BANGKOK—A Thai court ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Wednesday for the relatively obscure offense of improperly removing a senior bureaucrat from his job three years ago. The verdict from Thailand's Constitutional Court, which came after six months of antigovernment street protests, riots and occupations of government buildings, marks a somewhat…
The United Nations Secretary-General is in South Sudan to urge the country's leaders to find peace through dialogue. Africa's newest nation has been in crisis since December 2013 following a power struggle between the president and his former deputy. Ban Ki-moon told journalists he was there "with a sad and…
KIEV, Ukraine — At least four members of the Ukrainian Security were killed and no less 30 others were injured in different armed clashes that broke out on Monday between the Ukrainian troops and separatist pro-Russian east of the country , amid a Russian warning of a humanitarian catastrophe and…
The announcement came at the start of a visit to Washington by a Syrian opposition delegation led by Ahmad Jarba, president of the coalition, also known as the Syrian Opposition Coalition The United States said on Monday it would recognize the main opposition Syrian National Coalition offices as a diplomatic…
PANAMA CITY  – Vice President Juan Carlos Varela was declared the victor of Panama’s presidential election Sunday, thwarting an attempt by former ally President Ricardo Martinelli to extend his grip on power by electing a hand-picked successor. With 60 percent of ballots counted, officials said Varela led with 39 percent…