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.
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.
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The Associated Press has withdrawn a story about comments by Russia's ambassador to the UK about the poisoning of a former spy because it incorrectly said the spy had died.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.
Philip Issa, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 6:56am
Syrian rebels and their families were preparing to leave 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.