GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Protesters backing Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina are blocking access to Congress where lawmakers are scheduled to consider a move to withdraw his immunity from prosecution in a widening corruption scandal.
A number of other people have formed a human chain to try to help legislators enter the building in the Central American nation's capital.
Prosecutors were seeking an order Tuesday for police to remove the...
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Authorities say Moldova's police chief was detained for three hours at an airport in Moscow before being released.
Interim police chief Gheorghe Cavaliuc was stopped by Russian border police Tuesday and held at Domodedovo airport. He said he was initially informed there was a problem with his passport and later told he resembled a wanted criminal.
Cavaliuc was freed after three hours. He said he believed his detention was...
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin may be nearing his 63rd birthday, but he can still beat a team of kids in hockey. With the help of some of Russia's most formidable hockey veterans, that is.
Putin marked the opening of the school year on Tuesday by taking part in a game against student players from the Sirius academy for gifted children at the Shaiba arena in Sochi, one of the hockey venues at the 2014 Olympics.
TORONTO (AP) — Canada's national police force is charging a former Syrian military intelligence officer for allegedly torturing a Canadian engineer transferred by the U.S. to an overseas detention center.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Tuesday it has filed a torture charge against George Salloum for his involvement in the torture of Maher Arar.
Arar says he was mistaken for a terrorist in 2002 when he changed planes in New York while...
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Israel is urging the United Nations secretary-general and General Assembly president to reject a Palestinian attempt to raise their flag at U.N. headquarters.
Israel's U.N. Ambassador Ron Prosor accused the Palestinians in letters to the U.N. officials on Tuesday of "attempting to swiftly change longstanding U.N. tradition in order to score political points."
The flags of all 193 U.N. member states fly outside U.N. headquarters...
LONDON (AP) — Olympic organizers have promised to introduce viral testing in the polluted waters in Rio de Janeiro where about 1,400 athletes will compete in next year's games.
The IOC and Brazilian organizers have repeatedly insisted that only bacterial testing was required despite an independent five-month analysis by The Associated Press showing dangerously high levels of viruses from human sewage at all Rio Olympic water venues