Muneeza Naqvi, Associated Press | Posted May 25th - 5:51am
India on Wednesday promised swift punishment after a student from Congo was fatally attacked last week in New Delhi, following a demand by several African missions that the government take steps to ensure the safety of Africans living in India.
Brian Rohan, Associated Press | Posted May 25th - 5:50am
Egypt deported a French journalist without explanation on Wednesday, the reporter and his newspaper said, the latest move in an ongoing crackdown by President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's government on freedom of expression and the media in this Mideast country.
A 22-year-old student confessed during questioning to having planted a home-made explosive device on a city bus in southwestern Poland and prosecutors are seeking his formal arrest, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
Josef Federman, Associated Press | Posted May 25th - 5:31am
Israel's incoming defense minister once called for bombing Egypt, suggested just weeks ago that Israel kill Hamas' leader in the Gaza Strip and opposed the prosecution of a soldier accused of killing a wounded Palestinian. These are just a few of the positions that could put former bar bouncer Avigdor Lieberman at odds with a military he is now to command.
Nancy Benac, Associated Press | Posted May 25th - 5:10am
Wrapping up a historic visit to Vietnam, U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday praised the country's next generation of leaders for being more conscious of the environment than previous ones and urged them to "do something about" climate change.
Jim Gomez, Associated Press | Posted May 25th - 4:50am
The Philippine Congress on Wednesday started the official count of votes cast in the May 9 presidential election, though confirmation of Rodrigo Duterte's apparent victory may be slowed by disputes in the more closely fought vice presidential race.
David Rising, Associated Press | Posted May 25th - 4:10am
Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet on Wednesday approved a raft of new measures combining "opportunities and obligations" designed to help Germany deal with the influx of some 1.1 million asylum-seekers registered as entering the country last year and help those who stay become "good neighbors and citizens."