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Greenpeace urges Europe to drop short flights, take trains

A study commissioned by the environmental group Greenpeace shows that over one-third of the busiest short-haul flights in Europe have viable train alternatives which...

Italy hosts a climate-focused G20 as geopolitics shift

ROME -- The leaders of Russia and China aren’t coming. Turkey nearly set off a diplomatic incident on the eve of the meeting. And...

India’s top court probes spying charges against government

India’s top court has established a committee of experts to probe accusations that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government used Israeli military-grade spyware to monitor...

US set to appeal UK refusal to extradite WikiLeaks’ Assange

The U.S. government is scheduled to ask Britain’s High Court to overturn a judge’s decision that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be sent...

Defense says American charged in Ghosn pay case not involved

The defense for former Nissan executive Greg Kelly has argued there is no evidence or motives linking him to alleged under-reporting of his ex-boss...

Opposition party to fight next Australia election on climate

CANBERRA, Australia -- Australia’s opposition party said on Wednesday a looming election will be fought on greenhouse gas reduction targets as Prime Minister Scott...

In Haiti, the difficult relationship of gangs and business

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Youri Mevs knew that the call was coming, and she was terrified. Mevs is a member of one of the richest families...

EXPLAINER: Brazil senators urge COVID charges for Bolsonaro

SAO PAULO -- A Brazilian Senate committee is recommending that President Jair Bolsonaro face a series of criminal indictments for actions and omissions related...

Puerto Rico debt-restructuring bill advances amid criticism

Puerto Rico’s Senate and House have approved a bill that would slash the central government's debt by half but also sparked protests and led...

Gag order in Myanmar keeps Suu Kyi’s testimony restricted

Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has testified in court for the first time in one of several cases against her, but details...