A Philippine diplomat says the risks of an armed conflict have increased in the disputed South China Sea with a militarily stronger China now able to challenge the United States, which used to be the dominant power in the strategic waterway.
David Rising and Geir Moulson, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 18th - 9:31am
The nuclear deal with Iran has emboldened Tehran to become increasingly aggressive in the Middle East, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday, warning that Iran should "not test Israel's resolve" as he showed off what he said was part of a downed Iranian drone.
Brahima Ouedraogo, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 18th - 8:21am
West Africa's extremist threat has moved into a new part of the vast Sahel region, with a previously calm area of Burkina Faso facing the kinds of assaults that have forced thousands elsewhere to flee over the past year.
A judge in Kuwait has ordered dozens of politicians, activists and others imprisoned over protesters storming parliament in 2011 to be freed on bail pending their appeal before the country's highest court.
The former South African state prosecutor who led the case against convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius is prepared to take legal action against Jacob Zuma, the ex-president who left office last week following a series of scandals.