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  • The Latest: UN says hundreds go missing after leaving Aleppo

    BEIRUT - The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local):
  • Report: Over 1,000 Russians involved in organized doping

    LONDON - A new report into systematic Russian doping has found that more than 1,000 Russian athletes from summer and winter sports were involved in or benefited from an organized conspiracy over a four-year period.
  • South Korean president impeachment tarnishes family legacy

    SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - Park Geun-hye could always rely on one unwavering gift throughout a political career that saw a triumphant return as South Korea's first female president to the palatial Blue House where she'd lived as a girl: She always enjoyed the reflected devotion, some might say worship, that half the country felt for her late dictator father.
  • Hamm-Bruecher, 'Grand Dame' of Germany's FDP, dies at 95

    BERLIN - Hildegard Hamm-Bruecher, the "Grand Dame" of the pro-business Free Democratic Party and its failed candidate for German president in 1994, has died. She was 95.
  • Sri Lanka clears 19 citizens branded as traitors by British

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka's president has revoked a nearly 200-year-old British colonial order, clearing the names of 19 citizens who were branded as traitors for rebelling against British rule.
  • Anti-corruption fight casts shadow over Romanian elections

    DAMBU, Romania - In the small Romanian village of Dambu, in the foothills of the Carpathian mountains, the most pressing matters are what local businesses can get for a litre of milk, a kilogram of cheese or a locally crafted pine table.
  • Debris found; Alaska lake searched for plane with 4 aboard

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The search of an Alaska lake was resuming early Friday after debris believed to be from a small plane carrying four people was found in the water, near where the aircraft took off from, an official said.
  • Trump praises Michigan GOP while weighing RNC chairman call

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Donald Trump may have more than just his gratitude to offer in Michigan when he visits the state that capped his stunning presidential victory last month. Michigan Republican Party chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel is a leading contender for the Republican National Committee's chairmanship.
  • Prosecutors to play confession in church shooting trial

    CHARLESTON, S.C. - Prosecutors in South Carolina say they plan to play Dylann Roof's recorded confession during his federal death penalty trial in the Charleston church shootings.
  • Greece ferry strike hits island supplies

    ATHENS, Greece - Ferry workers in Greece have extended a nationwide strike into the weekend, hitting supplies to the country's islands.

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