Category: World

61 Quake Shakes Costa Rica Near Panama No Major Damage

A strong earthquake shook southern Costa Rica near the border with Panama on Friday evening, toppling items from store shelves and knocking out power in places, but...

Mexico Navy Says Finds 50 Tons Of Meth In Mountain Lab

MEXICO CITY – Mexican marines on Friday said they had discovered an underground drug lab in the mountains outside the capital of Sinaloa state where they destroyed...

Taiwans President Lauds Belize Amid Dwindling Support

BELMOPAN – Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-Wen thanked the government of Belize on Friday for backing Taiwan’s claim to independence from China for 29 years....

China Complains About Pentagon Report Says It Is Pure Guesswork

BEIJING – China’s Defence Ministry has lodged a complaint with the United States about a Pentagon report that said China’s military was likely training...

Quake Rattles Southern Costa Rica Panama No Damage Reported

SAN JOSE – A magnitude 6.0 quake struck southern Costa Rica on Friday, close to the border with Panama, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no...

60 Earthquake Shakes Southern Costa Rica Near Panama

A strong earthquake has shaken southern Costa Rica near the border of Panama. There are no immediate reports of injuries or significant damage. The U.S. Geological...

Chile Man Angry Over Suitcase Behind Wave Of Bomb Threats

A Chilean man angry over an airline not returning his suitcase made false bomb threats that caused up to 11 commercial flights to take emergency measures in Chile,...

Greek Bailout Ends But Europes Debt Problems Grind On

Greece officially completes its bailout program on Monday, after eight years of cutbacks enforced in return for massive loans and following an economic collapse on the...

Un Chief Suggests Options For Improved Palestinian Protection

UNITED NATIONS – The protection of Palestinian civilians could be improved by the deployment of U.N.-mandated armed forces or unarmed observers, a beefed-up U.N....

The Latest Moodys Cuts Turkeys Credit Rating Further

The Latest on Turkey’s currency crisis and diplomatic dispute with the United States (all times local): 1:15 a.m. Ratings agency Moody’s has downgraded...