Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 4:34pm
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres accused South Sudan's government on Thursday of refusing to express "any meaningful concern" about the plight of 100,000 people suffering from famine, 7.5 million in need of humanitarian aid and thousands more fleeing fighting.
The president of the German parliament is suggesting changing the rules on who can become 'father of the house' amid fears that a nationalist politician could be entitled to the job after the next election.
Jill Lawless and Paisley Dodds, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 4:15pm
Authorities on Thursday identified a 52-year-old Briton as the man who mowed down pedestrians and stabbed a policeman to death outside Parliament in London, saying he had a long criminal record and once was investigated for extremism — but was not currently on a terrorism watch list.
The Security Council is strongly condemning North Korea's latest ballistic missile launch and engine test as "grave" violations of U.N. sanctions that contribute to development of its nuclear weapons delivery systems.
Paisley Dodds, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 3:15pm
The 52-year-old Briton identified as the Westminster Bridge attacker had a raft of convictions — including assault, weapons possession and public order offenses — spanning two decades, London police said.
Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 2:28pm
A former Russian lawmaker who became a vociferous critic of Moscow following his recent move to Ukraine was shot and killed Thursday in Kiev, prompting harsh words between the two neighboring countries.
Bassem Mroue, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 1:07pm
Syrian government forces are besieging the last Islamic State stronghold in the northern province of Aleppo, weeks after launching an offensive to retake the entire province, state media and an opposition monitoring group reported Thursday.
Jon Gambrell, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 12:50pm
The crowded skies over Islamic State-held territory have complicated U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the extremists, though military planners are working to keep fliers safe, an American pilot involved in the bombing campaign has told The Associated Press.