Llazar Semini, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 23rd - 3:41am
Albania holds parliamentary elections Sunday after the country's two largest political parties set aside decades of bitter rivalry and reached a landmark agreement aimed at furthering efforts to eventually join the European Union.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has unwrapped his plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law. His next challenge is persuading enough Republicans to back the measure and avert a defeat that would be shattering for President Donald Trump and the GOP. McConnell drafted the measure after weeks of closed-door meetings that saw party leaders seek compromise between conservative senators and centrists.
Nasser Karimi, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 23rd - 3:31am
Iran staged anti-Israel rallies across the country on Friday, with protesters condemning Israel's occupation of Palestinian territories and chanting "Death to Israel" as the powerful Revolutionary Guard displayed its ballistic missiles, including the type used this week in Syria.
Ghana's government is seeking to reassure the public that two former Guantanamo prisoners living in the West African nation remain under security agencies' supervision, a day after a court ruled their arrival was unconstitutional without parliament's approval.
One of Britain's most senior police officers has warned that funding cuts have stretched resources and would prompt "real challenges" should the country experience a repeat of the 2011 riots that rocked London.
Amir Shah, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 23rd - 2:56am
The leader of the Afghan Taliban said on Friday that a planned U.S. troop surge will not end the protracted war in the country and vowed to fight on until a full withdrawal of NATO troops from Afghanistan.
Austria's Interior Ministry says that 427 migrants have taken advantage of a 1,000-euro ($1,160) premium if they go back to their homeland since the initiative was put into place, but the overall number of voluntary returnees has fallen.