Serzh Sargsyan, who ruled Armenia for 10 years, resigned Monday as prime minister after thousands of people poured into the streets to protest his political maneuvering to cling to power in this former Soviet republic.
Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 23rd - 12:07pm
An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition hit a wedding party in northern Yemen, killing at least 20 people, health officials said Monday, as harrowing images emerged on social media of the deadly bombing, the third to hit Yemeni civilians since the weekend.
Police on the eastern Greek island of Lesbos on Monday arrested 120 asylum-seekers for illegal camping, following overnight violence by local residents trying to end their five-day sit-in protest in the heart of the island capital.
Italy's president asked the populist 5-Star Movement on Monday to see if it can find a parliamentary majority with the Democratic Party, after weeks of consultations failed to yield a government following inconclusive March 4 elections.
Syrian government forces moved to cut off Islamic State militants in southern Damascus from nearby rebel-held suburbs Monday in an attempt to force the extremists to surrender or evacuate the district, state media reported.
Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan resigned Monday, giving in to protesters who claimed he was trying to rule for life. As a president nearing his term limit, Sargsyan shifted the country to a system in which the prime minister is more powerful than the president, and a week ago he took the new top job. Here's how the crisis unfolded:
The European Court of Human Rights on Monday rejected a case from British parents who want to take their terminally ill toddler to Italy for treatment instead of allowing a U.K. hospital to remove him from life support.
Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 23rd - 9:20am
The prosecutor in the trial of a Danish inventor accused of torture and murder in the death of a Swedish journalist during a private submarine trip said Monday there is "a risk that he that can commit the same kind of crime again."