Danica Kirka and Jill Lawless, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 2:34pm
British lawmakers were the first to tell the nation, and the world, about a deadly terror attack Wednesday, with members of Parliament tweeting about events unfolding on their doorstep while huddling inside the Palace of Westminster after armed police locked down the area.
Nearly a third of all children in war-torn Afghanistan are unable to attend school, leaving them at increased risk of child labor, recruitment by armed groups, early marriage and other forms of exploitation, an aid group said Thursday.
Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 1:56pm
A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage at the heart of Britain's seat of power Wednesday, mowing down pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge before stabbing an armed police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament. Four people were killed, including the attacker, and about 20 others were injured.
Cyprus' president says he and United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres share the view that progress in efforts to reunify the ethnically divided island is unlikely before next month's referendum in Turkey on expanding presidential powers.
Jon Gambrell, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 1:18pm
American sailors watched as the first Revolutionary Guard vessels appeared on the horizon of the Strait of Hormuz, beginning a daylong face-off that has become familiar to both Iranian paramilitary and U.S. naval forces that pass through the narrow mouth of the Persian Gulf.
Paolo Santalucia and Nicole Winfield, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 12:50pm
Like elsewhere in Europe and in the U.S., Italy has seen a rising tide of anti-establishment sentiment — and an eclectic grassroots movement is aiming for early elections and 40 percent of the vote now that polls have placed it well ahead of the ruling but fractured Democratic Party.