Krishan Francis, Associated Press | Posted
May 30th - 6:22am
Tens of thousands of people marooned by severe flooding and mudslides in Sri Lanka remained in relief camps Tuesday, as aid teams bolstered by Indian navy divers and doctors pushed forward with rescue efforts.
Spain's National Court has called Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to appear as a witness in the trial of some 40 people involved in an alleged kickbacks-for-contracts scheme that helped finance his ruling Popular Party.
Frank Jordans, Associated Press | Posted
May 30th - 6:04am
The leaders of Germany and India heaped mutual praise upon each other Tuesday — each referring to the other as a "reliable partner" in a notable contrast to Chancellor Angela Merkel's recent public doubts about Germany's ties with the United States.
Krista Larson, Associated Press | Posted
May 30th - 5:53am
A sweeping new United Nations report identifies hundreds of human rights violations in Central African Republic since 2003 that may amount to war crimes, including massacres, gang rapes and entire villages burned to the ground.
The death of former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega has brought a muted response from opposition figures. Aurelio Barria, who led the Civil Crusade (Cruzada Civilista) opposition movement, says Noriega's death "ends a period that we should try not to forget so it is not repeated in Panama." Noriega died Monday at age 83.
Murtada Faraj, Associated Press | Posted
May 30th - 5:14am
A massive bombing by the Islamic State group outside a popular ice cream shop in central Baghdad and a rush hour car bomb in another downtown area killed at least 31 people on Tuesday, Iraqi officials said.