LIMA, Dec 25: Peru’s president announced Sunday night that he granted a medical pardon to jailed former strongman Alberto Fujimori, who was serving a 25-year sentence for human rights abuses, corruption and the sanctioning of death squads.
BAGUIO, Philippines, Dec 25: A passenger bus collided with a van carrying pilgrims to Christmas Mass at a church in the northern Philippines on Monday, leaving 20 people dead and more than two dozen injured, police said.
DAVAO, Dec 24: Philippine firefighters recovered one body from a burning shopping mall Sunday and there were “zero” chances of survival for 36 other trapped people inside the four-story building in southern Davao city, an official said.
NEW JERSEY, Dec 24: The top leadership of the Miss America Organization, implicated in an email scandal that targeted past pageant winners for abuse based on their appearance, intellect and sex lives, resigned on Saturday, with the outgoing president apologizing to a winner whose weight he ridiculed.
ZAMBOANGA, Philippines, Dec 23: A tropical storm unleashed flash floods and set off landslides in the southern Philippines at a peak time for travel and Christmas preparations, leaving at least 75 people dead and 58 others missing, officials said Saturday.
PARIS, Dec 22: Russian television anchor Pavel Lobkov was in the studio getting ready for his show when jarring news flashed across his phone: Some of his most intimate messages had just been published to the web.
PARIS, Dec 22: The list of journalists provides new evidence for the U.S. intelligence community’s conclusion that Fancy Bear acted on behalf of the Russian government when it intervened in the U.S. presidential election. Spy agencies say the hackers were working to help Republican Donald Trump. The Russian government has denied interfering in the American election.
MANILA, Philippines, Dec 21: Philippine coast guard boats and fishermen worked to rescue more than 200 people on board an inter-island ferry which sank Thursday after being lashed by strong winds and waves off a northeastern province, officials said.
CANCUN, MEXICO, Dec 21: Driver negligence and speed caused a bus crash in southern Mexico that killed eight Americans, two Swedes, one Canadian and a Mexican tour guide as they traveled from cruise ships to visit nearby Mayan ruins, officials said Wednesday.
GENEVA, Dec 19: The U.N. human rights office said Tuesday it has verified the killings of 115 Yemeni civilians and other non-combatants in airstrikes carried out over 11 days this month by a Saudi-led military coalition batting Yemen's Shiite rebels.
WASHINGTON, Dec 19: President Donald Trump’s administration is publicly blaming North Korea for a ransomware attack that infected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide in May and crippled parts of Britain’s National Health Service.
NEW YORK, Dec 19: Coming in behind only “The Force Awakens,” ″Star Wars: The Last Jedi” notched the second-best opening weekend ever, grossing $220 million in ticket sales in the U.S. and Canada, according to final box-office figures Monday.