Franklin Briceno, Associated Press | PostedJul 16th - 1:03pm
Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo, who faces corruption charges in his homeland, was arrested in the United States following an extradition request, U.S. and Peruvian authorities said Tuesday.
Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press | PostedJul 16th - 12:51pm
A clash over a new Ukrainian language law played out Tuesday in the U.N. Security Council, where Ukrainian and Russian representatives sparred over whether the legislation promotes Ukrainian unity or jeopardizes the interests of the country's Russian-speaking population.
Saudi Arabia's Cabinet has approved a measure to allow shops to remain open for 24 hours, but the move stops short of explicitly peeling back the mandatory closure of stores during daily Muslim prayers.
Judges at the International Criminal Court have issued lengthy explanations for the decision to acquit Ivory Coast's ex-president on crimes against humanity charges resulting from postelection violence in 2010.
The head of the World Health Organization is convening a meeting of experts on Wednesday to decide whether the Ebola outbreak should be declared an international emergency after spreading to eastern Congo's biggest city this week.
North Korea on Tuesday suggested it might call off its 20-month suspension of nuclear and missile tests because of summertime U.S.-South Korean military drills that the North calls preparation for an eventual invasion.
Lori Hinnant and Sam Magdy, Associated Press | PostedJul 16th - 9:19am
A Libyan detention center where an airstrike killed more than 50 people two weeks ago is filling with migrants again, and work has resumed at a nearby weapons workshop, despite calls from the United Nations to empty the compound and others like it near the front-lines of the country's civil war.
Elaine Ganley and Lori Hinnant, Associated Press | PostedJul 16th - 7:09am
The No. 2 official in the French government resigned Tuesday following media reports that he has been living a lavish lifestyle at taxpayer expense, including hosting lobster and Champagne soirees and ordering up exorbitant renovations of his ministerial apartment.