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Indonesian President Joko Widodo, right, shakes hands with Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong during their meeting ahead of Widodo's inauguration, at Merdeka Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
Indonesia's popular president to be sworn in for final termIndonesia's popular president who rose from poverty and pledged to champion democracy, fight corruption and modernize the world's most populous Muslim nation is to be sworn in for his final five-year term
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gives a military style salute toward his supporters during a rally in Kayseri, Turkey, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. Turkish Red Crescent says it has delivered humanitarian aid for 2000 people in Syrian town of Ras Al-Ayn and says it also provided aid to Tal Abyad and will continue to do so in areas cleared from Syrian Kurdish fighters.(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool )
The Latest: Syria Kurds say they will withdraw from borderA senior Syrian Kurdish official says his forces will pull back from a border area in accordance with a U.S.-brokered deal after Turkey allows the evacuation of its remaining fighters and civilians from a besieged town
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Oct. 28 2014, file photo, Botswana President Ian Khama attends a swearing-in ceremony for a second and final term as Botswana's president at the National Assembly buildings in Gaborone. Botswana's ruling party the BDF (Botswana Democratic Party) faces the tightest election of its history on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 after Khama, annoyed with his hand-picked successor, President Mokgweetsi Masisi, announced his support for the opposition. (AP Photo/File)
Botswana, calm for decades, faces surprising election fightBotswana, calm for decades, faces surprising election fight after ex-leader turns on successor
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2015 file photo, two Qantas planes taxi on the runway at Sydney Airport in Sydney, Australia. Australia's Qantas has completed the first non-stop commercial flight from New York to Sydney Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, which was used to run a series of tests to assess the effects of ultra-long-haul flights on crew fatigue and passenger jetlag. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
Qantas completes longest non-stop New York-Sydney flightAustralia's Qantas completes the first non-stop commercial flight from New York to Sydney, which was used to run a series of tests to assess the effects of ultra long-haul flights
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - This June 2, 2017, file image made from video shows the Trump National Doral in Doral, Fla. President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, he is reversing his plan to hold the next Group of Seven world leaders' meeting at his Doral, Florida, golf resort. (AP Photo/Alex Sanz, File)
Trump drops plan to host G-7 at DoralTrump drops plan to hold next Group of Seven meeting at his Doral golf resort after scathing criticism
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Bolivia's President Evo Morales waves goodbye as he drives his car to Chapare, Bolivia, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. Morales is seeking a fourth term in Sunday's general elections. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
Bolivians pick between Evo Morales and change in tight voteBolivians choose between Evo Morales continuity or change under new leader in fiercely contested presidential election
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Chilean police stand in a subway station that was damaged during last night's protests, in Santiago, Chile, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. The protests started on Friday afternoon when high school students flooded subway stations, jumping turnstiles, dodging fares and vandalizing stations as part of protests against a fare hike, but by nightfall had extended throughout Santiago with students setting up barricades and fires at the entrances to subway stations, forcing President Sebastian Pinera to announce a state of emergency and deploy the armed forces into the streets. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
Chile's president rolls back subway fare hike amid protestsSoldiers are patrolling the streets in Chile's capital for the first time since the military dictatorship of Gen. Augusto Pinochet ended in 1990
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Britain's opposition Liberal Democrat party leader Jo Swinson speaks during the Brexit debate inside the House of Commons parliament in London Saturday Oct. 19, 2019. At the rare weekend sitting of Parliament, Prime Minister Boris Johnson implored legislators to ratify the Brexit deal he struck this week with the other 27 EU leaders. Lawmakers voted Saturday in favour of the 'Letwin Amendment', which seeks to avoid a no-deal Brexit on October 31. (Stephen Pike/House of Commons via AP)
The Latest: Johnson sends EU request for Brexit delayThe Latest: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson sends EU request for Brexit delay, but also letter arguing against extension.
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gives a military salute toward his supporters in Kayseri, Turkey, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. Turkish Red Crescent says it has delivered humanitarian aid for 2000 people in Syrian town of Ras Al-Ayn and says it also provided aid to Tal Abyad and will continue to do so in areas cleared from Syrian Kurdish fighters.(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool )
Turkey wants Syrian forces to leave border areas, aide saysA war monitor says Turkish-backed Syrian fighters crossed the border from Turkey and attacked a Kurdish-held town amid continued fighting nearly two days after a cease-fire was declared in northeast Syria
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Union Jacks and EU flags fly over Britain's Parliament in London, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. In a major blow to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, U.K. lawmakers voted Saturday to postpone a decision on whether to back his Brexit deal with the European Union, throwing a wrench into government plans to leave the bloc at the end of this month. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
UK's Johnson asks for Brexit delay, but argues against itPrime Minister Boris Johnson has grudgingly asked the European Union to delay Brexit
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Protesters fresh their smartphone's lights to support the prayer rally at Edinburgh Place in Hong Kong, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters are set for another weekend of civil disobedience as they prepare to hold an unauthorized protest march to press their demands. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Hong Kong activist stabbed as protesters gird for marchHong Kong police say a man distributing leaflets near a wall with pro-democracy messages has been stabbed and wounded ahead of Sunday march
The Associated Press7 hours ago
In this Oct. 15, 2019 photo, Michoacan state police stand next to the coffins of slain colleagues during a memorial service at the public security department headquarters for Michoacan state, in Morelia, Mexico. More than 30 suspected cartel gunmen ambushed the police officers in the town of El Aguaje on Monday as they were traveling in a convoy to serve a warrant, killing 13 officers and wounding nine others. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
In many parts of Mexico, government ceded battle to cartelsA massive gunbattle in the Mexican city of Culiacan was shocking for the openness of government capitulation as it forced the release of a drug kingpin's son, and the brazenness of gunmen in machine-gun mounted armored trucks
The Associated Press9 hours ago
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