Joseph Wilson, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 10:46am
Catalonia's secession-minded parliament debated Thursday whether to elect as the restive Spanish region's next president a former separatist government minister who could be indicted on rebellion charges within 24 hours.
Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 10:10am
British Prime Minister Theresa May urged European Union leaders on Thursday to unite and condemn Russia for not respecting international rules or borders, while Moscow slammed the U.K. as untrustworthy in its investigation of the poisoning of a former spy.
Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 9:58am
South Korean ex-President Lee Myung-bak was arrested and jailed early Friday over a range of corruption allegations, becoming the latest in a series of disgraced leaders embroiled in scandals and other problems after leaving office.
Philip Issa, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 9:48am
Syrian rebels and their families boarded government buses before departing a besieged town in the eastern Ghouta suburbs of Damascus on Thursday, in a deal that could see the bombed-out town handed over to the government following years of siege.
Peru's congress is gearing up to consider whether or not to accept President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's resignation following the release of several videos appearing to show allies offering state contracts in exchange for a vote against his pending impeachment.
Sam Olukoya and Bashir Adigun, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 9:26am
Just one Nigerian schoolgirl is still held by Boko Haram after the extremists released 104 classmates seized in a mass abduction and she "will not be abandoned," President Muhammadu Buhari said Thursday, with no word on five girls still unaccounted for who are said to be dead and buried.
The Ukrainian parliament on Thursday stripped a celebrated former military pilot and presidential hopeful of her immunity as a lawmaker, sanctioning her arrest on charges of plotting an attack on parliament with grenades and automatic weapons.
Austria's foreign minister has ordered an attache at the country's embassy in Israel to return home after a newspaper reported that he posted a picture of himself in a T-shirt sold by a far-right group.
Mike Corder, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 8:24am
The right-wing populist party of anti-Islam firebrand Geert Wilders has gained footholds for the first time in dozens of municipalities across the Netherlands, but has struggled in some key cities, according to results broadcast Thursday.
Fares Akram, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 8:09am
A man wanted for a bombing that targeted the Palestinian premier's convoy as he visited Gaza last week was killed in a firefight Thursday with Hamas forces, the militant Islamic group that rules the territory said.