The new Philippine leader on Wednesday gathered four past presidents, most of whom have been politically at odds with one another, to discuss a unifying worry: their country's territorial disputes with China.
The European Union's executive has again chided the Polish government over its treatment of the country's top constitutional court, and is giving Warsaw three months to fix a series of perceived flaws or face sanctions.
Sinan Salaheddin, Associated Press | Posted Jul 27th - 5:20am
A suicide bomber targeted a police checkpoint in a Shiite neighborhood in Baghdad on Wednesday, killing at least six people. South of the Iraqi capital, a provincial council approved a decision allowing authorities to demolish homes of convicted militants and banish their families from the province.
Albert Aji, Associated Press | Posted Jul 27th - 4:40am
A twin bombing struck a crowd in a predominantly Kurdish town in northern Syria on Wednesday, killing 44 people and wounding dozens more, Syria's state-run news agency and Kurdish media reported. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack.
A lawyer says the eight Turkish military personnel who fled to Greece in a military helicopter after the failed July 15 coup in Turkey have earned a postponement in the discussion of their applications for political asylum.