Egypt's first democratically elected president, Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi, was buried under heavy security early on Tuesday, a day after his dramatic collapse and death inside a glass cage of a Cairo courtroom, a member of his defense team said.
The U.S. and Iran are taking actions that move them a step closer to what could become an open conflict. Tehran says it will no longer comply with the nuclear deal that keeps it from making nuclear weapons, which means it could soon start to enrich uranium on a track to weapons-grade levels. In Washington, the Trump administration has decided to deploy 1,000 more troops to the Middle East, a deterrent as well as a signal to allies worried about keeping open shipping lanes in the region.
A Pakistani climber was killed and Italian and Pakistani members of the same expedition were injured after being caught in an avalanche on a mountain in remote northern Pakistan, a mountaineering group said Tuesday.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | PostedJun 17th - 9:23pm
An independent review of United Nations operations in the years before hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar's military concluded that the organization's many bodies failed to act together, resulting in "systemic and structural failures."
Egypt's first democratically elected president, Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi who was ousted by the military in 2013 after a year in office, collapsed in court while on trial Monday and died, state TV and his family said.
The European Union said Monday that it will consider Iran to be complying with its obligations under a global nuclear deal up until the point scientific evidence emerges that it has breached its commitments.
Maria Verza and Christopher Sherman, Associated Press | PostedJun 17th - 12:15pm
Mexico's efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory showed some bite Monday as some people turned around to head south in the face of increased enforcement, while government officials said they would target human smuggling rings.
A car bombing targeted an armored vehicle belonging to the Indian army in disputed Kashmir late Monday, wounding at least six soldiers and two civilians, officials said. Separately, an army officer and a suspected rebel were killed in a gunbattle.
Joshua Goodman and Eric Tucker, Associated Press | PostedJun 17th - 10:59am
U.S. investigators have received permission from Ecuador to question a Swedish programmer close to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange who has been held in jail for more than two months on suspicion of hacking, The Associated Press has learned.