Barry Hatton, Associated Press | Posted Feb 21st - 11:44am
A former CIA agent will be handed over to Italy in the coming days to serve a four-year prison sentence after being convicted of involvement in a U.S. program that kidnapped suspects for interrogation, a lawyer said Tuesday.
Bassem Mroue, Associated Press | Posted Feb 21st - 11:32am
A top adviser to the U.N. envoy for Syria said Tuesday that their "main guidance" for the first Syrian peace talks in 10 months will be a Security Council resolution that calls for a political transition.
Northern Ireland police say they have seized five pipe bombs and ammunition belonging to an Irish Republican Army splinter group that was supposed to have disarmed in support of the region's peace process.
An Australian pilot and four American tourists on a golfing vacation were killed when a light plane crashed into a suburban shopping mall and burst into flames Tuesday, shortly after takeoff in the Australian city of Melbourne, officials said.
Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press | Posted Feb 21st - 9:54am
Ukraine's president called Tuesday for new sanctions against Russia over its decision to recognize passports issued by separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine, while the Kremlin accused Ukraine of denying vital documents to people in the rebel regions.
Susannah George and Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press | Posted Feb 21st - 9:35am
Iraqi troops worked to secure a strategic hilltop overlooking Mosul's international airport and a nearby military base on Tuesday, fearing the Islamic State group, which still holds both facilities, may launch another wave of nighttime counterattacks.
Nicole Winfield, Associated Press | Posted Feb 21st - 8:50am
Former Italian Premier Matteo Renzi brushed off a fracture within his ruling Democratic Party on Tuesday as he positioned himself to retake its leadership three months after suffering a humiliating defeat.
Aritz Parra, Associated Press | Posted Feb 21st - 8:15am
Police in Barcelona fired gunshots Tuesday to stop a man who stole a butane gas truck and drove it at high speed against traffic on a city highway, ramming several cars along the way, a police spokeswoman said. Authorities ruled out terrorism as a motive.