Government And Politics

UN judges set to pass judgment in trial of Ratko Mladic

Nov 22, 2017

The UN Yugoslav war crimes tribunal is passing judgment on former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic, who is accused of crimes including genocide for allegedly masterminding atrocities by Serb forces throughout Bosnia's war

Trump speaks up for Moore, warns against his 'liberal' rival

Nov 22, 2017

President Donald Trump is discounting accusations of sexual misconduct against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, telling voters not to support his "liberal" rival

US, Chinese soldiers find common ground in disaster drills

Nov 22, 2017

On a base along the Pacific Coast in Oregon, military units from two seemingly unlikely partners carried out a joint response to a natural disaster

AP Balkans correspondent recalls encounters with Mladic

Nov 22, 2017

The Associated Press' Balkans correspondent recalls his meetings with Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic during the 1992-95 war

Cold War drama caught on video as N. Korean soldier escapes

Nov 22, 2017

On a cold, grey afternoon, a lone North Korean soldier races toward freedom, the shock of his comrades palpable as they realize he is defecting to the South and start sprinting after him

Australian state reaches brink of legalizing mercy killings

Nov 22, 2017

An Australian state parliament is nearing passage of a voluntary euthanasia bill 20 years after the country repealed the world's first mercy-killing law for the terminally ill

Ethics probe begins after Conyers confirms harassment deal

Nov 22, 2017

A proposed federal lawsuit shows a former scheduler alleged sexual harassment, retaliation and a hostile work environment against U.S. Rep. John Conyers

Mexico's program to protect journalists struggles to work

Nov 22, 2017

Candido Rios became the first reporter in Mexico's program to protect journalists to be slain, sending a chilling message to anyone else relying on it to stay safe

Australia loses 9th legislator in citizenship crisis

Nov 22, 2017

An Australian senator who is British by descent has become the ninth lawmaker to leave Parliament over a 116-year-old constitutional ban on dual nationals running for office that threatens to bring down the government

Army members investigated for misbehavior during Trump trip

Nov 22, 2017

The Pentagon says it is investigating allegations of misbehavior by three service members during President Donald Trump's trip to Asia earlier this month