Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press | PostedJul 17th - 6:57pm
The hill on which the young woman's shelter is being built is so unstable that the earth crumbles under your feet. The threat of landslides is so dire that her neighbors have evacuated. Though living here could spell doom as the monsoon rains fall, she will live here anyway.
Victoria Milko, Associated Press | PostedJul 17th - 6:51pm
Myanmar's government should expedite restitution for past illegal confiscations of land, an international human rights group said Tuesday, detailing how previous land seizures there are still harming farmers under the civilian-led government of Aung San Suu Kyi.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | PostedJul 17th - 6:05pm
On the 20th anniversary of the statute that created the International Criminal Court, supporters praised the tribunal's actions to punish perpetrators of the world's worst atrocities and expressed concerns about the enormous challenges and political attacks it faces.
Luis Manuel Galeano and Christopher Sherman, Associated Press | PostedJul 17th - 4:29pm
Nicaraguan police and armed pro-government civilians on Tuesday laid siege to and then retook a symbolically important neighborhood that had recently become a center of resistance to President Daniel Ortega's government.
Aritz Parra and Samy Magdy, Associated Press | PostedJul 17th - 3:31pm
A migrant aid group has accused Libya's coast guard of abandoning three people in the Mediterranean Sea, including a woman and a toddler who died, after intercepting 160 Europe-bound migrants near the shores of the North African nation.
Jari Tanner, Associated Press | PostedJul 17th - 2:49pm
The writer and political activist who was forcibly removed from a room where U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin were about to give a joint news conference said Tuesday he wasn't trying to protest.
The Russian Embassy in Macedonia on Tuesday denied the Macedonian prime minister's allegations that Moscow is involved in public protests of an agreement with Greece that would enable the former Yugoslav republic to join NATO.
Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press | PostedJul 17th - 12:37pm
Dozens of Syrians displaced by a government offensive marched toward the Israel-occupied Golan Heights in a rare peaceful protest on Tuesday, shortly after a suspected Russian airstrike hit a school serving as a shelter in southwestern Syria, killing at least 10 people, according to activists.
In his highest profile speech since leaving office, former U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday denounced the policies of President Donald Trump without mentioning his name, taking aim at the "politics of fear, resentment, retrenchment," and decrying leaders who are caught lying and "just double down and lie some more."
Israel placed new restrictions on its only cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in response to continued Hamas hostilities, even after it agreed to a cease-fire ending 24 hours of intense fighting.
Officials in central Poland have halted improvements at a city park after archeologists found human remains at the site, a former Evangelical cemetery which held tens of thousands of bodies that were supposed to have been exhumed and moved in the 1950s.
Rahim Faiez and Amir Shah, Associated Press | PostedJul 17th - 9:49am
An Islamic State suicide bomber killed 20 people in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, including a Taliban commander, while in southern Helmand province, a government commando unit freed 54 people from a Taliban-run jail, officials said.
Greece's Supreme Court has postponed an extradition appeal hearing for the alleged head of an international crime ring after the suspect complained of feeling unwell and made his court appearance in a wheelchair.