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Singapore PM promotes likely successor in Cabinet reshuffle

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 4:44am

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has named a deputy in a Cabinet reshuffle, in a possible indication of his successor.

Former French PM Fillon and wife to stand corruption trial

Samuel Petrequin, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 4:11am

Investigating judges have ordered that former Prime Minister Francois Fillon and his wife stand trial on corruption charges, a judicial official said on Tuesday.

Polish teachers strike shines light on country's divisions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 4:08am

Teachers from across Poland have gathered in Warsaw to demand higher wages in a long-running dispute that is emerging as another fissure in a deeply divided society.

UN: Malawi is 1st nation to use malaria vaccine to help kids

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 3:54am

The World Health Organization says Malawi has become the first country to begin immunizing children against malaria, using the only licensed vaccine to protect against the mosquito-spread disease.

Sudanese call for renewed protests to pressure military

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 3:49am

Sudanese activists are calling for nationwide protests to press the military to hand over power to a civilian authority after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir earlier this month.

Indonesia 'shocked' by Malaysian's acquittal in maid's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 3:35am

Indonesia's government says it was shocked by Malaysia's acquittal of a woman charged with the death of her Indonesian maid, in case that has sparked public outrage over alleged abuse.

Iranian parliament labels entire US military as terrorist

Nasser Karimi, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 2:48am

Iranian lawmakers on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a bill that labels all U.S. military forces as terrorist, state TV reported, a day after Washington ratcheted up pressure on Tehran by announcing that no country would any longer be exempt from U.S. sanctions if it continues to buy Iranian oil.

France: Far-right claims surface for Macron's ally

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 2:39am

Nathalie Loiseau, who leads French president Emmanuel Macron's party in the May European Union parliament elections, faced criticism Tuesday after a report that she featured on a list alongside far-right candidates at a student's election 35 years ago.

The Latest: Woman arrested in killing of N Ireland reporter

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 1:54am

The Latest on the killing of a journalist in Northern Ireland (all times local):

Northern Ireland Police Service says it has arrested a woman in the slaying of journalist Lyra McKee

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 1:49am

Northern Ireland Police Service says it has arrested a woman in the slaying of journalist Lyra McKee.

Kazakhstan's acting leader to run for president

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 1:37am

Kazakhstan's ruling party has nominated the interim president to run in the presidential election later this year.

Preparations underway for Kim-Putin summit in Russia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 1:27am

Preparations are underway for a summit between the leader of North Korea and Russia's president, Russian officials and media reported Tuesday.

The Latest: IS group claims Sri Lanka Easter attacks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 1:09am

The Latest on the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka (all times local):

Militants blamed in Sri Lanka attacks had incendiary leader

Jon Gambrell and Bharatha Mallawarachi, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 1:03am

The purported leader of an Islamic extremist group blamed for an Easter attack in Sri Lanka that killed over 300 people began posting videos online three years ago calling for non-Muslims to be "eliminated," faith leaders said Tuesday.

N Ireland: Woman arrested in slaying of journalist McKee

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 12:49am

The Northern Ireland Police Service said Tuesday they have arrested a woman under the Terrorism Act in connection with the slaying of journalist Lyra McKee.

Official in Austria quits over poem comparing migrants, rats

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 12:40am

Austria's vice chancellor said Tuesday that a member of his party will resign after penning a poem that compared migrants to rats, drawing widespread criticism and angering Chancellor Sebastian Kurz.

Wit and grit: Algeria's sizeable youth lead fight for change

Thomas Adamson and Nadine Achoui-Lesage, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 12:13am

They're on the peaceful front line of the protest movement that toppled Algeria's longtime ruler, facing down water cannons with attitude, memes — and fearless calls for shampoo.

The Latest: New 6.3 magnitude earthquake hits Philippines

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 12:13am

The Latest on powerful earthquakes in the Philippines (all times local):

U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake has hit the central Philippines, day after 6.1 quake in the north

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 12:00am

U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake has hit the central Philippines, day after 6.1 quake in the north.