Montenegrin lawmakers are set to ratify the Balkan country's membership in NATO on Friday and make a historic turn toward the West amid protests from traditional ally Russia and the pro-Russia opposition.
South Korea is contradicting President Donald Trump on missile defense and trade, while Beijing is silent on U.S. claims it's raising the heat on North Korea. Trump has said in an interview that South Korea will renegotiate a trade deal and pay for a new missile defense system, which officials in Seoul deny. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Beijing is threatening unilateral sanctions on North Korea if it conducts further nuclear tests, but China's foreign ministry would not comment.
Konstantin Testorides, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 28th - 5:36am
Macedonia's opposition chief rejected the president's call for emergency party leaders' talks Friday, hours after demonstrators — mostly supporters of the country's dominant conservative party — invaded parliament and assaulted opposition lawmakers.
A human rights group on Friday expressed concern over rising brutal attacks in India by self-appointed "cow protectors" against Muslims and lower castes over rumors that they sold, bought or killed cows for beef.
Christopher Bodeen and Youkyung Lee, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 28th - 5:02am
U.S. assertions about the Koreas drew silence Friday in Beijing, which refused to confirm it was turning up pressure on North Korea, and consternation in Seoul, which dismissed President Donald Trump's claim that he would get South Korea to renegotiate a trade deal and make it pay for a missile defense system.
Souleymane Guengueng was barely able to walk or see when the prison doors swung open and he and hundreds of others were released in Chad in 1990 after dictator Hissene Habre fled. He then began collecting accounts of torture. A quarter-century later, those accounts helped convict and uphold a life sentence for Habre in a landmark trial that sets a precedent for victims elsewhere to pursue justice.