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.
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.
Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 9:08am
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.
Moammar Gadhafi's cousin says the corruption allegations against former French President Nicolas Sarkozy are "God's punishment" for his role in the NATO-backed uprising that toppled and killed the longtime Libyan leader.
Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 8:51am
A South Korean court on Thursday approved an arrest warrant for ex-President Lee Myung-bak over a range of corruption allegations, making him the latest in a series of leaders embroiled in scandals and other problems after leaving office.
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.
The anti-graft tribunal trying Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday rejected his request to travel to London to see his ailing wife, who has been in treatment there since last year.
Cambodia's ambassador to the United Nations office in Geneva on Thursday rejected a statement to the U.N. Human Rights Council endorsed by 45 nations that urges improvements in the Southeast Asia nation's rights situation ahead of a general election this July.
Vanessa Gera, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 7:22am
Poland's government distanced itself Thursday from comments made by the prime minister's father, who claimed Jews willingly entered ghettos during the German occupation of Poland to get away from their Christian neighbors.
The Associated Press has withdrawn a story about comments by Russia's ambassador to the UK about the poisoning of a former spy because it incorrectly said the spy had died. He remains in critical condition. A substitute item will be filed.