A deadly outbreak linked to tainted food in South Africa is now threatening other African nations, with neighboring Namibia reporting a confirmed case that might be connected, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.
Sam Olukoya, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 20th - 11:17am
Nigeria's security forces failed to respond to several warnings that suspected Boko Haram extremists were on their way to a town where 110 schoolgirls were seized in a mass abduction last month, rights group Amnesty International said Tuesday.
An American pastor has been charged in Turkey with engaging in espionage and having links to terror groups, crimes that carry a potential sentence of up to 35 years in prison, Turkey's state-run news agency reported Tuesday.
Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 20th - 10:54am
U.S. President Donald Trump called Russian President Vladimir Putin to congratulate him on his re-election Tuesday and the leaders discussed arranging a possible bilateral meeting, the Kremlin and Trump said.
International aid groups on Tuesday slammed the European Union's migrant deal with Turkey, as new figures showed that the number of people seeking asylum in Europe dropped by almost half last year compared to 2016.
Angela Charlton and Jill Lawless, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 20th - 10:38am
Nearly two dozen Russian diplomats expelled by Britain over the poisoning of an ex-spy headed home Tuesday, while a scientist involved in the creation of the nerve agent said it could be manufactured by other countries.
Pakistan's supreme court has banned a TV host from appearing on-air for three months over his false report that the rape and murder of a young girl was linked to an international network for child pornography.
Sinan Salaheddin, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 20th - 9:42am
The dirt mound in the dry hills outside the village of Badush was known as a place where Islamic State fighters had buried some of their enemies after they overran much of northern Iraq nearly four years ago. But it was only when Iraqi authorities began digging last summer that the identity of the victims became clear.
Greece and Macedonia said Tuesday they have traded proposals for the resolution of their dispute over the former Yugoslav republic's name, ahead of a meeting on the issue between the two countries' foreign ministers.