Swiss voters are casting ballots in a referendum to decide whether to enact new restrictions on guns and line up with Switzerland's partners in the European visa-free travel zone who have already tightened gun rules following extremist attacks in Europe.
House Democrats will hear from former CIA director John Brennan about the situation in Iran amid concerns over the Trump administration's actions in the region. An outspoken critic of President Donald Trump, Brennan has been invited to a private caucus meeting Tuesday. That's according to people familiar with the private meeting. The invitation to Brennan offers counterprogramming to the Trump administration's closed-door briefing for lawmakers, which is also planned Tuesday.
A jubilant Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Sunday vowed to get straight back to work after a shock general election victory, which delivered the country three more years of conservative government.
Cheered by thousands of supporters in Bolivia's coca-growing Chapare region, President Evo Morales began his campaign for his third consecutive re-election Saturday amid opposition assertions the constitution prohibits him from running again.
A Nicaraguan-American dual national who died in a prison disturbance in Nicaragua served in the U.S. Navy and was a staunch opponent of the government of President Daniel Ortega, his cousin said Saturday.
A former Colombian rebel leader was hospitalized with signs of "altered consciousness" on Saturday, a day after being freed from jail and then rearrested in a highly-politicized drug case that has strained relations with the U.S.
Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press | PostedMay 18th - 9:58am
Lebanon's health minister — named to the post by the country's Hezbollah group — said Saturday he has overcome U.S. concerns about his ministry potentially funneling finances to the militant organization by gaining public trust and ensuring transparency.
Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard has carried out its latest series of arrests targeting online modeling, part of the hard-line group's efforts to confront what it sees as Western mores seeping into the Islamic Republic.