Human rights lawyer and activist Amal Clooney is demanding justice for victims of an "epidemic of sexual violence" in conflicts, especially rapes and abuses by Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria.
Slovenia's liberal prime minister, whose government has kept an anti-immigrant party at bay in the small nation, says the European Union needs a new, more efficient leadership to counter populist surge and the mounting influence of Russia and China.
The leading conservative candidate in next month's European Parliament elections tells The Associated Press that he would like to see Britain stay in the European Union and warned populist parties in Europe that they would have no place in the EU's largest political bloc unless they shared its vision of an "integrated and more ambitious Europe."
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he wants to name a new settlement in the Golan Heights after President Donald Trump out of gratitude for the White House's recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the territory.
Thailand's state Election Commission has agreed to investigate whether the leader of a popular new political party that ran a strong third in last month's general election may not have been qualified to run as a candidate.
U.S. President Donald Trump will pay a three-day state visit to Britain as a guest of Queen Elizabeth II in June, Buckingham Palace announced Tuesday — more than two years after Britain extended him an invitation for a pomp-filled ceremonial stay.
Aya Batrawy, Associated Press | PostedApr 23rd - 7:44am
Saudi Arabia on Tuesday beheaded 37 Saudi citizens, most of them minority Shiites, in a mass execution across the country for alleged terrorism-related crimes. It publicly pinned one of the convicted Sunni extremists' bodies and its severed head to a pole as a warning to others.