Authorities in Azerbaijan have arrested two opposition leaders in the capital for attempting to organize a procession, including the laying of flowers, at a national cemetery known as the Alley of Martyrs.
Elias Meseret, Associated Press | PostedNov 17th - 5:52am
Africa's leaders applauded Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for making substantial reforms in his country as they met to consider improvements to the continent-wide body at a summit that started Saturday.
Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press | PostedNov 17th - 5:42am
At least 40 people, mostly women and children, were killed Saturday by U.S.-led airstrikes on the last pocket held by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria, a war monitor and Syrian state media reported.
Scattered confrontations broke out Saturday between supporters and opponents of the divisive helper of the Dutch version of Santa Claus, police and media reported, amid a fierce and increasingly polarized debate about the helper known as Black Pete.
Grant Peck, Associated Press | PostedNov 17th - 2:24am
After spending nine years and more than $300 million to prosecute leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge responsible for the deaths of 1.7 million of their countrymen, a U.N.-assisted tribunal has ended up convicting only three people for the communist group's heinous actions.
Crews continue to battle a Northern California wildfire that has killed at least 71 people, making it the country's deadliest in a century. President Donald Trump on Saturday plans to tour the destruction caused by the blaze, which he has blamed on poor forest management in comments that have irked some survivors. There is confusion over how many people are unaccounted for, with Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea saying Friday that more than 1,000 are on the missing list.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | PostedNov 16th - 6:27pm
A key U.N. committee overwhelmingly approved a resolution Friday strongly condemning the continuing "gross human rights violations and abuses" against Rohingya Muslims who are treated as outsiders in Myanmar and were victims of a brutal campaign by the country's military.