Mike Corder, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 2:20pm
Lawmakers in the Netherlands overwhelmingly voted Thursday to label as genocide the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks more than a century ago. Turkey condemned the move, which is likely to further ratchet up diplomatic tensions between the two countries.
Predrag Milic, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 1:56pm
The man who hurled a bomb into the U.S. Embassy compound in Montenegro's capital, and then killed himself, was an ex-soldier apparently decorated by former Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic after NATO's bombing of Serbia and Montenegro in 1999, authorities said Thursday.
Elaine Ganley, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 1:36pm
The rising star of France's far-right National Front until abruptly leaving politics last year stepped into the limelight on the other side of the Atlantic, decrying the European Union and immigration in a speech Thursday at a major forum for American Conservatives.
Evens Sanon, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 1:12pm
Aid group Oxfam Great Britain will be suspended from operating in Haiti for the next two months pending an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by its employees, a government official said Thursday.
Josef Federman, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 12:18pm
Qatar's point man for Gaza on Thursday urged the world to send urgently needed humanitarian aid to the territory, warning that the war-ravaged coastal strip is "on the verge of collapsing" and could plunge into a new round of fighting with Israel if conditions do not improve.
Philip Issa, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 12:02pm
World leaders called for an urgent cease-fire in Syria on Thursday as government forces pounded the opposition-controlled eastern suburbs of the capital in a crushing campaign that has left hundreds of people dead in recent days.
Danica Coto, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 11:56am
Puerto Rico's governor announced Thursday that a team of experts at George Washington University will lead an independent, in-depth review to determine the number of deaths caused by Hurricane Maria amid accusations that the U.S. territory has undercounted the toll.
More than 100 girls are still missing three days after suspected Boko Haram extremists attacked their school in northern Nigeria, parents said Thursday, as fears grew that they may have been kidnapped like those from Chibok town nearly four years ago.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter is warning that the two-state solution in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict "is being overtaken by a one-state reality which will have dire consequences for Israel in the long-term."