Yemen's warring parties are obstructing the flow of crucial aid from the Red Sea port of Hodeida endangering millions in what is already the world's worst humanitarian crisis, an international rights group said. It urged the U.N. Security Council to impose "targeted sanctions" on those responsible for hampering humanitarian assistance and violating international law.
Barely a week in office, Italy's populist interior minister lost no time in bringing home his message: His government will make good on a campaign pledge to swiftly deport 100,000 migrants from the Mediterranean nation.
Sam Mednick and Elias Meseret, Associated Press | PostedJun 22nd - 9:38am
The latest attempt at ending South Sudan's five-year civil war failed Friday as President Salva Kiir rejected working again with rival Riek Machar after their first face-to-face meeting in almost two years.
British Prime Minister Theresa May joined more than 2,000 people at London's Westminster Abbey on Friday to celebrate the contribution of immigrants from the Caribbean, 70 years to the day after hundreds of West Indians arrived to help rebuild war-scarred Britain.
Diplomats said Friday that Israel has temporarily reduced its participation with the U.N.'s main human rights body, days after the United States pulled out largely over its allegation that the Human Rights Council is biased against Israel.
Ian Deitch, Associated Press | PostedJun 22nd - 8:44am
President Donald Trump's Mideast team met Friday with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Israel as part of a visit with regional leaders to discuss the U.S. plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday said an upcoming meeting of European leaders in Brussels would be a "first exchange" toward finding solutions and agreements to problems connected with migration.
Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press | PostedJun 22nd - 8:05am
Syrian government forces kept up their pressure on the country's strategic southwest on Friday, using artillery, airstrikes and dropping barrel bombs that targeted rebel-held parts of the region, activists said.
Italy's populist, anti-migrant interior minister said Friday that Malta should allow a Dutch-flagged rescue ship carrying hundreds of migrants rescued from rubber dinghies off the Libyan coast to make port there because the ship is now in Maltese waters.