Nathalie Loiseau, who leads French president Emmanuel Macron's party in the May European Union parliament elections, is facing criticism after a report that she featured on a list alongside far-right candidates at a student's election 35 years ago.
Jon Gambrell and Bharatha Mallawarachi, Associated Press | PostedApr 23rd - 1:03am
The purported leader of an Islamic extremist group blamed for an Easter attack in Sri Lanka that killed over 300 people began posting videos online three years ago calling for non-Muslims to be "eliminated," faith leaders said Tuesday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping urged closer ties between the world's navies on Tuesday, amid tensions over China's rapid expansion of its naval forces and forceful assertions of territorial claims in the South China Sea.
Authorities in Sri Lanka are further increasing security measures after the Easter suicide bombings that killed at least 310 people. Police issued orders Tuesday that anyone parking a car on the street and leaving unattended must put a note with their phone number on the windscreen. The country is under a state of emergency and the military is operating under enhanced war-time powers following the attacks.
Sonia PÉrez D., Associated Press | PostedApr 22nd - 10:03pm
Central American migrants hoping to reach the U.S. now carry the added anxiety of the pursued after Mexican police and immigration agents detained hundreds in a surprise raid on a caravan in Mexico's south.
Myanmar's Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the final appeal of two Reuters journalists and upheld seven-year prison sentences for their reporting on the military's brutal crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.
Jon Gambrell, Associated Press | PostedApr 22nd - 9:23pm
The deadly Easter attacks in Sri Lanka are a bloody echo of decades past in the South Asian island nation, when militants inspired by attacks in the Lebanese civil war helped develop the suicide bomb vest.