A governing party lawmaker has been barred from traveling abroad while he is investigated in a case involving the killings of hundreds of people during Guatemala's 1960-1996 civil war, a decision that drew praise Tuesday from relatives of victims.
Jill Lawless, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 2:21pm
U.K. Supreme Court judges were presented with starkly contrasting views of Britain's largely unwritten constitution Tuesday, as they considered whether government or Parliament has the power to lead the country out of the European Union.
Susannah George and Sinan Salaheddin, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 1:14pm
After weeks of unchanging front lines, the Iraqi army rolled Tuesday into a southeastern Mosul neighborhood held by Islamic State militants, taking a hospital before meeting stiff resistance, the military said.
Riots raged for hours in central Athens Tuesday as dozens of anarchists threw petrol bombs, fireworks and stones at police after a peaceful march to commemorate the police killing of an unarmed teenager eight years ago.
Philip Issa and Howard Amos, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 1:02pm
Syrian government forces and allied militias captured Aleppo's centrally located al-Shaar neighborhood from rebels on Tuesday, securing nearly three quarters of the besieged enclave less than two weeks after launching a ground offensive, according to the Syrian military.
Rami Musa, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 12:10pm
The last buildings occupied by Islamic State militants in Sirte have fallen into hands of Libyan fighters on Tuesday, officials said, as anti-IS fighters celebrated in the streets of the final IS stronghold in Libya.
A dozen Lebanese women, dressed as brides in white wedding dresses stained with fake blood and bandages, gathered Tuesday outside government buildings in Lebanon's capital to protest a law that allows a rapist to get away with his crime if he marries the survivor.
Lorne Cook, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 10:31am
NATO and the European Union made a public show of unity Tuesday in the face of criticism from Donald Trump, hailing their deepening cooperation as the U.S. president-elect insists European allies start pulling their own military weight.
A Greek court agreed Tuesday to extradite three Turkish servicemen who were part of an eight-person helicopter crew that fled to Greece after a failed military coup, a decision that came a day after it refused to send three others back to Turkey.