Menelaos Hadjicostis, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 10:31am
A deal reunifying ethnically divided Cyprus would be a "game changer" for the European Union and a conflict-wracked region in need of good news to restore faith in diplomacy and political discourse, the EU's foreign policy chief said Friday.
The stability of a new minority government expected to take power in Spain next week will depend on the willingness of all parties to negotiate and act responsibly, acting deputy prime minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria said Friday.
Jim Gomez, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 9:33am
The Philippine defense chief said Friday that authorities are trying to verify a report that Chinese coast guard ships have left a disputed shoal, allowing Filipino fishermen to sail back to the rich fishing area that China seized in 2012.
Susannah George and Geir Moulson, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 8:00am
For three months, as Islamic State militants ranged across farms and villages south of Mosul, they took Sayid Naheer, his wife and eight children with them. The family was among tens of thousands of people that the U.N. says have been rounded up to be used as human shields.
Turkey's state-run news agency says a man charged with assaulting a woman on a bus because she was wearing shorts has been taken into custody for the third time following public outcry at two decisions to release him from jail.
Swedish prosecutors say a request from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to leave the Ecuadorean Embassy in London without being detained in order to attend a funeral has been dismissed on procedural grounds.