Thousands joined in marches across Peru on Tuesday to oppose the presidential candidacy of Keiko Fujimori just days before her runoff contest against another pro-business conservative, Pedro Kuczynski.
Michael Astor, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 6:00pm
Over 1,500 students filled the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday for a conference sponsored by the Israeli mission on how best to combat a movement on many U.S. campuses calling for a boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign against Israel over its treatment of the Palestinians.
Ben Fox, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 4:10pm
A prosecutor asked a judge Tuesday to allow public testimony at Guantanamo Bay this fall from some people who had family members killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attack, saying otherwise they may not live long enough to be heard.
Jamey Keaten, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 3:50pm
The treacherous Mediterranean Sea crossing from Libya to Italy claimed the lives of at least 1,083 migrants over the past week — mostly because barely seaworthy smuggling boats foundered and sank despite calm seas and sunny skies, a migration agency said Tuesday, citing new accounts from survivors.
Isidore Kouadio and Carley Petesch, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 3:00pm
Ivory Coast's highest criminal court opened its trial Tuesday against former first lady Simone Gbagbo for crimes against humanity for her alleged role in 2010-2011 postelection abuses that led to the deaths of thousands.
Dusan Stojanovic, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 1:22pm
The family of three American citizens killed during fighting in Serbia in 1999 said Tuesday the Balkan country's prime minister has failed on his promises to bring the suspects to justice despite repeated pledges to do so.
Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 1:20pm
As Iraqi forces pressed an offensive Tuesday to dislodge Islamic State militants from Fallujah, conditions are worsening for tens of thousands of civilians trapped in the city, and a leading aid group raised alarm over an unfolding "human catastrophe."
Rahim Faiez, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 11:40am
Amnesty International said Tuesday that more than 1.2 million Afghans have been forced to flee their homes due to violence in the past three years and urged the Kabul government and the international community to tackle the country's growing crisis of refugees internally displaced by war.