Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel has the “full right” to annex the Jordan Valley if it chose to, even as the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court warned the country against taking the bold step.
Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press | PostedDec 5th - 9:30am
Russian President Vladimir Putin offered Thursday to immediately extend the only remaining nuclear arms reduction pact with the United States, but a senior U.S. official said Washington wants a broader deal involving China.
At least 28 people have died in landslides in Burundi and that toll could grow with many people missing, local authorities said Thursday, as East Africa continued to struggle with weeks of unusually heavy rains.
Anti-government protesters say at least 15 people have suffered stab wounds in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square, the epicenter of their movement, after political parties and Iran-backed militia groups briefly joined them, raising fears of infiltration by authorities.
London’s Court of Appeal on Thursday exonerated three men who had served time in prison nearly 50 years ago following the testimony of a corrupt police officer — one of several high-profile cases involving black men that proved controversial.
Jan M. Olsen and Elias Meseret, Associated Press | PostedDec 5th - 7:06am
The director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute has called it “highly problematic” that the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize winner won’t attend any event next week where he could be asked questions publicly, while the spokesman for Ethiopia’s prime minister cited “pressing” domestic issues and the leader’s “humble disposition.”