North Korea's top diplomat will attend an annual Asian security conference next week in Manila, where concern over the North's nuclear weapons program is expected to be high on the agenda, Philippine officials said.
Burundi-born Eric Ndayisenga and his friends in exile religiously listen to a radio station that urges liberation from the deadly political violence back home. One day the report brought grief instead.
An adviser to the European Court of Justice says the court should dismiss lawsuits filed by Hungary and Slovakia challenging a European Council decision that the countries have to mandatorily take in hundreds of asylum-seekers.
The Senate has taken initial votes on the Republican effort to demolish the Obama health care law. Where it ends up is anyone's guess. But the early indication is the GOP will have a hard time approving sweeping changes in President Barack Obama's statute. That's because the Senate voted 57-43 late Tuesday against a wide-ranging proposal by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to rewrite Obama's law _ a vote that saw nine GOP defections.
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Jul 26th - 3:00am
Human rights groups asked the Philippine president Wednesday to retract a threat to order airstrikes against tribal schools he accused of teaching students to become communist rebels, warning such an attack would constitute a war crime.
Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is standing Wednesday as a witness in a major trial of some 40 people accused of involvement in a kickbacks-for-contracts scheme that helped finance his ruling Popular Party.