International

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexicans' disgust with corrupt, aloof, high-living politicians has a name, and it's El Bronco. The horseback-riding, boot-clad, tough-talking Jaime Rodriguez lives up to his nickname. As mayor of a suburb of the northern industrial city of Monterrey, he...
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexicans' disgust with corrupt, aloof, high-living politicians has a name, and it's El Bronco. The horseback-riding, boot-clad, tough-talking Jaime Rodriguez lives up to his nickname. As mayor of a suburb of the northern industrial city of Monterrey, he...
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A tornado raged through the northern Mexico border city of Ciudad Acuna early Monday, killing at least 10 people, destroying homes and upending cars and other vehicles. Rosario Cano, spokeswoman for the interior department of the northern state of Coahuila...
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Leading Spanish social activist Ada Colau said Monday the fight against evictions, poverty and corruption will be her priority as new mayor of the country's second city, Barcelona. Colau, 41, told a news conference she intends to halt evictions of people...
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia has been a sort of promised land for Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar. The tens of thousands who endured perilous journeys to get here find more work opportunities than in Indonesia and a more Muslim-friendly environment than...
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's foreign minister says Turkey and the United States have agreed in "principle" to provide air protection to Syrian rebels being trained and equipped to fight Islamic State rebels, once they enter the Syrian territory to start battle. The two...
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — Turkmenistan has unveiled a grandiose gold-leafed statue of the president carrying a dove and riding atop a horse — a move aimed at burnishing the leader's burgeoning personality cult. The 21-meter (69-foot) monument presented to the public Monday...
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A Tunisian soldier opened fire on fellow troops at military barracks in the capital Monday, wounding eight people before he was killed himself, the Defense Ministry said. Ministry spokesman Belhassen Oueslati said the soldier had been forbidden from...
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's Defense Ministry says a Tunisian soldier has been killed after opening fire on fellow troops at military barracks in the capital Tunis. Ministry spokesman Belhassen Oueslati said it was not immediately clear whether there were other casualties in...