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US destroys old chemical weapons left in Panama

Panama - The United States has started destroying a stock of old, World War II-era chemical weapons it left in Panama decades ago, the foreign ministry said.

Detained Mexican ex-governor on hunger strike in Panama

Panama - A former Mexican governor detained in Panama pending extradition proceedings on graft charges is on a hunger strike to protest violations of his human rights, one of his lawyers said Wednesday.

Blackout hits flights in Panama, a major Latin America hub

Panama - A blackout at Panama's main international airport -- a major hub for Latin America -- caused more than 200 flights to be canceled and many others delayed on Monday, airport officials said.

China's FM to visit Panama under new diplomatic ties

Panama - Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi will visit Panama at the end of this week, according to officials -- three months after the countries established diplomatic ties at the expense of Taiwan.

Two ex-ministers arrested in Panama in Odebrecht bribe probe

Panama - Two ex-ministers have been arrested and were being detained Thursday in Panama as part of a probe into bribes paid by Brazilian construction group Odebrecht in exchange for public work contracts, prosecutors said.

US judge agrees to extradite ex-Panama president accused of graft

Miami - A US judge agreed Thursday to extradite former Panamanian president Ricardo Martinelli to face corruption and other charges in his country.

Panama moves to extradite Mexican ex-governor in graft case

Panama - Panama moved closer Wednesday to extraditing Mexican ex-governor Roberto Borge, putting him in the foreign ministry's hands to be sent home within 60 days' time.

Pakistan to elect new prime minister on Tuesday

Islamabad - Pakistan's parliament will meet on Tuesday to elect a new prime minister after the Supreme Court disqualified Nawaz Sharif following an investigation into corruption allegations against his family.

Pakistan to elect new prime minister on Tuesday

Islamabad - Pakistan's parliament will meet on Tuesday to elect a new prime minister after the Supreme Court disqualified Nawaz Sharif following an investigation into corruption allegations against his family.

Pakistan's ex-PM Sharif names brother Shahbaz as successor

Islamabad - Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif named his brother Shahbaz, the chief minister of Punjab province, as his successor and nominated ex-oil minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as an interim premier in a defiant speech Saturday.

Pakistan plunges into uncertainty as PM Nawaz Sharif ousted

Islamabad - Pakistan's Supreme Court on Friday disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from public office over long-running corruption allegations, a decision that ousts him from the premiership for the third time.

Pakistan's Supreme Court to rule on fate of PM Sharif

Islamabad - Pakistan's Supreme Court was set to announce a new judgement Friday that could topple Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif who is embroiled in a long-running corruption case that has gripped the country.

Panama opens embassy in China after cutting Taiwan ties

Panama - Panama announced Tuesday it has opened an embassy in China after cutting diplomatic ties with Taiwan in June.

Pakistan arrests top official for forgery in Sharif graft case

Islamabad - The chairman of Pakistan's financial regulator was arrested Friday, accused of forging documents in a corruption case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif that has gripped the country.

Pakistan PM questioned before anti-graft probe

Islamabad - Pakistan's prime minister Nawaz Sharif appeared before an anti-corruption investigation commission Thursday, in an ongoing case that has gripped Pakistan and threatened to topple him after the Panama Papers leak last year.

Ex-Panama leader goes before US judge for extradition hearing

Miami - Former Panamanian president Ricardo Martinelli, accused of corruption and spying on political opponents back home, appeared before a US judge Tuesday for a preliminary extradition hearing, officials said.

Could more Central American countries follow Panama in ditching Taiwan?

Montevideo - Panama's diplomatic abandonment of Taiwan to start ties with China could ripple through other countries in Central America and the Caribbean that still support Taipei, experts say, reflecting Beijing's growing economic might.

Former Panamanian president arrested in Miami: US media

Miami - Former Panamanian president Ricardo Martinelli -- accused by his country of corruption and spying on political opponents -- was arrested at his residence near Miami late on Monday, local media reported.

Former Panamanian president arrested in Miami: US media

Miami - Former Panamanian president Ricardo Martinelli -- accused by his country of corruption and spying on political opponents -- was arrested at his residence near Miami late on Monday, local media reported.

Former Panamanian president arrested in Miami: US media

Miami - Former Panamanian president Ricardo Martinelli -- accused by his country of corruption and spying on political opponents -- was arrested at his residence near Miami late on Monday, local media reported.

China lands diplomatic punch to Taiwan by winning over Panama

Panama - China delivered another diplomatic punch to Taiwan on Tuesday by establishing relations with Panama at the expense of Taipei, further isolating the island's Beijing-skeptic government.

China lands diplomatic punch to Taiwan by winning over Panama

Panama - China delivered another diplomatic punch to Taiwan on Tuesday by establishing relations with Panama at the expense of Taipei, further isolating the island's Beijing-skeptic government.

China lands diplomatic punch to Taiwan by winning over Panama

Panama - China delivered another diplomatic punch to Taiwan on Tuesday by establishing relations with Panama at the expense of Taipei, further isolating the island's Beijing-skeptic government.

Panama cuts ties with Taiwan, switches to China

Bejing - Panama and China announced on Tuesday they were establishing diplomatic relations, as the Central American nation became the latest to dump Taiwan for closer ties with the world's second-largest economy.

Panama cuts ties with Taiwan, switches to China

Bejing - Panama and China announced on Tuesday they were establishing diplomatic relations, as the Central American nation became the latest to dump Taiwan for closer ties with the world's second-largest economy.

Panama cuts ties with Taiwan, switches to China

Bejing - Panama and China announced on Tuesday they were establishing diplomatic relations, as the Central American nation became the latest to dump Taiwan for closer ties with the world's second-largest economy.

Pakistan PM to appear before anti-graft probe team

Islamabad - Pakistan's prime minister will appear before an anti-corruption investigation commission over allegations against his family, a government minister said Sunday.

Pakistan PM to appear before anti-graft probe team

Islamabad - Pakistan's prime minister will appear before an anti-corruption investigation commission over allegations against his family, a government minister said Sunday.

Pakistan PM to appear before anti-graft probe team

Islamabad - Pakistan's prime minister will appear before an anti-corruption investigation commission over allegations against his family, a government minister said Sunday.

Copa pilots in Panama threaten strike over pay

Panama - Dozens of pilots with Panama's main carrier Copa Airlines protested outside Panama City's international airport on Thursday in an intensifying campaign for higher pay.
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