Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | PostedJun 19th - 3:53pm
All peace efforts in Afghanistan including a new initiative by Germany and Qatar for talks among Afghans must be aimed at starting formal negotiations between the government and the Taliban, the U.N. envoy for the war-torn country said Wednesday.
Scott Smith and Joshua Goodman, Associated Press | PostedJun 19th - 1:32pm
The United Nations' top human rights official arrived in Venezuela Wednesday for a visit that comes amid heightened international pressure on President Nicolás Maduro for allegedly silencing opponents with jail, torture and excessive violence.
MarÍa Verza, Associated Press | PostedJun 19th - 1:24pm
Thin mattresses cover every inch of floor each night at the Good Shepherd shelter near the Mexico-Guatemala border, even spilling into the kitchen and the chapel, as an over-capacity crowd of migrants tries to find space to sleep.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | PostedJun 19th - 1:08pm
The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court urged Sudan's transitional authorities on Wednesday to hand over or prosecute ousted President Omar al-Bashir and four others for alleged war crimes in Darfur.
Tom Odula, Associated Press | PostedJun 19th - 10:35am
A Kenyan court Wednesday found three people guilty of conspiracy to commit a terror attack after phone records and handwriting linked them to the 2015 Garissa University assault that killed 148 people.
Jamey Keaten and Aya Batrawy, Associated Press | PostedJun 19th - 10:00am
The gathering on the second floor of the Saudi consulate featured an unlikely collection: a forensic doctor, intelligence and security officers, agents of the crown prince's office. As they waited for their target to arrive, one asked how they would carry out the body.
Laure Van Ruymbeke and Isabel Debre, Associated Press | PostedJun 19th - 9:09am
On a high school trip to Jordan's ancient city of Petra, a group of teenagers sneak out at night to drink beer, smoke weed and gossip around a bonfire. A girl asks her frisky boyfriend to take things slow.
A senior official in Spain's center-left Socialist party says her party has offered "important administrative posts" to the far-left We Can party to secure its parliamentary support for a new government.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she's doing fine, a day after concerns over her health were raised when she appeared unsteady and visibly shaking while meeting the Ukrainian president outside her Berlin office.
Lebanon's president says his country is eager to take part in Russia-backed political meetings on the Syrian war because it wants to monitor efforts that may accelerate the return of hundreds of thousands of refugees in living in Lebanon.
Albanian police said Wednesday they arrested five opposition supporters for allegedly damaging ballot boxes and documents to prevent upcoming municipal elections, while the government proposed punishing people convicted of election interference by prohibiting them to leave the country.