An insistence by breakaway Turkish Cypriots to cede Turkey the right to militarily intervene under a hoped-for deal reunifying the ethnically divided island of Cyprus is "excessive and unjustified," the island's president said Friday.
A year of Russian airstrikes on areas outside government control in Syria have killed more than 9,000 people, displaced tens of thousands and caused widespread destruction, an opposition monitoring group said Friday.
Shimon Peres was laid to rest Friday by dozens of world leaders who praised Israel's former president and prime minister for pursuing peace with an indefatigable spirit and optimism, even though his vision of a "new Middle East" was never fulfilled.
Abdul Sattar, Associated Press | Posted Sep 30th - 9:21am
Unknown gunmen killed six civilians in Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province while attackers killed a police officer in the southern city of Karachi in order to free two alleged killers he was escorting, officials said Friday.