Key facts about APEC host Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea hosts leaders from Pacific Rim countries, including the United States, Russia and China, this weekend in a coming-out party for the jungle-clad nation that is regarded as one of the world's last frontiers for trade and investment.

Holocaust scholar sues group that said he ‘slandered’ Poland

A prominent Holocaust researcher said Friday that he is suing a Polish organization for libel after it waged a public campaign last year accusing him of slandering Poland's good name with his work exploring Polish violence against Jews during World War II.

German chancellor visits scene of far-right protest

Angela Merkel traveled to Chemnitz Friday to meet with residents, three months after the eastern city was the scene of violent, far-right protests that highlighted divisions in Germany — and the chancellor's own party — on the issue of migration.

French Polynesian president acknowledges nuclear test lies

French Polynesian President Edouard Fritch has acknowled that the leaders of the French collectivity of islands in the South Pacific lied to the population for three decades over the dangers of nuclear testing.

Turkish police detain 12 academics, activists in raids

Police in Istanbul detained 12 academics, businesspeople and journalists as part of an investigation into an association that was headed by a jailed prominent businessman and activist, Turkey's state-run news agency reported Friday.

Albania police: Fugitive pol seen in Hungarian Embassy car

The Hungarian government said Thursday it did not assist a fugitive politician leave Macedonia to avoid serving a prison sentence, while police in Albania said he was seen departing their country in a Hungarian Embassy vehicle.

The Latest: Saudi diplomat says prince not linked to murder

The Latest on developments following the Oct. 2 killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister says that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had "absolutely" nothing to do with the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.

Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalty in Khashoggi’s killing

Saudi Arabia's top prosecutor announced Thursday he's recommended the death penalty for five suspects charged with ordering and carrying out the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul.

May says UK Cabinet backs Brexit deal amid wide opposition

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday that her Cabinet supported a draft agreement laying out the terms of Great Britain's divorce from the European Union, setting the stage for a battle royale within her Conservative Party and the House of Commons.

French police end investigation into Interpol disappearance

French authorities say they have closed an investigation into the disappearance and subsequent detention in China of the former president of Interpol, and found no evidence to support his wife's claim that she got a threatening call in Chinese after he was picked up.