Irma waves, surge thrash Havana even after storm moves away

Sep 11, 2017

Irma waves, surge thrash Havana even after storm moves away

Powerful waves and storm surge from Hurricane Irma topped Havana's iconic Malecon seawall and left thousands of homes, businesses and hotels swamped Sunday, even as the storm moved away from the island. There were no immediate reports of fatalities in Cuba, where the government prides ...

Manila police detonate IED near U.S. Embassy

Nov 29, 2016

Manila police detonate IED near U.S. Embassy

Philippine police safely detonated an improvised bomb Monday morning near the U.S. Embassy in Manila, with a section of the road where it was found closed off. According to the Manila Police District Information Office, the explosive was found in a rubbish bin at around ...

/ Nov 17, 2016

Prague wants Czech-born Ivana Trump to be next U.S. ambassador

Czech President Milos Zeman on Wednesday backed Ivana Trump to become the U.S. ambassador to Prague, after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's Czech-born ex-wife floated the idea last week. Washington "could not send a better ambassador to Prague," the outspoken Czech leader, who endorsed Trump for ...