Macedonian authorities began replacing road signs Wednesday on the country's main highway named by the previous government after the ancient warrior king Alexander the Great, in a goodwill gesture toward neighboring Greece.
A prominent Jewish-American foundation sparked outrage in Poland on Wednesday with a video calling on the United States to sever its ties with Poland to protest its controversial new Holocaust law, and by repeatedly using the historically inaccurate term "Polish Holocaust."
Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 21st - 9:56am
Inside the immigration office in Tel Aviv, Yohannes Tesfagabr considered his options. He could not return to Eritrea, a country he risked his life to flee in 2010. He hoped to avoid the fate of compatriots who languished in a desert jail for illegally staying in Israel.
Ian Deitch, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 21st - 9:42am
Now that one of Benjamin Netanyahu's closest confidants has turned state witness, according to Israeli media reports Wednesday, it may mark a turning point for the beleaguered prime minister facing a slew of corruption allegations that could topple him from power.
Jon Gambrell, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 21st - 9:00am
A prominent human rights activist in Bahrain was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison over tweets alleging prison torture in his country and misconduct in Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen, despite wide international criticism of his trial.
A bomb exploded Wednesday in a bank in the northern city of Lashio, a region where there is fighting between the government and ethnic minority guerrillas, killing two people and injuring 21 others, Myanmar authorities said.