Brazil is back on track: President of the Federative Republic of Brazil

Just over eighteen months ago, I took office as the President of Brazil with the task of facing up to the most severe economic...

AP FACT CHECK: China-US business deals are largely gloss

BEIJING (AP) — A trade and investment package announced during President Donald Trump's visit to China is more about the art of diplomacy than...

Trump and Abe agree to disagree on trade

TOKYO (The Straits Times/ANN) – The U.S. trade deficit with Japan has been a cause of division between the two leaders, even as they...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

NEW YORK (AP) — A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are...

US report contradicts Trump team: Warming mostly man-made

WASHINGTON (AP) — A massive U.S. report concludes the evidence of global warming is stronger than ever, contradicting a favorite talking point of top...

Regulating nanotechnology needed to truly benefit society: contributor

Nanotechnology is a rapidly increasing field that involves the study and application of nanoscale materials (between 1 and 100 nanometers). Nanoparticles are used in...

Pope: Christians can promote political dialogue in Europe

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday said Christians can play a role in shaping Europe's future by promoting political dialogue "especially where...

AP Explains: Long-secret JFK assassination files released

BOSTON (AP) — The public is getting a look at thousands of secret government files related to President John F. Kennedy's assassination, but hundreds...

China to continue pressure on Taiwan after party congress: John Burns

TAIPEI (CNA) – Beijing will continue to pressure Taiwan after the Communist Party of China's (CPC) 19th Party Congress, a visiting expert on Chinese...

Xi aims to turn CPC into ‘state party’: John Burns

TAIPEI (CNA) – China President Xi Jinping's (習近平) goal for the Communist Party of China (CPC) is to turn it into a “state party,”...