New President Rodrigo Duterte's two main political allies have been elected to head the two chambers of the Philippine Congress in overwhelming victories he would need to push proposed legislation, including restoring the death penalty and shifting the country to a federal state.
The U.S. Embassy in Myanmar has issued a public apology after a tear gas grenade accidently exploded Sunday night during a security exercise, sending fumes out onto the street and sparking rumors of a bomb.
Prime Minister Manuel Valls says France needs to rethink its security culture, amid an escalating scandal over the government's handling of police deployment in Nice on the night of the deadly Bastille Day attack.
Hamza Hendawi, Associated Press | Posted Jul 25th - 12:20am
For nearly a decade, anyone driving through one of Baghdad's many checkpoints was subjected to a search by a soldier pointing a security wand at their vehicle and watching the device intently to see if its antenna moved. If it pointed at the car, it had supposedly detected a possible bomb.
U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice held talks in Beijing on Monday with Chinese officials in the highest-level visit by a White House official since an international tribunal issued a ruling that invalidated China's expansive claims in the South China Sea.
Hakan Kaplan and David Rising, Associated Press | Posted Jul 24th - 9:40pm
A man who blew himself up and injured 12 people after being turned away from an open-air music festival was a 27-year-old Syrian who had been denied asylum, Bavaria's top security official said early Monday.
George Jahn and David Rising, Associated Press | Posted Jul 24th - 7:00pm
The teenager behind the deadly shooting rampage in Munich was a withdrawn loner obsessed with playing "killer" video games in his bedroom, a victim of bullying who suffered from panic attacks set off by contacts with other people, investigators said Sunday, adding that he had planned the attack for a year.
Ivana Bzganovic, Associated Press | Posted Jul 24th - 3:31pm
A group of migrants and asylum-seekers who set off two days ago on a protest march toward Hungary reached the European Union-member state's border on Sunday, saying they want to ask European leaders why it is closed for the thousands fleeing war and poverty.