Sopheng Cheang, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 23rd - 4:43am
As his trial for genocide ended, the former head of state of Cambodia's 1970s Khmer Rouge regime on Friday rejected the charges against him, saying the allegation was concocted by the country's traditional enemy, neighboring Vietnam.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has unwrapped his plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law. His next challenge is persuading enough Republicans to back the measure and avert a defeat that would be shattering for President Donald Trump and the GOP. McConnell drafted the measure after weeks of closed-door meetings that saw party leaders seek compromise between conservative senators and centrists.
Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 23rd - 4:34am
South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday observed the test-firing of a new midrange missile being developed to counter North Korean threats, saying Seoul must be able to militarily "dominate" the North for future engagement to work.
The U.N.'s main human rights body has voted to send international experts to look into abuses and killings in central Congo, where thousands of deaths and mutilations have been reported in recent months.
Llazar Semini, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 23rd - 3:41am
Albania holds parliamentary elections Sunday after the country's two largest political parties set aside decades of bitter rivalry and reached a landmark agreement aimed at furthering efforts to eventually join the European Union.
Nasser Karimi, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 23rd - 3:31am
Iran staged anti-Israel rallies across the country on Friday, with protesters condemning Israel's occupation of Palestinian territories and chanting "Death to Israel" as the powerful Revolutionary Guard displayed its ballistic missiles, including the type used this week in Syria.
Ghana's government is seeking to reassure the public that two former Guantanamo prisoners living in the West African nation remain under security agencies' supervision, a day after a court ruled their arrival was unconstitutional without parliament's approval.