Areej Hazboun, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 1:28pm
Palestinian teenage protest icon Ahed Tamimi on Wednesday was sentenced to eight months in prison for slapping and kicking a pair of Israeli soldiers outside her West Bank home, capping a case that sparked uproar in Israel, turned the 17-year-old girl into a Palestinian hero and attracted international attention.
Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 1:22pm
Afghan security forces have identified key areas of the country that must be secure for elections later this year and have planned a series of military operations to free them from Taliban control, the top U.S. military officer said Wednesday.
Vladimir Isachenkov and Jill Lawless, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 1:06pm
The war of words between Russia and Britain over an ex-spy's poisoning turned uglier Wednesday as the U.K. foreign secretary called it vomit-inducing that Russian President Vladimir Putin is rejoicing over hosting the World Cup. Russia shot back that Boris Johnson is "poisoned with venom of malice and hate."
Haruna Umar and Krista Larson, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 12:48pm
Boko Haram Islamic extremists brought back nearly all of the 110 girls they had kidnapped from a boarding school last month, dropping them off in the middle of the night Wednesday with a warning: "Don't ever put your daughters in school again."
Authorities in Madrid say three city policemen have been injured when a crowd threw objects at them in a tense immigrant neighborhood of Spain's capital where violent protests followed the death last week of an African street vendor.
Philip Issa and Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 12:18pm
Hundreds of armed rebels and civilians will begin evacuating a besieged town in eastern Ghouta, a rebel spokesman and Syrian government media reported Wednesday, in the first instance of fighters leaving the opposition stronghold east of the capital following a deal reached with the government.
Jari Tanner, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 12:16pm
Finland's government said Wednesday that delegates from North Korea, South Korea and the United States concluded "constructive" unofficial diplomatic talks in the Nordic country that were widely believed to be laying the groundwork for an upcoming meeting between the Koreas and a planned U.S.-North Korea summit.
Slovakia's president agreed with some misgivings Wednesday to appoint a new government to replace the one that resigned amid a political crisis triggered by the killings of a journalist and his fiancee.