Andrea Rodriguez and Michael Weissenstein, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 10:36am
For half a century Fidel Castro seemed to be everywhere in Cuba — inspecting factories, farms and offices, expounding to the press and zooming to the scenes of natural disasters to direct the minutest details of the response.
A small group of foreign journalists arrived in North Korea on Tuesday to cover the dismantling of the country's nuclear test site later this week, but without South Korean media initially also scheduled to participate.
Jill Lawless, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 9:58am
Ariana Grande shared a message of hope with fans Tuesday as dignitaries, survivors, first responders and the people of Manchester gathered to mark the anniversary of the concert bombing that killed 22 people.
A Burkina Faso official says three extremists and one member of the security forces have been killed during an effort to dismantle an Islamic extremist group's operation in the outskirts of the capital.
Italy's 5-Star Movement is defending Giuseppe Conte, tapped to become the country's next premier, against reports accusing him of overstating his affiliations with elite international universities in his resume.
Saleh Mwanamilongo and Carley Petesch, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 9:24am
Congo's health ministry announced six new confirmed Ebola cases and two new suspected cases Tuesday as vaccinations entered a second day in an effort to contain the deadly virus in a city of more than 1 million.
Josef Federman, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 9:18am
The Palestinians on Tuesday asked the International Criminal Court to open an immediate investigation into Israeli practices in the West Bank, east Jerusalem and Gaza Strip — setting off a process that they hope will culminate with war crimes accusations against Israeli leaders.
Mike Corder, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 8:24am
Calling it a "historic step" toward justice, the Palestinian foreign minister asked the International Criminal Court on Tuesday to open an "immediate investigation" into alleged Israeli crimes committed against the Palestinian people.
Jim Gomez, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 8:14am
The Philippine president told drug suspects in a central province Tuesday to look for a way to get arrested and then stay in jail if they want to live longer, in his latest threat in his bloody anti-drug crackdown.
Aya Batrawy, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 8:14am
Saudi Arabia is holding and interrogating at least 10 women's rights activists — seven women and three men — without any access to lawyers, according to people familiar with the arrests. The detentions are seen as a culmination of a steady crackdown on perceived critics of the government.