By MARK STEVENSONAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - The Mexican government announced plans Monday to invest about $100 billion in rail, road, telecom and port projects over the next five years, including Mexico's first high-speed rail links.
Among the projects are the modernization or building
By HAMZA HENDAWIAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - With a mob of Muslim extremists on their tail, the Christian businessman and his nephew climbed up on the roof and ran for their lives, jumping from building to building in their southern Egyptian village. Finally they ran out of rooftops.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuela's president says that his country has received an asylum request from NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
President Nicolas Maduro had already offered asylum to Snowden, who apparently is holed up in the transit lounge of a Moscow airport. Bolivia and Nicaragua also
By JUAN KARITAAssociated Press
COCHABAMBA, Bolivia (AP) - South America's leftist leaders rallied to support Bolivian President Evo Morales after his plane was rerouted amid suspicions that NSA leaker Edward Snowden was on board and demanded an apology from France, Italy, Portugal and Spain.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Polish airline LOT has cancelled one trans-Atlantic flight and postponed another after technical problems on two of its Boeing 787 planes, the carrier's spokeswoman said Thursday.
Barbara Pijanowska-Kuras confirmed that a flight to Chicago was cancelled on Wednesday
By GENARO C. ARMASAssociated Press
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Thousands took a mile-long commemorative march Wednesday across the Gettysburg field where the Confederate Army made its final, ill-fated charge 150 years ago in the last clash of the pivotal battle of the Civil War.
A National Park Service
By BARRY HATTONAssociated Press
LISBON, Portugal (AP) - A national strike against austerity measures by Portuguese labor unions on Thursday shut down many public services, but the government showed no signs of backing down from the pay cuts, tax hikes and layoffs it insists will help restore the
By MARCO SIBAJA, JENNY BARCHFIELD and BRADLEY BROOKSAssociated Press
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) - More than a week of massive, violent protests across Brazil invited only stoic silence Friday from President Dilma Rousseff, even after she had called an emergency meeting with a top Cabinet member in
By The Associated Press
PARIS (AP) - Air traffic controllers in France kicked off a series of strikes against a European plan to overhaul their industry, forcing the country's main airports to cut their flight timetables in half on Tuesday.
The Civil Aviation Authority said some 1,800 flights
By NAHAL TOOSIAssociated Press
ISLAMABAD (AP) - With every flight, Pakistan's state-owned airline demonstrates the economic challenges facing the country's new government.
Each time a plane belonging to Pakistan International Airlines takes off, odds are the aircraft is more than 25 years