SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean President Michelle Bachelet says she has asked all her Cabinet ministers to submit their resignations.
Bachelet said Wednesday night on local Channel 13 that she will decide who stays and who leaves in the next 72 hours. She said the ministers were informed of her decision ahead of the interview with Mario Kreutzberger, better known as Don Francisco, the popular host of "Sabado Gigante."
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A meeting of Canada's federal Conservative party was described as being like a "morgue" a day after Alberta, Canada's most conservative province, elected a left-of-center provincial government, ending a 44-year-old conservative party dynasty.
Voters in the western oil-rich province chose a New Democratic Party government Tuesday. The stunning result had the federal Conservatives worried ahead of October's federal election.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A group of Venezuelan military officers the government accused of plotting to blow up the presidential palace have been sent to prison.
Defense minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez announced on Twitter Wednesday that eight officers had been convicted for their role in a foiled coup attempt. The sentences ranged from five to eight years in prison.
President Nicolas Maduro announced in February that a retired air force general had...
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Yemen's ambassador to the United Nations is asking the international community to quickly intervene with ground forces to save the country from Houthi rebels who have been targeted by Saudi-led airstrikes for weeks.
A letter sent Wednesday to the president of the U.N. Security Council and obtained by The Associated Press also calls on human rights organizations to document what Ambassador Khaled Alyemany calls the Houthis' "barbaric violations...
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The new U.N. envoy for Yemen is on his way to the region for "intensive consultations," while the U.N. tries to organize a conference on the crisis as soon as possible on neutral ground.
The U.N. says Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed started Wednesday in Paris, meeting the Gulf Coordination Council secretary-general.
Ahmed goes to the Saudi capital of Riyadh on Thursday to talk with Yemen's president and vice president and Saudi...
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Under a new measure in Belarus, people who work less than half the year will have to pay the government for their idleness.
The parliament on Wednesday passed the proposal by authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko, which requires work-capable people who work less than 183 days a year to pay a yearly fine of $250. Disabled people, pension recipients and people with young children are exempt.