Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press | PostedAug 24th - 6:55am
Yemeni military officials say forces loyal to the country's internationally recognized government have wrested control of a military camp from a separatist militia backed by the United Arab Emirates just outside a key southern city.
The trial of Sudan's autocratic former President Omar al-Bashir on corruption and money laundering charges was adjourned for one week following testimony from several witnesses Saturday, a judicial official said.
President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron are having a private lunch before the start of the Group of Seven summit in Biarritz. Macron says the leaders are discussing "a lot of crisis" around the world, including Libya, Iran and Russia, as well as trade policy and climate change. Trump was asked if he'd follow through on his threat to place tariffs on French wines in retaliation for France's digital services tax. Trump was noncommittal, saying only that "I love French wine."
Hong Kong protesters threw bricks and gasoline bombs at police, who responded with tear gas, as chaotic scenes returned to the summer-long anti-government protests on Saturday for the first time in nearly two weeks.
Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press | PostedAug 23rd - 5:11pm
North Korea fired two suspected short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast on Saturday in the seventh weapons launch in a month, South Korea's military said, a day after it vowed to remain America's biggest threat in protest of U.S.-led sanctions on the country.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | PostedAug 23rd - 1:30pm
There will be no long-term peace in Myanamar and no return of Rohingya refugees unless there is accountability for the "brutality" of the Asian country's military forces, a member of the U.N. Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar said Friday.