Poland's prime minister is demanding an explanation from his justice minister after allegations surfaced the minister's deputy encouraged an online hate campaign against judges critical of the government.
The president of Pakistani-administered Kashmir has welcomed efforts by U.S. President Donald Trump to lower tensions between Pakistan and India over the disputed Himalayan region and warned of a humanitarian crisis and food shortages in the Indian-held portion.
Malaysian police say an Indian Muslim preacher, wanted in India for alleged money laundering and hate speech, has been banned from any public activities after racial slurs in his recent speeches sparked outrage in Malaysia.
Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press | PostedAug 20th - 3:43am
Yemeni officials and local residents say clashes between forces loyal to the country's internationally recognized government and separatists, backed by the United Arab Emirates, killed at least three people in southern Abyan province.
The Russian foreign ministry has responded to reports that several of its radiation monitoring stations went silent shortly after a deadly explosion at a missile range by saying it is not obliged to share data with other nations.
Colleen Barry and Aritz Parra, Associated Press | PostedAug 20th - 2:45am
More migrants jumped off the Spanish humanitarian rescue ship Open Arms Tuesday in a desperate bid to reach shore, tantalizingly near after 19 days blocked on board in deteriorating conditions by Italy's refusal to open its ports.
Japanese public broadcaster NHK has obtained documents showing that former Emperor Hirohito repeatedly felt sorry about World War II and tried, unsuccessfully, to express his feelings by using the word "remorse" in a 1952 speech.
The main insurgent group in the Syrian province of Idlib pulled out of a key rebel town as government forces advanced in the area on Tuesday amid intense bombardment and airstrikes, a militant group and opposition activists said.
Despite a report showing a large majority of economists expecting an economic downturn by 2021 at the latest, the White House is sticking by its view that the fundamentals of the American economy remain strong. President Donald Trump's 2020 reelection bid may hinge on the economy. The Republican president is pointing to low unemployment and uninterrupted growth as he shrugs off talk of a possible recession and is calling on the Federal Reserve to stimulate the economy by cutting interest rates.