Rival sides in Cyprus' decades-old dispute have exchanged some "creative ideas" on bridging differences over future security arrangements that could help reunify the east Mediterranean island, United Nations officials said Wednesday.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Syria's government has taken seriously the U.S. warning against launching another chemical weapons attack. Mattis noted there has been no such attack since the White House's surprise statement Monday night. In that statement the U.S. threatened President Bashar Assad's government with "a heavy price" if it used chemical weapons. The U.S. says it saw active preparations to use them. Mattis wouldn't say what triggered U.S. concerns of an imminent attack.
A court established to prosecute crimes committed during and immediately after Kosovo's war for independence has approved its rules of procedure and evidence, a crucial step toward prosecutors issuing indictments.
Italy's ruling center-left Democratic Party is picking up the pieces after a weekend drubbing in local elections while former Premier Silvio Berlusconi is basking in his latest political rebound and alliance with the anti-immigrant right.
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Jun 28th - 7:55am
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte assured troops on Wednesday that he would protect them from any legal action if they accidently kill civilians while battling militants who have besieged a southern city.
Poland's prosecutors said Wednesday they have charged the former leader of a massive anti-government movement with misappropriation of the movement's funds and false statements in its financial documents.
Battered by bombings that have killed scores of people, Pakistan's Shiite Muslims on Wednesday took their protests to the Pakistani capital. Meanwhile in the majority Shiite Kurram tribal region, thousands of residents have been staging daily sit-ins.