The EU's lawmaking body has condemned Egyptian authorities for human rights abuses and is urging them to lift restrictions on free speech and assembly, halt mass trials and stop sentencing minors to death, and release political prisoners.
British Prime Minister Theresa May was seeking a Brexit lifeline from European Union leaders Thursday after winning a no-confidence vote among her own Conservative lawmakers at home — a victory won only after she put a time limit on her leadership.
Samuel Petrequin, Associated Press | PostedDec 13th - 6:44am
A sixth "yellow vest" protester has been killed in France after being hit by a truck at a road blockade near the southern city of Avignon, French authorities said Thursday, as the protest movement showed no signs of abating.
Sri Lanka's Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday that President Maithripala Sirisena's order to dissolve Parliament and hold new elections was unconstitutional, a much-anticipated verdict that further embroils the Indian Ocean nation in political crisis.
The head of the U.N. agency focusing on AIDS says he'll leave his post in June, an early departure announced a week after independent experts looking into sexual harassment at UNAIDS blasted its "defective leadership."
Hopelessly divided over how to improve the European Union's asylum system, EU leaders are set Thursday to underline their intention to keep beefing up Europe's borders and outsource their migrant challenge to the countries of northern Africa.