Jon Gambrell, Associated Press | Posted Jun 28th - 2:41pm
An activist detained in Bahrain in an intensifying crackdown on dissent was taken to a military hospital Tuesday after suffering an irregular heartbeat following 15 days of being held in isolation, his supporters said.
Samia Errazzouki, Associated Press | Posted Jun 28th - 12:10pm
Michelle Obama told Moroccan teenage girls that her parents knew the value of education, her brother set an example "and I thought if he can do it, then I can do it, because I know I am smarter than him!"
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | Posted Jun 28th - 11:51am
Sweden and Kazakhstan won contested elections for seats on the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday, but the Netherlands and Italy were still fighting for a second open seat for the Western group of nations.
Bassem Mroue, Associated Press | Posted Jun 28th - 10:40am
Syrian rebels aided by U.S.-led airstrikes launched an offensive against an Islamic State stronghold near the Iraqi border on Tuesday, hoping to sever one of the extremists' main transit links between the two countries, a rebel spokesman said.
Firefighters and army conscripts are for a fourth day battling a fire north of Athens that has burned an estimated 1,200 acres (nearly 500 hectares) of pine forest in a mountainous area, with erratic winds hampering containment efforts.
Fares Akram, Associated Press | Posted Jun 28th - 9:10am
The U.N. chief on Tuesday criticized Israel's blockade of Gaza, a day after Israel and Turkey reached a broad reconciliation pact that looked to ease, but not eliminate, the isolation of the coastal strip.