Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told China's ambassador Monday that he will not immediately press Beijing to comply with an international tribunal's ruling that invalidated Chinese territorial claims in the South China Sea, but would do so in the future.
Ashok Sharma, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 7:30am
India is failing to help and protect journalists who are facing violent threats or attacks for their work, an international watchdog agency said Monday, noting a pattern of resistance in investigating crimes targeting reporters.
Jim Gomez, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 7:20am
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte defended his bloody anti-drug campaign on Monday, saying the nearly 1,800 deaths in two months didn't compare with brutality in Syria or atrocities committed by Islamic State group extremists.
Lorne Cook, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 7:10am
Attackers rammed a car through the gates of Belgium's crime institute early Monday and set fire to a lab containing crime scene samples, apparently in an effort to destroy evidence, Brussels prosecutors said.
Aijaz Hussain, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 6:42am
Authorities on Monday lifted a curfew imposed in most parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir as part of a 52-day security lockdown, but reimposed it later in the day in most of Srinagar, the region's main city, after anti-India protests and clashes erupted in several neighborhoods.
At least 38 Libyan forces were killed as the Islamic State group dispatched a dozen suicide bombers to stop their final push to drive the extremists out of their last major bastion in the country, officials said Monday.
Suzan Fraser, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 6:02am
Turkey's foreign minister on Monday ordered predominantly Kurdish Syrian forces to withdraw east of the Euphrates River "immediately" or face more strikes by Turkish forces that crossed the border last week.
Spain's acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is meeting opposition Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez in hopes of persuading him not to block Rajoy's effort to form a minority government and end an eight-month political impasse.
With thousands left homeless after Italy's earthquake, authorities are debating how to provide warmer, sturdier housing for them besides the rows of emergency blue tents set up in the Apennine Mountains, where even summer nights can get chilly.