Top security officials in Germany called Tuesday for tougher security screening of asylum-seekers and also announced that more police officers will be hired following four attacks in the country — two of them claimed by the extremist Islamic State group.
Indonesia has beefed up security at Nusa Kambangan prison island and closed it to visitors in a sign that authorities will execute people convicted of drug crimes for the third time since President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo was elected in 2014.
Anheuser-Busch InBev has increased its cash offer for SABMiller to 45 pounds ($58.98) per share after pressure from investors who had seen the value of the bid drop as the pound declined following Britain's vote to leave the European Union.
North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weapons — when the world is trying to rid itself of them — is "very provocative deeply concerning," U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday and warned that there will be consequences if it does not stop.
Turkey's deputy prime minister says President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is to travel to Russia next month to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin — the first meeting between the two leaders as relations between the two countries mend following Turkey's apology for the downing of a Russian fighter jet last year.
A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden car outside the United Nations Mine Action Service offices in Mogadishu, killing 10 people, including seven U.N. guards, a Somali police official said Tuesday.
Authorities on Tuesday lifted a curfew in most parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir's main city after a 17-day security lockdown, but shops and businesses remained shut due to a strike called to protest Indian rule in the Himalayan region.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says recent agreements between Russia and the United States should encourage moderate Syrian opposition to leave areas occupied by the al-Qaida's branch in Syria, thus helping to implement a truce.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States has no position in China's disputes with Southeast Asian nations in South China Sea, but only wants all parties to follow the rule of law and settle their differences peacefully.
Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press | Posted Jul 26th - 12:00am
Australia's prime minister ordered a sweeping investigation Tuesday into alleged abuse at a juvenile detention center after video emerged of Aboriginal teens being tear-gassed, stripped naked and shackled to a chair.
At least 19 people have been killed and about 20 wounded in a knife attack early Tuesday at a facility for the disabled. The attack happened just west of Tokyo in a rare case of mass violence in Japan.
Aya Batrawy, Associated Press | Posted Jul 25th - 7:11pm
The world's first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun's energy made history Tuesday as it landed in Abu Dhabi, where it first took off on an epic 25,000-mile (40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago.