Jamey Keaten and Dominique Soguel, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 9:55am
Playing down expectations, the U.N. envoy for Syria said Wednesday that he's not expecting a breakthrough in the first U.N.-mediated peace talks between government representatives and the opposition in 10 months, rather hoping to build momentum toward peace after nearly six years of war.
Christopher Torchia, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 9:45am
A South African court ruled Wednesday that the government's decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court without parliament's approval was unconstitutional. The country had been set to become the first to leave the tribunal that prosecutes the world's worst atrocities.
Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 9:25am
Along with a steady flow of new missiles, planes and tanks, Russia's defense minister said Wednesday his nation also has built up its muscle by forming a new branch of the military — information warfare troops.
Abdoulie John, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 9:15am
Gambia's former director general of the National Intelligence Agency has been arrested, police said Wednesday, as the tiny West African country works to address more than two decades of alleged abuses under its former ruler.
Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 8:57am
On New Year's Eve, some 1,200 inmates enjoyed funk music and danced with family members inside the walls of Complexo Penitenciario Anisio Jobim, the largest prison complex in Brazil's northern state of Amazonas
Mike Corder, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 8:45am
A Dutch security official responsible for protecting anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders has been detained on suspicion of leaking classified information, a police spokesman said Wednesday, sparking fears for the safety of the far-right populist lawmaker who for years has lived amid tight security.