Elaine Ganley, Associated Press | Posted Oct 24th - 4:11pm
France began the mass evacuation Monday of the makeshift migrant camp known as "the jungle," a mammoth project to erase the humanitarian blight on its northern border, where thousands fleeing war or poverty have lived in squalor, most hoping to sneak into Britain.
Christopher Torchia, Associated Press | Posted Oct 24th - 3:21pm
South Africa's main opposition party on Monday tried to block a government plan to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, saying the move is illegal and that the country's top court should intervene.
Babacar Dione and Carley Petesch, Associated Press | Posted Oct 24th - 3:01pm
The chief of the International Criminal Court's oversight board called on South Africa and Burundi to abandon their decision to withdraw from the court, a move some fear could prompt a mass exodus of other African countries.
George Jahn, Associated Press | Posted Oct 24th - 1:31pm
The head of Austria's right-wing party on Monday called German Chancellor Angela Merkel "the most dangerous woman in Europe" for her initially liberal migrant policies and warned of possible civil war if the influx of people seeking a better life within the European Union is not stopped.
Jim Gomez, Associated Press | Posted Oct 24th - 1:31pm
A top American diplomat for Asia said Monday that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial remarks and a "real climate of uncertainty" about his government's intentions have sparked distress in the U.S. and other countries.
A U.N. report on the situation of children affected by armed conflict in Colombia says that despite important advances in peace agreements with rebels, activities carried out by demobilized groups continue to threaten the wellbeing of minors.
Qassim Abdul-Zahra and Joseph Krauss, Associated Press | Posted Oct 24th - 12:31pm
U.S.-backed Iraqi forces fought their way inside two villages Monday as they crept closer to Mosul a week into an offensive to retake the Islamic State-held city, but they also faced questions over a suspected airstrike on a mosque that killed 13 people.
U.S.-backed Iraqi forces fought their way into two villages near Mosul on Monday as the offensive to retake the extremist-held city entered its second week, but they faced questions over a suspected airstrike that hit a mosque, killing 13 people.