Fares Akram, Associated Press | Posted Jan 16th - 6:22am
Fuel from Qatar arrived to the Gaza Strip on Monday, helping to ease a crippling power shortage that has sparked rare demonstrations against the territory's Hamas rulers, who have responded with a crackdown on protesters.
Haruna Umar, Associated Press | Posted Jan 16th - 6:10am
Three suicide bombers, including a child, exploded at dawn Monday at Nigeria's northeastern University of Maiduguri, killing a university professor and another child, witnesses and police said. The bombers also died.
Sopheng Cheang, Associated Press | Posted Jan 16th - 5:42am
Cambodia has informed the United States that it is canceling an annual joint military exercise this year, even though planning for the event had already begun, officials from both countries said Monday.
Maggie Michael, Associated Press | Posted Jan 16th - 5:00am
An Egyptian court ruled on Monday against the government's decision to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia — a landmark verdict likely to deepen tensions with the kingdom and embarrass President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.
A German woman on trial with her boyfriend on charges that they abducted, raped and killed a Chinese student last year has admitted in court she lured the victim into an abandoned building where she was assaulted.
Iraqi special forces troops began battling Islamic State militants in two eastern Mosul neighborhoods Monday as they continued their push toward the Tigris River which divides the city, according to Iraqi media reports and field commanders.
Mike Corder, Associated Press | Posted Jan 16th - 3:11am
Dutch firebrand populist Geert Wilders on Monday accused Prime Minister Mark Rutte of behaving like a "dictator" by ruling out a coalition with Wilders' Party for Freedom after national elections on March 15.
Teresa Cerojano, Associated Press | Posted Jan 16th - 2:20am
The Philippines has filed a low-key diplomatic protest with China after a U.S. think tank reported that Beijing appears to have installed anti-aircraft and anti-missile weapons on its man-made islands in the strategically vital South China Sea, the country's top diplomat said Monday.