The United States is to return three church bells seized by U.S. troops as war trophies from the Philippines more than a century ago in a move long demanded by Filipino leaders, including the current president, who is critical of Washington and has gravitated toward China.
Italy's interior minister is defending a new government-backed law eliminating the category of "humanitarian protection" for migrants, saying it will actually provide more protections to real refugees.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | PostedDec 10th - 3:23pm
Twenty million people in war-torn Yemen are hungry — a staggering 70 percent of the population and a 15 percent increase from last year — and for the first time 250,000 are facing "catastrophe," the U.N. humanitarian chief said Monday.
Puerto Rico's power company said Monday that it plans to hire private firms to repair some 106,000 streetlights across the U.S. territory that remain in the dark more than a year after Hurricane Maria.
Hundreds of inmates at Macedonia's main prison outside the capital have refused to accept meals to press demands that an amnesty expected to be granted for suspects involved in a violent political protest at parliament last year be expanded to other offences.
A special task force will investigate accusations by 10 women that they were sexually abused by a self-styled spiritual healer at his clinic in Brazil's central-western state of Goias, police said Monday.
Israeli military forces carried out a series of raids in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Monday, bursting into stores and offices of the official Palestinian news agency in a manhunt for gunmen who shot seven Israelis outside a Jewish settlement.