Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 7:37am
A cease-fire went into effect Friday after intense government attacks killed at least 37 people in an underground shelter, prompting a rebel group to call for negotiations to evacuate a new section of the besieged eastern Ghouta region near the capital Damascus, rescuers and a rebel spokesman said.
Bouazza Ben Bouazza, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 7:29am
Simon Slama and his family are the only Jews left in the Tunisian city of Monastir, once home to a thriving Jewish community. But instead of joining the exodus, he is running for office — as a candidate of Tunisia's Islamist party.
Peru's congress is expected to vote Friday to accept President Pedro Pablo Kuczysnki's resignation and swear in as his replacement a politician who the vast majority of voters never even heard of until recently.
Aritz Parra, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 6:47am
A Spanish Supreme Court judge on Friday charged 13 Catalan separatist politicians, including fugitive former regional president Carles Puigdemont, with rebellion for their attempt to declare independence from Spain.
Amir Shah, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 6:15am
Sloppy blood collection and identification by Afghanistan's army may have led to the deaths of wounded Afghan soldiers who received the wrong blood type, a U.S. watchdog said. Its report also questioned whether blood was being properly tested for disease.