International

HUA HIN, Thailand (AP) — A wave of coordinated explosions rattled multiple cities in Thailand overnight and on Friday, killing several people and wounding dozens more, police said. Among the injured were 10 foreigners in the seaside resort town of Hua Hin. It was not clear who...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A police officer has died after being shot in the head when he and two others working security at the Rio Olympics got lost near a slum and encountered gunfire. Justice Minister Alexandre de Moraes announced Helio Vieira's death early Friday on his official...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Officials say 10 inmates, including two alleged Chinese drug criminals, died in a suspected grenade blast that rocked a Philippine jail. Senior Inspector Xavier Solda, spokesman of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, said Friday initial...
HAVANA (AP) — Fidel Castro greeted his 80th birthday from his sickbed, gripping a newspaper to show he was alive two weeks after stepping down as president. For the next 10 years the leader of the Cuban revolution watched from home as his brother Raul granted Cubans new economic...
BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand have confirmed that another person has died in a new bomb blast in the southern resort city of Hua Hin. Police Lt. Gen. Samer Yousamran said Friday that three people were also wounded in the blast. The explosion came hours after twin explosions...
NOVATO, California (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon embraced the 99-year-old woman he calls his "American Mom" on a nostalgic visit to her home where as a high school student from war-ravaged South Korea he spent his first days in the United States in culture shock at...
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — More than a dozen U.S. lawmakers have written to President Barack Obama to urge a U.N.-imposed arms embargo on South Sudan following heavy fighting in its capital last month. A draft U.N. Security Council resolution calls for a vote on an arms embargo if...
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian organized crime prosecutors on Thursday detained a man they allege appeared in a British television news report claiming that gangs are trafficking guns in Romania. Atilla Csaba Pantics was detained on suspicion of being complicit to...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ramiro Osorio Cristales was 5 years old the day Guatemalan troops dragged his mother and siblings to their deaths in a massacre. Ripped from his village, which was decimated by the soldiers, Osorio Cristales said he found himself living with a soldier who...