A Rome court has convicted eight former South American political and military leaders in the disappearance and deaths of 23 people of Italian origin during the crackdown on leftists and intellectuals by the region's military dictatorships.
Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 12:23pm
President Vladimir Putin took a parting shot at the Obama administration Tuesday, accusing it of trying to undermine Donald Trump's legitimacy with fake allegations and "binding the president-elect hand and foot to prevent him from fulfilling his election promises."
Karin Laub, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 12:22pm
About $2 billion in urgent aid is needed this year to alleviate the suffering of the most vulnerable victims of Yemen's civil war, or about 10 million of the country's 27 million people, the resident U.N. humanitarian chief said Tuesday.
Robbie Corey-Boulet and Alexis Adele, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 12:12pm
This month's unrest in Ivory Coast turned deadly for the first time Tuesday, as a witness said two soldiers were killed in clashes in the capital, Yamoussoukro. The deaths and gunfire by other security forces was a warning that the government had not yet calmed anger that began Jan. 6 with a mutiny.
Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian who tried to stab a soldier in the West Bank, the military said Tuesday, as it investigates soldiers' conduct during a violent Palestinian demonstration the day before.
A senior Romanian intelligence official announced his retirement Tuesday after a businessman and former lawmaker indicted on wide-ranging corruption charges claimed he had a close relationship with the officer, and a top anti-corruption prosecutor denounced the fugitive for what she called a harassment campaign.
A lawsuit against former U.K. Foreign Secretary Jack Straw brought by an ex-Libyan dissident who alleges he and his wife were abducted and sent to Tripoli with British complicity can proceed, Britain's Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
Turkish prosecutors charged the chairman of the country's pro-Kurdish party on Tuesday with leading a terror organization, engaging in terror propaganda and other crimes for which they are seeking a 142-year prison sentence, the state-run news agency reported.
Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 11:01am
Britain's future outside the European Union became much clearer Tuesday: It's so long to the single market, goodbye to the European Court of Justice and farewell to the freedom of movement for workers.
A Red Cross worker says volunteers for the relief agency are among those who've been killed in a mistaken bombing of a refugee camp in Nigeria. It was carried out by a Nigerian Air Force fighter jet that was on a mission against Boko Haram (BOH'-koh hah-RAHM') extremists.