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Japan bolstering defenses against North Korea threat, Abe says

As tensions continue to escalate in East Asia, Japan is bolstering defense measures in response to what Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called his nation's most serious security threat since World War II. Abe outlined h

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Zimbabwe crisis: Who are the key players?

Earlier this week, military officials in Zimbabwe took control of the country’s capital. This comes after long-time Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe sacked his vice president -- a move critics claim puts his wife,

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Polish leader says country was slandered in EU Parliament

GOTEBORG, Sweden –  Poland's prime minister says it is not acceptable that the Poles who took part in an Independence Day march in Warsaw were denounced as "fascists" in the European Parliament t

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Facebook, Google, publishers fight fake news with 'trust indicators'

It’s hard to know what to trust in the era of fake news.   A group of media publishers and tech giants hope that it’s about to become a bit easier through the introduction of “Trust Indicator

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UN committee urges Myanmar to give citizenship to Rohingyas

UNITED NATIONS –  A key U.N. committee has overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on Myanmar's authorities to end military operations against Rohingya Muslims, ensure their voluntary return from Bang

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The Latest: EU parliament launches action against Poland

WARSAW, Poland –  The Latest on the EU's action against Poland (all times local):   3:05 p.m. European Union lawmakers have launched action against Poland over concerns that the government ha