Hamza Hendawi, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 1st - 10:14am
Egypt's flagship state newspaper on Wednesday accused the parliament speaker of making "inappropriate" comments and borderline abuse of authority in a rare public spat between two of the country's leading institutions.
Angela Charlton and Samuel Petrequin, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 1st - 10:06am
Conservative candidate Francois Fillon refused to quit France's roller-coaster presidential race Wednesday despite receiving a summons to face charges of getting his wife and children taxpayer-funded jobs in which they allegedly did no work.
Dominique Soguel, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 1st - 9:57am
A U.N. panel said Wednesday the evacuation of eastern Aleppo, after months of siege and aerial bombing by Russian and Syrian forces, was one of many war crimes committed by those fighting for control of Syria's largest city.
Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 1st - 9:26am
Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine said Wednesday they are taking over scores of factories and mines in the region, many of them belonging to a tycoon whose foundation has been the largest provider of humanitarian aid to a war-battered population.
Rahim Faiez, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 1st - 9:11am
A pair of near-simultaneous Taliban suicide bombings struck the Afghan capital on Wednesday, targeting a sprawling police compound and offices of the country's intelligence agency and killing 16 people in all, officials said.
Organizers say some 50 countries have signed up to attend a family planning conference convened to see how nations can make up for a funding gap left by President Donald Trump's ban on U.S. funding to organizations linked to legal abortion.
Predrag Milic, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 1st - 8:05am
Stability in the volatile Western Balkans remains fragile despite democratic reforms designed to get the countries ready to join the European Union, the 28-nation bloc's foreign policy chief said Wednesday.