The U.N. envoy for South Sudan says the first step by the country's warring parties to demonstrate their backing for what they say is their final peace agreement is to silence their guns immediately and everywhere — which hasn't happened.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is strongly condemning Boko Haram's killing of a Red Cross aid worker and vows his government will do everything possible to ensure the safe return of all held by the extremist group.
Mike Corder, Associated Press | PostedSep 18th - 11:18am
The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor announced Tuesday that she is launching a preliminary investigation into deportations of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar into Bangladesh.
The governor of the western Mexico state of Jalisco has fired the director of the state morgue after a refrigerated truck carrying 157 unidentified bodies drew complaints from neighbors over the smell.
Hamza Hendawi, Associated Press | PostedSep 18th - 8:29am
Egypt's crackdown on freedom of expression under the rule of general-turned-president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has reached "alarming" and "unprecedented" levels, Amnesty International said Tuesday, calling for the unconditional release of Egyptians jailed for peacefully expressing their views.
Eric Talmadge and Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press | PostedSep 18th - 8:03am
South Korean President Moon Jae-in began his third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday with possibly his hardest mission to date — brokering some kind of compromise to keep North Korea's talks with Washington from imploding and pushing ahead with his own plans to expand economic cooperation and bring a stable peace to the Korean Peninsula.
German news agency dpa reports that a court in the eastern city of Chemnitz has ordered the release of an Iraqi man detained over the fatal stabbing of a 35-year-old German last month that sparked violent protests.