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Latest on Americas Summit: Obama misses out on group photo
Issued: April 10, 2015
Leaders at the Summit of the Americas gathered for a group photo after wrapping up public activities for the day. Well, most of them anyway. ...
Stage being set for historic Obama-Castro meeting Saturday
Issued: April 10, 2015
PANAMA CITY — President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro moved toward a groundbreaking meeting on the sidelines of the Summit of the...
Argentina extends price controls seeking to curb inflation
Issued: April 10, 2015
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina's government is extending its price control program aimed at curbing high inflation. ...
Argentine judge orders arrest warrant for Justin Bieber
Issued: April 10, 2015
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina  — An Argentine judge has issued an arrest warrant for Justin Bieber, saying the singer failed to respond to summons...
Brazil police arrest politicians in corruption scheme
Issued: April 10, 2015
SAO PAULO — Police have arrested three former congressmen suspected of involvement in a corruption scheme at Brazil's state-run oil giant...
Pope's 3-nation South America trip set for July 6-12
Issued: April 10, 2015
QUITO, Ecuador— Church officials say Pope Francis' trip to Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay is set for July 6-12. ...
Boeing, Copa sign deal for jets during nations' summit
Issued: April 10, 2015

PANAMA CITY — U.S.-based Boeing has concluded an...

World stocks press higher on corporate deals, stimulus
Issued: April 10, 2015
LONDON — Global stocks rose Friday, with Japan's market touching a 15-year high and some European indexes pushing further into record territory,...
Japan's Mitsubishi sets sights on niche in aircraft sector
Issued: April 10, 2015
NAGOYA, Japan — At a tightly guarded factory in central Japan, Mitsubishi, a maker of the Zero fighter planes of World War II, is launching its MRJ...
Syrian peace talks in Moscow end in disarray
Issued: April 10, 2015

MOSCOW  — Talks between the Syrian government and the opposition ended in acrimony Friday with the parties failing to bridge...

Castro backers disrupt activist meeting at Americas Summit
Issued: April 9, 2015
PANAMA CITY — A group of pro-government Cubans muscled their way into a closed-door meeting of grassroots activists Thursday, disrupting for the...
Energy aid, new diplomacy mark Obama visit to Americas
Issued: April 9, 2015
KINGSTON, Jamaica — As he wades into a region suffering economic and political stresses, President Barack Obama sought Thursday to reassert U.S....
Brazil lower house OKs outsourcing bill opposed by unions
Issued: April 9, 2015
SAO PAULO — Brazil's lower house has approved the preliminary text of a bill opposed by labor unions that would allow companies to outsource their...
Historic encounter with Cuba's Castro awaits Obama in Panama
Issued: April 9, 2015
PANAMA CITY — Turning the page on a half-century of enmity, President Barack Obama signaled Thursday he will soon remove Cuba from the U.S. list of...
Treasurer of Brazil's top party testifies in corruption case
Issued: April 9, 2015
SAO PAULO — The treasurer of Brazil's ruling Workers' Party Thursday told a congressional panel investigating the kickback-corruption scheme...
French network's broadcasts hacked by group claiming IS ties
Issued: April 9, 2015
PARIS — Hackers claiming allegiance to the Islamic State group simultaneously blacked out 11 channels of the French global TV network and took over...
Rocky start to activist meeting at Americas Summit in Panama
Issued: April 9, 2015
PANAMA CITY — Hundreds of activists from across Latin America were preparing their agenda for the Summit of the Americas on Thursday, gathering behind...
Iran aims high ahead of push for final nuclear deal
Issued: April 9, 2015
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran is staking out a tough bargaining stance for the final phase of nuclear negotiations, with both its supreme leader and its...
US, Russian war games rekindle Cold War tensions
Issued: April 9, 2015
AMARI AIR BASE, Estonia — Russia is so close that the F-16 fighter pilots can see it on the horizon as they swoop down over a training range in...
Greece repays IMF loan instalment despite cash crunch
Issued: April 9, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Greece repaid a roughly 450 million euro ($485 million) loan instalment to the International Monetary Fund due Thursday — easing...
Yemen rebels gain as Iran calls Saudi air campaign a 'crime'
Issued: April 9, 2015
SANAA, Yemen — Shiite rebels and allied military units in Yemen defied Saudi-led airstrikes to seize a provincial capital in a heavily Sunni tribal...
Senior US official in Venezuela for meetings with Maduro
Issued: April 9, 2015
CARACAS, Venezuela — A senior U.S. diplomat was in Venezuela on Wednesday for talks with President Nicolas Maduro ahead of a regional summit in which...
Obama's Caribbean outreach comes as China expands influence
Issued: April 9, 2015
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Opening a three-day trip to the Caribbean and Central America, President Barack Obama hopes to capitalize on mutual needs in the...
Dollar may be next screw for US to tighten on North Korea
Issued: April 9, 2015
TOKYO — The last time the United States tried the military option on North Korea, more than a million died, a hostile and unexpectedly resilient...
World stocks keep rising on greater optimism
Issued: April 9, 2015
TOKYO — Shares rose Thursday as a rebound in oil prices helped energy companies and corporate deal-making bolstered confidence. A buying spree by...


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