Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | PostedAug 23rd - 1:30pm
A member of the U.N. Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar warned Friday that there will be no long-term peace in the country and no return of Rohingya refugees unless there is accountability for the "brutality" of Myanmar's military forces.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has endeavored to lead his country since he was a boy, will get his first moment on the world stage in his new role at the Group of Seven summit in France this weekend. And he will be at pains to ensure it won't be his last.
Rwanda says its citizens are not allowed yet to travel to Uganda despite a deal reached between leaders of the two countries on Wednesday in Angolan capital. The leaders agreed to resume "as soon as possible" the cross-border activities including the movement of persons and goods.
Kosovo's justice minister says an international arrest warrant has been issued for a leading ethnic Serb minority leader suspected of involvement in the killing of a moderate Serb politician a year ago.
Mike Corder, Associated Press | PostedAug 23rd - 7:54am
British royal documents including Queen Victoria's heart-wrenching, handwritten account of her husband Prince Albert's death have been put online, offering a firsthand account of her overwhelming grief.
France opened an investigation on Friday into the alleged rape of minors and a raft of other charges linked to the Jeffrey Epstein case, broadening the search to uncover potential victims and accomplices of the financier two weeks after he killed himself.
Joe McDonald, Paul Wiseman and Jill Colvin, Associated Press | PostedAug 23rd - 7:12am
President Donald Trump declared Friday that he had "hereby ordered" American companies with operations in China "to immediately start looking for" an alternative after Beijing announced a series of retaliatory tariffs.
A wave of abductions, torture and arrests in Zimbabwe are targeting opposition activists and other government critics, the latest being a popular comedian dragged from her home by armed and masked men.
Pledges by six European countries to accept over 350 migrants from a rescue ship in the central Mediterranean on Friday capped weeks of standoffs between charities and governments that have dramatically exposed Europe's inability to deal with sea migration from Africa.