Two Yemeni government ministers have announced their resignations in a gesture of protest, claiming that Saudi Arabia has for months now prevented Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi from returning home.
The little-known alternative candidate to Egypt's president in next week's election is insisting his campaign is serious, despite charges he entered the race at the last minute only to give it a veneer of legitimacy.
Johnson Lai and Yanan Wang, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 8:42am
A senior U.S. diplomat said at an event in Taipei on Wednesday that the United States wishes to "bolster Taiwan's ability to defend its democracy" after President Donald Trump signed a new law promoting official exchanges between the two sides that has drawn protests from Beijing.
Pressure is building on Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski to resign after several allies were caught in secretly-shot videos allegedly trying to gain the support of a lawmaker so he would block the leader's impeachment.
Rahim Faiez, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 8:29am
An Islamic State group suicide bomber struck on the road to a Shiite shrine in Afghanistan's capital on Wednesday, killing at least 31 people as Afghans celebrated the Persian new year, authorities said.
Macedonia's justice minister has resigned following public outcry over the case of a 4-year-old boy killed nearly two years ago, after a prosecutor reduced the charges against the driver of the car that hit the child.
Qassim Abdul-Zahra and Susannah George, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 8:20am
Iraq has detained or imprisoned at least 19,000 people accused of connections to the Islamic State group or other terror-related offenses, and sentenced more than 3,000 of them to death, according to an analysis by The Associated Press.
Aron Heller, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 8:10am
The Israeli military confirmed on Wednesday it carried out the 2007 airstrike in Syria that destroyed what was believed to be a nuclear reactor, lifting the veil of secrecy over one of its most daring and mysterious operations in recent memory.
Barry Hatton, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 7:37am
Portugal's government said Wednesday it was taking new steps to prevent wildfires, as a report into a three-day spate of blazes last October that killed 48 people said authorities should have been better prepared.