Jonathan Lemire, Jill Colvin and Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press | PostedJul 16th - 5:02pm
In an extraordinary embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump on Monday openly questioned his own intelligence agencies’ firm finding that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. election to his benefit, seeming to accept Russian President Vladimir Putin’s insistence that Moscow’s hands were clean.
Pakistan's independent Human Rights Commission warned Monday of "blatant, aggressive and unabashed" attempts to manipulate the results of elections set for later this month, with prominent activist I.A. Rehman calling it "the dirtiest election" in the country's troubled relationship with democratic rule.
Syrian rebels and government forces clashed over a reconnaissance point near the frontier with Israel, a monitoring group said Monday, as the government pressed forward with military operations in the country's southwest.
Iran said Monday that if President Donald Trump wants to negotiate after pulling the United States out of the international deal meant to prevent Tehran from developing nuclear weapons, he'll have to initiate the call.
About 400 migrants aboard two border patrol ships disembarked in a Sicilian port Monday after a half-dozen European countries promised to take some of them in rather than leave Italy alone to process their asylum claims.
Egypt's parliament on Monday passed a draft bill that grants foreigners citizenship if they deposit the sum of at least 7 million Egyptian pounds, or about $391,000, in a local bank, save it there for five years and reside in the country during that period, among other criteria.