Russian President Vladimir Putin struck a conciliatory tone Saturday on a visit to Slovenia, shaking hands and honoring dead soldiers as he tested Western resolve in maintaining crippling sanctions against the Kremlin for its role in Ukraine.
A man in Belgium has been charged with attempting to commit "terrorist murders" and participating in a terror group and his brother has been released without charge, the Federal Prosecutor's Office announced Saturday.
Dozens of families and some opposition fighters started leaving besieged rebel-held neighborhoods in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Saturday after the government opened safe corridors for civilians and fighters who want to leave, state media reported.
Bavaria's governor distanced himself anew Saturday from Chancellor Angela Merkel's mantra that "we will manage" the refugee crisis following several attacks in Germany, including two committed by asylum-seekers and claimed by Islamic State extremists.
Guyana's finance minister says the country will bar graduates of its public university from traveling outside the country until they settle their student debt, in a bid to collect on some $25 million in defaulted loans.
Jim Gomez, Associated Press | Posted Jul 30th - 9:40am
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte called off a 5-day-old cease-fire after communist guerrillas killed a government militiaman and failed to declare their own truce by a Saturday deadline, in an early setback to his efforts to end one of Asia's longest-raging rebellions.
More than 1,000 people in Burundi participated in a government-backed demonstration in the capital, Bujumbura, Saturday to protest France's proposal passed by U.N. Security Council to deploy U.N. police to the country.
Pakistani police say they have questioned a cleric and a cousin of the model and social media star Qandeel Baloch who was killed for "family honor" after she posted pictures on Facebook deemed "shameful" by her brother.
U.S. Army Secretary Eric Fanning said Saturday that annual military drills between the United States and South Korea would go ahead next month, despite North Korea's warning of a "vicious" showdown if the war games proceed.
Mirwais Khan, Associated Press | Posted Jul 30th - 7:21am
An important district in Afghanistan's southern poppy-growing province of Helmand has fallen under Taliban control after heavy fighting that killed around 17 police and wounded up to 10 others, an official said on Saturday.