Alberto Arce, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 4:12pm
A legislative commission on Saturday urged Guatemala's congress to lift President Otto Perez Molina's immunity from prosecution in a corruption case that has already seen his former vice president jailed and much of his cabinet resign.
Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 2:20pm
Islamic State militants moved on Saturday to stamp out dissent in a remote western Iraqi town, detaining at least 70 and tying dozens of residents, including tribal leaders, to streetlight poles as a punishment, security officials said.
Sarah El Deeb and Zeina Karam, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 2:10pm
Thousands rallied in downtown Beirut Saturday in the largest anti-government protest yet over a summer garbage crisis, chanting "revolution, revolution" and setting a three-day ultimatum for authorities to respond to demands, including the resignation of a Cabinet minister.
Ali Akbar Dareini, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 11:31am
President Hassan Rouhani said Saturday he opposes a parliamentary vote on the landmark nuclear deal reached with world powers because terms of the agreement would turn into legal obligations if passed by lawmakers.
Dany Padire, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 10:51am
Chad executed by firing squad 10 members of Boko Haram on Saturday, the security minister said, marking the first use of the death penalty since the country bolstered its anti-terror measures last month.
Essam Mohamed, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 10:01am
Rescue workers have recovered 12 more bodies off the Libyan coast, raising the death toll from the latest disaster for migrants trying to reach Europe by crossing the Mediterranean to 117, Libyan authorities said on Saturday.