than 30 years as an American expatriate, with a Canadian husband and 22-year-old son.
But a U....
| Nov 26, 2013
| 12:19 PM
MEXICO CITY — A 17-year-old former Mexican drug cartel member, who admitted to killing four people while in the group’s employ, was released from a juvenile detention center early Tuesday morning and is headed to the United States, where he...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 9:16 AM
(This is the first part of a two-part story.)
NEW YORK (Reuters) - In May 2012, Chen Guangcheng, the Chinese dissident, was getting ready to journey to New York after his improbable escape from house arrest.
About a week before his arrival, an...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 9:50 AM
ISLAMABAD Pakistani officials acknowledged this week that the Obama administration had told Pakistan's prime minister during his recent visit to Washington that there would be no letup in U.S. drone strikes intended to kill key terrorist leaders in...
| Nov 21, 2013
What if the U.S. gave military support to a beleaguered foreign government and the country's first lady insulted the Americans as “little soldiers of fortune”? What if protesters starting setting themselves on fire in the streets and the first...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:32 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- The Afghan government published late Wednesday what it described as a "pre-decisional" copy of an agreement being negotiated with the United States on the two nations' security partnership after international combat troops withdraw...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 11:00 PM
BEIJING -- Gary Locke, the first Chinese American ambassador to Beijing, said Wednesday he will leave his post early next year to rejoin his wife and three children in Seattle.
The former Commerce secretary and two-term governor of Washington said his...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 9:17 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan — Negotiations on a post-2014 security agreement between the United States and Afghanistan remained unresolved Wednesday, less than 24 hours before Afghan President Hamid Karzai was scheduled to address a gathering of tribal...