Van kills 10 and injures 15 in Toronto; driver in custody

Canada Van Hits Pedestrians

A rented van jumped onto a crowded Toronto sidewalk Monday, killing nine people and injuring 16...


The Latest: Kim refers to N. Korean defectors during summit

Koreas Summit-6

GOYANG, South Korea (AP) — The latest on the summit between the leaders of North Korea and South Korea (all times local): 1:20 p.m. South Korea says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made a reference to North Koreans who escaped from the country while discussing prospects of peace between the rivals...


Kim says he, Moon are on starting line of new Korean history

APTOPIX South Korea Koreas Summit-11

GOYANG, South Korea (AP) — With a single step over a weathered, cracked slab of concrete, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made history Friday by crossing over the world’s most heavily armed border to greet South Korean President Moon Jae-in for talks on North Korea’s nuclear weapons. Kim then...


'The people lost their fear': How Nicaragua's new revolution took shape

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. MANAGUA, Nicaragua - Every day now, flag-waving crowds taunt a man who has ruled them for more than a decade, a man who does not allow protests. Daniel Ortega, a 72-year-old Marxist guerrilla famed for his Cold War duels with Washington, held near total power in...


Trump-Merkel meeting is driven more by duty for both leaders

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s one-day visit to Washington on Friday includes meetings at the White House and a news conference alongside President Donald Trump, but it is a businesslike affair that seems more duty than pleasure for both leaders. Merkel...


Toddler Alfie Evans' parents say they'll work with doctors

Britain Sick Toddler

LONDON (AP) — The father of terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans said Thursday that he would work with doctors to give his son “dignity and comfort,” as he called for a truce in a divisive case that has pitted doctors and the British courts against Alfie’s parents, Christian groups and the pope. Tom...


Israel: 9 teenagers die in flash floods; 1 still missing

JERUSALEM (AP) — Flash floods killed nine Israeli teenagers who were hiking south of the Dead Sea on Thursday, Israel’s rescue service said. The casualties were all 18 years old. Israeli media said eight of the fatalities were female and one was male. Police said another hiker is still missing....


The historic summit of the Koreas hangs on the North's nuclear intentions

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. GOYANG, South Korea - South Korean President Moon Jae-in will welcome Kim Jong Un on Friday to a summit that Moon hopes will lay the groundwork for a meeting between the North Korean leader and President Donald Trump and that will remove the cloud of another war from...


Armenia's revolution enters new stage as Russia begins to take notice

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. YEREVAN - Russia, which for more than a week has been an ever-present factor in the background as Armenian protesters thronged to the streets, is starting to define its role here. Moscow has watched as the peaceful revolt to its south unfolded, first with professed...


President Trump to visit to Britain in July

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. President Donald Trump will travel to Britain in July for a working visit, the office of British Prime Minister Theresa May announced Thursday, making good on an invitation delayed in part by the threat of protests and unrest in London. The trip will include talks...


10 teenagers swept away by flash flood in Israel's desert

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. JERUSALEM - A flash flood struck a group of 25 teenagers hiking in Israel’s southern desert Thursday, sweeping 10 of them to their deaths as an unseasonal storm hit the region, Israel’s police said in a statement. Nine of the teenagers’ bodies were recovered,...

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